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Professionalism in sports. Professional sports (General)

  • Amateurism in Sportby Lincoln Allison

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 65.95

    We often decry "amateurism", yet one can do things "for the love of it" rather than for money. It can also show that an economic system which has more voluntary, unpaid activity is a more efficient system. This work examines amateurism's rationale, its history, ethics and economics. more...

  • Career Opportunities in the Sports Industryby Infobase Publishing

    Infobase Publishing 2010; US$ 59.40

    From Little League to the national senior games, Americans young and old enjoy sports, whether as competitors or fans. For those who want to make their career in sports, the industry offers diverse opportunities in areas such as business, fitness, coaching, health care, journalism, and much more. Career Opportunities in the Sports Industry, Fourth... more...

  • Careers for Sports Nuts & Other Athletic Typesby Wm. Ray Heitzmann

    McGraw-Hill Education 2004; US$ 13.50

    The inspiring Careers for You series shows career explorers how to examine the job market through the unique lens of their own interests--and find new happiness in the workplace. Vital information on each job includes: The latest data on training and education Stories of success from each field Advice on assessing job skills and marketing them... more...

  • Cash and Carryby Jim Reisler

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2008; US$ 35.00

    C.C."Cash and Carry" Pyle made several fortunes representing professional football and tennis players--before losing everything and disappearing into history's dustbin. This work reevaluates Pyle's fast life and times while analyzing his extraordinary and enduring legacy. In 1925, Pyle rocked the sports world by inducing Red Grange... more...

  • College Athletes for Hire: The Evolution and Legacy of the NCAA's Amateur Mythby Allen Sack; Ellen Staurowsky

    ABC-CLIO 1998; US$ 77.00

    Many books have been written on the evils of commercialism in college sport, and the hypocrisy of payments to athletes from alumni and other sources outside the university. Almost no attention, however, has been given to the way that the National Collegiate Athletic Association has embraced professionalism through its athletic scholarship policy.... more...

  • The Cultural Politics of Lifestyle Sportsby Belinda Wheaton

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 52.95

    This important new study examines the changing place and meaning of lifestyle sports ? parkour, surfing, skateboarding, kite-surfing and others ? and asks whether they continue to pose a challenge to the dominant meanings and experience of ?sport? and physical culture. Drawing on a series of in-depth, empirical case-studies, the book offers a re-evaluation... more...

  • Der Golfmanager: Eine Berufsfeldanalyseby Tom Koethe

    Diplomica Verlag 2011; US$ 28.13

    Hauptbeschreibung Die gesamte Sportwelt hat sich in den letzten Jahren entscheidend verändert und weitreichende Entwicklungen in der Professionalisierung und Kommerzialisierung waren zu beobachten. Ebenso befinden sich die Manager und Leiter deutscher Golfanlagen in einem relativ jungen und im Wandel befindlichen Berufsfeld. Da diese Berufsgruppe... more...

  • Die Personalbeschaffung in der Fußball-Bundesligaby Dominik-Martin Cieslik

    Diplomica Verlag 2009; US$ 40.32

    Der Fußball und der Sport allgemein sind nicht bis ins letzte Detail planbar. Der Erfolg hängt nie von einem einzelnen Sportler oder einer einzelnen Mannschaft ab. Nicht zuletzt entscheidet oft die Tagesform über Sieg oder Niederlage. Das ist es, was Ralf Rangnick, Trainer des Fußballclubs TSG 1899 Hoffenheim, mit dem obigen Zitat zum Ausdruck bringen... more...

  • How to be a Sports Agentby Mel Stein; Mark Levinstein

    Oldcastle Books 2012; US$ 15.99

    A sports agent. In its simplest form, a sports agent is an individual or company who represents a sportsperson. They try to get them a better contract, a better endorsement, a better sponsorship, a better deal. Nothing wrong with that, is there? Or is there? The problem, inevitably, is money. There are huge sums sloshing around in professional sport... more...

  • Life Story Research in Sportby Kitrina Douglas; David Carless

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    What is life really like for the elite athlete? How does the experience of being a professional sports person differ from the popular perceptions of fans, journalists or academics? Why might elite sports people experience mental health difficulties away from the public gaze? In the first book-length study of its kind, Kitrina Douglas and David... more...