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A Selection of Statistical and Information Sources About the Olympic Games














A Selection of Statistical and Information Sources About the Olympic Games







The Compendium: Official Australian Olympic Statistics 1896-2002

Author   Australian Olympic Committee

Editor    Australian Olympic Committee

Compiled by  Australian Olympic Committee

Publisher      Univ. of Queensland Press, 2003

ISBN      0702234257, 9780702234255

Length   328 pages




The Economics of Staging the Olympics:

A Comparison of the Games, 1972-2008

Author   Holger Preuss

Publisher      Edward Elgar Publishing, 2004

ISBN      1781008698, 9781781008690

Length   332 pages




Olympic Marketing

Authors  Alain Ferrand, Jean-Loup Chappelet, Benoit Seguin

Edition   illustrated

Publisher      Routledge, 2012

ISBN      0415587875, 9780415587877

Length   271 pages"Olympic+Marketing"




Living with London's Olympics: An Ethnography

Palgrave Studies in Urban Anthropology

Author   Iain Lindsay

Edition   illustrated

Publisher      Palgrave Macmillan, 2014

ISBN      1137453214, 9781137453211

Length   224 pages




Circus Maximus:

The Economic Gamble Behind Hosting

the Olympics and the World Cup

Author   Andrew Zimbalist

Edition   reprint

Publisher      Brookings Institution Press, 2015

ISBN      081572652X, 9780815726524

Length   174 pages




The 1908 Olympic Games:

Results for All Competitors in All Events, with Commentary

Volume 5 of History of the Early Olympics

Authors  Bill Mallon, Ian Buchanan

Publisher      McFarland, 2000

ISBN      1476609527, 9781476609522

Length   536 pages




Handbook of the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games:

Volume Two: Celebrating the Games

Author   Vassil Girginov

Editor    Vassil Girginov

Publisher      Routledge, 2013

ISBN      113645635X, 9781136456350

Length   336 pages





Principles of Sustainable Urban Development

in the Bidding Process for Olympic Games

Author   Gregor Wiltschko

Publisher, 2010

ISBN      3836640864, 9783836640862

Length   146 pages




Olympic Media: Inside the Biggest Show on Television

Routledge Critical Studies in Sport

Author   Andrew C Billings

Publisher      Routledge, 2008

ISBN      1135980659, 9781135980658

Length   200 pages




Olympic Tourism

Author   Mike Weed

Publisher      Routledge, 2007

ISBN      1136375686, 9781136375682

Length   256 pages




The Olympic Games Effect:

How Sports Marketing Builds Strong Brands

Author   John A. Davis

Edition   2, illustrated, revised

Publisher      John Wiley & Sons, 2012

ISBN      1118171713, 9781118171714

Length   228 pages




The 1920 Olympic Games:

Results for All Competitors in All Events, with Commentary

Volume 7 of History of the Early Olympics

Authors  Bill Mallon, Anthony Th. Bijkerk

Publisher      McFarland, 2003

ISBN      0786440708, 9780786440702

Length   559 pages




Onward to the Olympics:

Historical Perspectives on the Olympic Games

Editors   Gerald P. Schaus, Stephen R. Wenn

Edition   revised

Publisher      Wilfrid Laurier Univ. Press, 2009

ISBN      1554587794, 9781554587797

Length   408 pages




The Impact and Evaluation of Major Sporting Events

Author   Holger Preuss

Editor    Holger Preuss

Publisher      Routledge, 2013

ISBN      131799597X, 9781317995975

Length   112 pages




Managing the Olympics

Author   Stephen Frawley

Editors   Stephen Frawley, Daryl Adair

Edition   illustrated

Publisher      Palgrave Macmillan, 2013

ISBN      0230389589, 9780230389588

Length   232 pages





Historical Dictionary of the Olympic Movement

Historical Dictionaries of Sports

Authors  Bill Mallon, Jeroen Heijmans

Edition   4, revised

Publisher      Scarecrow Press, 2011

ISBN      0810875225, 9780810875227

Length   622 pages




Watching the Olympics: Politics, Power and Representation

Authors  John Peter Sugden, Alan Tomlinson

Editors   John Peter Sugden, Alan Tomlinson

Edition   illustrated

Publisher      Routledge, 2012

ISBN      0415578337, 9780415578332

Length   258 pages




Sports, Exercise, and Fitness:

A Guide to Reference and Information Sources

Reference sources in the social sciences series

Social Sciences

Author   Mary Beth Allen

Publisher      Libraries Unlimited, 2005

ISBN      1563088193, 9781563088193

Length   287 pages




Olympic Reform Ten Years Later

Sport in the Global Society – Contemporary Perspectives

Authors  Heather Dichter, Bruce Kidd

Editors   Heather Dichter, Bruce Kidd

Publisher      Routledge, 2013

ISBN      113570600X, 9781135706005

Length   128 pages




The 1900 Olympic Games:

Results for All Competitors in All Events, with Commentary

Volume 2 of History of the Early Olympics

Author   Bill Mallon

Publisher      McFarland, 1997

ISBN      0786489529, 9780786489527

Length   351 pages




The Time of Our Lives: Inside the Sydney Olympics :

Australia and the Olympic Games 1994-2002

Author   Harry Gordon

Edition   illustrated

Publisher      Univ. of Queensland Press, 2003

ISBN      0702234125, 9780702234125




The Palgrave Handbook of Olympic Studies

Editors   Helen Jefferson Lenskyj, Stephen Wagg

Edition   illustrated

Publisher      Palgrave Macmillan, 2012

ISBN      0230367461, 9780230367463

Length   608 pages




Encyclopedia of the Modern Olympic Movement

Editors   John E. Findling, Kimberly D. Pelle

Edition   illustrated, revised

Publisher      Greenwood Publishing Group, 2004

ISBN      0313322783, 9780313322785

Length   602 pages




Lozano, S., Villa, G., Guerrero, F., & Cortés, P.


Measuring the performance of nations at the Summer Olympics

using data envelopment analysis.

Journal of the Operational Research Society, 501-511.




Linden, M.


Factor analytical study of Olympic decathlon data.

Research Quarterly.

American Alliance for Health, Physical Education and Recreation,

48(3), 562-568.




Dawkins, B. P., Andreae, P. M., and O'connor, P. M.


Analysis of olympic heptathlon data

Journal of the American Statistical Association, 89(427), 1100-1106.




Social impacts of the Sydney Olympics

Author: Waitt, Gordon View Author Profile

Journal: Annals of tourism research

ISSN: 0160-7383

Date: 01/2003

Volume: 30 Issue: 1 Page: 194-215

DOI: 10.1016/S0160-7383(02)00050-6




Wilber, R. L., Rundell, K. W., Szmedra, L. E. O. N., Jenkinson,

D. M., Im, J. O. O. H. E. E., & Drake, S. D.


Incidence of exercise-induced bronchospasm

in Olympic winter sport athletes.

Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise,

32(4), 732-737.




Bethapudi, S., Robinson, P., Engebretsen, L., Budgett, R.,

Vanhegan, I. S., and O'Connor, P.


Elbow injuries at the London


Summer Olympic Games:

demographics and pictorial imaging review.

American Journal of Roentgenology, 201(3), 535-549.




Gesteland, P. H., Gardner, R. M., Tsui, F. C., Espino, J. U.,

Rolfs, R. T., James, B. C., ... & Wagner, M. M.


Automated syndromic surveillance for the 2002 Winter Olympics.

Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association,

10(6), 547-554.




Mann, R., and Herman, J.


Kinematic analysis of Olympic sprint performance:

men’s 200 meters.

International journal of sport biomechanics, 1(15), 151-162.




Wu, J., Liang, L., and Chen, Y.


DEA game cross-efficiency approach to Olympic rankings.

Omega, 37(4), 909-918.




Feldman, C. A., Giniger, M., Sanders, M., Saporito, R.,

Zohn, H. K., and Perlman, S. P.


Special Olympics, Special Smiles: Assessing The:

Feasibility Of Epidemiologic Data Collection.

The Journal Of The American Dental Association,

128(12), 1687-1696.




Stipp, H., & Schiavone, N. P.


Modeling the impact of Olympic sponsorship on corporate image.

Journal of Advertising Research, 36(4), 22-28.




Balmer, N. J., Nevill, A. M., and Williams, A. M.


Modelling home advantage in the Summer Olympic Games.

Journal of Sports Sciences, 21(6), 469-478.




De Mello, J. C. C. B. S., Gomes, E. G., Meza, L. A., and Neto, L. B.


Cross evaluation using weight restrictions in unitary input DEA models:

Theoretical aspects and application to Olympic Games ranking.

WSEAS Transactions on Systems, 7(1), 31-39.




Engebretsen, L., Steffen, K., Alonso, J. M., Aubry, M.,

Dvorak, J., Junge, Wilkinson, M.


Sports injuries and illnesses during the Winter Olympic Games 2010.

British journal of sports medicine, 44(11), 772-780.




Mihalik, B. J., and Simoneita, L.


Resident perceptions of the 1996 summer Olympic Games—Year II.

Festival Management and Event Tourism, 5(1-2), 9-19.




Hart, K. A., Steenburgh, W. J., Onton, D. J., and Siffert, A. J.


An evaluation of mesoscale-model-based model output statistics

(MOS) during the 2002 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games.

Weather and Forecasting, 19(2), 200-218.



Mihalik, B. J., and Simonetta, L. (1999).

A midterm assessment of the host population’s perceptions of

the 1996 Summer Olympics: Support, attendance, benefits,

and liabilities.

Journal of Travel Research, 37(3), 244-248.




Dafni, U. G., Tsiodras, S., Panagiotakos, D., Gkolfinopoulou, K.,

Kouvatseas, G., Tsourti, Z., & Saroglou, G.


Algorithm for statistical detection of peaks—syndromic surveillance system

for the Athens 2004 Olympic Games.

Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, 86-94.




Tsui, F. C., Espino, J. U., Wagner, M. M., Gesteland, P.,

Ivanov, O., Olszewski, R. T., ... & Moore, A.


Data, network, and application: technical description

of the Utah RODS Winter Olympic Biosurveillance System.

In Proceedings of the AMIA Symposium (p. 815).

American Medical Informatics Association.




Schomaker, M., and Heumann, C.


Model averaging in factor analysis: an analysis

of olympic decathlon data.

Journal of Quantitative Analysis in Sports, 7(1).




Farrell, K. A., and Frame, W. S.


The value of olympic sponsorships: who is capturing the gold?.

Journal of Market-Focused Management, 2(2), 171-182.




Walker, M., Heere, B., Parent, M. M., and Drane, D.


Social responsibility and the Olympic Games:

The mediating role of consumer attributions.

Journal of Business Ethics, 95(4), 659-680.




Escalante, Y., Saavedra, J. M., Mansilla, M., and Tella, V.


Discriminatory power of water polo game-related statistics

at the 2008 Olympic Games.

Journal of Sports Sciences, 29(3), 291-298.




Wu, J., Liang, L., and Yang, F.


Achievement and benchmarking of countries at the Summer Olympics

using cross efficiency evaluation method.

European Journal of Operational Research, 197(2), 722-730.













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