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The Rangeley Spinner: An American Fishing Favorite, William B. Krohn 2017 University of Maine

The Rangeley Spinner: An American Fishing Favorite, William B. Krohn

William B. Krohn

The Rangeley Spinner was invented in western Maine almost 140 years ago. The spinner's inventor, and first manufacturer, was long-time Maine Fisheries Commissioner, Henry O. Stanley of Dixfield. This exceptionally popular fishing spinner has stood the test of time by being made and sold continuously by many makers in many places, but mostly in Maine, for more than a century. This book will document this fishing lure's history, the many varieties made, and the spinner's numerous makers.

The book's working outline is as follows: Preface, Introduction, Anatomy of a Rangeley Spinner, Henry O. Stanley - The Originator ...


Cricketing Dad: An Autoethnography Into The Unknown, Peter de Vries 2017 Central Queensland University, Australia

Cricketing Dad: An Autoethnography Into The Unknown, Peter De Vries

The Qualitative Report

The qualitative research methodology of autoethnography has been used by the researcher to explore his own lived experience as a father, specifically focusing on his experiences with his son playing cricket. As an autoethnography, the article unfolds as a first-person narrative that endeavours to connect the personal experiences of one particular father to wider social and cultural aspects of being a parent today. The narrative draws on data spanning 18 months to explore the researcher’s “unknown” world of being a cricketing Dad.


Daily Fantasy Sports Go “All In”: The Demise Of American Morals?, James Schwabe 2017 Notre Dame Law School

Daily Fantasy Sports Go “All In”: The Demise Of American Morals?, James Schwabe

Notre Dame Journal of International & Comparative Law

The future of Daily Fantasy Sports throughout the United States remains uncertain. Although there have been numerous attempts to double down on the spread of gambling, the growing attraction to gamble has not been suppressed. With the recent proposed legislation and litigation over the legality of Daily Fantasy Sports, a new debate has emerged that implicates America’s desire to protect its “public morals.” Part I of this Note will discuss the intricacies of Daily Fantasy Sports and the allegations against FanDuel and DraftKings as of February 2016. Part II will analyze the current legal framework surrounding global internet gambling ...


An Analytical Autoethnographical Account Of Using Inquiry-Based Learning In A Graduate Research Methods Course, Jules Woolf 2017 Adelphi University

An Analytical Autoethnographical Account Of Using Inquiry-Based Learning In A Graduate Research Methods Course, Jules Woolf

The Canadian Journal for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning

Increased emphasis is being placed on integrating research and teaching in higher education because of the numerous benefits accrued by students. In accordance, research methods courses are ubiquitously contained in curricula, ostensibly to promote research training and the research-teaching nexus. Students may not appreciate the inclusion, however, of such courses or emphasis on research training when their career ambitions are outside academia. In this analytical autoethnographic study, I examined my experience of teaching research methods to twenty graduate students using an inquiry-based learning strategy. To assist my analysis, I incorporated the students’ reflective journals of their experience of the course ...


P25. Psychological Well-Being In Sport: Examining The Construct Validity Of A Modified Version Of The Scales Of Psychological Well-Being, Despina Kouali, Craig Hall, Paige Pope 2017 Western University

P25. Psychological Well-Being In Sport: Examining The Construct Validity Of A Modified Version Of The Scales Of Psychological Well-Being, Despina Kouali, Craig Hall, Paige Pope

Western Research Forum

Background: Participation in sport can contribute in individuals' physical health, psychological well-being (PWB), and general quality of life (Coakley, 2007). In the sport literature, the majority of studies have failed to distinguish between general well-being and well-being specific to the sport context (Lundqvist, 2011). This is partly because of a lack of sport specific PWB measurement tools; thus the purpose of the present study was to adapt an existing PWB global instrument (i.e., Scales of Psychological Well-Being; Ryff, 1989) for the sport context and examine the construct validity of the modified version of the instrument.

Methods: Nine experts assessed ...


The Color Ceiling: African Americans Still Fighting For Equity And Equality, Osaro Airen Ph.D, LPC, NCC 2017 Stephen F. Austin State University

The Color Ceiling: African Americans Still Fighting For Equity And Equality, Osaro Airen Ph.D, Lpc, Ncc

Journal of Human Services: Training, Research, and Practice

There currently exists a unique ceiling-effect that has plagued the African American community for a number of years but due to the group being placed under the Glass Ceiling umbrella, the true nature of their issues have been vastly overlooked. To bring to light the true nature of these issues, the author created the term, Color Ceiling. The Color Ceiling refers to the invisible barriers that impede financial equity, employment equity, and promotional advancement for African Americans in the workplace specifically higher education.


'His Women Problem': An Analysis Of Gender On 'The Newsroom', Chad Painter, Patrick Ferrucci 2017 University of Dayton

'His Women Problem': An Analysis Of Gender On 'The Newsroom', Chad Painter, Patrick Ferrucci

Chad Painter

This textual analysis focuses on the portrayal of female journalists on Aaron Sorkin’s The Newsroom, which premiered on HBO in 2012. The researchers argue that the four main female journalists are depicted as being unprofessional in the workplace, being inadequate at their jobs, and being motherly and weak. While these female journalists have impeccable credentials, stellar resumes, and a genuine interest in disseminating the best possible news, Sorkin and his fellow writers consistently depict these powerful women as inferior to the male characters. The researchers conclude that Sorkin and his creative team failed in their ethical obligation to the ...


Parental Perceptions Of Water Competence And Drowning Risk For Themselves And Their Children In An Open Water Environment, Teresa Stanley, Kevin Moran Dr 2017 WaterSafe Auckland

Parental Perceptions Of Water Competence And Drowning Risk For Themselves And Their Children In An Open Water Environment, Teresa Stanley, Kevin Moran Dr

International Journal of Aquatic Research and Education

Little is known about people’s perceptions of how much swimming competency is required to provide protection from drowning, especially in open water environments where most drowning incidents occurs. This study reports on parental perceptions (n = 309) of swimming competency of themselves and their children, and parents beliefs on their safety when swimming in open water. Most parents (58%) considered themselves good/very good swimmers, although more than half (55%) considered that they could swim 25 m or less. Most parents (87%) reported that their children could swim, with more than one half (52%) believing that their child’s swimming ...


Understanding Contributing Factors To Child Drownings In Public Pools In Australia: A Review Of National Coronial Records, Lauren A. Petrass Dr, Jennifer Blitvich 2017 Federation University Australia

Understanding Contributing Factors To Child Drownings In Public Pools In Australia: A Review Of National Coronial Records, Lauren A. Petrass Dr, Jennifer Blitvich

International Journal of Aquatic Research and Education

This study examined the incidence and circumstances associated with child drowning in public pools in Australia; and identified the frequency and nature of coroners’ recommendations. Retrospective case-series analysis of child (aged 0-10 years) unintentional drowning deaths in public pools were conducted based on Coronial data. A total of 12 child drownings were identified. A lack of supervision was recognized as the key contributing factor in 92% of cases, with the caregiver responsible for multiple children (83%); older children supervising younger children (17%); and a busy pool environment (25%) consistently linked with in-adequate supervision. To address drownings in public pools it ...


Ua19/17/5/9 Athletic Media Relations - Halftime Programs, WKU Archives 2017 Western Kentucky University

Ua19/17/5/9 Athletic Media Relations - Halftime Programs, Wku Archives

WKU Archives Collection Inventories

Audiotapes of halftime interviews with a variety of WKU personnel on a variety of topics.


Ua19/17/5/7 Athletic Media Relations - Football Film/Video/Audio File, WKU Archives 2017 Western Kentucky University

Ua19/17/5/7 Athletic Media Relations - Football Film/Video/Audio File, Wku Archives

WKU Archives Collection Inventories

Film, video and audio recordings of football games and football related events.


Ua19/17/5/4 Athletic Media Relations - Basketball, Womens Film/Video/Audio File, WKU Archives 2017 Western Kentucky University

Ua19/17/5/4 Athletic Media Relations - Basketball, Womens Film/Video/Audio File, Wku Archives

WKU Archives Collection Inventories

3/4 inch, beta, beta sp and audioreels cannot be played in-house.

Copies of WKU owned film and audio may be obtained for a fee. Films and audios created by third parties will not be copied. Contact archives@wku.edu for more information.


Ua19/17/5/5 Athletic Media Relations - Cheerleading, WKU Archives 2017 Western Kentucky University

Ua19/17/5/5 Athletic Media Relations - Cheerleading, Wku Archives

WKU Archives Collection Inventories

Film, video and audio regarding WKU cheerleaders.


Ua19/17/5/6 Athletics Media Relations - Coaches, WKU Archives 2017 Western Kentucky University

Ua19/17/5/6 Athletics Media Relations - Coaches, Wku Archives

WKU Archives Collection Inventories

Film, video and audio recordings regarding WKU athletic coaches.


Ua19/17/5/11 Athletic Media Relations - Press Conferences, WKU Archives 2017 Western Kentucky University

Ua19/17/5/11 Athletic Media Relations - Press Conferences, Wku Archives

WKU Archives Collection Inventories

Film, video and audio recordings of WKU Athletics press conferences.


Ua19/17/5/2 Athletic Media Relations - Athletics, WKU Archives 2017 Western Kentucky University

Ua19/17/5/2 Athletic Media Relations - Athletics, Wku Archives

WKU Archives Collection Inventories

Film, motion pictures, video and audio of WKU Athletics events including interviews and press conferences.


Ua19/17/5/1 Athletic Media Relations - Athletic Music, WKU Archives 2017 Western Kentucky University

Ua19/17/5/1 Athletic Media Relations - Athletic Music, Wku Archives

WKU Archives Collection Inventories

Recorded music used by Athletics.


Ua19/17/5/3 Athletic Media Relations - Basketball Film/Video/Audio, WKU Archives 2017 Western Kentucky University

Ua19/17/5/3 Athletic Media Relations - Basketball Film/Video/Audio, Wku Archives

WKU Archives Collection Inventories

3/4 inch tapes, beta, beta sp, film, audioreels cannot be played in-house.

Copies of WKU owned film and audio may be obtained for a fee. Films and audios created by third parties will not be copied. Contact archives@wku.edu for more information.


Beyond The Youth Culture : Understanding Middle-Aged Skateboarders Through Temporal Capital, Paul James O'CONNOR 2017 Lingnan University

Beyond The Youth Culture : Understanding Middle-Aged Skateboarders Through Temporal Capital, Paul James O'Connor

Staff Publications

The influence of middle-aged skateboarders was spectacularly demonstrated in October of 2016 when the original Bones Brigade (Tony Hawk, Steve Caballero, Lance Mountain, and Mike McGill), now in their early fifties and late forties, recreated a spectacular photograph taken in 1986 (Figure 1 & 2). The photo highlights that skateboarding is not purely a youth pursuit and that middle-aged practitioners are able to command respect and acceptance as serious skateboarders.

In this research I respond to the work of Wheaton (2013: 60-64; 2016) who has identified the issue of ageing in lifestyle sports as a pending area of enquiry. The aims of the research have been to further understand the cultural politics of skateboarding through a qualitative methodology of open ended biographical interviews and participant observation with middle-aged skateboarders. This research contrasts with Wheaton’s (2016) work on older ...


Aquatic Exercise For Better Living On Land: Impact Of Shallow-Water Exercise On Older Japanese Women For Performance Of Activities Of Daily Living (Adl), Mary E. Sanders, Mohammod M. Islam, Aiko Naruse, Nobuo Takeshima, Michael E. Rogers 2016 School of Medicine and School of Community Health Sciences, University of Nevada, Reno, Nevada, USA

Aquatic Exercise For Better Living On Land: Impact Of Shallow-Water Exercise On Older Japanese Women For Performance Of Activities Of Daily Living (Adl), Mary E. Sanders, Mohammod M. Islam, Aiko Naruse, Nobuo Takeshima, Michael E. Rogers

International Journal of Aquatic Research and Education

Twenty-six Japanese women (70.5 yr) self-selected water exercise (WEX) (n=13), or control (CON) (n=13) for 12 weeks. WEX was performed 60-minutes/day, 3 days/week with warm-up, cool-down stretch, ADL exercises, and cardiovascular/muscular endurance in 30°C water at a xiphoid level depth. CON continued their current activity/nutrition patterns. Compared to CON, WEX improved (p<.05) functional fitness and balance measures including arm curl (22%), chair stand (21%), 8-feet up & go (13%), chair sit/reach (50%), and 12-min walk (15%). No significant changes in sway velocity (SV) or limits of stability (LOS) were seen for either group. This shallow water exercise improved land-based ADL for older women but not balance. ADL tasks associated with balance did improve which may have indicated enhanced motor control.


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