Pedometers & Specific Groups

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Children and Young People

cpp2Simple Steps to Success - a guide to using pedometers with young people

Walk out: Upbeat stories from walking with young people

People with learning disbilities

Step by Step: The Health Promotion team at NHS Ayrshire and Arran have produced this informative booklet for people with learning disabilities who are starting to walk more either on their own or in a group.

Start Walkingā€¦feel the difference: Promoting Walking for Adults with Learning Disabilities: this Paths for All toolkit contains some national case studies of groups using pedometers and information on how to get a walking group started.

People with long term conditions

The Paths for All ā€˜Review of Pedometer Packs in Workplace and Primary Care Settingsā€™ (Vicky Trim, 2010) includes several case studies of pedometers used with cardiac and pulmonary rehab patients and with people with mental health issues.

Borderline Personality Disorder Case Study

Diabetes UK Scotland Case Study (Walking Towards Better Health Interim Report Appendix 3)

Older Adults

Our website contains information on Physical Activity and Older People.

Walk Your Way to Better Strength and Balance: Paths for All has produced cue cards and leaflets on strength and balance exercises for older adults (aged 65+), which can be incorporated as part of a walking programme.

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