An Amalgam of Sports & Exercise Research

Edited by Gregory T. Papanikos

ISBN960-6672-08-5, 364 pages

First published in 2013 by ATINER

Price: Paperback: 60 (It includes Shipping and Handling)

Electronic copy: 30

 

Table of Contents

 

 

List of Contributors

v

1.

An Amalgam of Sports & Exercise Research: An Introduction

Papanikos, G.T.

1

PART 1

Football

2.

What Makes for Winning Team Performances? Evidence from EURO 2004

Carmichael, F. and Thomas, D.

15

3.

The Need of Competitive Balance in European Professional Soccer: A Lesson to be learned from the North American Professional Leagues

Dejonghe, T. and Troelsen, T.

35

4.

The Financial Crisis in Italian Football: Possible Alternatives to Insolvency Proceedings in an Economic Analysis of Bankruptcy Law

Levante, M.

55

5.

An Exploratory Study of the Presentation of Sport Celebrities in Magazine Ads: A Content Analysis

Gurgen, H. and Katirci, H.

69

6.

Objectivity in Turkish Sports Journalism

Gosterisli, E.

81

7.

Studies in Sports Criminology

White, J.

89

8.

An Investigation into Factors of Transformational Leadership Among 126 Amateur Football Traineers, Working Out of the Eskesehir Office

Bayrak, C. & Celik, O.

109

PART 2

Sport Marketing, Sponsorship and Sport Events

9.

National Narratives in the Olympic Ceremonies of Athens 2004

Traganou, J.

119

10.

Consumer Profiles of International Sport Tourist: Economic Impacts and Implications

Scott, A.K.S. and Turco, D.M.

137

11.

Sports Events and Host Regions: Finding a good Fit

Junod, T.

147

12.

An Asian City-State Ascends the Olympic Podium? Singapores Sociol-Economic Impact from Hosting the 117th IOC Session

Aplin, N., Leong, M.L. and Waters, D.J.

165

13.

Defining a Hallmark Event Foreign Visitors: A Case Study of F1 Grand Prix Istanbul 2005, Turkey

Cakir, P.G., Yuncu,D.K. and Yuncu H.R.

173

14.

Measuring the Value of Policies to Protect Sport and Leisure Activities: The Gs Threat to Salmon Angling

Riddington, G. and Radford A.

183

15.

A Research on the Opinion of the Leading Turkish Companies towards Sport Sponsorship

Bir, A.A. and Suher, K.H.

199

16.

The Evaluation of Sponsorship Effectivenes: A Content Analysis Study on Televised Formula One Istanbul Grand Prix

Argan, M., Er, I., Kilicer, T. and Ozata Z.

213

17.

Reflections of the New Sponsorship Regulations in Turkey: Significant Developments in Sports Sponsorship

Argan, M., Er, I., Kilicer, T. and Ozata Z.

229

18.

The Use of Professional Sport Identity as a Marketing Instrument

Constantinescu, M., Olteanu, V. & Serbanica, D.

243

19.

The Usage of Interest on Sports Marketing: A Study on Turkish Super League Football Clubs Web Sites in Terms of Marketing

Berber, S., Ekmekci, R. and Kutlu, O.

251


PART 3

Sports, Health and Fitness

20.

Cause-Related Cycling Events and Adult Lifestyle Outcomes: A Preliminary Investigation

Hironaka-Juteau, J.H and Reid, K.

259

 

21.

The Use of Exercise Training in the Management of Rheumatoid Arthritis: A Case Study

Klentrou, P., van Moorsel, S., Connolly, M. and MacIntosh, S.

273

22.

Wellness and Health Resuscitation

Cunnius, P.E.

281

23.

Investing in the Future: Practical Strategies to Promote Wellness in at risk Populations

Bates, A.L. and Thompson, A.

287

24.

Shape: School-based Healthy Activities Program for Exercise: Phase 2

Tsouloupas, C.N.

291

25.

Health Behaviours and Bone Strength in Young Females

Di Giovanni, G., Gammage K., Mack, D., and Klentrou P.

301

26.

The Relaxatory Effect of Differing MET-RI Intensities on Antagonistic Muscles

Iliadi, V.

313

27.

Getting to the Heart of the Matter: Transdisciplinary Approches to Cardiovascular Health and Disease

St. Pierre C.M, Broadfield, D., Whitehurst, M., Zoeller, R. & Blanks, R.,

325

28.

Effects of Six Warm-up Protocols on Sprint and Jump Performance

Vetter, R.E.

333

29.

Controversial Themes in the Study of Femininity and Sport: The Contribution of John Paul IIs Theology of the Body

Sydnor, S.

 

343