FFMOT Resources to run an event

We hope you come on one of our training events to support your delivery of the Functional Fitness MOT with older people as the tests themselves and the resources are only as good as the conversation you have with people afterwards 🙂 However, we have produced a series of supporting resources for any events you…

Functional Fitness MOT training – Impact Assessment 2014

The BHF National Centre for Physical Activity and Health have published their first year impact assessment on the Functional Fitness MOT training run in conjunction with Later Life Training and Glasgow Caledonian University. Download it now – Functional Fitness MOT impact assessment_GCU_LLT_BHFNCPAH_2014. The headlines are: The Functional Fitness MOT training programme has to-date reached over…

World Congress on Active Ageing – August 2012 – Glasgow, Scotland

Dawn Skelton and Bob Laventure, in their roles working for Glasgow Caledonian University and the BHF National Centre for Physical Activity and Health, co-hosted the 8th World Congress on Active Ageing following the Olympic Games, in August 2012. The 4½ day conference was an exciting opportunity for researchers to meet practitioners and older people themselves.…

Good News for LLT Director!

We are really pleased to let you all know that one of the LLT Directors, Dawn Skelton, has just (1 Jan 2012) been made a Professor of Ageing and Health at Glasgow Caledonian University. The promotion gives recognition to her work in research, knowledge dissemination and implementation in terms of exercise for older people, particularly…

Later Life Training collaborating on NIHR research project – ProAct65+

Dawn Skelton, Susie Dinan-Young and Bob Laventure are co-investigators on a large National Institute of Health Research Health Technology Assessment research grant. This multi-centre RCT trial in primary care (London, Nottingham and Derby) compares a community group exercise programme (FaME) with home based exercise (OEP) and with usual care for people aged 65 and over.…

Dawn Skelton working on MRC research project ENVISAGE

Dawn Skelton is a co-investigator on a large Medical Research Council research grant entitled “ENVISAGE-Promoting Physical independence by involving users in rehabilitation through dynamic visualisations of movement data”. The large project team include Prof Phil Rowe at the University of Strathclyde, Prof Alaistair MacDonald at the Glasgow School of Art and other co-investigators at Glasgow…