THE ORGANIZATIONAL CAPACITY OF FIVE SPORT SYSTEMS IN ATHLETICS

SIRC is pleased to be working together with Sport Canada to share current research on topics informing policy and promoting quality sport programming. This week we are sharing highlights of a recent article reviewing a research study evaluating THE ORGANIZATIONAL CAPACITY OF FIVE SPORT SYSTEMS IN ATHLETICS (Belgium: Flanders and Wallonia; Canada, Finland, and the Netherlands). An Analysis of...Read more

Happy New Year!

Welcome to 2017 and Canada’s 150 th anniversary of Confederation! This year is certain to be an exciting one with all the celebrations surrounding Canada’s 150! From coast to coast to coast, sport is coming together to celebrate our nation in a spirit of cooperation and activity. Sport organizations around the country are taking this year as an opportunity to showcase what sport has to offer no...Read more

THE SKILLS TAUGHT BY VOLLEYBALL COACHES AND THEIR RELATION TO LONG-TERM ATHLETE DEVELOPMENT

SIRC is pleased to be working together with Sport Canada to share current research on topics informing policy and promoting quality sport programming. This week we are sharing highlights of a recent article reviewing a research study on THE SKILLS TAUGHT BY VOLLEYBALL COACHES AND THEIR RELATION TO LONG-TERM ATHLETE DEVELOPMENT. Skills trained by coaches of Canadian male volleyball teams: A...Read more

RETENTION OF SPORT OFFICIALS IN CANADA

SIRC is pleased to be working together with Sport Canada to share current research on topics informing policy and promoting quality sport programming. This week we are sharing highlights of a recent article reviewing a research study on RETENTION OF SPORT OFFICIALS IN CANADA. Factors contributing to the retention of Canadian amateur sport officials: Motivations, perceived organizational support,...Read more

REGULATIONS AND STRATEGIES USED IN THE MANAGEMENT OF ATHLETE RETENTION.

SIRC is pleased to be working together with Sport Canada to share current research on topics informing policy and promoting quality sport programming. This week we are sharing highlights of a recent article explores the REGULATIONS AND STRATEGIES USED IN THE MANAGEMENT OF ATHLETE RETENTION. Understanding Talent Retention within a Sport System . Edwards, Jonathon. (2016). Journal of Applied Sport...Read more

AN INCLUSIVE SPORT STRUCTURE FOR CHILDREN TARGETING PERFORMANCE, PARTICIPATION AND PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT

SIRC is pleased to be working together with Sport Canada to share current research on topics informing policy and promoting quality sport programming. This week we are sharing highlights of a recent article examining AN INCLUSIVE SPORT STRUCTURE FOR CHILDREN TARGETING PERFORMANCE, PARTICIPATION AND PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT. Evidence-based policies for youth sport programmes . Côté, Jean; Hancock,...Read more

Examining Difference: LTAD and Athletes with a Disability

Canada’s Long Term Athlete Development Model offers an important conceptual framework to chart athlete development along the continuum of sport participation from playground to podium. Yet among athletes with a disability, each of whom enters and engages within the sport system in a unique way, it can be difficult to delineate a common pathway. Individuals with disabilities come at sport from...Read more

IMPACTS ON CHILDREN'S PARTICIPATION IN ORGANIZED SPORT AND PHYSICAL ACTIVITIES AND ACTIVE FREE PLAY

SIRC is pleased to be working together with Sport Canada to share current research on topics informing policy and promoting quality sport programming. This week we are sharing highlights of a recent article examining IMPACTS ON CHILDREN'S PARTICIPATION IN ORGANIZED SPORT AND PHYSICAL ACTIVITIES AND ACTIVE FREE PLAY. Children's Participation in Organized Sport and Physical Activities and Active...Read more

MANAGEMENT OF DIVERSITY AND CULTURAL SAFETY TRAINING FOR INSTRUCTORS IN SPORT PROGRAMMING

SIRC is pleased to be working together with Sport Canada to share current research on topics informing policy and promoting quality sport programming. This week we are sharing highlights of a recent article examining MANAGEMENT OF DIVERSITY AND CULTURAL SAFETY TRAINING FOR INSTRUCTORS IN SPORT PROGRAMMING. Managing Diversity to Provide Culturally Safe Sport Programming: A Case Study of the...Read more

DETERMINANTS OF SPORT AND PHYSICAL ACTIVITY DECISIONS IN CANADA

SIRC is pleased to be working together with Sport Canada to share current research on topics informing policy and promoting quality sport programming. This week we are sharing highlights of a recent article examining DETERMINANTS OF SPORT AND PHYSICAL ACTIVITY DECISIONS IN CANADA . The Economic Choice of Participation and Time Spent in Physical Activity and Sport in Canada. Humphreys, B.R.,...Read more