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


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Nutrition, Physical Activity And Obesity

Thu, 09 May 2013

World Health Organisation

This is one of the 53 country profiles covering developments in nutrition, physical activity and obesity in the WHO European Region. This profile illustrates the statistical analysis of the increasing obesity problem that we are facing in the United Kingdom. It contains statistics ranging from nutritional...

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.

Making The Case For Physical Activity

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.

Economic Costs Of Physical Activity

Sat, 09 Mar 2013

British Heart Foundation

The purpose of this document is to provide physical activity practitioners, commissioners and policy makers with the key facts to help them build an economic argument for the need to decrease levels of physical inactivity within the population.

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....

Health, Social Care And Lifestyles

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...

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

A Vision For Sport In Wales

Wed, 15 Feb 2012

Sport Wales

This vision spurs Sport Wales' motivation and commitment to delivering the very best for Welsh sport.

This review provides an overview of the identifed published national policy documents on promoting physical activity in the 27 EU Member States.

Fair Society, Healthy Lives

Tue, 23 Feb 2010

The Marmot Review

A strategic review of health inequalities in England post-2010.

The Department of Health (DH) asked the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE or the Institute) to produce public health guidance on the promotion and creation of physical environments that support increased levels of physical activity.

Review Of National Sport Effort And Resources

Wed, 23 Mar 2005

Patrick Carter

This report examines the existing effort and resources that go into sport in England, the effectiveness of deployment, and the potential for improvements and/or increased resources – so that everyone has opportunities to participate.