Persuasion issues or causes compared

In presentation I expressed an interesting In two topics. One being Keeping Active and the other being Volunteering. Think I need to evaluate both before I come to a decision on which to progress with. Here are some statistics I found using Sports and Recreation Alliance  http://www.sportandrecreation.org.uk/sites/sportandrecreation.org.uk/files/web/Sport%20in%20the%20UK%20-%20Facts%20and%20Figures%20Jan%202014.pdf

Sport Wales http://sport.wales/research–policy/surveys-and-statistics/statistics.aspx

Keeping Active –

  • In the Uk 64% of people are considered obese or overweight.
  • 26% of women and 19% of men are inactive.
  • 34% of men and 39% of women have a healthy BMI.
  • 9.5% of children are obese.
  • 36% of adults participate in moderately intense activities once a week.
  • Exercising for 15 a day can increase your life by 3 years compared to those who exercise a little or don’t at all.
  • Middle aged women that do under 1hours exercise a week are 29% likely to die of cancer compared to women that are physically active of the same age.
  • By 2025 its estimated that 47% of men and 36% women are going to be obese.

Volunteering –

  • Central south Wales only 10% volunteer for sports(2012).
  • Only 39% of adults in Wales are hooked on sports(2012).
  • Only 39% of adults in Central south Wales are hooked on sports(2012).
  • From a sample of 3,000 employers across the UK, it was found that four out of five (80%) employers value volunteering on a CV.
  • 80% of employers value volunteering on a cv.
  • Employer identify communication to be the most import skill for employment. 66% of volunteers felt the volunteering had improved their communication skills.
  • 1 in 5 volunteer for sports or recreation
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