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Creating places that promote physical activity: Perceiving is believingCreating places that promote physical activity: Perceiving is believing

 London Sport
Updated 4 years ago
This article reviews evidence related to the effect of the environment on physical activity. This review examines evidence on the relationship of rates of physical activity to the perceived aesthetics, safety and comfort of public places, such as streets and parksThis article reviews evidence related to the effect of the environment on physical activity. This review examines evidence on the relationship of rates of physical activity to the perceived aesthetics, safety and comfort...

Exploring the Adult Male Football Universe in EnglandExploring the Adult Male Football Universe in England

 London Sport
Updated 4 years ago
An infographic based insight review of basketball satellite clubs across England. Includes statistics on participants, coaches, sessions and training and development.An infographic based insight review of basketball satellite clubs across England. Includes statistics on participants, coaches, sessions and training and development.

Why it is important for coaching to meet participant needs – using young people (14-18) as a case study example.Why it is important for coaching to meet participant needs – using young people (14-18) as a case study example.

 London Sport
Updated 4 years ago
A short study that proves the necessity of coaches to understand the needs of their participants. Although there is an increase in coaches completing CPD, it is largely higher skilled coaches that focus on this area even though it is the beginners who are often most impressionable and need coaches that understand their needs. It highlights the main motivations of 14-18 year olds to play sport which all coaches must understand and tailor...A short study that proves the necessity of coaches to understand the needs of their participants. Although there is an increase in coaches completing CPD, it is largely higher skilled coaches that focus on this area even...

Walking Football ResearchWalking Football Research

 London Sport
Updated 4 years ago
Quantitative and qualitative research profiling current players and those that are not currently playing. The document identifies the typical player as over 58, who used to play football over a decade ago. The most important channels to reach the target audience is through word of mouth and newspaper/magazine ads. The most common reasons for wanting to take part are for health and fitness, socialising and for the love of the game. The b...Quantitative and qualitative research profiling current players and those that are not currently playing. The document identifies the typical player as over 58, who used to play football over a decade ago. The most impor...

Physical Activity Statistics 2015Physical Activity Statistics 2015

 London Sport
Updated 4 years ago
The Physical Activity Statistics 2015 publication highlights the importance of physical activity in cardiovascular health. The data shows that there has been very little change in the proportion of individuals reaching the recommended physical activity levels and recent figures still highlight the differences found between sexes and across ages. Additionally, the data suggests that sedentary behaviour, that in which energy expenditure i...The Physical Activity Statistics 2015 publication highlights the importance of physical activity in cardiovascular health. The data shows that there has been very little change in the proportion of individuals reaching t...

A Guide to Active People InteractiveA Guide to Active People Interactive

 London Sport
Updated 4 years ago
Provides guidance an support on the physical activty measures introduced to the APS tool in October 2015Provides guidance an support on the physical activty measures introduced to the APS tool in October 2015

Uncovering the True Value of Sports VolunteersUncovering the True Value of Sports Volunteers

 London Sport
Updated 4 years ago
Join In's research shows that volunteers in sport invest their time in themselves and their community. The returns on that investment are of immense benefit to the wellbeing of the UK. Volunteering in Sport contributes to society in three main ways: 1. Economically (volunteer time) 2. By increasing personal wellbeing and mental and physical benefits 3. It increases and enables participation. It is estimated that each volunteer in sport ...Join In's research shows that volunteers in sport invest their time in themselves and their community. The returns on that investment are of immense benefit to the wellbeing of the UK. Volunteering in Sport contributes t...

Satellite Club Evaluation Interim Report 2 - SubstanceSatellite Club Evaluation Interim Report 2 - Substance

 London Sport
Updated 4 years ago
A Sport England report outlining the findings from the first survey of participants of satellite clubs (conducted between January and March 2015). This report focuses on the profile of young people attending clubs, their motivations for attending and the material and attitudinal outcomes they are beginning to experience. Results suggest that less active participants attend because they were looking for affordable, convenient provision t...A Sport England report outlining the findings from the first survey of participants of satellite clubs (conducted between January and March 2015). This report focuses on the profile of young people attending clubs, their...

Perceptions of Coaches and CoachingPerceptions of Coaches and Coaching

 London Sport
Updated 4 years ago
This research piece outlines the perceptions of coaches and coaching as a profession. It hihglights the need to get more people participating in coached sport in order to further the recruitment of quality coaches across all sports.  This research piece outlines the perceptions of coaches and coaching as a profession. It hihglights the need to get more people participating in coached sport in order to further the recruitment of quality...This research piece outlines the perceptions of coaches and coaching as a profession. It hihglights the need to get more people participating in coached sport in order to further the recruitment of quality coaches across...

Basketball England Review of Satellite Clubs (14/15)Basketball England Review of Satellite Clubs (14/15)

 London Sport
Updated 4 years ago
An infographic based insight review of basketball satellite clubs across England. Includes statistics on participants, coaches, sessions and training and development.An infographic based insight review of basketball satellite clubs across England. Includes statistics on participants, coaches, sessions and training and development.