Leisure at the International Scale

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Leisure at the International Scale Sport:

Leisure at the International Scale Sport Name some of the sports and identify if they are international

What factors decide the level of participation a sport?:

What factors decide the level of participation a sport? Physical, Human, Social, cultural, political?

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Physical, Human, Social, cultural, political?

Physical Factors:

Physical Factors Climate Coastal, inland High altitude for runners What do you think this medal table is for? How can you account for it? Are physical reasons the only ones? What about Tennis players from Scotland and Swimmers from Russia?

Explain this then!:

Explain this then!

Human Factors:

Human Factors Economics – There is a close link between wealth and provision of sports facilities. Look at the info from the Beijing Olympics.

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One of the tables above is for golf the other for Cross country running. Which is which. How might physical, human, social, political, cultural factors affect the level of participation in each. Is there any correlation between the figures?

Hosting a Big Event e.g. Football world cup or olympics:

Hosting a Big Event e.g. Football world cup or olympics In recent years, the games have been given to places that show a desire that they are Economically, socially and environmentally sustainable. What are the benefits and disadvantages

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Tasks Create a Case Study of One of the above International Sporting Events For each you need to: Analyse all the factors involved in why each place was chosen as the location to hold this event Examine where both supporters and teams came or will come from to attend these sports events Note – This refers to the Sphere of Influence (the distance that people will be attracted to this event) Examine the effects on the local area and also on the nation of hosting these events. Concentrate on a)Short term (positive and negative) and B) Long Term (positive and negative

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