Physical activity: key references and evidence
Catto S, Gibbs D. Are people in Scotland becoming more active? Combined results from Scotland's routine national surveys. Glasgow: NHS Health Scotland, 2009.
Department of Health. Start active, stay active: a report of physical activity from the four home countries' chief medical officers. London: DoH, 2011.
Lee I-M et al. Effect of physical inactivity on major non-communicable diseases worldwide: an analysis of burden of disease and life expectancy. Lancet, 380: 2012.
Murray L. Sport, exercise and physical activity: Public participation, barriers and attitudes. Edinburgh: Scottish Executive Education Department, 2006 (see also the summary paper Research findings no.20/2006: Sport, exercise and physical activity: Public participation, barriers and attitudes).
National Institute of Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE). Local government and public health briefings: physical activity. NICE: Manchester, 2012.
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. 2008 physical activity guidelines for Americans. Washington DC: US Department of Health and Human Services, 2009.
Key policy documents
NHS Health Scotland. Five year review of Let's make Scotland more active. Edinburgh: NHS Health Scotland, 2009.
Scottish Executive. Let's Make Scotland More Active, 2003. Edinburgh: TSO, 2003.
Scottish Government. A Games legacy for Scotland. Edinburgh: Scottish Government, 2009
Scottish Government. Preventing overweight and obesity in Scotland: a route map towards healthy weight. Edinburgh: Scottish Government, 2010.
Scottish Government. Scotland performs indicator: physical activity. Edinburgh: Scottish Government, 2014.
Scottish Government. An evaluation of Legacy from the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games: pre-Games report. Edinburgh: Scottish Government and Games Legacy Evaluation Working Group, 2014
Scottish Government. A more active Scotland: building a Legacy from the Commonwealth Games. Edinburgh: Scottish Government, 2014.
Scottish Government. Let's get Scotland walking: the national walking strategy. Edinburgh: Scottish Government, 2014.
Scottish Government. Active Scotland outcomes framework. Edinburgh: Scottish Government, 2014.
Scottish Government. Physical activity implementation plan: a more active Scotland. Edinburgh: Scottish Government, 2014.
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