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Research Methods for Sport Management

Author: James Skinner,Allan Edwards,Ben Corbett

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1135147957

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 378

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Research methods courses have become a compulsory component of most degree programs in sport management. This is the first introductory research methods textbook to focus exclusively on sport management. Through the use of examples, cases and data taken from the real world of sport management it opens up a traditionally dry area of study, helping the student to understand the vital importance of sound methodology in their studies and subsequent professional practice. The book covers the full range of quantitative and qualitative methods across the whole span of the research process, from research design and the literature review to data analysis and report writing. Every chapter contains a range of useful features to aid student learning, including summaries, discussion questions and guides to further resources, as well as examples drawn from contemporary sport around the world. Research Methods for Sport Management is an essential course text for all sport management students and an invaluable reference for any sport management professional involved in operational research.

Qualitative Research in Sport Management

Author: Allan Edwards,James Skinner

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1136436367

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 460

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Qualitative Research in Sport Management is the first book of its kind to bring together valuable research designs based on extensive research in qualitative research methods across a number of different fields. Research designs from the fields of business, education, cultural studies, media studies, queer studies, sociology and psychology are applied specifically to sport management, taking into account the special features and nuances of this field. In each research design the text provides a concise guide to how each model can first be applied to sport management issues and problems, second, strengthen the research design, and finally, enhance the research process. Each chapter is carefully structured to ensure that key information is easy to locate and remember and includes: Introduction, Objectives, Key Concepts and Terms, and Review and research questions. International case studies, "In Profile" sections with leading sport management researchers and research briefs are used to illustrate how theory is put into practice. An accompanying website provides powerpoint summaries of each chapter. Please visit: www.textbooks.elsevier.com/9780750685986.

Directory of Sport Science

A Journey Through Time : the Changing Face of ICSSPE

Author: Jan Borms

Publisher: Human Kinetics

ISBN: 0736087362

Category: Education

Page: 518

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Contemporary Issues in Sport Management

A Critical Introduction

Author: Dr. Terri Byers

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 1473943949

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 536

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‘Contemporary Issues in Sport Management presents an extensive array of absorbing contemporary issues relevant to managing sport. Internationally recognised scholars have contributed thought-provoking chapters on current global and local issues that are challenging traditional ways of thinking about and delivering sport. This exciting new book is rich in theory and stimulates readers to really think through the associated implications for sport management practice.’ -Tracy Taylor, Professor and Deputy Dean, University of Technology Sydney Business School Contemporary Issues in Sports Management offers a rich and dynamic introduction to the management of sport. An essential companion for all students embarking on a sports management course or module, it draws on research expertise from around the world and integrates these perspectives into engaging and accessible chapters. This book offers: Contemporary and international case studies followed by ‘Tools for analysis’ so students can put the methodology into practice. A range of pedagogical features including learning objectives, learning outcomes and short ‘Thinking points’ Useful websites and further reading at the end of each chapter A discussion of up-to-date issues including corruption in sport, sport policy, doping, athlete transgressions and much more. This book will lead students on a comprehensive exploration of global, national issues, and organizational issues in sport management. The authors encourage critical thought, investigation and the questioning of current practice in order to improve the leadership and management of sport in today’s society. Ideal for Undergraduate students of sport management, sport business, sport policy, sport marketing and sport development.

Best Practice for Youth Sport

Science and Strategies for Positive Athlete Experiences

Author: Vealey, Robin,Chase, Melissa

Publisher: Human Kinetics

ISBN: 0736066969

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 432

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Best Practice for Youth Sport tackles the increasing professionalization and specialization of youth sport and the changing culture of youth sport. The text explores developmentally appropriate practice and encourages athlete-centered practices that are truly beneficial for young athletes.

Fundamentals of Sport Management

Author: Robert E. Baker,Craig Esherick

Publisher: Human Kinetics

ISBN: 0736091084

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 254

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Engaging and reader friendly, Fundamentals of Sport Management addresses the foundations of the field for students and professionals. It provides real-world examples and career opportunities in the exciting world of sport management.

Sport Governance

Author: Russell Hoye,Graham Cuskelly

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 113636482X

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 248

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Sport Governance provides a comprehensive guide to the practical application of governance principles to amateur and professional sport organisations operating at the community, state/provincial, national, and international levels. It presents a balanced view between accepted practice and what contemporary research evidence tells us about a range of governance principles and practices. Organised in three parts, the text provides the reader with * an explanation of the concept of governance, key terms and definitions as well as the economic, political and social factors that impact on how the governance function is enacted within sport organisations; * an understanding of the “mechanics” of governance – the elements of structure, process and performance that ensure the governance function is carried out within sport organisations; and * a discussion of a number of contextual issues in sport governance, including dual leadership, ethics, governance change and future governance challenges. Sport Governance is essential reading for practitioners working and volunteering in the sport industry and upper level undergraduate and postgraduate students enrolled in sport and leisure management programs.

Advances in Motivation in Sport and Exercise 3rd Edition

Author: N.A

Publisher: Human Kinetics

ISBN: 1450421687

Category:

Page: N.A

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Social Sciences in Sport

Author: Joseph Maguire

Publisher: Human Kinetics

ISBN: 1450463738

Category: Education

Page: 400

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Managing High Performance Sport

Author: Popi Sotiriadou,Veerle De Bosscher

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1136477233

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 322

View: 9367

How can managers design and implement effective high performance programmes in sport? What are the key challenges in managing elite athletes, sports people and teams? This is the first book to provide a comprehensive introduction to management practice, process and policy in elite and high performance sport (HPS). Drawing on real-world case-studies of elite sport around the world, the book shows a conceptual framework for studying and analysing high performance sport and introduces the skills and techniques that managers and administrators will need to develop effective HPS programmes. The book examines the macro level factors that determine a nation’s sporting success, including political, social and cultural elements, and then moves on to unpack the specifics of elite athlete and team management at a micro level. Adopting an integrated, holistic approach throughout, the book highlights best practice in every key area of an HPS programme, including: defining performance and success organizational structure and leadership finance, funding and marketing coaching and coach development talent identification and development competition and events training and facilities scientific research and sport science support. The book features contributions from world-leading sport management academics as well as practitioners with experience of managing HPS programmes at world and Olympic level. Each chapter includes a full range of useful features, such as summaries, case-studies, review questions and guides to further reading. This is essential reading for all serious students and professionals working in sport management or high performance sport.

Applied Anatomy and Biomechanics in Sport

Author: Timothy R. Ackland,Bruce Elliott,John Bloomfield

Publisher: Human Kinetics

ISBN: 9780736063388

Category: Medical

Page: 366

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Applied Anatomy and Biomechanics in Sport, Second Edition, offers a variety of information for coaches and sport scientists that can be integrated and applied to the elements of body structure, body composition, assessment, physiology, and biomechanics.

Sport Public Relations 2nd Edition

Managing Stakeholder Communication

Author: G. Clayton Stoldt,Stephen W. Dittmore,Scott E. Branvold

Publisher: Human Kinetics

ISBN: 1450425976

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 373

View: 9196

Sport Public Relations, Second Edition, expresses the roles of public relations and PR professionals as vital components to a sport organization's overall strategies and mediated messages.

Leadership in Sport

Author: Ian O'Boyle,Duncan Murray,Paul Cummins

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317594983

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 264

View: 9349

Effective leadership is essential in any sports organisation, both in the boardroom and on the training pitch. Leadership in Sport is the first textbook to examine sports leadership in the round, across both management and coaching environments. It includes a dedicated section to underpinning core leadership theories, and employs a number of case studies throughout to show how best practice is applied in real world settings. Drawing on expertise from some of the leading academics and practitioners throughout the world, and from both disciplines, the book covers various leadership issues including: facilitative leadership strategic leadership leading effective change diversity in leadership communication and empathy motivation and performance. Key conceptual questions—the nature of leadership, its role in sport, styles of leadership, what constitutes ineffective leadership—and other contemporary issues are also explored to give students and practitioners the most complete and clear picture of contemporary leadership in sport. With useful features in every chapter, such as key terms and review questions, this is an essential text for sport management or coaching degree courses.

Encyclopedia of Sports Management and Marketing

Author: Linda E. Swayne

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 1412973821

Category:

Page: 462

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"This four-volume set introduces, on the management side, principles and procedures of economics, budgeting and finance; leadership; governance; communication; business law and ethics; and human resources practices; all in the sports context. On the marketing side this reference resource explores two broad streams: marketing of sport and of sport-related products (promoting a particular team or selling team- and sport-related merchandise, for example), and using sports as a platform for marketing non-sports products, such as celebrity endorsements of a particular brand of watch or the corporate sponsorship of a tennis tournament. Together, these four volumes offer a comprehensive and authoritative overview of the state of sports management and marketing today, providing an invaluable print or online resource for student researchers"--

The Psychology of Doping in Sport

Author: Vassilis Barkoukis,Lambros Lazuras,Haralambos Tsorbatzoudis

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317644182

Category: Psychology

Page: 280

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This is the first book to draw together cutting-edge research on the psychological processes underlying doping use in sport and exercise, thereby filling an important gap in our understanding of this centrally important issue in contemporary sport. Covering diverse areas of psychology such as social cognition, automatic and controlled processes, moral decision-making, and societal and contextual influence on behaviour, the book also explores methodological considerations surrounding doping assessment in psychological research as well as future directions for evidence-based preventive interventions and anti-doping education. Written by a team of leading international researchers from countries including the US, Canada, Australia, the UK, Greece, Germany, Italy, Denmark and Ireland, the book integrates empirical findings with theoretical guidance for future psychological research on doping, and illuminates the challenges, needs and priorities in contemporary doping prevention. It is important reading for advanced students and researchers in sport and exercise science, sport management and sport policy, and will open up new perspectives for professional coaches, sports administrators, policy makers and sport medicine specialists looking to better understand the doping behaviours of athletes in sport.

Research Methods and Design in Sport Management

Author: Damon P. S. Andrew,Paul Mark Pedersen,Chad D. McEvoy

Publisher: Human Kinetics

ISBN: 073607385X

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 290

View: 7676

This text explains research design, implementation, analysis and assessment criteria with a focus on specific procedures unique to sport managament.

Routledge Handbook of Sports Event Management

Author: Milena M. Parent,Jean-Loup Chappelet

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1135104379

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 462

View: 3441

From the Olympic Games to community-level competitions, sports events can be complex and pose a particular set of managerial challenges. The Routledge Handbook of Sports Event Management surveys the management of sports events around the world of every size and scale, from small to mega-events, including one-off and recurring events, and single-sport and multi-sport events. The book adopts a unique stakeholder perspective, structured around the groups and individuals who have an interest in and co-create sports events, including organising committees, promoters, sport organisations, spectators, community groups, sponsors, host governments, the media and NGOs. Each chapter addresses a specific stakeholder, defines that stakeholder and its relationships with sports events, describes the managerial requirements for a successful event, assesses current research and directions for future research, and outlines the normative dimensions of stakeholder engagement (such as sustainability and legacy). No other book takes such a broad view of sports event management, surveying key theory, current research, best practice, and moral and ethical considerations in one volume. With contributions from leading sport and event scholars from around the world, the Routledge Handbook of Sports Event Management is essential reading for any advanced student, researcher or professional with an interest in sport management, sport development, sport policy or events.

Athletic Director's Desk Reference

Author: Lopiano, Donna,Zotos, Connee

Publisher: Human Kinetics

ISBN: 1450460194

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 472

View: 3745

Athletic Director’s Desk Reference is the most authoritative and comprehensive resource available for collegiate athletic administrators. This book and web resource guide program administrators in navigating their increasingly complex roles in athletic programs of any size.

Counseling in Sports Medicine

Author: Richard Ray,Diane M. Wiese-Bjornstal

Publisher: Human Kinetics 1

ISBN: 9780880115278

Category: Medical

Page: 361

View: 5165

Sports medicine professionals are trained to be keenly aware of an athlete's physical state. But what of the athlete's emotional needs? Counseling in Sports Medicineidentifies the special psychological needs of athletes and demonstrates the important role sports medicine professionals play in counseling. The book will help you empower athletes to cope with many psychological issues, including the impact of injury, and will enable you to use appropriate psychosocial interventions. Build your interaction and communication skills while you learn to equip yourself to conduct effective assessment interviews. Counseling in Sports Medicineoffers -counseling concepts and how and when to apply them; -specific case studies, with an extensive glossary and chapter objectives that make the theoretical concepts tangible; -practical recommendations on how to improve counseling skills; -chapters on counseling athletes with specific problems such as substance abuse, eating disorders, stress and anxiety, and catastrophic injury and illness; -examples of situations that warrant a referral to other health professionals; and -documentation issues and ethical considerations. Recognized sports medicine authority Richard Ray joins co-editor Diane M. Wiese-Bjornstal and 20 contributors to offer wide-ranging practical applications drawn from years of hands-on experience and research in athletic training and sport psychology. Helping athletes thrive isn't simply a matter of addressing their physical needs. This handy reference recognizes the importance of athletes' psychological needs and enables you to help them to a healthy outlook.

The SAGE Handbook of Sport Management

Author: Russell Hoye,Milena M. Parent

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 1473959233

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 594

View: 4158

The SAGE Handbook of Sport Management draws together the best current research on the major topics relevant to the field of sports management, including leadership, gender, diversity, development, policy, tourism, and media. Edited by two of the most respected figures in the field, the handbook includes contributions from leading sport management academics from Australia, Canada, New Zealand, USA, the UK and Europe.

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