Health commissioning - The Fizzical Project | StreetGames National Conference 2013

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Health commissioning - The Fizzical Project | StreetGames National Conference 2013

  1. 1. Fizzical ProjectRachel EvansProject Manager
  2. 2. Background To Fizzical In our 3rd Year Funded by Birmingham Public Health Additional Funding from Pfizer Targeting Obesity in 8-14 year olds (BMECommunities) Work with obese and sedentary children inschools and the community Main focus is to get these target children out intodoorstep sport and get them more active! Change of behaviour – lifelong participation –lifestyle change
  3. 3. Practicalities Contact schools in area (targeted schools in deprived areas withhigh obesity levels) Deliver Taster sessions to all children in years 5 & 6 (Primary) and 7,8 & 9 (Secondary) All children selected for project (sensitively) complete PAR Q onlinequestionnaire *Key for data capture 6 week program – packed with FUN fizzical activity e.g. Boxercise,Martial arts to music (Kombat Kraziee), Streetdance, Zumba, Tagrugby, Handball, Interactive games. Encourage these children to attend our community sessions set inareas local to them. Build their confidence to join doorstep sportsclubs and activities Work with community partners and encourage activity sessions forthis target group Recruit local volunteers to build on longevity of Fizzical Project
  4. 4. Why Fizzical works! FUN activities The right activity for our target children The best coaches Delivery at the right level Community venues in the right places Data measured at 3, 6 and 9 month intervals Incentive prizes Pedometers 73% of our children last year showed anincrease of physical activity after 6 months!
  5. 5. The Future – Be part of it! Growing Fizzical into a National Project Working with community partners to ensurewe have more exit routes of similar activityavailable for our target group Always looking of ways to improve and growwhat we do Solihull Council – Pilot project underway Contact Details Questions

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