WheelPower, the national organisation for wheelchair sport today, Tuesday 9 February 2016, is the launch of the 'Talk About Taking Part’ survey to find out what can be done to help more wheelchair users lead healthy active lives and take part in sport.
The Wheelchair Dance Sport Association (UK) is the national governing body for recreational Wheelchair Dancing and Wheelchair Dance Sport. The aim of the WDSA (UK) is to promote and develop wheelchair dancing as a sport and leisure activity across the country and to raise the standard of instructors and competition in the UK and internationally at all levels. The WDSA are also looking to making dancing, in whatever form it may be, FUN, exciting and something that individuals who are part of this association and who do wheelchair dance are proud to say "I can do that".
Primary school physical education and school sport could be transformed thanks to a £150 million-a-year boost that will be ring-fenced for primary school sport. This funding is hoped to continue to inspire the Olympic and Paralympic stars of the future. The new sports funding aims to improve the quality of provision in every state primary school in England. What does this funding mean? A lump sum for each school, with a per-pupil top-up. A typical primary school with 250 primary aged pupils would receive £9,250 per year. This is the equivalent of around two days a week of a primary teacher’s time – enough to make sure every pupil in the school can participate in physical education and school sport with a specialist. The ring-fenced funding can only be spent on physical education and school sport. The funding will go directly into the hands of heads and teachers who will decide...
These resources include a presentation and some associated set of tasks covering the question for what causes stress responses in sport. This has been mapped against BTEC Level 3 Unit 17 - Psychology for Sports Performance.