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Factors That Affect Retention Of Sport Officials, Ryan Ilardi 2018 The College at Brockport: State University of New York

Factors That Affect Retention Of Sport Officials, Ryan Ilardi

Kinesiology, Sport Studies, and Physical Education Synthesis Projects

The purpose of this synthesis is to examine previous research on factors that affect sport officials’ intention to continue officiating. There is currently a shortage of sport officials across several sports worldwide, especially at the amateur level. The studies examined within the critical mass discovered common factors that positively and negatively affect sport official retention. Having a passion for the game, the social aspect of officiating and the perceived lack of organizational support were recurring themes that were cited as affecting sport officials’ intention to continue. Previous research recommended how officiating associations could improve their recruitment and retention of sport ...


What Are Preferred Leadership Styles Of Athletes From Their Coaches, Sean Heil 2018 The College at Brockport: State University of New York

What Are Preferred Leadership Styles Of Athletes From Their Coaches, Sean Heil

Kinesiology, Sport Studies, and Physical Education Synthesis Projects

Using the Multidimensional Model of Leadership three aspects of a leaders' behavior need to be aligned in order to see an increase in member satisfaction and performance. These aspects include required behavior, preferred behavior, and actual behavior. From this idea, the Leadership Scale for Sport was developed which broke down leadership styles of a coach into five categories. These include democratic behavior, social support, positive feedback, training and instruction and autocratic behavior. It is evident that athletes at the youth level as well as the collegiate and professional level prefer four of these leadership styles. These four most preferred are ...


Ecg Measurement Parameters Of Athletes Are Reliable When Made With A Smartphone Based Ecg Device, Andrew Gilliland, Mark Timmons, Jeffrey K. Harris, Stephen M. Petrany, Terry A. Shepherd, Grant S. Buchanan, Nicole Decker, Charles Giangarra 2018 Marshall University, Dept of Orthopedics, Sports Medicine Division

Ecg Measurement Parameters Of Athletes Are Reliable When Made With A Smartphone Based Ecg Device, Andrew Gilliland, Mark Timmons, Jeffrey K. Harris, Stephen M. Petrany, Terry A. Shepherd, Grant S. Buchanan, Nicole Decker, Charles Giangarra

Jeffrey Harris

Pre-participation cardiac screening including electrocardiogram (ECG) is a subject of controversy among sports medicine practitioners. Opponents of pre-participation ECG screen site concerns regarding the cost and accuracy of the testing. Recently, a single lead ECG accessory has become available for use with smartphones. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the between and within rater validity and reliability of the Kardia device in recording the ECG parameters rate, rhythm, and PR, QRS, and QT intervals. The ECG parameter made with the smartphone were also compared to same measures made using a 12 lead electrocardiograph.

This investigation used a repeated ...


Fascicle Arrangement In College-Aged Athletes, Jacob Goodin 2018 East Tennessee State University

Fascicle Arrangement In College-Aged Athletes, Jacob Goodin

Jacob Goodin

Purpose: To compare muscle architecture variables between sport and sex in competitive athletes, and to compare muscle architecture with performance variables in strong versus weak athletes, and good versus poor jumpers. Methods: The vastus lateralis (VL) and lateral gastrocnemius (LG) muscles of 139 collegiate athletes were collected using ultrasonography to determine muscle thickness (MT), pennation angle (PA), fascicle length (FL), and relative fascicle length (FLrel). Absolute and relative peak power, absolute and relative isometric peak force, and jump height were measured in a subset of baseball and soccer athletes. A 5x2 factorial analysis of variance (ANOVA) was used to investigate ...


Adapted Aquatics For Children With Severe Motor Impairments, Phillip Conatser, Eric James, Ulku Karabulut 2018 University of Texas Rio Grande Valley

Adapted Aquatics For Children With Severe Motor Impairments, Phillip Conatser, Eric James, Ulku Karabulut

International Journal of Aquatic Research and Education

Available research clearly shows that more children who have disabilities, including those with severe disabilities, are participating in swimming programs as well as wanting to be taught in a regular aquatic class without being segregated. Aquatic instructors need to prepare lessons that include children both with and without disabilities. This means that aquatics instructors need to understand and be willing to implement unique teaching and managerial techniques that foster the safe and successful learning environment for all children. While the task of teaching children who have severe disabilities may seem difficult at first, with a little knowledge and experience, instructors ...


Athletic Training Students Demonstrate Supplemental Oxygen Administration Skill Decay, But Retain Knowledge Over Six Months, David C. Berry, Jennifer K. Popp 2018 Saginaw Valley State University

Athletic Training Students Demonstrate Supplemental Oxygen Administration Skill Decay, But Retain Knowledge Over Six Months, David C. Berry, Jennifer K. Popp

Internet Journal of Allied Health Sciences and Practice

Purpose: Research suggests skill decay occurs with emergency skills, such as supplemental oxygen administration (OA), since the frequency of medical emergencies in clinical settings is low. Identifying the presence and timeline for skill decay allows educators to employ strategies to prevent this occurrence. Therefore, this study evaluated retention of knowledge and clinical skills associated with supplemental oxygen administration, specifically nasal cannula (NC) and non-rebreather mask (NrM) usage in professional athletic training students.

Methods: Cross-sectional study. Twenty-nine athletic training students (males=11, females=18; age=21.03+1.38) enrolled in a Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE)-accredited ...


Repetition-To-Repetition Differences Using Cluster And Accentuated Eccentric Loading In The Back Squat, John P. Wagle, Christopher B. Taber, Aaron J. Cunanan, Matt L. Sams, Alexander Wetmore, Garett E. Bingham, Brad H. Deweese, Kimitake Sato, Charles A. Stuart, Michael H. Stone 2018 East Tennessee State University

Repetition-To-Repetition Differences Using Cluster And Accentuated Eccentric Loading In The Back Squat, John P. Wagle, Christopher B. Taber, Aaron J. Cunanan, Matt L. Sams, Alexander Wetmore, Garett E. Bingham, Brad H. Deweese, Kimitake Sato, Charles A. Stuart, Michael H. Stone

Exercise Science Faculty Publications

The current investigation was an examination of the repetition-to-repetition magnitudes and changes in kinetic and kinematic characteristics of the back squat using accentuated eccentric loading (AEL) and cluster sets. Trained male subjects (age = 26.1 ± 4.1 years, height = 183.5 ± 4.3 cm, body mass = 92.5 ± 10.5 kg, back squat to body mass ratio = 1.8 ± 0.3) completed four load condition sessions, each consisting of three sets of five repetitions of either traditionally loaded straight sets (TL), traditionally loaded cluster sets (TLC), AEL cluster sets (AEC), and AEL straight sets where only the initial repetition had ...


Investigating Sports Drinks. Are They Worth The Money?, Ross Winter, Jamie Burnell 2018 Camborne Science & International Academy

Investigating Sports Drinks. Are They Worth The Money?, Ross Winter, Jamie Burnell

The International Student Science Fair 2018

Investigating Sports Drinks. Are they worth the money?

The sports drinks industry is a huge global business which shows no signs of slowing down. The inspiration to conduct this investigation came from an observation that there is an increasing consumption of sports and energy drinks within our community, particularly amongst children. The message from the advertisers is clear- athletes should replace lost body fluid with drinks that contain electrolytes, such as sports drinks. However, there are conflicting suggestions from conducting literature reviews; that, not only are these drinks unhealthy in terms of the high sugar content, but instead water and ...


Investigating Sports Drinks. Are They Worth The Money?, Ross Winter, Jamie Burnell 2018 Camborne Scinece & International Academy

Investigating Sports Drinks. Are They Worth The Money?, Ross Winter, Jamie Burnell

The International Student Science Fair 2018

Investigating Sports Drinks. Are they worth the money?

The sports drinks industry is a huge global business which shows no signs of slowing down. The inspiration to conduct this investigation came from an observation that there is an increasing consumption of sports and energy drinks within our community, particularly amongst children. The message from the advertisers is clear- athletes should replace lost body fluid with drinks that contain electrolytes, such as sports drinks. However, there are conflicting suggestions from conducting literature reviews; that, not only are these drinks unhealthy in terms of the high sugar content, but instead water and ...


Performing 30 Second Weight Training Bouts For Five Weeks Decreases 2000 M Ergometer Times In Collegiate Rowers, Andre Beven Pelletier 2018 The University of Western Ontario

Performing 30 Second Weight Training Bouts For Five Weeks Decreases 2000 M Ergometer Times In Collegiate Rowers, Andre Beven Pelletier

Electronic Thesis and Dissertation Repository

This study investigated the effects of performing 30 second weight training bouts (30 s) on peak aerobic power, 2000 m time and peak and mean 1 min power output, compared to those of a low repetition strength training program (LoRep), in pre-conditioned well-trained male and female collegiate rowers while concurrently performing a high volume of endurance training over an identical five week period. The 30 s group mean 2000 m time was significantly reduced pre-to-post training by 1.0% (±1.3) (30 s: pre = 6:45.3 (±35.3), post = 6:41.2 (±32.7), P ≤ 0.05) while LoRep ...


Habitual Heat Exposure And Acclimatization Associated With Athletic Performance In The Multistage Marathon Des Sables, Leonidas G. Ioannou, Lydia Tsoutsoubi, Lars Nybo, Georgios I. Tsianos, Andreas D. Flouris 2018 FAME Laboratory, School of Exercise Science, University of Thessaly, Trikala, Greece

Habitual Heat Exposure And Acclimatization Associated With Athletic Performance In The Multistage Marathon Des Sables, Leonidas G. Ioannou, Lydia Tsoutsoubi, Lars Nybo, Georgios I. Tsianos, Andreas D. Flouris

Journal of Human Performance in Extreme Environments

Introduction

The aim of this study was to investigate the impact of heat acclimatization on athletic performance during the 7-day Marathon des Sables (MdS) which takes place in the Sahara Desert.

Methods

Anonymous data for nationality and average running speed (km/h) of all runners who ran the MdS during the period 2000–2015 were collected from the official website of the race and other related websites. Average maximum temperature for each runner’s country during the month preceding the MdS was collected from www.weatherbase.com. Athletes were divided into two Torigin groups as follows: 25 to 15°C ...


Hook Of Hamate Removal In A Collegiate Baseball Player, Tori Dalessandro 2018 Kent State University

Hook Of Hamate Removal In A Collegiate Baseball Player, Tori Dalessandro

Journal of Sports Medicine and Allied Health Sciences: Official Journal of the Ohio Athletic Trainers Association

In volume 4, Issue 1 of the JSMAHS you will find Professional Research Abstracts, as well as Bachelor Student Research Abstracts and Case Reports.

Thank you for viewing this 4th Annual OATA Special Edition


Collegiate Football Player Suffering From Non-Traumatic Hemoptysis, Lauryn Lanzer, Ryan Moore, Kelly Ferian, Elizabeth Walters, Karyn Gentile 2018 Bowling Green State University

Collegiate Football Player Suffering From Non-Traumatic Hemoptysis, Lauryn Lanzer, Ryan Moore, Kelly Ferian, Elizabeth Walters, Karyn Gentile

Journal of Sports Medicine and Allied Health Sciences: Official Journal of the Ohio Athletic Trainers Association

In volume 4, Issue 1 of the JSMAHS you will find Professional Research Abstracts, as well as Bachelor Student Research Abstracts and Case Reports.

Thank you for viewing this 4th Annual OATA Special Edition


White Crane Spreads Its Wings And Snow Rabbit Digs The Earth: Kinetograms Of Contrasting Styles Within Chinese Martial And Meditative Arts Of Taijiquan (T’Ai Chi Ch’Uan, 太极拳) And Qigong (Chi Gong, 气功), Keith McEwing 2018 National Library of New Zealand

White Crane Spreads Its Wings And Snow Rabbit Digs The Earth: Kinetograms Of Contrasting Styles Within Chinese Martial And Meditative Arts Of Taijiquan (T’Ai Chi Ch’Uan, 太极拳) And Qigong (Chi Gong, 气功), Keith Mcewing

Journal of Movement Arts Literacy

Taijiquan is a Chinese martial art that developed in the 17th century from a base of traditional forms from earlier centuries. Now widely practiced internationally, it is promoted as gentle exercise, as self-defense and as movement meditation with significant health benefits. Qigong, consisting of similar movement but intended entirely as a health benefit, has been practiced for considerably longer. This paper discusses the advantages of having Taijiquan sequences or forms recorded with Kinetography Laban/Labanotation over other various memory aids for learning the martial art. It explains the basic principles of Taijiquan and how these can be best captured in ...


A Content Analysis Of Sports Illustrated’S Portrayal Of Female Athletes And Its Impact On Society, Britney Murray 2018 Liberty University

A Content Analysis Of Sports Illustrated’S Portrayal Of Female Athletes And Its Impact On Society, Britney Murray

Masters Theses

This study utilizes a content analysis of Sports Illustrated covers from 1954-2016 to evaluate the amount and type of coverage permitted to female athletes through this source of print media. The covers were critiqued for both quantity and quality as it relates to the coverage afforded to female athletes and how it differs from the coverage of male athletes. The results from this study provide a foundation for those who wish to further explore and raise awareness on the issue of underrepresentation and misrepresentation of female athletes in sports media.


Creating Successful Experiences For Deaf Children In Physical Education And Athletics: A Review Of The Literature, Charles Palmer 2018 The College at Brockport

Creating Successful Experiences For Deaf Children In Physical Education And Athletics: A Review Of The Literature, Charles Palmer

Kinesiology, Sport Studies, and Physical Education Synthesis Projects

The purpose of this synthesis project was to investigate ways of creating successful experiences for children in physical education and athletics. A literature review was conducted in an effort to explore physical activity participation among deaf students, determine barriers to participation and make suggestions for teachers and coaches. Results indicated that deaf children struggle to participate in physical education and sports due to communication barriers and social anxiety. Also, there is a significant gap in success and attitudes about physical activity between deaf students who go to deaf schools and those who attend general schools. Deaf students in deaf schools ...


The Effect Of Mindfulness And Meditation In Sports Performance, Christopher Heckman 2018 The College at Brockport

The Effect Of Mindfulness And Meditation In Sports Performance, Christopher Heckman

Kinesiology, Sport Studies, and Physical Education Synthesis Projects

Sports performance has been a hot topic in the past few decades and many studies have been done on factors that effect sports performance. Everything from diet to training methods has been studied. Perhaps one of the most important aspects of sports performance is the athlete's ability to train the mind to put themselves in the best situation to compete. This can come in many different forms. Mindfulness and meditation are the main focus. Many different theories have been studied. It is important to train the mind just as you would train the body. Using mindfulness techniques have been ...


The Effect Of Physiological Performance Variables On 3000m Times In Collegiate Mid-Distance And Distance Runners, A. Zubko, S. Davis, M. Miltenberger, C. Witmer 2018 East Stroudsburg University

The Effect Of Physiological Performance Variables On 3000m Times In Collegiate Mid-Distance And Distance Runners, A. Zubko, S. Davis, M. Miltenberger, C. Witmer

International Journal of Exercise Science: Conference Proceedings

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Asymmetry Of Ground Contact Times And Flight Times During Running At Different Speeds, M. Wortley, T. Vitale, T. O'Toole 2018 Georgian Court University

Asymmetry Of Ground Contact Times And Flight Times During Running At Different Speeds, M. Wortley, T. Vitale, T. O'Toole

International Journal of Exercise Science: Conference Proceedings

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Antibiotics Reduce While Forced-Exercise Increases Inflammation In The Small Intestine, P. Wisniewski, L. Joseph, S. Lightfoot, R. Dowden, J. Guers, S. Vatner, S. Campbell 2018 Department of Exercise Science and Sports Studies, New Brunswick, NJ

Antibiotics Reduce While Forced-Exercise Increases Inflammation In The Small Intestine, P. Wisniewski, L. Joseph, S. Lightfoot, R. Dowden, J. Guers, S. Vatner, S. Campbell

International Journal of Exercise Science: Conference Proceedings

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