Health & Inactivity 2020
Prevention Is Better Than Cure
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HEALTH AND INACTIVITY 2020
PREVENTION IS BETTER THAN CURE
25TH NOVEMBER 2020
ROYAL SOCIETY OF MEDICINE

Health and Inactivity Conference 2020

08:00-09:00 Registration
08:00
Tea, coffee and refreshments
09:00-10:30 Morning Plenary Session
09:00
Chair`s Opening Address
  • Welcome to the Why Sports Health and Activity Conference
Yvonne Harrison (confirmed)
Managing Director
Project `92
09:10
Prevention is Better than Cure, A Vision to help you live well for longer
Rt Hon. Matt Hancock (invited)
Secretary of State for Health and Social Care
Department of Health and Social Care
09:30

  • Presentation title and topics to be confirmed.
Dr Zoe Williams (confirmed)
RCGP Clinical Champion Physical Activity and Public Health England Physical Activity Champion
Public Health England
09:45
Understanding The Impact That Social Prescribing Can Have On Health and Inactivity
James Sanderson (confirmed)
Director of Personalised Care
NHS England and Improvement
10:00
Headline Sponsor Presentation from National Pride
  • Presentation title and topics to be confirmed
Irene Bisset (confirmed)
Chair
National Pride Uk Ltd
10:30-11:00 Networking
10:30
Morning coffee and networking
  • An opportunity to share views and opinions with delegates, speakers and sponsors
11:00-12:30 Morning Plenary Session II
11:00
Supporting People Affected by Dementia to Lead More Active Lives in their Community
  • ‘Dementia-friendly sport and physical activity guide
  • The importance of physical activity for people affected by dementia
Steve McFadyen (confirmed)
Programme Partnerships Officer – Sport & Leisure
Alzheimer’s Society
11:15
Healthy Ageing and Physical Activity
  • Overview of the healthy ageing consensus statement, signed by over 100 organisations
  • Advantages of strength and balance exercise
  • What the data is telling us
Carly Tutty-Johnson (confirmed)
Healthy Ageing & Dementia Programme Lead
Public Health England
11:30
Case Study Presentation by Motitech
  • Presentation title and topics to be confirmed
11:50
Physical Activity and Musculoskeletal Health: The importance of healthy bones, joints and muscles
  • Musculoskeletal conditions are the biggest cause of years lived with disability in the UK. Much of this pain and disability is preventable.
  • Understanding the role of physical activity in preventing and managing musculoskeletal conditions.
  • How providers of physical activity from parkrun to gyms can play a vital role in musculoskeletal health.
Sue Brown (confirmed)
CEO
ARMA UK
12:10
Why Step Outside? How Intelligent Landscape Design Could Help Tackle Health Inequality.
  • Understanding the connections between landscape and health & wellbeing particularly re. health inequity
  • Targeting deprived communities to improve their local outdoor experience so they step outside
  • Case studies from Glasgow and London
  • The essential role of co-design and bottom-up ownership
Alison King (confirmed)
Principal Landscape Architect, BA (Hons) MALA CMLI
LUC
12:30-13:15 Masterclass Presentations
12:30
Linking Parks, Public Health and Social Prescribing: The Parks for Health Initiative
  • Changing our perspectives
  • Developing an integrated approach within Primary Prevention
  • Creating Open Space Health Audits and developing Open Space Health 
    Strategies
  • Case Studies (Including The Future Parks Accelerator Fund)
  • Making it happen
Mr Richard Tisdall (confirmed)
Managing Director
Tisdall Associates Limited
12:30
Masterclass presentation from Howden
  • Presentation title and topics to be confirmed
Mark Fosh (confirmed)
Divisional Director
Howden Employee Benefits
12:30
Prevention Better Than Cure: The Positive Impact of 3D Ergonomics.
  • European best practice case study 
  • Expert insight from leading Physicians for occupational and general health 
Mark Williams (confirmed)
Director
Active Sit Stand Ltd
13:15-14:15 Lunch and Networking
13:15
Food and refreshments with a strong networking opportunity
14:15-15:00 Case Study Presentations
14:15
Case Study Presentation from Freestyle Places
  • Presentation topics to be confirmed
Chris Taylor (confirmed)
Director
Freestyle
14:30
Case Study Presentation by Phytosciences GMBH
  • Presentation title and topics to be confirmed
Pritesh Kumar (confirmed)
Managing Director
Phytosciences GMBH
14:45
Case Study Presentation
  • Sponsor to be confirmed
15:00-16:30 Afternoon Plenary Session
15:00
Movement Is Medicine
  • Sport England's overall strategy and an overview of our work with health partners 
  • The strength of the evidence base for physical activity 
  • Creating a system change within healthcare through the provision of resources and tools to support healthcare professionals. 
  • Our work with The Royal College of GP's and other partners. 
  • We Are Undefeatable – inspiring and empowering people with long term conditions to get active
  • How we are supporting the physical activity and sport sector to provide high-quality experiences for people with long term conditions.
Suzanne Gardner (confirmed)
National Partnership Lead Health & Inactivity
Sport England
15:15
Case Study Presentation from Colour
  • Presentation title and topics to be confirmed
Mr Peter Owens (confirmed)
Founder & Chief Designer
Colour
15:30
How Open Data is allowing greater options when choosing group exercise.
  • Classfinder - The largest directory of group exercise classes in the UK 
  • Insight into the background and success of our Sport England funded Project 
Mr Brett Pearson (confirmed)
Head of Sales and Marketing
EMD UK
15:45
The Value of Swimming to the Health of the Nation
  • Why Water? The unique properties of water and why being active in water is so beneficial
  • Examples of our Water Wellbeing programme and indications of the benefits to participants
  •  The value of aquatic activity to individuals, to industry and to society
  • Why we need a greater focus on accessibility: de-stigmatising the experience
Mrs Elaine McNish (confirmed)
Head of Health and Well-being
Swim England
Mr Damian Stevenson (confirmed)
Insight and Partnerships Director
Swim England
16:15
Questions and Answers
  • An opportunity to ask questions of our panel.
16:45-16:45 Conference Close
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