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  • Created a year ago

    Fitness at Work

    London Sport
    The Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport and HM Revenue & Customs have issued guidance on using the tax system to offer gym memberships and sports facilities to staff. This guidance provides some advice that employers can put into practice straight away to help their workforce become healthier. The government introduced Cycle to Work in 1999 - an annual tax exemption that allows employers to loan bicycles and cycle safety e...
  • Updated 2 years ago

    Evaluation of the implementation of an intervention to improve the street environment and promote walking for transport in deprived neighbourhoods

    London Sport
    Levels of physical activity remain low, particularly in deprived areas. Improving the street environment to promote walking for transport using a community engagement approach is a potential strategy to increase physical activity. This research paper aims to understand better how this type of intervention is implemented and how it can be replicated in deprived neighbourhoods. It evaluated the implementation of the Fitter for Walking int...
  • 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 ...
  • Updated 3 years ago

    Local Area Walking and Cycling Statistics - Annual Reports

    London Sport
    Department for Transport report on local authority area walking and cycling statistics using data from Sport England's Active People Survey 2013/14 and 2014/15. The reports highlight the prevalence of walking and cycling as well as average time spent, demographic participation, and whether the activity was for recreation or utility (commuting etc.). The raw data highlighted in these report are available via data sets on this site.
  • Created 3 years ago

    Towards an Active Nation

    London Sport
    In December 2015, the Government published Sporting Future: A New Strategy for an Active Nation. It sets a bold and ambitious direction for sport policy which has been widely welcomed. It looks beyond simple participation to how sport changes lives and becomes a force for social good. At its heart are five outcomes: physical wellbeing, mental wellbeing, individual development, social and community development and economic development.  ...