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Breaking Barriers – Supporting Disabled Teenage Girls to be Active Research

Launched in partnership with Sweaty Betty Foundation, Women in Sport and Nuffield Health, Access Sport has carried out a research project to identify the barriers that prevent disabled teenage girls from taking part in sport and exercise.

Conducted via focus groups and a national survey, the report highlights that inactivity is contributing to disabled teenage girls experiencing worrying mental health issues.

The ‘Breaking Barriers’ report builds on Women in Sport’s ‘Reframing Sport for Teenage Girls’ research and explores disabled teenage girls' attitudes towards sport and exercise.

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