A research library of key reports on the sports and physical activity sector from a variety of sources.


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This is the fifth report produced on the value of sport in the UK and the methodology employed is consistent with both the earlier reports conducted by the Sport Industry Research Centre (SIRC) and comparative reports produced in other EU Member States as agreed by the EU Working Group.

2011 Global Low Cost Gym Sector Report

Sun, 09 Oct 2011

Oxygen Consulting

This report's primary purpose is to illustrate how the low-cost gym sector is emerging internationally. The report draws on some of the strategic analysis from my 2010 UK Low-Cost Gym Sector Report because it remains vital that readers comprehend what is driving this trend.

A Code For Sports Governance

Thu, 22 Sep 2016

UK Sport, Sport England

The Sport England and UK Sport Code of Sports Governance. It is a mandatory set of Requirements for those organisations seeking public funding, as required by the Government in its 2015 strategy Sporting Future.

A Games Legacy For Scotland

Mon, 23 Mar 2009

The Scottish Government

Initial plans for building a lasting and positive legacy from Glasgow 2014 and other major events, such as the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games and the Ryder Cup in 2014.

A Lifetime Of Swimming For Every Child

Fri, 22 Sep 2017

Swim Ireland

A joint response (Swim Ireland and Ireland Active) on a National Swimming Strategy as part of the National Sports Policy Framework Public Consultation Paper submitted to the Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport.

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...

A New Strategy For Sport

Mon, 23 Mar 2015

Sports Leaders

A response to the government's public consultation from Sports Leaders UK.

This document highlights 10 themes on which individuals and organisations are being invited to submit evidence over a 9-week period to help shape this new direction for sports policy

This consultation highlights ten themes that together capture the headline issues that DCMS want to address.

This report was prepared by a Working Group of the All-Party Group. It is a reflection of the work required to recognise the vital importance of physical education to health and to create the environment that will reverse the strong recent trend of reduced physical activity.

A Report By The All-Party Parliamentary Group On A Fit And Healthy Childhood

Sat, 10 Sep 2016

All Party Parliamentary Commission

This report is a reflection of the work required to recognise the vital importance of physical education to health and to create the environment that will reverse the strong recent trend of reduced physical activity

A Review Of The Social Impacts Of Culture And Sport

Tue, 10 Mar 2015

DCMS, Sport England, English Heritage, Arts Council England

The Culture and Sport Evidence (CASE) programme is a joint programme of strategic research led by the DCMS in collaboration with the Arts Council England ACE, English Heritage and Sport England.

A Satellite Account For Golf In The UK

Thu, 24 Mar 2016

Sheffield Hallam University

The Sport Industry Research Centre (SIRC) at Sheffield Hallam University produced a 'Satellite Account' for golf in order to derive an authoritative assessment of the sport's economic value to the UK economy for the year 2014.

A Spending Review to Increase Wellbeing

Wed, 22 May 2019

APPG for Wellbeing

The All Party Parliamentary Group on Wellbeing Economics seeks to highlight how wellbeing serves as a valuable and pragmatic framing for making policy decisions and for setting a vision for the UK.
Wellbeing draws attention to the diversity and interdependence of issues and interventions that affect...

A Sporting Chance

Wed, 31 Oct 2018

Ministry of Justice

An Independent Review of Sport in Youth and Adult Prisons

The review follows the Duty of Care in Sport report (April, 2017) led by Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson DBE, DL which sets out clear recommendations that aim to look after the people at the very heart of the sector – the people who take part and volunteer.

A Vision For Sport In Wales

Wed, 15 Feb 2012

Sport Wales

This vision spurs Sport Wales' motivation and commitment to delivering the very best for Welsh sport.

Reaching more people in sport and physical activity through inclusive and accessible communications.

Acting Today For An Active Tomorrow

Wed, 26 Mar 2014

Sport Wales Advisory Group

This report gives a snapshot of findings from an extensive research programme by the Future Foundation and outlines the key themes that will shape the future of sport in Wales.

Active By Design: Designing Places For Healthy Lives

Fri, 14 Mar 2014

The Design Council

Helping to create healthy lives by designing and managing places and buildings that encourage physical activity.

Active Lives Adult Survey

Fri, 15 Dec 2017

Sport England

Sport England's latest research reveals that active people are happier and more satisfied with their lives – and are less likely to experience anxiety.

Active Lives Adult Survey

Thu, 22 Mar 2018

Sport England

The third Active Lives Adult Survey Report summarising activity levels in England from November 2016 to November 2017.

Active Lives Adult Survey

Mon, 23 Oct 2017

Sport England

The second Active Lives Adult Report summarising activity levels in England from May 2016 to May 2017.

Active Lives Adult Survey

Thu, 26 Jan 2017

Sport England

This report presents data from the Active Lives Survey for the period mid-November 2015 to mid-November 2016. Data are presented for adults aged 16+ in England.

Active Lives Adult Survey 17/19

Mon, 06 May 2019

Sport England

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...

Active Lives Adult Survey, October 2017

Wed, 18 Oct 2017

Sport England

The second Active Lives Adult Report summarising activity levels in England from May 2016 to May 2017.

Active Lives Children and Young People Survey

Fri, 07 Dec 2018

Sport England

Welcome to the first Active Lives Children and Young People Survey report summarising the activity levels of children and young people (aged 5-16) in England from September 2017 to July 2018. Given that attitudes towards sport and physical activity are often shaped by experiences in childhood, we have...

Active Together

Mon, 23 Dec 2013

EFDS

An evidence-based report on how to provide sport or physical activity opportunities for disabled and non-disabled people to take part together.

Benefits of physical activity include a lower risk of some major diseases, such as hypertension, cardiovascular disease, diabetes, and cancer. Physical exercise can also have positive effects on maintaining a healthy body weight and mental health. However, roughly about one third of the global adult...

New research reveals that the majority of children's sports coaches are unqualified and underpaid.

Australian Sport Strategy 2030

Fri, 03 Aug 2018

Sport Australia

Sport 2030 provides a roadmap for future success for sport in this country.
Sport Australia will lead its implementation, to create an even better and more successful national sports sector. If we get it right we know that in 2030 sport will continue to be a key point of national pride, our Olympic and...

Australian Sport Strategy 2030

Fri, 03 Aug 2018

Sport Australia

Sport 2030 provides a roadmap for future success for sport in this country.
Sport Australia will lead its implementation, to create an even better and more successful national sports sector. If we get it right we know that in 2030 sport will continue to be a key point of national pride, our Olympic and...

An every day guide for people living with an impairment or health condition.

Believe in Britain

Sat, 25 Apr 2015

UKIP

The UKIP manifesto 2015.

This report is based on evidence from inspections of physical education between September 2008 and July 2012.Ofsted visited 120 primary schools, 110 secondary schools and seven special schools. It recommends actions for schools and the Department for Education to secure further improvement in the quality...

Beyond 30%

Mon, 13 Feb 2017

Women In Sport

One of Women in Sport's strategic goals is for more women to work in sport and be fairly represented at the leadership level. Through this report they challenge and encourage the sport sector to take action to make this happen.

Bridging The Gap

Mon, 24 Oct 2016

Sported

The Bridging the Gap project was undertaken to look at how to best support community organisations using sport and physical activity to change the lives of young people in some of England's most deprived communities.

The Brunel research focused on learning what factors contributed to building the StreetGames participation legacy.

Changing The Game For Girls

Sun, 09 Jan 2011

Women's Sport and Fitness Foundation

This report presents new research that offers us the opportunity to begin to understand the causes of low levels of physical activity among girls. It explores the views of girls and boys about physical activity, sport and PE, and the influence of schools, friends and families.

Child Poverty Strategy

Thu, 14 Jan 2010

Sport Wales

This child poverty strategy outlines Sport Wales' commitment to making a difference to children, young people and their families who live in poverty.