2013 Archived News

Example of where to invest for facility development - 11 December 2013

Sport and Recreation Spatial provides a national geographical information system (GIS) for presenting spatial data relevant to all levels of the sport and recreation sector. Read more »

Health benefits of sport participation for adults - 10 December 2013

A systematic review of the psychological andsocial benefits of participation in sport for adults: informing development of a conceptual model of health through sport. Read more »

SSA - Evidence Based Planning - 19 November 2013

Data analysis to inform growth in sport participation in Victoria VicHealth, SRV, VicSport. Read more »

Demonstration of benefits - Sport and Recreation Spatial

The attached presentation provides some background information on Sport and Recreation Spatial as well as details of the data integrated, and the functionality, and benefits of using Sport and Recreation Spatial for planning within the sport and recreation sector. Read more »

Health data now available - 31 October 2013

Health data has now been mapped. This includes overweight and obesity rates as well as rates of people meeting the physical activity guidelines. Read more »

New sport participation demonstration video - 30 August 2013

This video demonstration provides an example of how sport participation levels and trends can be explored. Read more »

Health benefits of sport participation - 17 August 2013

A systematic review of the psychological andsocial benefits of participation in sport forchildren and adolescents: informing developmentof a conceptual model of health through sport. Read more »

Concept Map - 8 August 2013

This concept map provides a summary of the key areas, the development, outputs and approaches that Sport and Recreation Spatial is taking to provide evidence to inform policy and program development for the sport and recreation sector. Read more »

Sport and PA for CALD populations - 18 June 2013

Culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD)migrants face significant health risks as they adapt to new cultures. These risks are exacerbated by their limited participation in preventative behaviours such as sports and physical activity. Read more »

Congratulations to progamming team winning State Technology Award - 17 June 2013

CeCC project wins state technology award.CeCC's Visualising Victoria's Groundwater (VVG) is an exciting initiative using interoperable technologies to combine and manage natural resources data. VVG utilises new technologies and high speed broadband capabilities to capture, aggregate and spatially depict Victoria's groundwater systems for public access and sustainable development and management. Read more »

Presentation to Australian Sports Commission - 31 May 2013

Staff are presenting and demonstrating the project and GIS system to managers at the Australian Sports Commission - Monday 6th June

Understanding adolescent female participation in sport - 18 April 2013

The physical and psychological benefits of physical activity (PA) are well known, yet despite this many people do not meet the recommended levels of PA. Read more »

Project highlighted in LANDMARK Spatial Magazine - 18 April 2013

Open the attached (by either clicking on this headline or by clicking the 'Read more' link below) to download issue 46 of the LANDMARK magazine (April 2013). Read more »

Family support and ease of access- key drivers in club participation - 18 April 2013

Family support and ease of access linksocio-economic status and sports club membershipin adolescent girls: a mediation study. Read more »

How to use video - 21 March 2013

If you're interested in watching some videos to learn how to use the 'Maps' section of our website, follow the 'Read more' link. Read more »

Improved health benefits for sports club participants - 20 March 2013

Researchers at the University of Ballarat are uncovering the health and well being benefits ofphysical activity for those that participate inclub or group sports. Read more »

Adolescent participation in sport and physical activity - 20 March 2013

The physical and psychological benefits of physical activity (PA) are well known, yet despite this many people do not meet therecommended levels of PA. Recently, adolescent girls have come under the spotlight; there has been a noticeably sharp reduction in PAfor teenage girls as they transition fromprimary school into secondary school, and again, as they enter into the final two years of secondary school. Read more »

Health benefits of club sport - 4 February 2013

Strategies on how to get female adolescents participating in club sport - 24 January 2013

This sports club workbook is designed to assist clubs to engage, re-engage and maintainadolescent females in sport. The workbook has been developed as part of the Triple G: Girls Get Going program which aims to develop a co-operative link between school physical education curriculum and community sports clubs and YMCA centres. Read more »

Sport and Recreation Spatial summary - 22 January 2013

Sport and Recreation Spatial provides a national geographic information system (GIS)for presenting spatial data relevant to all levels of the sport and recreation sector.This resource provides the sport and recreation sector with a vital tool to facilitateresearch, strategic planning, and development of participation programs and facilities. Read more »