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  • Created 3 years ago

    The Impact of Coaching on Disabled People's Participation

    London Sport
    This report shows that disabled and non-disabled people generally have similar, positive experiences of coached sport. However, some of the data for disabled people suggests that they may have a slightly less positive experience than their non-disabled counterparts, with young disabled people being even more likely to be dissatisfied. Findings include: • Taking part in coached sport has a positive influence on disabled people’s attitu...
  • Created 3 years ago

    Dashboard Data Set: Workforce

    London Sport
    This dataset presents coaching and volunteering data from Sport England Active People Survey data from APS 1 (2005/06) through to APS 9 (2014/15). Additionally, it presents current data from the London Sport Coaching and Volunteering Website. Data is broken down by:  - Percentage of population who have received sports coaching or tuition in the last 28 days by year  - Percentage of population who have participated in any sports volunt...
  • Created 3 years ago

    Uncovering the Social Value of Sport

    London Sport
    The social value of sport can be any way that sport and recreation can be used in order to help an individual improve their physical or mental health, their individual development - whether at school or as a vehicle for young people to develop skills to help them get a job. Or as a way of helping people from disadvantaged communities steer clear from crime and as a way of fostering social cohesion and community development.  Using info...
  • Updated 3 years ago

    An Evaluation of the Commonwealth Games Legacy Programme

    London Sport
    This report, commissioned by Manchester City Council and undertaken by ECOTEC Research and Consulting, is focussed on evaluating whether the Games Legacy Programme made a difference and asks two broad questions: What was the additionality of the Games Legacy Programme in terms of enhancing the legacy of the 2002 Commonwealth Games?  What are the critical success factors of a legacy programme that aims to maximise and sustain the impac...
  • Updated 4 years ago

    Coach Market Segmentation

    London Sport
    Segments the coaching market into 10 based on motivation and learning behaviour rather than by age, sex or occupation. Also breaks down the market size and gender split of each segment and type of learning resources required.
  • Updated 4 years ago

    Why it is important for coaching to meet participant needs – using young people (14-18) as a case study example.

    London Sport
    A short study that proves the necessity of coaches to understand the needs of their participants. Although there is an increase in coaches completing CPD, it is largely higher skilled coaches that focus on this area even though it is the beginners who are often most impressionable and need coaches that understand their needs. It highlights the main motivations of 14-18 year olds to play sport which all coaches must understand and tailor...
  • Updated 4 years ago

    Uncovering the True Value of Sports Volunteers

    London Sport
    Join In's research shows that volunteers in sport invest their time in themselves and their community. The returns on that investment are of immense benefit to the wellbeing of the UK. Volunteering in Sport contributes to society in three main ways: 1. Economically (volunteer time) 2. By increasing personal wellbeing and mental and physical benefits 3. It increases and enables participation. It is estimated that each volunteer in sp...
  • Updated 4 years ago

    Perceptions of Coaches and Coaching

    London Sport
    This research piece outlines the perceptions of coaches and coaching as a profession. It hihglights the need to get more people participating in coached sport in order to further the recruitment of quality coaches across all sports.  This research piece outlines the perceptions of coaches and coaching as a profession. It hihglights the need to get more people participating in coached sport in order to further the recruitment of quality...