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Disability Equality In Sport

Research

Research

Current reports and latest figures on sport for disabled people. 

The London Assembly’s Economy, Culture and Sport (ECS) Committee Report on Disabled Londoner's Participation in Sport and Physical Activity

Schools and leisure services need to improve the way they help disabled Londoners stay active, says a new report from the London Assembly.

The report, by the Assembly’s Economy, Culture and Sport (ECS) Committee, follows up on a 2006 report which highlighted the low level of physical activity among disabled Londoners.

More than a Game

Britain is failing to harness the power of sport to divert young people from a life of anti-social behaviour and crime, according to a landmark new report from a major think-tank published on 24th May.

Life Opportunities Survey Interim Report

A new large scale survey which explores disability in terms of social barriers to participation in Great Britain.

The full report can be found within our document section but the following showcase key findings related to sport;

Active People

The Active People Survey is the largest ever survey of sport and active recreation to be undertaken in Europe.

Economic Value of Sport

This report shows that growth in the sport sector has outstripped the English economy as a whole over the past two decades,

Disabled people poll by Scope

Evidence shows that disabled people are largely hidden in day-to-day life despite the public believing that they should be given a level-playing field of opportunity.