Safeguarding the child athlete in sport

Topics: Working with our partners International sport Safeguarding children Type:Publication

The new review, published in the British Journal of Sports Medicine, aims to (1) present a summary of the scientific literature on the threats to children in sport; (2) introduce a framework to categorise these threats; (3) identify research gaps in the field and (4) provide safeguarding recommendations for sport organisations.

Jun 19 2015

Hidden disabilities in sport

Topics: Safeguarding children Disability sport Type:News article

There are many different types of hidden disability that affect children and young people who may be involved in Sport. These disabilities are not easily identified or recognised. Sport is an ideal place to celebrate diversity and promote a positive ethos.

Apr 21 2015

Updated guidance for people working with children in England

Topics: Safeguarding children Type:Legislation

The Department for Education has made changes to a number of statutory documents for people working with children in England.

Apr 08 2015