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Matthew R. Hodler

narratives of Olympic “amateursport, without any engagement with the several historians who have complicated these narratives. In sum, Chaline’s Strokes of Genius is a fine addition to any scholar’s collection, but it should be read and utilized with a critical eye. His accessible writing may help

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J. Montez de Oca

had to draw upon? Further, what were the tensions in mid-twentieth century liberalism and capitalism that led an advocate for markets and individualism to participate in building strong conferences, large stadiums, and greater commercialization of amateur sport? I also wondered how the history of US

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Emily M. Newell

, including chapters on amateur sport in the community, campus recreation, the major games, and Paralympic sport. Although these topics do not always make headline news on ESPN, they are significant sectors of the sport industry that warrant the attention of future sport professionals, many of whom will end

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Matthew R. Hodler

office. 34 Professionalizing Amateur Sport in America Spitz was one of the few American bright spots in Munich, especially when compared to the successes of the Soviet athletes. 35 Cold War anxieties prodded US officials to get involved in reforming US sporting structures after similar perceptions of

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Milena M. Parent, Michael L. Naraine and Russell Hoye

executive office ( Kikulis et al., 1992 ) Since these studies, sport management researchers have generally assumed the kitchen table–boardroom–executive office continuum still holds, one exception being Stevens ( 2006 ), who suggested a new archetype, that of the amateur sport enterprise, which demonstrates

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Kim Gammage, Rachel Arnold, Nicole Bolter, Lori Dithurbide, Karl Erickson, Blair Evans, Larkin Lamarche, Sean Locke, Eric Martin and Kathleen Wilson

challenge and provide support for these individuals when possible. Elliott, S., & Drummond, M. (2017). The experience of parent-coaches in youth sport: A qualitative case study from Australia. Journal of Amateur Sport, 3 , 64–85. doi: 10.17161/jas.v3i3.6511 Journal website: http

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overall organization. Woolf, J. (2017). Drugs in the sport and entertainment industry: Beyond hyperbole and the need for a humanistic approach to drug management. Sport & Entertainment Review, 3 . Amateur Sport Clubs and External Advisory Programs Voluntary sport clubs (VSCs) represent important avenues

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Jamee A. Pelcher and Brian P. McCullough

: Sense of place and environmental sustainability in sport . Journal of Sustainability Education, 11 , 1 – 14 . McCullough , B.P. , Kellison , T.B. , & Wendling , E. ( 2018 ). Formation and function of a collegiate athletics sustainability committee . Journal of Amateur Sport, 4 ( 1 ), 52

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James E. Johnson, Chrysostomos Giannoulakis and Beau F. Scott

another professional policy routinely evaluated ( Manasis, Avgerinou, Ntzoufras, & Reade, 2013 ). Amateur sport also has policies in place that attempt to ensure competitive balance. Within college football, for example, scholarship limits, the introduction of the Bowl Championship Series, National

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Anne O’Dwyer and Richard Bowles

, 2018 ) has recommended that coach education research include nonelite contexts and employ greater methodological diversity. This Insight paper is based on experiences of coach learning using a methodology not widely used in coach learning within an amateur sport setting. Improving the quality of