Sport and Recreation Knowledge Library
Welcome to the Sport and Recreation Knowledge Library (the Knowledge Library). The Knowledge Library is for all those working or interested in sport and recreation in New Zealand – practitioners, researchers, students, policy makers and planners.
Purpose of the Knowledge Library
The Knowledge Library brings together in one repository New Zealand-based sport and recreation research projects – underway and completed. Read more…
2013/2014 Active New Zealand Survey(Sport NZ)What sports and active recreation do Kiwis do? How often do they do them? Do Kiwi adults belong to clubs to play, take part in events or play casually? Do they get coaching to improve their performance? Do Kiwis volunteer in sport and recreation?... Read more
‘It just makes you feel invincible’: A Foucauldian analysis of children's experiences of organised team sportsThe childhood years are highlighted as a crucial time when ongoing participation in physical activity can be nurtured and maintained. The nurturing of a child’s proclivity to participate in organised sport normally falls into the domain of... Read more
The Effect of Reduced Ankle Dorsiflexion and Ankle Bracing on Lower Extremity Mechanics in Elite Secondary School Netball PlayersRestricted ankle dorsiflexion ROM is associated with common netball injuries such as knee ligament sprain, patellar tendinopathy and patellofemoral pain syndrome. This is thought to be due to compensatory kinematic and kinetic changes elsewhere in... Read more
JOIN THE CLEARINGHOUSE FOR SPORT
The Clearinghouse for Sport website connects sports people with complementary expertise and helps facilitate the exchange of information and knowledge across the sport sector. Membership is free.
The Clearinghouse for Sport complements the Sport and Recreation Knowledge Library by providing an Australasian and international doorway to sport and recreation knowledge.
Tell your sport and recreation story!
You know how valuable your organisation is. This self-help research toolkit can help you tell others…potential and current members, funders, planners and more. It can also help you reflect on what you do, and how to do it better Have a look.
Also find completed case study research on the value of sport and recreation on this website here.
Sport England Director of Property Charles Johnston shares insights into the world of facility planning and development.
Charles Johnston is the Director...