To ensure we understand and respond to disabled people's needs, our work is driven by strong insight. We aim to lead the way in knowledge and evidence-led insight on disabled people in sport and active recreation. This page contains all research commissioned, published and released by EFDS or in partnership. Sport England has a useful research guide to help make sure you create high quality research that allows you to understand the customers you're trying to reach. If you would like to our team to keep your research on file or obtain more information about our research and insight, please contact our research team.
Found 21 research articles.
‘Encouraging disabled people to volunteer in sport’, explores the barriers to volunteering and the drivers that could improve its appeal.
This report from Cerebral Palsy Sport provides insight on how adapted sports can support people with cerebral palsy to be more active.
This report from LimbPower provides insight on sport and activity participation trends of amputees and people with limb impairments.
Talk About Taking Part report by WheelPower provides insight on sport and physical activity participation trends of wheelchair users.
British Blind Sport and Women in Sport team up to explore how sport and physical activity affects the lives of visually impaired women.
EFDS commissioned ComRes, who spoke to disabled people, non-disabled people and sports journalists from local and national outlets.
This fact sheet shows the proportion of disabled people taking part in sport based on the data from Active People 9 Oct 2014 - 2015.
A report by Dwarf Sports Association UK providing insight on sport and physical activity participation trends of people with dwarfism.
A report which looks at the views and perceptions of ‘supporters’ of disabled people - friends, family, and professional paid support.
Understanding how to increase participation in sport and physical activity amongst disabled people in the UK
This report outlines 10 principles that sports providers could follow to help make their sport or activity more appealing to disabled people
Sport England's report, Mapping Disability: The Facts, offers an in-depth look at the vast range of people with impairments in England.