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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.

Helping you keep children safe

Topics: Duty of care Safeguarding standards Type: Publications

A guide for professionals and organisations on what the NSPCC does and the ways it can work with you to protect children and prevent abuse and neglect.

Disability Sport Wales – Athletes' code of conduct

Topics: Deaf and disabled children Athlete wellbeing Duty of care Type: Policies

A good practice example from Disability Sport Wales (DSW). They have developed an athlete code of conduct procedure in an easy-read format.

Disability Sport Wales – Coaches' code of conduct

Topics: Deaf and disabled children Duty of care Type: Policies

A good practice example from Disability Sport Wales (DSW). They have developed a coaches code of conduct procedure in an easy read format.

Disability Sport Wales – Parents' code of conduct

Topics: Parents in sport Type: Policies

A good practice example from Disability Sport Wales (DSW). They have developed a parents, carers/guardians code of conduct procedure in an easy read format.

Child Abuse & Neglect – The International Journal

Topics: Research Type: Publications

This publication, supported by professionals and specialists, provides guidance regarding children’s safety within everyday life.

Advice to young people from elite athletes

Topics: Elite athletes Athlete wellbeing Type: Video & audio

Olympic, Paralympic and Commonwealth Games athletes offer advice to sports organisations, clubs and young people involved in sport.

Keegan Hirst – Interview with the first openly gay rugby league player

Topics: Elite athletes Type: Video & audio

We interview Keegan Hirst about his experiences of being involved in sport and the reactions of others when he came out as gay. Keegan provides advice and guidance for other young people in sport.

Inclusive golf coaching

Topics: Deaf and disabled children Type: Best practice

Two clubs provide an example of dedication to disability golf through their inclusive golf programmes.

Giving young people a voice in sport

Topics: Involving children and young people Athlete wellbeing Type: Best practice

We find out about the work, main projects and achievements of the British Tennis Youth Group.