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An empirical analysis of gender differences in sports attendance motives

Hall, John and O'Mahony, Barry G (2006) An empirical analysis of gender differences in sports attendance motives. International Journal of Sports Marketing and Sponsorship, 7 (4). pp. 334-346. ISSN 1464-6668

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Abstract

In Australia, male sports attendees outnumber female sports attendees by 25%, yet little research has been conducted into the attendance motives of women. This study undertakes an analysis of 460 respondents using descriptive and multivariate statistics to distinguish the attendance motivations of women and compare them directly to those of male attendees. The findings suggest that female attendance can be influenced through management and promotional strategies.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: ResPubID11398, sportscape, front room, back room, socialisation, fan motivation, strategy
Subjects: Faculty/School/Research Centre/Department > Centre for Tourism and Services Research (CTSR)
FOR Classification > 1503 Business and Management
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Depositing User: VUIR
Date Deposited: 01 May 2012 04:07
Last Modified: 01 May 2012 04:07
URI: http://vuir.vu.edu.au/id/eprint/2987
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