In 2003, the Scottish Executive published its 10 year physical activity strategy for all ages. Click here to download the document.
This pdf gives information on the requirements to be a L4 instructor with REPS and SA. Click here to download.
Physical Activity in Later Life: Further Analysis of the Allied Dunbar National Fitness Survey and the Health Education Authority Survey of Activity and Health. Skelton DA, Young A, Walker A, Hoinville E. Health Education Authority, The Stationary Office, London. 1999. Click here to download.
This guidance from the National Institute of Clinical Excellence is for Occupational Therapists and other professionals working with older people. It focuses on the need for tailored activity options to suit the individual needs and preferences.
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SkillsActive, the Sector Skills Council for Active Leisure and Learning – which includes Physical Activity and Exercise – is anxious to ensure that the Assessment Guidance and Evidence Requirements for these new NVQs and SVQs is uniform. Therefore it has co-ordinated work across the awarding bodies, with appropriate inputs from industry experts, to provide Assessment…
Produce innovative, informative products in all areas of physical activity that help people worldwide lead healthier, more active lives. The greatest challenge facing Human Kinetics is to convert all information about physical activity into knowledge–information that people can use to make a positive difference in their lives.
C. Jones, Debra Rose. The first book to detail the fundamental knowledge and skills associated with the curriculum standards for training physical activity instructors of older adults. The proposed standards were developed by a national coalition of senior fitness specialists and published in 1998 in the Journal of Aging and Physical Activity. Physical Activity Instruction…
This abstract, presented at the 2008 7th World Congress on Aging and Physical Activity, discusses the development, content and evaluation of the Someone Like Me programme.