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Advances and Lessons in Sports

This volume brings together valuable and innovative research in several areas of sports, including coaching, collegiate sports, sports careers, sport psychology, and sports media and professionalism. Written by a variety of distinguished researchers and scholars, as well as accomplished coaches and athletes from around the world, this book informs sports theory and sports practice. It provides readers with historical perspectives and contemporary analyses of sports management and participation, as well as unique insights into several sports through national and international case studies.

The volume offers concepts and data that have applications in such disciplines as business and management, career development, communications, cultural studies, exercise science, kinesiology, law and governance, marketing and branding, media, medicine and physiology, mental health and psychology, sociology, and technology. It will inform readers as they draw insights to develop best practices in a variety of sports.


Professor Raúl Fernández-Calienes, MBA, PhD, is an ethics expert and sought-after researcher, writer, and editor. He is Adjunct Professor of Management Ethics in the Gus Machado College of Business at St. Thomas University, USA. He is the co-editor of Ethical Branding and Marketing: Cases and Lessons (2019) and of the three-volume series Women Moving Forward. He has competed for the USA and won nine medals at the World Dragon Boat Racing Championships.

Professor Hagai Gringarten, MBA, PhD, teaches branding strategies and marketing at St. Thomas University’s Gus Machado College of Business, USA, and he is a Visiting Professor at Beijing Jiaotong University and Harbin Finance University, China. He serves as Vice Chair on the board of the Florida Undergraduate Research Association (FURA), and he is the Chair of the Florida Undergraduate Research Conference (FURC 2023). He is the publisher and editor-in-chief of the Journal of Multidisciplinary Research. He has co-authored a bestselling book about coffee, and his latest publication is the co-edited book Ethical Branding and Marketing: Cases and Lessons (2019).

"Advances and Lessons in Sports presents significant research and analysis on a range of sports and sports-related subjects. From mental fitness in collegiate sports, disability and the Paralympics to technical analysis of taekwondo tactics, the topics of this work cover areas that will inform not just academics and scholars of sports but also athletes, coaches, and trainers. A worthwhile investment of your time."

Dr. Yekutiel Meridan, Chief Executive Officer Cosell Center for Physical Education, Leisure, and Health Promotion Hebrew University of Jerusalem

"As an elite-level coach, I am interested in research that can be applied, now! Advances and Lessons in Sports does that – it offers expertise, from both professors and athletes, that is very practical. I highly recommend this book. "
Ronnie Schneider, Technical Director
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Amy L. Baltzell

Jonluc Borno

James Brandner

James W. Brenner

Samantha Broadhead

Udi Carmi

Packianathan Chelladurai

Yanay Farja

Raúl Fernández-Calienes

Eli Gimmon

Moria Golan

Kaitlin M. Gould

Anthony J. Greco

Hagai Gringarten

Laura Hayden

Courtney W. Hess

Lee, Han Joo

Amy Chan Hyung Kim

Hei Man Heather Kwok

Tam, Ka Man

Kate L. Nolt

Peter Omondi-Ochieng

Josefina E. Oramas

Ofir Rob

Michael L. Sachs

Cheung Siu-yin

Kathy Williams

Kim, Yukyoum

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ISBN: 1-5275-9415-7

ISBN13: 978-1-5275-9415-9

Release Date: 20th April 2023

Pages: 355

Price: £72.99

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Pages: 355

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