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  • Sports Finance and Managementby Jason A. Winfree; Mark S. Rosentraub; Brian M Mills

    CRC Press 2016; US$ 83.95

    The sports business landscape has changed dramatically in the past two decades. Teams and facilities have become integral parts of the businesses of real estate and development, entertainment, and the media. While an understanding of core financial management issues specific to the sports industry is still mandatory, a greater appreciation of financial... more...

  • Multisensory Impact of Sport Eventsby Thorsten Tham

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2016; US$ 70.83

    Thorsten Tham highlights the fundamental changes that have swept Germany?s footballing landscape in recent years and presents theory-based impact hypotheses about forms of stimulus that can raise the loyalty of football-affine target groups before, during and after the game. Based on the example of traditional club VfL Bochum 1848 an online survey... more...

  • American League Franchisesby Frank P. Jozsa Jr.

    Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 45.45

    This brief analyzes each of the Major League Baseball (MLB) franchises in the American League, their past regular-season and postseason records and financial performances while operating as competitive, popular, and profitable or unprofitable enterprises. Using sport-specific information and relevant demographic, economic, and financial data, this... more...

  • Plunkett's Sports Industry Almanac 2016by Jack W. Plunkett

    Plunkett Research, Ltd. 2015; US$ 349.99

    Plunkett'S Sports Industry Almanac 2016 Key Findings: &Bull;Plunkett Research Lists Top 350 Companies in Sports and Names Top Trends Changing the Industry for the Mid Term. Key Features: &Bull;Industry Trends Analysis, Market Data and Competitive Intelligence &Bull;Market Forecasts and Industry Statistics &Bull;Industry Associations... more...

  • The London Olympics and Urban Developmentby Gavin Poynter; Valerie Viehoff; Yang Li

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    As London sought to use the Olympics to achieve an ambitious programme of urban renewal in the relatively socially deprived East London it attracted global attention and sparked debate. This book provides an in-depth study of the transformation of East London as a result of the 2012 Summer Olympic and Paralympic Games. Government and event organisers... more...

  • Managing Elite Sport Systemsby Svein S. Andersen; Barrie Houlihan; Lars Tore Ronglan

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 53.95

    Over the last twenty years or so there has been a sharp increase in interest from national sports federations and governments in the development of effective elite sport systems, particularly focused on achieving success in the summer and winter Olympic Games. Many countries now have publicly funded elite sports strategies which provide specialist... more...

  • Ultimate Olympic Weightliftingby Dave Randolph

    Ulysses Press 2015; US$ 16.99

    ACHIEVE OLYMPIC STRENGTH WITH THIS HARDCORE GUIDE TO WEIGHTLIFTING Every four years, the world?s most powerful athletes showcase their amazing abilities at the Olympics. This book takes you step by step through the same primary lifts, assistance movements and training techniques used by these high-level athletes to help you build explosive strength,... more...

  • Historical Dictionary of the Olympic Movementby John Grasso; Bill Mallon; Jeroen Heijmans

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2015; US$ 179.99

    This fifth edition of Historical Dictionary of The Olympic Movement covers its history through a chronology, an introductory essay, appendixes, and an extensive bibliography. This book is an excellent access point for students, researchers, and anyone wanting to know more about The Olympic Movement. more...

  • Brian Johnstonby Tim Heald

    Dean Street Press 2015; US$ 7.99

    DescriptionHow did it work, exactly, that Johnners magic? Brian Johnston was arguably the most distinctive and best loved voice in British broadcasting. Elder statesman of the Test Match Special team, he was also Britain's most entertaining commentator with an irrepressible and infectious sense of humour. Johnners also had an enviable talent like few... more...

  • Sport Management and the Natural Environmentby Jonathan M. Casper; Michael E. Pfahl

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 53.95

    With climate change and other environmental issues becoming increasingly prominent, any successful sport organization now has to incorporate environmental concerns into their business strategy, while all sport managers must understand how to implement environmental initiatives into their everyday business. Sport Management and the Natural Environment... more...