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.
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Sport Development (and Sport for Development Development Through Sport
[Page 133]Sports development is typically defined in a rather broad way. For example, it can refer to the activities performed to enable participation for those already in sport and to encourage participation for those not yet in sport. It can also refer to recreational participation or elite performance and the development and support of elite athletes. It can include the pathways and structures needed for people to ...