Research & Evidence Portal

Welcome to the Research and Evidence Portal. Here you will find a catalogue of relevant national and local physical activity and sport literature made up of reports and case studies that allows users to search by key themes, location, date and age. You can also find a number of practical toolkits and guidance documents to support the marketing and promotion of your programmes and campaigns.

* Sub-Themes available.
* District filtering available.

Moving Medicine Consensus Statement- It’s safer for people with long-term conditions to be physically active

Nov 2021

Moving Medicine

It’s safer for people with long-term conditions to be physically active. Findings from the development of a consensus statement by Moving Medicine.

Stride with Pride- Project Case Study

Nov 2021

Active Together

This case study outlines the Stride with Pride project and gets thoughts and reflections from Active Together Running and Walking Activator and Leicester's LGBT+ Funding and Development manager.

How to improve your services for women and girls: As told by the 51%

Nov 2021

This Girl Can, UK Active

This Girl Can and ukactive have joined forces to better understand the barriers which women and girls face in taking part in physical activity and to translate these findings into advice that the sector can use to attract more women and girls into their facilities.

Women's Sporting Journeys: How to keep women engaged in sport throughout their lives

Nov 2021

Sports Marketing Surveys

This research aims to understand how those working across the industry from National Governing Bodies of Sport to grassroots sports clubs and leisure facilities can better support more women already engaged in their main sport to participate more often and for longer.

Active Lives Adult Survey - May 2020/21 (LLR Headlines)

Oct 2021

Active Together

Local headline findings from Sport England's Active Lives Adult Survey (five years of data), providing an updated overview of adults’ (age 16+) sport and physical activity levels and loneliness data.

Active Lives Adult Survey - May 2020/21 Report

Oct 2021

Sport England

This report provides an update on the sport and physical activity behaviours of adults (aged 16+) in England. The period includes 12 months of restrictions in response to the coronavirus pandemic, including three months of full national lockdown, six months of significant restrictions and three months of easing restrictions.

Best foot forward: Exploring the barriers and enablers to active travel among 50-70 year olds

Oct 2021

Centre for Ageing Better

This report summarises the findings of The Centre for Ageing Better's work on active travel and, for the first time, sets out the factors that govern active travel behaviours in people aged 50 to 70.

Putting it into practice: Tools to support tackling inactivity through system change

Oct 2021

Sport England

Are you working in a place trying to influence and activate change that will support communities to live active, healthier lives? Are you looking for practical approaches, models and tools that can help to support this change?

The Children’s People and Nature Survey for England: Summer Holidays 2021

Oct 2021

UK Government

The Children’s People and Nature Survey ran between the 10th and 31st August 2021 (Wave 1), to understand how children and young people aged 8-15 are engaging with the natural environment in England during the school holidays.

Sector Profile: Sport and Physical Activity in Leicester and Leicestershire

Sep 2021

Leicester & Leicestershire Enterprise Partnership (LLEP)

LLEP have conducted research on 15 key sectors of interest to the local economy, to better understand the impact of both Covid-19 and EU Exit across our sectors and what the future could look like in the short, medium and longer term.

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