Sport in Hospitals

 

Live More improves health outcomes through sport in psychiatric hospitals. Live More supports NHS patients & staff to exercise. Live More has won 9 awards.

WHY

 

Improved

Mood

Less

Sedentary

Reduced

Weight Gain

Reduced

Isolation

Improved

Cognition

Reduced

Violence

Reduced

Aggression

Improved

Sleep

Healthier

Staff

 

IMPACT

30% violence reduction on psychiatric intensive care unit

"After gym I don't feel so angry" - Patient 

"I now prescribe exercise" - Dr Rahman

"The ward is calmer" - Dr Currier

 

AWARDS

Since 2018, we've trained 300 hospital patients & staff, winning 9 awards

Winston Churchill Fellowship 2020

NHS England Clinical Entrepreneur

King's20 Founder

Policy Institute Finalist 2020

Medopad Greatest Minds in NHS 

Allesch-Taylor Entrepreneur Grant

CNWL NHS Trust Wellbeing Bursary & Research Starter Grant

Clinical Dragons Den 2019

David Walsh Scholarship

 

TEAM

Matt Waugh

Founder 

Matt used exercise to move forward from alcohol misuse & depression.

 

Matt trained as a mental health nurse & fitness instructor before founding Live More.

 

Dr Sri Kalidindi CBE

Advisor

Sri is NHS National Clinical Lead for mental health rehabilitation. 

 

Sri was awarded 2017 Psychiatrist of the Year by Royal College of Psychiatrists.

Dr Brendon Stubbs

Advisor

Dr Joseph Firth

Advisor

Brendon is a physiotherapist & one of the world's foremost researchers into the mind-body connection. 

 

Brendon has published 400 + papers on exercise for neuroscience, mental health, nutrition and medicine.

Brendon authors the European Psychiatric Association Guidelines on exercise as treatment. 

Joseph is Presidential Research Fellow at the University of Manchester. 

 

Joseph won the 2020 UK Research & Innovation Future Leaders Fellowship for Digital Health Promotion in Youth Mental Health.

Joseph is the Lancet Commission Chair for improving physical health of people with mental illness. 

 

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