Volunteering in community sports associations : a literature review /

This review paper focuses on volunteers in community sports associations (CSAs). Such associations are a major context of sports volunteering across Europe, Canada and Australia?the countries in which a multitude of sports clubs are represented by governing bodies of sport. Their importance is not o...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Nichols, Geoff, 1955- (Author)
Format: Book
Published: Leiden : Brill, ]2017]
Series:Brill research perspectives.
Table of Contents:
  • Introduction
  • The number of sports clubs, club membership, and volunteering
  • Explaining a trend toward individual participation in sport and volunteering, and a reduction in the number of CSAS
  • Conceptualizing community sports associations and volunteering
  • Motivations of sports volunteers
  • Challenges facing community sports clubs' volunteers and leaders
  • Management and leadership of volunteers in CSAS: applying a rational systems approach and the pros and cons of formality
  • Community sports associations and social capital
  • The relationship between CSAS and even volunteering
  • Conclusions.