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  • Created 2 months ago

    This Girl Can Reveals New Inspirational Fit Got Real Message

    London Sport
    This Girl Can has launched a new phase of its award-winning campaign that's working to drive down the gender gap in sport. Fit Got Real aims to build on the campaign’s achievements so far, as well as specifically reaching out to women of backgrounds and ethnicities who feel left behind by traditional exercise. Our research shows that women in lower paid and routine jobs are twice as likely to be inactive as those in senior managerial ro...
  • Created 10 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...
  • Created 10 months ago

    Women: reducing the gender gap

    London Sport
    Almost three quarters (73%) of women living in seven major UK cities never ride a bike for local journeys. Despite this, over two-thirds (68%) say their city would be a better place to live and work if more people cycled, new data reveals.   Women: reducing the gender gap, published by Sustrans, details women’s travel habits, views and attitudes towards cycling. The report, which is part of the Bike Life project, is based on an independ...
  • 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

    Accessible Sport for You

    London Sport
    Accessible PDFs from British Blind Sport, Cerebral Palsy Sport, Dwarf Sports Association, Limb Power and UK Deaf Sport. The documents provide an overview of the purpose of the organisation, who they represent, information regarding the disability group, available support, participation pathways and partnership opportunities.
  • Created 2 years ago

    A City for All Londoners

    London Sport
    In his manifesto for all Londoners, Sadiq Khan set out plans to improve housing and transport, to increase opportunity, affordability and fairness, to celebrate London's culture, to make the capital greener, healthier and safer, and to help London's businesses grow and succeed. This document is his statement of intent for London, explaining the direction that will be expanded upon in upcoming months. Areas discussed include land use and...
  • Created 2 years ago

    Out on the Fields

    London Sport
    This report addresses that, despite improving acceptance of lesbian, gay and bisexual people, the sporting culture has not seen the same progress observed in broader society,  with many studies showing that homophobia and discrimination are commonly experience by athletes and fans alike. This study provides a starting point to address homophobia in sport. Participants of all sexualities were asked their perspective, with an overwhelming...
  • Created 2 years ago

    Homophobia in Sport

    London Sport
    Approximately 6% of the UK population is gay, yet homophobia in sport remains a serious issue, potentially emerging as a bigger problem than racism and other forms of discrimination. This report considers recent events and the long term effects and repercussions felt from homophobia, in the context of all levels of sport from children taking part in school games lessons to Olympians and Premier League footballers. It presents evidence f...
  • Created 2 years ago

    Mapping Disability: Engaging Disabled People

    London Sport
    It can be challenging to engage with diverse communities with a range of needs. As such, this guide supports organisers of community sport to communicate and engage more effectively with audiences that include disabled people. It contains hints and suggestions on how to motivate disabled people and reassure them that their needs will be met. However, it is important to remember that everybody is different and no single approach will wor...
  • Created 2 years ago

    Coaching Tips and Hints: People With Hearing Impairments

    London Sport
    This resource provides guidance to help coaches be more informed in the approach to being a more inclusive coach. The document highlights the necessity to understand the individual's abilities and goals, and the importance of good communication skills to assist those with hearing impairments. It provides methods of helping to include those with hearing impairments in sessions, both for the coach and the team.