Increasing the Visibility of British Chinese Communities’ Health and Physical Activity Experiences in Bath and North East Somerset (BANES)

Project: Other

Project Details

Layman's description

The purpose and aims of the research and public engagement activities are:
• To increase the visibility of the BANES British Chinese communities (1.1%) about their health and physical activity experiences to the wider public (90% White British).

• To document the communities’ participation in everyday civic spaces in physical activity, understanding the significance of their participation for their sense of belonging and the barriers and opportunities they face in physical activity conducive for wellbeing.

• To evaluate the effectiveness of the film and exhibition in informing local and global communities about minority (Chinese) ethnic groups’ health experiences.

• To inform local policy, practice and research development for British Chinese communities conducive to urban multicultural governance, enhance community cohesion and widen physical activity participation.
Short title£2500
StatusFinished
Effective start/end date9/04/2130/04/21