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Informal sport as a health and social resource for diverse young people

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Sport for all? Why Australian sport needs to embrace informal participation

3 September 2021

Sport for all? Why Australian sport needs to embrace informal participationThis article was co-authored by Professor Ruth Jeanes, Associate Professor Justen O’Connor, Professor Dawn Penney, Professor Ramon Spaaij, Dr Jonathan …

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Community sport and COVID-19: An opportunity to make sport more inclusive?

12 May 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has had a major impact on sport. At the elite level we have witnessed the cancellation and postponement of global events, national leagues and competitions that have …

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The Rise of Informal Sport: Public Forum Summary

27 April 2020

Informal Sport: Challenges and Opportunities for Expanding Participation Wednesday 11th March 2020, Perth, Western Australia. A summary of the Forum including key issues raised and discussed. What is informal sport? …

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OPEN ACCESS PAPER: Managing informal sport participation: tensions and opportunities

17 October 2019

In this free to access article we examine the role of informal sport amongst attempts to increase sport participation. The article explores participation that is self-organised and not club-based and …

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Informal Sport: The Future of Sports Participation? SPECIAL EVENT

15 October 2019

A forum discussing the opportunities, challenges and possibilities of informal sport for the sport, health and community sectors.This is a special forum for the sport, health and community sectors to …

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