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Turning the Tide- A 10-year Healthy Weight StrategyTurning the Tide- A 10-year Healthy Weight Strategy

London Sport
Created 4 days ago
This report focuses on strategy and policy aimed at tackling obesity, which includes expert discussion and scientific research about how biology, genetics and the consequences of excessive weight can impact individuals and the wider population. Making healthy weight maintenance treatment and environments universally accessible and the introduction of a broader policy approach is the focus of this report.  The necessary steps to achieve ...This report focuses on strategy and policy aimed at tackling obesity, which includes expert discussion and scientific research about how biology, genetics and the consequences of excessive weight can impact individuals a...

Women's Sporting Journeys: How to keep women engaged in sport throughout their livesWomen's Sporting Journeys: How to keep women engaged in sport throughout their lives

London Sport
Created 4 days ago
This report investigates how sport can becoming more appealing and supportive to women of all backgrounds, circumstances or ability. Sport England’s Active Lives data reveals that nearly 14 million women in UK are not as physically active as they should be. This report investigates why that is and suggests ways to increase female participation in physical activity. Increasing support for women in sports through creating a compassionate ...This report investigates how sport can becoming more appealing and supportive to women of all backgrounds, circumstances or ability. Sport England’s Active Lives data reveals that nearly 14 million women in UK are not as...

Good Parks For London 2021- Parks and Climate ChangeGood Parks For London 2021- Parks and Climate Change

London Sport
Created 4 days ago
Good Parks for London is an annual report, now in its fifth year, compiled by Parks for London and sponsored by GL Hearn. It assesses participating London boroughs’ parks services from April 2020 to March 2021 against the ten Good Parks criteria to enable comparison between them. The report provides insight into how the participating London boroughs compare against the criteria set by Good Parks, detailed in maps, data tables and articl...Good Parks for London is an annual report, now in its fifth year, compiled by Parks for London and sponsored by GL Hearn. It assesses participating London boroughs’ parks services from April 2020 to March 2021 against th...
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This Girl Can Croydon EvaluationThis Girl Can Croydon Evaluation

London Sport
Updated 13 days ago
This report evaluates the findings of the This Girl Can Project Croydon which, alongside Croydon Voluntary Action, planned and delivered targeted activity sessions for inactive women. The project also explored lived experiences of women during the Covid-19 pandemic, especially those who became more vulnerable. The report provides a review of the methodology, key findings, charts and data, quotes from the women involved in the project a...This report evaluates the findings of the This Girl Can Project Croydon which, alongside Croydon Voluntary Action, planned and delivered targeted activity sessions for inactive women. The project also explored lived expe...

Researchers publish recommendations to enhance diversity of UK’s sports coachesResearchers publish recommendations to enhance diversity of UK’s sports coaches

London Sport
Created a month ago
This article by Loughborough University outlines their findings on how to increase diversity in the sport coaching workforce. Funded by Sport England and appointed as the lead research partner for The Coaching for All (CFA) initiative, Loughborough University recruited 29 participants from disadvantaged communities (Black, Asian, Minority Ethnic or a Refugee) for their research. The research considered barriers experienced by coaches i...This article by Loughborough University outlines their findings on how to increase diversity in the sport coaching workforce. Funded by Sport England and appointed as the lead research partner for The Coaching for All (C...

Guidance for Transgender Inclusion in Domestic SportGuidance for Transgender Inclusion in Domestic Sport

London Sport
Created 2 months ago
This review focuses on the accommodation of transgender inclusion, fairness, and safety in sport. It covers recommendations on how to include transgender women in female sport- considering various factors such as strength, stamina and physique. Guideline principles are outlined to help ensure transgender inclusion in sport is prioritised in NGBs and SGBs policy. Common questions and answers are listed in a table, providing clarity on an...This review focuses on the accommodation of transgender inclusion, fairness, and safety in sport. It covers recommendations on how to include transgender women in female sport- considering various factors such as strengt...

What has COVID-19 taught us about loneliness?What has COVID-19 taught us about loneliness?

London Sport
Created 3 months ago
This article provides details on how the Building Connections Fund has adapted its methods to the changing needs of those suffering with loneliness as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic. It highlights key changes such as engagement with online activities for service users alongside the necessary safeguarding and privacy measures introduced to create a safe space for those struggling with loneliness during the pandemic.This article provides details on how the Building Connections Fund has adapted its methods to the changing needs of those suffering with loneliness as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic. It highlights key changes such as ...

Evaluating the Building Connections Fund (Part 2)Evaluating the Building Connections Fund (Part 2)

London Sport
Created 3 months ago
This report evaluates how the Building Connections Fund (BCF) operated following the impact of Covid-19 on the grant holders and service users. It details the way in which BCF adapted its methods for tackling loneliness during the Covid-19 pandemic alongside evaluating service users’ experiences. The pandemic has created an opportunity for change, learning and development. This report details recommendations for helping those who need ...This report evaluates how the Building Connections Fund (BCF) operated following the impact of Covid-19 on the grant holders and service users. It details the way in which BCF adapted its methods for tackling loneliness ...

Evaluating the Building Connections Fund (Part 1)Evaluating the Building Connections Fund (Part 1)

London Sport
Created 3 months ago
This report presents the findings of the evaluation of the Building Connections Fund (BCF) prior to the Covid-19 pandemic. The Building Connections Fund was the first ever government fund aimed at reducing loneliness. It details the evaluation methods that the BCF utilised as well as the grant holders and service users’ levels of need before the Covid-19 pandemic. This includes a detailed breakdown of findings for different groups and i...This report presents the findings of the evaluation of the Building Connections Fund (BCF) prior to the Covid-19 pandemic. The Building Connections Fund was the first ever government fund aimed at reducing loneliness. It...