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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
Wearable sensor informed activity workloads in elite women's water polo
To use inertial measurement units and machine learning techniques to classify and quantify common upper limb movements in elite womens water polo
2020 Queensland Academy of Sport
Future Proofing Community Sport & Recreation Facilities: a roadmap for climate change management for the sport and recreation facilities sector
This roadmap has been designed to support all the incredible people who care to share their time for sport and recreation, to those who deliver opportunities for all to play, and to those who want to protect all the good...
2020 Sports Environment Alliance
Sports Industry Economic Analysis: Exploring the size and growth potential of the Sport Industry in Australia
The key objective of this phase of work is to support the potential development of the Sports Industry Growth Plan through economic analysis, which should examine the Sports Industry and determine its: ■ Competitive strengths; ■ Growth potential; ■ Linkages...
2019 KPMG
Preparing ACTAS athletes for training and competing in challenging environments
The primary purpose of this project is to support ACTAS athlete preparations for competitions in challenging environmental conditions by providing access to the UCRISE state-of-the-art environmental chamber for purposes of acclimation training. The secondary purpose is to provide ACTAS staff...
2019 University of Canberra Research Institute for Sport and Exercise
Drivers of Participation - full report
Sport Australia engaged Nielsen Sports to identify, and achieve consensus around, the drivers and barriers for sport participation. The desired outcome would be to enhance sports’ participation strategies and improve the coalescence of stakeholders (sporting organisations and governments) around participation...
2019 Australian Sports Commission
A cross-sector approach to encourage women as leaders in male-dominated sectors
An intervention project aimed to work beyond sector silos and bring leaders from three male-dominated sectors (sport, trade and surgery) together to gain insights into challenges women encounter and learn about global good practices to attract and retain women as...
2019 Victoria University
Understanding coaching behaviours and the role of remote coaching technologies in Para Sport
This program of work will begin to address the limited empirical research in Para Sport, looking at coaching behaviours across a range of Para coaching contexts (i.e., sport, training location and/or variation in athlete impairment). Furthermore, given some of the...
2019 Queensland University of Technology
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
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
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

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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