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Utilization of Research for Elite Sport in Czech Republic



Year of publication 2017
Type Article in Periodical
Magazine / Source Sport Mont Journal
MU Faculty or unit

Faculty of Sports Studies

Keywords elite-sport; utilization of research; knowledge transfer; institutionalization
Description In 2015 and 2016, the author conducted an audit of the Czech national elite-sports policy using the international research methodology called SPLISS (Sports Policy Factors Leading to International Sporting Success). Based on the audit results in Pillar 9 this papers analysis the situation regarding the existence of structural factors for dissemination of research applicable in elite sport and the extent to which these research outputs serve as the scientific input to elite sport in Czech Republic. Results from this qualitative and quantitative study focuses on the utilization of knowledge from sport science in a country context providing the base for a comparison with other countries and proposing the way towards the effective and efficient cooperation between the academia and sport practice in this regard.
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