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East London - Women and Physical ActivityEast London - Women and Physical Activity

London Sport
Updated 4 months ago
Influencing women and girls to become physically active in one of the most deprived areas of London. London Sport together with AudienceNet have been working as partners in a multi-stage research project designed to change how physical activity and sport is perceived, delivered and led by women in East London. The project aimed to explore the role of local influencers (people/places/platforms) in reaching and engaging less active women...Influencing women and girls to become physically active in one of the most deprived areas of London. London Sport together with AudienceNet have been working as partners in a multi-stage research project designed to chan...
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Support Workers: Attitudes, Approaches and Barriers to Helping People with Complex Disabilities Engage in Sport and Physical ActivitySupport Workers: Attitudes, Approaches and Barriers to Helping People with Complex Disabilities Engage in Sport and Physical Activity

London Sport
Created 7 months ago
The report 'Support workers: attitudes, approaches and barriers to helping people with complex disabilities engage in sport and physical activity' was published by Sense in partnership with Traverse and Sport England. It highlights the key role support workers play in encouraging, informing and helping adults with complex disabilities to access sport and physical activity. The report includes key findings and recommendations, suitable f...The report 'Support workers: attitudes, approaches and barriers to helping people with complex disabilities engage in sport and physical activity' was published by Sense in partnership with Traverse and Sport England. It...

Understanding and Addressing Inequalities in Physical Activity: Evidence-based Guidance for CommissionersUnderstanding and Addressing Inequalities in Physical Activity: Evidence-based Guidance for Commissioners

London Sport
Created 8 months ago
This report presents the findings of a study, conducted at the University of Derby, which aimed to further understand levels of inequalities in physical activity across and within protected characteristic groups. It is hoped that this information will be useful for commissioners, from a variety of sectors, to proactively work towards equal opportunities for all individuals in health and wellbeing.  Three major themes have been identifie...This report presents the findings of a study, conducted at the University of Derby, which aimed to further understand levels of inequalities in physical activity across and within protected characteristic groups. It is h...

Get Out Get Active - Final Report Overview March 2020Get Out Get Active - Final Report Overview March 2020

London Sport
Created 8 months ago
Get Out Get Active (GOGA) is a programme that runs across the UK, supporting disabled and non-disabled people to enjoy being active together. This report measures the ongoing success of GOGA's programme under 4 key criteria: Impact, Delivery, Sustainability and Learning.Get Out Get Active (GOGA) is a programme that runs across the UK, supporting disabled and non-disabled people to enjoy being active together. This report measures the ongoing success of GOGA's programme under 4 key crite...

Annual Disability and Activity Survey 2020-21Annual Disability and Activity Survey 2020-21

London Sport
Created 9 months ago
Evidence shows disabled people’s lives have been the hardest hit by COVID-19. The Activity Alliance's second Annual Survey reveals the stark impact of this crisis on disabled people’s activity levels.  Activity Alliance’s Annual Disability and Activity Survey complements Sport England’s Active Lives Adult Survey. With the focus on disabled people, this report goes into greater detail on perceptions, experiences and important issues. Th...Evidence shows disabled people’s lives have been the hardest hit by COVID-19. The Activity Alliance's second Annual Survey reveals the stark impact of this crisis on disabled people’s activity levels.  Activity Alliance...

Tackling Racism At The GrassrootsTackling Racism At The Grassroots

London Sport
Created a year ago
Black, Asian and minority ethnic people working or volunteering in community sport can feel “patronised and poorly represented” within the grassroots and community sport sector, according to new research published by Sported. The aim of this research project, conducted by Sported, the Sport for Development charity, was to understand, directly from their networks, experiences of racism within the community sport sector. This was so that ...Black, Asian and minority ethnic people working or volunteering in community sport can feel “patronised and poorly represented” within the grassroots and community sport sector, according to new research published by Spo...

Beyond the Finish Line: Research Insights from the Invictus Games Longitudinal StudyBeyond the Finish Line: Research Insights from the Invictus Games Longitudinal Study

London Sport
Created a year ago
Participation in sports recovery via the Invictus Games has been shown to have a significant short- and long-term positive impact on the recovery journey of international wounded, injured and sick Service personnel and veterans. As a preview to the full report findings being released in 2022, interim findings on the impact of the Invictus Games Sydney 2018 so far indicate that its competitors experienced greater post-traumatic recovery ...Participation in sports recovery via the Invictus Games has been shown to have a significant short- and long-term positive impact on the recovery journey of international wounded, injured and sick Service personnel and v...

Girls' Attitude Survey 2020Girls' Attitude Survey 2020

London Sport
Created a year ago
Every year Girlguiding ask over 2,000 girls and young women how they feel about their everyday lives. What they say, on the pressures they face and the issues they care about, forms the Girl’s Attitudes Survey. Girls and young women face persistent and unfair barriers to being happy and confident and they want to speak up on the decisions that affect their lives - especially in these extraordinary times. In relation to sport, Girlguidin...Every year Girlguiding ask over 2,000 girls and young women how they feel about their everyday lives. What they say, on the pressures they face and the issues they care about, forms the Girl’s Attitudes Survey. Girls and...

British Blind Sport: 2019 Impact ReportBritish Blind Sport: 2019 Impact Report

London Sport
Created a year ago
British Blind Sport (BBS) has released its 2019 Impact Report, focusing on the developments and results the charity saw throughout last year. The report details the developments made in British Blind Sport over the previous year with insight into the successful projects, case studies and partnerships that have taken place, alongside volunteering, governance, membership and other logistical developments. The report shows that, during 201...British Blind Sport (BBS) has released its 2019 Impact Report, focusing on the developments and results the charity saw throughout last year. The report details the developments made in British Blind Sport over the previ...