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How sport and physical activity helps your kids learn better How sport and physical activity helps your kids learn better

London Sport
Updated 4 years ago
A pamphlet published by the Department of Sport and Recreation, Government of Western Australia. The majority of research findings suggests that more physically active children perform better in the classroom due to the psychological, biological and social benefits of exercise. Physical activity has a positive correlation with academic achievement. Furthermore, physical activity is likely to provide children with the optimum physiologic... A pamphlet published by the Department of Sport and Recreation, Government of Western Australia. The majority of research findings suggests that more physically active children perform better in the classroom due to the ...

2015 Eureka! Overview 2015 Eureka! Overview

London Sport
Updated 4 years ago
The England & Wales Cricket Board (ECB) have identified that the cricket playing market is at best stagnant with player satisfaction declining quicker than ECB is responding.  Over half of cricket participants are identified as Millenials (20-34) who have low attention span, need instant gratification and are time poor. This presentation begins to tackle these obstacles to overcome the decline in participation The England & Wales Cricket Board (ECB) have identified that the cricket playing market is at best stagnant with player satisfaction declining quicker than ECB is responding.  Over half of cricket participants are identi...

Patterns and trends in adults physical activity Patterns and trends in adults physical activity

London Sport
Updated 4 years ago
Presentation detailing levels of physical activities dependent on age, gender, social income, class and region. Only half of women are physically active and 2/3 of men, with this figure varying upon the stated demographics. Presentation detailing levels of physical activities dependent on age, gender, social income, class and region. Only half of women are physically active and 2/3 of men, with this figure varying upon the stated demographi...

LGBT Inclusion in Sport LGBT Inclusion in Sport

London Sport
Updated 4 years ago
This handbook examines the reasons for the widespread and continued exclusion of LGBT people from mainstream sport, the nature and mechanisms of prejudice and discrimination towards LGBT people in sport and highlights the costs of this exclusion to sport. The handbook also provides examples of good practice in working with both young people and adults to tackle homophobia in sport and to create more inclusive, tolerant, sporting environ... This handbook examines the reasons for the widespread and continued exclusion of LGBT people from mainstream sport, the nature and mechanisms of prejudice and discrimination towards LGBT people in sport and highlights th...

State of Play State of Play

London Sport
Updated 4 years ago
Report outlining the impact of thirty-nine key NGBs in 2014 measured against the number of affiliated clubs, number of club members, number of competitions held, number of competitions in schools, number of volunteers, financial value of volunteers, medals won 2009-2014, athletes in the talent pool, number of major events hosted, and number of people holding positions of international influence on behalf of NGBs Report outlining the impact of thirty-nine key NGBs in 2014 measured against the number of affiliated clubs, number of club members, number of competitions held, number of competitions in schools, number of volunteers, f...

Out in Sport - LGBT Students’ Experiences of Sport Out in Sport - LGBT Students’ Experiences of Sport

London Sport
Updated 4 years ago
In 2011, as the UK prepared to host one of the biggest sporting events in the world, the NUS LGBT campaign launched a research project into the sporting experiences of LGBT students. The project consisted of a literature review, an online survey of eight hundred and forty-five LGBT students, and nine workshops with students across the UK. Both the survey and the workshops explored LGBT students’ experiences participating in and coming o... In 2011, as the UK prepared to host one of the biggest sporting events in the world, the NUS LGBT campaign launched a research project into the sporting experiences of LGBT students. The project consisted of a literature...

Guidance for Outdoor Sport and Play Guidance for Outdoor Sport and Play

London Sport
Updated 4 years ago
This guidance is useful for practitioners looking to ensure the provision of outdoor sport is maintained. Facility and infrastructure advice is presented to support methods of provision. Fields in Trust have constructed a number of benchmarking tools which relate to the quantity and quality of outdoor spaces. These benchmarks form a suitable basis for informing planning policies and decisions. This guidance is useful for practitioners looking to ensure the provision of outdoor sport is maintained. Facility and infrastructure advice is presented to support methods of provision. Fields in Trust have constructed ...

Fit for the Future; helping the Sport and Recreation sector face the challenges of tomorrow: Scene-setting report Fit for the Future; helping the Sport and Recreation sector face the challenges of tomorrow: Scene-setting report

London Sport
Updated 4 years ago
The Sport and Recreation Alliance has set out the challenges facing sport and physical going forward in competitiong for leisure time. Specifically, they identify 7 'challenge' areas that organisations working within the sector need to challenge to ensure sport and physical activity is 'Fit For the Future' . The Sport and Recreation Alliance has set out the challenges facing sport and physical going forward in competitiong for leisure time. Specifically, they identify 7 'challenge' areas that organisations working within the...

The link between pupil health and wellbeing and attainment: A briefing for head teachers, governors and staff in education settings The link between pupil health and wellbeing and attainment: A briefing for head teachers, governors and staff in education settings

London Sport
Updated 4 years ago
A briefing document underlining the value of promoting health and wellbeing as an integral part of a school effectiveness strategy. Four key points are evaluated and evidenced in the report: 1. Pupils with better health and wellbeing are likely to achieve better academically 2. Effective social and emotional competencies are associated with greater health and wellbeing, and better achievement 3. The culture, ethos and environment of a s... A briefing document underlining the value of promoting health and wellbeing as an integral part of a school effectiveness strategy. Four key points are evaluated and evidenced in the report: 1. Pupils with better health ...

Getting Ready 2013-2014 Getting Ready 2013-2014

London Sport
Updated 4 years ago
Getting ready is London Youth's sports development programme which uses a journey of change methodology to measure the programmes emotional and social impact on participants. The programme reported that 70% of partipcants reported modertate to strong change across all emotional and social capabilties. The strength of this report lies in the methodology used to make this discovery, a life effectiveness questionnaire, completed at the sta... Getting ready is London Youth's sports development programme which uses a journey of change methodology to measure the programmes emotional and social impact on participants. The programme reported that 70% of partipcant...