Participation levels and trends

The research activities and outcomes as well as news items are within each of the themes below.

Sport Participation key findings
Sport Participation key findings
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11-08-2017

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Age profiles of sport participants, 2015
Age profiles of sport participants, 2015

Eime, RM., Harvey, JT., Charity, MJ. 2016. Age profiles of sport participants- Victoria 2015. October 2016

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27-11-2016
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Sport Participation Research Summary
Sport Participation Research Summary

Eime, RM., Harvey, JT., Charity, MT. 2016. Sport participation in Victoria, 2015. Research Summary

 

Published
27-11-2016
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Sport Participation Rates, 2015
Sport Participation Rates, 2015

Eime, RM., Harvey, JT., Charity, MJ. 2016. Sport Participation Rates- Victoria 2015. October 2016

Published
27-11-2016
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Patterns of time use in physical activity
Patterns of time use in physical activity

Casey, M., Harvey, J., Telford, A., Eime, R., Mooney, A., Payne, W. (2016) Patterns of time use among regional and rural adolescent girls: Associations with correlates of physical activity and health-related quality of life. Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport. 19. 931-935.

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17-11-2016
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Population levels of sport participation: implications for sport policy
Population levels of sport participation: implications for sport policy

Eime, RM., Harvey, JT., Charity, MJ., Payne, WR. Population levels of sport participation: implications for sport policy. BMC Public Health 16:752

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10-08-2016
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Longitudinal study of participation in sport and physical activity
Longitudinal study of participation in sport and physical activity

Eime, RM., Harvey, JT., Sawyer, NA., Craike, MJ., Symons, CM., Payne, WR. Changes in sport and physical actvity participation for adolescent females: a longitudinal study (2016). BMC Public Health 16:533

Published
11-07-2016
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Bid data gives Australian's a sporting chance
Bid data gives Australian's a sporting chance
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Participation in organised sport- research highlights
Participation in organised sport- research highlights

This research provides a picture of participation in organised community sport in Victoria. 

Published
12-04-2016
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VicHealth Research Practice Fellowship- Final Report
VicHealth Research Practice Fellowship- Final Report

This report integrates the results of a number of separate research studies conducted through the VicHealth Research Practice Fellowship. 

Published
12-04-2016
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Age profiles of sport participants
Age profiles of sport participants

Eime, RM., Harvey, JT., Charity, MJ., Casey, MM., Westerbeek, H., Payne, WR. 2016. Age profiles of sport participants. BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation. 8:6

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15-03-2016
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Active and health ageing through sport
Active and health ageing through sport

van Uffelen JGZ, Jenkin CR, Westerbeek HM, Biddle SJH, Eime RM. Active and Healthy ageing through sport. Report prepared for the Australian Sports Commission. Victoria University, Institute of Sport, Exercise and Active Living (ISEAL), 2015.

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04-02-2016
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Four-year trends in sport participation and retention
Four-year trends in sport participation and retention

Four-year trends in sport participation and retention: the gender differences.

Eime, RM., Harvey, JT., Charity, MJ., Casey, MM., Westerbeek, H., Payne, WR. Winner of best poster - Physical Activity and Health Promotion. ASICS Sports Medicine Australia Conference 2015.

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29-10-2015

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Modified sport programs: children's transition to club sport competition
Modified sport programs: children's transition to club sport competition

Eime, RM., Casey, MM., Harvey, JH., Charity, MJ., Young, JA., Payne, WR. (2015) Participation in modified sports programs: a lontudingal study of children's transition to club sport competition. BMC Public Health. 15:649

Published
15-07-2015
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Sport participation trends
Sport participation trends

This report was commissioned by Sport and Recreation Victoria.

This report integrates the results of four separate research studies, three based on annual Victorian player registration data for five popular sports (Australian Rules Football, Basketball, Cricket, Hockey and Netball) for the period 2010-2012, and the fourth based on national data from the 2010 Exercise, Recreation and Sport Survey (ERASS) commissioned by the Australian Sports Commission.

The four parts of this report are:

  • Part 1. Sport Participation Rates: Victoria 2010-2012
  • Part 2. Sport Participation Age Profiles: Victoria 2010-2012
  • Part 3. Longitudinal Sport Participation Patterns: Victoria 2010-2012
  • Part 4. Contribution of Sport to Physical Activity Levels: Australia 2010
Published
04-06-2015
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Participation in sport and physical activity: associations with socio-economic status and geographical remoteness

Eime, RM., Charity, MJ., Harvey, JT., Payne, WR. (2015). Participation in sport and physical activity: Associations with socio-economic status and geographical location. BMC Public Health.15:43. DOI 10.1186/s12889-015-1796-0

Published
22-05-2015
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Longitudinal analysis of participation patterns

This is an example of longitudinal analysis of participation patterns including retention and drop-out

Published
01-08-2014
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Sport participation trends 2001-2010

Eime, RM., Sawyer, N., Harvey, JT., Casey, MM., Westerbeek, H., Payne, W. 2014. Integrating public health and sport management: Sport participation trends 2001-2010. Sport Management Review. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.smr.2014.05.004

Published
20-06-2014
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Participation: associations with geographical location and socio-economic status
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31-03-2014
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ERASS participation analysis: Indigenous, Disability, CALD
Published
24-01-2013
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Understanding the context of adolescent female participation in sport and physical activity

Eime, R., Harvey, J., Sawyer, N., Craike, M., Polman, R., Symons, C., Payne, W. (2013) Understanding the context of adolescent female participation in sport and physical activity. Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport. 84, 157-166

 

Published
04-12-2012
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Transition in participation in sport and unstructured physical activity for rural living adolescent girls

Eime, R., Payne, W., Casey, M., Harvey, J. (2010) Transition in participation in sport and unstructured physical activity for rural living adolescent girls. Health Education Research. 25. 282-293.

 

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Trends in Organised Sport Membership in Victoria: Impact on Sustainability

Eime, R., Payne, W, Harvey, J. (2009) Trends in Organised Sport Membership in Victoria: Impact on Sustainability. Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport. (12) 123-129.

 

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