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


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Volunteering In An Active Nation

Thu, 21 Sep 2017

Sport England

Sport England's vision is as relevant for volunteers as for those taking part. They want everyone in England regardless of age, background or level of ability to feel able to engage in sport and physical activity.

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.

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.

The Coaching Plan For England: 2017-2021

Thu, 21 Sep 2017

Sport England

The Coaching Plan for England represents a 'call to action' for everyone in the coaching community in England to modernise how we think about coaching and how we talk about coaching.

Taking Part 2015/16 Quarter 2

Wed, 02 Dec 2015

DCMS

The latest Taking Part survey in England, looking at participation in the cultural and sporting sectors, showed that 57% of 11-15 year olds said the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games had encouraged them to take part in sport.

This research paper attempts to value the social impacts of participation in sport in England, using the SROI framework.

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.

Olympic and Paralympic Games Legacy Survey

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...

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...

The Doorstep Sport Club (DSC) Programme investigated the issue of inactivity in deprived and underfunded areas across the United Kingdom, offering immediate and long-term solutions.

This revised and enhanced framework is a joint DCMS and UK Sport approach setting out how the UK will support these Gold Events, building on recent experiences and enhanced levels of collaboration with key partners. The aim is to provide the most effective package of support available to major sporting...

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.

Duty Of Care In Sport

Thu, 24 Aug 2017

Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson

An independent review led by Baroness Grey-Thompson into welfare and well-being in sport. It sets out a list of themes and recommendations that aim to look after people at the very heart of our sector – the people who take part and volunteer.

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

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

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 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

Thu, 22 Mar 2018

Sport England

The third Active Lives Adult Survey Report summarising activity levels in England from November 2016 to November 2017.

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.

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.

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.