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Surrey's Physical Activity Conference

Keynote address at Surrey PAC 2016

Active Surrey's Physical Activity Conference took place on 30 September at Kempton Park racecourse with supporting presentations ranging from the role of GP-prescribable sports programmes in combatting hypertension to improving the wellbeing (and academic performance) of schoolchildren through a daily running initiative.

The opening keynote speaker was Mike Diaper, Sport England’s Director of Community Sport who outlined the organisation's influential ‘Towards An Active Nation’ strategy released earlier in the year.

The closing keynote presentation was given by Nick Pearson (CEO parkrun Global) who gave delegates an overview of the parkrun phenomenon and discussed the secrets of their success and ethos.

 The speakers' presentations can be found here:

Mike Diaper, Sport England - Towards an Active Nation strategy

Nick Pearson, parkrun Global - The Secrets of parkrun's Success

Professor Chris Fife-Schaw, U.O.S. - The Effectiveness of Prescribable sport

Elizabeth Duggan, Active Surrey - Run to Rio in schools

Active Surrey Run to Rio Video

Julie Bunn, Amateur Swimming Association - Dementia-friendly Swimming

Fiona Campbell, First Steps - The Wheel of Wellbeing

Active Surrey Run to Rio daily mile 

Further details of all the speakers and exhibitors in the Surrey Physical Activity Conference 2016 Agenda

To view the videos played during the conference please click the following link: Surrey Physical Activity Conference Playlist


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