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Inspiring Women To Be Active During Midlife And Menopause Inspiring Women To Be Active During Midlife And Menopause

London Sport
Created 2 months ago
This report by Women in Sport explores the reasons why women in midlife are less physically active and makes a series of recommendations to try and change this moving forward. The findings of the report show that a third of women aged 41 to 60 are not meeting the Chief Medical Officer’s guidelines of 150 minutes per week of exercise and a fifth are not achieving even 30 minutes per week. Furthermore, those in lower socioeconomic groups ...This report by Women in Sport explores the reasons why women in midlife are less physically active and makes a series of recommendations to try and change this moving forward. The findings of the report show that a third...

Evaluation of the Movement for All ProgrammeEvaluation of the Movement for All Programme

London Sport
Created 3 months ago
This report by the Richmond Group of Charities provides an executive summary of Movement for All, which was a project aimed at helping people to become more active in a way that suits them and improve awareness of the benefits of and barriers to physical activity. The summary shares their key learnings, such as how to shift attitudes and behaviours towards a more active lifestyle amongst people with long-term conditions. In addition to ...This report by the Richmond Group of Charities provides an executive summary of Movement for All, which was a project aimed at helping people to become more active in a way that suits them and improve awareness of the be...

Active Lives Adult May 2019-20 ReportActive Lives Adult May 2019-20 Report

London Sport
Updated 2 years ago
This report provides a summary of adult's physical activity levels from May 2019-2020. Activity levels were on track for record highs before a national lockdown was introduced in March 2020. This report, which covers the 12 months including lockdown, should be read in conjunction with Sport England's Active Lives Covid-19 report covering the period between March and May 2020. Lockdown led to unprecedented decreases in activity levels be...This report provides a summary of adult's physical activity levels from May 2019-2020. Activity levels were on track for record highs before a national lockdown was introduced in March 2020. This report, which covers the...

Mixed Ability Sport Can Positively Impact Individuals and CommunitiesMixed Ability Sport Can Positively Impact Individuals and Communities

London Sport
Updated 2 years ago
A report on the impact of mixed ability sport has been released by International Mixed Ability Sports (IMAS) as part of their Sport England funded Mixed Ability Sports Development Programme (MASDP). Key findings highlight that mixed activity (with disabled and non-disabled people) can have a positive impact at an individual, club and societal level. Created by IMAS, the Mixed Ability Sport Development Programme (MASPD) aims to promote s...A report on the impact of mixed ability sport has been released by International Mixed Ability Sports (IMAS) as part of their Sport England funded Mixed Ability Sports Development Programme (MASDP). Key findings highligh...

Changing the Game for GirlsChanging the Game for Girls

London Sport
Updated 2 years ago
This report offers a rare opportunity to hear the voices of girls themselves and reveals their attitudes to fitness and sport. 1500 boys and girls were surveyed to understand how and when girls turn away from an active lifestyle, and why this process occurs. This was supplemented by focus groups exploring students' participation since pre-school and experiences, thoughts and opinions relating to competition and fun, family and friends a...This report offers a rare opportunity to hear the voices of girls themselves and reveals their attitudes to fitness and sport. 1500 boys and girls were surveyed to understand how and when girls turn away from an active l...

Why temporary street closures for play make sense for public healthWhy temporary street closures for play make sense for public health

London Sport
Updated 2 years ago
An evaluation of Play England's project Street Play has found that helping children play outside by closing streets for set time periods can help children increase their levels of physical activity. Children were outdoors for a large proportion (>70%) of the time the streets were closed and spent on average 16 minutes per hour in moderate to vigorous physical activity (MVPA) per hourduring street closures. This can make a meaningful con...An evaluation of Play England's project Street Play has found that helping children play outside by closing streets for set time periods can help children increase their levels of physical activity. Children were outdoor...

Physical Activity Levels by GenderPhysical Activity Levels by Gender

London Sport
Updated 2 years ago
This dataset presents Sport England Active People Survey data from APS 7 (2012/13) through to APS 9 (2014/15). Data is broken down by:  - Total physical activity rate by inactives, insufficiently actives and actives by genderThis dataset presents Sport England Active People Survey data from APS 7 (2012/13) through to APS 9 (2014/15). Data is broken down by:  - Total physical activity rate by inactives, insufficiently actives and actives by g...

Coaching and Volunteering Participation by BoroughCoaching and Volunteering Participation by Borough

London Sport
Updated 2 years ago
This dataset presents Sport England Active People Survey data from APS 1 (2005/6) through to APS 10 (2015/16). Data is broken down by:  - Proportion of the population who have received sports coaching or tuiting at least once in the last 12 months by borough - Proportion of the population who have taken part in any sports volunteering activity at least once in the last 28 days by boroughThis dataset presents Sport England Active People Survey data from APS 1 (2005/6) through to APS 10 (2015/16). Data is broken down by:  - Proportion of the population who have received sports coaching or tuiting at least...

Spotlight on Gender: Active Lives Adult Survey, November 2015-16Spotlight on Gender: Active Lives Adult Survey, November 2015-16

London Sport
Updated 2 years ago
In a new report Sport England explore the reasons why women are less active than men. The latest statistics show that 63% of men are active compared to 59% of women, with men more likely to take part in higher intensity activities than women. Overall, short workouts are appealing to women to help them fit activity into their lives. Women also say that certain sport environments can feel intimidating, especially for those who have had u...In a new report Sport England explore the reasons why women are less active than men. The latest statistics show that 63% of men are active compared to 59% of women, with men more likely to take part in higher intensity ...

Active Lives Adult Survey November 16/17 ReportActive Lives Adult Survey November 16/17 Report

London Sport
Updated 2 years ago
Latest figures from Sport England's Active Lives Adult Survey show 27.7 million people – 61.8% of the 16+ population in England – are active. That means they meet the Chief Medical Officer’s guidelines and do at least 150 minutes of moderate intensity activity each week – gaining health benefits including a reduced risk of dementia, depression, diabetes, and improved mental wellbeing.At the other end of the scale, 11.5m people (25.7%) a...Latest figures from Sport England's Active Lives Adult Survey show 27.7 million people – 61.8% of the 16+ population in England – are active. That means they meet the Chief Medical Officer’s guidelines and do at least 15...