A research library of key reports on the sports and physical activity sector from a variety of sources.
About This Report:
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.
Thu, 04 Jun 2020
It is understood that those in lower income households have acutely felt the impact of the
pandemic and lockdown both economically and in terms of mental and physical wellbeing.
During April and May 2020, some 270 community organization that are based in the
most deprived areas of England and Wales, and...
Sat, 13 Aug 2016
The Government's action plan to reduce England's rate of childhood obesity within the next ten years.
Mon, 02 Nov 2015
British Heart Foundation, Loughborough University
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
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...
Tue, 30 Jun 2020
Youth Sports Trust
Youth Sport Trust is a children's charity that works to ensure that every child enjoys the life-changing benefits that come from play and sport. We do this by harnessing the power of sport, physical activity and PE to increase young people's life chances through improved wellbeing, healthier lifestyles...
Mon, 30 Sep 2019
House of Commons
The DCMS Select committee's enquiry into the social impact of participation in sport and culture resulted in a series of recommendations and conclusions, each of which is addressed below. These responses have been developed with input from government departments including the Department for Health and...
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...
Sat, 10 Nov 2018
APPG - Fit & Healthy Childhood
Since 1975 worldwide obesity has tripled. World Health Organisation (WHO) figures show that in 2016 around 41 million children under the age of 5 and over 340 million children and adolescents aged 5-19 were with overweight or obesity: http://www.who.int/en/news-room/fact-sheets/detail/obesity-and-overweight...
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.