Research Contract Physical Activity in Older People

Research Contract Physical Activity in Older People

The Public Health Research programme would like to commission research to investigate interventions that maintain and/or increase physical activity levels, as people move into older age.

Research Opportunity: Which interventions maintain and/or increase physical activity in older people?

Reference number: RDD_106

Deadline date:29/11/2012

This deadline is for… Submission of applications.

Contract value:£0 – £0

Location where the contract is to be carried out: United Kingdom

Is this suitable for smaller suppliers? Yes

Is this contract suitable for a voluntary, community and social enterprise organisations? Yes

Name of the buying organisation: National Institute for Health Research on behalf of the Department of Health

 

Description of the contract

The Public Health Research programme would like to commission research to investigate interventions that maintain and/or increase physical activity levels, as people move into older age. As well as reducing risks of many chronic diseases, such as heart disease, type 2 diabetes, stroke and some cancers, physical activity improves wellbeing and mental health. Keeping physically active is also important for older people to maintain muscle strength, balance and co-ordination, and decrease the risk of falls.

 

Classification of the contract

73110000 Research services

85100000 Health services

 

Additional information

Contract type: Services – Unspecified

Is it a framework agreement? No

Is this contract related to a programme of funding? No

Contract will be awarded based on: Most economically advantageous tender in terms of: The criteria stated in the contract documents

Estimated length of contract: 6 Months

 

Who to contact

Contact name Public Health Research programme NETSCC

Organisation name Public Health Research programme NETSCC

Address Alpha House, University of Southampton Science Park, Southampton, Hampshire, SO16 7NS

Telephone +44 (0)23 8059 9697

Extension number:

Fax +44 (0)23 8059 5639

Web address www.phr.nihr.ac.uk

 

How to apply

Please refer to the application process and guidance notes available at: http://www.phr.nihr.ac.uk/fundingopportunities/commissioned.asp?src=PHR_0712_3

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