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Active travel is associated with less sickness absence

By GreaterSport | 13 March 2018

According to a study done in 2010 for the Preventive Medicine Journal, the more often people cycle to work and the longer the distance travelled, the less they report sick.

Analysis from the national travel survey

By GreaterSport | 13 March 2018

The National Travel Survey presents four pieces of analysis demonstrating the breadth of information available

2,000 young people to battle it out at Greater Manchester School Games

By GreaterSport | 13 March 2018

Over 2,000 young people will be taking part in the 2018 Greater Manchester Winter School Games competition next week.

England Squash launches new campaign to entice more females on court

By GreaterSport | 08 March 2018

England Squash has launched a new national campaign today to encourage more women and girls on court.

Regular walking may protect against heart failure after menopause

By GreaterSport | 14 March 2018

Walking for at least 40 minutes several times per week at an average to fast pace is associated with a near 25% drop in the risk of heart failure among post-menopausal women, according to a new study.

See Highlights of the GreaterSport Partner Event

By GreaterSport | 14 March 2018

The event, held on 2nd March, was a celebration of the work done this far to get Greater Manchester more active and focused on how our time is now to really drive the physical activity agenda together across the region.