In this section StreetGames project managers and community sport workers will find all the necessary resources for running their project. There is information on qualifications from the StreetGames Training Academy, a guide to retaining participants, advice on how to successfully apply for grants and much more.
Social Marketing agency diva creative undertook a research study on behalf of StreetGames during January – April 2013 aimed at exploring the lifestyles, attitudes, behaviours and engagement in sport/physical activity amongst young people (aged 14-16 years) within disadvantaged areas. The study also looked to identify how best to communicate effectively to promote the benefits of sport/physical activity and ultimately encourage the young people to take up and maintain a healthy level of physical activity in adulthood.
David Buck of the King's Fund on the recent changes in health behaviours of young women and the new public health system.
Jennie Price, CEO of Sport England, presents on the importance of sports programmes that target young women who live in the country's most deprived communities.
Karen Keohane, National Programme Manager of Us Girls, and Dr Laura Hills, Senior Lecturer at Brunel University present the findings of the Us Girls programme
Us Girls guide
Us Girls has used research into perceptions of body image amongst young women who come from low socio-economic backgrounds to create this 'how to' guide on boosting body image through exercise. The guide is an ideal tool for doorstep sport coaches, project leaders and volunteers who work with young women.
View How to...boost body image with exercise here »
sports coach UK and NDSO factsheets
sports coach UK and the National Disability Sport Organisations (NDSOs) have written eight impairment guides to provide some ‘top tips’ and ‘considerations when working with various impairment groups’.
All eight are available below in PDF format:
StreetGames research paper
This research paper, conducted using interviews and research with projects within the StreetGames network, has been prepared to share learning and best practice in relation to delivering multi-sport sessions within a doorstep sport environment. It is specifically relevant to StreetGames’ Doorstep Sport Clubs programme.
View the summary briefing paper here »
Make Sport Fun document
Written by sports marketing agency Make Sport Fun, this communications plan provides a concise profile of Sport England’s market segment ‘Leanne’, offers a guide to what type of messages motivate her, what she relates to and what barriers workers should be aware of.
View the plan here »