Planning of Sport Development
Integrated planning of sport development (ISEP) is a goal-oriented methodological approach to securing the infrastructural environment (spaces, programs, and organization) for sport and physical activity.
Integrated planning of sport development consists of:
- Taking an inventory of relevant data (e.g. existing infrastructures and needs)
- Definition of goals, priorities, and actions
- Facilitation of cooperation between all relevant interest groups
- Quality assurance and evaluation
Why Integrated Planning of Sport Development?
ISEP enables communities, sport providers, and other relevant actors and institutions…
- to prepare for the current and future leisure-time physical activity behavior (demand for sport) of the population while adjusting to the needs of different target groups (principle of outcome orientation)
- to provide the general population as well as specific target groups with sport facilities, spaces for physical activity, and physical activity programs based on actual needs (principle of effectivity)
- to optimize the usage of already existing sport facilities, spaces for physical activity and physical activity programs (prinicple of efficiency)
- to develop a rational basis for decision-making, thus ensuring planning reliability for all actors involved (principle of transparency)
- reach a mutual adjustment of all relevant actors and policy sectors as well as a concentration of forces for the planning of sport development (principle of intersectoral cooperation)