Active Lives figures highlight importance of return to play
Posted: Thu, 29 Apr 2021 16:08
The Active Lives Adults Survey reveals that 710,000 fewer adults met the Chief Medical Officer's guidelines of taking part in 150 minutes of moderate intensity physical activity a week, while there was an increase of 1.2 million adults classed as inactive - taking part in less than an average of 30 minutes a week.
With lockdown restrictions severely reducing activity options, there were big increases in running, cycling and walking. However, team sports and gym activity witnessed large drops in numbers due to social restrictions.
The report also highlights the widening of inequalities...
From the Sport and Recreation Alliance.