M382- Extra Credit Questions
1. Which section of the sport pyramid is informal, free activity that begins in
childhood and continues throughout life?
2. What is the purpose of
Sport in American Society
Sport is a microcosm of society!
Dr. Gary A. Sailes
Sports Media Trivia
ACADEMICS vs THE BOTTOM
Test 3 Study Guide
1. Arguments for and against high school sports.
2. The academic performance of male and female student athletes, similarities and
3. Primary source of revenue for commercial sports (college and professional).
What is professional sport?
Any sport activity or skill for which the athlete
Street & Smiths Sports Business Weekly
$750+ billion annually
Commercial sports ($422 billion)
Recreational sports ($328 billion)
M382- Natural Athlete
Yes, there is such a thing as a natural athlete. Hard work can help lead to
greatness, but to be a Michael Phelps of Usain Bolt of the world, genes are definitely
needed. Performance is about genes and pract
M382- Youth Sports
According to youth sports, the definition of amateur has clearly changed within
the past decade. Spending thousands of dollars as a parent for your child to be on the best
sports team or traveling around the co
M328- Sport Socialization
As a child growing up in a rural small town in central Indiana, sports were
definitely a huge part of my life and still are today. Before completely committing my life
to running track and field, I was a
Gender and Sport
Reasons for the rise in womens sport:
Health and fitness
Increased media coverage
It is profitable- made profitable from title IX
Legislation and Legal Decisions: