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


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Women And Sport

Tue, 15 Jul 2014

House of Commons

This is an inquiry into the barriers to women's participation in sport and how to overcome these. The Committee collected evidence from the key organisations and individuals who are involved in women's sport to promote this issue.

Two years on from the London Olympics, this document reports on the current status of the ongoing legacy from the event. It contains detailed accounts from five key areas of legacy: sport and healthy living; the regeneration of East London; economic growth; bringing communities together and the legacy...

More Sport For All

Thu, 10 Jul 2014

The Labour Party

The shadow culture secretary Harriet Harman and the shadow sports minister Clive Efford released this public consultation to help gather thoughts from consumers of sport in the months leading up to the General Election in 2013. The report asks 23 separate questions ranging from encouraging participation...

Gender Balance In Global Sport Report

Thu, 10 Jul 2014

Women on Boards

This report delivers a baseline dataset on the participation of women on sports governing bodies in the lead up to the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow. It shows that women remain under-represented on the majority of sporting boards at international and national levels

The Strategic Plan For England Golf 2014-2017

Fri, 13 Jun 2014

England Golf

This strategy seeks to harness the energy, enthusiasm and commitment of all those individuals and organisations who wish to play their part in raising our game and building an even brighter future for golf in England.

The Inactivity Time Bomb

Sun, 27 Apr 2014

Street Games

The economic cost of physical inactivity in young people.

This WHO press release refers to an inquiry which estimates that investing in "green and healthy transport" not only has positive health and environmental effects but is also economically profitable.

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

Tackling Physical Inactivity - A Coordinated Approach

Thu, 10 Apr 2014

All Party Parliamentary Commission

This is the first of two reports from the All-Party Parliamentary Commission on Physical Activity, which was set up in 2013. It sets out the scale and scope of the problem, mapping out the specific areas in which need to be worked on for change.

Strengthening Sport For Development And Peace

Thu, 10 Apr 2014

Commonwealth Advisory Body on Sport

The research makes clear that sport by itself is insufficient to make beneficial change to development and peace, but that a well-co-ordinated multi-sectoral approach is necessary. The research tells us that both policy and programme planning, no matter how well intentioned or generous, must begin with...

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.

Green Society

Wed, 26 Mar 2014

Policy Exchange

Policies to improve the UK's urban green spaces.

Delivery Networks And Community Sport In England

Mon, 24 Mar 2014

International Journal of Public Sector Management

The paper aims to utilise Adam and Kriesi's Network Approach to policy analysis to examine the range of exogenous factors that affect interactions in the community sport policy process from a local authority perspective.

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.

The aim of the physical activity strand of the legacy is to have a much more physically active nation.

This press release from the WHO draws attention to changing perceptions of what is viewed as normal with regards to the levels of obesity across Europe. Using the various country reports, it refers on evidence from the country reports produced to generate awareness of the 'obesity epidemic' infecting...

Value Co-Creation In Sport Management

Mon, 17 Feb 2014

European Sport Management Quarterly

This article sparks the debate over value co-creation in the context of sport management, to develop better theories, and to provide guidance for sport managers for the design of value creation as a collaborative relational and dynamic process between multiple actors.

Turning The Tide Of Inactivity

Mon, 27 Jan 2014

UK Active

This report shows the rising issue of physical inactivity across the UK.

Primary School Physical Literacy Framework

Fri, 27 Dec 2013

Youth Sport Trust

A document to support primary schools to develop the physical literacy of all their pupils.

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.

A research report produced for Sports Coach UK by Loughborough University.

This briefing has been written in conjunction with the Local Government Association (LGA). It is aimed at those who work in or represent local authorities. It addresses the issue of taking action to create environments where people are more likely to walk or cycle for short journeys. It summarises the...

The Future of School And Community Sport

Thu, 26 Sep 2013

The Smith Institute

This publication brings together the views of a highly respected group of people with expertise gained from years of experience in researching, organising, planning and delivering sport and physical activity.

This document provides an executive summary of a research project conducted by the English Federation of Disability Sport (EFDS) in November - December 2012.

Understanding Disabled People’s Lifestyles In Relation To Sport.

Tue, 10 Sep 2013

English Federation of Disability Sport

The study seeks to understand what motivates disabled people in their everyday lives and how this relates to sport or exercise.

This report presents the latest headline child estimates for the year up to and including March 2013.

The Education Select Committee held an inquiry into school sport following London 2012, in advance of the first anniversary of the Olympic and Paralympic Games.

The report investigated the following: the impact and effectiveness of current Government policy and expenditure on increasing sport in schools;...

The Impact Of Engagement In Sport On Graduate Employability

Fri, 28 Jun 2013

Sheffield Hallam University

The purpose of this research is to provide evidence of the value of sport on graduate employability.

School Sport Participation And The Olympic Legacy

Sun, 26 May 2013

The Smith Institute

A survey of teachers, school games organisers and school sport partnerships staff.

This guidance is a partial update of Four commonly used methods to increase physical activity, NICE public health guidance 2 (2006).

This paper describes levels of physical activity (PA), sedentary time and adherence to Chief Medical Officers PA guidelines among primary school-aged children across the UK using objective accelerometer-based measurements.

Nutrition, Physical Activity And Obesity

Thu, 09 May 2013

World Health Organisation

This is one of the 53 country profiles covering developments in nutrition, physical activity and obesity in the WHO European Region. This profile illustrates the statistical analysis of the increasing obesity problem that we are facing in the United Kingdom. It contains statistics ranging from nutritional...

Get Britain Cycling: Summary And Recommendations

Tue, 09 Apr 2013

All Party Parliamentary Cycling Group

Funded by NI Group Limited and the Bicycle Association, the aim of this parliamentary inquiry was "to enable more people across the UK to take up cycling, cycle more often and cycle more safely by interviewing or receiving written evidence from expert witnesses on the obstacles that must be overcome...

DCMS Annual Report And Accounts

Sun, 31 Mar 2013

DCMS

This public report provides a full strategic overview of DCMS for the year ending in April 2014. Within the publication, the report highlights the progress the department has made, the first year into achieving a legacy from the London Olympic and Paralympic Games in 2012.

This report provides an assessment of the value of sport sector activities in the West of England in 2012, as well as the total value that accrues to the whole UK economy. It also projects the expected future value of the sports sector in the next ten years.

New research from academics in the UK suggests that the old adage of 'first impressions count' is very much alive and kicking in sport. This article provides a summary of this research and concludes with a few ideas for how coaches can apply the research.

Making The Case For Physical Activity

Mon, 25 Mar 2013

British Heart Foundation

This document provides an overview of the best available evidence on health and wellbeing outcomes that are directly affected by physical activity.

The business case for good governance in sport and the case for Scottish Football Association on how to enable modernisation of governance standards.

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

Economic Costs Of Physical Activity

Sat, 09 Mar 2013

British Heart Foundation

The purpose of this document is to provide physical activity practitioners, commissioners and policy makers with the key facts to help them build an economic argument for the need to decrease levels of physical inactivity within the population.