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The Workplace Challenge is delivered nationally across England.
Inactive employees are the primary target audience for this programme. However, all employees may participate, regardless of activity level and health conditions.
What modes/types/domains of physical activity does the programme promote?
The programme promotes all domains of physical activity including: everyday activity such as active travel (walking and cycling); active recreation such as dance, and recreational walking and cycling; and all types of sport.
Which of the seven best investments the programme addresses?
The programme addresses two of the seven best investments: communication and public education; and sport and recreation.
What sectors does it involve?
The programme involves a wide range of sectors including: sport, public health, education, sustainable transport and economic development; all types of workplace (eg, private, public and voluntary sectors) are eligible to take part.
Estimated programme reach
Between October 2013 and April 2017, 63 653 employees registered on the Workplace Challenge website from 11 385 workplaces; 14 848 (23.3%) employees were classified as being inactive at baseline.
What is special about this programme?
The programme has been scaled up, has national leadership with local delivery, and a unique combination of online content (activity tracking tools, challenges, community) with local offline support to help workplaces and employees access local opportunities and develop workplace physical activity and sports provision.
Key contacts: Andrew Watson (firstname.lastname@example.org) and Emma Adams (E.J.Adams@lboro.ac.uk)
Programme website: www.workplacechallenge.org.uk
A high proportion of adults in England are insufficiently active.1 The workplace is an important setting for promoting physical activity with potential …
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