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Physical Activity and Sport Participation Disability
  • Created 2 years ago

    Yes We Can! Engaging Deaf and Disabled People in Sport and Physical Activity

    London Sport
    This resource demonstrates why sport and physical activity should be on a Deaf and Disabled People's Organisation's (DDPOs) agenda and the important role DDPOs can play in ensuring that local sport and physical activity becomes fully inclusive. It is based on the experiences of five London DDPOs involved in Into Sport, a 3 year project funded by Sport England, aiming to get inactive disabled people engaged in sport and physical activity...
  • Created 2 years ago

    The Positive Impact of Disability Tennis

    London Sport
    The purpose of the Tennis Foundation Disability Development strategy is to inspire and engage disabled people to become involved in tennis, and to provide opportunities at both a recreational and competitive level. This research was undertaken to understand the health and social benefits of playing tennis for disabled people, explore drivers and barriers and provide recommendations on how to build the programme.
  • Updated 2 years ago

    A Guide to Visually Impaired Friendly Sport

    London Sport
    Every person with a visual impairment (VI) has the right to participate in physical activity, despite the barriers that VI imposes. This resource is useful for any individual or organisation delivering physical activity for support, ideas and guidance on how to include people with VI.    The document will help the reader to understand sight loss and eye conditions, understand and apply knowledge to meet the needs of people with VI, us...
  • Created 2 years ago

    Amputee Sport and Physical Activity Survey 2016

    London Sport
    LimbPower conducted a survey into amputees and people with limb impairments participation in sport and physical activity. The report highlights some key findings about current trends and demand. They include:- Nearly 8 in 10 people surveyed (78%) have taken part in some form of exercise, physical activity or sport in the last 12 months. - The most popular current sports and activities are swimming, walking, cycling, going to the gym and...
  • Updated 2 years ago

    Accessible Sport for You

    London Sport
    Accessible PDFs from British Blind Sport, Cerebral Palsy Sport, Dwarf Sports Association, Limb Power and UK Deaf Sport. The documents provide an overview of the purpose of the organisation, who they represent, information regarding the disability group, available support, participation pathways and partnership opportunities.
  • Created 2 years ago

    Being Active: An Every Day Guide for People Living with an Impairment or Health Condition

    London Sport
    Four out of five disabled people take little or no exercise, despite seven in ten disabled people wanting to increase their physical activity. This report provides guidance for people living with an impairment or health condition, in order to help individuals to overcome barriers to physical activity.
  • Created 2 years ago

    Engaging Disabled People in Sport and Physical Activity

    London Sport
    This guide has been developed by the EFDS in partnership with the CSPN to support CSP employees to strengthen public sector engagement with disabled people. It offers guidance on how to improve engagement and provides examples of good practice, enabling organisations to replicate these. With four out of five disabled people currently not active, but seven in ten wanting to increase the amount of physical activity they take part in, the ...
  • Created 2 years ago

    Active for Autism

    London Sport
    The National Autistic Society has created a short factsheet on engaging people with autism in sport and physical activity. It will help readers to understand and implement good practice and ensure that people with autism feel comfortable in their environment.
  • Created 2 years ago

    Doing Sport Differently: A Guide to Exercise and Fitness for People Living with Disability or Health Conditions

    London Sport
    This guide has been written for people with a disability or health condition and those who work or engage with them. It takes a question and answer approach, allowing the reader to find information that aligns with their interests or objectives. It highlights how far access to sport, exercise and fitness has improved and how to enjoy it. The document is broken down into the following sections:- Why do Sport?- Taking Part- Activities on ...
  • Created 3 years ago

    Mapping Disability: Engaging Disabled People

    London Sport
    It can be challenging to engage with diverse communities with a range of needs. As such, this guide supports organisers of community sport to communicate and engage more effectively with audiences that include disabled people. It contains hints and suggestions on how to motivate disabled people and reassure them that their needs will be met. However, it is important to remember that everybody is different and no single approach will wor...