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Other Useful Research

Welcome to the Sport Northern Ireland Research Library. 


This section contains research documents, reports, studies and surveys relating to sports issues.

For further information contact:

Paul Donnelly - Policy Planning and Research Manager

Tel: 028 9038 3870

Email: [email protected]

The following research publications are available for download in
adobe acrobat format (.pdf)

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Sport and Regeneration

Overcoming Disadvantage

pdf 243 KB

Tackling Disadvantage

pdf 325 KB

Improving the prospects of people living in areas of multiple deprivation in England

pdf 565 KB

Child and Family Poverty in Northern Ireland

pdf 1.78 MB
The Role of Sport in Regenerating Deprived Areas
pdf 288 KB
Research Report - Joint Working in Sport and Neighbourhood Renewal
pdf 570 KB

Sport-in-Development: A Monitoring and Evaluation Manual

pdf 257 KB
Sport and Young People
An Evaluation of Youth Sport in Northern Ireland
pdf 2.26 MB
An Evaluation of Youth Sport in Northern Ireland - Partner Agencies Report
pdf 1.03 MB
An Evaluation of Youth Sport in Northern Ireland - Head Teachers Report
pdf 960 KB
Children's Rights in Northern Ireland
pdf 1.56 MB
Sports Update - Active Young People in Wales
pdf 2.16 MB
The Nature of Youth Work in Northern Ireland: Purpose, Contribution and Challenges
pdf 96 KB
Sport and Education
Lifelong Learning Through Sport Project
pdf 1.63 MB
Realising the Potential of Cultural Services - The Case for Libraries
pdf 116 KB
Sport and Disability
Disability Survey 2000 - Young People with a Disability & Sport
pdf 200 KB

Sport and People with a Disability: Aiming at Social Inclusion

pdf 337 KB
Sport and Health
Forecasting Obesity to 2010
pdf 365 KB
Health Promotion Agency - Research and Evaluation Review 2002-2003
pdf 165 KB
Women in Sport
Women in Sport Leadership: Summary Report
pdf 168 KB
Women in Sports Leadership - Research Report Summary 2005
pdf 2.10 MB
Sport and Participation
Barriers to Participation: A review of why specific communities in Northern Ireland do not use the countryside for recreation  

Driving Up Participation: The Challenge for Sport

pdf 2.32 MB
Getting Australia Active
pdf 1.25 MB
Understanding Participation in Sport: What Determines Sports Participation Among 15-19 Year Old Women?
pdf 204 KB
Understanding Participation in Sport: What Determines Sports Participation Among Recently Retired People?
pdf 120 KB

Yorkshire and Humber Sport and Physical Activity Participation Survey

pdf 829 KB
Promoting Physical Activity with Older People
pdf 605 KB
Sport and the Community
Age Concern NI - Community Sports Development Inititative pdf 4.61 MB
Derry City Council - Fit Futures, Yoga for Schools Programme pdf 4.51 MB
Castlereagh Borough Council, Greater Village Regeneration Trust and Lower Ormeau Residents' Action Group - Older and Active Programme pdf 2.6 MB  
Strabane District Council -Melvin Community Sport Programme pdf 2.3 MB  
Youth Sport Omagh - Community Sport Programme pdf 2.11 MB
Lisburn Active Lives Report pdf 182 KB  
Evaluation of Community Sports Development Initiative pdf 356 KB  
Sport in Our Community Investment Programme Report pdf 770 KB  
Audit of the Use and Potential Use of Sport by Non-Sports Specific Community and Voluntary Groups
pdf 2 MB
Community Sport Programme Adult Participant Survey
pdf 130 KB
DSD - Evaluation of 'Partners for Change' - Executive Summary
pdf 129 KB

Social Capital and the Cultural Sector - Literature Review

pdf 376 KB

Mapping Social Capital: A Model for Investment

pdf 174 KB

Community Sport Programme Participant Survey - Phase II Report

pdf 407 KB

Sport and Community Development: A Manual

pdf 257 KB

The Social Benefits of Sport: An Overview to Inform the Community Planning Process

pdf 188 KB

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