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New research has highlighted the link between sedentary behaviour during adolescence and depression whilst highlighting the need for people of all ages to move more.
The latest Active Lives results published by Sport England shows that 73.8% of adults in the region are active for at least 30 minutes a week, this equates to 1,649,900 adults moving. This is an increase of 17,400 from the survey 12 months ago.
GreaterSport have worked with Sporting Equals to understand BAME (Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic) Groups’ activity levels, attitudes, motivations and barriers to sport and physical activity across Greater Manchester. Both organisations felt it was important to share some of the key findings.