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Most athletic organizations—ranging from youth and junior level to collegiate and Olympic—have insufficient finances to meet operational need, requiring personnel to learn to proactively address resource deficiencies. This is particularly true in today’s financial landscape, as the volume and...


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Governance of  Sport: Aspects and Insights provides analysis and applications relative to the governance,  policies, and practices important to both profit and nonprofit sport organizations around the world. Governance of Sport explores the influence of diverse cultural...


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Regardless of physical talent, all dancers face struggles. The outcome depends largely on the dancer’s mindset. Authors Chelsea Butters Wooding and Ashley Coker-Cranney combine their similar backgrounds in dance with their expertise as mental performance consultants to cultivate an adaptive...


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The companion workbook to Enhancing Performance and Quality of Life provides in-depth activities and exercises to develop and practice the relevant skills and concepts that are defined in the textbook. This workbook addresses skills development separately for adults and youth. Adults...


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Areas of expertise and advancements long recognized within the field of sport psychology have  recently gained recognition for improving performance outside the realm of sport, in areas such as the performing arts, the armed services, and even enhancing one’s overall health and quality of life...


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Summer Sports Camps 101 is a comprehensive guide for creating and operating a summer sports camp. New or seasoned coaches, sports industry practitioners, and camp administrators in youth and college-level sports will benefit from author Richard Leonard’s extensive experience in planning...

Richard Lapchick
John E Dollar
Adrien Bouchet
Aju J. Fenn

In response to the increasing debate on the relative worth of small events compared to large events, we create a theoretical model to determine whether smaller events are more likely to create positive economic impact. First, event size and city size are redefined as continuums of resources. The concepts of event resource demand (ERD) and city resource supply (CRS) are introduced, allowing for a joint analysis of supply and demand. When local economic conditions are brought into the analysis, the framework determines how a city resource deficiency or surplus affects the economic impact of...Read more


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Not only was John Wooden a great basketball coach, he was a master teacher. In fact, he was a great coach because he was a master teacher. What Wooden has learned from others in the classroom and perfected on the practice court are fundamental principles of effective teaching, which are conveyed in You Haven’t Taught Until They Have Learned: John Wooden’s Teaching Principles and Practices. Co-author Swen Nater, one of Wooden’s former players at UCLA, provides insightful first-hand accounts on the many life lessons he learned from Wooden that he has applied to his life since becoming a teacher himself. Wooden’s principles conveyed by Nater and co-author Ronald Gallimore in this book can be studied and applied by teachers, coaches, parents, and anyone else who is responsible for, works with, or supervises others.


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The Long Run to Freedom: Sport, Cultures and Identities in South Africa analyzes the meaning attached to sport in South African societies, past and present. It explores the history and changing meanings attached to particular sports in the old and new South Africas, and the ways in which sport is being used in the present. In particular, it examines the prominent team sports of rugby, soccer, and cricket in the creation of social divisions and unities over the course of South African history.