Shape the physical environment to encourage physical activity

Adults have been recommended to take part in 150 minutes of moderate intensity activity every week – but evidence suggests that in England only one in 20 people meet this recommended level of activity.

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Tackling obesity in the UK »Tackling obesity in the UK
Tackling obesity »Tackling obesity
Shape the physical environment to encourage physical activity
Encourage active transport (walking and cycling) »Encourage active transport (walking and cycling)
Mandatory health impact assessments for local planning decisions »Mandatory health impact assessments for local planning decisions
Improve community sports facilities and programs »Improve community sports facilities and programs
Invest in school physical exercise facilities »Invest in school physical exercise facilities
Protect and increase green spaces »Protect and increase green spaces
Who should shape the physical environment? »Who should shape the physical environment?
Encourage physical activity in daily life »Encourage physical activity in daily life
Overseeing a decline in physical activity »Overseeing a decline in physical activity
NICE – Local authority environmental interventions »NICE – Local authority environmental interventions
NICE – Physically active travel »NICE – Physically active travel
NICE – Physical activity and the environment »NICE – Physical activity and the environment
NICE – Transport and physical activity »NICE – Transport and physical activity
NICE – Encouraging children and young people to be physically active »NICE – Encouraging children and young people to be physically active
NICE – Public open spaces and physical activity »NICE – Public open spaces and physical activity
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