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London Sport
Added 4 days ago

This research provides insights into the sustainability, ambitions and needs of grassroots groups across the UK. It is a longitudinal study of Sported members and raises awareness of the issues and opportunities they experience, as well as funding and resources. It provides useful information for stakeholders and decision-makers. Cost of living and funding are key issues faced, although there is...

London Sport
Added 11 days ago

This article acknowledges the challenge of helping people to maintain a level of fitness for health and quality of life as they get older. With the negative impact of sedentary behaviour on the aging process as well, it is important to consider this issue. Physical activity can support healthier aging and there is more research being conducted in this field....

London Sport
Added 14 days ago

This research worked with young boys and their families to understand what influences their attitudes towards girls in sport, and then learn from this to help boys be more supportive of girls and women in sport. They used a mixed methods approach consisting of a survey of over 2000 parents of children aged 5-11, alongside qualitative ethnography with twenty families...

London Sport
Added 22 days ago

This report covers a range of topics including the impact of cars and bicycles on towns and cities. It considers how more movement makes us richer and high streets more successful. Furthermore more movement makes us happier and healthier. Also more movement makes us more free and can make more homes. There are a number of factors to consider. However...

London Sport
Added a month ago

This report highlights the work of Panathlon in schools providing competitive sports for children and young people with disabilities and special needs. Through both face-to-face and virtual opportunities Panathlon have reached 62,981 young people. In addition they have inspired schools to increase inclusive opportunities, as well as supporting young people through sports leadership experience. The research shows Panathlon have had...

London Sport
Added a month ago

This report reflects on the challenges and successes of Goalball UK from grassroots participation to elite performance, including the IBSA World Games in Birmingham, and the IBSA European Championships. There is information about the successes and development of the performance pathway and schools programme for children and young people. The findings of the Annual Survey of the Goalball members community...

London Sport
Added a month ago

This research considers gender differences in attitudes, aspirations and participation in sport and physical activity. It also provides insight into viewership of women’s football by both boys and girls, as well as reasons for not watching. Furthermore it seeks to understand feelings towards the Women’s World Cup and if there is any influence on numbers of girls and boys dreaming...

London Sport
Added 2 months ago

[Authors: Daniel T. Bishop, Prathiba Batley, Huma Waheed, Tamara S. Dkaidek, Gabriela Atanasova, and David P. Broadbent] This research used a survey approach with parents and school children, considering the factors that enable or present a barrier to cycling. They used a COM-B (capability, opportunity, and motivation to engage in an identified behaviour) model to help with the data interpretation. Participants were 246 children (aged 9-15 years) with one of their parents...

London Sport
Added 2 months ago

This report summarises the collaboration between London Sport, Karmabank, Perry Ellis, GLL and The Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea, through which they were able to run a women’s-only swimming project. The positive impact this initiative had on the people involved was really powerful and the report breaks down some of the key elements of the project and participants. It...

London Sport
Added 2 months ago

This report explains about Access Sport and their focus on inclusive sport and physical activity and the reasons why they are needed. It covers their work: training, supporting, resourcing, and system change. They have clear targets and have showcased some of their successes in both quantitative and qualitative formats. Their place-based multi-sport work called ‘Changing Places’ is highlighted with initiatives...

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