Sport and Recreation Management: Research projects

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Find theses

Why look for existing theses?

  • Ensure that your topic has not been, or is not being, investigated by another researcher
  • Gain knowledge of other related research in your area of study
  • Discover the research that has preceded your topic
  • Explore methodologies and layouts used by other researchers in your field

Available theses

Theses collected and made available generally include doctoral, masters degrees by research and research professional doctorates. For examples of Honours theses consult your supervisor and School research support staff for any available exemplars.

See the Library guide Theses.

Quick start: try these collections

Trove

Search across records for hundreds of thousands of theses, primarily from Australian institutions. Many are freely available online.

Search tips: select Advanced search and limit by Format: thesis. On the results page, theses will be listed under Books

Example theses discovered using Trove:

  • Flaherty, A 2013, 'Voices from the field: how do child protection practitioners in the Northern Territory operationalise child neglect?', PhD thesis, Monash University, Melbourne.
  • Duthie, DL 2012, 'Reinvigorating the domestic violence sector: systemically addressing conflict, power and practitioner turnover', PhD thesis, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane.
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Explore...research methodology

Find more resources in the Catalogue by searching using combinations of terms such as "sport management", "sport governance", research, methodology, "research methods",  "mixed methods", "qualitative research"

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Australian research centres

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UniSA research

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Image source: University of South Australia

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