The systematic map aimed to review the scope of the quantitative research literature on the relationship between obesity and sedentary behaviour in young people aged 6-16. This systematic review was published by EPPI-Centre in 2009. Systematic reviews aim to find as much as possible of the research relevant to the particular research questions, and use explicit methods to identify what can reliably be said on the basis of these studies.
The EPPI-Centre carried out a scoping review to provide an overview of the current international research literature that evaluates the effectiveness of incentives to address health behaviours related to smoking, healthy eating, physical activity, obesity and weight management. This systematic review was published by EPPI-Centre in 2010. .Systematic reviews aim to find as much as possible of the research relevant to the particular research questions, and use explicit methods to identify what can reliably be said on the basis of these studies.
Document setting out the UK Government's strategy for helping individuals to maintain a healthy weight and outlining the roles various agencies such as schools and health services can play in helping to achieve this goal.
Document laying out the Scottish Executive's strategy for responding to and planning for an ageing population in Scotland. The strategy covers topics such as the role of public services, increased opportunities for older people, better intergenerational relationships, improving health and providing lifelong learning opportunities.
Document laying out the UK Government's framework for the delivery of physical activity for adults in England, incorporating sport and based on local needs and building on the physical activity legacy of the 2012 London Olympic and Paralympic Games.
This review looks at the evidence base for improving the wellbeing of disabled children and young people through improving access to positive and inclusive activities. It assess where gaps in the evidence base occur and suggests where future research and development may need to take place.
Paper describing and discussing ten examples of interventions for obesity which involve both healthy eating and physical activity. The examples featured all strive to be low cost interventions and fall in to the broad categories of community schemes, active travel initiatives, health in the workplace and lifestyle incentives.
This resource, produced by the Mental Health Foundation, is a guide which illustrates the different ways that can help people to keep in good mental health.
This booklet, produced by the Mental Health Foundation, provides information about exercise referral and the treatment of mild or moderate depression for GPs and healthcare practitioners.
This booklet, produced by the Mental Health Foundation, provides information about how people with depression can use exercise to help them get better, and that they may be able to get 'prescriptions' for exercise from their GP.