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dc.contributor.author Schulenkorf, N
dc.contributor.author Adair, D
dc.contributor.editor Leberman, S
dc.contributor.editor Collins, C
dc.contributor.editor Trenberth, L
dc.date.accessioned 2012-10-12T03:37:58Z
dc.date.issued 2012-01
dc.identifier.citation Sport Business Management in New Zealand and Australia, 2012, 3, pp. 284 - 298
dc.identifier.isbn 9780170217323
dc.identifier.other B3 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10453/19454
dc.description.abstract Fundamentally, sport development is about providing opportunities for individuals and communities to engage in grassroots physical activities in terms of what can be described as 'the common good'. When appropriately conceived and managed, sport allows participants to optimise their physical fitness levels and has the capacity to provide people of varying ages with valuable social experiences. People who work in sport development, therefore, share a similar goal of motivating individuals to participate in sport for purposes of health promotion and wider social benefit. However, as we will see in this chapter, the purposes, values and desired outcomes of sport development are not static; indeed, the more recent move to sport-for-development indicates a fundamental move away from sport participation as the key objective and towards involvement in sport as a vehicle to achieve desired social outcomes. Indeed, the principle goal of sport-for-development managers today is the deployment of sport and physical activity programs to engage people from varying ethnocultural and socio-economic backgrounds, within which ideals of interpersonal respect, intergroup harmony and community cohesion are crucial.
dc.publisher Cengage Learning
dc.title Sport Development
dc.type Chapter
dc.parent Sport Business Management in New Zealand and Australia
dc.journal.number en_US
dc.publocation South Melbourne en_US
dc.publocation South Melbourne
dc.publocation South Melbourne
dc.publocation South Melbourne
dc.publocation South Melbourne
dc.identifier.startpage 284 en_US
dc.identifier.endpage 298 en_US
dc.cauo.name BUS.School of Leisure, Sport and Tourism en_US
dc.conference Verified OK en_US
dc.for 1106 Human Movement and Sports Science
dc.personcode 995520
dc.personcode 100718
dc.percentage 100 en_US
dc.classification.name Human Movement and Sports Science en_US
dc.classification.type FOR-08 en_US
dc.edition 3 en_US
dc.edition 3
dc.edition 3
dc.edition 3
dc.edition 3
dc.custom en_US
dc.date.activity en_US
dc.location.activity en_US
dc.description.keywords en_US
dc.description.keywords adolescents
dc.description.keywords adults
dc.description.keywords health outcomes
dc.description.keywords values
pubs.embargo.period Not known
pubs.organisational-group /University of Technology Sydney
pubs.organisational-group /University of Technology Sydney/Faculty of Business
pubs.organisational-group /University of Technology Sydney/Faculty of Business/School of Management
pubs.organisational-group /University of Technology Sydney/Strength - Cosmopolitan Civil Societies
utslib.copyright.status Closed Access
utslib.copyright.date 2015-04-15 12:17:09.805752+10


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