Sport Management Review

(The median citation count of Sport Management Review is 5. The table below lists those papers that are above that threshold based on CrossRef citation counts [max. 500 papers]. The publications cover those that have been published in the past four years, i.e., from 2019-11-01 to 2023-11-01.)
“We want more diversity but…”: Resisting diversity in recreational sports clubs60
Organisational factors and non-accidental violence in sport: A systematic review54
Walking for fun or for “likes”? The impacts of different gamification orientations of fitness apps on consumers’ physical activities52
Viewing sports online together? Psychological consequences on social live streaming service usage52
Examining environmental fan engagement initiatives through values and norms with intercollegiate sport fans44
The determinants of stadium attendance in elite women’s football: Evidence from the UEFA Women's Champions League40
Creating sense of presence in a virtual reality experience: Impact on neurophysiological arousal and attitude towards a winter sport40
Reviewing evidence of LGBTQ+ discrimination and exclusion in sport39
An analysis of soccer referee experiences in France and the Netherlands: Abuse, conflict, and level of support36
Examining institutional work that perpetuates abuse in sport organizations30
Snapchat and child sexual abuse in sport: Protecting child athletes in the social media age28
A new conceptualization of mega sports event legacy delivery: Wicked problems and critical realist solution27
The sport cluster concept as middle-range theory for the sport value framework26
An exploration of the distractions inherent to social media use among athletes25
From isomorphism to institutional work: advancing institutional theory in sport management research24
Antecedents and outcomes of social innovation: A global study of sport for development and peace organizations23
“If people are wearing pink stuff they’re probably not real fans”: Exploring women’s perceptions of sport fan clothing21
The process isn’t a case of report it and stop”: Athletes’ lived experience of whistleblowing on doping in sport21
The determinants of the intention to continue voluntary football refereeing21
Responses to multi-level institutional complexity in a national sport federation20
It is time to consider athletes’ well-being and performance satisfaction: The roles of authentic leadership and psychological capital20
A community capacity building approach to sport-based youth development20
Interorganisational conflict between national and provincial sport organisations within China’s elite sport system: Perspectives from national organisations20
Managing parasport: An investigation of sport policy factors and stakeholders influencing para-athletes’ career pathways19
Market disruption as a regime for athlete activism: An economic analysis of college football player protests19
Sport-for-development: A comprehensive analysis of theoretical and conceptual advancements19
Understanding sport event volunteers’ continuance intention: An environmental psychology approach19
Athletic goal achievement: A critical antecedent of event satisfaction, re-participation intention, and future exercise intention in participant sport events19
Charity sport event participants and fundraising: An examination of constraints and negotiation strategies18
Market reactions to sport sponsorship announcements: Comparison between sponsors and their rivals18
Using social network analysis to investigate interorganizational relationships and capacity building within a sport for development coalition18
Promoting athlete welfare: A proposal for an international surveillance system18
Whistleblowing determinants and the effectiveness of reporting channels in the international sports sector18
Fan response to the identity threat of potential team relocation17
The Role of Consumer Engagement in Behavioral Loyalty through Value Co-Creation in Fitness Clubs17
The journey of transitioning: Being a trans male athlete in college sport17
Law, policy, and the participation of transgender athletes in the United States17
Antecedents and outcomes of employee engagement in sport for development16
Examining sport marketing through a rainbow lens16
Television match officials, referees, and home advantage: Evidence from the European Rugby Cup15
Watching sports on Twitch? A study of factors influencing continuance intentions to watch Thursday Night Football co-streaming15
Re-engaging local youth for sustainable sport-for-development15
From intention to participation: Exploring the moderating role of a voucher-based event leveraging initiative14
Understanding the impact of radical change on the effectiveness of national-level sport organizations: A multi-stakeholder perspective14
Does it really matter? A study on soccer fans’ perceptions of ethical leadership and their role as “stakeowners”14
Exploring referee abuse through the lens of the collegiate rugby coach14
Design archetype utility for understanding and analyzing the governance of contemporary national sport organizations14
An exploration of young professional football players’ perceptions of the talent development process in England13
Does performance justify the underrepresentation of women coaches? Evidence from professional women’s soccer13
Breaking the glass monitor: examining the underrepresentation of women in esports environments13
Examining the factors influencing organizational creativity in professional sport organizations13
The blurry spectrums of team identity threat13
Evaluating the impacts of working towards the International Safeguards for Children in Sport12
Volunteer selection at a major sport event: A strategic Human Resource Management approach12
Examining the relationship for sport motives, relationship quality, and sport consumption intention12
Sport event sponsorship management from the sponsee’s perspective12
Understanding complexity and dynamics in the career development of eSports athletes12
Valuing elite sport success using the contingent valuation method: A transnational study11
Governing bodies of sport as knowledge brokers in Sport-for-All communities of practice11
The impact of unlearning context on organizational performance through knowledge management: A case of community sport clubs in Iran11
There is no nil in NIL: examining the social media value of student-athletes’ names, images, and likeness11
Understanding the effects of different types of meaningful sports consumption on sports consumers’ emotions, motivations, and behavioral intentions11
The organizational identification and well-being framework: theorizing about how sport organizations contribute to crisis response and recovery11
Managing abuse in sport: An introduction to the special issue10
The rainbow connection: a scoping review and introduction of a scholarly exchange on LGBTQ+ experiences in sport management10
Colliding mandates of social enterprises: exploring the financial strategies, environment, and social-market tensions of bicycles-for-development organizations10
Well-being of sport club members: the role of pro-environmental behavior in sport and clubs’ environmental quality10
Sensemaking of novelty: the dynamic nature of integrating esports within a traditional sport organization10
Money matters: The impact of prize money on doping behaviour9
Examining Minor League Baseball Spectator Nostalgia: A Neuroscience Perspective9
Summary of cognitive, affective, and behavioural outcomes of consuming prestigious sports events9
The effect of abusive leadership by coaches on Division I student-athletes’ performance: The moderating role of core self-evaluations9
“So begins the demise of #Superman from Metropolis”: Consumers’ Twitter reactions to an athlete’s transgression9
Psychological processes connecting team identification and social well-being for middle-aged and older adults: moderated mediation of subjective and objective on-field performance9
Conceptualization of switching costs in fitness centers: a higher-order reflective-formative model9
The role of mindfulness and occupational stress in the goal orientations of development and winning9
Toward an institutional theory of escalation of commitment within sport management: A review and future directions8
“The poor cousin of inclusion”: Australian Sporting Organisations and LGBT+ diversity and inclusion8
National Football League head coach race, performance, retention, and dismissal8
Living on the edge: Psychological drivers of athletes’ intention to re-patronage extreme sporting events8
Tip of the iceberg? An international investigation of fraud in community sport8
Coach humility and player creativity: The roles of knowledge sharing and group diversity8
“Two heads are better than one”: A continuum of social change in sport management8
Old and exciting? Sport sponsorship effects on brand age and brand personality8
Sport for social cohesion: exploring aims and complexities7
Doing hybrid management work in elite sport: the case of a head coach in top-level rugby union7
Safeguarding culture: towards a new approach to preventing child maltreatment in sport7
Acting out what is inside of us: Self-management strategies of an abused ex-athlete7
Tennis superstars: The relationship between star status and demand for tickets7
The role of sport in reflecting and shaping group dynamics: The “intergroup relations continuum” and its application to Fijian rugby and soccer7
Strategic management in eSports – a systematic review of the literature7
Strong intentions but diminished impact: Following up with former participants in a sport for development and peace setting7
Determinants of non-profit sports clubs’ perceived competition from commercial sports providers7
Leader prototypicality in sport: The implicit leadership theories of women and men entering sport management careers6
Conscious capitalism and sport: Exploring higher purpose in a professional sport organization6
The role of facial attractiveness in tennis TV-viewership6
Rethinking segmentation within the psychological continuum model using Bayesian analysis6
Strengthening referees’ psychological well-being through engagement and authenticity6
Applying intergroup contact theory to sport-for-development6
Managing sport volunteers with a disability: Human resource management implications6
Managing organizational reputation in response to a public shaming campaign6
Determinants of support and participation in a major sport event referendum6
Do public subsidies and facility coverage matter for voluntary sports clubs?6
Exploring the relationship between social class and sport event volunteering6
Establishing a professional Rugby Union Football League in the USA: Managing institutional pluralism in sport entrepreneurship6
Examining the career dynamics of elite football referees: a unique identification profile6
The effect of sport team reputation on team attachment and community attachment: a comparison of fans, local residents, and sponsors5
The effect of race on lateral moves to coach central positions5
Stimulating the adoption of green practices by professional football organisations: a focus on stakeholders’ pressures and expected benefits5
Predicting adventure seeking of young adults: The role of risk, innovativeness and status consumption5
The novelty effect and on-field team performance in new sports facilities: the case of the Canadian Football League5
Factors influencing acceptance of transgender athletes5
Hidden agenda in sport sponsorship – The influence of managers’ personal objectives on sport sponsorship decisions5
Exploring the conditions for strategic planning in nonprofit community sport5
The role of advocacy organisations for ethical mega sport events5
Disability inclusion in beach precincts: beach for all abilities – a community development approach through a social relational model of disability lens5