A research library of key reports on the sports and physical activity sector from a variety of sources.
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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, 21 Sep 2017
The Coaching Plan for England represents a 'call to action' for everyone in the coaching community in England to modernise how we think about coaching and how we talk about coaching.
Thu, 22 Oct 2015
A report prepared by Dr Steven Bradbury (Loughborough University) on behalf of the Sports People's Think Tank.
Tue, 26 Mar 2013
Sports Coach UK
New research from academics in the UK suggests that the old adage of 'first impressions count' is very much alive and kicking in sport. This article provides a summary of this research and concludes with a few ideas for how coaches can apply the research.
Fri, 15 Dec 2017
Loughborough University was commissioned to undertake a small-scale scoping study in order to examine the future possibilities for more broadly examining the impact of the school-based programmes on individual participants and on schools more widely utilising data that is routinely collated by schools....
Thu, 27 Nov 2014
Sports People's Think Tank
A report and recommendations from the Sports People's Think Tank in association with the Fare network and Loughborough University.
Mon, 09 Apr 2018
The objective of this research is to share insights (best practices) and strategies with other organisations that may struggle to engage and support girls in sport
Fri, 09 Nov 2012
Just a few generations ago, physical activity was an integral part of daily life. In the name of progress, we've now chipped away at it so thoroughly that physical inactivity actually seems normal. The economic costs are unacceptable, the human costs are unforgiveable. Designed to Move is a framework...
Mon, 15 Feb 2010
The purpose of this strategy is to state Sport Wales' aspirations and set the direction for coaching in Wales for 2010-2016. This strategy also provides a framework for the delivery of actions relating to coaching in both the One Wales agreement and Creating an Active Wales
Mon, 26 Feb 2018
New research reveals that the majority of children's sports coaches are unqualified and underpaid.
A Summary Report Investigating The Level Of Duty Of Care Understanding In Community Sport Settings In The UK
Fri, 05 Jan 2018
The Sports Think Tank
The review follows the Duty of Care in Sport report (April, 2017) led by Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson DBE, DL which sets out clear recommendations that aim to look after the people at the very heart of the sector – the people who take part and volunteer.