Issues in Contemporary Athletics

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Nova Publishers, 2007 - Sports & Recreation - 161 pages
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This new book tackles some of the leading issues in athletics, a world in which virtually everyone has a stake, be it as a child, parent, participant, fan, wanabee or the target of someone telling us to participate more in athletics.
 

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Contents

Parental Concerns about Childrens Athletics
1
Conducting the Athletic Learning Experience with Children
11
Social Development of Children through Athletics
21
Developing a Philosophy and Objectives of interscholastic athletics
31
Stress among Women College Coaches and Their Athletes
43
Impacting Athletic Department Effectiveness through Human Resource Management A MultiLevel Model and Review of Practices
53
Consumer Expectations of Market Demand Variables of an NFL Expansion Team
73
The Emergence of Senior Athletes
93
Terrorism A Foreseeable Threat To US Sport Facility Owners And Operators
101
The Economic Impact of Professional Tennis
113
Student Athletes Perceptions of Conference Codes of Ethics
123
Influential Factors in the College Selection Process of Baseball StudentAthletes
135
Gender Differences in Sport Consumer Behavior among College Students
147
Index
153
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