• Created by: samdenton
  • Created on: 21-09-15 10:14
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  • Barriers
    • Disabilities
      • The Disability Discrimination Act 2000 has made a huge difference as it requires all leisure facilities to provide access for all
        • not al sports is available to people with disabilities
      • it is very difficult for people with disabilities to take part in leisure activities
      • people lack the strength to take part in leisure and this affects their confidence levels making it even harder to take part
        • confidence issues can be a problem for people without disabilities also
    • equity and diversity
      • gender domination within sports will stop people from attending or training for a particular sport
        • some sports and activities have a gender specific stereotype or a social stereotype that categorises gender for sports
      • ethnicity and religion
        • religious restrictions may mean that people of that particular religion will not be able to take part in activities such as playing sport (for women)
        • more commonly females of a different religion are not allowed to play sport with men or reveal their body when taking part in things such as swimming
        • discrimination may be taking place in leisure. this would therefore prevent people of another region or ethnicity from taking part in their desired choice of leisure
      • social class
        • some sports are typically dominated by different social classes, those sports that are dominated by a higher social class may put people off from participating in any form of that activity
    • lack of choice
      • people are limited to choice of leisure due to where they live
      • lack of transportation for distant places to chosen leisure activity
      • In remote rural areas or run down inner cities, we may find fewer facilities available
      • quality of the facilities near may not be at a suitable standard
    • lifestyle and aspiration
      • family commitments, weight problems and a lack of leisure time all affect barriers within leisure
      • a lack of motivation or aspiration
      • people with a low self esteem or a poor self image will find it difficult to take part in leisure. this will affectively stop people from taking part
    • low income
      • if leisure activities are to expensive some may not be able to afford the cost
      • travel costs can be a barrier for some
      • those on benefits or the elderly population are those who may find it difficult to take part in leisure as they fall under the categories that have the least income, meaning they might find it difficult to front the cost for some leisure activities
      • 13½ million people in the UK were living in households below the 60% low-income threshold after deducting housing costs.


Jenny Robinson


Excellent mindmap one of the best I have seen!

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