A research library of key reports on the sports and physical activity sector from a variety of sources.
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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.
Mon, 27 Jan 2014
This report shows the rising issue of physical inactivity across the UK.
Mon, 14 Sep 2015
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...
Sat, 26 Mar 2016
Sport England's strategy 2016-2021.
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.
Fri, 10 Oct 2014
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.
Fri, 22 Sep 2017
This document presents Sport England's policy, and associated guidance, on planning applications affecting playing fields.
More Than A Game: Harnessing The Power Of Sport To Transform The Lives Of Disadvantaged Young People
Mon, 09 May 2011
Sport Working Group
This report set out to establish how sport can produce the best results for young people living in Britain's most deprived areas. Produced prior to London 2012, the research highlights the distinction between sport for its own sake and sport as a vehicle for improving the lives of disadvantaged or vulnerable...
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...
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...
Tue, 23 Aug 2011
This briefing provides details of the performance information available from APSE's performance networks service looking at performance indicators and current policy issues for councils who deliver sports and manage leisure facilities.
Wed, 26 Mar 2014
Policies to improve the UK's urban green spaces.
Mon, 14 Mar 2016
A blueprint for sport and active recreation in Wales.
Thu, 19 Oct 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.
Sun, 15 Feb 2015
This Elite Sport Strategy provides the blueprint for a sustained level of achievement at the highest level of sport.
Wed, 27 Mar 2013
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.
Sat, 14 Jan 2012
A new youth sport strategy.
Wed, 15 Feb 2012
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.
Mon, 10 Aug 2015
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
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, 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.