Intelligent Health’s Movement Is Life podcast launches today!
It is widely understood that physical activity has an influence on our health and happiness. However, we have less information about what exactly happens to our brain whilst we exercise. Why does physical activity have more benefits than any other single intervention? What are the processes that shape our mind and body? How does … Continue reading Intelligent Health’s Movement Is Life podcast launches today!
Network Insights: Episode 7 – Designing programmes to get communities moving
Founder of Intelligent Health Dr William Bird recently appeared on Move Consulting’s interview series talking about his experience to date in designing programmes to get communities moving. Move Consulting’s directors, Craig Blain and Elaine McNish, invited William to discuss the reasons for the success of the Beat the Street programme, plus his background as a … Continue reading Network Insights: Episode 7 – Designing programmes to get communities moving
parkrun at Sevenfields, Swindon showcases the Sustain legacy left by Beat the Street
Stuart Arthur, engagement coordinator at Beat the Street Swindon and project officer talks about the evolution of the Swindon parkrun which has emerged from the Beat the Street game. The town has played the game three times and organisers are working with local partners to deliver a legacy which enables physical activity and community interaction. … Continue reading parkrun at Sevenfields, Swindon showcases the Sustain legacy left by Beat the Street
Kilbryde Hospice receives a donation of £500 thanks to Beat the Street Cambuslang and Rutherglen participants
Organisers of the recent Beat the Street Cambuslang and Rutherglen game presented a cheque for £500 to Kilbryde Hospice as part of a wider celebration event for the winners of the physical activity competition. A presentation was held this week to recognise the amazing contribution made by players in the Beat the Street … Continue reading Kilbryde Hospice receives a donation of £500 thanks to Beat the Street Cambuslang and Rutherglen participants
“Ideas to action”
Intelligent Health have been part of ‘Ideas To Action’, a programme focused on finding new ways to overcome inequalities in physical activity run by the Design Council and funded by Sport England. Intelligent Health were funded by Sport England along with 17 other partners in order to help us all design methods to support people … Continue reading “Ideas to action”
Intelligent Health review of the year 2021
While 2021 has been another year of COVID, the team at Intelligent Health has been working with partners and organisations across the UK to help increase levels of activity and to bring communities together. The Beat the Street game took place across 20 towns in England and Scotland this year, with a huge total … Continue reading Intelligent Health review of the year 2021
The Beat the Street Sheffield game helped 70% of less-active adults and 67% of less-active children to become more active
The Beat the Street Sheffield game that was played by more than 60,000 people this summer has encouraged 70% of less-active adults to become active. A recent report into the impact of the game looked at player responses to see whether the game helped them develop healthy long-term habits. Players were surveyed before … Continue reading The Beat the Street Sheffield game helped 70% of less-active adults and 67% of less-active children to become more active