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Research Projects & Programs

Research Projects & Programs

The Sport Industry Research Center (SIRC) at Temple University leads research initiatives at the forefront of the sport industry, in part through collaborative efforts with local and national business partners. SIRC is involved in a variety of research initiatives including: economic and media impact assessment, social media analytics, executive workshops; graduate student training; community-based programming; event management, program consulting; and academic dissemination of cutting-edge research and managerial best practices.
Since 2008, SIRC has worked with a variety of business partners across the country and provided research services for sport and event organizations such as, Arthur Ashe Youth Tennis and Education, Back on My Feet; Cadence Cycling, Chicago Sport Commission, City of Cape May, PGA Tour, NCAA, NFL, Philadelphia Marathon, Philadelphia Youth Sports Collaborative, Starfinder Foundation, Student Run Philly Style, Zhang Sah Martial Arts, Under Armour, and U.S. Road Sports & Entertainment Group.


Recent Projects


Current and Upcoming Projects

  • Economic and Media Impact of the Laver Cup tennis event in Chicago
  • Economic and Community Benefits of the Miami Marathon and Half Marathon
  • Certificate program for Philadelphia youth sport coaches
  • Program assessment of attitudinal, physical and social outcomes of Student Run Philly Style
  • Assessment of infractions and penalty consistency for NCAA Division II andIII programs
  • Evaluating college student athlete safety and well-being
  • Impact of 2019 Rugby World Cup on participation and sport tourism strategies for host country
  • Program assessment of attitudinal and social outcomes for Chicago Run

Research Project Partners

The Sport Industry Research Center has worked with a variety of business partners across the country and provided research services for numerous sport and event organizations.