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Ice Hockey

Science and Application of High-Intensity Interval Training

Human Kinetics, 2019

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...Jeanine Leech/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images Performance Demands of Ice Hockey While every sport has its own intricacies, I would argue that no sport requires such a robust combination of highly specific skills, variable energy system...

Criminal Violence in Sport

Michael Atkinson

Michael Atkinson, PhD, is a senior lecturer in the School of Sport and Exercise Sciences at Loughborough University in Leicestershire, UK. He has served on the editorial boards of Sociology of Sport Journal and Deviant Behavior. Atkinson is a member of the North American Society for the Sociology of Sport and the International Society for the Sociology of Sport. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Kevin Young

Kevin Young, PhD, is a professor in the department of sociology at the University of Calgary in Alberta, Canada. He has served on the editorial boards of several journals, including International Review for the Sociology of Sport, Sociology of Sport Journal, Soccer and Society, and Avante. Young has also served on the executive board of the North American Society for the Sociology of Sport and as vice president of the International Sociology of Sport Association. Young is editor of the book series Research in the Sociology of Sport. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Deviance and Social Control in Sport

Human Kinetics, 2008

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...Shelly Castellanz/© Icon SMIConsider the following incidents occurring in four different sports in 2006:January: In the NCAA Gator Bowl football game between Virginia Tech and the University of Louisville, college junior Marcus Vick...

Field Hockey

Science and Application of High-Intensity Interval Training

Human Kinetics, 2019

Ebook

...Jan Kruger/Getty Images Performance Demands of Field Hockey First played in 19th century Great Britain, the sport of field hockey is now enjoyed in both indoor and outdoor settings. The latter format is far more popular and became...

Moral and Life Skills Development in Youth Sport

Robin S. Vealey

Robin S. Vealey, PhD, is a professor in the department of kinesiology and health at Miami University in Ohio, where she has worked for more than 30 years. She has dedicated nearly her entire adult life to youth sports, whether as a coach, administrator, educator, researcher, or consultant. She is internationally known for her research on the psychological aspects of youth sport and coaching effectiveness. Vealey, who has authored three books, has won several professional awards throughout her academic career, including being named a fellow by the Association for Applied Sport Psychology (AASP). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Melissa A. Chase

Melissa A. Chase, PhD, is a professor in the department of kinesiology and health at Miami University in Ohio, where she has worked for two decades. She specializes in research about coaching efficacy and self-efficacy in children interested in increasing motivation and effectiveness, and she has presented her research across the United States and internationally. She was named a fellow by the Association for Applied Sport Psychology (AASP) and SHAPE America and is a certified consultant in sport psychology as recognized by AASP. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Best Practice for Youth Sport

Human Kinetics, 2016

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...In this chapter, you’ll learnthat sport doesn’t automatically build character;how moral behavior and life skills are caught, taught, and bought; andpractical strategies to enhance moral behavior and life skills in youth sport participants.A...

Ice Hockey

Katharine M. Nohr

Katharine M. Nohr, the author of Managing Risk in Sport and Recreation: The Essential Guide for Loss Prevention, is a principal for Nohr Sports Risk Management, LLC, providing career longevity and reputation risk management training to professional athletes. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Managing Risk in Sport and Recreation : The Essential Guide for Loss Prevention

Human Kinetics, 2009

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...© Human KineticsIce hockey is a form of disorderly conduct in which the score is kept.Fights, collisions, and rough play have become an expected element in hockey, making it a challenge for organizers to control risks and prevent injuries...

Moral Behavior

Measurement in Sport and Exercise Psychology

Human Kinetics, 2012

Ebook

...In 2008, in a softball game at Central Washington University, an incident occurred that captured the attention of many Americans. Western Oregon’s Sara Tucholsky tore one of her knee ligaments while trying to reach first base, and since she...

U.S. Legal System

Andrew T. Pittman

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Andrew T. Pittman, PhD, is a clinical associate professor in the HLKN department at Texas A&M University, where he is assistant director of the Sport Management Division. Pittman has authored two other books as well as numerous chapters in books and articles in refereed journals. He is a frequent presenter at conferences from the local to the international levels on topics related to sport law. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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John O. Spengler

John O. Spengler, JD, PhD, is a professor and director of the University of Florida’s Sport Policy and Research Collaborative. Spengler received his bachelor’s degree from Wake Forest University, his law degree from the University of Toledo, and his PhD from Indiana University. His research focuses on legal and policy issues relevant to sport and recreation, obesity prevention and physical activity, and structural environmental factors (social and physical) that influence health. Spengler’s research has been funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Sarah J. Young

Sarah J. Young, PhD, is an associate professor in the department of recreation, park, and tourism studies at Indiana University. She has more than a decade of experience in administering and programming campus intramural sport programs and teaches legal aspects courses to undergraduate and graduate students in sport and recreation. Young has published numerous articles and book chapters in sport and recreation publications and has given more than 50 presentations at professional conferences. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Case Studies in Sport Law : Second Edition

Human Kinetics, 2016

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...The law is derived from several sources, including the U.S. Constitution and state constitutions and the legislative, executive, and judicial branches of government. Constitutions apply primarily to public institutions. The federal...

Endurance-Power Sports

Sheri R. Colberg

Sheri R. Colberg, PhD, FACSM, is an author, exercise physiologist, lecturer, consultant, and professor emerita of exercise science (Old Dominion University in Norfolk, Virginia). In 2016, she was the recipient of the American Diabetes Association's Outstanding Educator in Diabetes award. A respected researcher and lecturer, she has authored more than 400 articles on exercise, diabetes, and health; 28 book chapters; and over a dozen books, including Diabetes-Free Kids, The 7 Step Diabetes Fitness Plan, Diabetic Athlete's Handbook, The Diabetes Breakthrough, and Diabetes & Keeping Fit for Dummies. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Athlete's Guide to Diabetes

Human Kinetics, 2020

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...We have all heard of LeBron James, Tom Brady, and Tiger Woods because of the popularity of endurance-power sports. But have you heard of Chris Dudley, Adam Morrison, Jay Cutler, Patrick Peterson, Nick Boynton, Michelle McGann, and Scott...

Assessing Anger in Sport

Mitch Abrams

Mitch Abrams, PsyD, is a clinician administrator for University Correctional HealthCare/UMDNJ, where he is responsible for the delivery of mental health services for 6 of the state’s 13 state prisons. Dr. Abrams co-coordinates the forensic track of UMDNJ’s predoctoral psychology internship and has been involved with several aspects of advancing the quality of mental health services in prison systems. He is a clinical assistant professor in the department of psychiatry at UMDNJ/Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Anger Management in Sport : Understanding and Controlling Violence in Athletes

Human Kinetics, 2010

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...Although on the surface anger and sport would seem to be a simple topic to study, it is surprisingly elusive. The reasons are complex and plentiful. In this chapter, we will review some of the common problems encountered in this sort...

Globalized Sport, 1980–2000

Gerald R. Gems

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Gerald R. Gems, PhD is an international scholar and a professor of Kinesiology at North Central College in Naperville, Illinois. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Linda J. Borish

Dr. Linda J. Borish is Associate Professor in the History Department and Gender and Women’s Studies Department at Western Michigan University. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Gertrud Pfister

Gertrud Pfister, PhD, is professor emeritus at the University of Copenhagen in Denmark. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Sports in American History : From Colonization to Globalization

Human Kinetics, 2017

Ebook

...After reading this chapter, you will have learned about the following:The growth of media conglomerates and their relationship to sportThe role of stadiums in achieving urban statusThe effects of sport on tourismLabor negotiations that have...