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


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Physical Activity In The Early Years

Mon, 02 Nov 2015

British Heart Foundation, Loughborough University

The purpose of this evidence briefing is to provide an overview of the evidence relating to the early years (from birth to five years) and physical activity to help commissioners, policy makers and practitioners influence work in the field.

The West of England Sport Trust (Wesport)1 wishes to assess the economic impact of
the sports sector in the West of England2. This work has been undertaken by the Department of
Accounting, Economics and Finance, within the Faculty of Business and Law, at the University of the
West of England (UWE, Bristol)....


A report prepared by Dr Steven Bradbury (Loughborough University) on behalf of the Sports People's Think Tank.

A briefing for head teachers, college principals, staff working in education settings, directors of public health and wider partners.

Triennial reviews are part of the government's public bodies reform programme providing a robust challenge to the continuing need for non-departmental public bodies (NDPBs) and reviewing their functions, performance, control and governance arrangements. This is the first triennial review of UK Sport...

School Games Indicator 2014/15

Mon, 14 Sep 2015

DCMS

This statistical release presents the cost per participant of the School Games. More specifically, it derives the average public sector cost per eligible student at schools participating in the School Games for the 2014/15 academic year.

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

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 report gives an overview of the economic impact generated by the sports industry and its contribution to the UK's output from the years 2011 to 2012.

Sports Ground Safety Authority Annual Reports And Accounts 2014/2015

Wed, 01 Jul 2015

Sports Grounds Safety Authority

The Annual Report of the Sports Grounds Safety Authority (SGSA) for 2014/15.

Deloitte Annual Review Of Football Finance - Highlights

Tue, 23 Jun 2015

Sport Business Group

The Sports Business Group at Deloitte provides an in-depth analysis of football's finances.

Fit For The Future

Wed, 10 Jun 2015

Sport and Recreation Alliance

Released shortly after the Conservative Government was installed, this report intends to set the scene across a number of areas where the Sport and Recreation Alliance feel there will be challenges for their members and the sector more widely in the coming years.

Believe in Britain

Sat, 25 Apr 2015

UKIP

The UKIP manifesto 2015.

DCMS Annual Report And Accounts

Tue, 31 Mar 2015

DCMS

Released shortly after the Conservative Government was installed, this report intends to set the scene across a number of areas where the Sport and Recreation Alliance feel there will be challenges for their members and the sector more widely in the coming years.

A New Strategy For Sport

Mon, 23 Mar 2015

Sports Leaders

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

This summary report by EY presents the estimated economic contribution of the Premier League in the 2013/14 season.

Investing In Cycling And Walking: The Economic Case for Action

Sat, 14 Mar 2015

Department for Transport

This paper aims to summarise recent changes in the evidence base as well as the key legacy studies that should help not only to quantify the impacts resulting from investment in cycling and walking, but also to make the case for investing in cycling and walking above other demands on budgets.

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...

Further Analysis To Value The Health And Educational Benefits Of Sport And Culture

Tue, 10 Mar 2015

DCMS, Sport England, English Heritage, Arts Council England

This report builds upon this work by further examining the links between engaging in culture and sport and health and educational outcomes. We look at the value of these benefits to the individual and to the taxpayer in terms of cost savings.

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.

This revised and enhanced framework is a joint DCMS and UK Sport approach setting out how the UK will support these Gold Events, building on recent experiences and enhanced levels of collaboration with key partners. The aim is to provide the most effective package of support available to major sporting...

Making The Case For Designing Active Cities

Thu, 26 Feb 2015

Active Living Research

An extensive but non-systematic review of scientific and "gray" literature was conducted to explore a wide range of literature to understand the co-benefits of activity-friendly environments on physical health, mental health, social benefits, safety/injury prevention, environmental sustainability, and...

Elite Sport Strategy

Sun, 15 Feb 2015

Sport Wales

This Elite Sport Strategy provides the blueprint for a sustained level of achievement at the highest level of sport.

The English Federation of Disability Sport champions disabled people's right to participate in physical activity and sport. This Charter for Change sets out what disabled people say they need to make this possible.

Generation Inactive

Thu, 12 Feb 2015

UK Active

An analysis of the UK's childhood inactivity epidemic and tangible solutions to get children moving

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.

UK Sport commissioned the independent research consultancy ComRes to conduct a consultation among its stakeholders at all levels, focusing on the organisation's strategic direction beyond the Rio 2016 investment cycle.

This report by EY assesses and predicts the wider economic implications to hosting the Rugby World Cup in England and Cardiff this year.

This document from the Labour Party sets out their plans for public health ahead of the General Election in May 2015. Launched by Andy Burnham MP (Shadow Health Secretary) and Luciana Berger MP (Shadow Public Health Minister), the document addresses the mental health taboos that have gain so much attention...

This report sets out the findings from the inaugural Youth Sport Trust National PE, School Sport and Physical Activity Survey carried out over a six week period in June and July 2014.

This report presents an estimation of the Gross Value Added generated by the sports sector in the field of construction.

A report and recommendations from the Sports People's Think Tank in association with the Fare network and Loughborough University.

The sport and leisure sector has itself undergone radical change and downsizing but continues to aspire to be a key player in the life of communities and individuals. This paper gives Martyn Allison's personal perspective on what this future could look like.

This report explores the All Parliamentary Commission's concerns on the measurement and evaluation of interventions and tests their hypotheses.

Coinciding with Women in Sport's (formerly WSFF) first conference with various members of the sport's sector, this report marks one year since the boards inception and reviews the progress.

Everybody Active, Every Day

Fri, 10 Oct 2014

Public Health England

This eagerly anticipated document sets out Public Health England's plan to support local and national authorities to tackle the obesity epidemic that has been well publicised throughout much of 2014.

Future Trends: Innovating to Grow Participation In Sport

Fri, 10 Oct 2014

Sport and Recreation Alliance

In this report the Future Foundation, the world's leading independent global consumer trends and insight firm, presents five trends that it believes will become more and more relevant to those of us in the sector alongside examples of where sport is already innovating.

This October report looks at following barriers to football development: England lags behind in the quantity and quality of affordable grassroots facilities; Coaching and coach development, in clubs and at grassroots, have not yet reached a satisfactory level and impact.

PE And Sport Premium: An Investigation In Primary Schools

Tue, 23 Sep 2014

Department For Education

Research was commissioned to conduct two surveys of primary school headteachers and senior managers, to examine how the PE and sports premium is being used in schools in England and the perceived impacts of the fund on PE and sports provision.

This report aims to 1) describe how technology has traditionally reduced motivation to engage in health behaviours, 2) discuss key elements that may make sedentary technology (in this case, television) engaging, and 3) provide examples of how these same elements can be incorporated into new technologies...