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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
2022 WA Sport Industry Remuneration and Benefits Report
A study of employee demographics, remuneration and benefits within the sport industry of Western Australia.
2022 SportWest
Value and benefits of organised sport research
The Australian Sports Commission’s research team recently spoke to a broad range of Australian adults from all walks of life about their relationship with sport. We wanted to learn more about what Australians value in sport; how sport makes us...
2022 Australian Sports Commission
Protocol for national mental health guidelines for community sport in Australia
Organised sports are the most common settings for sports participation. Despite a range of documented benefits from participation, these positive outcomes are not always guaranteed. Emotional distress from pressure and injuries can mean some participants experience negative outcomes. To ensure...
2022 Global Alliance for Mental Health and Sport, School of Psychology, University of Wollongong
Gendered Online Harassment in Women’s Sport Survey
The research aims to examine the experience, impact and potential solutions to gendered online harassment experiences of professional and elite women’s sports athletes across Australia. The methods are an anonymous survey and semi-structured interviews. The expected outcomes are: a report...
2022 Deakin University
Women and girls' participation in male-dominated sports
Research aim: To gain an understanding of women and girls’ participation and experiences in traditionally male-dominated sports.
2022 PASI (Physical Activity & Sport Insights)
Community Perceptions Monitor 2021
The Community Perceptions Monitor (CPM) is a monthly online survey of the general community about sport and physical activity in Australia. The CPM was first conducted in July 2019 (baseline research) and has since been conducted on a monthly basis...
2021 Australian Sports Commission
More than a game. What do children and young people think about sport?
This report focuses on children and young people’s perceptions and experiences of organised sport in South Australia. Based on over 1,500 responses to an online survey in 2021, it complements the Commissioner's wider engagement with South Australian children and young...
2021 Commissioner for Children and Young People, South Australia
Sleep and Mental Health in Current and Former Athletes
This project is focused on investigating the prevalence and severity of sleep and mental health problems in current and former athletes. The project involves three studies: 1) large-scale survey screening for sleep and mental health issues in current and former...
2021 Flinders University
Examining How Passion Impacts Sport Board Functioning
Passion is a key feature of the sport industry that can manifest positively or negatively amongst sport directors. There has been limited research on how passion can be managed on boards. The purpose of this study was to examine the...
2021 Sport Management Program, Deakin University
Elevating Coach Education: A Methodological Knowledge Translation Process for Addressing Low Energy Availability and Relative Energy Deficiency in Sport
Endurance athletes such as swimmers are at high risk of low energy availability and the serious consequences of Relative Energy Deficiency in Sport. Swim coaches are key stakeholders who can moderate these risks, however little research has been undertaken to...
2021 Griffith University/ Swimming Australia

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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