6th INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON SPORTS: ECONOMIC, MANAGEMENT AND MARKETING ASPECTS

&

2nd INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON

PHYSICAL EDUCATION, COACHING & HEALTH FITNESS

 

June 29-30, 2006, Athens, Greece

 

 

PROGRAM

 

 

Organized by

         THE ATHENS INSTITUTE FOR EDUCATION AND RESEARCH

 

 

  

Organizing AND SCIENTIFIC Committee

 

1.       Dr. Gregory T. Papanikos, President and Director, ATINER.

2.       Dr. John Kelvyn Richards, Head, Sports Research Unit, ATINER.

3.       Dr. Nicholas Pappas, Vice-President, ATINER & Associate Professor, Sam Houston State University, USA.

4.       Dr. Ioannis Stivachtis, Head, Politics & International Affairs Research Unit, ATINER & International Studies Program Director, Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University, USA.

5.       Dr. Mike-Frank G. Epitropoulos, Academic Member, ATINER & Lecturer, University of Pittsburgh, USA.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

                            Administration

                         Takis Chreppas, Thomas Papanikos, Sylia Sakka


Conference Program

 

 

 Thursday, June 29th, 2006

(The time for each session includes a 10 minutes coffee break)

 

7:00   Bus Departure for the Museum of the Marathon Race, The Village of Marathon, Attica. The Shuttle Bus will depart from Omonoia Square (outside the Delphi Hotel, 27 Ag. Konstantinou Street, www.delphiarthotel.com) and 7:15 from Park Hotel (10 Alexandras Street)

 

7:00 – 9:00 Registration will take place inside the Bus

 

09:00-09:05 Welcome and Opening Remarks

Dr. Gregory T. Papanikos, President and Director, ATINER.

 

09:05-10:45 SESSION I

Chairperson: Dr. John Kelvyn Richards, Head, Sports Research Unit, ATINER.

  

1.          Bir, A.A., Professor, Bahcesehir University, Turkey & Suher, K., Assistant Professor, Bahcesehir University, Turkey. A Research on the Opinion of the Leading Turkish Companies towards Sports Sponsorhip.

2.          Dean, B., Associate Professor, Arkansas State University, USA & Stillwell, J., Professor, Arkansas State University, USA. New Dimensions in Movement and Fitness through Integration. (Thursday 29th June, morning)

3.          Constantinescu, M., University Tutor, Academy of Economic Studies, Romania, Serbanica, D., Senior Lecturer, Academy of Economic Studies, Romania & Olteanu, V., Professor, Academy of Economic Studies, Romania. The Use of Professional Sport Identity as a Marketing Instrument.

4.          Turco, D.M., Professor, DeSales University, USA & Scott, A.S., Assistant Professor, DeSales University, USA. Consumer Profiles of International Sport Tourists: Economic Impacts and Implications.

5.     Wickens, E., Reader, Buckinghamshire Chilterns University College, UK. The Potential Impact of a Mega-Sports Event on the Travel Decision-Making Process and Destination Choice.  The case of Portugal and Euro 2004.

 

10:45-12:15 SESSION II

 Chairperson: Wickens, E., Reader, Buckinghamshire Chilterns University College, UK.

 

1.             Carmichael, F., Senior Lecturer, University of Salford, UK. Does the Best Team Win? An Analysis of Team Performance at Euro 2004.

2.             Ekmekci, R., Lecturer, Pamukkale Universitesi, Turkey, Berber, S., Assistant Professor, Anadolu Universitesi, Turkey & Kutlu, O., Researcher, Anadolu University, Turkey. Internet Usage on Sports Marketing: A Study on Turkey Super League Football Clubs’ Web Sites in Terms of Marketing.

3.             Levante, M., Ph.D. Student, University of Teramo, Italy. The Financial Crisis in Italian Football: Possible Alternatives to Insolvency Proceedings in an Economic Analysis of Bankruptcy Law.

4.             Gurgen, H., Professor, Anadolu University, Turkey & Katirci, H., Lecturer, Anadolu University, Turkey. An Exploratory Study of the Presentation of Sport Celebrities in Magazine Ads: A Content Analysis.

5.             Popma, W., Senior Lecturer, Brighton University, UK. Sponsorship and Branding in Professional Football – the Case of Olympiakos F.C.

6.             Bates, A., President, Body Fulfillment, Inc. USA. Investing in the Future: Practical Strategies to Promote Wellness in “at – risk” Populations.


 

 

12:15-13:30 SESSION III

Chairperson: Levante, M., Ph.D. Student, University of Teramo, Italy.

                              

1.            Cakir, F., Assistant Professor, Anadolu University, Turkey, Yuncu, D., Master Student, Anadolu University, Turkey & Yuncu, R., Researcger, Anadolu University, Turkey. Defining A Hallmark Event Visitors: A Case Study of F1 Grand Prix Istanbul 2005, Turkey.

2.            Er, I., Researcher, Anadolu University, Turkey, Argan, M., Assistant Professor, Anadolu University, Turkey, Kiliger, T., Researcher, Anadolu University, Turkey & Ozata, Z., Lecturer, Anadolu University, Turkey. The Evaluation of Sponsorship Effectiveness: A Content Analysis Study on Televised Formula one Istanbul Grand Prix.

3.            Gosterisli, M.E., Lecturer, Anadolu University, Turkey. Objectivity in Turkish Sports Journalism.

4.            Ozata, F.Z., Lecturer, Anadolu University, Turkey, Kilicer, T., Anadolu University, Turkey, Er, I., Researcher, Anadolu University, Turkey & Argan, M., Assistant Professor, Anadolu University, Turkey. The Reflections of the New Sponsorship Regulations in Turkey: Significant Developments in Sports Sponsorship.

5.            Troelsen, T., Associate Professor, CBS/Copenhagen Business School, Denmark & Dejonghe, T., Professor, Lessius Business School, Denmark. The Need of Competitive Balance in European Professional Soccer: A Lesson to be learned from the North American Leagues.

 

 

13:30-15:30 LUNCH

 

15:30 Bus Return to Central Athens

 

19:30-21:30 GREEK NIGHT ENTERTAINMENT        

Place: STAMATOPOULOS TAVERN, 26 Lissiou Street, Plaka,  Tel.: 210 3228722

 

 


Friday, June 30th, 2006

 

(Venue: Delphi Hotel, 27 Ag. Konstantinou Street, www.delphiarthotel.com)

 

08:30-10:00 SESSION IV

Chairperson: Sydnor, S., Professor, University of Illinois at Urbana, USA.

 

1.       Floros, C., Lecturer, University of Portsmouth, UK. The Athens Olympic Games and the Athens Stock Exchange.

2.       Junod, T., Ph.D. Student, IDHEAP, Switzerland.  Sports Events and Hosting Regions: Finding a Goof Fit.

3.       Traganou, G., Full-time faculty, Parsons New School for Design, USA. National Narratives in the Olympic Ceremonies of Athens 2004.

4.         Waters, D.J., Associate Professor, University of Wisconsin, USA & Leong, M.L., Researcher, Singapore Sports Council, Singapore. An Asian City-State Ascends the Olympic Podium? Singapore’s Socio-Economic Impacts from Hosting the 117th IOC Session.

5.         Akdag, K., Teaching Assistant, University of Akdeniz, Turkey, Yilmaz, S., Teaching Assistant, University of Akdeniz, Turkey & Uĝuelu, A., Teaching Assistant, University of Akdeniz, Turkey. The Role and Impact of Sponsorship over Consumer Behaviour in the City of Antalya.

 

10:00-11:30 SESSION V

Chairperson: Floros, C., Lecturer, University of Portsmouth, UK.

 

1.             Hakan, K., Researcher, Anadolu University, Turkey & Oyman, M., Assistant Professor, Anadolu University, Turkey. Measuring Service Quality and Customer Satisfaction in Fitness Centers in Turkey: An Exploratory Study.

2.             Hironaka-Juteau, J., Associate Professor, California State University, USA & Reid, K., Associate Professor, USA. Cause - Related Cycling Events and Adult Lifestyle Outcomes: A Preliminary Investigation.

3.             Riddington, G., Reader, Glasgow Caledonian University, UK. Measuring the Value of Policies to Protect Sport and Leisure Activities: The Gs Threat to Salmon Angling.


11:30-13:00 SESSION VI

Chairperson: Dr. John Kelvyn Richards, Head, Sports Research Unit, ATINER.

 

1.       Sydnor, S., Professor, University of Illinois at Urbana, USA. Controversial Themes in the Study of Feminity and Sport: The Contribution of John Paul It’s Theology of the Body.

2.       Veli Onur C., Researcher, Anadolu University, Turkey & Bayrak, C., Associate  Professor, Anadolu University, Turkey. A Research about Transformational Leadership Features of Amateur Football Trainers and their Ages.

3.       Yenipinar, U., Assistant Professor, The Aegean University, Tyrkey & Balta, S., Assistant Professor, Yasar University, Turkey & Karagoz, D., Master Student, Anadolu University, Turkey. The Impacts of 23rd Universiade Izmir on Social Life and Tourism.

4.       Myllykangas, S., Assistant Professor, Northwest Missouri State University, USA & Vetter, R., Assistant Professor, Northwest Missouri State University, USA. Using Creative Movement to Facilitate Expression of Emotions of Grief in Caregivers.

5.       White, J., Professor, Anglia Ruskin University, UK. Uefa Justice: a Criminologist’s Role in the case against Glasgow Rangers.

Sport and Drugs-the case of Kenteris, Thanou and a Greek Tragedy in the  Making.

A Tale of (at least) Two Cities: towards a Comparative Criminology of the Policing of Football Matches in Europe and Beyond.

 

  

13:00-14:00 LUNCH

 

14:00-15:30 SESSION VII

Chairperson: White, J., Professor, Anglia Ruskin University, UK.

 

1.             Klentrou, P., Associate Professor, Brock University, Canada. The Use of Exercise Training in the Management of Rheumatoid Arthritis: A Case Study.

2.             Cunnius, P., Director, Drexel University, USA. Wellness and Health Resuscitation.

3.             Tsouloupas, C., Instructor, California State University, USA. School – Based Healthy Activities Program for Exercise: Phase 2.

4.             Di Giovanni, G., Graduate Student, Brock University, Canada. Health Behaviours and Bone Strength in Young Females.

5.             Vetter, R., Assistant Professor, Northwest Missouri State University, USA & Reusser, J., Associate Professor, Northwest Missouri State University, USA. Effects of Six Warm-up Protocols on Sprint and Jump Performance.

 

15:30-17:00 SESSION VIII

 Chairperson: Klentrou, P., Associate Professor, Brock University, Canada.

 

1.             Iliadi, V., Student, University of Luton, UK. The Relaxatory Effect of Differing Met-Ri Intensities on Antagonistic Muscles.

2.             St.Pierre, C., Assistant Professor, Florida Atlantic University, USA & Broadfield, D., Assistant Professor, Florida Atlantic University, USA. Getting to the Heart of the Matter: Transdisciplinary Approaches To Cardiovascular Health and Disease.

3.             Robinson, C., Associate Professor, Lewis-Clark State College, USA & Dolny, D., Professor (Division of HPERD), University of Idaho, USA.  Health and Fitness Variables as they Relate to Body Composition in Adolescent Boys.

4.             Robinson, M.L., Nursing Professor, Lewis-Clark State College, USA, Winters-Stone, K., Assistant Professor and Associate Scientist (School of Nursing), Oregon Health & Science University, USA, Gabel, K.A., Professor, University of Idaho, USA &  Dolny, D., Professor, University of Idaho, USA.  Modifiable Lifestyle Factors Affecting Bone Health Using Calcaneus Ultrasound in Adolescent Girls.

 

  

17:00–20:15 FREE TIME FOR SHOPPING AROUND SYNTAGMA SQUARE OR/AND VISIT THE NATIONAL ARCHAEOLOGICAL MUSEUM OF ATHENS

 

20:15-22:00 DINNER    

  Place: ROZALIA TAVERN, 58 Valtetsiou str., Exarcheia Square, Tel.: 210-330-2933

 

 

Saturday July 1st, 2006

 

One Day Cruise to the Aegean Islands (includes Lunch)
07:00
Bus Departure from Omonoia Square, La Mirage Hotel, 3 Marikas    

             Kotopouli Street, Athens. (Confirm Time)

20:30 Return to the Conference Hotel.