A research library of key reports on the sports and physical activity sector from a variety of sources.
About This Report:
The purpose of this evidence briefing is to provide an overview of the evidence relating to the early years (from birth to five years) and physical activity to help commissioners, policy makers and practitioners influence work in the field.
Thu, 12 Feb 2015
An analysis of the UK's childhood inactivity epidemic and tangible solutions to get children moving
Sat, 13 Aug 2016
The Government's action plan to reduce England's rate of childhood obesity within the next ten years.
Tue, 22 Mar 2016
House Of Commons
This report was prepared by a Working Group of the All-Party Group. It is a reflection of the work required to recognise the vital importance of physical education to health and to create the environment that will reverse the strong recent trend of reduced physical activity.
Sun, 27 Apr 2014
The economic cost of physical inactivity in young people.
Thu, 10 Apr 2014
All Party Parliamentary Commission
This is the first of two reports from the All-Party Parliamentary Commission on Physical Activity, which was set up in 2013. It sets out the scale and scope of the problem, mapping out the specific areas in which need to be worked on for change.
Fri, 09 Nov 2012
Just a few generations ago, physical activity was an integral part of daily life. In the name of progress, we've now chipped away at it so thoroughly that physical inactivity actually seems normal. The economic costs are unacceptable, the human costs are unforgiveable. Designed to Move is a framework...
Sat, 09 Jun 2012
University College London
The Health Survey for England (HSE) is part of a programme of surveys commissioned by the Health and Social Care Information Centre. Children aged 13-15 were interviewed themselves, and parents of children aged 0-12 were asked about their children, with the interview including questions on general health...
Sat, 24 Nov 2018
The Vision for Sport in Wales is clear: To have An Active Nation Where Everyone Can Have Lifelong Enjoyment of Sport. Our mission: To Unleash the Benefits of Sport for Everyone. The School Sport Survey evaluates the activity of sport in young people, understanding their enjoyment of sport, and informs...
Tue, 30 Jan 2018
This report sets out the steps that have been taken towards making sure absolutely everyone can benefit from the power of sport.
Sun, 05 Nov 2017
This report says innovative solutions for keeping older people active and independent could save billions of pounds in NHS and social care costs by preventing disease.