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Posted 29th March 2021

New insight released today reveals that over half of people say they feel less worried about doing sport and physical activity now the vaccine roll out has started. Discover top tips for encouraging people to return.

With outdoor sport and physical activity reopening today, we’ve put together a suite of resources to help the sector return to play.

A combination of improving weather and the successful vaccine rollout looks set to boost people’s motivations and ability to be more active now outdoor grassroots sport and physical activity is allowed for all ages.

More than half of people (51%) say they feel less worried about returning to play now the vaccine rollout has begun, compared to 40% in January – we’ve also used this research to draw up a list of top tips to help providers encourage people back to activity.

But Sport England insight also shows people may be lacking in confidence after a prolonged break from their usual activities, so we’ve collated a set of resources to help the sector encourage people and ease them in slowly.

Read the top tips, and comprehensive set of frequently asked questions, updated legal guidance, a refreshed clubs toolkit and a set of case studies here/

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