A research library of key reports on the sports and physical activity sector from a variety of sources.
Displaying 1 to 15 of 15
Thu, 09 Nov 2017
Sheffield Hallam University
A 'Satellite Account' for Olympic and Paralympic sports, quantifying their economic importance to the UK economy.
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...
Wed, 02 Dec 2015
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.
Tue, 10 Mar 2015
The primary focus of this document is to showcase a commitment to the legacy of the 2012 Olympics, whilst illustrating some of the key economic benefits of sports policy to England through sports devolved policy through primary delivery organisations, including local authorities, Sport England and UK...
Sun, 15 Feb 2015
This Elite Sport Strategy provides the blueprint for a sustained level of achievement at the highest level of sport.
Sat, 10 Jan 2015
UK Sport commissioned the independent research consultancy ComRes to conduct a consultation among its stakeholders at all levels, focusing on the organisation's strategic direction beyond the Rio 2016 investment cycle.
Wed, 26 Feb 2014
The aim of the physical activity strand of the legacy is to have a much more physically active nation.
Mon, 26 Aug 2013
This report presents the latest headline child estimates for the year up to and including March 2013.
Sun, 26 May 2013
The Smith Institute
A survey of teachers, school games organisers and school sport partnerships staff.
Wed, 09 Jan 2013
Sport and Recreation Alliance
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. This research outlines the evidence that exists that shows how more activity can have huge effects...
Sat, 25 Aug 2012
The Economist Intelligence Unit
This report examines the business and economic impact of the London 2012 Olympic Games.
Sat, 14 Jan 2012
A new youth sport strategy.
Sat, 16 Jul 2011
Canterbury Christ Church University
The Department of Health commissioned SPEAR to conduct a worldwide evidence review on sport participation legacies because it wanted to know if it would be worth investing government resources in initiatives designed to use the Olympic and Paralympic Games to increase sport participation to improve people's...
Thu, 23 Dec 2010
This document sets out the Government's plans for the legacy from the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games.
Sport For All And Major Sporting Events: Trends In Sport Participation And The Sydney 2000 Olympic Games, The 2003 Rugby World Cup And The Melbourne 2006 Commonwealth Games
Thu, 26 Feb 2009
University of Technology Sydney
This paper summarises trends in sport participation in the community in relation to the Sydney 2000 Olympic Games, the 2003 Rugby World Cup and the 2006 Commonwealth Games.