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
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
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
Fax +44 (0)23 8059 5639
Web address www.phr.nihr.ac.uk