Outdoor Education and Adventure Sports

This guide links to information on outdoor sports, adventure sports management and related topics.

Adventure Sports Management Books

The SUNY Adirondack Library owns the books below. Find more books using the search box on the library's home page. 

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Sports Management Journals

Use the "Start Your Research Here" search box on the library's home page to search for articles from online sports management journals such as these:

  •   Journal of Sport Management
  •   Journal of Adventure Education and Outdoor Learning
  •   Sports Marketing
  •   Sport Marketing Quarterly
  •   Sport Management Review
  •   Journal of Product & Brand Management
  •   Management Decision
  •   Leisure Sciences
  •   Outdoor Life
  •   Journal of Leisure Research

For more detailed results, you can also search individual databases: 

Films on Demand

Choose Videos from the search box on the library's home page to reach the Films on Demand database with instant access to 25,000+ educational digital videos from the PBS, BBC, National Geographic, Ken Burns and more. Or, click the link below to reach it directly. 

  • Use the Films on Demand menu to browse by subject.
  • You can also search for specific topics and close-captioned videos in Advanced Search.
  • If using from off-campus, log in with your SUNY Adirondack username and password when prompted.

Adirondack Explorer

The Adirondack Explorer is a non-profit news magazine "devoted to the protection and enjoyment of the Adirondack Park." Below are links to the magazine's searchable web site.

The SUNY Adirondack Library subscribes to the print magazine and keeps it for three years.

Research Tips

Use these terms to search for books and articles: 

  • Outdoor recreation
  • Outdoor recreation industry
  • Outdoor recreation and management
  • Recreation leadership
  • Leadership
  • Ecosystem management
  • Ecotourism
  • Experiential education

They will often work better than the phrase "adventure sports management."

Reference Book Chapters

For quick overviews of your research topic, start with these databases. They offer encyclopedia chapters and more. Log in with your SUNY Adirondack username/password if requested.


These professional organizations might offer insight into adventure sports management. (Some information is limited to members only.)

More Information

See these related SUNY Adirondack Library research guides for more:

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