1.  Active Lives Survey

The Active Lives Survey is the new measure for sport and physical activity across England and replaces the Active People Survey.

2. GM Mapping

MappingGM provides a range of maps that you can use to explore Greater Manchester‘s housing, planning and infrastructure data.

3. Active Places Power

Active Places Power is an interactive mapping and reporting tool provided by Sport England for those delivering community sport. It facilitates the strategic planning of sport provision through advanced analytical tools that reference the most authoritative sport facility and club database within the country.

4. Sports Market Segmentation

Sport England has created nineteen sporting segments to help us understand the nation's attitudes to sport, their motivations and barriers.

5. MOVES Tool

The MOVES tool is designed to provide information on the return on investment for health of sport and physical activity. The MOVES tool is based on the evidence that increased physical activity reduces the risk of a number of diseases, including cardiovascular disease and diabetes.

6. Economic Value of Sport – Local Model

Sport England’s Economic Value of Sport – Local Model provides area-based estimates of the sport contribution to the local economy in terms of a range of outcomes such as employment and health.

7. The Local Sport Profile

The Local Sport Profile provides up-to-date data for their local areas, covering sports participation, facilities, health, economic, and demographics, all in one place

8. Sport England’s Resources

This page gives an overview of some of the research resources that Sport England have produced, with helpful links to help you fully explore the area you're interested in.

9. Sport England’s Evaluation Framework

This resource aims to help Sport England colleagues and partners to evaluate funding streams and projects effectively and get maximum value from measurement and evaluation (M&E). It is designed to provide you with easy-to-follow guidance and resources to help you develop your own approach to measuring and evaluating your work. Building the six steps into programme planning and implementation will help you get the most benefit from M&E.

10. Public Health England Public Health Outcomes Framework

This tool provides information on health indicators and physical activity levels by region and local authority and temporal trends.

11. Public Health England Local Health

This tool maps demographic and health data across five geographic levels, to a small area level.

12. ONS (Office of National Statistics) and Gov.UK Statistics

Offer a wide range of official national, regional and local datasets.

13. Sporting Equals

Register and log in to the Sporting Equals website to view their data, research and insight working within BAME (Black, Asian and Minority Ethnicity) communities.

14. Women in Sport

Their Resource Library and Research Reports pages offer insight for your strategies, funding applications and to design effective programmes involving more and women and girls in sport and physical activity.

15. Activity Alliance

This page contains all research commissioned, published and released by the Activity Alliance or in partnership.

16. NICE (National Institute for Health and Social Care Excellence)

Provides evidence-based guidance for sport and physical activity to improve health and social care.

17. GMHSCP Taking Charge of Our Physical Activity

Earlier this year, thousands of Greater Manchester’s people responded to the Taking Charge Together health snapshot survey and conversation.