Sports problem: Basketball

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Literature Review: Basketball problem for Sports

This “Ten Problems for Sports in the 2020s” booklet will introduce ten relevant problems, namely: coaches, performance, fundamentals, match fixing, politics, talent development, diversity, education, economics, e-sports; for the ten most popular sports in the 2020s world, as for estimated fans number: soccer, cricket, basketball, hockey, tennis, volleyball, table tennis, baseball, American football / rugby, golf.

Ten freely accessible internet references have been selected for each area and direct links are provided at the end of each chapter for own consultation. Our selected references do not intend to mirror ranking indexes nor establish novel classifications. On the contrary, they are meant to represent peer-reviewed, diverse and scientifically-sound case studies for vertical dissemination aimed at non-specialist readers. They will also be able to scoop even more references through the bibliography that is reported at the end of each selected reference.

Without further ado, these are the sports that we are going to introduce in this booklet:

  1. soccer,
  2. cricket,
  3. basketball,
  4. hockey,
  5. tennis,
  6. volleyball,
  7. table tennis,
  8. baseball,
  9. american football / rugby,
  10. golf.

Each sport has its own dedicated chapter made of an introductory section, a short presentation of the ten selected references for each open question and a conclusions section.

The final chapter of this booklet will report the conclusions from each chapter again in order to provide a complete executive summary.

3 Basketball

THE PROBLEM — Basketball estimated fans worldwide are 2.2 billion in 2020. Same as other popular sports, ten problems for basketball are: coaches, performance, fundamentals, match fixing, politics, talent development, diversity, education, economics, e-sports. Here follows a short introduction to all of them with recent references for own consultation.

CASE STUDIES — … buy this booklet from Amazon …

CONCLUSIONS — Regardless of their ages, basketball coaches in Hungary share similar viewpoints on a range of aspects concerning coaching. The advantage of skilled basketball players to handle dynamic visual information in a multiple object tracking task is not attributable to the target number but to the target speed. Small sided games and changing environments stand as the best training situations to improve passing skills. The match fixing problem is particularly acute and pervasive at the Lowest Level of the sport. Although Erdogan’s previous efforts have been unsuccessful, Enes Kanter has remained extremely cautious in his international affairs and travels. Cultural factors, family tradition, academic studies, coaches, mental strength, training structuration, and international competitions have a great effect and influence in the talent development of Chinese basketball players. Obstacles to women in basketball coaching include homologous reproduction, gender bias, sexual orientation bias, a lack of role models, and discouraging lifestyle that comes with being a basketball coach. Goal setting program is an effective strategy to be implemented to youth athletes, it should be learned and used by basketball coaches throughout the season. Of the 60 million that the WNBA brings in, only 20% of it is directed towards player salary while the NBA players see 50% of revenue set aside for salaries. Sports organizations are letting their professional athletes compete virtually in video games to produce competitive entertainment for the audience.

TEN FREE REFERENCES FROM THE INTERNET — … buy this booklet from Amazon …

“Ten Problems for Sports in the 2020s” booklet for Amazon Kindle, 2020; click on the cover to go to the dedicated Amazon listing page

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