Women in sport publications

Two women playing basketball on an indoor court

Physical activity programs for women

Count Us In - Developing physical activity programs for women

This publication was developed as part of the Count Us In! project conducted by Victoria University to identify the key success factors in effective participation programs for women in Victoria. This publication provides advice on developing physical activity programs for women, retaining participants and evaluating the success of programs.

Inquiry into Women and Girls in Sport and Active Recreation

The Victorian Government is getting on with breaking down the barriers for women in sport by committing $1 million to start implementing recommendations from a recent Inquiry into Women and Girls in Sport and Active Recreation.

Female cyclists

Revolutions for Women: Increasing women's participation in cycling

This project investigated gender differences in cycling, and the motivations, supports and constraints on women cycling.

Encouraging women to cycle

These guidelines offer great tips on getting into cycling and maintaining your momentum.

A further initiative of the research is the Women's cycling network. The website includes a directory of cycling events and bicycle user groups and clubs, as well as a discussion forum.

Health advice for active women

The Active Women in Sport Fact Sheets were developed by the Victorian Branch of Sports Medicine Australia (SMA), to ensure women's participation in sport and recreation is safe, positive and enjoyable.

The fact sheets provide women and girls with practical advice and tips relating to injury prevention and management, diet, supplements and hydration as they move through various life-stages and face the challenges of being physically active.

For more information regarding women in sports projects contact us.