Developing the Delta Group Barometer ‘Good Governance in Sport’ in sport federations in Belgium, Flanders, Wallonia and the German-speaking Community. KU Leuven
In recent years, more and more organizations (such as schools, hospitals, companies …) are investing in good governance. The sport sector also does not let this theme pass by. The present research aims to map aspects of good governance and innovation in sport federations in Belgium, Flanders, Wallonia and the German-speaking Community. More in particular, the intention is to develop the Delta Group Barometer ‘Good Governance in Sport’. To ...
SRP (Groeiers): Sport encounters. The personal and societal impact of grassroots and elite sport Vrije Universiteit Brussel
Sport and physical activity policy, sport participation and physical activity among school-aged youngsters in Flanders (Belgium). KU Leuven
The concept of innovation has been given broadly academic attention, particular in a business context. Yet, the field of sports has received much less academic attention. This is remarkable, as the sports sector provides obvious and various benefits. In this regard, the literature has provided evidence of the healt benefits that sports can produce, or how sports can bring people together, etc. Because of this, sport is also increasingly being ...
Promotion of physical, mental and social well-being in young people through organized sport clubs in Flanders. KU Leuven
Paralympic Sport Classification KU Leuven
To develop methods of evidence-based Classification systems for athletes with intellectual impairments trough a strategic long-term research and development programme that will guide the sport specific classification procedures for sports on the the Paralympic Games Programme, to develop assessment tools and methods hereto, and to develop a sport-specific application in one particular sport.
This project aims at providing advice to 10 sport federations with regard to medical and paramedical support by co-workers of the research team of Prof. F. Staes and Prof. M. Thomis and by the Sports Medical Advice Center (SMAC; Prof. K. Peers).