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Physical Activity and Sport Participation Disability
  • Created 3 years ago

    Sports Club Survey 2013

    London Sport
    This report presents results from the 2013 Sports Club Survey of more than 100 different sports to provide insight into the health of the UK's grassroots community clubs. Key findings include: - From 2010-2012 there was a 67% increase in the average club's surplus to £1,825. - The average club had 114 adult members, an increase of 21% since 2011. - 58% of the UK's sports clubs were working with schools, with nine in ten school club l...
  • Created 3 years ago

    What's the Score?

    London Sport
    The Sport and Recreation Alliance has produced research on sports clubs across Europe, looking at participation levels, facilities, finance, social inclusion and volunteering. Key findings include: - 70% of membership is male, 30% is female - 25% of sports clubs have no disabled members - 26% of clubs said none of their members were over 65 - 15% ran targeted initiatives to encourage disabled people, and 11% to encourage over 65s, t...
  • Created 3 years ago

    Talk About Taking Part: Wheelchair Sport and Physical Activity Survey 2016

    London Sport
    WheelPower, the national charity for wheelchair sport aims to provide, promote and develop opportunities for disabled people to participate in sport and physical activity and lead healthy, active lives. This report sets out the findings from the inaugural WheelPower sport and physical activity survey - Talk About Taking Part. It explores what activities wheelchair users currently take part in, what they would like to try or do more of i...
  • Created 3 years ago

    Small Changes, Big Difference: Making Physical Activity Accessible for Visually Impaired Women

    London Sport
    This report details new research by Women in Sport and British Blind Sport exploring the role of sport and physical activity in the lives of visually impaired women. It found that visually impaired women share the same core values as other women, but these are underpinned by a desire for independence. To engage women with a visual impairment, sports providers need to recognise these and align their offer with them. Through this research...
  • Created 3 years ago

    Sports Club Disability Survey Report

    London Sport
    Following the Sport and Recreation Alliance survey of community and grassroots sports clubs, the EFDS have produced a more detailed report focusing on the findings which impact disabled people. It is hoped that better understanding of club provision for disabled participants will lead to more extensive provision. Key findings include: - One third of clubs have no provision for disabled people. - Although clubs believe they need specia...
  • Created 3 years ago

    Disabled People's Lifestyle Survey Report

    London Sport
    This report provides insight into disabled people's lifestyles, interests and hobbies and tries to determine the extent to which sport and physical activity are part of their lives. It provides guidance on how to improve, adapt and develop sport and physical activity interventions to make them more relevant and appealing to disabled people. Key findings include: - 70% of those surveyed said they want to do more physical activity; - 64...
  • Created 3 years ago

    Understanding the Barriers to Participation in Sport

    London Sport
    This report was produced in reaction to data suggesting that the majority of disabled people state that their health or disability prevents them from participating in physical activity. In order to gain insight into disabled peoples' perceptions of sport, qualitative market research was conducted to gain greater understanding of the barriers to taking part, and identify similarities and differences across people with different impairmen...
  • Created 3 years ago

    Blueprint for an Active Britain

    London Sport
    The UK Active Blueprint sets out clear and achievable recommendations to get the nation moving. It details an evidence based policy, bringing together existing research, technology, programmes and partnerships to help get Britain more active in a variety of ways. The document brings together input from a collection of stakeholders, thus encompassing a broad spectrum of physical activity policy in order to increase impact. It supports go...
  • Created 3 years ago

    Active People Survey Disability Factsheet

    London Sport
    This factsheet shows the proportion of disabled people taking part in sport based on the data from Active People 10 April 2015-2016. The data includes: - once a week participation - once a week participation by impairment  - once a week participation by gender - once a week participation by age - once a month participation - once a month participation by impairment - once a month participation by gender - once a month participat...
  • Created 3 years ago

    Talk to Me

    London Sport
    Talk to Me used a collaborative approach, working with providers and participants. The aim was to understand the needs, wants and desires of disabled people in sport and physical activity. Also, how to create activities and communications to be more appealing and attractive.  Ten key principles were identified. These principles, if followed, should help providers improve their offer to disabled people and make it more appealing. The re...