24 March 2016
The rise in tablet and smartphone use of young children is creating long-term health risks for the UK as a new ukactive poll of parents suggests that almost nine in ten British mums and dads (87 per cent) feel that increased use of tablets and smartphones by children has contributed to a decline in the amount of exercise they do.
22 March 2016
ukactive Executive Director Steven Ward today welcomed the announcement of the roll-out of the National Diabetes Prevention Programme and said that it marked a breakthrough moment for physical activity and the National Health Service.
16 March 2016
ukactive have responded to the 2016 budget and in particular George Osborne's announcement that a levy on sugar will get the next generation 'fit for the future', and welcomes the extra investment for children's activity programmes.
Responding to the announcement that the Primary PE and Sport Premium will have be doubled to £320m to spend from 2017, Executive Director Steven Ward said it was a chance to turn the tide on generation inactive.
09 March 2016
Today (9th March) ukactive hosted a Parliamentary reception for its Strategic Partner Group and a score of Members of Parliament to unveil its plans to make more use of the House of Commons to campaign for a healthier nation.
07 March 2016
ukactive has today announced its first Keynote speakers for its 2016 Flame Conference held 29th June at the International Conference Centre in Telford.
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