Joint Strategic Needs Assessment

JSNAs for Westminster & Kensington and Chelsea

Physical activity

Date document published: 
May 2014
Hammersmith and Fulham
Kensington and Chelsea

This report describes the levels of participation in physical activity and examines:

  • How physical activity is defined
  • The health and wellbeing benefits of physical activity
  • The impact and cost of physical inactivity and sedentary behaviour
  • The recommended levels and types of physical activity
  • Which interventions and strategies work to improve participation
  • The barriers that prevent people from partipation
  • Beliefs and attitudes towards physical activity