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


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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.

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.

The objective of this research is to share insights (best practices) and strategies with other organisations that may struggle to engage and support girls in sport

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.

This report presents the findings of a programme of research undertaken to confirm the value of sport and active recreation to New Zealand and New Zealanders

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.

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.

This report discusses ukactive and Sport England's proposal to expand the availability of Community Wellness Hubs as part of their shared mission for an active nation.

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.

This document sets out the details of the programme, funding process and the journey to deliver a new sustainable model for grassroots football hubs nationwide.

Towards An Active Nation

Sat, 26 Mar 2016

Sport England

Sport England's strategy 2016-2021.

A New Strategy For Sport

Mon, 23 Mar 2015

Sports Leaders

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

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.

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 report begins to assess: (a) The impact of the 'cuts' for Sport and Recreation Services (SRS), (b) Responses to the 'cuts' and (c) The options for SRS moving forward.

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.

Community Sport Strategy

Wed, 15 Feb 2012

Sport Wales

This strategy has been developed to set out clear priorities and focus energy to enable a dramatic shift in the range and number of people involved in sport. It also provides further guidance to those responsible for planning and running sport in Wales.

Sport England has commissioned a series of robust quantitative models aimed at better understanding the factors which account for variations in sports participation, and thereby identify the levers most amenable to public policy intervention.

Fair Society, Healthy Lives

Tue, 23 Feb 2010

The Marmot Review

A strategic review of health inequalities in England post-2010.

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.

Sport England Strategy 2008-2011

Wed, 26 Mar 2008

Sport England

The new strategy aims to address the fundamental challenges facing sport, and particularly community sport, in England. As such it features a significant shift in focus and direction.

Review Of National Sport Effort And Resources

Wed, 23 Mar 2005

Patrick Carter

This report examines the existing effort and resources that go into sport in England, the effectiveness of deployment, and the potential for improvements and/or increased resources – so that everyone has opportunities to participate.