The Covid-19 pandemic is having detrimental effects on the leisure and sport industry at present. It is important to highlight the importance of UK-based exercise referral schemes for individuals medically referred to an exercise prescription to improve, manage and treat a long-term health condition and increase physical activity levels. There has been no research observing the effects the pandemic has had on exercise referral schemes, and their adjusted or halted operations. This editorial provides some insights into operational changes to exercise referral schemes.
|Publication status||Published - 2 Oct 2020|