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Overtraining syndrome and overuse injury in young athletes

Topics: Elite athletes Research Athlete wellbeing Type: Research

This article defines overuse injuries and overtraining syndrome. It looks at how prevalent they are in sport and how to reduce the risks for young athletes.

Safeguarding the child athlete in sport

Topics: Research Elite athletes Type: Research

This article informs those in the sports sector about the recommendations resulting from a review of athlete welfare in elite sport. 

Younger children and social networking sites – a blind spot

Topics: Online safety Type: Research

This 2013 NSPCC report describes the experiences of 11-12 year olds on social networking sites. It also looks at roles that parents, social network providers and regulation can play to protect them.

Anna's story video and scenario

Topics: Deaf and disabled children Involving children and young people Type: Tools

This video scenario and supporting guidance provides sports with guidance on how to effectively include deaf and disabled young people in activities. 

Anti-bullying activities

Topics: Anti-bullying Type: Tools

These activities are designed to help young people in your sports club understand the negative implications of bullying.

Case management model

Topics: Case management Type: Tools

This case management model provides links to a range of information, guidance, templates and good-practice examples, which will help your organisation manage safeguarding cases more effectively.

Club framework for safeguarding standards in sport (NI)

Topics: Safeguarding framework Type: Tools

This framework provides a set of standards of good practice for clubs in NI to work towards. These standards help organisations know what they need to do to protect children involved in sport, and to minimise avoidable risks.

Fframwaith ar gyfer diogelu a gwarchod plant mewn a thrwy gyfrwng chwaraeon yng Nghymru

Topics: Safeguarding standards Type: Tools

Welsh language version of 'A framework for safeguarding and protecting children in and through sport in Wales'.

The Framework for maintaining and embedding safeguarding for children in and through sport

Topics: Safeguarding framework Type: Tools

The Framework for maintaining and embedding safeguarding for children in and through sport helps sports organisations to maintain safeguarding standards and embed safeguarding practices.

A framework for safeguarding and protecting children in and through sport in Wales

Topics: Safeguarding standards Type: Tools

An overarching approach to safeguarding children in and through sport in Wales. The framework consists of five standards that a sports organisation should demonstrate it undertakes at all levels of its sport.