A report by Spirit of 2012 looking at what works when it comes to getting people to participate more in physical activity.Read more
Sport & Physical Activity
Continuing the legacy of the London 2012 games by funding inclusive sport and reaching inactive people
Physical inactivity is one of the largest public health challenges in the UK, with over a quarter of the population classed as physically inactive.
The Changing Lives Fund demonstrated that sport and physical activity can play a powerful role in reaching inactive people and helping them feel healthier, improve their mental wellbeing, feel included, develop skills and create community cohesion.Read more
Get Out, Get Active is an initiative to get people active in locations across England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.
The Changing Lives Fund was a partnership between the Scottish Government, sportscotland, the Robertson Trust and Spirit of 2012.
Get Set’s Road to Rio, Travel to Tokyo and Bound for Beijing uses the power of events to inspire young people and their families to get active wherever they are.
The Public Accounts Committee has been critical of DCMS and Sport England over the weekend for making insufficient progress at reducing inactivity. It’s something we’ve thought a lot about at…Read more
With a focus on people and targeted, sustained investment, the legacy from major sporting events can deliver participation
This summer marks ten years since the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games, and last week the National Audit Office (NAO) published a report Grassroots participation in sports and physical…Read more
As someone who runs, plays football and likes to get a sweat on, I understand the benefits of being active on people’s physical, mental and social wellbeing. But I know…Read more