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What is the role of civic recreation - recreation-based volunteering - in the human-nature relationship? Through a mixed-method research design, this article investigates what motivates outdoor recreationists, what predicts higher levels of volunteer engagement, and the outcomes volunteers report....

Author(s)
Schild, R.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Environmental Planning and Management, 2018, 61, 5/6, pp 924-949
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Sport events that depend upon natural landscapes tend to draw athletes from urban centres to peripheral areas. In doing so these events function as tourist attractions but little is known about the way participating athletes understand these places. This study explores the ways that one type of...

Author(s)
Hinch, T.; Kono, S.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sport & Tourism, 2018, 22, 2, pp 109-130
Abstract

Although emerging research suggests members of smaller communities are more likely to play sport, including professional sport, there is little understanding of what sociocultural factors may be associated with sporting contexts in smaller communities. The purpose of this study was to assess if...

Author(s)
Balish, S. M.; Rainham, D.; Blanchard, C.
Publisher
Taylor & Francis, Abingdon, UK
Citation
International Journal of Sport and Exercise Psychology, 2018, 16, 2, pp 203-213
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This paper demonstrates the value of researching the emic perceptions expressed by participants of sport for development and peace (SDP) programs about their program. An Israeli SDP program was chosen which addresses Arab children's educational needs through sport. Ten semi-structured interviews...

Author(s)
Wahrman, H.; Zach, S.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Sport, Education and Society, 2018, 23, 4, pp 354-366
Abstract

The field of sports volunteerism has received considerable attention over recent years. It is increasingly evident that many national and transnational governing bodies of sport accept that the sustainability of their events remains conditional upon volunteers who are willing to offer their skills...

Author(s)
Hassan, D.; Harding, C.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Sport in Society: Cultures, Commerce, Media, Politics, 2018, 21, 5, pp 815-832
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This collection looks at the extent and nature of ethical concerns for new directions in sport governance. The eight papers address topic such as: the need to improve the regulation of international sport; sport and politics; the ethics of hosting sport mega-events; autocrats and sport corruption;...

Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Sport in Society: Cultures, Commerce, Media, Politics, 2018, 21, 5, pp 721-832
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Understanding participation motivation and increasing adherence to physical activity among the general population is crucial for the overall well-being of our society. Existing measures do not adequately capture all the motives people have for engaging in sport and exercise. The purpose of the...

Author(s)
Dev Roychowdhury
Publisher
Research Group for the Sciences of Physical Activity and Sport, Alicante, Spain
Citation
Journal of Human Sport and Exercise, 2018, 13, 1, pp 231-247
Abstract

An interview survey was conducted to ascertain the kind of management talent sought by a professional sports club. In order to conduct the survey, one club was selected from each of the J1, J2, and J3 groups in the 2014 season. Semi-structured interviews were conducted based on: 1. skills and...

Author(s)
Tajima, Y.; Nishimura, T.; Sakurai, T.; Okano, K.; Kamino, K.; Sasaki, T.
Publisher
Japan Society of Sports Industry, Tokyo, Japan
Citation
Journal of Japan Society of Sports Industry, 2018, 28, 1, pp 53-62
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Recent studies have found a positive link between match quality, i. e., the congruence of motives for doing volunteer work and the actual experiences, and the satisfaction of volunteers. We studied determinants of match quality based on data of volunteers in sports clubs from Rhineland-Palatinate....

Author(s)
Behrens, C.; Emrich, E.; Hämmerle, M.; Pierdzioch, C.
Publisher
Springer Berlin, Heidelberg, Germany
Citation
German Journal of Exercise and Sport Research, 2018, 48, 1, pp 89-98
Abstract

This article examines how Chinese national values are imparted to and through the recent phenomenon of ceremonial volunteers or etiquette volunteers (liyi zhiyuan). These volunteers are all young college women who serve at major national events by greeting guests, ushering, and holding ceremonial...

Author(s)
Wu KaMing
Publisher
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK
Citation
Journal of Asian Studies, 2018, 77, 1, pp 205-223

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