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  • Created a year ago

    Health Economic Assessment Tool (HEAT) for Walking and for Cycling

    London Sport
    The promotion of cycling and walking for everyday physical activity not only promotes health but can also have positive effects on the environment. A new publication has been released providing user guidance on using the Health Economic Assessment Tool (HEAT) for cycling and walking. The updated publications considers the health effects of road crashes, air pollution and carbon emissions. The tool can be used in a variety of ways inclu...
  • Created a year ago

    Accessible Facilities

    London Sport
    This guidance covers accessible sports facilities and will help designers, building owners and operators meet design and operational obligations. Formerly known as Access for Disabled People, the 'Accessible Sports Facilities Design Guide' was first published in 2010 and conveys current requirements for accessible sports facilities. Following the publication of the Accessible Sports Facilities Design Guidance note in 2010, the audit ch...
  • Created a year ago

    Towards More Physical Activity in Cities

    London Sport
    This publication offers guiding principles to help countries transform urban settings and public spaces to promote physically active lifestyles. It explores options and strategies to boost physical activity in cities and advocates urban planning as a means to prevent physical inactivity. The report discusses options for improving the physical infrastructure and spaces in cities and towns to transform the quality of public spaces and en...
  • Created a year ago

    Moving More, Ageing Well

    London Sport
    UKactive has released a report calling for innovative solutions for keeping older adults active and independent to prevent disease and save money for the NHS and social care. Looking at ageing in residential care, at home and in the community, the report notes the effects of ageing and loss of fitness are often conflated, placing older adults at greater risk of ill health due to the widely held belief that they should take it easy. Th...
  • Created a year ago

    Bright spots, physical activity investments that work: Workplace Challenge

    London Sport
    A high proportion of adults in England are insufficiently active. The workplace is an important setting for promoting phsyical activity with potential to reach a high proportion of adults in emplotment (74.8%). The 'Workplace Challenge' aims to increase sport and physical activity participation in inactive employees. It is a multi-component programme based around a website/app where employees can track their activity levels and take par...
  • Created a year ago

    The Principles of Good Governance for Sport and Recreation

    London Sport
    The Principle of Good Goverance for Sport and Recreation is a refreshed version of the Voluntary Code, created with practical guidance and case studies, and championing those that used them successfully. Good governance isn’t about box-ticking, and it isn’t just about funded organisations. Good governance is comparable and flexible to any size organisation - it's about:   taking a proactive approach to managing your organisation, i...
  • Updated a year ago

    The Heart of Coaching in London: An Analysis of the Existing Workforce

    London Sport
    The following report aims to provide a picture of the current workforce behind delivery of physical activity and sport in London.  It is based on data collected by London Sport between September and December 2016. The survey was aligned to the work undertaken by Sports Coach UK for the 2015 Coaching Statistics and Analysis report to allow a national comparison. Reference is made to Coaching in an active nation, the Sport England strateg...
  • Updated 2 years ago

    Active Lives Adult Survey May 16/17 Report

    London Sport
    This is the second Active Lives Adult Report summarising activity levels in England from May 2016 to May 2017. Once again, the national picture of engagement in sport and physical activity is included, along with specific demographic data and, for those that want to look a little deeper, links to the origina data tables. There's an important addition to this report, as we are now able to include volunteering data in line with the meas...
  • Updated 2 years ago

    Local action on health inequalities: evidence papers

    London Sport
    Action to reduce health inequalities is at the heart of PHE’s mission. Despite this, inequalities in health still exist and the gap in life expectancy between the most and least deprived people in England has not narrowed over time. With recent changes to the public health system in England, we still face challenging questions about reducing health inequalities. Local public health teams have indicatedthey would value evidence to suppor...
  • Updated 2 years ago

    Engaging Disabled People - Combined Insert Pack

    London Sport
    The seven downloads provide useful information on insight, marketing and workforce. It also outlines how to better target supporters, disabled children and young people and older people.