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Active for Health

Active for health offers specialist physical activity referral pathways for people with one of the following conditions:

  • Cardiac and heart failure
  • Stroke
  • COPD
  • Cancer
  • Lower back pain
  • Falls

Patients will benefit from a specifically designed programme of exercise to maintain activity and improve health. The programme will also encourage active lifestyles in the long term identifying how physical activity can contribute to the recovery from a health condition.

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Do you or someone you know have a diagnosis of MS?
Do you live in Rotherham?
Would you like to be part of a FREE 12 week MS specialist exercise pilot project?

Active for Health and The MS Society are working together to develop a MS-specific post-rehabilitaton physical activity programme, supported by Sheffield Hallam University & Functional Fitness. A full evaluation of the pilot will be completed by Sheffield Hallam University with outcomes assessed at two-time-points: at the start of the progamme and after the 12-week have been completed.

Sessions will take place once a week from mid-January 2018

Dates and times to be confirmed

All sessions are delivered by level 4 exercise specialists in a group setting, and include refreshments and social time.

For more information or to register your interest in the pilot project please contact the Active for Health Project Coordinator, on 01709 363355 or email: amy.roden@rotherham.gov.uk


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