Cost of Physical Inactivity Report
We are delighted to launch a report by Dr Charlie Foster, as commissioned by the British Heart Foundation.
Charlie is the eminent UK expert on the economic cost of physical inactivity and is the author on the report on 'Costing the burden of ill health related to physical inactivity for Scotland'.
The report was discussed at a recent Cross Party Group on Sport meeting looking at the wider financial impact of physical inactivity within Scotland. The meeting was supported by guest speakers:
- Derek Grieve, Head of the Active Scotland Division, The Scottish Government
- Nanette Mutrie MBE, Chair in Physical Activity for Health, The University of Edinburgh
- Charlie Foster, Senior Lecturer in Physical Activity, The University of Bristol
- Paul Kelly, Lecturer in Physical Activity for Health, The University of Edinburgh
The presentation slides have been merged into one document and can be accessed via the link below