TITLE

The Attraction, Retention/Transition, and Nurturing Process of Sport Development: Some Australian Evidence

AUTHOR(S)
Sotiriadou, Kalliopi; Shilbury, David; Quick, Shayne
PUB. DATE
May 2008
SOURCE
Journal of Sport Management;May2008, Vol. 22 Issue 3, p247
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The purpose of this study was to explore and map the sport development processes in Australia. A grounded theory approach identified sport development processes by examining 74 annual reports from 35 national sporting organizations (NSOs) over a period of 4 years, before and after the Sydney Olympic Games. The 3 frameworks presented in this article representing the attraction, retention/transition, and nurturing process illustrate the generic processes and strategies described by NSOs. The results show that each sport development process requires human and financial input from various stakeholders. These stakeholders initiate or implement sport development strategies for each process and each process has different sport development outputs. These results contribute to the extant literature of sport development by demonstrating that sport development is more complex and encompassing than previously described. It is proposed that the generic frameworks derived from this study be subject to more specific testing using other sport systems, as context and case studies could lead to tailoring the frameworks to represent specific sport development processes and systems.
ACCESSION #
31968223

 

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