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The aim of this paper is to analyze the underlying factors that influence satisfaction volunteers Juegos Suramericanos of Santiago 2014 The study involved 688 volunteers, who were submitted to a social survey designed to determine the level of satisfaction regarding this experience. Data analysis...

Author(s)
Soto-Lagos, R.; Vergara Constela, C.; Fernandez Vergara, O.
Publisher
Colégio Brasileiro de Ciências de Esporte, Porto Alegre, Brazil
Citation
Revista Brasileira de Ciências do Esporte, 2017, 39, 2, pp 191-198
Abstract

The nature of the exchange relationship between an individual and the organisation where they work or volunteer is fundamental to the individual's wellbeing and the organisation's success. Psychological contract represents an individual's expectations surrounding that relationship, and fulfilment...

Author(s)
Harman, A.; Doherty, A.
Publisher
Inderscience Enterprises Ltd, Geneva, Switzerland
Citation
International Journal of Sport Management and Marketing, 2017, 17, 1/2, pp 94-120
Abstract

The decision to volunteer is influenced by expectations of positive emotions. Positive relationships underpin a sense of community. This study identifies antecedents to a sport events volunteer's sense of community. Previous research indicates that sense of community increases after the event, and...

Author(s)
Dickson, G.; Hallmann, K.; Phelps, S.
Publisher
Inderscience Enterprises Ltd, Geneva, Switzerland
Citation
International Journal of Sport Management and Marketing, 2017, 17, 1/2, pp 71-93
Abstract

This special issue brings together work that promotes the positive manifestations inside and in relation to sport organisations through the lenses of positive organizational scholarship (POS) and positive organizational behaviour (POB). It consists of six papers dealing with the following topics:...

Author(s)
Anagnostopoulos, C.; Papadimitriou, D.
Publisher
Inderscience Enterprises Ltd, Geneva, Switzerland
Citation
International Journal of Sport Management and Marketing, 2017, 17, 1/2, pp 1-143
Abstract

This article reflects on existing research examining volunteerism and volunteer management in sport from individual, institutional, multi-level, and policy perspectives. The overview reveals that a substantial body of knowledge has been generated, particularly on the individual perspective and, to...

Author(s)
Wicker, P.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Sport Management Review, 2017, 20, 4, pp 325-337
Abstract

The recruitment and commitment of voluntary board members of sport clubs are reported as a growing problem. Some sport clubs report that the recruitment and commitment of board members is existence-threatening. Little is known why some sport clubs perceive this problem as a challenge for their...

Author(s)
Thieme, L.; Liebetreu, T.; Wallrodt, S.
Publisher
Springer Berlin, Heidelberg, Germany
Citation
German Journal of Exercise and Sport Research, 2017, 47, 2, pp 133-148
Abstract

This research explores the emotional labour of university students whilst volunteering on the Sport Universities North East England (SUNEE) sports-based outreach project. Using data from semi-structured interviews with students (n=40) this paper draws on the work of Arlie Hochschild (1983, 2012) to ...

Author(s)
Hayton, J. W.
Publisher
Human Kinetics, Inc., Champaign, USA
Citation
Sociology of Sport Journal, 2017, 34, 2, pp 136-147
Abstract

This special issue aims to explore relations between the study of work and the continuing evolution of the sociology of sport with a particular focus on the mental health of sports workers. Key issues examined in the six papers include: the strategies workers/athletes adopt in relation to...

Author(s)
Roderick, M.; Smith, A.; Potrac, P.
Publisher
Human Kinetics, Inc., Champaign, USA
Citation
Sociology of Sport Journal, 2017, 34, 2, pp 99-182
Abstract

The study investigated the effectiveness of using trained volunteer coaches to improve the physical activity level of youth with and without intellectual disabilities enrolled in an inclusive programme. In total, 106 youths with and without intellectual disabilities participated in the programme....

Author(s)
Bukhala, P. W.
Publisher
AFAHPER-SD, Thohoandou, South Africa
Citation
African Journal for Physical Activity and Health Sciences, 2017, 23, 1:1, pp 13-27
Abstract

An 'engagement through sport' agenda has emerged in the last few years in Australia, expecting sport governing organizations to increase opportunities of inclusion in sport and physical activity in the community. However, it can be maintained that stagnant or declining physical activity must be...

Author(s)
Rosso, E. G. F.; McGrath, R.
Publisher
Routledge, Melbourne, Australia
Citation
Annals of Leisure Research, 2017, 20, 3, pp 349-367

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