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Finger Size Does Matter… In Sports, Grant Tomkinson, Makailah Dyer Sep 2017

Finger Size Does Matter… In Sports, Grant Tomkinson, Makailah Dyer

Education, Health & Behavior Studies Faculty Publications

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Perceptions About Rollersoccer Youth Programs, June Solomon May 2009

Perceptions About Rollersoccer Youth Programs, June Solomon

Master's Projects and Capstones

The purpose of this research was to investigate the demand for structured

RollerSoccer Youth Programs and to examine the perceptions about this type of

Program. The market for RollerSoccer is untapped and unrepresented in the

world of sports. To date, there are no articles about the development of

RollerSoccer Youth Programs or scholarly work on marketing the emerging sport

of RollerSoccer. The RollerSoccer International Federation (RSIF), the governing

body for this fast‐paced, high scoring hybrid sport aims to expand its reach to

youth in diverse communities by developing this sports initiative.

Three hundred and ten youth participants from selected ...


Perceptions Of Artificial Turf Regarding The Effects Of Football Playing Surfaces On Injury Rates, James Hammond Dec 2002

Perceptions Of Artificial Turf Regarding The Effects Of Football Playing Surfaces On Injury Rates, James Hammond

Kinesiology, Sport Studies, and Physical Education Master’s Theses

The perceptions of National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division III college football coaches (based on their interactions with interscholastic and intercollegiate football players) regarding the effects of football playing surfaces on athlete injury was investigated. The subjects were all (237 total) NCAA Division III football coaches. Based on the existing literature and input from a panel of expert Division III coaches, a questionnaire was formed. Results showed that 48% of the coaches surveyed, strongly agreed or agreed that artificial turf poses a greater risk to injury than natural grass.


Sources Of Anxiety Variance In Sport Situations, Larry Raymond Czarnecki Jan 1977

Sources Of Anxiety Variance In Sport Situations, Larry Raymond Czarnecki

Ithaca College Theses

An S-R inventory of anxiousness that related specifically to situations encountered in connection with the game of football was designed in order to complete this investigation. The data that were obtained from the administration of the S-R Inventory of Anxiousness in Football Situations were utilized to locate the sources of behavioral variation.


Movement Response Times Associated With Blocking In Football From The Three- And Four-Point Center Stances, Robert Louis Ames Jul 1969

Movement Response Times Associated With Blocking In Football From The Three- And Four-Point Center Stances, Robert Louis Ames

All Master's Theses

The purposes of this study were: (1) to determine the significance in variability between right, left, forward and backward movement times resulting from assuming the three-point and the four-point center stances, for junior high, senior high, junior college and college football players without previous experience at the center position; and (2) to determine the significance of difference between means of right, left, forward and backward movement of the three-point and four-point stances for each of the groups, viz., junior high, senior high, junior college and college.


Junior High School Football Program, H. Keith Shahan Aug 1967

Junior High School Football Program, H. Keith Shahan

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this thesis is to study the junior high school football program regarding organization, procedure, and format. This study will attempt to (1) show the basic needs of junior high school age boys, (2) discuss the advantages of the junior high school program, (3) discuss the disadvantages of the junior high school program, and (4) present recommendations for changes which could insure a better program.


The Relationship Between Agility And Strength Tests And High School Football Ability, Herbert Jerome Richey Jul 1966

The Relationship Between Agility And Strength Tests And High School Football Ability, Herbert Jerome Richey

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this study is to determine if there is a positive correlation between scores on a series of agility and general strength tests and the best prospective players in high school football.


Athletics At Western, Kelly Thompson Aug 1943

Athletics At Western, Kelly Thompson

Masters Theses & Specialist Projects

The main purpose of this study has been to compile a record, as nearly complete as possible, of the results of intercollegiate athletic contests in which teams representing Western Kentucky State Teachers College and its predecessor Western Kentucky State Normal School, have participated.