A research library of key reports on the sports and physical activity sector from a variety of sources.
Displaying 1 to 40 of 215
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.
Sat, 10 Jan 2015
Youth Sport Trust
This report sets out the findings from the inaugural Youth Sport Trust National PE, School Sport and Physical Activity Survey carried out over a six week period in June and July 2014.
Sat, 16 Sep 2017
International Journal of Workplace Health Management
This paper seeks to understand how workplaces most effectively promote physical activity for the benefit of public health.
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.
Wed, 17 Oct 2018
We've developed a plan to give the more than 400,000 people who work in the sport and physical activity sector in England – and the people they help get active – the best possible support.
Working in an Active Nation has two main objectives.
Support the workforce to become more customer...
Wed, 13 Sep 2017
Women In Sport
Women in Sport have undertaken a research project to help further understand women's motivations and barriers to taking part in parkrun and wider running activity.
Tue, 15 Jul 2014
House of Commons
This is an inquiry into the barriers to women's participation in sport and how to overcome these. The Committee collected evidence from the key organisations and individuals who are involved in women's sport to promote this issue.
Wed, 23 Sep 2020
Sport England commissioned the Sport Industry Research Centre at Sheffield Hallam University to calculate the social impact and the economic importance of sport and physical activity in England.
Every £1 spent on community sport and physical activity generates nearly £4 for the English economy...
Thu, 12 Jul 2018
Sport and Recreation Alliance
We conducted research to reflect how the existing sport and recreation system for children and young people has operated in the recent political landscape and have concluded that:
- The system is excessively complex, and lacks a clear, common purpose;
- Varying definitions of children and young people creates...
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.
Wed, 14 Oct 2015
A briefing for head teachers, college principals, staff working in education settings, directors of public health and wider partners.
Thu, 21 Sep 2017
Sport England's vision is as relevant for volunteers as for those taking part. They want everyone in England regardless of age, background or level of ability to feel able to engage in sport and physical activity.
Mon, 17 Feb 2014
European Sport Management Quarterly
This article sparks the debate over value co-creation in the context of sport management, to develop better theories, and to provide guidance for sport managers for the design of value creation as a collaborative relational and dynamic process between multiple actors.
Thu, 22 Apr 2010
Sport England has commissioned a series of robust quantitative models aimed at better understanding the factors which account for variations in sports participation, and thereby identify the levers most amenable to public policy intervention.
Tue, 10 Sep 2013
English Federation of Disability Sport
The study seeks to understand what motivates disabled people in their everyday lives and how this relates to sport or exercise.
Tue, 10 Nov 2015
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
Sun, 17 Sep 2017
The Sports Integrity Index is based upon robust polling with 2,110 members of the British general public representative for age, gender and region, conducted in June 2017 by Populus. The calculation of integrity was based on the perceived likelihood of the professional sport being implicated in one of...
Fri, 10 Jul 2015
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.
Mon, 27 Jan 2014
This report shows the rising issue of physical inactivity across the UK.
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.
Mon, 14 Sep 2015
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...
Sat, 26 Mar 2016
Sport England's strategy 2016-2021.
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.
Thu, 22 Mar 2018
Sport New Zealand
This report presents the findings of a programme of research undertaken to confirm the value of sport and active recreation to New Zealand and New Zealanders
Fri, 13 Jun 2014
This strategy seeks to harness the energy, enthusiasm and commitment of all those individuals and organisations who wish to play their part in raising our game and building an even brighter future for golf in England.
Fri, 09 Sep 2011
Birkbeck Sport Business Centre
This report examines governance in the voluntary sports sector, focusing on NGBs in the UK. The report seeks to understand a variety of board-specific issues including board structure, roles and responsibilities; board development; risk management and legal compliance; and board involvement in strategy....
Wed, 27 Nov 2013
Sports Coach UK
A research report produced for Sports Coach UK by Loughborough University.
Sat, 10 Nov 2018
APPG - Fit & Healthy Childhood
Since 1975 worldwide obesity has tripled. World Health Organisation (WHO) figures show that in 2016 around 41 million children under the age of 5 and over 340 million children and adolescents aged 5-19 were with overweight or obesity: http://www.who.int/en/news-room/fact-sheets/detail/obesity-and-overweight...
Sun, 22 May 2016
A report from UK Active into the size and impact of the physical activity sector in the UK
Wed, 26 Feb 2014
The aim of the physical activity strand of the legacy is to have a much more physically active nation.
Thu, 27 Jan 2011
This research explores the extent to which major sporting events have the potential to inspire people – whether spectators or TV viewers ‐ to participate in sport or recreational activity more frequently than they do normally.
Sun, 27 Apr 2014
The economic cost of physical inactivity in young people.
Tue, 09 Oct 2012
Street Games' press release refers to the details of its report produced in 2012, 'The Inactive Time Bomb'. This short document illustrates the scale of the physical inactivity problem with a number of statistics taken from the main report. It also includes a number of testimonials from key figures in...
Fri, 28 Jun 2013
Sheffield Hallam University
The purpose of this research is to provide evidence of the value of sport on graduate employability.
Thu, 26 Sep 2013
The Smith Institute
This publication brings together the views of a highly respected group of people with expertise gained from years of experience in researching, organising, planning and delivering sport and physical activity.
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.
Fri, 10 Oct 2014
This October report looks at following barriers to football development: England lags behind in the quantity and quality of affordable grassroots facilities; Coaching and coach development, in clubs and at grassroots, have not yet reached a satisfactory level and impact.
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...
Thu, 09 Nov 2017
Sheffield Hallam University
A 'Satellite Account' for Olympic and Paralympic sports, quantifying their economic importance to the UK economy.
Sat, 21 Mar 2015
This summary report by EY presents the estimated economic contribution of the Premier League in the 2013/14 season.