and Sport Resources
Questions on Sport and Social Exclusion were asked in the Northern
Ireland Life and Times Survey in 2013.
Questions relating to sport and community relations were asked in the Northern
Ireland Life and Times Survey in 2013 and 2014.
on Leisure Time and Sport were asked in the Northern
Ireland Life and Times Survey in 2009.
on leisure and play were asked of 16 olds in the Young
Life and Times Survey in 2007 and 2010.
Questions on sport
were asked of Primary 7 children in the Kids'
Life and Times Survey in 2010.
at 16 (Research Update 71), by Jacqueline O'Loughlin, Brenda Stevenson
and Dirk Schubotz, is based on data from the 2010 Young Life and Times
up and Go! (Research
Update 70), by Katie Liston and Paula Devine, uses data from the 2009
Life and Times Survey.
and Physical Activity (Men in Northern Ireland, 6), is based on
2009 Life and Times data.
Activity and Interaction in Northern Ireland (Research Update
10) by Brendan Murtagh is based on 2000 Life and Times data.
- Data on Leisure
Time and Sport for the Republic of Ireland and for Britain (fielded
in 2007) are available on Surveys Online (SOL).
is the lead agency for developing sport in Northern Ireland.
- The Public
Health Agency website includes publications relating to physical
- The Sport
and Exercise Sciences Research Institute within the University
of Ulster Sports Academy carries out research on physical activity
and health, social science and sport, and sports science.
- The European
Union (EU) is actively aiming to promote sport and physical activity
at the policy level – to improve health and physical wellbeing, to
boost social cohesion and for its educational value. In 2009, the
focused on physical activity and sport across the 27 EU countries.