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Contemporary Athletics Compendium, Volume 2
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Editors: Humphrey, James H.
Book Description:
Athletics, also known as track and field or track and field athletics, is a collection of sports events that involve running, throwing and jumping. This new book presents recent articles on athletics and issues related to athletes.

Table of Contents:
Preface

Antecedents to the Decision for London to Host the 2012 Olympic Games;pp. 1-7
(John A. Lucas,Penn State University,PA,USA)

An Empirical Analysis of an Educational Program on the Role of Youth Sport: Teaching Adults and Coaches about Positive Reinforcement;pp. 9-27
(R.R. Goyakla Apache and Kurt A. Stahura,University of Nevada, Las Vegas)

College Students' Perceptions of Hazing in Athletics and the Effectiveness of High School Hazing Policies and Consequences at Reducing Hazing;pp. 29-45
(Linda A. Keeler and Damien Clement, West Virginia University,Morgantown,WV,USA)

Factors Affecting Athletes' Attitudes Toward Sport Psychology Consultants;pp. 47-62
(Michael Hamberger and Seppo E. Iso-Ahola, University of Maryland, College Park,USA)

Utilizing Experience Variables to Examine Perceptual Differences of Membership Incentives Among Athletic Administrators;pp. 63-71
(Li Chen, Janet Blade, Xiaofeng Dong Keating,Jiabei Zhang,Yianlin Li,Stephen E. Posner,Kenneth A. Wall, Delaware State University, USA et.al)

Sports Information Directors and the Media: An Analysis of a Highly Symbiotic and Professional Relationship;pp. 73-82
(Kimberly S. Miloch and Paul M. Pedersen,Indiana University,Bloomington,USA)

The Nature and Scope of Emotions in Athletics;pp. 83-95
(Deborah A. Yow and William W. Bowden,University of Maryland,USA, et al.)

Effects of Role Loss Attributed to Athletic Retirement in First Year College Males;pp. 97-110
(John R. Lubker and Ashton D. Trice,West Texas A&M University,USA,James Madison University,USA)

The Impact of Leadership on Organizational Culture in NCAA Division I and II Institutions;pp. 111-126
(Jinho Choi, Jason Sosa, Michael Sagas and Se-Hyuk Park, Texas A&M University,USA,Seoul National University of Technology,Korea)

Perceived Organizational Prestige and Collegiate Athletic Department Employees;pp. 127-135
(Damon P.S. Andrew, Samuel Y. Todd, T. Christoper Greenwell, Simon M. Peck,Chris Cannon, University of Tennessee,Louisville,KY et.al)

Examining High School Athletic Rule Violations: A Five-Year Follow-Up to Turner, Mahony and Pastore;pp. 137-145
(Chad Seifried, Brian A. Turner, Keith Christy,Donna Pastore, Daniel F. Mahony, Ohio State University,USA, et.al)

Online But Off-Balance: Gender Differences in High School Internet Coverage;pp. 147-151
(Brian Butler and Michael Sagas, Texas A & M University,USA)

Organizational Culture: The Effect on Academic Success of Student Athletes;pp. 153-162 (Jason Sosa, Texas A&M University,USA)

Interscholastic Athletic Directors' Perceptions of Steroid Use: A State Study;pp. 163-176
(John J. Miller and John T. Wendt, Texas Tech University,USA, et al.)

Perennial Winners: Sustained Competitive Advantage in High School Football;pp. 177-189
(Frank Lloyd Ivey III and Aubrey Kent, Florida State University,USA)

The Assessment of First Aid Knowledge of High School Basketball Coaches;pp. 191-197
(Kirk J. Armstrong, Jennifer L. Caputo, Richard S. Farley and William R. Whitehill, Ball State University,Muncie,IN,USA et al.)

Preparing Against a Terrorist Attack: The Application of Risk Management Plans at Intercollegiate Football Stadiums;pp. 199-213
(John J. Miller, Frank R. Veltri and Dennis Phillips,Texas Tech University,USA, et al.)

High School Sports Officials' Perceptions of Misconduct and Intention to Terminate;pp. 215-228
(David R. Scott, Todd L. Seidler and Sam Hughes, University of New Mexico, USA)

The Impact of Gender and Varsity Athletic Participation on Gambling Attitudes and Subjective Norms of College Students;pp.229-244
(Robert G. Thrasher, Damon P.S. Andrew and Daniel Mahon, Troy University, AL, USA)

Social Facilitation and Motor/Athletic Performance: A Meta-Analysis;pp. 245-265
(David P. Oviatt and Seppo E. Iso-Ahola, University of Maryland)

Use of Proactive Pessimism as a Coping Strategy for Sport Fans:
The Importance of Team Identification;pp. 267-278
(Daniel L. Wann, Murray State University and Frederick G. Grieve, Western Kentucky University)

Sports Spectator Behavior for Collegiate Women’s Basketball;pp. 279-287
(Jennifer Y. Mak, Marshall University, Anita N. Lee, Plymouth State University and Juliet Donahue, Marshall University)

Future Predictions of Division II Athletics: Trends, Issues, and Events That May Occur in the Upcoming Decade;pp. 289-308
(Thomas J. Aicher and Michael Sagas, Texas A&M University)

Coach and Athlete Burnout: The Role of Coaches’ Decision-Making Style;pp. 309-324
(Brandonn S. Harris and Andrew C. Ostrow, West Virginia University)

Development, Construction, and Validation of a Scale to Measure Positive Illusion in Sport;pp. 325-332
(Peter Catina and Seppo E. Iso-Ahola,Pennsylvania State University, University of Maryland)

Index

   Series:
      Contemporary Athletics Compendium
   Binding: Hardcover
   Pub. Date: 2008
   Pages: 7 x 10, 353 pp.
   ISBN: 978-1-60456-685-7
   Status: AV
  
Status Code Description
AN Announcing
FM Formatting
PP Page Proofs
FP Final Production
EP Editorial Production
PR At Prepress
AP At Press
AV Available
  
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