BUCS Cost-of-Living Report [Published: August 2023]BUCS Cost-of-Living Report [Published: August 2023]

London Sport
Added 15 days ago
BUCS sought to understand the views of both staff and students on how participation in sport and physical activity may have been affected by the increasing cost of living. They conducted surveys (which engaged 2,334 students and 80 staff from 140 higher education institutions), as well as interviews and focus groups with 16 students and Sabbatical Officers. They found five main themes: ·      Everyone has been squeezed: the whole high...BUCS sought to understand the views of both staff and students on how participation in sport and physical activity may have been affected by the increasing cost of living. They conducted surveys (which engaged 2,334 stud...

UK Deaf Sport x Women in Sport: Supporting Deaf Girls To Stay Active In Their Teenage Years And Beyond [Published: October 2022]UK Deaf Sport x Women in Sport: Supporting Deaf Girls To Stay Active In Their Teenage Years And Beyond [Published: October 2022]

London Sport
Added a month ago
Over half of girls aged 11-16 are missing out on the benefits of participating in sport and physical activity, and participation declines further for those from lower socioeconomic and ethnically diverse communities. They can develop negative views towards sport and physical activity which means they stop enjoying sports participation and this can create ongoing barriers. These barriers and others can be experienced by teenage girls wh...Over half of girls aged 11-16 are missing out on the benefits of participating in sport and physical activity, and participation declines further for those from lower socioeconomic and ethnically diverse communities. The...

Women in Sport - Life in Lockdown: ‘The Impact of the Covid-19 Pandemic on Teenage Girls’ Lives and Physical Activity’ (Published: March 2021)Women in Sport - Life in Lockdown: ‘The Impact of the Covid-19 Pandemic on Teenage Girls’ Lives and Physical Activity’ (Published: March 2021)

London Sport
Added a month ago
This report indicates that girls understand the importance of physical activity and want to increase their activity levels, but they may be low in confidence, and worry about their fitness and being able to get back into a routine again, as well as being concerned about participating in large groups. Women in Sport’s work included ethnographic research with online interviews and tasks which followed a diverse group of 18 girls (aged 13...This report indicates that girls understand the importance of physical activity and want to increase their activity levels, but they may be low in confidence, and worry about their fitness and being able to get back into...

Children and Young People Activity Levels Children and Young People Activity Levels

London Sport
Added 4 months ago
This report created by London Sport displays a summary of London activity data from Sport England’s Active Lives Children and Young People (CYP) Survey. This report has been created using the latest data, covering the 2021-22 academic year, to give an overview of CYP activity levels in London and to highlight key areas of concern. Through primary data using online surveys, authors found that levels of activity across the UK have signifi...This report created by London Sport displays a summary of London activity data from Sport England’s Active Lives Children and Young People (CYP) Survey. This report has been created using the latest data, covering the 20...
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How to make your spaces safer for women: A call to action from the 51%How to make your spaces safer for women: A call to action from the 51%

London Sport
Added 4 months ago
In November 2021, ukactive and the This Girl Can campaign collaborated to publish a practical guide, "How to improve your services for women and girls: As told by the 51%", based on research that was commissioned to better understand the experiences of women and girls using fitness and leisure facilities. The purpose of the guide was to help facilities create a more welcoming environment for women and girls and it covered a variety of i...In November 2021, ukactive and the This Girl Can campaign collaborated to publish a practical guide, "How to improve your services for women and girls: As told by the 51%", based on research that was commissioned to bett...

London 2012 Games Legacy Report: Impressions towards the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games legacy, and the impact of the rising cost of livingLondon 2012 Games Legacy Report: Impressions towards the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games legacy, and the impact of the rising cost of living

London Sport
Added 4 months ago
To mark the 10-year anniversary of the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games, London Sport commissioned a poll to better understand how the public and the grassroots sports & physical activity sector perceived the ‘legacy’ of the Games. Topics posed to these groups were wide ranging, from questions about local sporting facilities to perceptions of disabled athletes. The poll also asked questions about the cost of living crisis and ho...To mark the 10-year anniversary of the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games, London Sport commissioned a poll to better understand how the public and the grassroots sports & physical activity sector perceived the ‘le...

Cost of living and its impact on sport and physical activity: An analysis into the behavioural changes and perceptions on exercise during the cost-of-living crisisCost of living and its impact on sport and physical activity: An analysis into the behavioural changes and perceptions on exercise during the cost-of-living crisis

London Sport
Added 4 months ago
Following our London 2012 Anniversary report in summer 2022 which highlighted the impact of the cost-of-living crisis on our sector, London Sport has commissioned new research to develop our understanding of how the crisis is affecting activity levels in London and across the UK. In partnership with Opinium, a market research and insight agency, London Sport conducted a poll to adults across London and the UK in February 2023. The poll ...Following our London 2012 Anniversary report in summer 2022 which highlighted the impact of the cost-of-living crisis on our sector, London Sport has commissioned new research to develop our understanding of how the cris...

Sported Community Pulse: Making neighbourhoods stronger and safer through community sportSported Community Pulse: Making neighbourhoods stronger and safer through community sport

London Sport
Added 4 months ago
The Community Pulse is a longitudinal study of Sported members on the sustainability, needs, and ambitions of community sports groups throughout the UK. It aims to: Inform the sport for development sector about the issues and opportunities facing community sports groups. Increase awareness of funding and resources available for such organisations. Help stakeholders make more-informed decisions in relation to grassroots communi...The Community Pulse is a longitudinal study of Sported members on the sustainability, needs, and ambitions of community sports groups throughout the UK. It aims to: Inform the sport for development sector about the i...

Youth Sport Trust PE and School Sport: The Annual Report 2023Youth Sport Trust PE and School Sport: The Annual Report 2023

London Sport
Added 4 months ago
In 2022, as part of the development of their new strategy, the Youth Sport Trust (YST) brought together in one place the latest research, evidence and insight on the importance and impact of Physical Education (PE), school sport and physical activity. The ‘PE and School Sport Report’ highlighted the issues facing children and young people today and reinforced the need to raise public awareness of these issues to inform and stimulate act...In 2022, as part of the development of their new strategy, the Youth Sport Trust (YST) brought together in one place the latest research, evidence and insight on the importance and impact of Physical Education (PE), scho...

Unlocking the potential: How sport, recreation and physical activity can help improve the health and wellbeing of the nationUnlocking the potential: How sport, recreation and physical activity can help improve the health and wellbeing of the nation

London Sport
Added 6 months ago
This report by the National Sectors Partners group explores their current, collective understanding of how sport, recreation and physical activity can help improve the health and wellbeing of the nation. It also shares some statistics on the current state of the nation based on levels of physical activity and reasons why the public and private sector should care about it. Drawing from the Youth Sport Trust research, authors established ...This report by the National Sectors Partners group explores their current, collective understanding of how sport, recreation and physical activity can help improve the health and wellbeing of the nation. It also shares s...