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M. Janas (2011)
Making the Case for Sports Medicine Informatics
Abstract: Sports medicine is not dissimilar to other medical specialties. Physicians, allied health professionals, and various personnel provide healthcare and associated support services for patients or, more specifically in sports medicine, patient athletes. In the sports medicine setting, patient appointments are scheduled, diagnoses are made, treatments are prescribed, and results are documented, just as in other medical practices. But, there are also many special needs and considerations for sports medicine practices.
T. Foley (2011)
Analyzing NCAA Division I Institutions' Gender Equity Performance Using the Kennedy Index: A Five-Year Study
Abstract: The Kennedy Index was used to examine NCAA Division I institutions gender equity performance. Four categories of NCAA Division I participants were used to evaluate how Division I categorization impacts participants' ability to deliver equitable athletic opportunities. The study included the impact that supporting football programs has on providing equitable athletic opportunities in comparison to those programs that do not support the sport. Profits from three sports: football, men's basketball, and women's basketball were used to measure the correlation between sport programs and Kennedy Index scores. Undergraduate enrollment size and athletic department size were also use as independent variables in the correlation test.
Cheng-Ping Li (2011)
An Analysis of Motivation, Constraints, and Satisfaction Among Recreational Golfers in Taiwan
Abstract: The astonishing achievement of the young Taiwanese golfer, Yani Tzeng, as well as the upcoming LPAG Tour tournament to be held in Taiwan in October, 2011 give Taiwan great opportunities to emerge into the world's golf development and prosper. The government in Taiwan has set to promote golf as a recreational sport as well as a tourist attraction and worked jointly with domestic organizations to change the golf ecology in Taiwan. However, one fundamental issue lies in maintaining the operation of existing golf courses in order to promote golf around the island.
M. Still (2011)
An Analysis of Weight Management and Motivation of Former and Present High School and College Football Players
Abstract: The purpose of this study was to analyze the weight management practices and motivational orientation for participating in the sport of football from former and present
high school and college football players. The study included an in-depth analysis of the
practices of offensive and defensive linemen, because of the likelihood of these individuals having the most abnormal eating practices. The researcher also attempted to
determine if there was a significant relationship between the eating patterns of all the players and their motivation to participate in football.