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Bicycle Safety: Evaluating the Safety of Our Roads

Bicycle Safety: Evaluating the Safety of Our Roads | In the news: data in the UK Data Service collection across the web | Scoop.it

"Bicycle Safety: Evaluating the Safety of Our Roads. In 2014, 90% of journeys were completed on roads across Britain. On these roads, 83% of journeys were undertaken in a car, van or taxi – covering more than 600 billion kilometres over the course of the year.

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Slight decline in number of cyclists according to latest government figures

Slight decline in number of cyclists according to latest government figures | In the news: data in the UK Data Service collection across the web | Scoop.it
Slight decline in number of cyclists
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The UK’s best and worst cycling cities

The UK’s best and worst cycling cities | In the news: data in the UK Data Service collection across the web | Scoop.it

"Negotiating the urban jungle can be a rough or smooth ride depending on where you reside. Where's the best place to ride in the UK and which roads are riders being short-changed on when it comes to maintenance? Where are cyclists most likely to get the best prices for a new bike and which places are they most likely to have their bikes stolen?"

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London 2012 Olympics inspired many local kids to get more involved in sport

London 2012 Olympics inspired many local kids to get more involved in sport | In the news: data in the UK Data Service collection across the web | Scoop.it

"The London 2012 Olympic Games inspired many local children to get more involved in sport, reveal the results of a before and after study, published in the online journal BMJ Open. But this inspiration did not translate into improved physical fitness, levels of which declined significantly in the aftermath of the event, the findings indicate."

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No growth in cycling across England last year

No growth in cycling across England last year | In the news: data in the UK Data Service collection across the web | Scoop.it
No growth in cycling across England last year
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How much exercise does your borough do?

How much exercise does your borough do? | In the news: data in the UK Data Service collection across the web | Scoop.it

" One in seven Liverpudlians don't get ANY exercise. But the people of St Helens get even less, figures reveal."

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Can tennis help you age more healthily? Liverpool researchers investigate

Can tennis help you age more healthily? Liverpool researchers investigate | In the news: data in the UK Data Service collection across the web | Scoop.it
Liverpool Hope University spearheads new research into tennis
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New survey reveals drop in sports participation since 2012 London Olympics

New survey reveals drop in sports participation since 2012 London Olympics | In the news: data in the UK Data Service collection across the web | Scoop.it
Figures from Sport England show that the number of people engaging in physical activity has fallen by 0.4% since the London Olympics in 2012. “Disappointing,” says former sports minister Richard Caborn.
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Latest figures support participation strategy | The ASA

Latest figures support participation strategy | The ASA | In the news: data in the UK Data Service collection across the web | Scoop.it
ASA welcomes latest Sport England Active People Survey statistics
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More women getting active in Cheshire West: Tell us your stories

More women getting active in Cheshire West: Tell us your stories | In the news: data in the UK Data Service collection across the web | Scoop.it
Sport England figures show obesity is falling in the borough
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This Girl Can chief: Sport won't be a man's game for much longer

This Girl Can chief: Sport won't be a man's game for much longer | In the news: data in the UK Data Service collection across the web | Scoop.it
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Sport England has £250m strategy to target inactivity

Sport England has £250m strategy to target inactivity | In the news: data in the UK Data Service collection across the web | Scoop.it
Sport England, the funding agency for grassroots sport, is to triple the amount of money it invests in tackling inactivity.
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Only 7% in the UK inspired to take up sport by Olympics, study finds

Only 7% in the UK inspired to take up sport by Olympics, study finds | In the news: data in the UK Data Service collection across the web | Scoop.it
Questions over UK Sport’s Olympic strategy are likely to be raised again after a study found only 7% of respondents said they had been inspired to take up sport by the London Games
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Sport England survey reveals record number of active women

Sport England survey reveals record number of active women | In the news: data in the UK Data Service collection across the web | Scoop.it
Sport England have published research showing the number of women playing sport and getting active is at an all-time high.
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Swimming participation in England falls by nearly 24% - BBC News

Swimming participation in England falls by nearly 24% - BBC News | In the news: data in the UK Data Service collection across the web | Scoop.it
The number of adults swimming at least once a week in England falls by more than 750,000 over the past decade.
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A leap of faith to train up the next generation of Whitlocks

A leap of faith to train up the next generation of Whitlocks | In the news: data in the UK Data Service collection across the web | Scoop.it

"Max Whitlock's double gold medal winning performance at Rio has seen an explosion of interest in grassroots gymnastics. But how easy is it, asks John Woodhouse, to get that initial foot on the springboard to success?"

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'Investment needed' to encourage walking - Air Quality News

'Investment needed' to encourage walking - Air Quality News | In the news: data in the UK Data Service collection across the web | Scoop.it
Figures released by the Department for Transport show that rates of walking have increased in almost every local authority area in England .
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Sports join together to encourage more disabled people to be active | The ASA

Sports join together to encourage more disabled people to be active | The ASA | In the news: data in the UK Data Service collection across the web | Scoop.it
The National Disability Sports Organisations and English Federation of Disability Sport today launched their Together We Will campaign to encourage more disabled people to be more active.
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Cheshire East adults are best in North West for physical activity

Cheshire East adults are best in North West for physical activity | In the news: data in the UK Data Service collection across the web | Scoop.it

"A survey has revealed that residents of Cheshire East are the most physically active in the North West."

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Bucks tops English league tables for organised sport

Bucks tops English league tables for organised sport | In the news: data in the UK Data Service collection across the web | Scoop.it

More people take part in competitive sport in Buckinghamshire than anywhere else in England.
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Sport England’s Active People Survey latest results

Sport England’s Active People Survey latest results | In the news: data in the UK Data Service collection across the web | Scoop.it
There has been a small reduction in the number of disabled people playing sport, down 2,400 in the last year to 1.56 million although there has been an increase of 222,000 since 2006 when the Active People Survey began.
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Olympic-bound Alyson Dixon thrilled to see others getting active

Olympic-bound Alyson Dixon thrilled to see others getting active | In the news: data in the UK Data Service collection across the web | Scoop.it
Aly Dixon is up at the very top of her sport – but the Olympic marathon runner is thrilled to see the sport growing at all levels.
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REVEALED: 22 per cent of adults in Bolton are obese, according to new data

REVEALED: 22 per cent of adults in Bolton are obese, according to new data | In the news: data in the UK Data Service collection across the web | Scoop.it
MORE than 20 per cent of adults in Bolton are obese, new figures have revealed.
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