Category Archives: Activity for health

Use of physical activity for promoting health and wellbeing

Massive revamp of ePALs (& 50% of this weekend only)

We have just spent the last month completely revamping our ePALs product and it’s looking stunning even if I say so myself! If you want to check it out for yourself, there’s a free version that we’ve nicknamed ePALs Lite, … Continue reading

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sportEX health archives now available free

Earlier this year we very sadly had to call time on our physical activity health promotion journal, sportEX health. As many of you know, we struggled to ever cover our costs on the magazine and we kept going believing that … Continue reading

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Physical activity special in this month’s issue of BJSM

The Sept issue of BJSM is looking good for those of you interested in promoting health through physical activity. Plus the ‘editor’s choice’ article is freely accessible and is on the subject of the International Olympic Committee consensus statement on the … Continue reading

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2000 free walks and walking maps

A flashy-flash based website giving you maps for more than 2,000 walks scattered all over the UK. You can select by difficulty rating, distance, duration, region (or several regions), whether you want it to be point to point or circular. If you promote physical activity to people, this could be handy site. Continue reading

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Yahoo's Purple Pedals Project

One of the aims of this blog is to highlight interesting things I encounter that are relevant to the topics of the sportEX magazines. These could come from anywhere – podcasts, newsletters, emails from sportEX readers etc. This one I … Continue reading

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Step by step tube line by Pruhealth

This is a great idea for those of you promoting physical activity in London. PruHealth have developed a tube map which details the number of steps between each station on the London Tube line. The idea is to encourage people … Continue reading

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sportEX leaflets given NHS nod of approval

The Department of Health’s London Regional Public Health Group physical activity team have identified sportEX’s activity and medical conditions leaflets as some of the best quality leaflets available in the UK. They have circulated an email to their public health contacts as a result and can be read here. Continue reading

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