Physical activity roundtable - summary
Sixteen people from a range of backgrounds discuss the organisation's involvement in the area of physical activity among those in mid and later life.
This note summarises discussions from Ageing Better’s Keeping physically active Roundtable of July 2016. Sixteen people participated in the roundtable discussion, coming from a range of backgrounds – academic, public, private and charity sectors.
On the day, three topics were proposed for discussion based on earlier scoping work by Ageing Better.
Topic 1: What do we know?
- What do we currently know about levels of physical activity through the life course, amongst particular groups and at key transition points?
- Specifically what do we currently know about who to engage with?
Topic 2: Improvements and what is needed
- How to improve levels of physical activity among people in mid and later life?
- What further research, evaluation and innovation is needed in this area?
Topic 3: Innovation
- Who are the innovators?
- What looks promising?