Discus the social and cultural factors that affect participation in physical activities in the UK. The following factors whether social and or cultural affect participation in the UK. The cultural factors: People play sports that suit them and their environment. Tradition plays a major part in physical sport and games in the UK. The Highland games in Scotland continue to be an important community festival.
Research shows that leaders with high emotional intelligence are more effective and that transformational leadership allows for coaches like John Harbaugh to be an effective decision maker (Bliss, 2005). Coach Harbaugh is effective not only by his great play calling on the field, but also with his ability to pull on and arouse players such as Ray Lewis to further spread a contagious work ethic all over the Ravens organization. John Harbaugh’s ability to arouse players and create goals for them, have allowed his players give extra effort and maximize their potential. This aides them in making big plays in stressful situations such as the AFC North Championship game
This is a programme funded by The Big Lottery Fund and aims to improve participation in physical activity. This initiative offers local communities, grants of between £300 and £2,000 to encourage more people to take part in sports by paying for coaches qualifications, taster sessions, open days, equipment and sports kit and venue’s for many different sports. The priority target groups for this programme are: children under 5; people with disability; women and girls; and 65 and over. There are many providers that can apply for the grant which includes: local sports clubs; voluntary and community organisations; community councils; and schools. The 2014 community grant programme look at what the providers outcomes are and believe that they should be able to: increase participation in physical activity; increase number of volunteers involved in physical activity; and must be able to bring communities and people together through the delivery of sports (whether voluntary or participating).
SWOT stands for strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats. When making the SWOT analysis it is important to consider both internal and external factors. Strengths A great strength for Valley of the Sun United Way (VSUW) is their deep roots in the community. This organization has been serving Maricopa County since 1925 (Valley of the Sun United Way, 2013). Another immense strength for VSUW is the high percentage of revenue that is invested in programs to help the community.
E113 TMA02 Part 1 – Essay Discuss how you could use theories and views of motivation to influence the motivation of people in sport and fitness environments. Motivation is understanding why people do things and using this to try to influence them to work towards goals and objectives. Mullins (cited in Rea and Lingam-Willgoss, 2014, p.60) suggests ‘motivation is a driving force through which people strive to achieve their goals and fulfil a need or uphold a value’. Motivation is a much used term in the Sport and Fitness environment. This essay will discuss three different theories of motivation and how they can be used to influence people within Sport and Fitness environments.
Sports chaplains may be volunteers who have a particular interest in sport. They have the unique task of working with young people, often with building notoriety, that find themselves under high amounts of pressure. A sports chaplain can be very useful in providing guidance to these athletes. Sports chaplains may be employed by sporting teams or they may work at special events such as the Olympics. Like chaplains in other disciplines they work to provide for the athlete’s needs, whether they be spiritual, emotional or
First of all, sports are a part of culture just as much as anything else. It is part of human difference and expressive activity as well as an anthropological definition of culture (Cullen, 2011). And of course sports means different things in different places. We can even trace struggles over culture through sports. This is where the example of September 11th comes in.
Asses the role of the law in the area of sport? Introduction: Sport related law ranges over the areas of contract law, anti discrimination law, law governing performance enhancing drugs and at times criminal law. The aim of these laws is to promote safety to provide remedies for those injured, to regulate behaviour on and off the field and to ensure equal opportunity and fair treatment for individuals and groups who engage in sport. These issues involve many different stakeholders within sport other than sports people themselves including coaches, medical staff, government and sports administrators. Contracts law: A contract is a legally binding agreement between two parties.
Coordinated efforts of the international community to achieve and advance a common standard and international system of law to protect the human dignity”. The role of this community is to promote and engage by participating within their community. Support such issues as racial justice, religion and culture differences among the citizens. As this community continues to expand we want to be even more proactive in maintaining inclusive activities that build common interest while maintaining respect for differences. It is important that culture diversity is not lost but yet is advocates for its uniqueness instead of stereotyping one another.
It has helped me learn new cultures and traditions, be more understanding and humble with life and its situations, and playing sports. This is what defined me growing up in Heights. First off, culture is very powerful. It determines many things about you such as what you eat, how you speak, what your beliefs you believe in, what clothing you wear, etc. It is the invisible bond that ties different people together.