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About Sport Sociology

As you know, the sport management industry is an industry that operates heavily in the public eye. That’s why it’s necessary to have a strong grasp on the sociology of sport, otherwise known as the intersection between sport and society.

As an aspiring or current sport management professional, it is crucial to stay informed on the current societal issues of sport and be able to think critically and speak intelligently about them. These issues include, but are not limited to:

  • Sportsmanship
  • Gender
  • Law
  • Risks
  • Race and ethnicity
  • Youth sport
  • Media
  • The future of sport
  • + other current issues
About Sport Sociology

As you know, the sport management industry is an industry that operates heavily in the public eye. That’s why it’s necessary to have a strong grasp on the sociology of sport, otherwise known as the intersection between sport and society.

As an aspiring or current sport management professional, it is crucial to stay informed on the current societal issues of sport and be able to think critically and speak intelligently about them. These issues include, but are not limited to:

  • Sportsmanship
  • Gender
  • Law
  • Risks
  • Race and ethnicity
  • Youth sport
  • Media
  • The future of sport
  • + other current issues
Sport & Society

Is Going To The Game A Good First Date?

Just because you love going to the game, doesn’t mean everyone else does too. That being said, many people enjoy the experience, which brings up the question of whether or not going to a basketball, baseball, hockey, or other game would be a good first...

Going on a first date at a baseball, basketball, hockey game - pros and cons
Sport & Society

Inclusion in Sport: Definition & Significance

Over the last few decades, UNESCO and its collaborators have made it a priority to guarantee inclusion for all children in all levels of education around the world. In other words, it is their goal to ensure that all children have the right to benefit from...

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Sport & Society

How Long Does a Basketball Game Really Last?

As a sport, basketball is one of the most popular sports in the world. First officially played in 1981, the sport has grown a fair amount since then. Like all major sports, basketball witnessed a huge change with professionalization coming eventually, turning the...

How long does a basketball game really last? The length of a basketball game
Sport & Society

Think about Sport Law When Watching UFC

With all this talk by the Ontario government to maximize boxing and mixed martial arts, I can't help but look at how sport and society mesh. I also could not ignore concepts learned in a course I took called Sport Law when I saw this. Adding injury to insult (no...

Sport & Society

Ontario’s New Plan for Sport Under a New Government

When Doug Ford was elected in June of 2018, many expected changes to how the provincial government overseas sport. After all, a new government, headed by a new party signals a new direction. And after 14+ years of a Liberal led government, the path the new one is...

Sport & Society

Dress Codes in Golf Getting Blurry

The game of golf is one of the oldest sports in the world. In fact, the modern game of golf originated in 15th century Scotland. Historians say that the first 18-hole round was created in 1764 at the Old Course at St. Andrews. It’s always been driven by a clear set...

Dress Codes in Golf
Sport & Society

Is Good Sportsmanship a Lost Art?

Sport is about competition. Whether you are competing as an individual or in a team environment, the goal is to win. Nonetheless, just because you are competing doesn’t mean that you can’t show good sportsmanship and respect for your opponents and fellow...

Sport & Society

Conor McGregor arrested again

Courtesy of the Miami-Dade Police Department Miami, Miami, Miami We looked for a place eat when we landed in Miami. We found the Fontainebleau Miami Beach Hotel. This hotel saved us from our hunger, just like the nearby Timmies does when you are staving in class....

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