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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.

Item Type: Edited Book
Copyright Holders: 2008 Compilation, original and editorial material, The Open University
ISBN: 0-415-45404-2, 978-0-415-45404-9
Keywords: sports administration; sports; physical fitness; physical education and training; nutrition; health promotion; customer relations
Academic Unit/School: Faculty of Wellbeing, Education and Language Studies (WELS) > Education, Childhood, Youth and Sport > Childhood, Youth and Sport > Sport & Fitness
Faculty of Wellbeing, Education and Language Studies (WELS) > Education, Childhood, Youth and Sport > Childhood, Youth and Sport
Faculty of Wellbeing, Education and Language Studies (WELS) > Education, Childhood, Youth and Sport
Faculty of Wellbeing, Education and Language Studies (WELS)
Research Group: Centre for Research in Education and Educational Technology (CREET)
Education Futures
Item ID: 37501
Depositing User: Ben Oakley
Date Deposited: 25 Apr 2013 13:16
Last Modified: 03 Jan 2019 10:03
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/37501
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