Sport in Society

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What are professionals?
Professionals get paid for playing their sport and for them it is their full-time job
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What are amateurs?
Amateurs don't get paid for playing, they do it when they are not working and because they enjoy it
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What does 'leisure' mean?
Leisure if the portion of the day when a person is free from everyday respnsibilities such as work, study or child care
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What is an extrinsic reward?
A physical reward like a medal or a trophy
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What is an intrisic reward?
A praise or something that you feel inside so someone saying well done or great shot
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What is leisure recreation?
Contribute to balanced, healthy lifestyle and as a non-competitive, alternative, option leading to lifetime sport
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What is physical recreation?
Playing for intrinsic rather than extrinsic rewards
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What is outdoor recreation?
Activity associated with challenge in the natural environment
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What are lifetime sports?
Can be carried on throughout life. They are often non-contact sports that rely on judgement and accuracy such as golf or bowls
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What are the four types of competitions?
Round-robin, ladder, combination and knock-out
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What are the advantages of hosting a major event?
Tourists, money from spectators, poorer areas are improved, publicity, encourage younger people to do sport, home teams get more support, home teams are use to the environment
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What are the disadvantages of hosting a major event?
Possibility of the threat of terrism, new facilities are expensive, destroys animal habitats, pollution, home teams have more pressure, homes/businesses moved
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What is sponsorship?
Sponsorship is when a company backs performers financially in return for them advertising the company's product
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What are the advantages to the sponsor?
Increased publicity, status increased by being linked to success and glamour, increased sales of their products, earning a lot of profit as they have got more sales
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What are the disadvantages to the sponsor?
Negative events including drug use, cheating, crowd trouble which will effect your reputation, if the performer gets injured then the sponsor won't get much publicity, not all performers get lots of media
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What are the advantages to the performer?
Free clothing from the sponsor, free equipment from the sponsor if they need it, they might even get paid for wearing sponsor's clothing and using their equipment, they can concentrate on training without financial worries
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What are the disadvantages to the performer?
May be dragged into a contract where they have to wear the sponsor's clothing to appearances, if the performer gets sponsored by an alcohol or tobacco company then they will get a bad image for themselves, the sponsor can withdraw their sponsorship
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What are the adavantages to the sport?
They also get financial support in addition to admission fees, the sport becomes well known as people will recognise it by their sponsors because there will be pictures everywhere
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What are the disadvantages to the sport?
The sponsor can take out their sponsorship to a certain performer if they believe that they are giving their company a bad reputation or if there's no point in sponsoring a performer at the moment as they are injured
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What are some acceptable sponsors?
Adidas, Samsung or Barclays Bank
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What are some unacceptable sponsors?
McDonalds, Coca Cola, car sponsors, smoking companies have been banned, alcohol companies
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What are the four types of media?
Internet, radio, the press and TV
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What are amateurs?

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Amateurs don't get paid for playing, they do it when they are not working and because they enjoy it

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What does 'leisure' mean?

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What is an extrinsic reward?

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What is an intrisic reward?

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