Academic journal article Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport

An Examination of International Sport Management Research: Content Analysis of NASSM, EASM, and SMAANZ Conference Presentations 2000-2002. (Sport Management/Administration)

Academic journal article Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport

An Examination of International Sport Management Research: Content Analysis of NASSM, EASM, and SMAANZ Conference Presentations 2000-2002. (Sport Management/Administration)

Article excerpt

Sport continues to enjoy growing international interest as evidenced through increased attendance and media coverage during international competitions. It is likely this trend will continue, fueling the global growth of sport management programs to address the international need for professionals prepared to support and manage sport. The following organizations were formed to advance the research and development of these academic programs: the North American Society for Sport Management (NASSM), the European Association for Sport Management (EASM), and the Sport Management Association of Australia and New Zealand (SMAANZ). Each of these organizations hosts an annual professional conference with the intention of promoting and encouraging the exchange of research and scholarly ideas. An Asian Association of Sport Management is now forming. Pitts (2000), Slack (1996), and Paton (1987), when discussing the sport management academic literature, encouraged critical examination and assessment of research content. Th e purpose of this study was to investigate the body of knowledge presented during the professional annual conferences of the NASSM, EASM, and the SMAANZ, providing both a critical and cross-cultural examination of sport management research. These annual conferences serve as the primary forum for the exchange of contemporary scholarly ideas associated with sport management in each of these respective global regions. …

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