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18 October 2018 by Barry Kelly

Moving Medicine – prescribing physical activity for a healthier London

At London Sport’s recent Active London event, Sir Muir Gray spoke of two healthcare revolutions that had an ‘amazing’ impact. The first was the public health revolution and the work of John Snow in tracing the source of a cholera outbreak in Soho (in 1854) to a water pump which led to fundamental changes in the

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18 October 2018 by Mieke Stones

Active London: tackling inactivity differently

On 28 September at the KIA Oval we had our Active London event, bringing together hundreds of stakeholders from across physical activity, public health, transport, policy, environment and education to tackle the inactivity crisis head on. Take a look back here at some of the highlights here. Bringing new ways of thinking At London Sport,

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17 October 2018 by Andrew Lawton

Exploring the role of SportTech in creating health solutions for Londoners

London Sport are bringing SportTech to the forefront of physical activity and mental health provision once again with their Embracing the Future event this November. The workshop event, sponsored by Notting Hill Genesis, on 1 November at Plexal in the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park will look at how SportTech can improve health outcomes. Delegates will

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16 October 2018 by Andrew Lawton

London Sport launch collaboration with UK Deaf Sport

London Sport are launching a new partnership with UK Deaf Sport to increase the number of physical activity opportunities delivered to deaf or hard of hearing residents across the capital. With inactivity substantially higher amongst London residents with hearing impairments (57.8%) than average (24.8%), the partnership will increase awareness of existing participation opportunities. The collaboration,

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16 October 2018 by Becca Mihill

London Sport joins Loughborough University’s Collaborative Project

London Sport are delighted to have been announced as a project partner for Loughborough University London’s Collaborative Project for the first time. The university, based in the Midlands but with a post-graduate campus in the capital, will collaborate with 35 respected national and international organisations during the scheme. Almost 1,000 students will be involved tackling

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