At the forefront of developing research into VI sport participation, British Blind Sport utilise this insight to develop our services and support partners to meet the needs of VI people in sport.
British Blind Sport are committed to providing a wide variety of opportunities across the sporting landscape for people living with sight loss. Conversely, being encouraged to get involved in sport and enjoying the expertise of a coach who can confidently work with a VI person can literally be life changing for everyone involved.
Please find a list of our research reports below.
Small Changes, Big Difference: Making Physical Activity Accessible for Visually Impaired Women
This report published by British Blind Sport and Women in Sport in 2016 is the first of its kind to explore how sport and physical activity affects the lives of visually impaired (VI) women. It looks at the specific challenges visually impaired women can face when accessing sporting opportunities and aims to give a better understanding of how to overcome the barriers to participation for VI women.