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Frontiers in Sport Research, 2021, 3(3); doi: 10.25236/FSR.2021.030313.

Sport governance in Chinese competitive and professional volleyball: review and prosepect


Hou Tingyu

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Hou Tingyu

Graduate School of Sport Science, Waseda University, Tokyo, 10084, Japan


Research questions: With the support of the whole nation system, Chinese competitive volleyball has made many brilliant achievements in international arenas. By contrast, the development of professional volleyball league have been in a state of tepid. We can observe the interesting phenomenon of the fire and ice between competitive volleyball and professional volleyball in China. This paper aims to explore sport governance structure in Chinese volleyball. Research method: This paper focuses on the application of national sport governance model in Chinese volleyball. The history of Chinese volleyball are reviewed and data from official website and articles are analyzed. At last, opportunities and challenges are summarized to prosepect the future development of Chinese volleyball. Findings: With a unitary governance model, sport governance in Chinese volleyball governance should be flexible to react to changes, combining the whole nation system with marketization, thus promoting the benign development of Chinese competitive volleyball and professional volleyball league.


sport governance model, Chinese volleyball, professionalization, benign development

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Hou Tingyu. Sport governance in Chinese competitive and professional volleyball: review and prosepect. Frontiers in Sport Research (2021) Vol. 3, Issue 3: 69-73. https://doi.org/10.25236/FSR.2021.030313.


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