Major sport events and participation legcay: the case of the 2003 Rugby World Cup

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dc.contributor.author Frawley Stephen en_US
dc.contributor.author Cush Adam en_US
dc.contributor.editor en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2012-03-06T10:46:25Z
dc.date.available 2012-03-06T10:46:25Z
dc.date.issued 2011 en_US
dc.identifier 2010000252 en_US
dc.identifier.citation Frawley Stephen and Cush Adam 2011, 'Major sport events and participation legcay: the case of the 2003 Rugby World Cup', Routledge, vol. 16, no. 1, pp. 65-76. en_US
dc.identifier.issn 1360-6719 en_US
dc.identifier.other C1 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10453/17488
dc.description.abstract Internationally, the past three decades has seen a significant growth in the staging of major sport events (Cashman, 2006). These events are staged by host rganizers and supported by governments for many varied reasons. One rationale often provided by governments to justify their investment in such events is that they will encourage their population to become more physically active through sport participation. The purpose of this paper is to explore the impact hosting major sport events has on sport participation for a host nation. To address this research question, a recent major sport event hosted in Australia, namely the 2003 Rugby World Cup, is investigated. The findings from the study suggest that the sport of rugby witnessed an increase in sport registrations following the staging of the event. The increase, however, was substantially greater for the junior rugby category than the senior rugby category. en_US
dc.language en_US
dc.publisher Routledge en_US
dc.relation.isbasedon DOI: 10.1080/13606719.2011.532605 en_US
dc.title Major sport events and participation legcay: the case of the 2003 Rugby World Cup en_US
dc.parent Managing Leisure - An International Journal en_US
dc.journal.volume 16 en_US
dc.journal.number 1 en_US
dc.publocation UK en_US
dc.identifier.startpage 65 en_US
dc.identifier.endpage 76 en_US
dc.cauo.name BUS.School of Leisure, Sport and Tourism en_US
dc.conference Verified OK en_US
dc.for 150400 en_US
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dc.percentage 000100 en_US
dc.classification.name Commercial Services en_US
dc.classification.type FOR-08 en_US
dc.edition en_US
dc.custom en_US
dc.date.activity en_US
dc.location.activity en_US
dc.description.keywords major events, participation legacy, rugby union en_US
dc.staffid University of Technology, Sydney en_US


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