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Intelligent Health survey shows women’s changing drinking habits and activity levels during the Covid-19 lockdown

A recent survey of female Beat the Street players has revealed a fascinating insight into the lifestyle habits of women during lockdown. Intelligent Health, the firm behind the popular Beat the Street activity game polled participants during the most stringent part of the UK lockdown in March 2020. A total of 1,146 respondents took the … Continue reading Intelligent Health survey shows women’s changing drinking habits and activity levels during the Covid-19 lockdown

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Publication of ‘Motivations and barriers to engagement with a technology-enabled community wide physical activity intervention’

Intelligent Health’s head of research Marc Harris has this week published an academic paper that examines the reasons for the success of Beat the Street. Together with Professor Diane Crone, Marc has published a paper entitled ‘Motivations and barriers to engagement with a technology-enabled community wide physical activity intervention’ which is now available to view … Continue reading Publication of ‘Motivations and barriers to engagement with a technology-enabled community wide physical activity intervention’

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26% decrease in car use in East Renfrewshire thanks to Beat the Street!

The Beat the Street game that took place earlier this year in East Renfrewshire has encouraged local people to incorporate physical activity into their daily lives, a new report shows. A total of 7,526 people walked, ran, cycled, rolled and wheeled 69,000 miles across the areas of Giffnock, Thornliebank, Clarkston, Busby, Eaglesham & Waterfoot, and … Continue reading 26% decrease in car use in East Renfrewshire thanks to Beat the Street!

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Cleaner air, more active travel and healthier lifestyles for East Kilbride

  Beat the Street East Kilbride was successful in its goals of encouraging cleaner air, more active travel and healthier lifestyles. The Beat the Street game took place in East Kilbride saw more than 12,000 people walking, running, rolling, scooting and cycling more than 124,000 miles during February and March despite having to be cut … Continue reading Cleaner air, more active travel and healthier lifestyles for East Kilbride

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Blaby’s second Beat the Street game gets people moving – despite lockdown

    Blaby District’s recent Beat the Street game is being hailed as a success after a new report shows improvements in activity levels for adults and children across the borough. The game returned to Blaby District for a second time and was due to take place from 26th February to 8th April. Unfortunately, it … Continue reading Blaby’s second Beat the Street game gets people moving – despite lockdown

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Dr William Bird’s tips on how to get the most out of your walks while we stay at home for Covid 19

  With restrictions on going outdoors for the time being, a walk is a precious commodity. Dr William Bird gives his advice on how to get the most out of your outdoor time. Currently, the government advice is that you can go for a walk or a run for one form of exercise – a … Continue reading Dr William Bird’s tips on how to get the most out of your walks while we stay at home for Covid 19

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