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  • Created 9 months ago

    Menopause, Me and Physical Activity

    London Sport
    Menopause is a taboo subject in our society and women going through the menopause are missing out on the benefits of being physically active. Just under a third of women drop off from physical activity during menopause, yet the desire to be active is high and it physical activity can actually help women manage and cope better with their symptoms. Women in Sport wanted to find out more. Their Menopause, Me and Physical Activity report...
  • Updated a year ago

    Silver Linings: Undrstanding women's relationship with sport and physical activity in later life

    London Sport
    Why are women continuing to miss out on the benefits that sport and physical activity brings as they get older? This report uses qualitative research to better understand women’s relationship with sport and physical activity in later life. The experiences of women aged between 55-75, their attitudes towards ageing, their motivations and interests, as well as perceived barriers are explored. This report includes practical recommendatio...
  • Created a year 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.
  • Created a year ago

    Guide to Engaging Trans People in Swimming

    London Sport
    Swim England has released the first ever guide to engaging trans people into swimming. This coincides with the 2017 Rainbow Laces campaign which is currently taking place, celebrating LGB&T inclusion in sport. The new guide supports pool operators and clubs. It provides insight and advice on giving trans people the best experience of swimming possible. The guide is designed to broaden understanding of what it means to be trans. It explo...
  • Created a year ago

    Make Sport Everyone's Game - Sports Toolkit

    London Sport
    Stonewall is a lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender rights charity in the UK and have an inclusion toolkit for sports clubs and community groups. This guide explores experiences of LGB&T people in sport and identifies some of the issues they face. It also recommends best practise around supporting LGB&T people to take part in sport.