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The aim of this special issue is to build on the existing research on the management of high-performance (HP) sport and present the latest research on this field. The six articles in this issue deal with topics such as funding prioritization, league governance, sport development, coach labour...

Author(s)
Sotiriadoua, P.; de Bosscherb, V.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
European Sport Management Quarterly, 2018, 18, 1, pp 1-132
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This special issue examines what austerity means for sport in a wide range of contexts. The 11 papers in this issue consider the implications of austerity for sport participation, sport for development, elite sport, the management and performance of sports facilities, and the role of third-sector...

Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
International Journal of Sport Policy and Politics, 2018, 10, 1, pp 1-213
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This paper presents partial results of a large-scale multi-lingual (English, French, German, and Dutch) international study conducted in 2012, resulting in responses from over 60 countries (n=2490). This paper provides analyses of data obtained from respondents in nine countries (Australia,...

Author(s)
George, E. W.; Mallika Das
Publisher
OMICS International, Los Angeles, USA
Citation
Journal of Tourism and Hospitality, 2017, 6, 2, pp 273
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This paper analyses the use of the main e-tourism platforms by European tourists. A computer-aided Web interview (CAWI) was used to conduct the research in 19 European countries: Germany, Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Spain, Finland, France, Holland, Ireland, Italy, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Russia,...

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David-Negre, T.; Almedida-Santana, A.; Hernández, J. M.; Moreno-Gil, S.
Publisher
Springer Berlin, Heidelberg, Germany
Citation
Information Technology and Tourism, 2018, 20, 1/4, pp 131-152
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Over the past forty years, running has developed into one of the most popular physical leisure activities in Europe. An estimated 50 million Europeans are engaged in running as a way to stay healthy and/or to challenge themselves and there has been a marked surge in running events all over Europe...

Author(s)
Scheerder, J.; Breedveld, K.
Publisher
Palgrave MacMillan, Basingstoke, UK
Citation
Running across Europe: the rise and size of one of the largest sport markets, 2015, pp 304 pp.
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Urban green infrastructure provides a number of cultural ecosystem services that are greatly appreciated by the public. In order to benefit from these services, actual contact with the respective ecosystem is often required. Furthermore, the type of services offered depend on the physical...

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Hegetschweiler, K. T.; Vries, S. de; Arnberger, A.; Bell, S.; Brennan, M.; Siter, N.; Olafsson, A. S.; Voigt, A.; Hunziker, M.
Publisher
Elsevier GmbH, München, Germany
Citation
Urban Forestry & Urban Greening, 2017, 21, pp 48-59
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The purpose of this study is to model and empirically test international tourism demand for Turkey. For this purpose, panel co-integration and panel fully modified ordinary least squares (FMOLS) methods are employed for nine top tourist-generating countries. The results indicate that there is a...

Author(s)
Dogru, T.; Sirakaya-Turk, E.; Uysal, M.
Publisher
EuroCHRIE,
Citation
32nd EuroCHRIE conference "Hospitality and Tourism Futures", Dubai 6-9 October 2014, 2014, pp 40
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Human activities such as transport, trade and tourism are likely to influence the spatial distribution of non-native species and yet, Species Distribution Models (SDMs) that aim to predict the future broad scale distribution of invaders often rely on environmental (e.g. climatic) information only....

Author(s)
Gallardo, B.; Zieritz, A.; Aldridge, D. C.
Publisher
Public Library of Sciences (PLoS), San Francisco, USA
Citation
PLoS ONE, 2015, 10, 5, pp e0125801
Abstract

Background: Mental health disorders are major contributors to the global burden of disease and their inverse relationship with physical activity is widely accepted. However, research on the association between physical activity and positive mental health outcomes is limited. Happiness is an example ...

Author(s)
Richards, J.; Jiang XiaoXiao; Kelly, P.; Chau, J.; Bauman, A.; Ding Ding
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
BMC Public Health, 2015, 15, 53, pp (31 January 2015)
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Research question: The research questions that guided this investigation were (1) 'What are the roles of sport development stakeholders in elite player development pathways?' and (2) 'How are those elite pathways modelled in tennis?'. Research methods: Data from 18 semi-structured in-depth...

Author(s)
Brouwers, J.; Sotiriadou, P.; Bosscher, V. de
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
European Sport Management Quarterly, 2015, 15, 4, pp 454-477

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