Write a paper explaining how governing bodies in the professional sport have adapted to promote commercialism in their perspective sports. Examples might include changing the balance of a javelin in order to keep it from being thrown as far, making it safer to throw inside a stadium, or the development of the 30 second clock in basketball in order to speed up the game allowing more predicted interval time in order to produce more commercials during the game.
The rubric used for assignments is based on the completeness of assignment, demonstration of comprehension and analysis for graduate level work. Students will use journal articles, and other forms of media, as well as the text in order to complete the assignments.Each student will submit a 2-3 page document that demonstrates critically analysis of the material in and related to the course. The completed assignment will demonstrate an analysis of the readings, incorporate previous knowledge and the application of critical thinking skills. The submission should make evident a thorough understanding of material articulated at a graduate level. All submissions must incorporate aspects from the textbook, additional peer-reviewed materials and other related information properly cited and referenced (5).
Sawyer, T, Bodey, K., and Judge, L. (2008). Sport Governance and Policy Development. Champaign, IL: Sagamore Publishing, LLC. ISBN: 9781571675361.