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    Borough Physical Activity and Sport Profiles

    London Sport
    In consultation with Local Authorities, London Sport has prepared 33 'Physical Activity and Sport Borough Profiles' and a London wide 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 profiles contain borough level data on demographics, physical activity and sport participation, health, education, funding...
  • 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.  ...
  • Created 3 years ago

    Sport in the UK: Facts and Figures

    London Sport
    Resource providing key facts and figures, along with resource links, across fields that are relevant to physical activity and sport participation: Economy/Finance/Funding  Major Events  Physical Health  Mental Health  Sports Volunteering  Social Cohesion  Crime and Anti-Social Behaviour  Participation  Sports Clubs  Facilities and Access  School Sport  London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games  Local Authorities
  • Updated 3 years ago

    Borough Impact Reports 2015/16

    London Sport
    The 2015/16 Borough Impact Reports detail the total amount London Sport has either invested directly or influenced others to invest in physical activity and sport across each of London's Boroughs.  They also provide information on the number of people that have become active or increased their level of activity as a direct result of programmes we have funded or supported since April 1st 2015.  Sources of direct and influenced investme...
  • Created 3 years ago

    Social Return on Investment in Sport: A Participation Wide Model for England (Summary Report)

    London Sport
    This study found that participation in sport and exercise at “moderate intensity” for adults reduced the risk of coronary heart disease (CHD) and strokes by 30 per cent, colon cancer by 24 per cent, Type 2 diabetes by 10 per cent, dementia by 30 per cent and breast cancer in women by 20 per cent. In addition, 14.1 per cent of adults participating in sport and exercise were more likely to report good health than non-participants. As a ...