On 7 November 2018, the third Scottish Physical Activity Research Connections (SPARC) event was held in the John McIntyre Conference Centre at the University of Edinburgh.
This event, organised by the Physical Activity for Health Research Centre at Moray House School of Education and Sport and Active Scotland Division, Scottish Government, brings together physical activity for health researchers, practitioners and policy makers from across Scotland.
SPARC 2018 Conference Report and presentation videos now available to view below
Welcome address from Professor Nanette Mutrie
(Director, Physical Activity for Health Research Centre, University of Edinburgh)
Keynote address: Revised UK physical activity guidelines
Dr Charlie Foster (Reader in Physical Activity and Public Health, Centre for Exercise, Nutrition and Health Sciences; Chair of UK CMOs Expert Committee for Physical Activity)
Oral presentation: Gender differences in physical activity and sedentary behaviour in adults with intellectual disabilities: a systematic review and meta-analysis
Sophie Westrop (University of Glasgow)
Actify (the new online platform that hosts a range of digital content designed to help people become more active, more often) interviewed our Workshop facilitators, Nanette Mutrie (Director of PAHRC) and Caspian Richards (Head of Strategy, Active Scotland Division, Scottish Government). All interviews can be viewed on the SPARC Hub.