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Steve Jackson is a professor at the University of Otago, New Zealand. He obtained a BA (Honors) degree from Western University (Ontario, Canada) and his MSc and PhD from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. In addition to his post at Otago Steve has served as a visiting professor at Charles University (Czech Republic), the University of Jyvaskyla (Finland), the University of British Columbia (Canada), the National Taiwan Normal University and the University of Johannesburg (South Africa). Steve’s publications include: The Other Sport Mega-Event: Rugby World Cup 2011 (Routledge);...

Dr. Robert Baker is a professor and director of the Center for Sport Management and Division of Sport Recreation and Tourism at George Mason University. He earned his doctorate from the College of William & Mary, and his M.S. and B.S. from Penn State University. He has served as president of the North American Society for Sport Management, as a founding commissioner of the Commission on Sport Management Accreditation and a founding board member of the World Association of Sport Management. Dr. Baker received NASSM’s 2010 Distinguished Sport Management Educator Award and NASPE’s 2011...


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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...

Daryl Adair, PhD, is associate professor in Sport Management in the UTS Business School, University of Technology, Sydney, Australia. A key focus of his research is the ways in which sport and culture interweave with indigeneity, race, ethnicity and gender. He also evaluates policies related to both performance enhancing drugs and illicit drugs in sport and physical activity settings.

 

Jorge Knijnik, PhD, has been with the School of Education and the Institute for Culture and Society at University of Western Sydney, Australia, since 2009. He was a recipient of the Building the Gender Equality Prize (2009) awarded by the Brazilian Research Council and UNIFEM. His research interests range from sport in society, culture, and history to gender and human rights in education, physical education pedagogies, drama studies, and fandom culture. His current research examines the socialisation process within football fans in Greater Western Sydney and how football...

Keith Page Henschen is a professor in the department of exercise and sport science at the University of Utah, with an area of expertise in the psychosocial aspects of sport. Dr. Henschen received a PED degree from Indiana University in 1971 and has been a member of the University of Utah faculty for the past 30 years. His research interests include the psychology of performance, use of psychological interventions in sport, and sport psychology for special populations. Dr. Henschen has co-authored four textbooks and published approximately 200 articles, 24 chapters of books...

Ronnie Lidor is a professor and the Director of the Zinman College of Physical Education and Sport Sciences at the Wingate Institute, and he is also on the faculty of education at the University of Haifa (Israel). His main areas of research are cognitive strategies, talent detection, early development in sport, and sport development. Lidor has published over 100 articles, book chapters, and proceedings chapters, in English and in Hebrew. He is the senior editor of several books, among them Sport Psychology: Linking Theory and Practice (1999) and The Psychology of Team Sports (2003), and...

Michelle is a PhD candidate at Nipissing University with a focus on the intersection of sport, culture and education. She teaches international health in the School of Human Kinetics and directs institutional planning at Laurentian University. She co-authored Public Private Partnerships in Physical Activity and Sport (Human Kinetics) with Norm O’Reilly. Michelle is an executive member of the Sudbury Rocks Race, Run, or Walk for Diabetes, a founding board executive for the Young Professionals Association, and the former athlete representative for Ringette Ontario. She is an avid...

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