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Key Concepts in Sport Psychology
Key Concepts in Sport Psychology provides a focused, accurate guide for students working within the dynamic field of sport psychology.
Media, Sports, and Society
Contributors examine media, sports and society while focusing on the theoretical, cultural and historical issues, the production of media sports programming, its content and its audience.
Publication Date: 2009-11-01
Since many students may have a peripheral understanding of the inner workings of the sport industry, A Practical Guide to Sport Management Internships is designed to offer undergraduate and graduate students as well as the internship supervisor in-depth pedagogical and legal insights to be better prepared for the experience.
Sport Management: the Basics
Sport Management: The Basics is an engaging and accessible introduction to sport management which considers a range of contemporary philosophical, social, cultural and political matters as they impact on this growing field.
Sports Management and Administration
This text is designed to help all those delivering sport to deliver it better and includes: What's different and special about sports management? The voluntary sector, Event management and marketing, Marketing, fundraising and sponsorship, Managing staff and volunteers, Legal issues including health and safety, and more.
Contemporary Research in Sports Economics
This volume comprises scientific contributions in the context of the 5thannual conference of the European Association of Sports Economics (ESEA). It contains five articles on UEFA's financial fair play regulation in European football. Moreover, a further three chapters deal with football topics like the dismissal of coaches or competitive balance. Furthermore, the economics of sports events - the Olympics as well as local events - are analyzed. Next to team sports, new developments of the economics of individual sports like cycling, ski-jumping and motor-racing are explored.
Current Issues in Contemporary Sport Development
ESDN's vision is to help create an environment where sports policies, programmes and practices are positively influenced by innovative, research-informed insight and collaborations between academics and practitioners. Under a broad theme of 'Opportunity through sport', the chapters reflect the nature and breadth of outcomes which are possible through active participation in sport.
Getting in the Game
In this first legal analysis of Title IX, Deborah L. Brake assesses the statute's successes and failures, using a feminist theory lens to understand, defend, and critique the law. Brake provides a richer understanding and appreciation of what Title IX has accomplished, while taking a critical look at the places where the law has fallen short. A unique contribution to the literature on Title IX, Getting in the Game fully explores the theory, policy choices, and successes and limitations of this historic law.
Key Concepts in Sport Management
Sharp, clear and relevant this book meets the needs of those studying and researching within the growing discipline of sport management. The intelligently cross-referenced entries provide a concise overview of the key concepts in the field guiding you through the important debates, sources and research methods in the management and delivery of sport.
Pay for Play
This book traces attempts at college athletics reform from 1855 through the early twenty-first century while analyzing the different roles played by students, faculty, conferences, university presidents, the NCAA, legislatures, and the Supreme Court. Pay for Play: A History of Big-Time College Athletic Reform also tackles critically important questions about eligibility, compensation, recruiting, sponsorship, and rules enforcement.
Playbooks and Checkbooks
Playbooks and Checkbooks takes a fascinating step-by-step look at the fundamental economic relationships shaping modern sports. Focusing on the ways that the sports business does and does not overlap with economics, the book uncovers the core paradox at the heart of the sports industry. Unlike other businesses, the sports industry would not survive if competitors obliterated each other to extinction, financially or otherwise--without rivals there is nothing to sell. Playbooks and Checkbooks examines how this unique economic truth plays out in the sports world, both on and off the field.
Sports in American Life
Sports in American Life addresses the social, economic, and cultural interaction between sports and gender, race, class, and other larger issues. It also provides expanded coverage of college sports, women in sports, race and racism in organized sports, and soccer's sharp rise in popularity. It features an all-new section that tackles the growing controversy of head injuries and concussions caused by contact sports
In this accessible and fascinating look at law and sports, Roger I. Abrams shines the lights on the uniquely complex and important legal issues that face both amateur and professional athletes. From cases involving Title IX, transgendered athletes, rights of the disabled, violence on the playing field, individual and franchise free-agency, amateurism and college sports, and responsibility of leagues for the safety and lifelong health of injured players, Abrams weaves a profoundly moving and immediately relevant story of ever broadening access to, and expanding rights within, the field of sports.
Sports Marketing and the Psychology of Marketing Communication
This book presents sports marketing in a scholarly and comprehensive way, covering major topics of discussion in sports marketing and the psychology of communication. Several new, innovative topics are introduced, such as SportNEST and consumption communities, and many classic topics are brought up to date, including sponsorship, ambush marketing, identification, endorsements, basking in reflected glory, and licensing