"It matches almost exactly with the indicative content of the module and will be an invaluable resource to students and staff." Head of Sport and Leisure, University Plymouth St Mark and St John.
The book gives the reader an insight to Sport within the UK. The book outlines key topics that the students need to understand.
A great supplemental resource for the delivery of event management and the overview of the industry in the UK
This book has been adopted as the essential text for the Sport in the UK module. The indicative content is addressed throughout the module making this an extremely valuable source of information/point of reference for students.
A detailed introduction to sport in the UK and a key text for level 4 students. However the school sport section is now a little out of date.
Adopted by another member of the department already. Used for level 4 UG students
Sport in the UK covers an interesting range of issues. Some good examples are included to help further understanding. A good resource for sports development type modules
The book contains some relevant content that would be useful for the students to use for their assignments. Therefore, the book will be listed on their recommended reading list for modules
Covers a broad range of topics of sport within the UK, highlighting a varied range of sports. This book can be used within Sports Development or a business module, very versatile.
Sport in the UK offers interesting examples of a range of relevant issues which have impacted on the current provision for sport in the UK.
This book covers almost every aspect of sport in the UK. But, theoretical analysis of UK sport needs to be added as this book is largely descriptive in nature.
I used this text for student readings in preparation for a number of lectures. I found it especially useful for the chapter on elite sport (Chp 5). It provides a clear description of the organisational landscape of high performance sport in a succinct format.
A feature of many of the chapters in this book is the ease with which students report being able to access the material.