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Comparative high performance sport models
Managing High Performance Sport (2012)
  • Winston Wing Hong To, The University of Western Ontario
  • Peter Smolianov, Salem State University
  • Darwin Semotiuk, The University of Western Ontario

This chapter discusses different models that have been used to compare high performance sport (HPS) systems. It includes case studies covering the USSR and Post-Soviet Russian HPS systems, the Canadian HPS system, and the US HPS system. The chapter includes a comparison of these case studies.

Learning Outcomes: Identify various approaches to comparing high performance sport systems (HPS); Define strengths and limitations of various approaches to comparing HPS ; Profile HPS systems in the former USSR and current Russia, USA, and Canada; Discuss the challenges the above countries face and their international sporting performance in the future.

Publication Date
Fall October 15, 2012
Popi Sotiriadou, Veerle De Bosscher
Routledge Taylor and Francis Group
Citation Information
Winston Wing Hong To, Peter Smolianov and Darwin Semotiuk. "Comparative high performance sport models" Managing High Performance Sport (2012)
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