Collins (1995) defined Sports Development as a process in which real opportunities, processes, systems and structure are created to boost people participation into sport and recreation or to improve their performance to any grade they wish to achieve. By that time in the UK, Sport Development was linked to increase participation and creation of opportunities, as Collins highlights in his definition. The term has evolved and is defined by Hylton and Braham (2008: 8) as “a term used to describe policies, processes and practices that form an integral feature of the work involved in providing sporting opportunities and positive sporting experiences.” Essentially sport development is about “getting more people involved into
Article 24 Play and recreation activities can play a significant role in fulfilling the child’s right to “the highest attainable standard of health” and to “preventive health care”,
All schools in the UK have a health and safety policy, in which they have to adhere to requirements. There are many current health and safety legislations, policies and procedures. These include the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 which was created to protect those at work by following procedures in order to prevent accidents.
this legislation is important for employees and others. this secures the health and safety of the employees. it also protects the people that are around or using the place to protect them from risk of the people at work doing their jobs. always arrange to implement safety measures which are identified in risk assessments. well trained people should implement the changes if it is necessary. make sure you have emergency procedures, provide clear information and free training so all employees work properly and to a high standard. the employer must make sure that all risks and control measures are explained to the employee and understood. provide employees with not just training but also the right
The institutional level is not just about the influence of schools; it also looks at the availability of facilities and the structure of organised sport within a community. The rules of different sports are also considered as part of an analysis of the institutional level. Sporting rules, which are determined and standardised by sports’ governing organisations, can restrict access to certain groups and individuals.
These laws and policies a put in place to protect children and young people’s health and also their wellbeing, for example the Health and Safety Act of 1974 are in place to make sure that the environment where children and young
There are numerous factors that can influence health and safety in sport. Health and Safety has developed over time and therefore there have also been a number of different legislative factors introduced to minimise hazards and risks and some of these can be associated with sport.
P2: Outline the main factors of current health and safety legislation as applied in health and social care.
The Sporting Schools Programme, which has the initiative of helping children to have a lifelong interest in sports. It provides support and a variety of opportunities to 6000 schools with funds, access to a range of the best community coaches and a professional development chance for all coaches.
The basis of the British Health and Safety Law is The Health and Safety at Work Act 1974. This act sets out duties which employers have towards employees and members of the public e.g. volunteers, students, visitors, other professionals etc. This also sets out duties for employees to have towards each other. This setting believes that the health and safety of the children is paramount. We aim to make sure the setting is safe for children, parents, employees and visitors. We aim to make children, staff and parents aware of health and safety policies and to minimize hazards and risks, so
"Health and safety in a school is about taking a sensible and proportionate approach to ensure the premises provide a healthy and safe place for all who use them, including the school work force, visitors and pupils." (HSE Health and Safety checklist for classrooms - August 2011)
Physical Activity (PA) has many benefits on our health, and importance of this has to be clearly communicated (House of Commons Health Committee 2015). Therefore, the purpose of this report is to discuss relationship between PA, health and diseases along with specific references to the current United Kingdom (UK) health status. This report will also explain two examples of social determinants of health, to show the impact failing to reach government guidelines has on remaining healthy.
In The article “Preventing Athletic Emergencies”, Regina Whitmer outlined ways on how to prevent athletics emergencies. Some of these ways is by recommending schools to have Emergency Action Planner (EAPs) that include the location of life-saving equipment. “The National Athletic Trainers’ Association offers guidelines on treating and preventing concussions, and also recommends schools to have emergency action plans (EAPs) that include the location of life-saving equipment, such as automated external defibrillators (AEDs)”(Whitmer). Having access to a safe playing surface and immediate on site injury assessments by a certified medical professional will help lower football concussion rate. “According to a 2011 study in the American Journal
According to the Australian Curriculum (2016) Health and Physical Education teaches a wide variety of sports with a particular emphasis on how students can enhance their own and others’ health, safety, wellbeing and physical participation.
As Commissioner of the National Quidditch League, I have come to the conclusion to make rule changes to insure the safety of our athletes. The NQL is one of the country’s most popular and highest revenue leagues. We have a duty to uphold ethical standards to set a good example for our young fans. In conversations with doctors, players, owners, and some fans, the league office has decided to enact some new policy changes. The most important policy changes enacted are that all players must now where helmets, a new concussion protocol, and players who intentionally target opposing players will be at risk for fines and suspension. Some may feel that the character of the game is being threatened by these new rule changes. However, the safety of our athletes is much more important. We are confident that these new changes will further demonstrate why the NQL is one of our country’s most popular leagues. Lastly, as a league we can no longer claim to display integrity if allow the head injuries to continue.