• 11Sep

    Government releases infographics to promote physical activity

    The Department of Health and Social Care has published a new series of infographics explaining the physical activity needed for general health benefits for all age groups, disabled adults, pregnant women and women after childbirth.

    They are designed to help health professionals explain the type and amount of physical activity that people should be doing to improve their health.

    The infographics come under six headings:

    • Physical activity for early years: birth to 5 years
    • Physical activity for children and young people: 5 to 18 years
    • Physical activity for adults and older adults: 19 and over
    • Physical activity for disabled adults
    • Physical activity for pregnant women
    • Physical activity for women after childbirth: birth to 12 months