Study Guide for Exam I-1

Study Guide for Exam I-1 - Study Guide for Exam I- KIN316...

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Study Guide for Exam I- KIN316 Test- Wednesday Oct. 1st Week 2. Lecture 2. What is sport management? Introduction chapter Lecture on the history of sports. Be able to explain that sports always have been a part of our society. o Tribal Games o The ancient Olympics o The gladiator games o Medieval games Explain in your own words what sport management is. The management or application of business principles to the industry of sports. Understand in what context Organized sport was formed o Industrial revolution Logistics; train Information: newspaper Separation versus work and free time Unified language The modern nation-state *Pressure on class system *Nobility loses power; new riches o English Public Schools Youth of nobility interacts with youth of ‘common people’ starting to regulate common games Regulators often adolescent boys were supported by older administrators Support was given bc the Victorian Ideal (The perfect gentle man) preparation for officers in war sport as instrument for sexual repression This led to the first forms of organized sport as we know it today Understand why it were British sports that were popularized throughout the world. - Great Britain as the hegemonic power (a hegemonic power does not need to exert his power to be influential, other countries imitate them out of desire)
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- Great Britain was the: o Strongest military power o Strongest economic power o Most influential cultural power o First country to industrialize o First country to nationalize Explain how sports were spread around the world - Migration - Economic and political expansion o Colonization o International trade - Army and school and trade o YMCA - Media Know the three different waves that globalized sport, Be able to explain what characterized these stages 1 st wave: The first wave of globalism -Spreading the first organized sports over the world -International federations are established 2 nd wave: A period of Nationalism -Those international sports are nationalized and become a part of national heritage. 3 rd wave: The second wave of globalism -Countries start to organize international events to demonstrate their superiority and sport becomes a major form of entertainment business (MORE DETAILS ON PP SLIDES) Understand why the USA did not implement a British sport system - The US – Great Britain relation o US patritosm o America’s lack of upper-class (contrasted w/ other countries) o America’s sports became tool for nationalism o Wilsons politics for isolation
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Understand how the transition from the English hegemony to the American hegemony changed the world of sport. o P. 9 wk2 **WW II: Two new superpowers** o The dominant U.S. economy: The Marshall plan o The military superpower We’ve got the bomb!! o
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