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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

Europe has a 'problem'; it is becoming a 'less cultural continent' as fewer Europeans are 'engaging in cultural activities'. This conclusion has been reached due to the findings of the latest cross national cultural participation survey. This paper questions the existence of this 'problem' and...

Author(s)
Stevenson, D.; Balling, G.; Kann-Rasmussen, N.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
International Journal of Cultural Policy, 2017, 23, 1, pp 89-106
Abstract

This collection of nine papers deals with various aspects of youth sport policies, including: the relationship between youth sport and citizenship development; child/youth protection from abuse in sport; the promotion of youth sport participation and youth development; youth co-determination...

Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
International Journal of Sport Policy and Politics, 2016, 8, 1, pp 1-171
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Visiting places associated with popular literature is increasingly prominent as a tourist practice; however little is known on how to explain the growing popularity of this phenomenon in large cities over the world. How do tourists experience contemporary cities through their participation in...

Author(s)
Es, N. van; Reijnders, S.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Annals of Tourism Research, 2016, 57, pp 113-125
Abstract

The 13 papers in this special issue reflect the changes in the concepts of rural tourism as well as in the academic interest in this form of tourism. The papers can be divided into two main types. The first group of papers examines aspects of the unique sense of place that rural areas possess, the...

Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2015, 23, 8/9, pp 1133-1403
Abstract

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.
Abstract

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
Abstract

This special volume (consisting of 24 articles, in addition to an introduction) considers the state of research and practice in sustainable tourism. The articles are organised into four thematic areas of research: community and multi-stakeholder perspectives on sustainability in tourism; business...

Author(s)
Budeanu, A.; Miller, G.; Moscardo, G.; Ooi, C. S.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Cleaner Production, 2016, 111, Part B, pp 285-539
Abstract

This paper contains a sociocultural analysis of school sport experiences of Muslim girls in two countries with different gender policies in physical education (PE) classes: England and Denmark. In Denmark, PE lessons take place in co-educative classes, in England schools are more diverse, with...

Author(s)
Benn, T.; Pfister, G.
Publisher
Taylor & Francis, Abingdon, UK
Citation
European Journal of Sport Science, 2013, 13, 5, pp 567-574
Abstract

The PAPA project is a large field experiment in sport and exercise psychology that has taken place across five European countries, namely: England, France, Greece, Norway and Spain. Grassroots soccer was the targeted sport setting in PAPA due to the huge popularity of youth soccer. The overarching...

Author(s)
Duda, J. L.
Publisher
Taylor & Francis, Abingdon, UK
Citation
International Journal of Sport and Exercise Psychology, 2013, 11, 4, pp 311-407

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