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HEALTH CLUB MANAGEMENT Welcome to


Health Club Management is IHRSA’s European Strategic Media Partner


p48 What will the digital hi-tech health club of the future look like?


p42 The GP who advocates exercise to all his patients


p54 Interaction with staff + progress = retention Contents


03 Editor’s letter Health clubs and leisure centres should embrace the commercial opportunity derived from being ‘socially useful’, says Kate Cracknell


08 People We meet the inventors of the Act Alarm Clock, StepJockey calorie converter and One World Futbol


14 Letters The key to tackling inactivity in kids is to find fun, scalable solutions, says celebrity trainer Matt Roberts


18 News round-up Fitness First to sell off German estate, and PHE publishes new framework to combat inactivity


28 International news Fitness First opens its third club in Kuwait, and the 4,000sq ft club Acibadem Sports opens in Istanbul


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30 People news Scott Rolfe is appointed CEO of Halo, and Mark Talley swaps LA fitness for Everyone Active


34 ukactive update CEO of ukactive David Stalker reviews the themes and moods at the recent Labour and Conservative Party conferences


36 IHRSA update Arianna Huffington to speak at IHRSA 2015, and Olav Thorstad wins European leadership award


38 Diary dates SIBEC Europe takes place in Madeira in November


40 Everyone’s talking about... Predictions for 2015 As we gear up for 2015, what looks set to drive growth for the health and fitness sector?


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42 Interview Dr John Morgan Kate Cracknell talks to the GP who hit the headlines for recommending walking to his patients, and finds out why he thinks more GPs should be following suit


48 Hi-tech future What will the digital health club of the future look like? We ask the experts for their thoughts


54 Interaction = progress = retention Does interaction with fitness staff impact on member progress, and does this have an effect on retention? Melvyn Hillsdon reports


60 Wearing it well We catch up with the latest products in wearable technology – a market that’s expected to be worth US$2bn by 2018


November/December 2014 © Cybertrek 2014


p68 News, innovations and the latest trends from Leisure Industry Week 2014


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