Sport & Society Role of Technology

Ireland, J. (2022) ‘The development of sport: the growth of the media’, PE Review, 18 (1), pp.26-27.
John Ireland looks at how media coverage of sport developed from the 1960s.

Ashworth, D. (2021) ‘The fight against doping’, PE Review, 16 (2).
Daniel Ashworth expands on this issue’s poster, charting the fight against doping in sport.

Ashworth, D. (2020) ‘Doping and the Olympic Games’, PE Review, 15 (3), pp.24-27.
Daniel Ashworth, deputy head of testing for UK Anti-Doping (UKAD), looks at the history of doping, and outlines efforts to prevent it in the future.

Burrows, S. (2020) ‘Technology and controversy’, PE Review, 16 (1), pp.10-11.
While technological advancements have generally been welcomed as a positive for sport, examples of possible negative impacts also exist.

Wrathall, A. (2020) ‘Sport and the law: an interview with Mark Hovell’, PE Review, 15 (3), pp.22-23.
Andy Wrathall interviews Mark Hovell, a highly experienced sports lawyer with the Court of Arbitration for Sport.

Eson, C. (2020) ‘The golden triangle: how television commercialised sport’, PE Review, 15 (2), pp.2-6.
Charlie Esson examines the influence of television on sport and sponsorship.

Esson, C. (2020) ‘Media influence in sport: positive and negative effects’, PE Review, 15 (2), pp.16-17.
Charlie Esson summarises the advantages and disadvantages associated with media coverage of sport.

Buckley, D. (2019) ‘Technology in professional sport: interview with Jack Riley’, PE Review, 14 (2), pp.2-5.
The Barnsley FC head of performance analysis explains to Dick Buckley how a range of analytic techniques are applied to football.

Dullehan, J. (2019) ‘Technology and data integrity’, PE Review, 14 (2), pp.30-33.
Technology can be used to monitor exercise by elite performers or foundation participants. John Dullehan discusses performance analysis technology in the sports and recreation sector and highlights the quality of the information generated in terms of data integrity.

Morton, A. (2019) ‘Exam focus: GPS technology’, PE Review, 14 (3), pp.12-15.
In an interview with Rob Heyworth, sports scientist at Catapult Sports, Adam Morton explains how wearable GPS technology is used to monitor and improve sporting performance.

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