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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 contexts on sport...


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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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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 Directory of Psychological Tests in the Sport and Exercise Sciences summarizes the 314 psychological scales, questionnaires, and inventories specific to sport and exercise settings that have been reported in more than 35 years of refereed, international scientific literature:...


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Exercising Your Way to Better Mental Health is the first book of its kind to reveal the link between physical fitness and mental health.  Dr. Larry Leith, renowned execise scientist, discusses how participation in physical activities can help you: fight depression, alleviate stress and...


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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...

Adrien Bouchet
Aju J. Fenn
Richard Lapchick
John E Dollar

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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