A research library of key reports on the sports and physical activity sector from a variety of sources.
About This Report:
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.
Thu, 17 Dec 2020
New research shows that UK public sector health and fitness is on track for recovery, but operators face shifts in their member profile
Wed, 26 Nov 2014
The sport and leisure sector has itself undergone radical change and downsizing but continues to aspire to be a key player in the life of communities and individuals. This paper gives Martyn Allison's personal perspective on what this future could look like.
Marketing, Technology, And Medicine: Recommendations On How To Incorporate Psychological Principles Into New Technologies To Promote Healthy Behaviours
Wed, 03 Sep 2014
Journal of Consumer Health On the Internet
This report aims to 1) describe how technology has traditionally reduced motivation to engage in health behaviours, 2) discuss key elements that may make sedentary technology (in this case, television) engaging, and 3) provide examples of how these same elements can be incorporated into new technologies...
Tired Of Hanging Around: Using Sport And Leisure Activities To Prevent Anti-Social Behaviour By Young Pople
Fri, 09 Jan 2009
Sport and leisure have an important role in preventing anti-social behaviour. In this report the Audit Commission explore a wide range of cost-effective solutions to combat anti-social problems via the means of sport.
Sun, 03 Sep 2023
Sport has the power to transform lives. Of course, it keeps us fit. But so much more. For the young people of this nation, sport unlocks life-long friends, introduces mentors, provides purpose, builds confidence – and keeps us out of trouble.1 It boosts academic prospects, combats mental ill health,...
Fri, 01 Sep 2023
The DCMS/ Government sport and physical activity strategy launched in the summer recess of 2023
Thu, 13 Jul 2023
Former England and Great Britain footballer turned pundit Karen Carney MBE has today published her major independent review into the future of domestic women's football
Tue, 20 Jun 2023
The Active Partnerships National Organisation is the national charity of the Active Partnerships Network – a collective of 43 locally-led, nonprofit, strategic organisations who, as valued system partners of Sport England with reach across every place in England, play a pivotal role in 'Uniting...
Thu, 15 Jun 2023
For these reasons, I believe an incoming Labour government should put health and wellbeing at the front and centre of its promise to the people of Britain. More specifically, we should guarantee that everything we do in government will both be fully costed and meet three essential tests, to: • Deliver...
Fri, 26 May 2023
Youth Sports Trust
This report outlines the issues facing young people and the current state of PE, sport and play in schools.