Monthly Archives: December 2011

Health & Fitness in the News – 01/12/2011

Exercise and Industry

1.
FIA & IMSPA Legacy Ready Summit – Winning in 2012 and Beyond – a
great success

FIA

Over 350
delegates attended the FIA & IMSPA #LegacyReady Summit in central London
yesterday, to discuss how the physical activity sector can work together to
secure an Olympic and Paralympic health legacy in 2012 and beyond. The event is
covered today by the Guardian
and Insidethegames,
with more coverage to follow.

Tessa
Jowell has no regrets over Olympic sports legacy promises

Guardian

Tessa Jowell,
the shadow Olympics minister, has insisted she has no regrets over setting
ambitious sports participation targets for the London Games, despite the fact
that the figures are set to fall woefully short.

Jowell
deeply concerned and sceptical over London 2012 school sports legacy

Insidethegames

Tessa Jowell
(pictured), the Shadow Olympics Minister, said she is deeply concerned and
sceptical over what the school sports legacy from the London 2012 Games will be
due to the fact that the new coalition Government altered the plans for school
sport when they came to office last year.

2.
Birmingham to get new public swimming pool

BBC

Birmingham’s
first new public swimming pool for more than 20 years will open in January
2012. Birmingham City Council announced Harborne Pool and Fitness Centre will
be operated and managed by DC Leisure Management Ltd.

BBC

3.
Birtley boxing facility hopes to attract global talent

BBC

A
purpose-built boxing facility in Gateshead is hoping to attract global boxing
talent.

BBC

4.
Craving chocolate? Try a brisk walk instead, study suggests

Daily Mirror

The results,
published in the journal Appetite, suggest brief bursts of exercise through the
day could help to curb workplace snacking.

Daily
Mirror

5. Where are the women
in the BBC Sports Personality of the Year 2011 shortlist?

Guardian

The top 10
contenders for BBC sports personality of the Year are all male. It’s hardly
surprising, given the sorry state of women’s sports coverage in the UK

Guardian

Health & Lifestyle

1. Stroke
survivors have their say on research priorities

Guardian

What are the
best ways to improve cognition after a stroke? How can stroke survivors and
families be helped to cope with speech problems? Can exercise and fitness
programmes help improve function and quality of life and avoid subsequent
stroke?

Guardian

2. A
Low-Calorie Diet Can Cure Diabetes In Four Months, Say Experts

Huffington Post

Health
experts have revealed that a simple, low-calorie diet is the key to beating
type 2 diabetes, improving the condition better than any prescribed medication.

Huffington
Post

Events in Scarborough (December 2011)

Dates Events Venue Times Contact
1st Life Drawing Classes Woodend Creative Workspace 18:30 to 20:30 01723 384511
Mince Pies and Mulled Merriment Scarborough Art Gallery 17:00 to 20:00 01723 384511
Scarborough Lunchtime Concerts 2011 Scarborough Library 12:30
The Nutcracker Prince Stephen Joseph Theatre 10:00 01723 370541
2nd Roots and Routes Woodend Creative Workspace 09:45 to 16:30 07428 492896
The Nutcracker Prince Stephen Joseph Theatre 10:00 01723 370541
3rd Festive Spectacular Scarborough Spa Complex 19:30 (01723) 357869
The Nutcracker Prince Stephen Joseph Theatre 14:30 19:00 01723 370541
4th Mark Thompson in Concert Flower of May 13:30
Santa and Reindeer Parade Scarborough Town Centre 13:30
5th The Nutcracker Prince Stephen Joseph Theatre 10:00 01723 370541
6th The Nutcracker Prince Stephen Joseph Theatre 10:00 13:15 01723 370541
7th Sinbad’s Adventures Scarborough Art Gallery 10:30 to 11:00 01723 384511
The Nutcracker Prince Stephen Joseph Theatre 10:00 01723 370541
8th Life Drawing Classes Woodend Creative Workspace 18:30 to 20:30 01723 384511
Scarborough Lunchtime Concerts 2011 Scarborough Library 12:30
The Nutcracker Prince Stephen Joseph Theatre 10:00 01723 370541
9th The Nutcracker Prince Stephen Joseph Theatre 10:00 01723 370541
10th Aladdin Scarborough Spa Complex 14:30 19:00 01723 357869
Gala Concert Scarborough Spa Complex 19:00 01723 357869
Manhattan Voices Concert St Mary’s Church 19:15 to 21:15
The Nutcracker Prince Stephen Joseph Theatre 14:30 19:00 01723 370541
11th Saint Catherine’s Hospice Santa Dash 2011 Marine Drive 10:30
Santa Dash Scarborough Town Centre 11:00
12th The Nutcracker Prince Stephen Joseph Theatre 10:00 01723 370541
13th A Christmas Carol, told by Jacob Marley (deceased) Stephen Joseph Theatre 19:45
Ocean Colour Scene: The Moseley Shoals Tour Scarborough Spa Complex 19:00 01723 357869
The Nutcracker Prince Stephen Joseph Theatre 10:00 01723 370541
14th Sinbad’s Adventures Scarborough Art Gallery 10:30 to 11:00 07428 492896
The Nutcracker Prince Stephen Joseph Theatre 18:30 to 20:30 01723 370541
15th Aladdin Scarborough Spa Complex 10:00 13:00 01723 357869
Life Drawing Classes Woodend Creative Workspace 18:30 to 20:30
Scarborough Lunchtime Concerts 2011 Scarborough Library 12:30
The Nutcracker Prince Stephen Joseph Theatre 10:00 01723 370541
16th St Mary’s Market St Mary’s Church 10:30 to 13:00
The Nutcracker Prince Stephen Joseph Theatre 10:00 01723 370541
17th Aladdin Scarborough Spa Complex 14:30 19:30 01723 357869
East Coast Open Scarborough Art Gallery 10:00 to 17:00 07428 492896
Victorian Christmas Party Scarborough Art Gallery 10:30 to 13:00 07428 492896
18th Aladdin Scarborough Spa Complex 14:30 19:30 01723 357869
20th Aladdin Scarborough Spa Complex 14:30 19:30 01723 357869
Blithe Spirit Stephen Joseph Theatre 19:30 01723 370541
21st Aladdin Scarborough Spa Complex 14:30 19:30 01723 357869
Blithe Spirit Stephen Joseph Theatre 19:30 01723 370541
22nd Aladdin Scarborough Spa Complex 14:30 19:30 01723 357869
Blithe Spirit Stephen Joseph Theatre 19:30 01723 370541
23rd Aladdin Scarborough Spa Complex 14:30 19:30 01723 357869
Blithe Spirit Stephen Joseph Theatre 19:30 01723 370541
24th Aladdin Scarborough Spa Complex 14:30 19:30 01723 357869
Blithe Spirit Stephen Joseph Theatre 19:30 01723 370541
Magic Mike’s Christmas Special Scarborough Spa Complex 18:00 01723 357869
26th Aladdin Scarborough Spa Complex 14:30 19:30 01723 357869
27th Aladdin Scarborough Spa Complex 14:30 19:30 01723 357869
Blithe Spirit Stephen Joseph Theatre 19:30 01723 370541
Rotunda Christmas Walk Rotunda William Smith Museum 11:00 to 12:00 14:00 to 15:00 07428 492896
28th Aladdin Scarborough Spa Complex 14:30 19:30 01723 357869
Blithe Spirit Stephen Joseph Theatre 19:30 01723 370541
29th Aladdin Scarborough Spa Complex 14:30 19:30 01723 357869
Blithe Spirit Stephen Joseph Theatre 19:30 01723 370541
30th Aladdin Scarborough Spa Complex 14:30 19:30 01723 357869
Blithe Spirit Stephen Joseph Theatre 19:30 01723 370541