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Physical Activity and Sport Participation Disability Guidance
  • Created 7 months ago

    New Support Launched For Disabled Adults To Improve Health

    London Sport
    There are potentially around 3.5 million disabled adults at greater risk of poor health due to inactivity, and evidence shows they are twice as likely to be inactive to non-disabled people. To address this, disabled people will be supported by new resources to help them get more active to improve their health. There are 11.5 million disabled people in England and nearly half (42%) of them are inactive per week compared to 21% of those w...
  • Created 2 years ago

    Including Everyone in Your Sessions

    London Sport
    In coaching terms, an 'inclusive coach' has the ability to positively and effectively coach a group of people who may have very different needs. This is not specific to coaches working with disabled children, players and athletes - good coaches will always be working inclusively because they want everyone in their session to have fun and improve. This guide provides a framework for coaches to make changes to their sessions in terms of s...
  • 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

    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

    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...
  • 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

    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...