News from Sport Management Review


A message from the new Editor of Sport Management Review, Prof. Alison Doherty:

alison-dohertySport Management Review is the journal of the Sport Management Association of Australia and New Zealand (SMAANZ), published through Elsevier. The journal is celebrating its 17th year of publication. SMR publishes four issues per year, and offers early online publication. The journal focuses on current and future trends in sport management, drawing on empirical and conceptual research and case studies focused on a range of topics and using a variety of methodologies. The authorship and editorial board is truly international. SMR is ranked as an ‘A’ journal by the Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA) program. Thomson ISI Indexing is in progress.

It is my pleasure to announce the senior editor team for 2013-2016:

Associate Editor: Dr. Danny O’Brien, Bond University

Reviews Editor: Dr. George Cunningham, Texas A&M University

  • SMR publishes review papers that provide a forum for critical reviews and theoretical developments in the area of sport management. Twenty-seven “Conceptual Advances,” and now “Reviews,” have been published since the journal’s inception in 1998. Please visit the journal website for more information, and see a sample of review papers in Vol. 16, Issues 1 and 2.

Case Study Editor: Dr. Pamm Phillips, Deakin University

  • SMR regularly publishes case studies that help course instructors bring theory to life through detailed and in-depth portrayals of real issues faced by managers. Twenty-seven case studies have been published to date. Please visit the journal website for more information, and see a sample of case studies highlighted.

Book Reviews Editor: Dr. Sally Shaw, University of Otago

  • SMR regularly publishes reviews of recent book publications in or related to the field of sport management. Please contact Sally if you would like to undertake a review or have your book reviewed.

Social Media Editor: Dr. Pamela Wicker, German Sport University Cologne

  • SMR publishes podcasts of recent articles that are considered to be of interest to a broad audience. Visit the journal website to view theseSMR is now available on LinkedIn [Sport Mgt Review (SMR)] and Twitter [@SMR_Journal]. Connect with us!

In addition, SMR has published seven Special Issues since 2005, focused on a range of topics. The most recent is the special issue on Managing Disability Sport, guest edited by Drs. Laura Misener and Simon Darcy.

On behalf of SMAANZ and the SMR Editorial Board, I invite you to consider Sport Management Review for your work and in your teaching.

Best regards,

Alison Doherty, PhD
Professor, Sport Management
School of Kinesiology, Western University, Canada
Editor, Sport Management Review

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