By Dag Vidar Hanstad,Milena M. Parent,Barrie Houlihan
The first summer time early life Olympic video games (YOG) have been held in Singapore in 2010 and the 1st wintry weather formative years Olympic video games in Innsbruck in 2012. The IOC hopes that the YOG will inspire kids to be extra energetic and they will convey the Olympic move in the direction of its unique founding values.
This is the 1st booklet to be released at the early life Olympic video games. It significantly examines the origins of the video games and the explanations of the video games organisers, in addition to the business enterprise and administration of the video games and their wider impression and value. the 1st a part of the booklet discusses the connection among the YOG and the ideology of Olympism, within the context of broader advancements in formative years activity competitions. the second one half investigates a variety of managerial features together with the bidding approach, finance, the famous function of kids at the establishing committees and as volunteers, the function of media and sponsors, and the special pageant constitution. the ultimate a part of the ebook assesses the present and sure destiny impression of the YOG at the host towns and nations, the IOC and on nationwide early life activity policies.
The early life Olympic video games is crucial analyzing for any researcher, complicated pupil or coverage maker with an curiosity in Olympic reviews, activities improvement, game coverage, formative years sport or occasion management.
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