The Sport and Fitness Sector: an Introduction

Oakley, Ben and Rhys, Martin eds. (2008). The Sport and Fitness Sector: an Introduction. Abingdon: Open University/Routledge.

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Abstract

Sport and fitness has become a key contemporary industry. Those working within the sector are now expected to demonstrate greater expertise and professional competence than ever before. The Sport and Fitness Sector: An Introduction is a vital resource for all students of sport, leisure and fitness management, offering an essential guide to professional practice and a wealth of background information on current issues within the industry.

Drawing together new material and an edited selection of readings from a wide range of academic and professional sources, the book has been designed to bridge the gap between the classroom and the workplace, opening up the theory and practice of sport and fitness management for those undertaking either work-based study or conventional degree courses.

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