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Physical Activity and Sport Participation Education
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    Case Study - Getting Female Students Active

    London Sport
    There is a significant gender gap in the participation rates of Higher Education students. Women in Sport partnered up with British Universities and Colleges Sport (BUCS) to share insights into how to engage inactive female students within universities. Student Activators focused on engaging students and collating feedback to understand the barriers the 'less sporty' students face when participating in sport and physical activity. The...
  • Created 2 years ago

    Physical Activity - A Social Solution

    London Sport
    Drawing on data from over 1.8m people across 651 leisure facilities, over the past two years, this report takes an unprecedented look at the economic impact of public leisure on the wellbeing of wider society, including on health, improved educational attainment, and reduced levels of crime.
  • Updated 2 years ago

    Taking Part Survey: England Child Report, 2016/17

    London Sport
    Taking Part is a household survey in England, looking at participation in the cultural and sporting sectors. Running since 2005, the survey was commissioned by the Department for Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) in partnership with Arts Council England, Historic England (formerly English Heritage), and Sport England. The statistics are used widely by policy officials, academics, practitioners, the private sector and charities to measure ...
  • Updated 2 years ago

    The Impact of Engagement in Sport on Graduate Employability

    London Sport
    Graduate Employability Research commissioned by British Universities & Colleges Sport (BUCS) shows the positive impact that sport has on graduate employability, This research revealed that the average salary of graduates who engaged with sport at university is £32,552, compared with £26,728 for those who did not, and more than half (51 per cent) of graduates said sporting involvement has helped them develop team work skills and leaders...
  • Created 2 years ago

    The Impact of Engagement in Sport on Graduate Employability

    London Sport
    Graduate Employability Research commissioned by British Universities & Colleges Sport (BUCS) shows the positive impact that sport has on graduate employability, This research revealed that the average salary of graduates who engaged with sport at university is £32,552, compared with £26,728 for those who did not, and more than half (51 per cent) of graduates said sporting involvement has helped them develop team work skills and leaders...
  • Created 2 years ago

    London Physical Activity and Sport Profile 2017

    London Sport
    London Sport has prepared the 'London Physical Activity and Sport Profile' to be used by partners to understand trends affecting behaviour at a local level, and to identify opportunities and target groups/areas for evidence-based interventions.  The profile contains data on demographics, physical activity and sport participation, Active Lives, health, education, funding, facilities, active travel, projects and key contacts at a London ...
  • Created 2 years ago

    A Review of the Social Impacts of Culture and Sport

    London Sport
    This report reviews the evidence base on the social impacts of sport and culture, focusing on improved health, reduced crime, increased social capital and improved education outcomes. Key findings for sport include: - Sport prevents or reduces physical and mental health problems, subsequently saving on health care costs, and these benefits are particularly important for older people - Sport improves pro-social behaviour and reduces cr...
  • Updated 3 years ago

    Borough Physical Activity and Sport Profiles

    London Sport
    In consultation with Local Authorities, London Sport has prepared 33 'Physical Activity and Sport Borough Profiles' and a London wide profile to be used by partners to understand trends affecting behaviour at a local level, and to identify opportunities and target groups/areas for evidence-based interventions.  The profiles contain borough level data on demographics, physical activity and sport participation, health, education, funding...
  • Updated 3 years ago

    Taking Part Survey: Annual Child Report 2015/16

    London Sport
    Taking Part is a household survey in England, looking at participation in the cultural and sporting sectors. Running since 2005, the survey was commissioned by the Department for Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) in partnership with Arts Council England, Historic England (formerly English Heritage), and Sport England. The statistics are used widely by policy officials, academics, practitioners, the private sector and charities to measure ...
  • Updated 3 years ago

    Taking Part 2014/15 Annual Child Report

    London Sport
    Taking Part is a household survey in England, which examines participation in the cultural and sporting sectors. The Taking Part child questionnaires cover children aged 5-15 years. Data is a at a national level and London specific data is not available. This release is the annual publication of child data and provides detailed analysis of the year from April 2014 to March 2015. Key findings include: - Amongst all children (5-15 year o...