A proud sporting nation where islanders can play sport to the extent of their ability and desire.
Sport has a key role to play in improving health and boosting the economy. Regular physical activity, including sport, is associated with improvements in over twenty health conditions including obesity, cardiovascular disease and some cancers (1).
1. Department of Health. Start active, Stay Active: a Report on Physical Activity from the Four Home Countries’ Chief Medical Officers. London: Department of Health 2011.