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Relevance to sport

Sport can be broadly defined as, “all physical activity in which individuals consciously engage for reasons including the maintenance and improvement of health and performance, competition or recreation.”

The Swedish Research Council for Sport Science supports research into sport. In the current financial situation, when resources are very limited, the Board has drawn up definitions of “relevance to sport”, which define the types of research which it supports. By doing so, research aimed at treating disease through sports can not currently be financed.

Relevance to sport in basic and applied biological sciences
Relevance to sport in humanities, social and behavioural sciences
Relevance to sport in sports medicine