Modern Trends in Sports Management as well as Monitoring


One of the significant variables counting against the advancement of sports in Nigeria today is absence of reliable administration. A great deal of remedies are being extended by concerned as well as patriotic Nigerians daily to bail us out the quagmire. Among such services is this text qualified “Modern Trends in Sports Management and also Administration”. It is written by Dr. Joseph Awoyinfa, a speaker in the Division of Human Kinetics and also Health Education, Professors of Education And Learning, University of Lagos, Nigeria; a researcher and academic specialist. I was the individual invited by the author and the college to examine guide when it existed to the public on December 4, 2008 in Nigeria.

According to Awoyinfa, it is a truism around the globe that sport is now a reference problem which can no longer be ignored at different sectors of the economic climate and rounds of life. The writer adds that this message hence takes an essential take a look at topical issues in sports administration and also administration, house on theories and also principles of contemporary trends in sports administration and monitoring such as management, organisation, planning, motivation, and so on

. The text includes 16 chapters. Chapter one is christened “the principle of sports administration”. Here, Awoyinfa states management is a principle that indicates various things to various individuals at various times, hence causing its multiplicity of meanings. He discusses that management has actually been otherwise described as an art, a science, a person or people, a self-control and a procedure.

This writer expatiates that as an art, sports management is everything about performing sports organisational functions and also jobs with people; while as a science, sports monitoring has to do with developing sports philosophy, regulations, concepts, principles, procedures and methods. As an organisation, according to him, sports monitoring is specified as a means of creating formal frameworks and a facility based on a mission, objectives, targets, functions and also jobs.

Awoyinfa says as an individual or team of people, sports administration may describe the head alone or to all the elderly staff, board, and so on; while as a self-control, monitoring is a discipline with various subjects and topics. The author lights up that sports administration as a process has to do with a methodical means of doing points. Awoyinfa highlights management functions in sports management as preparation, arranging, staffing, directing/leading, controlling, coordination, budgeting as well as assessment. On whom a sports manager is, this writer enlightens that a sports manager is anybody at any level of sporting activity organisation who routes the initiatives of other individuals in the direction of the achievement of organisational objectives sport-wise.