- Understand the secondary school student demographic;
- Build successful sport-in-school relationships;
- Implement strategies to enhance engagement and participation and
- Specific recommendations for sporting organisations.
Following its study on youth sport participation, the Australian Sports Commission has produced a suite of resources to support sports, schools and community to develop and deliver effective programs that engage youth through sport to increase their physical activity. Addressing the decline in sport participation in secondary schools provides an overview of research findings, as well as advice and recommendations on how youth can be engaged in sport and physical activity in the secondary school setting. Key focus areas include: