StreetGames has a dedicated research and knowledge team that analyses sports participation and engagement across socio-economic groups, reviews StreetGames-relevant research and prepares briefing papers to share learning.

Condition of use: We actively encourage use of StreetGames research. However, we request that any such use is correctly attributed and, where possible, hyperlinked back to this site.

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StreetGames has a dedicated research and knowledge team that analyses sports participation and engagement across socio-economic groups, reviews StreetGames-relevant research and prepares briefing papers to share learning.

Condition of use: We actively encourage use of StreetGames research. However, we request that any such use is correctly attributed and, where possible, hyperlinked back to this site.

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Street Golf in the StreetGames network - Testing a new NGB product across the StreetGames network in England

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StreetGames case study

Street Golf has been designed by StreetGames and The Golf Foundation with the help of young people from StreetGames settings. The Street Golf format aims to bring golf to young people regardless of their access to traditional facilities. Using golf equipment in an urban environment to create fun and engaging challenges and games is at the heart of Street Golf.

StreetFishing Pilot - A Partnership between StreetGames, Circle 33 Housing Association, the Angling Trust, Environment Agency and Thames 21

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StreetGames case study

StreetGames, in partnership with Circle 33 Housing Association, the Angling Trust, Environment Agency and Thames 21 facilitated the delivery of a pilot four week StreetFishing course, as designed by the London Angling Development Officer. The sessions were provided to young males from a youth club within a housing estate in East London.

The aim of the pilot project was to test the use of StreetFishing to encourage greater angling participation amongst 12-20 year olds who live in cities.

Young and physically active: a blueprint for making physical activity appealing to youth

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World Health Organization blueprint

StreetGames features as a case study in this publication by the World Health Organization. We are used to illustrate the importance of 'right cost' amongst a range of factors that the blueprint advises are essential when looking to get more young people active and playing sport.

Sporting capital and doorstep sport: working to build the legacy of sports participation in England

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StreetGames research

StreetGames commissioned a research study to explore the concept of ‘sporting capital’ and the role it can play in terms of influencing the likelihood of sustained participation in sport. 

Sporting capital is defined as: 

The stock of physical, social and psychological attributes and competencies that support and motivate an individual to participate in sport and to sustain that participation over time.  

Research on badminton at StreetGames / Us Girls projects

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StreetGames research

This research aimed to gather information about badminton from a range of StreetGames and Us Girls projects throughout England in order to identify what is working well, identify key learning points and key challenges for projects. The findings in this report have been based on the responses from ten phone interviews - six Us Girls projects and four StreetGames projects.

View the research paper here »

Student guide to StreetGames

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StreetGames: Building a sustainable strategy for doorstep sport

StreetGames' goal is to increase the level of participation in sport amongst disadvantaged young people. Through the use of sport and physical activity StreetGames projects make a big difference to the lives of many young people growing up in disadvantaged communities across the country.

StreetGames changes sport, changes lives, changes communities.

Research on netball at StreetGames / Us Girls projects

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StreetGames research

This research aimed to gather information about netball from a range of StreetGames/Us Girls projects throughout England in order to identify what is working well, identify key learning points and key challenges for projects. Eight projects were contacted and interviewed by phone. The findings in this report are based on their responses.

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StreetGames quarterly monitoring reports

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The following papers provide a quarterly overview of the monitoring data provided by StreetGames projects:

StreetGames October 2011 - December 2011 Monitoring Report »

How to encourage your young players to become volunteers and to develop into sports coaches – Top tips for coaches on how to develop your own volunteers

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StreetGames briefing paper 

Doorstep sport projects can benefit greatly from transforming participants into young volunteers and coaches. This paper provides seven ‘top tips’ – from how to encourage a young person into volunteering in the first place to keeping volunteers involved - for project leaders on how to create and develop young volunteers.

View the briefing paper here »

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