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Unconditional convergence across countries worldwide is typically rejected in terms of GDP per capita. But when focusing on a specific internationally competitive industry, such as manufacturing, rather than the overall economy, unconditional convergence has been found to hold. As the epitome of...

Author(s)
Krause, M.; Szymanski, S.
Publisher
Routledge
Publication
Applied Economics, 2019, 51, 27, pp 2980-2999
Abstract

We analyze the effect of the introduction of stricter financial constraints on the trade-off between sporting and economic results. We apply a stochastic Cobb-Douglas production frontier model to a sample of Italian Serie A teams, i.e. first division, over the period 2005-2015 to evaluate the...

Author(s)
Ghio, A.; Ruberti, M.; Verona, R.
Publisher
Routledge
Publication
Applied Economics, 2019, 51, 24, pp 2623-2638
Abstract

Using real-life sports data of Major League Baseball, this paper investigates whether professional players follow the minimax theorem in their strategies. Our empirical results using the 2010 regular-season data show that baseball players do not optimize their strategies: there is a significant...

Author(s)
Choe, J.; Kim JunSung
Publisher
Routledge
Publication
Applied Economics, 2019, 51, 24, pp 2591-2605
News Article

This year’s venue for The 148th Open is Royal Portrush in Northern Ireland. The competition has returned to Northern Ireland after 68 years and...

Date
May 2019
Author(s)
Jesslyn Thay
AbstractFull Text

Introduction: The aim of this study was to investigate the effect of fatigue on electromyography activity of biceps femoris, gastrocnemius and soleus muscles of soccer players. Materials and Methods: In this study timing and electromyography activity of biceps femoris, medial gastrocnemius and...

Author(s)
Nazarian, A. B.; Letafatkar, A.; Barati, A. H.; Jamshidi, A. A.; Abasi, A.
Publisher
Semnan University of Medical Sciences and Health Services
Publication
Koomesh, 2019, 21, 1, pp Pe33-Pe40, En5
AbstractFull Text

Athletes have high energy metabolism and high consumption rate, and their required protein intake is much more than the general population. How to scientifically supplement dietary protein for athletes is an important research topic of sports nutrition. This article reviewed the effects of dietary...

Author(s)
Shan XianLu; Chen Yuan
Publisher
Journal of Food Safety and Quality
Publication
Journal of Food Safety and Quality, 2019, 10, 5, pp 1174-1177
AbstractFull Text

This qualitative research is directed at understanding how the concept of sustainability is incorporated into sport mega events. Using a descriptive method, decision-making frameworks are presented in this historical process where Nature and climate are the major guiding features together with a...

Author(s)
Silva, E. G. B. da; Silva, L. B. da
Publisher
Universidad de la Laguna
Publication
PASOS: Revista de Turismo y Patrimonio Cultural, 2019, 17, 1, pp 179-192

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