Understanding sport and physical activity as a therapy choice for young disabled people

This report aims to understand sport and physical activity as a therapy choice for young disabled people. In partnership with the English Federation of Disability Sport, Association of Paediatric Chartered Physiotherapists, Cerebral Palsy Sport and WheelPower, it explores the paediatric...

Talk About Taking Part

Wheelchair users call for sport providers to offer more local accessible opportunities There is a clear need for sports providers to offer more local sport and physical activity opportunities, which are accessible for wheelchair users, new research reveals. The findings in a new report by...

Mapping Disability: Engaging Disabled People in Sport

We know that almost one in five people in England have a long-standing limiting disability or illness, and that compared to other groups, disabled people are much less likely to take part in sport or physical activity. Data from Active Lives Adult Survey shows that disabled people, or those born...

Active Design

Modern-day life can make us inactive, and about a third of adults in England don’t do the recommended amount of weekly exercise, but the design of where we live and work can play a vital role in keeping us active. Its known that sport isn’t for everyone, but embracing a lifestyle change to be more...

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...

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