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Contemporary Athletics Compendium, Volume 1
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Editors: James H. Humphrey (University of Maryland)
Book Description:
Athletics, also known as track and field or track and field athletics, is a collection of sport events. The word is derived from the Greek word "athlos" meaning "contest". It is a collection of sport events, which can roughly be divided into running, throwing, and jumping. Athletics has become widely spread within society and as a consequence brought with it many ancillary issues. Major areas of concern to society outside the pure competition include: steroid use, role modeling, sport psychology, public relations, and proper place within various levels of education.

Table of Contents:
Preface pp. i-xi

Parental Concerns about Children's Athletics;pp. 1-10
(Deborah A. Yow and James H. Humphrey)

Consumer Expectations of Market Demand Variables of an NFL Expansion Team;pp. 11-29
(J.J. Zhang, D.P. Connaughton, M.H. Ellis, J.R. Braunstein, B. Cianfrone and C. Vaughn)

Developing a Philosophy and Objectives of Interscholastic Athletics;pp. 31-42
(James H. Humphrey)

Stress among Women College Coaches and Their Athletes;pp. 43-52
(W.W. Bowden and D.A. Yow)

Impacting Athletic Department Effectiveness through Human Resource Management: A Multi-Level Mode and Review of Practices;pp. 53-74
(M.A. Dixon, R. Noe and D.L. Pastore)

The Emergence of Senior Athletes;pp. 75-82
(G.W. Knox)

Psychological Momentum and Athletic Performance: A Critical Review of Research;pp. 83-97
(Michael Hamberger and Seppo E. Iso-Ahola)

Importance of In-Game Entertainment Amenities at Professional Sporting Events: A Case for NBA Season Ticket Holders;pp. 99-121
(J.J. Zhang, D.M. Piatt, D.H. Ostroff and J.W. Wright)

Coaches' Perceptions of Rule Violations in Intercollegiate Athletics: An Empirical Investigation;pp. 123-140
(M. Dixon, B.A. Turner, L. Miller, T. Harrison and D. Pace)

Strategies for Change in the Sport Participation Patterns of African American Females;pp. 141-163
(Jennifer E. Bruening)

The Relationship of Physical Education and Athletics in Higher Education;pp. 165-174
(James H. Humphrey and Deborah A. Yow)

Public Relations in Interscholastic Athletics;pp. 175-181
(James H. Humphrey)

Accepting Gamesmanship in Athletic Competition;pp. 183-190
(Chad Seifried)

Downfalls of Embeddedness: Examining the Effects of Job Embeddedness on Head Coaching Intentions among Women Coaches;pp. 191-198
(M. Saga, G.B. Cunningham and J. Fink)

Role Conflict in Athletic Department Graduate Assistants: A Case Study;pp. 199-216
(Lora Seraphin and Jennifer Bruening)

Player Satisfaction and Future Participation Intentions: The Case of Professional Tennis Players;pp. 217-226
(M.L. Sartore, G.B. Cunningham and L. Fielding)

A Comparison of the National Standards for Athletic Coaches with Existing Coaching Education Programs in the United States;pp. 227-237
(Carl P. Bahneman)

Directors of Athletics' Perceptions of Job Responsibilities: Gender and Tenure Differences at NCAA Division III Institutions;pp. 239-254
(Simon M. Pack)

Perceptual Differences of Membership Incentives among Administrators and Coaches in Athletics-Related Professional Assocations;pp. 255-268
(Leon L. Chen and James E. Hornak)

Index pp. 269-286

   Series:
      Contemporary Athletics Compendium
   Binding: Hardcover
   Pub. Date: 2013- January
   Pages: 297
   ISBN: 978-1-60456-565-2
   Status: AV
  
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