Highlighted Research and Institutions
A website dedicated entirely to sport and development.
Click here for a bibliography from their toolkit.
unicef on sports for development
Contributing to the integration of orphans or other vulnerable children (OVCs) in their communities through their participation in sport activities with other children.
Sport-For-Development in the news
Study shows positive correlation between playing sports, better self-image among girls
A new report has found a positive correlation between playing sports and increased confidence, body image, academic performance and personal relationships.
Sport Promoting Human Development and Well-Being
Sport, Life Skills and Global Citizenship.
sport for community development
Research from the Clearinghouse for Sport, Australian Sports Commission.
Sports for development: more than just fun & Games?
The use of sport for social good.
The world Bank
Why sports & development go hand in hand.
Health fitness revolution
Top 10 health benefits of youth sports.
the chronicle of higher education
The Case for Play: How a handful of researchers are trying to save childhood.
FOX NEWS HEALTH
Haitian amputees find new outlet for soccer.
Martin Luther King "understood importance of sports".