How can we encourage active lifestyles in Britain?

FitSift - an exercise search engine

FitSift is an exercise search engine designed to encourage users into exercise and then maintain their interest. All to often we raise our own personal barriers to exercise based upon the weather, our location, or the time that we currently have available to exercise. Equally it is often hard to find the motivation to exercise as the rewards can seem so intangible. FitSift provides the motivation that we need and breaks ...more »

Submitted by (@dave004)

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How can we encourage active lifestyles in Britain?

‘Sportable’ – Find local all-ability sports clubs and groups

A searchable online map- and list-based tool that enables disabled people to find local all-ability sports groups in their area. The website will leverage information on the AccessAdvisr Community Pages (www.accessadvisrcommunity.net); which our team has already brokered for Milton Keynes, Nottingham and Lowestoft; and display it on OS Open Layers maps. The site will display nicely on both tablets and PCs, and we may ...more »

Submitted by (@taylor)

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How can we encourage active lifestyles in Britain?

ActiveOS: a map-driven, searchable, activity-events index.

ActiveOS will be a free web resource that will allow anyone to search and find suitable outdoor activity events in their chosen locality. It will provide a national index of all outdoor events from nature walks to triathlons. It will be free to the user and easy to navigate and search. We believe that this resource will help people of all ages and abilities to achieve their physical activity goals (whether this be ...more »

Submitted by (@benlowe)

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Geovation Greener Smarter Communities Challenge

Greenspace Events App

The use of green spaces for events and activities can often go unnoticed and undiscovered in the local area. It is common that people want to try new activities or go to new events but get frustrated searching through the internet or social media. Our idea is to create an app which will act to help discover, promote and attend events. This might include fitness events (yoga, runs, etc.) or events (mass picnics, promo ...more »

Submitted by (@watkin56)

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How can we encourage active lifestyles in Britain?

Prescribed Walking Tracker

The idea is to develop a mobile App that tracks and records users walking activity when undertaking walks through any health based 'Physical Activity Referral Service'. Recording levels of activity helps health professionals to understand the relationship between health outcomes and activity, and the user is motivated to participate through the potential to unlock 'rewards' and through the setting and attainment of targets. ...more »

Submitted by (@jockyp)

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How can we encourage active lifestyles in Britain?

StationWalks – Accessible Sustainable Walks

A website that people can use to find information about walks from UK railway station. A searchable online map- and list-based tool that enables people to find linear or circular walking routes from a given train station. The site will display nicely on both tablets and PCs, and we may seek to develop a mobile app at a later date.

Submitted by (@rachel)

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