Technology and Performance Analysis

Technology is rapidly changing professional sports similarly to any other field. Advances in technology have a profound impact on sport including : analysis and quantification of sport performance, thus helping coaches to greatly improve the quality of feedback to athletes; enabling referees and sport officials...

Sport and Psychology

Science and Combat Sports

  The combat sports are part of a set of sports activities that most often offers a confrontation between two fighters, in the form of competition. Combat sports are by definition far from real combat, and include rules that aim to ensure the physical integrity...

Sport and History

Historical research in the area of sport enables to demystify certain talks and certain approaches hidden under the mask of ideology, it can also contribute to give sense to sporting activities and, maybe even more, to help to save, archive, make available to everyone...

Ethics and Sport

Ethics in sport is a growing topic of interest in international sports. Many countries adopt laws to protect the athlete for several ethical problems such as bullying, psychological and physical harassment, sexual harassment, gender issues, racism, discrimination, doping, issues dealing with disabilities, and others. Specifically, in 1992...

Sciences and Football

Call I3SAW launch a major program to monitor and review the development of the study of football in Arab countries. Articles and reports addressing various issues around this topic will be established from time to time by our working groups under the theme: Science&Football : These articles will be posted on I3SAW’s webpage (www.i3saw.org), and a...

Sport Management and Economics

The objective is to provide readers with an insightful content related to sport management and economics in the Arab World and more generally in the World, written by people with a recognised expertise. The expectations are to have elements relevant to current issues and...

Elite Sport Performance

Research in the field of elite sport performance calls for all studies related to the different strategies undertaken by the main actors of a local and/or national sport movement aiming at achieving success in professional and/or international sport. Those actors are: At a macro-level,...

International Sport Law

The I3SAW rubric “International sport law” aims to introduce, reflect and improve current data on sport, also impacted by the globalisation and its growing internationalisation. Themes such as international sports events, doping, violence and racism in stadia, safety, freedom of movement, the growing presence...

Olympic studies

  The purpose of this theme is to study Olympic values and the Olympic Games and their significance in the Arab region.  Arab countries encounter with the olympics offer a number of venues for research about sport and state-formation, sport politics, and elite sport development, to name...