By Matthew Nicholson, Russell Hoye, Barrie Houlihan
Although there's starting to be curiosity from governments in participation degrees in recreation, the level to which governments actively advertise ‘sport for all’ and their reasons for doing so fluctuate enormously. this is often the 1st publication to check the game participation regulations of nationwide governments the world over and to supply a comparative research of the causes for, and successes and screw ups of these policies.
Organized round a chain of 16 nationwide case experiences, together with the united kingdom, the U.S., Australia, China and India, the booklet allows scholars and practitioners to check and distinction the improvement, implementation and influence of game participation rules during the international. An introductory bankruptcy presents a framework for knowing and examining these case reports and every bankruptcy then addresses the subsequent key themes:
- national buildings for sport
- national wearing cultures
- participation degrees in prepared recreation
- the nature and volume of presidency intervention
- implementation of governmental coverage
- the impression of presidency policy.
With contributions from a few of the world’s prime specialists on recreation coverage and recreation improvement, this booklet is key analyzing for anyone with an curiosity within the function of governments on the subject of assisting and regulating their electorate’ involvement in game.
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8 per cent of the total surface area) – and the high income and educational levels in the Netherlands are reflected in a high percentage of the population taking part in sport. 1 At present, 65 per cent participate in sport at least once a month; 37 per cent do so at least once a week (Tiessen-Raaphorst and Breedveld 2009). Older data suggest that this level of sport participation is quite high compared with other European countries. The Eurobarometer surveys of 2003 and 2004, commissioned by the European Commission and offering comparable survey data on sport behaviour in the member states of the European Union, signified that only the Scandinavian countries and Ireland showed higher levels (cf.
The private sector is by far the most significant provider of fitness facilities, with 5,755 gyms. By comparison, the public sector total is 2,622, which includes just over 1,000 facilities that are on educational sites and have limited public access (BISL 2008). While it is always difficult to gather reliable investment and membership data from the commercial sector, it is also increasingly difficult to provide precise data regarding the public and voluntary/not-for-profit sectors as there has been a gradual blurring of the boundary between the two sectors over the last ten years or so.
Participation in sport : international policy perspectives by Matthew Nicholson, Russell Hoye, Barrie Houlihan