A research library of key reports on the sports and physical activity sector from a variety of sources.
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Fri, 15 Sep 2017
House Of Commons
This Commons Library briefing paper provides more information on the policies outlined in the Coalition Government's approach to school sport and related and subsequent developments in the provision of PE and sport in schools.
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...
Tue, 09 Jul 2013
House Of Commons
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;...
Building A Participation Legacy From The London 2012 Olympic And Paralympic Games In Disadvantaged Areas
Sat, 09 Mar 2013
The Brunel research focused on learning what factors contributed to building the StreetGames participation legacy.
Wed, 09 Jan 2013
Sport and Recreation Alliance
This report seeks to substantiate the claim that 'sport is good for you'. The Game of Life brings together, for the first time, all of the best evidence to support those gut feelings we have about sport. This research outlines the evidence that exists that shows how more activity can have huge effects...
Implementing Community Sport Policy: Understanding The Variety Of Voluntary Club Types And Their Attitudes To Policy
Wed, 31 Oct 2012
International Journal of Sport Policy and Politics
This article will evaluate the role of sports clubs in delivering national community sport policy, particularly in relation to increasing participation in sport and reducing the proportion of young people dropping out of sport.
Sun, 09 Oct 2011
Sported sought to find a sector-wide method of demonstrating the relationship between sport and social benefits. At the outset the organisation wanted to understand the impact of the Sport for Development sector and the cost saving being made to society. The outcome is a sophisticated IT system which...
Sat, 16 Jul 2011
Canterbury Christ Church University
The Department of Health commissioned SPEAR to conduct a worldwide evidence review on sport participation legacies because it wanted to know if it would be worth investing government resources in initiatives designed to use the Olympic and Paralympic Games to increase sport participation to improve people's...
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...