• 67 Citations
  • 4 h-Index
20092019
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Personal profile

Biography

Neil King is a senior lecturer in sport development and management in the Department of Sport and Physical Activity where he leads modules on the undergraduate sports development, management and coaching programmes.

Research interests

Neil’s research focuses on sport policy, governance and management and predominantly on local government sport, recreation and leisure services. He also focuses on sport governance in the non-profit sector. He is author of Sport Governance: An Introduction (2016) and Sport Policy and Governance: Local Perspectives (2009) both published by Routledge. He has also published book chapters on sport and doping and sport and national security and a number of journal articles related mainly to the management of public sector sport services.

Education/Academic qualification

PhD, Loughborough University

… → 2006

European Leisure Studies, MA, Loughborough University

… → 1998

Leisure Management, BA, University of West London

… → 1996

External positions

Liverpool Hope University

20022007

Leeds Beckett University

20012002

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Sports Social Sciences
sports policy Social Sciences
governance Social Sciences
recreation Social Sciences
austerity policy Social Sciences
organizational model Social Sciences
national security Social Sciences
coalition Social Sciences

Research Output 2009 2019

  • 67 Citations
  • 4 h-Index
  • 4 Book
  • 4 Article
  • 2 Chapter
  • 1 Project report

Governance and corruption in sport with respect to doping.

King, N., 21 Feb 2018, Drugs In Sport. Mottram, D. R. & Chester, N. (eds.). London: Routledge

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

corruption
Sports
governance
Russia
infrastructure
9 Downloads (Pure)

Austerity, policy and sport participation in England

Widdop, P., King, N., Parnell, D., Cutts, D. & Millward, P., 14 Aug 2017, In : International Journal of Sport Policy and Politics.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
austerity policy
Sports
participation
expenditures
Group

Sport Goverance: An Introduction

King, N., 17 Aug 2016, London: Routledge. 300 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBook

Sports
governance
Teaching

Sport, Terrorism, National Security, and the ‘Deep State’: Components of a Longitudinal Research Programme.

King, N., 8 Mar 2016, Sport: Identity and Community. Harvey, A. & Kimball, R. (eds.). Oxford: Inter-Disciplinary Press, p. 51-62

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Open Access
File
national security
terrorism
Sports
event
political science
10 Citations (Scopus)
Open Access
File
recreation
sport
Sports
youth education
health policy

Activities 2012 2017

  • 3 Publication Peer-review
  • 1 Editorial work
  • 1 Examination

International Journal of Sport Policy and Politics (Journal)

NEIL KING (Editor)
2017 → …

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesEditorial work

External Examiner at Leeds Beckett University

NEIL KING (Examiner)
20152019

Activity: Examination typesExamination

International Journal of Sport Policy and Politics (Journal)

NEIL KING (Reviewer)
2012 → …

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesPublication Peer-review

International Journal of Public Sector Management (Journal)

NEIL KING (Reviewer)
2012 → …

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesPublication Peer-review

Leisure Studies (Journal)

NEIL KING (Reviewer)
2012 → …

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesPublication Peer-review