Social marketing for physical activity
This presentation is the property of its rightful owner.
Sponsored Links
1 / 19

SOCIAL MARKETING FOR PHYSICAL ACTIVITY PowerPoint PPT Presentation


  • 86 Views
  • Uploaded on
  • Presentation posted in: General

SOCIAL MARKETING FOR PHYSICAL ACTIVITY. Samantha Parnell University of Exeter School of Sport and Health Sciences and School of Geography. AIMS OF THE RESEARCH.

Download Presentation

SOCIAL MARKETING FOR PHYSICAL ACTIVITY

An Image/Link below is provided (as is) to download presentation

Download Policy: Content on the Website is provided to you AS IS for your information and personal use and may not be sold / licensed / shared on other websites without getting consent from its author.While downloading, if for some reason you are not able to download a presentation, the publisher may have deleted the file from their server.


- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - E N D - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

Presentation Transcript


Social marketing for physical activity

SOCIAL MARKETING FOR PHYSICAL ACTIVITY

Samantha Parnell

University of Exeter

School of Sport and Health Sciences and School of Geography


Aims of the research

AIMS OF THE RESEARCH

  • To explore the relationships between children’s physical activity, health and fitness through the use of a social marketing approach.


Objectives of the research

OBJECTIVES OF THE RESEARCH

  • To describe and explain the physical activity choices of school children to and within their school setting.

  • To explore the different barriers and motivators for adopting sustainable patterns in schools in the South West of England.

  • To identify different student health-based lifestyle groups using segmentation analysis and to explore the lifestyle aspirations, needs and expectations of these clusters.


Social marketing for physical activity

  • To assess the potential for a social marketing approach to enhance physical activity amongst school aged children and also encourage continued patterns of physical activity amongst school aged children beyond the legacy of the 2012 Olympics

  • RELAYS


Reasons for the research

REASONS FOR THE RESEARCH

SEDENTARY LIFESTYLE CHRONIC DISEASE

OBESITY


Facts and problems of inactivity

FACTS AND PROBLEMS OF INACTIVITY

  • 68% of boys and 76% of girls do not meet minimum recommended activity levels

  • In the UK 1 in 4 11-15 year olds are now obese

  • In ages 2-15 obesity/

    overweight 31% boys 29% girls

  • Foresight reports estimates by 2025 47% of men and 36% of women obese

  • A sedentary lifestyle causes 54,000 premature deaths per year

  • Physical inactivity in England estimate to cost 8.2 billion per yr (2004)

  • Risk of osteoporosis in later life and cancers

  • Risk of cardiovascular disease and diabetes

  • Mental health and depression

FACTS AND FIGURES

CHRONIC DISEASES


Why are activity rates lower

WHY ARE ACTIVITY RATES LOWER?

  • Lack of active transport.

  • Lack of time.

  • Loss of freedom for outdoor play.

  • Technological advancements.

  • PE time in schools reduced

  • Cost.


Is social marketing the answer

IS SOCIAL MARKETING THE ANSWER?

  • WHAT IS SOCIAL MARKETING:

    “The systematic application of marketing concepts and techniques to achieve specific behavioural goals relevant to social good” French et al, (2010 p1)

    Social marketing is a framework or structure utilising other bodies of knowledge such as psychology, sociology, communications theory and marketing in order to understand how to influence the behaviour of target populations (Gordon et al, 2006).

    Based on the adaption of contemporary marketing theory and practice in order to guide and aid social change campaigns (Dann, 2010).


Social marketing

SOCIAL MARKETING

  • Interest is growing in using social marketing as a framework for improving health.

  • Social marketing is more than advertising

  • The heart of the approach is in understanding the needs and views of target audience.

  • Social marketing has been shown to be effective in changing health behaviour.


Benchmark criteria

BENCHMARK CRITERIA

  • Customer Orientation.

  • Behaviour

  • Theory

  • Insight

  • Competition

  • Exchange

  • Segmention

  • Methods Mix


Social marketing campaigns relevant to physical ac tivity

SOCIAL MARKETING CAMPAIGNS RELEVANT TO PHYSICAL ACTIVITY

  • Change for Life – Large scale UK gov’t campaign.

  • VERB – US based campaign aimed at 9-13 year olds.

  • Woodside Gets Active – Child and parent pa campaign.


Methodology

METHODOLOGY

  • The methodology is designed around the key decisions made by both sedentary and active children using eight case study schools in the Exeter Area. (4 primary, 4 secondary)

  • Research involves school students and stakeholders within the school and local authority policy makers.


Methodological stages

METHODOLOGICAL STAGES

  • Stage 1a: A survey of school children aged 7-16 years will investigate their patterns of physical activity

  • Division of sample: 3 key stages 7-11, 11-14, 14-16.

  • 8 schools 200 per key stage = 1600 questionnaires 1124 received back


Social marketing for physical activity

  • Stage 1b: lifestyles segmentation model developed to explore the properties, motivations and barriers for activity-based behaviour change.

  • Approximately 4-6 clusters in each school.

  • Stage 2: Interviews with clusters from 4 cluster groups, 8 schools. Approx 32.


Social marketing for physical activity

  • Stage 3: In-depth interviews with key stakeholders from or relevant to each school, including the headteacher, P.E. teachers, local sports leader and other relevant local policy makers.

  • 3-4 interviews per school. Max 32total.


Social marketing for physical activity

  • Stage 4: marketing strategy will be developed in partnership with the schools and with data from stages 1-3.

  • It will aim to use targeted branding and marketing techniques to encourage physical activity behaviour change.


Social marketing for physical activity

  • RESULTS SO FAR.............

  • 1124 respondents 628 boys, 496 girls ages 7-15 years

  • 570 (50%) walk/cycle to school daily

  • 264 (25%) never walk/cycle to school

  • Children spent more time being sedentary than being active


Summary

SUMMARY

  • Obesity levels and physical inactivity figures show there is a need for Intervention.

  • Some social marketing campaigns have shown there is scope for interventions to be successful.

  • Further research is needed to identify whether or not social marketing would be beneficial to sustaining patterns of physical activity in school children in the South West.


I hope you have found this interesting

I hope you have found this interesting

Thanks for listening


  • Login