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Physical Activity and Sport Participation Disability
  • Created 4 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...
  • Created 4 years ago

    The Impact of Coaching on Disabled People's Participation

    London Sport
    This report shows that disabled and non-disabled people generally have similar, positive experiences of coached sport. However, some of the data for disabled people suggests that they may have a slightly less positive experience than their non-disabled counterparts, with young disabled people being even more likely to be dissatisfied. Findings include: • Taking part in coached sport has a positive influence on disabled people’s attitu...
  • Updated 4 years ago

    Motivate me: Understanding what motivates and appeals to disabled people to take part in sport and physical activity

    London Sport
    This report explores the motivations of different disabled people to take part in sport and physical activity. The methodology employed spanned secondary analysis and interviews with deliverers as well as interviews and online forums with disabled people.  The results describe the restrictions that different groups of disabled people face, be it physical, emotional or the need for advice. Depending on this level of limitation felt, som...
  • Updated 4 years ago

    Access for all: Inclusive communications

    London Sport
    Central to EFDS’s work with a wide range of partners is communication. The way organisations talk, words used, tone of voice or even body language can affect anyone’s opinion of the sport or fitness provider and most of all – their trust in them. Communication is also about listening to the audiences and using the insight to target more effectively. EFDS continues to build on our insight of disabled people’s preferences in language, mes...
  • Updated 4 years ago

    Supporting me to be active: The role of supporters in influencing disabled people to be active

    London Sport
    This is a two stage research piece that gathers information and opinions from 'supporters', family friends and paid professionals, of disabled people. Through using both qualitative interviews and quantitative online surveys, the influence and importance of the supporter was found to be of great importance. In the research piece, this is broken down into seven sections. The first section discusses the four main factors that affect the l...
  • Updated 4 years ago

    Regional Participant Profiles: London

    London Sport
    Breakdown of statistics surrounding HoH and deaf participants in sport, including information on demographics, communication preferences, physical activity levels, barrier, motivations and lifestyle. The factsheet identified that in general, participants would rather play in a mainstream environment.
  • Updated 4 years ago

    Active Beyond Education: A report exploring young disabled people's experiences of sport and physical activity, during the transition from education to adulthood.

    London Sport
    Research involving consultation with young disabled people to explore their experience of sport and physical activity during their transition from education to adulthood. The findings highlight a range of reasons why disabled people do or do not engage in sport and physical activity as they move on from education. These cover internal factors, such as having the motivation as well as the physical and psychological capability to take par...