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  • Created a year ago

    The impact of golf participation on health and wellbeing

    London Sport
    England Golf, Mytime Active and ukactive have conducted some research which suggests that previously physically inactive people who get into golf are likely to pick it up regularly and become healthier – partly because they don’t see golf as exercise. More than 3,200 golfers at 12 Mytime Active courses were surveyed about their participation. The study showed that the more people play the happier they’ll be, with the golfers who took ...
  • Updated a year ago

    Tesco National Charity Partnership - Final Evaluations

    London Sport
    From January 2015 to December 2017 Tesco delivered a ground-breaking partnership which resulted in over £25 million being raised. Their Let's Do This campaign reached 35.4 million people and inspired around 1.1 million UK adults to take some form of action to improve their lifestyle. Furthermore, their local and online programmes engaged 1.2 million people, right across the UK, and led to statistically significant behaviour change. Both...
  • Created a year ago

    Public Health Perceptions Survey

    London Sport
    In November 2017 the LGA conducted a survey of lead members of public health in England to capture the thoughts of local leaders on public health delivered by their local authority covering their perceptions of public health since transition from the NHS to local government, the priorities councils have set themselves and their ambitions for the future.
  • Created a year ago

    Good Parks for London 2017

    London Sport
    The Good Parks for London report, launched by Parks for London on 28th February 2018, shows that despite funding cuts, London Boroughs are working hard to protect and enhance London’s parks and green spaces. For the first time, the report has drawn together a series of criteria to evaluate how well London Boroughs continue to protect and invest in their parks and green spaces. The report aims to become an effective tool for improving g...
  • Created a year ago

    Inclusive Club Guide - How to make your club more inclusive and diverse

    London Sport
    British Rowing has launched an Inclusive Club Guide to further improve inclusivity and diversity in rowing. British Rowing’s Inclusive Club Guide has been written in partnership with Sporting Equals and in consultation with the rowing community across the country. It aims to: Highlight the benefits of being inclusiveExplain inclusivity and its importance in creating a diverse sport that is open to allProvide practical advice on creatin...
  • Created a year ago

    Understanding how leisure centre managers decide whether to deliver exercise programmes for people with chronic health conditions

    London Sport
    The purpose of this project was to help facilitate the spread of exercise interventions for chronichealth conditions through raising awareness of leisure sector issues that researchers need to beaware of. Many exercise interventions are delivered in NHS settings, but leisure centres and similarcommunity facilities can provide the space and the expertise to deliver interventions in a moreaccessible way, allowing both NHS- and self-referr...
  • Created a year ago

    Tapping the potential

    London Sport
    Tapping the Potential is the latest publication from the Richmond Group’s Doing the Right Thing programme - an approach to building meaningful collaboration between the voluntary sector and public bodies. Tapping the Potential captures learning from the initial stages of the Richmond Group’s collaborative work in Somerset. This includes success factors for collaboration, consideration of collaboration challenges, and reflections for lo...
  • 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

    Sporting Future: Second Annual Report

    London Sport
    Sporting Future set out a new government vision to redefine what success looks like in sport by concentrating on five key outcomes - physical wellbeing, mental wellbeing, individual development, social and community development and economic development. The second annual report on the strategy sets out the progress that has been made in the past year, and focuses on ten key themes and areas of progress: Cross-government working Cha...
  • Created a year ago

    Coaching in the UK

    London Sport
    UK Coaching commissioned YouGov to survey 20,000 adults and 1,000 children in 2017. The primary aim of the survey was to explore the experience of receiving coaching and the experience of being a coach. The survey incorporated a broader definition of coaching, to include anyone involved in or receiving coaching across the whole sport and physical activity sector. Three statistical summaries of data relating to coaches, adult participant...