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Capital Intensive Sports: Preliminary research on the sources of innovation in scuba diving and golf

By Andre de Campos, Kleber Celadon, Steve Flowers and Howard Rush

Abstract

This paper will analyse two Capital Intensive Sports: scuba diving and golf. The paper proposes an exploratory analytical framework for the analysis of Capital Intensive Sports. It also examines the characteristics of scuba diving and golf, broad patterns in their patenting activity and aspects of their related infrastructure. Evidence from literature on leisure sports points to significant informal participation of users in early innovation, particularly among new sports. Based on this evidence, the study identifies hypotheses for the study of the innovation sources in both sports

Topics: N215 Change and Innovation, N260 Sport, Leisure and Recreation Management
Year: 2009
OAI identifier: oai:eprints.brighton.ac.uk:6048

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