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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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What uniforms would assist adolescent girls and women feel comfortable and confident in if they were an umpire/referee/official
Sport uniforms play a key role to encourage active girls to continue playing sport and some inactive girls to begin playing sport. It is unclear if uniforms could also be a barrier for adolescent girls (aged 15+) and women when...
2023 Victoria University
National sports injury data dictionary
The National sports injury data dictionary is part of the implementation of the national sports injury data strategy. This will support the collection of standard data elements to create a strong national sports injury data asset.
2023 Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
Building bridges across the gender divide: Mobilizing male allyship in sport coaching
This project seeks to contribute to engaging men as allies within sport coaching through exploring their knowledge and understanding of gender and diversity responsive coaching and associated practices.
2023 Deakin University
Influence of post-exercise hot water immersion heat acclimation onm endurance and neuromuscular performance in female athletes
The primary objective of the project is to determine the time frame and magnitude of heat acclimation in female athletes using post-exercise hot water immersion, a method demonstrated to be effective in males (11-13). The second objective is to determine...
2023 University of Canberra Research Institute for Sport and Exercise
Developing Coaches
In our sport (volleyball) we are always short of coaches, and many who do coach have limited understanding of the game and/or athlete development. In this action research project we are hoping to intentionally grow the quality and quantity of...
2023 Griffith Institute For Educational Research
Empowering coaches with practical strategies to identify and support athlete mental health
The Problem – How might HP coaches better identify, manage and support athlete mental health and wellbeing in their DTEs? The Research – Practical strategies and guidelines for HP coaches to better identify, manage and support athlete mental health and...
2023 University of Technology Sydney
Building an Online Statistics Learning Platform for Sport Scientists
The objectives of this project are to: 1. Curate, clean, and prepare documentation for a repository of canonical, sport science specific datasets that can be used for sports data science educational purposes. 2. Create AIS best practice guidelines and self-paced,...
2023 La Trobe University
Being the “significant other:” a qualitative exploration of the role of partners and parents of elite athletes in providing support across their playing career and beyond
This project aims to find out what the experiences of being a partner or a parent of a retired elite athlete is, how they have supported their partner or child during their career and into retirement, what challenges are associated...
2023 Flinders University
The Value of You Can Be What You Can See Report
To quantify the opportunity of investing into the visibility of women’s elite sport, the Victorian Government’s Office for Women in Sport and Recreation (OWSR) commissioned a study delivered by Gemba in 2023. This analysis forms part of the Change Our...
2023 Office for Women in Sport and Recreation
Shaping attitudes: Exposure to women coaches and officials influences children and parent perceptions
The aims of this project were to investigate: 1. Existing attitudes: towards women as coaches and officials 2. Factors influencing attitudes: towards women as coaches and officials 3. Differences in attitudes: towards women as coaches and officials between children and...
2023 Victoria 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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