Course name Sport Tourism
Course date 13.02.2023 - 21.04.2023
Institution Jyväskylä University of Applied Sciences
Course language English
Credits 5 ECTS credit

Field Hospitality Management HUB, Entrepreneurship HUB
Teacher Brian Jordan
Available for open UAS Chargeable
Level Bachelor

Queries related to enrolment practices
Enrolment period 21.11.2022 - 29.01.2023
Implementation plan
OPEN UAS Enrolment

Sport Tourism

13.02.2023 - 21.04.2023

Course description

Upon completing this course you will be able to – identify different actors and operations in sport tourism. – understand the motives of sport tourists and the theme’s significance to the competitiveness of companies. – understand the concepts, phenomena and special characteristics related to sport tourism nationally and internationally. – identify the sustainability and environmental issues affecting sport tourism.


Special characteristics of sport tourism Sport and the tourism experiences Sport tourism markets Sport tourism development Sport event tourism Sustainability in sport tourism


Tourism and/or sport business studies.

Course way of working and time table

Online pedagogy via Moodle platform. Teaching is conducted completely online with the use of recorded lectures, articles, assignments and a learning diary.

Course additional info


Brent W. Ritchie, Daryl Adair: Sport Tourism: Interrelations, Impacts and Issues (2004)

Simon Hudson, Bennet P. Lientz and Kathryn Rea Hudson: Sport and Adventure Tourism (2003)

Mark Dodds, Kevin Heisey and Aila Ahonen: Routledge Handbook of International Sport Business (2018)