Physical Activity Literature & Resources

Information and resources for workplaces to help people to be more active and to develop an awareness of the benefits of physical activity.

Get Active Cornwall (This website!)

Designed primarily for those of the Cornish population who currently do little to no exercise, Get Active Cornwall provides useful tips and advice on how to get started. Without preaching, it also explains the benefits of being active and keeping fit; in an attempt to coax people gently off their sofa and on their feet!


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Information & Resource Centre

The Information & Resource Centre, based within Health Promotion, offers a free service available to anyone living in Cornwall & the Isles of Scilly.

The Information & Resource Centre aims to stock resources which reflect national priorities for health improvement, and aims to provide our clients with reliable, factual information, giving them the knowledge and ideas to deliver positive health improvement across the County.


Physical activity - key documents

Promoting physical activity in the workplace PH13
Author / date: NICE, May 2008.

Health at Work
Author / date: BHF, 2012

Physical Activity Guidelines
Author / date: Department of Health, 2011

Turning the tide of inactivity
Author / date: UK Active, January 2014

Working for a healthier tomorrow: work and health in Britain
Author / date: Department for Work and Pensions, 2013

Activity Search