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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
Abstract

A central claim in Robert Putnam's theory of social capital is that participation in voluntary organizations can foster social trust among members that are active and engaged. Based on this claim, this article examines how duration of membership and member participation impacts upon levels of...

Author(s)
Elmose-Østerlund, K.; Roest, J. W. van der
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
European Journal for Sport and Society, 2017, 14, 4, pp 366-386
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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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Participation in sports is a health promotion activity and maintains good habits that entail an important injury risk. The present article is a study using Multivariate Analysis, the relationship between type of injury, location of injury, the most popular sports; soccer, basketball, volleyball,...

Author(s)
Ríos Azuara, D.; Pérez Flores, D.; Ríos Alcolea, M.
Publisher
CV Ciencias del Deporte RedIRIS, Madrid, Spain
Citation
Revista Internacional de Medicina y Ciencias de la Actividad Física y el Deporte, 2014, 14, 55, pp 479-494
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Each of the six city museums featured in this issue (Amsterdam, Chicago, Helsinki, London, Rotterdam, and Vancouver) tells a story of soul-searching, experimentation, and reinvention. Each describes a different approach to the new realities of urban history, from intense audience research to...

Author(s)
Tisdale, R.
Publisher
Maney Publishing, Leeds, UK
Citation
Journal of Museum Education, 2013, 38, 1, pp 3-68
Abstract

Background: The family, and parents in particular, are considered the most important influencers regarding children's energy-balance related behaviours (EBRBs). When children become older and gain more behavioural autonomy regarding different behaviours, the parental influences may become less...

Author(s)
Velde, S. J. te; ChinAPaw, M. J. M.; Bourdeaudhuij, I. de; Bere, E.; Maes, L.; Moreno, L.; Jan, N.; Kovacs, E.; Manios, Y.; Brug, J.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity, 2014, 11, 82, pp (8 July 2014)
Abstract

The governments of the most developed nations now have policies aimed at increasing the levels of sport participation within their respective societies. This book examines the participation policies of national governments across the world and offers a comparative analysis of the successes and...

Author(s)
Nicholson, M.; Hoye, R.; Houlihan, B.
Publisher
Routledge, Taylor & Francis, London, UK
Citation
Participation in sport: international policy perspectives, 2010, pp 292 pp.
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This paper reports on a cross-national study of the activity patterns of 50-90 year old adults in six European countries, namely Austria, Italy, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Sweden and the United Kingdom. It analyses patterns of activity involvement and the resulting expression of satisfaction....

Author(s)
Fortuijn, J. D.; Meer, M. van der; Burholt, V.; Ferring, D.; Quattrini, S.; Hallberg, I. R.; Weber, G.; Wenger, G. C.
Publisher
John Wiley & Sons Ltd, Chichester, UK
Citation
Population, Space and Place, 2006, 12, 5, pp 353-369
Abstract

The book deals with developments in sport in 15 countries. Following a general introduction, individual chapters present information on developments in sport in: Canada, the USA, Japan, India, New Zealand. Czechoslovakia, Poland, Bulgaria, Italy, France, Portugal, the Netherlands, the UK, Finland...

Publisher
Giordano Bruno, Culemborg, Netherlands
Citation
Trends in sports: a multinational perspective., 1989, pp 422pp.

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