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Measuring an Olympic and Paralympic Effect on Sport Participation


An Olympic and Paralympic effect on sport participation has never been robustly measured. 1- Is it possible to find out whether Olympic and Paralympic Games have caused sport participation changes? 2- Can national surveys tell us if sport participation changes are due to the Games? 3- Can thinking about what might have happened without the Games help us to find out if there has been a Games effect on participation?


Author(s)Professor Mike Weed
Dr Dikaia Chatziefstathiou
Miss Suzanne Dowse
Dr Louise Mansfield
Dr Ian Wellard
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Resource typeResearch pack
ThemeThe Olympics Gender and Widening ParticipationThe Olympics Impact and legacy,
KeywordsHLST, LL2012, London 2012, Olympics, Olympic Games, Paralympics, Paralympic Games, Learning Legacies, JISC, HEA, HLSTOER, sport, leisure, tourism, hospitality, Canterbury Christ Church University, SPEAR, measurement, participation, involvement, Sport England, Department of Health, DoH, physical activity, impact, can:22/07/2011:x0002
Date created2011
RADAR Collection2012 Legacies for Learning
LicenceCreative Commons Licence
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 2.0 UK: England and Wales License, except where otherwise noted within the resource.

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