Content TypeDatasets
TopicDiversity and Inequality
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 3 months ago

This report summarises the achievements of Black Unity Bike Ride (BUBR) in 2023. Their main annual ride had 800 active participants (with a lot more registrations) and despite the weather the event was seen as a positive experience. For 60% of people registered it was their first time taking part in the event. Most of the 1136 registrations were male...

London Sport
Added 2 years ago

This report by Sport England explores the various ways the COVID19 pandemic has affected activity levels in the UK population, specifically that of adults from a number of recognised categories, including women, older adults, from BAME backgrounds, on a lower income, disabled or living with a long-term health condition. The paper provides innovation-based solutions to help people overcome digital exclusion...

London Sport
Added 2 years ago

This pack from the Richmond Group of Charities covers four ways you can make a difference and help people with long term health conditions be more active. These include prioritising inclusive physical activity, increasing engagement and knowledge, enhancing inclusivity of messages and improving accessibility. The Richmond Group of Charities is a coalition of health and care charities working in partnership with...

London Sport
Added 2 years ago

This executive summary from the National Centre for Sport and Exercise Medicine - Sheffield sought to understand physical activity pathways for people with long-term health conditions more deeply, and then co-produce guidance with them that will improve physical activity opportunities and experiences. There were 3 key phases to their research, with 350 participants engaging in an online conversation as part of...

London Sport
Added 2 years ago

This report by Activity Alliance explores non-disabled people’s experiences and perceptions of taking part in sport and active recreation with their disabled peers. It focuses on the concept of inclusive activity, in which disabled and non-disabled people take part together. Using an online survey utilising ‘implicit association testing’, Activity Alliance sought to understand underlying, deep rooted perceptions. The results of the...

London Sport
Added 2 years ago

This report by Sport England is a brief summary of the diversity in Sports Governance around the UK and London. Statistics and graphs are used to illustrate the percentage of respondents from different communities, identities, and backgrounds to best understand the diversity amongst various sports organisations. The latest data on the gender, sexual identity, age, education, disability, and ethnicity of those...

London Sport
Added 2 years ago

This report by the Sport Industry Research Centre at Sheffield Hallam University gathers data and analysis to collate an overview of the research that exists across the UK regarding racism and racial inequalities in sport. The key findings include the fact that people from ethnically diverse backgrounds in England are disproportionately more likely to live in areas with higher levels...

London Sport
Added 2 years ago

This report investigates how sport can becoming more appealing and supportive to women of all backgrounds, circumstances or ability. Sport England’s Active Lives data reveals that nearly 14 million women in UK are not as physically active as they should be. This report investigates why that is and suggests ways to increase female participation in physical activity. Increasing support for women...

London Sport
Updated 2 years ago

This report evaluates the findings of the This Girl Can Project Croydon which, alongside Croydon Voluntary Action, planned and delivered targeted activity sessions for inactive women. The project also explored lived experiences of women during the Covid-19 pandemic, especially those who became more vulnerable. The report provides a review of the methodology, key findings, charts and data, quotes from the...