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…
Voting with their feet: use of recreation sites on public conservation land and waters by New ZealandersVoting with Their Feet describes New Zealanders patterns of visitation to Public Conservation Land & Waters at a national and regional level. It uses infographics to indicate the regions that visitors come from, and to... Read more
Push Play Neighbourhood Project Toolkit: A Community Development Approach to Getting Communities Active and Establishing Neighbourhood CollectivesThis toolkit was developed in 2009 in order to give a broad overview of the Push Play Neighbourhood (PPN) project in the Rodney District including challenges, major lessons learnt and the benefits to this model. This toolkit will be useful for... 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...