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In this paper the researchers examine the extent to which nations that are awarded the right to host the Olympic and Paralympic Games benefit from success in elite sport through a quantifiable home advantage or host nation effect. The prevalence and size of home advantage in the Olympic and ...

Author(s)
Wilson, D.; Ramchandani, G.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Global Sport Management, 2021, 6, 2, pp 170-184
Abstract

There are various contributing factors to sporting success among elite athletes, including Olympians. The purpose of this paper was to investigate the enablers and/or barriers to sporting success among South African former Olympians from historically disadvantaged areas (HDAs) using the SPLISS...

Author(s)
Mthombeni, S.; Coopoo, Y.; Noorbhai, H.
Publisher
South African Sports Medicine Association, Cape Town, South Africa
Citation
South African Journal of Sports Medicine, 2023, 35, 15068,
Abstract

Objective: To describe injuries and illnesses across traditional and new sports among the participating athletes of the Buenos Aires 2018 Youth Olympic Summer Games (BA YOG) (6-18 October 2018). Methods: We recorded the daily number of athlete injuries and illnesses (1) through the reporting of all ...

Author(s)
Steffen, K.; Soligard, T.; Mountjoy, M.; Dallo, I.; Gessara, A. M.; Giuria, H.; Perez Alamino, L.; Rodriguez, J.; Salmina, N.; Veloz, D.; Budgett, R.; Engebretsen, L.
Publisher
BMJ Publishing Group, London, UK
Citation
British Journal of Sports Medicine, 2020, 54, 3, pp 168-175
Abstract

The legacy of an Olympic Games in a host city or country can take a variety of forms, including non-sporting benefits, such as enhanced urban infrastructure and national and international tourism profile, and sporting benefits, such as improved sporting facilities, strengthened sports...

Author(s)
Veal, A. J.; Toohey, K.; Frawley, S.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Policy Research in Tourism, Leisure and Events, 2012, 4, 2, pp 155-184
Abstract

Investments in elite sport and major sporting events are often justified in sport policy by various rationales, one of which is a 'trickle-down' effect whereby successful athletes have a positive impact on general sport participation rates. This effect is likely to be greater when hosting...

Author(s)
Castellanos-García, P.; Kokolakakis, T.; Shibli, S.; Downward, P.; Bingham, J.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
International Journal of Sport Policy and Politics, 2021, 13, 1, pp 105-122
Abstract

This paper studied the women's sports policy in Japan since 2005 by analyzing the driving factors, content, implementation effects, and implications to women's sports policy in China. The results show that in 21century, the perfection of women's sports policy was driven by the factors including...

Author(s)
Guo XiaoPeng; Pang Long; Dai Yu
Publisher
Editorial Department of Journal of Physical Education, Guangzhou, China
Citation
Journal of Physical Education, 2022, 29, 4, pp 32-38
Abstract

This study explores the impact of austerity on the London 2012 Summer Olympics participation legacy from a grassroots sports club perspective, utilising institutional theory. The study adopted a mixed methods approach including semi-structured interviews with 11 stakeholders involved in ...

Author(s)
Gérard, S.; Brittain, I.; Jones, A.; Thomas, G.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Leisure Studies, 2020, 39, 5, pp 629-643
Abstract

This study is designed to determine the dietary habits and knowledge level of the elite athletes from various branches in international context, on behalf of our country. Randomly selected athletes from Basketball, Volleyball, Football, Handball, Track and Field, Fencing, Weightlifting, Tennis,...

Author(s)
Yarar, H.; Gökdemİr, K.; Eroğlu, H.; Özdemİr, G.
Publisher
Selcuk University, Konya, Turkey
Citation
Selçuk Üniversitesi Beden Eğitimi ve Spor Bilim Dergisi, 2011, 13, 3, pp 368-371
Abstract

Despite growing interest in the origins of sports medicine, there has been little academic attention paid to the development of healthcare in New Zealand sport. Using primary archival sources as well as contemporaneous literature from the post-world war period to the founding of the New Zealand...

Author(s)
Hamilton, B.; Ryan, G.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
International Journal of the History of Sport, 2021, 38, 12, pp 1269-1287
Abstract

Rio 2016 Games were preceded by controversy and doubts about taking place in Brazil. Despite polemics, its achievement could generate a Momentum, a sense of accomplishment and capability since the opening of the Olympic Games until the end of the Paralympic Games. Just some mouths after Rio 2016,...

Author(s)
Galatti, L. R.
Publisher
Escola de Educação Física e Esporte da Universidade de São Paulo (EEFEUSP), São Paulo, Brazil
Citation
Revista Brasileira de Educação Fisica e Esporte, 2017, 31, 1, pp 321-329

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