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Play England, University of Gloucestershire, Playwork Partnerships and The British Heart Foundation Centre for Physical Activity present a Play and Health seminar - a one day conference which brings together the evidence and academic research between play and health and the positive outcomes it brings for children and young people.

Audience: Public Health Staff, Health Professionals, Play Practitioners, Physical Activity Co-ordinators, VCS, Schools, Early Years Professionals

Speakers include: 

Dr Len Almond FRSA, Visiting Professor, School of Human Sciences, St Marys College

Dr Lindsey Kilgour BA (Hons), MSc, PGCHE, PhD, University of Gloucestershire

Dr Diane Crone, BSc (Hons), PhD, BASES Accredited (Support and Research), Reader, Exercise Science, University of Gloucestershire

Dr Nic Matthews BSc, MA PGCE, PhD, University of Gloucestershire

Tim Gill, leading thinker on childhood and Author of No Fear: Growing up in a risk averse society.

This seminar will provide evidence based research and examples of good practise which illustrates the benefits of play and offers the opportunity to hear about successfully commissioned play projects.

Book now if you want to:

- Understand the growing evidence for play and health

- Be inspired by effective ways to ensure the new public health national physical activity guidelines from early years upwards are reached 'Start Active, Stay Active, DFE, 2011'

- Be informed about the commissioning process plus hear on the ground case studies from around the country focusing on play and health.

Cost: £45 per person, NCB/Play England Members £40.

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