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Kristi Sweeney

time, while many states were banning girls from engaging in physical activities, Iowa educators and administrators championed athletics for all. Irrespective, Lindaman should be applauded for his biographic introduction of Griffith. The first chapter, “Off and Running,” provides a strong introduction

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Nola Agha and Marijke Taks

, primary data collected during a Type B event ( Gratton & Taylor, 2000 ) are used to illustrate an application of the model and to determine if the overall effect of residents is positive, negative, or neutral. Type B events are defined as “Major spectator events generating significant economic activity

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Megan B. Shreffler

student-athletes and current sport industry professionals provide insight into the tracking of trends in the preparation of one’s future. This chapter includes an activity individuals can complete to determine whether or not a job is appropriate for them. The decision to be made focuses on five job

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Annemarie Farrell

not only the London Games but also other large-scale sporting events as a class activity. Ultimately, this chapter presents the legacy of sport megaevents in community, culture, and tourism of host nations. Connected to large-scale sport events are issues surrounding event management and fan

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Braden Norris

to business activities and geographical reach of the club but also provides evidence that there is a trend between financial and sport performance in football. Contributors look into how digitalization affects the football business with new technologies and changing consumer behavior, both of which

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Bradley J. Baker, Jeremy S. Jordan and Daniel C. Funk

, & Godfrey, 2005 ). Further complicating the satisfaction–repeat patronage picture is that academic researchers have predominantly relied on behavioral intention as the key outcome variable. Specifically in the case of physical activity, there appears to be a substantial disconnect between behavioral

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imitate genuine sports but without any associated physical activity. Although video games necessitate levels of coordination and agility, eSports only require excellent fine motor movements as the eSport athlete operates the handheld controller. Alternatively, motion-based video games employ motion

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participants’ event, destination, and travel-style preferences. When traveling with a noncompetitor, the participants indicated the variety of entertainment, attractions, and activities was of greater importance compared to those traveling with other competitors. Therefore, depending on the type of participant

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Jon Welty Peachey, Nico Schulenkorf and Ramon Spaaij

) development, including opportunities for leisure and recreation. In other words, social change provides the broader frame around sport-specific social development activities that form part of a wider agenda or portfolio that goes beyond sport (see in this issue, e.g.,  Chen & Mason, 2019 ; Robertson, Storr

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Yuhei Inoue, Mikihiro Sato, Kevin Filo, James Du and Daniel C. Funk

spectating of a sport event in the current research context. Live Spectating and Life Satisfaction Participation in leisure activities, through exercise (i.e., physical activity) and nonexercise (e.g., attendance at cultural events), provides a context where people can create meaning in life, and this is