A number of theories are used to underpin behaviour change interventions aiming to improve health outcomes, but evidence is yet to identify that these are fully successful.
Research agendas spanning psychology and neuroscience converge on the idea that engagement in an activity decreases as a function of time between intention and planned behaviour.
COVID-19 caused a rapid change in the working environment, resulting many workplaces having to close and vast numbers of workers now working from home. Initial evidence suggests that levels of physical activity in the population have fallen over the course of the pandemic.
Social prescribing aims to empower the public to self-manage their health and wellbeing. Social prescribing is a policy where healthcare professionals refer the public to local community services, to meet their wellbeing needs.