Physical activity guidelines: UK Chief Medical Officers' report

A report from the Chief Medical Officers in the UK on the amount and type of physical activity people should be doing to improve their health. Read now

Talk to Me

Uses a collaborative approach, working with providers and participants. The aim is to understand the needs, wants and desires of disabled people in sport and physical activity. Also, how to create activities and communications to be more appealing and attractive. Read now

Sport England Strategy: Towards an Active Nation 2016 – 2021

Focuses on the benefits that sport can bring to people and to society, built around a simple set of outcomes: physical wellbeing mental wellbeing individual development social and community development economic development. Public funding is to be directed to delivering these outcomes and success...

Sporting Future: A new strategy for an active nation

This strategy moves beyond merely looking at how many people take part. It considers what people get out of participating and what more can be done to make a physically active life truly transformative. It concentrates on five key outcomes: physical wellbeing mental wellbeing individual development...

Motivate Me

A report published by Activity Alliance and 2CV to understand what motivates and appeals to disabled people to take part in sport and physical activity. Findings based on market research conducted in December 2013 –March 2014. Read now

Our Impact in 2019

What an extraordinary year 2019 was for WheelPower and for disability sport as we continued our passion for sport and physical activity and provided many opportunities for disabled people to lead healthy active lives. Sport can develop confidence and improve fitness but it’s also a great way to...

Wheelchair Slalom

Wheelchair Slalom is a fun, fast paced and exciting sport with the overall aim of navigating through a course with challenging obstacles. It has previously been an international event at the Paralympic Games with its inclusion in the event programme from Tokyo 1964 to Seoul 1988. Due to the many...

Maintaining your sports wheelchair

To ensure that your sports wheelchair maximises your performance and to reduce the chance of the wheelchair becoming unusable when you need it most, maintenance is vital. As part of a regular maintenance schedule you should regularly check your tyre wear and pressure and the condition of your...