2011-2012 Sport Monitor

The 2011-2012 Sport Monitor explores participation in sport and its associated factors. For example, these factors include the nature of participation, barriers, beliefs about the benefits, volunteering, expenditures, preferences, motivation, satisfaction, support and services.

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Bulletin 12: Satisfaction with aspects related to sport

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Bulletin 12: Satisfaction with aspects related to sport

Summary

To a great extent, sport participation is determined by participants’ satisfaction with the availability of sports facilities, access to coaching and instruction, fees involved, enjoyment and the sense of belonging. The 2011-2012 Sport Monitor examines factors related to sport satisfaction, and the findings are presented in this bulletin.

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Publication Date: May 9, 2014

Bulletin 13: Valuing Sport in Canada

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Bulletin 13: Valuing Sport in Canada

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Sport can be perceived as important to individuals for a variety of reasons, such as for health and well-being, skill development, contributing to family and social life, feeling like part of the family, and so on. The 2011-2012 Sport Monitor explores Canadians’ perceptions about the importance of these various reasons. The bulletin examines the importance of sport overall, in terms of an individual-level contribution (i.e., experiences from an individual perspective), and in terms of a social-level contribution (i.e., interactions with others).

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Publication Date: March 31, 2014

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Bulletin 10: Services and supports to increase participation

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Bulletin 10: Services and supports to increase participation

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One’s perception of services and supports can influence an individual’s participation in sport. Although barriers to participation were explored in a previous bulletin in this series, the 2011-2012 Sport Monitor also explores the perceived importance of services and supports that can increase the ease of participation in sport.

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Publication Date: March 31, 2014

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Bulletin 09: Preferences for sports

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Bulletin 09: Preferences for sports

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The 2011-2012 Sport Monitor explores Canadians’ preferences for certain type of activities, as these cognitive factors may have the potential to influence behaviour, such as participation in sport. For the purposes of this bulletin, preferences include the desired degree of competitiveness, preferred choice for team versus individual sports, and the preference for certain social interactions while participating.

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Publication Date: March 6, 2014

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Bulletin 08: Government involvement in sport

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Bulletin 08: Government involvement in sport

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Policies, initiatives, and strategies at the government level can affect activity levels and participation in sport, such as through the availability of policy, infrastructure, and safety regulations. The 2011-2012 Sport Monitor explores Canadians’ views on the role and responsibility that governments should have related to sport. 

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Publication Date: March 6, 2014

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Bulletin 07: Government spending on sport

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Bulletin 07: Government spending on sport

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The 2011-2012 Sport Monitor asked Canadians whether government spending of tax dollars on services, facilities and programs that support sport should increase, decrease, or stay the same.

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Publication Date: January 6, 2014

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Bulletin 06: Economics of participating in sport

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Bulletin 06: Economics of participating in sport

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The 2011-2012 Sport Monitor examines annual expenditures related to participating in sport on an individual basis. In particular, individuals were asked how much they spent in the year prior to the survey on equipment, clothing, membership or registration fees, transportation, and other expenses related to their participation in sport.

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Publication Date: January 6, 2014

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Bulletin 05: Volunteering

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Bulletin 05: Volunteering

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The 2011-2012 Sport Monitor explores Canadians’ participation in volunteer activities generally, and in sport related activities more specifically, during the 12 months prior to the survey. In addition, the amount of time dedicated to these types of activities is also examined. Results are summarized in two sections within this bulletin.

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Publication Date: November 21, 2013

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Bulletin 04: Positive and negative beliefs about participation in sport

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Bulletin 04: Positive and negative beliefs about participation in sport

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In the 2011-2012 Sport Monitor, Canadians were asked about their perceptions of short- and long-term outcomes as they relate to participation in sport. In particular, the survey asks about their views on the possible beneficial and harmful aspects of participation in sport.

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Publication Date: September 30, 2013

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