Updates will be provided every three months on research articles, industry announcements and industry reports relating to eight key focus areas on women in sport.

We also showcase our researchers with expertise in these topic areas.

Advancing leaders

Insights identifying and embedding policies, strategies and programs to advance girls and women in leadership roles including managers, directors, coaches, officials and volunteers.

Industry reports on advancing leaders

  • Government of Western Australia. Department of Local Government, Sport and Cultural Industries. (2019). Gender diversity.

Industry insights on advancing leaders

Research articles on advancing leaders

Industry reports on advancing leaders

Industry insights on advancing leaders

Research articles on advancing leaders

Increasing participation

Understanding the determinants of participation, retention and measuring participation in sport and physical activity, across the lifespan for women.

Industry reports on increasing participation

Industry insights on increasing participation

Research articles on increasing participation

Industry reports on increasing participation

Industry insights on increasing participation

Research articles on increasing participation

Embracing social change

Focusing on community identity displacement, sport diversity and social change.

Industry reports on embracing social change

Industry insights on embracing social change

Research articles on embracing social change

Enhancing infrastructure

Understanding the nexus between facilities, participation and sport infrastructure requirements in the future. Developing inclusive sport club environments.

Industry insights on enhancing infrastructure

Research reports on enhancing infrastructure

Industry reports on enhancing infrastructure

Research reports on enhancing infrastructure

Building community & organisation capacity

Evaluating and translating research into practical application to build national through to local community and organisational capacity to advance women and girls in sport and physical activity.

Industry reports on building community & organisation capacity

Industry insights on building community & organisation capacity

Research articles on building community & organisation capacity

Industry reports on building community & organisation capacity

Industry insights on building community & organisation capacity

Research articles on building community & organisation capacity

  • Casey, M., Fowlie, J., Charity, M., Harvey, J., Eime, R. (2019). The implications of female sport policy developments for the community- level sport sector: A perspective from Victoria, Australia. International Journal of Sport Policy and Politics. Doi: 10.1080/19406940.2019.1618892.

Promoting healthy & active lifestyles

Investigating physical activity for physical and mental health promotion, the prevention of common physical and mental health conditions, and impact lifestyle interventions such as diet and exercise.

Industry reports on promoting healthy & active lifestyles

Industry insights on promoting healthy & active lifestyles

Research reports on promoting healthy & active lifestyles

Industry insights on promoting healthy & active lifestyles

Research articles on promoting healthy & active lifestyles

Preventing injuries

Intervening to prevent physical injuries to athletes.

Research articles on preventing injuries

Research articles on preventing injuries

Improving performance

Enhancing performance and recovery in athletes.

Industry insights on improving performance

Research articles on improving performance

Research articles on improving performance