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Sport & Recreation Management

This guide will help JMU students research on sport recreation and sport leadership topics.

Frequently used Sport Recreation resources

New resources

Sports Crazy

Sports Crazy: How Sports Are Sabotaging American Schools exposes the excesses of middle and high school sports and the detrimental effects our sports obsession has on American education.

Managing Sport Events

Running a successful sporting event--whether it's a local event, state championship, or international competition--requires the knowledge and skills to plan, organize, promote, lead, and communicate effectively.

LGBT Athletes in the Sports Media

This edited collection combines studies of gender and sexuality with that of the sports media to provide the first-ever comprehensive academic overview of LGBT athletes in the sports media.

Sports Finance and Management

As the sport business continues to evolve, so too, does Sport Finance and Management. This second edition updates each of these elements, introduces relevant case study examples in new chapters, and examines the impact of changes in facility design, media opportunities, and league and conference policies on the economic success of teams, the salaries earned by professional players, and the finances of collegiate athletics.

Mindfulness and Acceptance in Sport

This book brings together highly experienced practitioners and shares their working methods, exercises, and cases to inspire the sport psychology profession.

Sports, Society, and Technology

Sports, Society, and Technology: Bodies, Practices, and Knowledge Production addresses the complex entanglements of science, technology, and sporting cultures.

Video Technology in Refereeing

The Use of Video Technologies in Refereeing Football and Other Sports analyses the capacity of audio-visual technology from different perspectives to help understand the best implementation of the Video Assistant Referee (VAR) system in football and, more generally, in other sports.

Sporting Gender

In Sporting Gender: The History, Science, and Stories of Transgender and Intersex Athletes, Joanna Harper provides an in-depth examination of why gender diverse athletes are so controversial.

Researching Difference in Sport and Physical Activity

Researching Difference in Sport and Physical Activity goes beyond the content of introductory research methods texts to provide an insight into the methodological hurdles that are experienced when researching.

Organizational Behavior in Sport

Organizational Behavior in Sport Management fills a gap in sport management literature by exploring the key organizational behavior topics in sport organization settings. The text covers issues such as diversity, ethics, values, behavior, leadership, and much more.

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