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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 ...


'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.


Football Follies: Featuring The Struggles Of Female Soccer Players Internationally, Jen R. Wisniewski 2016 Cleveland State University

Football Follies: Featuring The Struggles Of Female Soccer Players Internationally, Jen R. Wisniewski

The Downtown Review

Female soccer players face social, economic, and cultural discrimination both in the United States and around the world. Men's soccer teams receive social and financial bonuses while women's teams are left with second-rate fields, equipment, budgets, and options. This paper cites various studies on women's soccer teams in Turkey, Brazil, South Africa, Iran, Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Tunisia, Israeli, and even the United States in order to document how female soccer players still face injustice and hardship in order to continue playing the sport they love.


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.


Looking Back: Synthetic Turf And Football Injuries, Allan Mazur, Jennifer Bretsch 2016 University of New Hampshire

Looking Back: Synthetic Turf And Football Injuries, Allan Mazur, Jennifer Bretsch

RISK: Health, Safety & Environment

From the Astrodome to Astro-Turf, the authors revisit the issue of sports injuries and synthetic surfaces. The first in a series of comments exploring historic risk topics.


Jill Jackson: Pioneering In The Press Box, Katherine C. Perkins 2016 University of New Orleans

Jill Jackson: Pioneering In The Press Box, Katherine C. Perkins

University of New Orleans Theses and Dissertations

Jill Jackson was one of the first female sports journalists and a pioneer voice for women in athletics. Although heretofore overlooked in the history of American sports journalism, the story of her career is an addition not only to the historiography of female sports journalists but also to the broader study of women in the mid-twentieth century. Jackson was admired, a hard worker, from a prominent New Orleans family, and well educated, yet she still was treated unequally in her primary workspace—the press box. Jackson left well-documented story to the Nadine Vorhoff Library and Special Collections at Newcomb College ...


Internship Preparedness: A Look Into The Internship Experience At St. John Fisher College, McQuade T. Milligan 2016 St. John Fisher College

Internship Preparedness: A Look Into The Internship Experience At St. John Fisher College, Mcquade T. Milligan

Sport Management Undergraduate

In the field of sport management, internships have been shown to be an important factor in the initial placement in the sport industry. Previous work has cited both design elements and the experience itself as being critical to internship success or failure. As the SJFC program requires two distinct required experiences, the purpose of this study was to explore the impact of these experiences on recent graduate’s confidence levels. Through survey data it was uncovered that participants who indicated a higher satisfaction with their final internship were more likely to end up in a career similar that of their ...


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