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Editors: James H. Humphrey (University of Maryland)
Book Description:
This new book is concerned with all levels of athletics - interscholastic, intercollegiate, club, and professional. Articles on all aspects of contemporary athletics are invited. Topics include, but are not limited to, event scheduling, stress, sports medicine, graduation rates, academic eligibility, gender issues, commercialization, funding or the lack of it, sports psychology, sports sociology, parental aggression, coaching, drug use in athletics, teamwork, philosophy, athletic competition/participation in relation to life, spectator behavior, officiating, religion in sports, sports gambling, history of athletics, athlete administration, ethics, sports management, nutrition, and legal issues.

Table of Contents:

Chapter 1. Wrestling with Herpes: A Case Study;pp. 1-7
(John J. Miller and John T. Wendt, Texas Tech University,Lubbock,TX,USA,University of St.Thomas,St.Paul Minnesota,USA)

Chapter 2. Can Spectators’ Mood Be Manipulated and Maintained in a Losing Game?: Interaction between Team Identification and Pre-Game Mood;pp. 9-24
(Hyungil Harry Kwon, Chulwon Lee and Sang-il Lee,Florida State University,Tallahassee,USA, et al.)

Chapter 3. Why College Athletes Play through Pain during Competition;pp. 25-31
(Jennifer J. Waldron and Nathan White, University of Northern Iowa,Cedar Falls,USA)

Chapter 4. A Description and Comparison of Duties and Responsibilities of NCAA Division II Head Baseball and Football Coaches;pp. 33-41
(Randy Nichols, Carl Bahneman, Slippery Rock University,Pennsylvania,USA, et al.)

Chapter 5. Identity Foreclosure? A Preliminary Investigation of Self-Complexity in Sport;pp. 43-51
(Diane E. Mack, Philip M. Wilson, Kristin G. Oster and Katie E. Gunnell, Brock University, St. Catharines,Ontario, Canada)

Chapter 6. Risk Management Strategies at Division I Intercollegiate Football Stadiums: Do Spectators Perceive They Are Protected against Terrorism?;pp. 53-64
(John J. Miller, Andy Gillentine and Frank Veltri, Texas Tech University,Lubbock, TX,USA, et al.)

Chapter 7. The Positive Relationship between Sport Team Identification and Social Psychological Well-Being: Identification with Favorite Teams Versus Local Teams;pp. 65-73
(Daniel L. Wann and Jennifer Martin, Murray State University,Kentucky,USA)

Chapter 8. For Love of the Game: The Mediating Potential of Job Satisfaction of College Coaches upon Career Satisfaction;pp. 75-88
(Aaron W. Clopton, Tim D. Ryan and Michael Sagas, Marshall University, Huntington,West Virginia,USA, et al.)

Chapter 9. Steroids in Interscholastic Athletics: Does Reasonable Suspicion Exist?;pp. 89-102,
Texas Tech University, Lubbock,TX,USA, et al.)

Chapter 10. In Demand? Examining Sport Management Faculty Openings and Hires;pp. 103-110
(Edward (Ted) M. Kian, Paul M. Pedersen and John Vincent, University of Central Florida, Orlando,USA)

Chapter 11. The Importance of Parent Physical Activity Levels and Their Expectations for Their Children’s Health: A Path Analysis;pp. 111-126
(Marc Lochbaum, Tara Stevens, Yen To and Sarah Stevenson, Texas Tech University, Lubbock,USA)

Chapter 12. Negligent Marketing: “What All Sport Marketers Should Know”;pp. 127-135
(Andy Gillentine, John Miller and Austin Stair Calhoun, University of Miami, Coral Gables,Florida, USA)

Chapter 13. Investigating Fantasy Sport Participation among College Students;pp. 137-147
(Chad Seifried, Corinne Farneti, Brian A. Turner, Martin Brett and Jerry Davis, The Ohio State University, Columbus,USA, et al.)

Chapter 14. A Look at Academic Reform, Student Athlete Compensation and the Case for a New Classification of Student-Athlete;pp. 149-161
(Frank Adrien Bouchet, Texas A&M University, College Station,USA)

Chapter 15. Motivational Profiles of Sports Fans Attending Different Levels of Baseball Games;pp. 163-176
(Amber L. Rickard, Frederick G. Grieve and W. Pitt Derryberry,Western Kentucky University, Bowling Green,USA)

Chapter 16. Characteristics of Success in Men’s Football and Men’s Basketball at the Division I Level;pp. 177-190
(Shane L. Hudson, Texas A&M University, College Station,USA)

Chapter 17. Alternative Dispute Resolution in Sport: A Conceptual Approach;pp. 191-205
(Dan Connaughton, Dept. of Tourism, Recreation and Sport Management,University of Florida, Gainesville,USA)

Chapter 18. Just Not on My Turf: Student-Athletes’ Perceptions of Homosexuality;pp. 207-218
(Amy Sandler, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, USA)

Chapter 19. Identification with Multiple Sporting Teams: How Many Teams Do Sport Fans Follow?;pp. 219-228
(Frederick G. Grieve, Ryan K. Zapalac, Amanda J. Visek, Daniel L. Wann, Paula M. Parker, Julie Partridge and Jason R. Lanter, Western Kentucky University,Bowling Green,USA, et al.)

Chapter 20. Motivations of International Student-Athletes to Participate in Intercollegiate Athletics;pp. 229-242
(Stephanie G. Jones, Gi-Yong Koo, Seungmo Kim, Damon Andrew and Robin Hardin, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, USA, et al.)

Chapter 21. Fundraising Responsibilities and Expectations of NCAA Division II Head Baseball and Football Coaches;pp. 243-251
(Randy Nichols and Carl Bahneman, Slippery Rock University, Pennsylvania,USA)

Chapter 22. Athletic Administrators Perceptions of Work-Life Balance Policies: A Divisional Comparison;pp. 253-268,
(Tiffin University, Ohio,USA)

Chapter 23. The Impact of Playing Position on Perceptions of Horizontal Interpersonal Power in Sport;pp. 269-280
(Daniel L. Wann,Murray State University, Murray, Kentucky,USA)

Chapter 24. Stress Factors in the Profession of Coaching: Assessing Their Nature, Scope and Impact;pp. 281-292
(University of Maryland,College Park,USA)

Expert Commentary - New Technology Holds Promise for the Future Application of Psychophysiological Methods for the Enhancement of Performance during Sport and Exercise;pp. 293-296
(David L. Neumann, School of Psychology, Griffith University, Southport, Australia, et al.)


      Contemporary Athletics Compendium
   Binding: Hardcover
   Pub. Date: 2009
   Pages: 7 x 10, 315 pp.
   ISBN: 978-1-60741-561-9
   Status: AV
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