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Using data collected by means of an online questionnaire of German football-club volunteers, we studied whether match quality helps to predict philanthropy as measured in terms of donations. Match quality is defined as the congruence of a volunteer's motives for volunteering with his or her utility ...

Author(s)
Behrens, C.; Meyer, T.; Pierdzioch, C.; Emrich, E.
Publisher
Sage Publications Ltd, London, UK
Citation
International Review for the Sociology of Sport, 2018, 53, 5, pp 594-614
Abstract

The National Intramural-Recreational Sports Association (NIRSA) Championship Series (Series) has developed into the primary organization for governing extramural/sport club collegiate recreational tournaments. As NIRSA professionals describe it, the Series has also evolved into a platform for...

Author(s)
Tingle, J. K.; Griffiths, R. J.; Hazlett, D.; Flint, A.
Publisher
Human Kinetics, Inc., Champaign, USA
Citation
Recreational Sports Journal, 2018, 42, 1, pp 2-17
Abstract

Background: Exercise programmes aimed at reducing injury have been shown to be efficacious for some non-collision sports, but evidence in adult men's collision sports such as rugby union is lacking. Objective: To evaluate the efficacy of a movement control injury prevention exercise programme for...

Author(s)
Attwood, M. J.; Roberts, S. P.; Trewartha, G.; England, M. E.; Stokes, K. A.
Publisher
BMJ Publishing Group, London, UK
Citation
British Journal of Sports Medicine, 2018, 52, 6, pp 368-374
Abstract

This article presents the results of a study of the host volunteer's motivation at the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympic Games, and the impact of motivation on volunteer satisfaction and volunteer attitude toward the Games. A modified VMS-ISE scale was used to identify five motivational groups. Differences ...

Author(s)
Vetitnev, A.; Bobina, N.; Terwiel, F. A.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Putnam Valley, USA
Citation
Event Management, 2018, 22, 3, pp 333-352
Abstract

This autoethnographic study of working as a Games Maker at London 2012 demonstrates the motivational challenges behind volunteering for an event nearly 2 years in the future and the issues this causes. The task of keeping 70,000 international volunteers motivated over a long time frame, while not...

Author(s)
Sadd, D.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Putnam Valley, USA
Citation
Event Management, 2018, 22, 3, pp 317-332
Abstract

The present study investigated the prevalence of injuries among recreational runners of both genders, involved in guided training (running clubs). Twenty volunteers aged above 20 years and involved in amateur running training and competition comprised the sample. This was a descriptive study using...

Author(s)
Arcanjo, G. N.; Pacheco Neto, P. da S.; Ferreira, E. de O.; Alencar, D. L. de; Gadelha, M. A.; Napoleão, C. M.
Publisher
Desafio Singular - Unipessoal Lda, Riberira de Pena, Portugal
Citation
Motricidade, 2018, 14, 1, pp 382-386
Abstract

This study tries to explore the major obstacles that restrain the idea tough management in soccer clubs and company in Dubai, United Arab Emirates by means of descriptive approaches, namely: surveys and explanatory studies. The used sample, intentionally volunteered, was selected from 8 football...

Author(s)
Al-Anssari, M.; Kaabi, S.; Saidi, S.; Souissi, N.
Publisher
Scientific Research Publishing, Irvine, USA
Citation
Advances in Physical Education, 2018, 8, 2, pp 274-294
Abstract

The Commission on Sport Management Accreditation (COSMA) has identified experiential learning as an integral element to be included in sport management curriculum. However, often the experiential learning opportunities offered by sport management programs have been limited to a required internship...

Author(s)
Sattler, L. A.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Hospitality, Leisure, Sport and Tourism Education, 2018, 22, pp 52-62
Abstract

The use of outdoor sports equipment in parks is increasing day by day. Individuals aim to become fit by doing various physical exercises in these areas. The aim of this study was to investigate the frequency and the purposes of use of male and female participants using outdoor sports equipment in...

Author(s)
Üstü, N. A.; Zorba, E.; Üstü, Ü. D.
Publisher
Sportif Bakıș: Spor ve Egitim Bilimleri Dergisi, Kutahya, Turkey
Citation
Sportif Bakıș: Spor ve Eğitim Bilimleri Dergisi, 2018, 5, 1, pp 33-41
Abstract

This article addresses factors that influence voluntary sport club (VSC) members' loyalty to voluntary engagement. The question asked is an issue of VSC volunteers' commitment; whether they decide to quit or continue their engagement. A multilevel approach was used that considered both individual...

Author(s)
Schlesinger, T.; Nagel, S.
Publisher
Sage Publications Ltd, London, UK
Citation
International Review for the Sociology of Sport, 2018, 53, 1, pp 101-121

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