Sport and Physical Activity Policy

This module aims to develop students’ critical understanding and thinking of policy making process in relation to sport and physical activity. It will examine major policy responses to social and health-related issues, and will explore how these have been deployed in sport and physical activity contexts. The module will also examine the major models and phases of the policy process, how evidence is gathered for policy making, how policy is enacted in practice, how research has impact on policy making, and the methods used to monitor and evaluate policy effectiveness in sport and physical activity.