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Source: Sport England 31.08.2021

https://www.sportengland.org/news/free-digital-marketing-hub-boost-sport-and-physical-activity

 

Sport England has invested £450,000 of National Lottery money to fund a new free resource that will help people, clubs and organisations use digital marketing tools and techniques to encourage more people to play sport and be physically active. The new resource will help sports clubs, groups and larger organisations use digital marketing to encourage more people to be

Source: Women in sport March 2021

https://www.womeninsport.org/press-release/women-in-sport-reveals-the-impact-of-the-pandemic-on-teenage-girls-lives-and-exercise/

 

The charity Women in Sport today launches new research, funded by Comic Relief, into how the Covid-19 pandemic has affected the lives of teenage girls and their relationship with sport and physical activity.  

The research showed that lockdown has led girls to recognise the value of exercise for physical and mental health –

  • 52% of

Source: Women In Sport May 21

https://www.womeninsport.org/press-release/women-in-sport-calls-for-action-so-midlife-women-can-get-active/

 

Women in Sport has launched new research into the menopause and sport and activity alongside a new curation of images and films in partnership with Getty Images. The charity is calling for action both within and beyond the sport sector to ensure midlife women have the chance to enjoy sport and activity and the lifelong benefits they bring. The work was funde

Source: NCSEM 20th May 21

https://www.ncsem-em.org.uk/2021/05/20/leading-research-team-supports-mission-to-enhance-sports-contribution-to-mental-health-and-wellbeing/

 

A team of leading researchers has been commissioned to support the joint mission of the Sport for Development Coalition and Mind to enhance the contribution that sport and physical activity can make to addressing the mental health and wellbeing crisis brought on by Covid-19. The team, drawn from Loughborough University and Edge H

Source: Street Games May 21

https://www.streetgames.org/news/new-report-explores-youth-social-prescribing-in-wales

Street Games may 21.pdf

A new report from StreetGames Wales offers important new insight on the impact and effectiveness of youth social prescribing in Wales.

In March 2021, StreetGames was commissioned by Sport Wales to conduct a rapid review of youth social prescribing in Wales, with a focus on the links to sport and physical activity interventions. The rapid review set out to pro

Source: Street Games May 21

https://www.streetgames.org/news/initiative-launched-to-find-new-ways-to-overcome-inequalities-in-physical-activity

People with great ideas to tackle inequalities in physical inactivity are being invited to apply to Ideas to Action – a new programme delivered by Design Council, supported by Sport England and funded by the National Lottery.

Physical activity inequalities have existed for many years, and they have persisted, or even worsened, through the pandemic. Ideas

Source: Sport England April 2021

https://www.sportengland.org/news/impact-coronavirus-activity-levels-revealed

Active Lives Adult Survey Nov 19_20.pdf

 

The majority of physically active adults in England managed to maintain their habits despite the challenges of the coronavirus pandemic, according to the latest Active Lives Adult Survey, with just 710,000 fewer active adults between November 2019 and November 2020 compared to the same period 12 months previously.

However, the first eight months