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  • Updated 3 years ago

    Making the most of the Silver Bullet

    London Sport
    Presentation from the CSPN convention on the legacy/impact of the Tour de France in Yorkshire. Provides useful insights on how to make the most of impacts from major events.
  • Updated 3 years ago

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

    London Sport
    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...
  • Updated 3 years ago

    Use of the Fitbit to Measure Adherence to a Physical Activity Intervention Among Overweight or Obese, Postmenopausal Women: Self-Monitoring Trajectory During 16 Weeks

    London Sport
    This study explores the use of direct-to-consumer activity trackers (ie Fitbit) to aid self-monitoring and goal setting with the aim of to increasing physical activity among 25 postmenopausal women. The participants were tasked with achieving 150 minutes of activity per week as well as a daily goal of 10000 steps. The results were largely positive, with physical activity rates increasing and the Fitbit being used on 95% of intervention...
  • Updated 3 years ago

    Active Beyond Education: A report exploring young disabled people's experiences of sport and physical activity, during the transition from education to adulthood.

    London Sport
    Research involving consultation with young disabled people to explore their experience of sport and physical activity during their transition from education to adulthood. The findings highlight a range of reasons why disabled people do or do not engage in sport and physical activity as they move on from education. These cover internal factors, such as having the motivation as well as the physical and psychological capability to take par...
  • Updated 3 years ago

    Walking Football Research

    London Sport
    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 ...
  • Updated 3 years ago

    The challenge of growing youth participation in sport

    London Sport
    Sport England presentation that provides insight into understanding young people (14-25) via the context of their environment and their attitudes and behaviours and, how that impacts on their motivations and relationships with sport. It further outlines key information on how to engage, deliver to and retain young people in sport with case studies of successful activites.
  • Updated 3 years ago

    Physical activity strategy for the WHO European Region 2016–2025

    London Sport
    The World Health Organisation sets out voluntary targets to decrease the prevalence of physical inactivity by 2025. Targets are set specifically for: 1. A 25% relative reduction in the risk of premature mortality from cardiovascular diseases, cancer, diabetes or chronic respiratory diseases; 2. A 25% relative reduction in the prevalence of raised blood pressure or containment of the prevalence of raised blood pressure, according to na...
  • Updated 3 years ago

    Go Where Women Are

    London Sport
    A 50 page insight document exploring our current understanding of women and how to close the gender gap in sport. The report details 7 key principles that need to be kept in mind when delivering exercise to this target group. It then details the main barriers, motivations and triggers that need to be covered in order to understand and engage with this audience. The report offers practical advice as to what to do, say and how to evoke an...
  • Updated 3 years ago

    Physical Activity Statistics 2015

    London Sport
    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 ...
  • Updated 3 years ago

    A Guide to Active People Interactive

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