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Dalfsen, van G., Bosscher, de V., Westerbeek, H.M., & Hoecke, van J. (2020). Coaches’ views on how to develop shared leadership. Sport, Business and Management: an International Journal.

Whitehead, A., Umeh, K., Fitton Davies, K., Rudd, J., Brockett, C., & Westerbeek, H. (2020). Motivational differences between 5K, half marathon and full marathon participants in the UK and India. Managing Sport and Leisure. DOI: 1080/23750472.2020.1791236

Chmait, N., Westerbeek, H., Eime, Robertson, S., R., Sellitto, C., & Reid, M. (2020). Tennis influencers: the player effect on social media engagement and demand for tournament attendance. Telematics and Informatics.

Oppici, L., Buszard, T., Westerbeek, H. & Farrow, D. (2020). Implementation of a modified sport program to increase participation: key stakeholder perspectives. Journal of Sport Sciences.

Eime, R., Harvey, J., Charity, M. & Westerbeek, H. (2020). Longitudinal trends in sport participation and retention of females. Frontiers in Sports and Active Living – sports management and marketing.

Dalfsen, van G., Bosscher, de V., Westerbeek, H.M., & Hoecke, van J. (2020). The development of a scale to measure shared leadership in youth sport. Journal of Global Sport Management.

Dalfsen, van G., Bosscher, de V., Westerbeek, H.M., & Hoecke, van J. (2020). The development of shared leadership as a fundamental concept in youth team sport. International Journal of Sport Management.

Chmait, N., Robertson, S., Westerbeek, H., Eime, R., Sellitto, C., & Reid, M. (2019). Tennis superstars: the relationship between star status and the demand for tickets. Sport Management Review,

Robertson, J., Eime, R., & Westerbeek, H.M. (2018). Community sport clubs: are they only about playing sport, or do they have broader health promotion and social responsibilities? Annals of Leisure Research.

Jenkin, C., van Uffelen, J., Westerbeek, H., & Eime, R. (2018). Sport for Adults Aged 50+ Years: Participation Benefits and Barriers. Journal of Aging and Physical Activity. 26, 363-371.

Zhou, X., Hanlon, C., Robertson, J., Spaaij, R., Westerbeek, H., Hossack, H., and Funk, D. (2017). Dress for fit: An exploration of female activewear consumption. Sport Management Review.

Eime, R. M., Harvey, J., Charity, M. J., Casey, M., Westerbeek, H. and Payne, W. R. (2017), The relationship of sport participation to provision of sports facilities and socioeconomic status: a geographical analysis. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health, 41: 248–255. https://doi:10.1111/1753-6405.12647

Jenkin, C., Eime, R., Westerbeek, H., O’Sullivan, G. & van Uffelen, J. (2017). Sport and Ageing: a systematic review of the determinants and trends of participation in sport for older adults. BMC Public Health.17,

O’Sullivan, G., Hanlon, C., Spaaij, R, and Westerbeek, H. (2017). Women’s active wear trends and drivers: A systematic review. Journal of Fashion Marketing and Management: An International Journal, 21, 1, 2-15,

Dalfsen, van G., Hoecke, van J. & Westerbeek, H.M. (2016). Does natural leadership exist in elite youth football? International Journal of Sport Management. 17, 4, 500-516.

Perck, J., Hoecke van J., Westerbeek, H.M. & Breesch, D. (2016). Determinants influencing the structural design type of Flemish gymnastics clubs. International Journal of Sport Management. 17, 1-26.

Jenkin, C., Eime, R., Westerbeek, H., O’Sullivan, G. & van Uffelen, J. (2016). Are they worth their weight in gold? sport for older adults – benefits and barriers of their participation for sporting organisations. International Journal of Sport Policy and Politics.

De Bosscher, V., Shibli, S., Westerbeek, H.M., & Bottenburg van, M. (2016). Convergence and Divergence of Elite Sport Policies: Is There a One-Size- Fits-All Model to Develop International Sporting Success? Journal of Global Sport Management,

Eime, RM., Harvey, J.T., Charity, M.J., Casey, M.M., Westerbeek, H.M. & Payne, W.R. (2016). Age patterns of sport participants. BMC Sport Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation. DOI: 10.1186/s13102-016-0031-3

Perck, J., Hoecke van J., Westerbeek, H.M. & Breesch, D. (2016). Organisational change in local sport clubs: the case of Flemish Gymnastics Clubs. Sport, Business and Management: an international journal.

Truyens, J., Bosscher de, V., Sotiriadou, P., Heyndels, B. & Westerbeek, H.M. (2015). A method to evaluate countries’ organisational capacity: A four country comparison in athletics. Sport Management Review,

Eime, R.M., Sawyer, N., Harvey, J.T., Casey, M.M., Westerbeek, H.M, Payne, W.R. (2015). Integrating Public Health and Sport Management: Sport participation trends 2001-2010. Sport Management Review.

Truyens, J., Bosscher de, V., Heyndels, B. & Westerbeek, H.M. (2013). A resource-based perspective on countries’ competitive advantage in elite athletics. International Journal of Sport Policy and Politics.

Westerbeek, H.M. & Rubingh, B. (2013). Twenty years of the European Association for Sport Management: the early beginnings. European Sport Management Quarterly.

Westerbeek, H.M. & Linley, M. (2012). Building city brands through sport events: theoretical and empirical perspectives. Journal of Brand Strategy. 1 (2), 1-13.

Smith, A. & Westerbeek, H.M. (2010). From enhancement to engagement: reflections on the future of sport consumption. Sport in Society. 13 (02), 344-353.

Spaaij, R. and Westerbeek, H.M. (2010). Sport business and social capital: a contradiction in terms? Sport in Society. 13 (09), 1359-1376.

Westerbeek, H.M. (2010). Commercial sport and local communities: a market niche for social sport business? Sport in Society. 13 (09), 1414-1418.

Westerbeek, H.M. (2010). Sport management and sport business: two sides of the same coin? Sport in Society. 13 (09), 1291-1297.

Westerbeek, H.M. (2009). The Amsterdam Olympic Games of 1928 and 2028: Will city heritage inform legacy intent? Sport in Society. 12 (06), 776-791.

Smith, A., Graetz, B., & Westerbeek H.M (2008). Sport sponsorship, team support and purchase intention. Journal of Marketing Communications. 14 (5), December, 387-404.

Smith, A. & Westerbeek, H.M. (2007) Sport as a Vehicle for Deploying Corporate Social Responsibility. Journal of Corporate Citizenship. 7(25), 43-54.

Smith, A., Graetz, B., & Westerbeek H.M. (2006) Brand Personality in a Membership-Based Sport Organisation. International Journal of Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Marketing, 11, 1-16.

Westerbeek, H.M., & Smith, A. (2005). A Framework for the Future of Professional Sport Research in Australia. Futures Research Quarterly, 21(2), 5-26.

Westerbeek, H.M. (2005). Het Merk Sport. Vrijetijd Studies, 23(2), 33-37.

Westerbeek, H.M., & Smith, A. (2005). Corporate Social Responsibility and Community Health in the UAE: The Case of the Al Jazira Sport and Health Foundation. The Middle East Journal of Business, 1(1), 1-12.

Westerbeek, H.M., Smith, A. & Deane, J. (2005). De-ethnicization and Australian Soccer: The Strategic Management Dilemma. International Journal of Sport Management. 6(3), 270-288.

Smith, A. C. T., Evans, D. M., & Westerbeek H. M. (2005). The examination of change management using qualitative methods: A case industry approach. The Qualitative Report, 10(1), 96-121.

Turner, P. & Westerbeek, H.M. (2004). Network Relationships in the Bidding Process for Major Sporting Events. International Journal of Sport Management. 5(4), 335-356.

Smith, A. & Westerbeek, H.M. (2004). Professional Sport Management Education and Practice in Australia. Journal of Hospitality, Leisure, Sport and Tourism Education, 3 (2), 1-8.

Westerbeek, H.M. & Shilbury, D. (2003). A conceptual model for sport services marketing research: integrating quality, value and satisfaction. International Journal of Sports Marketing and Sponsorship, March/April 2003, 11-31.

Westerbeek, H.M. & Smith, A. (2002). Location dependency and sport sponsors: a factor analytic study. Sport Marketing Quarterly, 11(3), 151-161.

Westerbeek, H.M., Turner, P. & Ingerson, L. (2002). Key success factors in bidding for hallmark sporting events. International Marketing Review, 19(3), 303-322.

Westerbeek, H.M. (2000). The influence of frequency of attendance and age on ‘place’-specific dimensions of service quality at Australian rules football matches. Sport Marketing Quarterly, 9(4), 194-202.

Westerbeek, H.M. (2000). Is sponsorship retention dependent on the geographic location of the sports facility? Journal of Marketing Communications, 6(2), 53-68.

Westerbeek, H.M. (2000). Sport in the global village: a product-based typology of the international sport industry. International Journal of Sport Management, 11(2), 103-120.

Ingerson, L. & Westerbeek, H.M. (2000). Determining key success criteria for attracting hallmark sporting events. Pacific Tourism Review, 3(3/4), 1-15.

Westerbeek, H.M. (1999). A research classification model and some (marketing related) reasons for studying the culture of sport organisations. European Journal for Sport Management, 6(2), 69-87.

Westerbeek, H.M. & Shilbury, D. (1999). Increasing the focus on ‘place’ in the marketing mix for facility dependent sport services. Sport Management Review, 2(1), 1-24.

Westerbeek, H.M., Shilbury, D. & Deane, J.W. (1995). The Australian sport system, its history and an organisational overview. European Journal for Sport Management, 2(1), 42-58.

Hans Westerbeek, PhD

Professor of Sport Business
Victoria University
VUB Brussels
CUFE Beijing
Real Madrid Graduate School

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