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


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Fitbit Research Library

Fri, 10 Feb 2017

Fitbit

Fitbit has created its own database with its research partner Fitabase made up of 164 published studies which mention using Fitbit wearables. The Fitabase Research Library is designed to be a public one stop-shop resource for published and peer-reviewed studies using Fitbit technology.

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.

Sport And Sports Betting Integrity Action Plan

Wed, 25 Jan 2017

Sports Betting Integrity Forum

The Sport and Sports Betting Integrity Action Plan was published in September 2015. It outlines Britain's approach to addressing risks to the integrity of sport and sports betting.

Physical Inactivity Costs to CCGs

Fri, 09 Dec 2016

Public Health England

An analysis of the Global Burden of Diseases, Injuries and Risk Factors Study found physical inactivity and low physical activity to be among the ten most important risk factors in England. 1 It is estimated that physical inactivity contributes to almost one in ten premature deaths (based on life expectancy...

Sport Management Issues In An Era Of Austerity

Thu, 01 Dec 2016

European Sport Management Quarterly

This article provides insights on the impacts of austerity policy through an examination of the experiences of two different countries and sport organisations.

This report sets out an exciting new vision for how child health information can support both parents and professionals in providing the highest quality care for children and young people.

This document sets out the details of the programme, funding process and the journey to deliver a new sustainable model for grassroots football hubs nationwide.

Wheelchair Sport And Physical Activity Survey 2016

Tue, 25 Oct 2016

British Wheelchair Sport

This report sets out the findings from the inaugural WheelPower sport and physical activity survey Talk About Taking Part.

Bridging The Gap

Mon, 24 Oct 2016

Sported

The Bridging the Gap project was undertaken to look at how to best support community organisations using sport and physical activity to change the lives of young people in some of England's most deprived communities.

A Code For Sports Governance

Thu, 22 Sep 2016

UK Sport, Sport England

The Sport England and UK Sport Code of Sports Governance. It is a mandatory set of Requirements for those organisations seeking public funding, as required by the Government in its 2015 strategy Sporting Future.

A Report By The All-Party Parliamentary Group On A Fit And Healthy Childhood

Sat, 10 Sep 2016

All Party Parliamentary Commission

This report is a reflection of the work required to recognise the vital importance of physical education to health and to create the environment that will reverse the strong recent trend of reduced physical activity

Educational Backgrounds Of Olympic Medallists

Mon, 22 Aug 2016

The Sutton Trust

A new generation of comprehensive educated Olympic medallists – including Laura Trott and Mo Farah – is challenging the traditional dominance of independent schools in elite sports. However, Team GB's top Olympians are still four times more likely to have been privately educated than the...

Childhood Obesity: A Plan For Action

Sat, 13 Aug 2016

HM Government

The Government's action plan to reduce England's rate of childhood obesity within the next ten years.

Getting Every Adult Active Every Day

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....

The Rise Of The Activity Sector

Sun, 22 May 2016

UK Active

A report from UK Active into the size and impact of the physical activity sector in the UK

Working Together To Promote Active Travel

Sat, 21 May 2016

Public Health England

This briefing looks at the impact of current transport systems and sets out the many benefits of increasing physical activity through active travel.

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

Towards An Active Nation

Sat, 26 Mar 2016

Sport England

Sport England's strategy 2016-2021.

A Satellite Account For Golf In The UK

Thu, 24 Mar 2016

Sheffield Hallam University

The Sport Industry Research Centre (SIRC) at Sheffield Hallam University produced a 'Satellite Account' for golf in order to derive an authoritative assessment of the sport's economic value to the UK economy for the year 2014.

This report was prepared by a Working Group of the All-Party Group. It is a reflection of the work required to recognise the vital importance of physical education to health and to create the environment that will reverse the strong recent trend of reduced physical activity.

Facilities For Future Generations

Mon, 14 Mar 2016

Sport Wales

A blueprint for sport and active recreation in Wales.

Youth Sport Trust Strategic Plan 2013-2018

Thu, 14 Jan 2016

Youth Sport Trust

The Youth Sport Trust's Strategic Plan sets the direction and priorities for the organisation over the five year period 2013-2018.

This new strategy for sport and physical activity moves beyond merely looking at how many people take part. It will consider what people get out of participating and what more can be done to make a physically active life truly transformative.

Setting The First Cycling And Walking Investment Strategy

Mon, 14 Dec 2015

Department for Transport

This document outlines, for the first time, the Department for Transport's timetable and approach to developing the various elements required to deliver the first CWIS.

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.

Trophy Women? No More Board Games

Tue, 10 Nov 2015

Women In Sport

The report assesses the number of women in board and executive positions in sport organisations in the UK and provides recommendations on how to increase gender diversity in sport leadership.

UKactive's Blueprint For An Active Britain

Tue, 10 Nov 2015

UK Active

Ahead of the DCMS Sports Strategy launch in December Ukactive launched their Blueprint for an Active Britain at their Annual Summit in November 2015 at the Emirates stadium

Sport For All: Play For Life

Tue, 10 Nov 2015

The Aspen Institute

An American document by The Aspen Institute where they envision an America in which all children have the opportunity to be active through sports.

Physical Activity In The Early Years

Mon, 02 Nov 2015

British Heart Foundation, Loughborough University

The purpose of this evidence briefing is to provide an overview of the evidence relating to the early years (from birth to five years) and physical activity to help commissioners, policy makers and practitioners influence work in the field.

The West of England Sport Trust (Wesport)1 wishes to assess the economic impact of
the sports sector in the West of England2. This work has been undertaken by the Department of
Accounting, Economics and Finance, within the Faculty of Business and Law, at the University of the
West of England (UWE, Bristol)....


A report prepared by Dr Steven Bradbury (Loughborough University) on behalf of the Sports People's Think Tank.

A briefing for head teachers, college principals, staff working in education settings, directors of public health and wider partners.

Triennial reviews are part of the government's public bodies reform programme providing a robust challenge to the continuing need for non-departmental public bodies (NDPBs) and reviewing their functions, performance, control and governance arrangements. This is the first triennial review of UK Sport...

School Games Indicator 2014/15

Mon, 14 Sep 2015

DCMS

This statistical release presents the cost per participant of the School Games. More specifically, it derives the average public sector cost per eligible student at schools participating in the School Games for the 2014/15 academic year.

This consultation highlights ten themes that together capture the headline issues that DCMS want to address.

This document highlights 10 themes on which individuals and organisations are being invited to submit evidence over a 9-week period to help shape this new direction for sports policy

This report gives an overview of the economic impact generated by the sports industry and its contribution to the UK's output from the years 2011 to 2012.

Sports Ground Safety Authority Annual Reports And Accounts 2014/2015

Wed, 01 Jul 2015

Sports Grounds Safety Authority

The Annual Report of the Sports Grounds Safety Authority (SGSA) for 2014/15.

Deloitte Annual Review Of Football Finance - Highlights

Tue, 23 Jun 2015

Sport Business Group

The Sports Business Group at Deloitte provides an in-depth analysis of football's finances.

Fit For The Future

Wed, 10 Jun 2015

Sport and Recreation Alliance

Released shortly after the Conservative Government was installed, this report intends to set the scene across a number of areas where the Sport and Recreation Alliance feel there will be challenges for their members and the sector more widely in the coming years.