Physical Activity Facilities Magazine

Physical inactivity is one of the most significant health risks of our age, reaching epidemic levels, and contributing to an estimated 3.2 million deaths globally every year* The UK is now recognised as ‘the fat man of Europe’ with one in four adults now deemed obese and the sedentary lifestyle of both children and adolescents is expected to have long-term negative implication on their health and wellbeing.

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A new magazine for the physical activity sector

The sea change that is needed to tackle inactivity in both adults and children through regular exercise means that the leisure, sports and play sector is undergoing an unprecedented transformation. With this come challenges in innovation, design, development, delivery, engagement and funding of this new ‘physical landscape’.

To meet this need Stable Publishing has launched the Physical Activity Facilities magazine to reflect this shift and much broader scope of the sector. The magazine replaces the highly successful Play & Sport Matters magazine.

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The government’s new sports strategy

The government’s new sports strategy takes a new, broader approach removing the distinction between sport and physical activity for the first time, and setting aside specific funding to tackle inactivity. Physical Activity Facilities magazine addresses the increasing importance of physical activity and facilities.

The editorial scope embraces all forms of physical activity, in the public, private and education sectors. Physical activity facilities magazine covers the design, build and management of play, sports, fitness, recreation and leisure facilities across the UK.

Published six times a year, it features a mix of news, trends, developments overseas, interviews, case studies and comment covering all aspects of physical activity.

Proud to partner.

We are proud to sponsor the sectors leading event the physical activity facilities forum. Each year the event brings together operators, local authorities, school leaders, project managers, architects, contractors and other senior level professionals looking to enhance their schemes and improve their supply chain and explore best practice.

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As with all our titles we are editorially led and would love to receive your news and hear your views. You can reach Vicky our editor on

As a supplier in the sector contact us to find about the benefits of advertising. You can reach Faye McKenzie on 0208 288 1080 email