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Physical activity interventions impacting health in the community

ByDavid Broom, Stuart Flint

This chapter introduces you to, and defines, physical activity and sedentary behaviour. It highlights the low levels of the population meeting the recommendations of physical activity in the UK. Thus, interventions are needed to increase physical activity levels. Using a lifespan approach, we introduce you to key interventions. Case studies highlight the key components of these interventions as well as what community sports managers need to consider when developing their own approaches through the highlighting good practice.