Violent knife crime in the UK is on the rise and addressing the complex issues behind it may take generations. In the meantime, intervention programmes are a solid step towards stamping it out. However, success is intermittent. Even those with sport at their heart that seem more successful than others have mixed results.
Research by Dr Holly Collison-Randall at Loughborough University London may have uncovered why. Her insights hold a key for successful intervention of sports programmes to tackle violent knife crime.