21 April 2017
ukactive Executive Director Steven Ward said:
“We welcome Baroness Grey-Thompson’s independent report to Government on Duty of Care in Sport, an important statement that has recommendations for the whole of the physical activity sector.
19 April 2017
ukactive has announced a three-year strategic partnership with Electric Muscle Stimulation (EMS) equipment specialist miha bodytec, as the German brand targets international expansion through entry to the UK market.
18 April 2017
ukactive Chair Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson responds to the Government's call for a snap general election:
Every general election is an important moment for the country, providing a snapshot of where we are as a nation and where we want to go. Given its significance, we recognise that Brexit will no doubt dominate the campaign, but it mustn't suffocate the debate completely.
12 April 2017
Not-for-profit health body ukactive will start the countdown to National Fitness Day 2017 by unveiling a blockbuster line-up of events at major consumer exhibition This Morning Live.
The show – expected to attract more than 50,000 consumers during its 18-21 May run at the NEC in Birmingham – is a live exhibition which will bring Britain’s most popular daytime TV programme to life.
10 April 2017
Getting older people moving through activities such as Zumba and dance topped the news agenda today (10 April), with several national newspapers highlighting the benefits of regular exercise for over 60s, following a ukactive press campaign.
New ukactive analysis on physical activity interventions among over 60s gained prominent coverage in the Sunday Telegraph. It found that getting Britons aged over 60 to do five 30-minute dance classes a week could help save the NHS £11bn, at a time when health budgets and hospitals are being stretched to the limit. The research also found that a regular dance could prevent almost 850,000 cases of disease and injury, including almost a third of hip fractures.
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