Sport for Development (by Adam Goodwin)

Sport for Development

by Adam Goodwin | 2016 | Last Updated: May 22, 2016

Sport Development 

As I posted last Sunday in a blog post called Development of Sport, sport development encompasses two major pillars: the development of sport (getting new participants and keeping current participants), and sport for development (e.g., using sport for social development).

Sport for development is very multi-disciplinary as an academic discipline. One will find sociologists, psychologists, and management researchers, among many other disciplines, examining sport for development programs, participants, among other topics.

Some Resources

I have been working on several papers that touch sport for development. I have included the articles’ authors, title, and journal. As well, the bullet point is linked to the journal online. Some of the links are connected to publicly available webpages; others, you need to pay to read the article (or your university has subscriptions to the journal).

Your Call to Action
What are your thoughts on some of the ideas presented in this blog post? Share your opinion by commenting below or on social media!
Further Reading
Based on your reading of this blog post, you may also be interested in: Development of Sport.
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Adam Goodwin is a Canadian who has lived and worked in Africa, Europe, the Middle East, and North America, who is currently attending one of the world’s best sport management programs at the University of Windsor.  He is a proud introvert and silent leader.  He has traveled to 50 major global cities around the world, and has worked with universities, non-profits, consulting firms, and sport organizations.  He has family and friends around the world.  Follow his travels, work, projects, and thoughts on Twitter (@adam13goodwin) and on this blog (click on the bottom right-hand corner to sign up for weekly email notifications).
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