Insight, Research & Toolkits

We all know that regular sport and physical activity plays a key part in a healthy lifestyle, and research supporting this is extensive and well documented. Factors affected include physical and psychological health, productivity at work, and engagement and attainment in education. 

There are a number of key organisations (listed below) that have produced reports and documents outlining benefits associated with being more active, the current picture regarding our nations inactivity and valuable information and insight that can be utilised to shape future work in this area.

Key Themes

Education & Young People
Health - Physical / Psychological wellbeing
Disability & Long Term Health Conditions

Wheelchair Sport and Activity Survey
Tennis Foundation's Survey and Plans for 2017


Key Organisations - National

These organisations are great sources of information, providing a range of insight, research, toolkits and recommendations.

Sport England


Sport and Recreational Alliance  

UK Active

Women In Sport

 Intelligent Health

Street Games

Public Health England


Key Organisations - Local

If you are attempting to source some insight regarding a local population, need or facility one of these organisations might be able to help.

Local Public Health teams - JSNA's provide a valuable source of information; Bracknell, Reading, Slough, Windsor & Maidenhead, West Berkshire, Wokingham.

Office for National Statistics

Open Data Communities

Active Places Power


Insight, reports and Case studies created by Get Berkshire Active

Local Area Profiles

GBA have put together a profile on each of the 6 Local Authorities within Berkshire:

Bracknell Forest



West Berkshire

Windsor and Maidenhead



Sportivate Case Studies

Found here


Workplace Challenge reports

Found at the bottom of this page


This Girl Can reports

Found here

GBA Quotes

  • "Meeting up to go through the insight was really helpful, it provided me with the language and reasons for the project." Elaine, 4Motion Dance

GBA Stats & Facts

  • 432 432 Women and Girls were engaged in a This Girl Can Festival and/or Follow on session in 2015.
  • 206 Workplaces engaged in the 2016 New Year Activity Log Challenge
  • 2,214 Children participated in the 15/16 Berkshire School Games