The test-retest reliability of a health promotion assessment tool in sport

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Casey, Meghan, Harvey, John ORCID: 0000-0001-6927-6580, Eime, Rochelle ORCID: 0000-0002-8614-2813 and Payne, Warren ORCID: 0000-0001-5046-3992 (2011) The test-retest reliability of a health promotion assessment tool in sport. Annals of Leisure Research, 14 (4). pp. 304-324. ISSN 1174-5398 (print) 2159-6816 (online)


This study established that the Health Promotion in Sport Assessment Tool (HP-SAT) can be used to monitor and evaluate a range of key sport-related HP policies and practices, particularly as they apply to the support State Sporting Organizations (SSOs) provide their affiliated clubs. The tool also provided reliable information about HP policies and practices for SSO staff, and organizational planning and capacity for HP. In addition, a web-based survey provides a quick and convenient method for sports administrators to participate in evaluation processes and is particularly useful to monitor the implementation of formal sport-related HP programs that aim to develop defined healthy environments. Future research should explore the extent to which SSOs have implemented these HP policies and practices within the nine defined healthy environments and identify their organizational capacity to participate in health-related programs.

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Item type Article
DOI 10.1080/11745398.2011.639340
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Subjects Historical > FOR Classification > 1106 Human Movement and Sports Science
Historical > FOR Classification > 1117 Public Health and Health Services
Historical > Faculty/School/Research Centre/Department > Institute of Sport, Exercise and Active Living (ISEAL)
Keywords ResPubID23665, health promotion, sport assessment tool, evaluation, reliability, State Sporting Organizations, SSOs,
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