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


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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.

2011 Global Low Cost Gym Sector Report

Sun, 09 Oct 2011

Oxygen Consulting

This report's primary purpose is to illustrate how the low-cost gym sector is emerging internationally. The report draws on some of the strategic analysis from my 2010 UK Low-Cost Gym Sector Report because it remains vital that readers comprehend what is driving this trend.

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...

A New Strategy For Sport

Mon, 23 Mar 2015

Sports Leaders

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

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

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.

A Sporting Chance

Wed, 31 Oct 2018

Ministry of Justice

An Independent Review of Sport in Youth and Adult Prisons

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.

Active Lives Adult Survey

Fri, 15 Dec 2017

Sport England

Sport England's latest research reveals that active people are happier and more satisfied with their lives – and are less likely to experience anxiety.

Active Lives Adult Survey 17/19

Mon, 06 May 2019

Sport England

Published in April 2019

Now with a third full year of data, this Active Lives report provides an updated comprehensive overview of adult (age 16+) sport and physical activity in England in the 12 months from November 2017 to November 2018.
The positive news is that in the 12 months to November 2018, the...

Active Lives Adult Survey, October 2017

Wed, 18 Oct 2017

Sport England

The second Active Lives Adult Report summarising activity levels in England from May 2016 to May 2017.

Active Lives Children and Young People Survey

Fri, 07 Dec 2018

Sport England

Welcome to the first Active Lives Children and Young People Survey report summarising the activity levels of children and young people (aged 5-16) in England from September 2017 to July 2018. Given that attitudes towards sport and physical activity are often shaped by experiences in childhood, we have...

New research reveals that the majority of children's sports coaches are unqualified and underpaid.

Australian Sport Strategy 2030

Fri, 03 Aug 2018

Sport Australia

Sport 2030 provides a roadmap for future success for sport in this country.
Sport Australia will lead its implementation, to create an even better and more successful national sports sector. If we get it right we know that in 2030 sport will continue to be a key point of national pride, our Olympic and...

Australian Sport Strategy 2030

Fri, 03 Aug 2018

Sport Australia

Sport 2030 provides a roadmap for future success for sport in this country.
Sport Australia will lead its implementation, to create an even better and more successful national sports sector. If we get it right we know that in 2030 sport will continue to be a key point of national pride, our Olympic and...

Beyond 30%

Mon, 13 Feb 2017

Women In Sport

One of Women in Sport's strategic goals is for more women to work in sport and be fairly represented at the leadership level. Through this report they challenge and encourage the sport sector to take action to make this happen.

Changing The Game For Girls

Sun, 09 Jan 2011

Women's Sport and Fitness Foundation

This report presents new research that offers us the opportunity to begin to understand the causes of low levels of physical activity among girls. It explores the views of girls and boys about physical activity, sport and PE, and the influence of schools, friends and families.

Child Poverty Strategy

Thu, 14 Jan 2010

Sport Wales

This child poverty strategy outlines Sport Wales' commitment to making a difference to children, young people and their families who live in poverty.

Coaching Strategy 2010-16

Mon, 15 Feb 2010

Sport Wales

The purpose of this strategy is to state Sport Wales' aspirations and set the direction for coaching in Wales for 2010-2016. This strategy also provides a framework for the delivery of actions relating to coaching in both the One Wales agreement and Creating an Active Wales

Combatting Doping In Sport

Mon, 05 Mar 2018

CMS Select Committee

The Committee's long inquiry has relied on detailed oral and written evidence, academic research, investigative journalism, and whistle-blowers.

This report highlights the failure of sports bodies in their governance and policing of anti-doping rules.

The sporting bodies the Committee has looked at have...

Creating A Sporting Habit for Life

Sat, 14 Jan 2012

DCMS

A new youth sport strategy.

Delivering N18

Fri, 23 Apr 2010

Sport England

Analysis of intelligence gathering undertaken with 25 local authorities with NI8 in their local area agreement.

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.

Just a few generations ago, physical activity was an integral part of daily life. In the name of progress, we've now chipped away at it so thoroughly that physical inactivity actually seems normal. The economic costs are unacceptable, the human costs are unforgiveable. Designed to Move is a framework...

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.

Elitist Britain

Wed, 03 Jul 2019

The Sutton Trust

Elitist Britain - The educational backgrounds of Britain's leading people.

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.

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

A guide to help those working in sport meet their legal obligations and become better equipped to address equality and human rights issues.

Examining the Impact of Greenhouse Sports Programmes in Schools

Fri, 15 Dec 2017

Loughborough University

Loughborough University was commissioned to undertake a small-scale scoping study in order to examine the future possibilities for more broadly examining the impact of the school-based programmes on individual participants and on schools more widely utilising data that is routinely collated by schools....

Facilities For Future Generations

Mon, 14 Mar 2016

Sport Wales

A blueprint for sport and active recreation in Wales.

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.

Fitbit Research Library

Fri, 10 Feb 2017

Fitbit

Fitbit has created its own database with its research partner Fitabase made up of 164 published studies which mention using Fitbit wearables. The Fitabase Research Library is designed to be a public one stop-shop resource for published and peer-reviewed studies using Fitbit technology.

This Doctoral Thesis researches the 'sport business metaphor' and provides insight into the values it embodies.

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 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. But it is also even-handed, pointing out where the evidence is patchy or where more research is required....

A manifesto for sport and recreation.

Getting Every Adult Active Every Day

Sun, 10 Jul 2016

Public Health England

Increasing physical activity has the potential to improve the physical and mental health and wellbeing of individuals, families, communities and the nation as a whole. Public Health England (PHE) wants to see more people being physically active. This professional resource sets out how to achieve this....

Getting Female Students Active

Wed, 06 Dec 2017

Women In Sport

Women in Sport partnered up with British Universities and Colleges Sport (BUCS) to share insights into how to engage inactive female students within universities.