A research library of key reports on the sports and physical activity sector from a variety of sources.
About This Report:
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.
Wed, 27 Jan 2021
Uniting the Movement is our 10-year vision to transform lives and communities through sport and physical activity.
As we adapt and rebuild from the huge disruption caused by the coronavirus pandemic, we need to collectively reimagine how we keep movement, sport and activity central to the lives of everyone....
Sun, 20 Nov 2022
A new report is calling on the Government to capitalise on the role that sport can play in helping unemployed young people from disadvantaged backgrounds around the UK move into sustained work and training.
Mon, 06 Jun 2022
This report was commissioned by the District Councils' Network, with the aim of evidencing the health economic value of their members' leisure and wellbeing services, and the further impact they could potentially have on reducing health inequalities. It includes estimates of the potential impact of increasing...
Mon, 28 Dec 2020
Report form the CSJ calling on the government to radically increase the provision of school sport and PE
Thu, 04 Jun 2020
It is understood that those in lower income households have acutely felt the impact of the
pandemic and lockdown both economically and in terms of mental and physical wellbeing.
During April and May 2020, some 270 community organization that are based in the
most deprived areas of England and Wales, and...
Fri, 15 Dec 2017
Sport England's latest research reveals that active people are happier and more satisfied with their lives – and are less likely to experience anxiety.
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....
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.
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...
Mon, 25 Mar 2013
British Heart Foundation
This document provides an overview of the best available evidence on health and wellbeing outcomes that are directly affected by physical activity.