Category archive for "research"

News, Industry, Research

Concussion: The epidemic that could change sport forever

Concussion has become a big issue – perhaps THE big issue in sport. Everyone is talking about it, the media have regular news stories focusing on players suffering with it, and lawyers are making a killing from it. It is almost as though this is a new phenomenon.

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Event, Industry, Individual, News, Professional Development, Research

Asia-Pacific Sports Analytics Conference

The 2016 Asia-Pacific Sports Analytics Conference (SAC) will take place on 22 July, 2016 at NAB Docklands, Melbourne. The conference is the premier forum for industry professionals and executives interested in the role of data and analytics in the Australian and global sports industry.

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Industry, News, Research

Catching eating disorders early

Eating Disorders Victoria (EDV) has been funded by the Victorian Government to develop a mobile site to facilitate early intervention for eating disorders

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Event, Inclusion, Professional Development, Research

Congratulations Amy Coshan and Melissa Laird. La Trobe University Scholarship Recipients

10 November, 2015 On November 9, 2015, at the La Trobe University Sport In Regional Australia Conference, the Victorian Minister for Sport, Tourism and Major Events, and Veterans, the Hon

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Event, Governance, Industry, Policy, Professional Development, Research

Panellists Announced for Vicsport Member Forum

Professor David Shilbury is the Foundation Chair in Sport Management and a former Head of the School of Management and Marketing (2002-07) at Deakin University

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Governance, News, Policy, Research

You can’t afford to ignore cyber risk

The explosion of internet use, apps, electronic data storage and e-marketing is producing a corresponding rise in cyber crime

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Inclusion, Industry, Organisation, Research

RATE CAPPING

In 2014 the Labor Government made an election commitment to cap council rates at the rate of inflation, keeping them in check with the cost of living

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Event, Organisation, Professional Development, Research

Our Sporting Future Conference 21-23 Oct 2015

The sixth Our Sporting Future (OSF15) conference will be held at the Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre from 21–23 October 2015

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Individual, Industry, News, Research

Sport and Recreation Spatial

Sport and Recreation Spatial is a collaborative venture of Federation University Australia and Victoria University

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Governance, Inclusion, Organisation, Research

BENEFITS OF DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION IN GRASSROOTS SPORT CAMPAIGN

In 2014 Vicsport initiated the Are You On Board? (AYOB) Campaign to support conversation and action around gender diversity on Victorian SSA boards

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Individual, Research

NEW RESEARCH: VALUE OF A COMMUNITY FOOTBALL CLUB

On 27 February AFL Victoria released the findings of research undertaken by La Trobe University determining the social value of a "typical" community football club including its social, health and community impact

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Inclusion, Organisation, Research

NEW ADVICE TO HELP ACTIVE VICTORIAN WOMEN

Victorian women of all ages now have access to the latest exercise, health and nutrition research and advice thanks to a series of fact sheets designed to give women the right information to make the right choices at different stages of their lives

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Industry, Research

COACH WELFARE: ARE YOUR COACHES EXPERIENCING HIGH LEVELS OF STRESS?

Although the following study was conducted with AFL coaches the findings are applicable to, and currently being used, in general coach welfare across many sports and levels of coaching

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