Sport involvement: A conceptual and empirical analysis

Anthony BEATON, Daniel Funk, Lynn Ridinger, Jeremy Jordan

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The conceptual roots of involvement are considered to better understand the construct's use in sport management research and practice. Sport involvement is conceptualized as a multifaceted construct representing the degree to which participation in a sport activity becomes a central component of a person's life and provides both hedonic and symbolic value.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)126-140
Number of pages15
JournalSport Management Review
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 2011


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