A research library of key reports on the sports and physical activity sector from a variety of sources.
About This Report:
A report by the All-Party Parliamentary Group on a fit and healthy childhood.
Sun, 02 Dec 2018
Youth Sport Trust
The research involved 5,454 boys and girls aged 7 to 11-years-old across England. It shows that even in primary school, almost twice as many girls as boys report that a lack of confidence stops them being active in school.
The YST survey aims to identify the barriers that prevent primary-aged children...
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...
Fri, 15 Dec 2017
Loughborough University was commissioned to undertake a small-scale scoping study in order to examine the future possibilities for more broadly examining the impact of the school-based programmes on individual participants and on schools more widely utilising data that is routinely collated by schools....
Sat, 10 Sep 2016
All Party Parliamentary Commission
This report 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
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...
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...
Wed, 17 Jul 2019
This action plan is a statement of intent, setting out a joint commitment from the Department for Education (DfE), Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS), and Department for Health and Social Care (DHSC), to ongoing collaboration at national level to ensure that sport and physical activity...
Wed, 22 May 2019
APPG for Wellbeing
The All Party Parliamentary Group on Wellbeing Economics seeks to highlight how wellbeing serves as a valuable and pragmatic framing for making policy decisions and for setting a vision for the UK.
Wellbeing draws attention to the diversity and interdependence of issues and interventions that affect...
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...
Wed, 17 Oct 2018
Our population is ageing fast, with a growing proliferation of health problems including disability, dementia and frailty.
It has long been assumed that such problems were directly caused by ageing, and that they could therefore be neither prevented nor treated. But we now know that many of these problems...