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  • Created 2 years ago

    Sitting Netball Findings

    London Sport
    London Sport piloted sitting netball, a seated version of netball delivered by physical activity co-ordinators in care homes. The programme aimed to increase activity levels of care home residents, resulting in improved cognitive function, increased physical wellbeing and improved mental wellbeing. Key findings were:- 70% of activity co-ordinators saw a very or quite large positive change in their residents- 66% of residents had improve...
  • Created 2 years ago

    Active Education: Growing Evidence on Physical Activity and Academic Performance

    London Sport
    This report reviews published scientific articles that examine how physical activity and fitness may help school-aged children maximise their academic performance. It also provides an overview of the effects of physical activity on the developing brain.  Key findings and recommendations include: • Regular participation in physical activity has academic performance benefits.• Single sessions of physical activity can enhance attention and...
  • Created 3 years ago

    Walking Football Evaluation

    London Sport
    This report aims to understand the impact that walking football has on participants’ health and wellbeing. By identifying what motivates players and finding out what aspects they consider most important and enjoyable, recommendations can be put forward. Gaining this in-depth view from players about the nature and structure of the game leads us to discover how and why their health improves, and could direct us to how their wellbeing cou...
  • Updated 3 years ago

    EMD Insight National Survey Infographic

    London Sport
    Infographic showing the results of the 2015 Exercise, Move, Dance survey conducted by YouGov. Includes key statistics on participation in dance and the benefits it can have on individuals.