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Alliance of Sport 2019/20 Impact ReportAlliance of Sport 2019/20 Impact Report

London Sport
Created 3 days ago
The Alliance of Sport’s 2019 – 2020 Impact Report documents the organisation's achievements and progress. Some of the headlines include: Launching the Levelling the Playing Field project alongside the Youth Justice Board, thanks to record funding from the London Marathon Charitable Trust Launching and co-chairing the National Sports Forum for Reducing Reoffending in partnership with HMPPS Leading a global research project with Pr...The Alliance of Sport’s 2019 – 2020 Impact Report documents the organisation's achievements and progress. Some of the headlines include: Launching the Levelling the Playing Field project alongside the Youth Justice Bo...

Impact of Covid-19 on Disabled PeopleImpact of Covid-19 on Disabled People

London Sport
Updated 3 days ago
This report uses secondary research to explore and summarise the significant challenges that disabled people have faced throughout the course of the Covid-19 pandemic. The document outlines the social impact of the pandemic, the effect that restriction measures have had on disabled people and the impact that this has had on their physical activity levels. References to the relevant research reports can be found in the notes pages of thi...This report uses secondary research to explore and summarise the significant challenges that disabled people have faced throughout the course of the Covid-19 pandemic. The document outlines the social impact of the pande...

Children and Young People Active Lives Report 2019-20Children and Young People Active Lives Report 2019-20

London Sport
Created 10 days ago
The number of children and young people who were physically active fell during the 2019/20 academic year in England, as first storms and then the coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic restricted the type of activities available. The figures, published today in Sport England's latest Active Lives Children and Young People Survey covering the 2019/20 academic year, show 44.9% of children and young people (3.2 million) met the Chief Medical Offi...The number of children and young people who were physically active fell during the 2019/20 academic year in England, as first storms and then the coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic restricted the type of activities availabl...

A Level Playing Field: Equalising Access to Sport and Exercise for Young People After Covid-19A Level Playing Field: Equalising Access to Sport and Exercise for Young People After Covid-19

London Sport
Created 21 days ago
In this report, the Centre for Social Justice argues that the time is right for a more radical reform of physical education and sport provision for young people; there is a looming health crisis due to inactivity during lockdown and due to illnesses other than coronavirus going untreated. Given the UK’s existing obesity crisis, the CSJ is calling upon the government for bold action.In this report, the Centre for Social Justice argues that the time is right for a more radical reform of physical education and sport provision for young people; there is a looming health crisis due to inactivity during ...

An Independent Assessment of Self-reported Cases of COVID-19 in Fitness Clubs and Leisure Facilities Across EuropeAn Independent Assessment of Self-reported Cases of COVID-19 in Fitness Clubs and Leisure Facilities Across Europe

London Sport
Created 21 days ago
This THiNK Active report sets out to understand the extent that gyms, fitness clubs and leisure centres - during the COVID-19 pandemic - provide individuals with a safe environment in which to be physically active. The data finds that the self-reported incidence rate of positive COVID-19 cases was 1.12 cases per 100,000 visits for the combined SafeACTiVE and ukactive data sets. This was taken from a total sample of 115 million visits ac...This THiNK Active report sets out to understand the extent that gyms, fitness clubs and leisure centres - during the COVID-19 pandemic - provide individuals with a safe environment in which to be physically active. The d...

A National Covid-19 Resilience Programme: Improving the Health and Wellbeing of Older People During the PandemicA National Covid-19 Resilience Programme: Improving the Health and Wellbeing of Older People During the Pandemic

London Sport
Created a month ago
Covid-19 poses a significant threat to the health and wellbeing of older people. Moreover, measures to lessen the risk of suffering from Covid-19 such as lockdowns and shielding can make it harder for older people to stay active. Physical activity is an important factor in staying healthy and is likely to play a role in Covid-19 resilience. The Physiological Society and the Centre for Ageing Better brought together physiologists, nutri...Covid-19 poses a significant threat to the health and wellbeing of older people. Moreover, measures to lessen the risk of suffering from Covid-19 such as lockdowns and shielding can make it harder for older people to sta...

Improving the Nation’s Health: The Future of the Public Health System in EnglandImproving the Nation’s Health: The Future of the Public Health System in England

London Sport
Created a month ago
The UK government has committed to improving the nation’s health, including the ‘grand challenge’ of ensuring people are able to live an extra 5 years of healthy life by 2035 while ‘narrowing the gap between the experience of the richest and poorest’. Improving health should also be an important part of the government’s commitment to ‘level up’ the poorest parts of the country. These are huge challenges, particularly at a time when the ...The UK government has committed to improving the nation’s health, including the ‘grand challenge’ of ensuring people are able to live an extra 5 years of healthy life by 2035 while ‘narrowing the gap between the experien...

Good Parks For London - Parks and the PandemicGood Parks For London - Parks and the Pandemic

London Sport
Created a month ago
Good Parks for London is an annual report, now in its fourth year, compiled by Parks for London and sponsored by GL Hearn. It assesses each London borough’s parks service (from April 2019-March 2020) against ten criteria to enable comparison between them – it gives recognition for the great work that is happening across London, it helps improve performance and makes practices more visible and open to scrutiny. The report is split into ...Good Parks for London is an annual report, now in its fourth year, compiled by Parks for London and sponsored by GL Hearn. It assesses each London borough’s parks service (from April 2019-March 2020) against ten criteri...

Whole Systems Approach to ObesityWhole Systems Approach to Obesity

London Sport
Updated a month ago
Tackling obesity and helping people achieve or maintain a healthier weight is complex. Most of the adult population in England is living with overweight or obesity and whilst the majority of the younger generation remain a healthy weight, it is not the case for every child, and particularly so for those living in our more deprived areas. We all have a responsibility to act now to support these families and children and to create local e...Tackling obesity and helping people achieve or maintain a healthier weight is complex. Most of the adult population in England is living with overweight or obesity and whilst the majority of the younger generation remain...

Learning From Local Authorities With Downward Trends in Childhood ObesityLearning From Local Authorities With Downward Trends in Childhood Obesity

London Sport
Created a month ago
The main aim of this research was to investigate local authorities (LAs) in England who were identified to have significant downward trends in childhood obesity from 2006/07 to 2015/16, in order to identify common approaches or interventions that may have contributed to reductions in childhood obesity. Further aims were to highlight where future research would be beneficial to increase the evidence base for tackling childhood obesity a...The main aim of this research was to investigate local authorities (LAs) in England who were identified to have significant downward trends in childhood obesity from 2006/07 to 2015/16, in order to identify common approa...