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.
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.
Sat, 09 Jun 2012
University College London
The Health Survey for England (HSE) is part of a programme of surveys commissioned by the Health and Social Care Information Centre. Children aged 13-15 were interviewed themselves, and parents of children aged 0-12 were asked about their children, with the interview including questions on general health...
Wed, 30 Dec 2020
HEALTH EQUITY IN ENGLAND: THE MARMOT REVIEW 10 YEARS ON.
England is faltering. From the beginning of the 20th century, England experienced continuous improvements in life expectancy but from 2011 these improvements slowed dramatically, almost grinding to a halt. For part of the decade 2010-2020 life expectancy...
Sat, 24 Nov 2018
The Vision for Sport in Wales is clear: To have An Active Nation Where Everyone Can Have Lifelong Enjoyment of Sport. Our mission: To Unleash the Benefits of Sport for Everyone. The School Sport Survey evaluates the activity of sport in young people, understanding their enjoyment of sport, and informs...