Journal of
Physical Education and Sport Management

  • Abbreviation: J. Phys. Educ. Sport Manag.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-6486
  • DOI: 10.5897/JPESM
  • Start Year: 2010
  • Published Articles: 78

Table of Content: December 2015; 6(9)

December 2015

Collaborative innovation in sport: Conceptualizing the adoption of new stadium construction from professional sport team and government perspectives

The topic of innovation adoption and diffusion has yielded a voluminous body of research whose general purpose is to account for: (1) why one business firm/governing body is more likely than another firm/governing body to adopt an innovation, (2) what factors impact business firms’/governing bodies’ decisions to adopt an innovation, and (3) what influences the adoption of an innovation to spread to other...

Author(s): Sung IL Hong, Marshall Magnusen and Michael Mondello

December 2015

Influence of Islam on gender participation in sports among Muslim students in Kenyan universities

There is a strong theological background supporting sports participation in Islam. Despite this background, there is still a gap between the theoretical teachings and actual participation in sports among Muslim students in the universities and the general Muslim community. The religious rationale for encouraging Muslims to participate in sports is based on the broad range of benefits accrued from such participation. The...

Author(s): Issah K. Wabuyabo, Edwin K. Wamukoya and Hannington M. Bulinda

December 2015

Competencies and training needs for school sport managers in the North- west Province of South Africa

It is important to understand which competencies are needed for managerial and administrative effectiveness of school sport managers with regard to the design, delivery and direction of school sport programmes. The purpose of this study was to determine the competencies and training needs for secondary school sport managers in the North- west Province of South Africa. Data were gathered from 79 school sport managers in...

Author(s): Elriena Eksteen, Y. Willemse, D.D.J. Malan and S. Ellis