4 record(s) found with the tag "organized sports" (multi-year projects are grouped):
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Linking sport research and policy
Principal Investigator: McHugh, Tara-Leigh
Licenced Year(s): 2015
Summary: The purpose of this proposed program of research is to explore how the participation of Aboriginal youth in Traditional Inuit and Dene games can support Sport Canada’s goals to: (1) enhance participation of Aboriginal peoples in sport, and (2) enhance the capacity of individuals, organizations, and communities in support of Aboriginal sport. This participatory action research (PAR) will actively ...


Sports Volunteerism in Small Communities in the Northwest Territories
Principal Investigator: Daitch, Richard
Licenced Year(s): 2005
Summary: This study is important because it will provide a detailed picture of sports volunteerism in four small NWT communities. It should provide an answer to the question of whether there are currently enough volunteers for sports activities. The researcher will examine why some people volunteer, while looking at what prevents others from participating. He will make recommendations to help increase spo...


Recognizing Difference: Dene Women's Changing Involvement in Traditional Dene Games
Principal Investigator: Giles, Audrey R.
Licenced Year(s): 2003
Summary: The intent of this research project is to study Dene women's involvement in traditional games and physical activity as well as the impact of menstrual traditions on these activities. Interviews with residents of Sambaa K'e and Jean Marie River and with s...


Sambaa K'e First Nation: "Traditional" Practices in Contemporary Sport, Games & Physical Activity Contexts
Principal Investigator: Giles, Audrey R.
Licenced Year(s): 2002
Summary: The intent of this research project is to study Dene women's involvement in sport, games, and physical activity as well as the impact of menstrual traditions on these activities. Participant observation will be used during by the researcher. Field notes...


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