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Sport

Our selective coverage of sports literature includes sports economics and sociology, participation, marketing, sports events, and nutrition and health

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This study explores the meaning of competitive sports participation among youth athletes with disabilities who are members of a sled hockey team affiliated with a community-based therapeutic recreation (TR) and adaptive sports organization. The study draws upon theories of Social Role Valorization...

Author(s)
Aytur, S.; Craig, P. J.; Frye, M.; Bonica, M.; Rainer, S.; Hapke, L.; McGilvray, M.
Publisher
Sagamore Publishing LLC
Publication
Therapeutic Recreation Journal, 2018, 52, 2, pp unpaginated
Abstract

Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to propose a new classification of rules-driven sports and technology-driven sports that suggests different models of how sports develop. This paper outlines some key aspects of an evolutionary view of sports economics research and, separately, an institutional...

Author(s)
Potts, J.; Thomas, S.
Publisher
Emerald Publishing
Publication
Sport, Business and Management, 2018, 8, 1, pp 82-96
Abstract

Purpose: Attendance at matches in the smaller European football leagues is challenged by the increased number of live broadcast matches, particularly covering the biggest leagues. The purpose of this paper is to analyse the effects of live broadcasting, match scheduling and other factors on stadium...

Author(s)
Kringstad, M.; Solberg, H. A.; Jakobsen, T. G.
Publisher
Emerald Publishing
Publication
Sport, Business and Management, 2018, 8, 1, pp 67-81
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Newly indexed on Leisure Tourism are papers from a Special Issue of the International Journal of Sport Nutrition and Exercise Metabolism. The issue...

Date
June 2018
Author(s)
David Simpson
AbstractFull Text

Recreation and sport settings (RSS) typically promote health in the form of physical activity, but the healthfulness of their food environment is often neglected. We explored stakeholder perspectives on barriers to healthy food provision in RSS through telephone interviews with ten representatives...

Author(s)
McIsaac, J. L. D.; Jarvis, S. L.; Spencer, R.; Kirk, S. F. L.
Publisher
Public Health Agency of Canada
Publication
Health Promotion and Chronic Disease Prevention in Canada: Research, Policy and Practice, 2018, 38, 1, pp 18-22
AbstractFull Text

Background and Objective: Athletes suffer from poor physical fitness in some sports fields, which can cause long-term pain in their hands. This study was carried out to compare the musculoskeletal abnormalities in professional wushu athletes and wrestlers with non-athletes. Methods: This...

Author(s)
Samakoush, H. B.; Norasteh, A. A.; Firouzjah, E. M. A. N.; Abozarzadeh, A. A.
Publisher
Golestan University of Medical Sciences and Health Services
Publication
Journal of Gorgan University of Medical Sciences, 2018, 19, 4, pp Pe61-Pe66, En67
AbstractFull Text

Background and Objective: Stiffness and restricted range of movement (ROM) affect muscle balance and body alignment. The purpose of this research is the study the relationship between Iliopsoas tightness and hip active range of motion, extensor-flexor muscle strength and thoracolumbar curves....

Author(s)
Aali, S.; Letafatkar, A.; Ebrahimi, E.; Barati, A. H.; Hadadnejad, M.
Publisher
Golestan University of Medical Sciences and Health Services
Publication
Journal of Gorgan University of Medical Sciences, 2018, 19, 4, pp Pe54-Pe59, En60

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