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Undergraduate examination and assessment of knowledge and skills is crucial in capacity planning for the future healthcare workforce in physical activity interventions

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  • Contributors ABG, MGS, FM, GSM were the main authors. FM, RK and IR provided editorial review and strategic advice for the editorial content and style.

  • Funding ABG and IR were previously commissioned and funded by PHE and Sport England in 2017–2018. GSM and ABG are recipients of an Erasmus+Collaborative Partnership Grant 2019-2022.

  • Competing interests ABG is a member of the World Heart Federation, Emerging Leaders Programme; Honorary Associate Professor, The University of Nottingham; Honorary Visiting Professor, Plymouth Marjon University; CEO of Exercise-Works! MGS has contributed to the 2018/2019 update of Movement for Movement resources. FM is an assistant professor in the School of Health Sciences, University of Nottingham, and a member of the Swim England Wellbeing Committee. RK is an associate professor in the School of Health Sciences, University of Nottingham. GSM has no relevant affiliations or financial involvement with any organisation or entity with a financial interest in or financial conflict with the subject matter or materials discussed in the manuscript. This includes employment, consultancies, honoraria, stock ownership or options, expert testimony, or patents received or pending, or royalties. GSM and ABG are recipients of an Erasmus+Grant 2019. IR is a retired trauma and orthopaedic surgeon and past president of RCSEd, Chair of Scottish Government Health and Social Care Physical Activity Delivery Group.

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