SIRC subscribers* have access to SPORTDiscus, the leading bibliographic database for sport and physical activity-related research and publications.
Learn More About SPORTDiscus
Search All Resources
SIRC blogs and articles provide evidence-based and actionable insight from sport researchers and thought leaders to advance Canada’s sport system.
Click here for information about contributing a blog or article.
Picture this: it’s the first session of a popular youth sport program at a busy community facility. Dozens of youth are greeting each other, checking […]
Showing 1-4 of 4 results
April 12, 2017
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 THE DEVELOPMENT OF PARALYMPIC ATHLETES IN...
August 3, 2016
Rio 2016 is just around the corner, and the athletes have begun arriving and checking out their new home away from home. For 22 days in August (Olympics) and 12 days in September (Paralympics) feats of strength, speed, agility and...
June 12, 2014
As the flame went out at the Sochi 2014 Paralympic Winter Games, Canada stood third on the medal table. We accumulated 16 medals in total (7 Gold, 2 Silver and 7 Bronze). These games, exemplified by the slogan #WHATSTHERE, truly...
The 2014 Sochi Winter Paralympic Games are set to begin on March 7. Since wheelchair curling made its Paralympic debut in Torino in 2006, Canada has been the only country to stand atop the podium as Paralympic gold medalists. The 2014...