Report: The benefits of sport for women

Hannah MacLeod

Women in Sport haved unveiled Sport for Success, a comprehensive study into the role and importance of sport in helping women to achieve and contribute more in their careers.

Thanks to the generosity of Investec, Women in Sport’s From Barriers to Benefits report, commissioned by The Young Foundation in 2015, found health and economic benefits of women’s participation in sport are significant.

And whilst the link between sport and health continues to be well-documented, the latest report examines this relationship, understanding the role of sport in helping women to achieve more in their careers. Read the full report here.

England Hockey are always very keen to promote equality in sport, and have recently joined forces with the ECB and England Netball for a project entitled Team Up across our women's world cups in 2017, 2018 and 2019 - read more here.