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Disrupting knife crime through sportDisrupting knife crime through sport

London Sport
Created 4 days ago
This report by Dr Holly Collison-Randall from Loughborough University London covers her research exploring knife crime in the UK. Collinson-Randall designed a two-phase research programme targeting selected sports programmes in the UK. The research had four overall aims: explore the nature of sports programmes focused on tackling knife crime; evaluate the effectiveness of the programmes; share best practices to help develop such program...This report by Dr Holly Collison-Randall from Loughborough University London covers her research exploring knife crime in the UK. Collinson-Randall designed a two-phase research programme targeting selected sports progra...

Reframing Sport For Teenage Girls: Tackling teenage disengagementReframing Sport For Teenage Girls: Tackling teenage disengagement

London Sport
Created 2 months ago
This report by Women In Sport explores the barriers that teenage girls face that prevent them from being more physically active. Their key findings show that teenage girls are far more disengaged from sport than their male counterparts. This is due to a wide range of factors such as lower levels of self-belief, capability and body image concerns. The findings also show that even those girls who are engaging in sports may need additional...This report by Women In Sport explores the barriers that teenage girls face that prevent them from being more physically active. Their key findings show that teenage girls are far more disengaged from sport than their ma...

Child Abuse in Sport: European Statistics UK National ReportChild Abuse in Sport: European Statistics UK National Report

London Sport
Created 5 months ago
This report details the Child Abuse in Sport: European Statistics or CASES project- funded by the European Commission’s Erasmus+ Collaborative Partnership Programme and led by Edge Hill University. The focus of the project was to assess the prevalence of interpersonal violence against children in sport and data was collective through an online questionnaire developed by the CASES team. The results found that most of the respondents had ...This report details the Child Abuse in Sport: European Statistics or CASES project- funded by the European Commission’s Erasmus+ Collaborative Partnership Programme and led by Edge Hill University. The focus of the proje...

Online Harms Experienced By Children and Young People: 'Acceptable Use' and Regulation: Executive SummaryOnline Harms Experienced By Children and Young People: 'Acceptable Use' and Regulation: Executive Summary

London Sport
Created 5 months ago
The Social Switch Project, supported by the Mayor of London and Catch22, aims to provide a platform for the most marginalised children and young people to be heard on issues they encounter when using social media and gaming and online platforms. The report includes a range of perspectives on the issue of online harms from professionals to help best understand how to keep young people safe online. The survey from the Online Harms Consult...The Social Switch Project, supported by the Mayor of London and Catch22, aims to provide a platform for the most marginalised children and young people to be heard on issues they encounter when using social media and gam...

Sport For Better Mental HealthSport For Better Mental Health

London Sport
Created 5 months ago
This report by Street Games and Brunel University investigates youth sport and mental health through evaluating the impact of the ‘Safe, Fit & Well’ Doorstep Sport projects in seven urban communities across the UK. The report details the importance of the sporting workforce and leaders in helping the mental health of young people and their ability to become important role models in their lives. Nearly half of the young people surveyed ...This report by Street Games and Brunel University investigates youth sport and mental health through evaluating the impact of the ‘Safe, Fit & Well’ Doorstep Sport projects in seven urban communities across the UK. The r...

Prince's Trust Tesco Youth Index 2021Prince's Trust Tesco Youth Index 2021

London Sport
Created a year ago
This year’s report highlights the "devastating toll" that covid-19 has had on the lives of 16-25 year olds and their mental wellbeing. Amid the throes of a global pandemic, young people, particularly those not in education, training or employment are concerned about not being able to find a career as well as increased competition in the job market. However, young people are more determined than ever to strive for a brighter and more sec...This year’s report highlights the "devastating toll" that covid-19 has had on the lives of 16-25 year olds and their mental wellbeing. Amid the throes of a global pandemic, young people, particularly those not in educati...

Children and Young People Active Lives Report 2019-20Children and Young People Active Lives Report 2019-20

London Sport
Created a year ago
The number of children and young people who were physically active fell during the 2019/20 academic year in England, as first storms and then the coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic restricted the type of activities available. The figures, published today in Sport England's latest Active Lives Children and Young People Survey covering the 2019/20 academic year, show 44.9% of children and young people (3.2 million) met the Chief Medical Offi...The number of children and young people who were physically active fell during the 2019/20 academic year in England, as first storms and then the coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic restricted the type of activities availabl...

Learning From Local Authorities With Downward Trends in Childhood ObesityLearning From Local Authorities With Downward Trends in Childhood Obesity

London Sport
Created a year ago
The main aim of this research was to investigate local authorities (LAs) in England who were identified to have significant downward trends in childhood obesity from 2006/07 to 2015/16, in order to identify common approaches or interventions that may have contributed to reductions in childhood obesity. Further aims were to highlight where future research would be beneficial to increase the evidence base for tackling childhood obesity a...The main aim of this research was to investigate local authorities (LAs) in England who were identified to have significant downward trends in childhood obesity from 2006/07 to 2015/16, in order to identify common approa...

Children’s Views On Well-Being And What Makes A Happy LifeChildren’s Views On Well-Being And What Makes A Happy Life

London Sport
Created 2 years ago
Published by the ONS in October 2020, the two reports below summarise children's views on what they consider to be important to their well-being. The first report 'Children well-being indicator review' explains the proposals and methodologies implemented to identify the 31 indicators used the measure a child's wellbeing. The second report records the results from this study, identifying the key factors that contribute to supporting and ...Published by the ONS in October 2020, the two reports below summarise children's views on what they consider to be important to their well-being. The first report 'Children well-being indicator review' explains the propo...

In Sport We TrustIn Sport We Trust

London Sport
Created 2 years ago
Published by Sported in 2019, this report finds that there are two important factors to consider when analysing the outcomes for membership of sports clubs and groups on young people: 1. Sports group membership is more common in higher SEGs. 2. The better off you are, the more likely you are to be healthy, happy, trusting, and interacting with a more diverse group of people and experiences. This research considers the various factors th...Published by Sported in 2019, this report finds that there are two important factors to consider when analysing the outcomes for membership of sports clubs and groups on young people: 1. Sports group membership is more c...