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Wu-Kung Chang (2014)
Exercise Motivation, Constraints, and Healthy Aging of the Elderly in Taiwan
Abstract: Due to the global trend of aging, the health problems of the elderly have become a worldwide social problem. The World Health Organization (WHO) (2014) stated that physical activity or physical inactivity impacts health. Accordingly, this study explored the correlation among exercise motivation, constraints, and healthy aging in people over 65 years old in Hsinchu County in Taiwan. In this study, a paper questionnaire was utilized for collecting data. In total, 580 questionnaires were distributed, and 468 were returned. Thus, the recovery rate was 80.7%. Further, 25 incomplete questionnaires were removed, so the questionnaires which could be used for analysis numbered 443 in total.
D. Stewart (2014)
Relational Study: Dominant Arm/Dominant Leg Usage in Youth Goalball Players
Abstract: The purpose of this study was be to determine if there was a correlation between the arm/hand a youth Goalball player uses to throw the ball and the leg extended in the initial defensive position. The research was conducted on youth Goalball players at the United States Association of Blind Athletes Youth National Goalball Championship. The championship is for high school age players.
R. Bradley (2014)
Financial Resources of Collegiate Athletic Training Budgets in South Carolina
Abstract: The purpose of this study was to replicate the 1992 report by James Rankin entitled, "Financial Resources for Conducting Athletic Training Programs in the Collegiate and High School Settings." A comparison was made between the changes of the growth in parent athletic departments, college tuition increases to the change to athletic training budgets since the original report.
D. Grabel (2014)
Sport Management Internships: Undergraduate Student and Practitioner Perceptions and Expectations
Abstract: The importance of the sport management internship experience can be seen by the value that the Commission on Sport Management Accreditation (COSMA) places on recognizing that the academic unit/sport management program recognizes the role of practical and experiential learning as a relevant component of sport management curricula (COSMA Accreditation Principles & Self Study Preparation document, 2010) and the number of academic programs that require internships of their sport management majors.
M. Sauder (2014)
Early Experiential Learning and Perceived Outcomes from Capstone Sport Management Internships
Abstract: Experiential learning has long been an integral part of the sport management discipline. A substantial body of literature exists on the topic, and a review of this literature shows that sport management educators implement a variety of different types of experiential learning in the curriculum. A number of studies report on the implementation, effectiveness, or outcomes of a particular experiential endeavor and an abundance of literature espouses the benefits of experiential learning and/or provides guidance on effective execution.
T. Totty (2014)
An Analysis of Senior Level Managers' Perceptions of the Roles and Responsibilities of Senior Woman Administrators, Associate Athletic Directors, and Assistant Athletic Directors as NCAA Division I Institutions in the ACC and SEC
Abstract: The general problem, and purpose of this study was to analyze senior level managers' perceptions of the senior woman administrator designation, as defined by the NCAA, and their perception of the senior woman administrator role
compared to the role of associate athletic director and assistant athletic director in athletic departments at all NCAA Division I Institutions in the South Eastern Athletic Conference (SEC), and the Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC). The researcher contacted senior level managers - Presidents, Chancellors, Vice Chancellors, Dean of Students, and Vice Presidents, with hiring authorities for
Athletics Directors from the 26 member Institutions (14 SEC members, and 12 ACC members), and invited them to participate in a web-based survey, administered in spring 2013.
D. Peterson (2014)
Development of an Online Doctor of Education Program in Applied Exercise Science
Abstract: Since its formal introduction in the 1990s, online (aka distance) learning has grown significantly in both popularity and scope. The proposed benefits of online learning are well documented in the literature and the quality of education provided is arguably the same, and in some cases potentially better, as that of traditional classroom instruction.
B. Spradley (2014)
Concussion Awareness and Education: Baseline Testing High School and College Athletes with the King-Devick Test
Abstract: The King-Devick Test is a useful and effective baseline concussion screening tool based on the measurement of the speed of rapid number naming. The general purpose of the study was to investigate various aspects of baseline concussion testing in high school and college athletes using the King-Devick Test. The goal of this research was to establish consistent and effective baseline testing procedures and determine the need for implementing the King-Devick Test as a preseason baseline test for youth, high school, and college sport programs.
J. Rizzo (2014)
Burnout in Athletic Training Program Directors
Abstract: The purpose of this quantitative dissertation was to examine the differences in burnout between undergraduate level athletic training program directors and entry level masters athletic training program directors. There is a gap in the literature on burnout in program directors, examining gender and program level is minimal. Burnout is defined as "a psychological syndrome involving emotional exhaustion, depersonalization, and diminished sense of personal accomplishment that occurs among various professionals who work with other people in challenging situations" (Maslach, Jackson, Leber, 1986).