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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...

A Review of Sexual Orientation in Sport A Review of Sexual Orientation in Sport

London Sport
Updated 4 years ago
A review and critique of the literature on sexual orientation in sport. Main findings: 1. Bisexuality and transsexuality are underrepresented in sports research and policy 2. Basic awareness amongst stakeholders of LGBT but lack of expertise to address them 3. Lack of data and evidence means these issues can be ignored or remain hidden 4. Equality issues around sexual orientation and gender identity are still seen differently from compa... A review and critique of the literature on sexual orientation in sport. Main findings: 1. Bisexuality and transsexuality are underrepresented in sports research and policy 2. Basic awareness amongst stakeholders of LGBT ...

The English Indices of Deprivation 2015 The English Indices of Deprivation 2015

London Sport
Updated 4 years ago
The English Indices of Deprivation measure relative levels of deprivation in 32,844 small areas or neighbourhoods, called Lower-Super Output Areas (LSOA's). This statistical release provides an overview of the findings of the English Indices of Deprivation 2015, focussing on the national and sub-national patterns of multiple deprivation with some analysis of income patterns and employment deprivation. A full research report, technical r... The English Indices of Deprivation measure relative levels of deprivation in 32,844 small areas or neighbourhoods, called Lower-Super Output Areas (LSOA's). This statistical release provides an overview of the findings o...

Triennial Review of UK Sport and Sport England Triennial Review of UK Sport and Sport England

London Sport
Updated 4 years ago
Review of functions of Sport England and UK Sport covering functions and form, improving effectiveness, improving efficiency and corporate governance. Found that both bodies remain essential in their current form but gave recommendations for action in 2015/16 Review of functions of Sport England and UK Sport covering functions and form, improving effectiveness, improving efficiency and corporate governance. Found that both bodies remain essential in their current form but gav...

Quantifying the contribution of utility cycling to population levels of physical activity: An analysis of the Active People Survey Quantifying the contribution of utility cycling to population levels of physical activity: An analysis of the Active People Survey

London Sport
Updated 4 years ago
Active People Survey (APS) results were analysed to assess the likelihood of individuals meeting UK physical activity guidelines for those who reported utility cycling compared with those who did not. Those that undertook utility cycling were approximately four times more likely to meet Government physical activity guidelines than those who did not. The figures were even greater for utility cyclists in inner London. The pattern was cons... Active People Survey (APS) results were analysed to assess the likelihood of individuals meeting UK physical activity guidelines for those who reported utility cycling compared with those who did not. Those that undertoo...

Watersports Participation Survey Watersports Participation Survey

London Sport
Updated 4 years ago
A 2013 review of water sports and boating activity. Respondents were asked about frequency and methods of participation. The data highlighted that participation in water activities is at it's highest since 2007. A 2013 review of water sports and boating activity. Respondents were asked about frequency and methods of participation. The data highlighted that participation in water activities is at it's highest since 2007.

Creating places that promote physical activity: Perceiving is believing Creating 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 parks 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...

Change4Life Evidence Review: Rapid evidence review on the effect of physical activity participation among children aged 5 – 11 years Change4Life Evidence Review: Rapid evidence review on the effect of physical activity participation among children aged 5 – 11 years

London Sport
Created 4 years ago
A briefing document that review evidence for the Change4Life programme. It explores relevant literature on the physiological, psychological, social, and behavioural outcomes of physical activity participation among children aged 5 – 11 years. A briefing document that review evidence for the Change4Life programme. It explores relevant literature on the physiological, psychological, social, and behavioural outcomes of physical activity participation among child...