A research library of key reports on the sports and physical activity sector from a variety of sources.
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Thu, 17 Dec 2020
New research shows that UK public sector health and fitness is on track for recovery, but operators face shifts in their member profile
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.
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...
Sun, 09 Oct 2011
This report's primary purpose is to illustrate how the low-cost gym sector is emerging internationally. The report draws on some of the strategic analysis from my 2010 UK Low-Cost Gym Sector Report because it remains vital that readers comprehend what is driving this trend.
Tue, 23 Aug 2011
This briefing provides details of the performance information available from APSE's performance networks service looking at performance indicators and current policy issues for councils who deliver sports and manage leisure facilities.
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.