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energetic physical action

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any specific behavior

(chemistry) the capacity of a substance to take part in a chemical reaction

a process existing in or produced by nature (rather than by the intent of human beings)

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The prison was one of the best for arranging purposeful activity for inmates.
Over the next five years, the prison has pledged to increase purposeful activity to 30 hours per week and increase education provision by a further 67 places.
The report, A Measure of Success, shows the Prison Service failed to meet seven of its 18 Key Performance Indicators (KPIs), including its target of providing prisoners with an average of 24 hours a week purposeful activity.
The board also said prisoners got eight hours less of purposeful activity than they should.
Chief Inspector of Prisons Anne Owers said: "Our four tests of a healthy prison are safety, respect, purposeful activity and assistance in resettlement.
They said the women's unit was poor on all fronts ( safety, respect, purposeful activity and resettlement.
The report from the Home Office inspection in July said improvements had been found in all our four key areas at Birmingham - safety, respect, purposeful activity and resettlement.
Mrs Blythman also highlighted concern that only half of the almost 1,000 inmates can be employed in purposeful activity because of a lack of education and places.
The report said: "Far too many prisons are overcrowded, provide inadequate levels of purposeful activity and high levels of recorded drug use.
The regime is based on 35 hours per week minimum of purposeful activity, including work, training and education, including physical education, and offending behaviour programmes, all linked to a system of earned incentives and privileges.
Chief Inspector of Prisons Anne Owers pointed to strides taken in safety, respect, purposeful activity and resettlement.
The report said that Durham was able to offer too little by way of purposeful activity for its prisoners.
A disturbing number of prisons are overcrowded, have little purposeful activity for prisoners and are unsafe," said the report's author Joe Levenson.
Ashwell, near Oakham, Rutland, is described by the Prison Service website as an 'open and free running regime' with commitment to throughcare and purposeful activity.
Chief Inspector of Prisons Sir David Ramsbotham said in the report: "I find it most discreditable that in the last 3 years the prison service had done nothing to increase the hours of purposeful activity in Onley for juveniles - average 15 hours - and young prisoners - average 17 hours a week - with similar periods spent on association, but remaining hours being spent locked up and idle in a cell.