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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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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
Concussion and Brain Health Project
We are recruiting retired elite, NON-contact/collision sport athletes with NO history of concussions for a large brain health study. This is a world-leading study that has the potential to have a huge impact on future generations. This study is aiming...
2021 Australian Institute of Sport
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
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 future of sport volunteering
The sport ecosystem is diverse with organisations from national, state and club sport and across all levels of government all with vested interests in sport volunteering. Together they drive greater participation, awareness and capability in sport. To consider this position,...
2021 Australian Sports Commission
Headpulse Biometric Measures Following Concussion in Young Adult Athletes
To characterize temporal changes of headpulse, a digital biometric, in athletes with sports-related concussion; to explore the association of unstructured physical activity with headpulse changes.
2021 University of South Australia
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
What drives quality physical education?
To determine the effects of learning interventions aimed at optimising the quality of physical education (PE) on psychomotor, cognitive, affective and social learning outcomes in children and adolescents.
2021 Macquarie University
National sports injury data strategy
The strategy outlines the plan to improve the understanding of sports injuries in Australia by leveraging existing data sources, building a framework to strengthen collection methods and standards, and ultimately creating a national sports injury data asset.
2021 Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
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

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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