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Chrysostomos Giannoulakis

competitive sport and entertainment industry, Chapter 13 highlights the ongoing issue of generating revenue for sport facilities and events. The chapter presents a plethora of financial information regarding traditional revenue streams such as ticket prices, luxury seats, personal seat licenses, promotions

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Hunter Fujak, Stephen Frawley, Heath McDonald and Stephen Bush

approaches adopted by the discipline going forward. Methods Research Context The study included an evaluation of sport consumer behavior within two highly competitive sport markets located within Australia’s two biggest cities, Sydney and Melbourne ( Australian Bureau of Statistics [ABS], 2017 ). Sydney

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Catherine Phipps

British Universities and Colleges Sport (BUCS), who work with member institutions to get more students active in traditional competitive sport alongside physical activity opportunities. According to BUCS ( 2019 ), their mission is to provide the best university sport experience in the world, with an aim

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Ralph Appleby, Paul Davis, Louise Davis and Henrik Gustafsson

To be successful in competitive sport, athletes are required to invest hours of intense training and perform effectively under pressure ( Balk, Adriaanse, De Ridder, & Evers, 2013 ; Isoard-Gautheur, Guillet-Descas, & Gustafsson, 2016 ). Furthermore, athletes are required to manage stressors

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Meredith George and Matthew D. Curtner-Smith

a decline in their enthusiasm for competitive sport as they aged: I liked elementary PE because I liked the activities: kickball, field day, relays, four square, etc. As PE became more focused on competitive sport in middle school, I lost interest. (Anna, formal interview) Often, it appeared that

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Rachel E. Brinkman-Majewski and Windee M. Weiss

intrinsic motivation have been reported in the competitive sport setting. 14 , 16 Seifriz et al. 16 found that basketball athletes had higher levels of intrinsic motivation, as well as enjoyment, when they perceived a mastery motivational climate compared with athletes who perceived a performance climate

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Johanna Belz, Jens Kleinert, Jeannine Ohlert, Thea Rau and Marc Allroggen

depression ( Andersen & Teicher, 2008 ). Although regular physical activity and exercise during adolescence have been found to decrease the risk of suffering from depression ( Biddle & Asare, 2011 ), it remains unclear whether this also holds true for the competitive sport setting with its associated

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Aaron D. Sciascia, Arthur J. Nitz, Patrick O. McKeon, Jennifer Havens and Timothy L. Uhl

. Smith FW , Rosenlund EA , Aune AK , MacLean JA , Hillis SW . Subjective functional assessments and the return to competitive sport after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction . Br J Sports Med . 2004 ; 38 : 279 – 284 . PubMed ID: 15155426 doi: 10.1136/bjsm.2002.001982 15155426 9

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Zenzi Huysmans and Damien Clement

be negatively associated with competitive sport anxiety; and (H6) self-compassion, life stress, coping (emotion-focused, problem-focused, and avoidance-focused), and competitive sport anxiety would collectively significantly predict the frequency and severity of injury. Methodology Participants

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Caroline Lisee, Lindsay Slater, Jay Hertel and Joe M. Hart

-level athlete’s success of returning to competitive sport. Functional performance was also different between men and women. Our results indicate that both strength (range: d  = 0.63–1.54) and hopping performance (range: d  = 1.52–1.68) are greater in males compared with females. Males consistently produce