A research library of key reports on the sports and physical activity sector from a variety of sources.
About This Report:
The Department of Health commissioned SPEAR to conduct a worldwide evidence review on sport participation legacies because it wanted to know if it would be worth investing government resources in initiatives designed to use the Olympic and Paralympic Games to increase sport participation to improve people's physical health and fitness.
Wed, 02 Dec 2015
The latest Taking Part survey in England, looking at participation in the cultural and sporting sectors, showed that 57% of 11-15 year olds said the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games had encouraged them to take part in sport.
Sat, 14 Jan 2012
A new youth sport strategy.
Thu, 09 Nov 2017
Sheffield Hallam University
A 'Satellite Account' for Olympic and Paralympic sports, quantifying their economic importance to the UK economy.
Tue, 10 Mar 2015
The primary focus of this document is to showcase a commitment to the legacy of the 2012 Olympics, whilst illustrating some of the key economic benefits of sports policy to England through sports devolved policy through primary delivery organisations, including local authorities, Sport England and UK...
Mon, 26 Aug 2013
This report presents the latest headline child estimates for the year up to and including March 2013.
Wed, 09 Jan 2013
Sport and Recreation Alliance
This report seeks to substantiate the claim that 'sport is good for you'. The Game of Life brings together, for the first time, all of the best evidence to support those gut feelings we have about sport. This research outlines the evidence that exists that shows how more activity can have huge effects...
Implementing Community Sport Policy: Understanding The Variety Of Voluntary Club Types And Their Attitudes To Policy
Wed, 31 Oct 2012
International Journal of Sport Policy and Politics
This article will evaluate the role of sports clubs in delivering national community sport policy, particularly in relation to increasing participation in sport and reducing the proportion of young people dropping out of sport.
Thu, 23 Dec 2010
This document sets out the Government's plans for the legacy from the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games.
Mon, 06 May 2019
Published in April 2019
Now with a third full year of data, this Active Lives report provides an updated comprehensive overview of adult (age 16+) sport and physical activity in England in the 12 months from November 2017 to November 2018.
The positive news is that in the 12 months to November 2018, the...
Tue, 18 Dec 2018
This consultation paper sets out the Government's proposals to legislate to put it beyond doubt that local authorities, including parish councils, cannot charge parkrun or junior parkrun for the use of public parks.