SHAPE America member Michael Sagas, Professor and Chair of the Department of Tourism, Recreation and Sport Management at the University of Florida, recently teamed up with the Aspen Institute's Project Play to garner research around some of the grittiest questions in American sport.
Project Play is a two year project led by Tom Farrey, director of the Aspen Institute's Sport & Society Program that aims to get and keep more children involved in sports. Sagas, with the help of undergraduate student researcher Yasamin Sabeti, and with editorial observations provided by Farrey, authored a research brief that summarizes the most current and relevant research necessary to answer the following questions:
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