A historical document written by Dawn Skelton for the DTI/HEA way back then! Still reads well 🙂 Click here to download.
Someone Like Me: Increasing Participation in Physical Activity Among Seniors With Senior Peer Health Mentors
Abstract presented at the 7th World Congress on Active Ageing in Japan in 2008. Authors, the 3 LLt Directors, Bob Laventure, Susie Dinan and Dawn Skelton. To view the abstract, click here.
The University of Oxford undertook a review of existing qualitative research evidence around understanding participation in sport. This report has a section on recently retired and older people.
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Sport England commissioned research in 2009.
The aim of this research was to significantly improve understanding of the determinants of participation in sport and physical activity, in order to better design interventions that will engage people in lifelong involvement in sport and physical activity.
Download the report here.
Advising an older person to become active – do we know what works? Advice from the BHF NCPAH based on evidence and published in 2008. Key components of successful practice · Use of a health educator and an extended consultation time · Assessment of problem areas · Recognition of readiness of change · Goals agreed…
Evidence based recommendations for promoting the engagement of older people in preventative healthcare. These recommendations were put together by members of ProFaNE. The full paper is available from BMJ Quality and Safety in Healthcare. L Yardley, N Beyer, K Hauer, K McKee, C Ballinger, C Todd. Qual Saf Health Care 2007;16:230-234 1. Raise awareness in…
Exercise Leadership in Cardiac Rehabilitation: An evidence-based approach by Morag Thow. Available on Amazon.
Physical Activity and the Older Adult: A Knowledge Base for Managing Exercise Programs by Devin Govindasamy. Available from Amazon.