LLT Directors meet Nicola Sturgeon, Cabinet Secretary for Health & Wellbeing & Deputy First Minister of Scotland, August 2009

On Aug 27th, Dawn Skelton and Bob Laventure, met with the Deputy First Minister of Scotland to discuss Scottish Government contribution and collaboration with the World Congress on Active Ageing in August 2012. The Scottish Government has a committment to support Active Ageing leading up to the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow in 2014 as part…

New USA Guidelines on Physical Activity in Older People (2009) now recommend strength and balance activities not just moderate physical activity :)

The new USA PA guidelines (for young people, adults and older adults) have now been published and are available to download at http://www.cdc.gov/nccdphp/dnpa/physical/health_professionals/reports/index.htm The UK have also been updating their guidelines and the BHF NCPAH hope to publish there in later in 2011. For further information about the consultation, visit the BHF website. Dawn Skelton,…

Human Kinetics Books and Courses

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Our Healthier Nation (1999) DoH

The Our Healthier Nation Website is a major gateway to information on all aspects of Saving lives: Our Healthier Nation, the government-wide health strategy for England, published in July 1999. The OHN Website provides links to the wide range of related work across government. It aims to help professionals who are working to improve health…