Publications available from this trade association include:
State of the Industry Report
Comprehensive annual state of the industry report provides an in-depth analysis of trends and issues
affecting the sports and fitness industries, with topics covered in this report
including financial review of the previous year,
participation overview for all categories, insights into key trends
that are shaping the industry, political advocacy updates,
and interviews with leading industry executives and experts.
The Pulse: Sports & Fitness Confidence Index
Quarterly confidence index is designed to measure industry activity from the consumer's perspective
based on a quarterly survey of consumer participation in sports and fitness activities and current and
prospective expenditure plans and intentions regarding related sporting goods and fitness equipment
in combination with other industry information on hiring, shipments,
and the overall business climate.
Research reports available from this organization include:
Sports Equipment and Accessories
Market research report analyzes the market for this product sector on a global basis, with information
provided in the report including market size and forecast by type of sports (e.g., team sports, outdoor
sports, and recreational and exercise), retail distribution channel (e.g., sports shops, department
and discount stores, and online stores), and region (e.g., U.S., North America, Europe, and Asia-Pacific).
Sports Protective Equipment
Comprehensive market research report analyzes the sports protective equipment market on a global basis,
with information provided in the report including market size and forecast by product type (e.g., helmet/headgear,
eyewear, face and mouth guards, and chest protectors, pads, guards, and gloves), retail channel (e.g.,
specialty, multi-retail, and e-stores), and region (e.g., U.S., Canada, and Mexico).
Sports and Fitness Clothing
Comprehensive research report provides a detailed analysis of the global market for athletic footwear,
with information provided in the report including market size and forecast by product type (e.g., sports
shoes―basketball, soccer, tennis, cricket, and other shoes; running
and walking shoes; aerobic and gym wear shoes; and hiking and backpacking shoes) and footwear user (men,
women, and children).
Comprehensive report provides in-depth analysis of this product sector in the U.S. and selected other countries,
with data provided including breakdown of sales by company for leading players in the U.S. market, popular
retail channels in U.S. market ranked by preference, and breakdown of sales by type
outlet (e.g., specialty stores, national chains, mass
merchant, department stores, e-retailers).
Market analysis report provides industry statistics for a user-defined area on a national,
state, county, metro area, or zip code level, with data provided including number of
companies, market volume and sales trends, average company
sales, sales per employee, staffing and employment trends, average employee wage, and business start up
activity and failure rates. Sample report can be viewed online.