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Useful websites for Physical Activity in Health
Association for Physical Education
Information for people and organisations delivering or supporting the delivery of physical education in schools and in the wider community.
Change 4 Life
This is a nationwide movement designed to help people make changes to their lifestyles, so that they can eat well, move more and live longer.
CIMSPA - Chartered Institute for the Management of Sport and Physical Activity
The professional development body for the UK’s sport and physical activity sector. CIMSPA provides leadership, support and empowerment for professionals working in sport and physical activity.
Department of Health
Information ; press releases ; publications ; NHS etc
Gatorade Sports Science Institute (GSSI)
Helps athletes to optimise their health and performance through research and education in hydration and nutrition science.
The main aim of NHS England is to improve the health outcomes for people in England.
NHS Health Scotland
NHS Health Scotland is a national Health Board working with public, private and third sectors to reduce health inequalities and improve health.
Physical Activity and Health Alliance
Scottish network for those who are involved in the promotional of physical activity.
Physical Activity Guidelines for Children and Young People
Guidelines from the NHS on the amount of physical activity that children and young people aged 5-18 need to do to keep healthy.
Physical Education Primary Ltd
Resources for Primary PE lessons.
Scottish Disability Sport
SDS is the Scottish governing and co-coordinating body of all sports for children, athletes and players of all ages and abilities with a physical, sensory or learning disability.
Scottish Sports Association
The Scottish Sports Association brings together Scottish Governing Bodies of sport and a wide range of partners, with the aim of ensuring that sports policies, and those that impact on sport, work in harmony so as to be most effective in practice.
SHAPE America: Society of Health and Physical Educators
SHAPE America is a large organisation of professionals involved in school-based health, physical education and physical activity, who are dedicated to teaching and promoting active, healthy lifestyles.
SHOW - Scotland's Health On the Web Publications
Health information for both clinicians and the public.
The national agency for sport in Scotland.
UK Physical Activity Guidelines
Guidance from the Chief Medical Office on how much physical activity people should be doing, along with supporting documents.
UK Sport provides strategic advice, direction and investment to sport within the UK.
Youth Sport Trust
The Youth Sport Trust is an independent charity devoted to changing young people's lives through sport. Deliver high quality physical education and sport opportunities.