Sport has become a global business. There is no corner of the Earth that isn't reached by coverage of global sporting mega-events such as the Olympics or the World Cup, events managed by international governing bodies such as the IOC and FIFA that operate like major international businesses....
Published June 21st 2012 by Routledge
This comprehensive and accessible textbook offers a complete grounding in both qualitative and quantitative research methods for the sports studies student. The book offers the reader a step-by-step guide to the research process, from designing a research project, to collecting and analysing data,...
Published December 1st 2009 by Routledge
Now available in paperback, the Encyclopedia of International Sports Studies is the most authoritative and comprehensive single-volume reference work ever published on sport. With over one million words of text arranged into more than 1000 entries and articles, it covers the full range of...
Published September 21st 2009 by Routledge
Sports now constitute one of the most valuable forms of broadcast entertainment in today’s lucrative international market. This textbook explains the economics underlying the sports broadcasting phenomenon. The specific regulatory culture governing sports broadcasting means that the financial...
Published May 24th 2007 by Routledge
The 3 volume Encyclopedia of International Sports Studies provides comprehensive coverage of all aspects of the science, social science and medicine of sport. The Encyclopedia is alphabetically organised and consists of: principal entries of 3000 words covering disciplinary areas, e.g. sports...
Published November 24th 2005 by Routledge
The Role of Sport in Economic and Social Regeneration
Cities now seek to attract major sporting events and activities to re-image themselves, and frequently invest in community sports development to fund economic growth and regeneration. Including a range of case-studies from global (the Sydney Olympics) to local (urban school sports), this book ...
Published April 26th 2001 by Routledge
An Economic Analysis, 2nd Edition
The Economics of Sport and Recreation provides a much needed and up-to-date analysis of sport's contribution to the global economy. This new edition covers all aspects of the economics of sport and recreation but gives prominence to the staggering rise of the commercial sector over the last decade....
Published August 11th 2000 by Routledge