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MatchMySport.com Aims to Reduce Obesity Levels Through Sports Participation by Finding Sports Partners/Players/Teams
Date:3/5/2010

Sport can help reduce obesity levels in the UK. Overall physical activity has increased among both men and women since 1997, with 40% of men and 28% of women meeting the recommended levels in 2006 (at least 30 minutes of at least moderate intensity activity at least 5 times a week), compared with 32% and 21% respectively in 1997. MatchMySport (www.matchmysport.com) – a FREE sports website aims to connect to team players/sport partners/players with similar sporting abilities to play sport at a location and time that suits you encouraging people into sport and reducing obesity. MatchMySport recognises that finding a team mate or sports player can be difficult and MatchMySport's site aims to overcome these obstacles by finding a sports player/team mate in the same local area and with the same sporting ability and at a time that suits everyone.

London, UK (PRWEB) March 5, 2010 -- In 2007, 24% of adults (aged 16 or over) in England were classified as obese (BMI 30 kg/m2 or over), an overall increase from 15% in 1993. In 2007, 17% of boy aged 2 to 15, and 16% of girls were classed as obese, (an increase from 11% and 12% respectively in 1995. In 2007, approximately a third of adults had not heard of the governments guidelines for physical activity (34% of men and 29% of women).

Over two thirds of adults (66% of men and 69% of women) said they would like to do more physical activity. MatchMySport's new site encourages people of all ages into sport by simplifying the process of finding a sports partner/player and getting groups of people into teams. Simplifying the team management of football 5-a-side teams or other team sports, by giving people the ability to notify possible players of a new match and check on an automated acceptance on whos attending.    

MatchMySport has articles on promoting sport and making sport fun through the use of social networking. The site encourages young people into sport, is available to members aged 18 or over and maybe train for the London 2012 Olympics. Registration for the site is FREE and a simple process and open to people over 18 looking to play sport and get fit. Sports included are: football, tennis, swimming, golf and squash, as well as many others. So why not visit – www.matchmysport.com - to find sports partners/players/teams to increase your sporting activity and reduce the chance of obesity.

SOURCE – www.ic.nhs.uk – 2009 statistics – NHS Information Centre

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