Relevant publications

Underneath is a selection of the most relevant (recent) publications on sport-participation, in chronological order.

UK Sport (1999). Compass 1999. A project seeking the co-ordinated monitoring of participation in sport in Europe. Londen: UK Sport.

Bottenburg, M. van, Rijnen, B. & Sterkenburg, J. van (2005). Sports participation in the European Union. Trends and differences. Nieuwegein: Arko Sports Media.

Pilgaard, M. (2009). Sport og motion i danskernes hverdag. Kobenhavn: Idraettens Analyseinstitut.

Tuyckom, C. van (2011). Sport for all. Fact or fiction?. Individual and cross-national differences in sport participation from a European perspective. Gent: Charlotte Van Tuyckom.

Scheerder, J., Vandermeerschen, H., Tuyckom, C. van, Hoekman, R., Breedveld, K. & Vos, S. (2011). Understanding the game. Sport participation in Europe. Facts, reflections and recommendations. Leuven: K.U. Leuven/Research Unit of Social Kinesiology & Sport Management.

Hoekman, R., K. Breedveld and J. Scheerder (2011). Sports participation in Europe. Special issue. European Journal for Sport and Society (8-1/2), pp. 7-132).

Breedveld, K., Gratton, C., Hoekman, R., Scheerder, J., Stege, J.P., Stubbe, J.H., Vos, S., Mulier Instituut, Sheffield Hallam University, Sport Industry Research Centre, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven & TNO (2013). Study on a possible future sport monitoring function in the EU. Final report. Utrecht: Mulier Institute.

Hallmann, K. & Petry, K. (2013). Comparative sport development. Systems, participation and public policy. New York: Springer Science+Business Media.

European Commission (2014). Special Eurobarometer 412. Sport and physical activity. Report. Brussels: European Commission.

Borgers, J. (2015). ‘Sport light’. A sociological perspective on institutional change in sports participation. Leuven: KU Leuven.

Breuer, C., Hoekman, R., Nagel, S. & Werff, H. van der (Eds.) (2015). Sport clubs in Europe. A cross-national comparative perspective. Cham/Heidelberg/New York/Dordrecht/London: Springer.

Scheerder, J. & Breedveld, K. (Eds.) (2015). Running across Europe. The rise and size of one of the largest sport markets.
Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire/New York: Palgrave Macmillan.