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Corporate Author European Sport Development Network. Conference (2014 : University of Wolverhampton), creator.

Title Current issues in contemporary sport development / edited by Kay Biscomb, Richard Medcalf and Gerald Griggs.

Publication Info. Newcastle upon Tyne : Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2016.


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Description 1 online resource (xiii, 165 pages) : illustrations (black and white)
20160101 IP
Note Selected conference papers.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note Print version record.
Contents Machine generated contents note: ch. One Opportunity through Sport / Kay Biscomb -- ch. Two "I'm sure that it does filter through to some degree but I wouldn't say that I've ever noticed it": Voluntary Sports Clubs and the External Environment / Stephen Robson -- ch. Three The Value of Education through Sport: A Case Study of the Use of Sport in Disadvantaged Communities / Lisa West -- ch. Four Sustainable Sports Development ... or Effective Change Management? / Jane Booth -- ch. Five Engaging Students in University Sport: Successes and Challenges from the Deliverers' Perspective / Jim McKenna -- ch. Six Art Investigation of Student's Internet Use and its Influence on their Physical Activity / Zsuzsa Galloway -- ch. Seven Community Led Sport Intervention and the Impact of the Volunteer / Jade Jackson -- ch. Eight "Nobody Knew What to Do": Local Indifference and National Neglect after the School Sport Partnership was Dissolved / Jo Buckley.
Note continued: ch. Nine Small is Beautiful? Pre-Games Training Camps, Legacy and Sport Development / Barbara Bell -- ch. Ten Community Development through Sport and Sports Development in the Community: A Legacy Opportunity for All / Geoff Thompson.
Summary This collection of essays is the result of the debate and discussion at the European Sport Development Network's (ESDN) annual conference in 2014. ESDN's vision is to help create an environment where sports policies, programmes and practices are positively influenced by innovative, research-informed insight and collaborations between academics and practitioners. The chapters in this book closely reflect the remit and purpose of the ESDN in that they come from a variety of academics and sport practitioners. Under a broad theme of 'Opportunity through sport', the chapters reflect the nature and.
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Subject Sports administration -- Congresses.
Sports and state -- Congresses.
Lifestyle, sport & leisure.
Sport & leisure industries.
Sociology: sport & leisure.
GAMES -- Gambling -- Sports.
SPORTS & RECREATION -- Business Aspects.
TRAVEL -- Special Interest -- Sports.
Sports administration. (OCoLC)fst01130552
Sports and state. (OCoLC)fst01130564
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings. (OCoLC)fst01423772
Added Author Biscomb, Kay, editor.
Medcalf, Richard (Of University of Wolverhampton), editor.
Griggs, Gerald, editor.
University of Wolverhampton, host institution.
Other Form: Print version: 9781443888486
ISBN 1443888486 (electronic bk.)
9781443888486 (electronic bk.)
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