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How can sport safeguard children?

Topics: Safeguarding standards Duty of care Type: Video & audio

This short animation shows the difference between child protection and safeguarding in a sports setting and looks in more depth at how children and young people can be further protected beyond their time at training sessions.

Speaking out in sport - for parents

Topics: Parents in sport Athlete wellbeing Type: Video & audio

This short animation helps parents to understand why it's important that everyone plays a role in keeping children safe in sport and how to speak out if they have any concerns. 

My Magic Sports Kit

Topics: Parents in sport Type: Video & audio

In this video, children describe how parents' and spectators' behaviour gets worse during competitions – and how this affects the young athletes.

Learning from lived experience of childhood sexual abuse

Topics: Athlete wellbeing Elite athletes Duty of care Type: Video & audio

In this podcast, we talk with former swimmer Karen Leach about her experience of childhood sexual abuse and what we can learn from it to keep children safe in sport.

Body image, weight management and disordered eating in sport

Topics: Athlete wellbeing Elite athletes Type: Video & audio

In this podcast mini series, we'll talk with Dr Carolyn Plateau we'll be talking about disordered eating and eating disorders in sport. 

Creating safer cultures in sport – Learning from lived experience

Topics: Athlete wellbeing Elite athletes Duty of care Type: Video & audio

In this podcast, we talk with former professional footballer Paul Stewart about the impact that childhood abuse has had on him and how to create a safer culture in sport.

Adult-child physical contact in sport

Topics: Duty of care Inappropriate or concerning behaviour Type: Video & audio

Dr Melanie Lang (Edge Hill University) has produced a video presentation for sports coach UK on challenging coach anxiety of adult-child touch in sport through a children's rights approach.

The basics of safeguarding

Topics: Parents in sport Elite athletes Type: Video & audio

In this podcast, we discuss what safeguards sports clubs and organisations should have in place to create a safe environment for all children and young people.

Positive sports parents – videos for coaches and clubs

Topics: Parents in sport Type: Video & audio

These short videos aim to help coaches and sports clubs realise the potential of parental involvement and how to best work with parents.

Parents' grass-roots involvement in sport

Topics: Deaf and disabled children Parents in sport Type: Video & audio

In this podcast, we hear from two dedicated sports parents who discuss the very different roles they play in their preschool and disabled children's sports.