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Physical Activity and Sport Participation Workforce Disability
  • Created 2 years ago

    Encouraging more Disabled People to Volunteer in Sport

    London Sport
    There is a gap in knowledge around disabled people’s level and experience of volunteering generally, and specifically in sport. This research has been designed to compare and contrast disabled and non-disabled people’s experiences. It aims to help understand the barriers preventing disabled people from volunteering and how to help providers overcome these to make their opportunities more appealing, especially in sport.
  • Updated 2 years ago

    Inclusive Coaching

    London Sport
    In coaching terms, an 'inclusive coach' has the ability to positively and effectively coach a group of athletes 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 improve. This guide will provide the basic tips to help create a more inclusive environment for all participants.
  • Updated 2 years ago

    On the Road to Supporting more Disabled People to be Physically Active

    London Sport
    The English Federation of Disability Sport (EFDS) has revealed a new resource to support those who are new to sport or want to assist disabled people on how to get more active. Produced in partnership with County Sports Partnership Network, Disability Rights UK and Sport England, the resource is a guideline to where to start, where to find out more and who to contact on the road to being active.
  • Created 3 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...