Public Health England have published evidence-based guidance for reducing inequalities in physical activity. Within the report are specific recommendations for certain population groups including: Children and Young People, Older Adults, People with Long Term Health Conditions, People with Physical or Learning Disabilities, Women and Girls, Ethnic Minority groups, LGBTQ+ groups and physical activity for mental health.
Some enablers to physical activity emerged from the evidence review which are transferable across population groups. These are factors that helped to persuade people from all groups to participate initially in physical activity and then to support sustained participation and include:
For more specific recommendations for each population group, please use read the guidance developed by Public Health England.
Published February 2021