Project information Physical activity encouraging Date Update March Declaration of interests February Quality statements Physical activity encouraging This quality standard covers how local strategy, policy and planning and improvements to the physical environment such as public open spaces, workplaces and schools can encourage and support people of all ages to be physically active.It does not specifically cover encouraging physical activity in patients and carers who are in contact with the NHS. Physical Activity Interventions in Children and Parents have role to play in encouraging healthy behaviors This is an excerpt from Physical Activity Interventions in Children and Adolescents by Dianne S Ward, Ruth P Saunders, and Russell R Pate. Physical Activity, Tools Resources, NHLBI, NIH Nov , Physical Activity Tools and Resources These tools and resources help families and communities better understand physical activity and how it relates to maintaining a healthy weight. EPSI European Platform for Sports Innovation About EPSI EPSI is a membership based networking organisation within Europe that focuses on innovation in the areas of physical activity related to sport, leisure and health. Encouraging Wellness in Older Patients niah Exercise and Physical Activity Exercise has proven benefits for older people It reduces risk of cardiovascular disease, hypertension, type diabetes, osteoporosis, obesity, colon cancer, and breast cancer.It also decreases the risk of falls and fall related injuries. Like the rest of us, older people may know that exercise is good for their health, but they may not have the motivation or Physical Activity Mental Health Temple University A broad range of materials that outline the community inclusion benefits of physical activity, guidelines for physical activity fairs, training programs for providers in community mental health settings, and research into documented advances in participation. Physical Activity and Building Stronger Communities Physical activity and building stronger communities Physical activity, community and social capital Physical activity is a behaviour that is associated with individual, social and economic factors Overcoming Barriers Adding More Physical Activity to your If you have questions about physical activity or exercise, call or for the deaf and heard of hearing toll free in B.C Our qualified exercise professionals are available Monday to Friday from am to pm Pacific Time. BEST INVESTMENTS FOR PHYSICAL ACTIVITY WHAT WORKS What works in promoting physical activity I ve been part of a group at the University of Edinburgh, and the International Society for Physical Activity and Health who have distilled this hugely important message down into an infographic.