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The Register of Sport Research (Register) lists planned, current and completed Australian sport research.

It provides an opportunity for those commissioning or completing research to share project details with the sector, and for the sector to search for emerging research to help expand the evidence base for sport.

Research projects included are not representative views or endorsements of the Clearinghouse’s partner agencies.

Please note the Register is in BETA development. New projects and elements are still being included.


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Title Year Commenced Organisation name
Her Sport Her Way Grant Program evaluation
This study aims to evaluate the impact of the NSW Government Office of Sport's Her Sport Her Way grant program on funded organisations and understand how this targeted gender-specific funding program influences the capability of the sport sector. This mixed...
2019 The University of Sydney
Participation and retention in sport for girls and women
More than 5,000 females who participated either in community club gymnastics or football (soccer) around Australia from 2019 to 2021 were tracked. About half the survey respondents had stopped participating, and the other half were still involved with their sport....
2019 Victoria University
Reconfiguring the ‘playing field’ on and off the pitch - women’s professional sport in Australia
The aims of this project are: - To investigate emerging models of professional team sport for women in Australia - To develop an empirically derived, values-based model of organising and managing professional sport that acknowledges the legitimacy of women’s teams...
2019 RMIT University
Sports injury in Australia
This publication describes the people injured, the types of injuries they sustained, and the sports they were playing. The impact of COVID-19 restrictions on admissions after March 2020 is explored. Sports participation and rates of injury are discussed.
2019 Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
Active Lives
The Active Lives study found that South Australians who accumulated the 150+ minutes of physical activity per week: - reported better overall health, - required fewer health services, - enjoyed better mental health, - maintained stronger social connections and, -...
2019 Population Health Surveys Prevention and Population Health Branch, Government of South Australia
Informal Sport as a Health and Social Resource
This project examines the social, health and economic benefits that informal sport provides within diverse communities. It aims to enhance understanding of informal sport in ways that can inform future planning and provision across all tiers of government, sport and...
2019 Monash University
What attracts and retains women with disability as employees in sport
To identify insights from women with disability on barriers, contributors, and good practice strategies organisations implement that effect these women’s recruitment, retention and potential progression to leadership roles in the sport and recreation industry.
2019 Victoria University
Community Impact of Football in New South Wales
Football NSW and Northern NSW Football have again partnered with the well respected and experienced management consultancy Sport Business Partners (SBP) to research the broader economic, health and social benefits of football. This study builds on the findings from the...
2018 Football NSW
When in doubt, it's not out! leg-before-wicket (LBW) decision-making of elite-level cricket umpires.
To explore the LBW decision-making processes of elite-level cricket umpires.
2018 University of Southern Queensland / Queensland University of Technology
Economic value of community club-based sport in Australia
The aim of this study is to develop a valid model that will provide an economic estimate (i.e. Australian dollar value) of social benefits associated with the provision of, and participation in, club-based community sport to Australian society.
2017 Griffith Business School, Griffith University

The Register is part of activating the National Sport Research Agenda, and enabling a more coordinated and aligned sport research effort for sporting organisations, academics, researchers, research funding bodies, and governments across Australia.

If you have any questions about the Register of Sport Research or adding a research project please contact the Clearinghouse team.

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