Making the Case for the Social Sciences: Sport and Leisure

November 17, 2011

Making the Case Sport and Lesiure

With the Olympic and Paralympic Games piquing the public’s interest in sport, the publication of Making the Case for the Social Sciences: Sport and Leisure by the Campaign and the Academy of Social Sciences examines the complex impact of sport and leisure on society.

The booklet summarises a number of social science research case studies demonstrating their impact in the worlds of sport and leisure. At a Whitehall launch event, the Academy’s Chair Professor Cary Cooper observed that sport is an important part of our society, shown to contribute to health, community spirit, team work, stress reduction and more.

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