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Nutritionmma-2.Pdf, Drew Griffiths 2016 Macro Business

Nutritionmma-2.Pdf, Drew Griffiths

Drew Griffiths

Draft of a Sports Nutrition book, written specifically for combat sports but applicable to all.


University Student-Athletes’ Experiences Of Facilitators And Barriers To Contribution: A Narrative Account, Colin J. Deal, Martin Camiré 2016 University of Alberta

University Student-Athletes’ Experiences Of Facilitators And Barriers To Contribution: A Narrative Account, Colin J. Deal, Martin Camiré

The Qualitative Report

University student-athletes’ contributions in the form of volunteering, community engagement, and civic engagement have been the subject of recent research; however, no studies have specifically examined the factors that facilitate or serve as barriers to contribution in this population. As such, the purpose of this study is to explore the facilitators and barriers relating to university student-athletes’ contributions. Individual semi-structured interviews were conducted with eight university student-athletes (two males, six females) between 18 and 21 years of age (M = 19.25) from two Canadian universities. The analysis led to the identification of two qualitatively distinct profiles regarding how facilitators and ...


Barriers, Motivations, And Preferences For Physical Activity Among Female African American Older Adults, Neha P. Gothe, Bradley J. Kendall 2016 Wayne State University

Barriers, Motivations, And Preferences For Physical Activity Among Female African American Older Adults, Neha P. Gothe, Bradley J. Kendall

Kinesiology, Health and Sport Studies

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, less than 11% of adults more than the age of 65 meet the 2008 Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans. Among minority populations, only 5% of non-Hispanic Black older adults met the guidelines. Given our limited understanding of psychosocial and environmental factors that affect physical activity participation in these groups, the purpose of our focus groups was to investigate barriers, motivators, and preferences of physical activity for community-dwelling African American older adults. Three focus groups were conducted with female African American older adults (N = 20). Questions posed to each focus group targeted ...


Paralympic Gold Medalist Testifies To God’S Amazing Grace, Clem Boyd 2016 Cedarville University

Paralympic Gold Medalist Testifies To God’S Amazing Grace, Clem Boyd

Staff Publications

No abstract provided.


Skateboarding, Helmets, And Control : Observations From Skateboard Media And A Hong Kong Skatepark, Paul James O'CONNOR 2016 Lingnan University, Hong Kong

Skateboarding, Helmets, And Control : Observations From Skateboard Media And A Hong Kong Skatepark, Paul James O'Connor

Staff Publications

Skateboarding has a global reach and will be included for the first time in the 2020 Olympic Games. It has transformed from a subcultural pursuit to a mainstream and popular sport. This research looks at some of the challenges posed by the opening of a new skatepark in Hong Kong and the introduction of a mandatory helmet rule. It explores attitudes to helmets in skateboard media, the local government, and among the skateboarders who use the new skatepark. It argues that helmet use is not only an issue of safety but also an issue of control. From the skateboarders’ perspective ...


The Effectiveness Of E-& Mhealth Interventions To Promote Physical Activity And Healthy Diets In Developing Countries: A Systematic Review, Andre M. Müller, Stephanie Alley, Stephanie Schoeppe, Corneel Vandelanotte 2016 University of Southampton

The Effectiveness Of E-& Mhealth Interventions To Promote Physical Activity And Healthy Diets In Developing Countries: A Systematic Review, Andre M. Müller, Stephanie Alley, Stephanie Schoeppe, Corneel Vandelanotte

Andre M Müller

Background
Promoting physical activity and healthy eating is important to combat the unprecedented rise in NCDs in many developing countries. Using modern information-and communication technologies to deliver physical activity and diet interventions is particularly promising considering the increased proliferation of such technologies in many developing countries. The objective of this systematic review is to investigate the effectiveness of e-& mHealth interventions to promote physical activity and healthy diets in developing countries.
Methods
Major databases and grey literature sources were searched to retrieve studies that quantitatively examined the effectiveness of e-& mHealth interventions on physical activity and diet outcomes in developing ...


Skateboarding, Helmets, And Control : Observations From Skateboard Media And A Hong Kong Skatepark, Paul James O'CONNOR 2016 Lingnan University, Hong Kong

Skateboarding, Helmets, And Control : Observations From Skateboard Media And A Hong Kong Skatepark, Paul James O'Connor

Dr. O'CONNOR, Paul

Skateboarding has a global reach and will be included for the first time in the 2020 Olympic Games. It has transformed from a subcultural pursuit to a mainstream and popular sport. This research looks at some of the challenges posed by the opening of a new skatepark in Hong Kong and the introduction of a mandatory helmet rule. It explores attitudes to helmets in skateboard media, the local government, and among the skateboarders who use the new skatepark. It argues that helmet use is not only an issue of safety but also an issue of control. From the skateboarders’ perspective ...


Redefining "Manly" With Eric Barthold '12, Laura Meader 2016 Colby College

Redefining "Manly" With Eric Barthold '12, Laura Meader

Colby Magazine

Eric Barthold ’12 runs Man Up and Open Up, an offshoot of the sexual assault prevention program Mules Against Violence he began his junior year at Colby. Man Up and Open Up engages young male athletes in conversations about what it means to be a real man.


Dominance In College Football And The Role Of Scholarship Restrictions, Katie Baird 2016 University of Washington Tacoma

Dominance In College Football And The Role Of Scholarship Restrictions, Katie Baird

Katie Baird

This article examines the relationship between player compensation in college football and competitive balance on the field. It shows that National Collegiate Athletic Association rule changes restricting football-player compensation are not associated with an improvement in football's competitive balance. Although college football is marginally more balanced than professional sports in any given year, an examination of cumulative records spanning numerous seasons proves college football to be as unbalanced as professional sports. The movement toward reducing player compensation, coincident with an increasing value to player talent, raises issues over how the financial gain from college football talent should be used ...


Dependency Theory Reloaded: Exploring Baseball In The Dominican Republic, Sarah Nass 2016 Western Kentucky University

Dependency Theory Reloaded: Exploring Baseball In The Dominican Republic, Sarah Nass

Honors College Capstone Experience/Thesis Projects

Latin America’s presence in Major League Baseball has grown rapidly in recent years. The increase of players from the Dominican Republic can no longer be ignored. But why is Major League Baseball in the Dominican Republic? What has been the impact of Major League Baseball’s player development strategies and tactics on the people and culture of the Dominican Republic? Does the Dominican Republic need Major League Baseball to be successful? An ethnographic study was conducted in an attempt to answer these questions. This study examines the relationship between Major League Baseball and the Dominican Republic. Examining this relationship ...


Ua80/1 Meeting Minutes, W Club 2016 Western Kentucky University

Ua80/1 Meeting Minutes, W Club

University Organizations

Meeting minutes for August 2016 meeting of the W Club Board of Directors.


Ua80/4 Treasurer's Report, W Club 2016 Western Kentucky University

Ua80/4 Treasurer's Report, W Club

University Organizations

Treasurer's report for August 2016 meeting of the W Club Board of Directors.


Exploring Masculinity For A Healthy Campus Culture, Jason M. Gant 2016 University of San Francisco

Exploring Masculinity For A Healthy Campus Culture, Jason M. Gant

Master's Projects

1 in 5 female students is and will be sexually assaulted in college. This is a public health issue as defined by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Sexual violence (SV) is a significant problem in the United States. SV refers to sexual activity when consent is not obtained or not given freely. Anyone can experience SV, but most victims are female. The person responsible for the violence is typically male and usually someone the victim is familiar with. The person can be, but is not limited to, a friend, coworker, neighbor, family member and even classmate. Boys ...


Administrative Perspectives Of Stadium Alcohol Policy: Alcohol-Related Public Safety Measures In College Football Stadia, Brian E. Menaker, Beth H. Chaney, Richard Dale Sheptak Jr. 2016 Texas A & M University - Kingsville

Administrative Perspectives Of Stadium Alcohol Policy: Alcohol-Related Public Safety Measures In College Football Stadia, Brian E. Menaker, Beth H. Chaney, Richard Dale Sheptak Jr.

Journal of Sport Safety and Security

Excessive alcohol consumption remains an issue at spectator sporting events worldwide. Sound security policies are integral in dampening the impact that sporting events have on host communities, the stadium environment, and patrons of the events. This study explores the phenomenon of differing alcohol policy development and implementation at sports venues. Interviews were conducted on alcohol consumption policy enforcement and implementation at college football stadia to determine the emerging themes and resonating perceptions of facility and operations administrators at the seven National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division I Football Bowl Subdivision (FBS) schools in the Southeastern United States. Many themes emerged ...


Burnout In Young Adult Performing Artists, Benjamin Hyun Stocking 2016 University of Tennessee - Knoxville

Burnout In Young Adult Performing Artists, Benjamin Hyun Stocking

Doctoral Dissertations

The purpose of this study was to examine the experience of burnout in adolescent/young adult performing arts (i.e. a World-Class junior drum & bugle corps) at the beginning of their competitive training season. Specifically, this study took particular interest in investigating the predictive influence of psychological variables such as performance anxiety, psychological coping skills, and coping functions in predicting who was more prone to burnout as well as who returned or dropped out after the competitive season.

Data were drawn from an archive of 144 drum corps performers, representing one world class drum and bugle corps at the beginning ...


Ua80/1 Meeting Minutes, W Club 2016 Western Kentucky University

Ua80/1 Meeting Minutes, W Club

University Organizations

Meeting minutes for the July 2016 meeting of the W Club Board of Directors.


Book Review: Sport History In The Digital Era, Scott D. Peterson 2016 Wright State University - Main Campus

Book Review: Sport History In The Digital Era, Scott D. Peterson

Communication Faculty Publications

Review of Sport History in the Digital Era. Edited by Gary Osmond and Murray G. Phillips. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2015. 279 pages. Hardbound. $60.00


The Acrobatic Body In Ancient Greek Society, Jonathan R. Vickers 2016 The University of Western Ontario

The Acrobatic Body In Ancient Greek Society, Jonathan R. Vickers

Electronic Thesis and Dissertation Repository

In this thesis I collate the textual, artistic, and material evidence for acrobatics in sport and spectacle in Archaic, Classical, and Hellenistic Greece, and analyze gymnastic performances with regard to their respective socio-cultural contexts. I develop the theoretical perspective that all body movement is socially qualified in order to demonstrate how the extreme manipulations of an acrobatic body carry particular social meaning: in sport, the male acrobatic body approaches superhumanism, and in spectacle the female acrobatic body approaches subhumanism. I argue, on the one hand, that men’s tumbling took place at the early Panathenaia festival in Athens, both in ...


Law Library Blog (July 2016): Legal Beagle's Blog Archive, Roger Williams University School of Law 2016 Roger Williams University

Law Library Blog (July 2016): Legal Beagle's Blog Archive, Roger Williams University School Of Law

Law Library Newsletters/Blog

No abstract provided.


Ua80/1 Meeting Minutes, W Club 2016 Western Kentucky University

Ua80/1 Meeting Minutes, W Club

University Organizations

Meeting minutes for the June 2015 meeting of the W Club Board of Directors.


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