Journal of Sport Behavior

This journal focuses on the sociological, psychological and anthropological and their applications to the science of sport.

Articles from Vol. 17, No. 1, March

Distance Runners' Causal Attributions for Most Successful and Least Successful Races
Research in attribution theory explores the intricate process that we go through in order to identify the causes for our behaviors, the behaviors of others, and for various life events. Many of these studies have been conducted in sports settings and...
Effect of Internal and External Imagery on Cricket Performance
The purpose of the present investigation was to determine the effectiveness of an internal versus external imagery training program on performance of cricket bowlers (pitchers). Subjects (N=64) were high school students involved in a cricket studies...
Integrating Sport Psychology and Sports Counseling: Developmental Programming, Education, and Research
The need for developmental programming and education in the fields of counseling and sport psychology is presented. Clinical issues, programs for children and adolescents, career development, and research are discussed. Sport psychology and sports counseling...
Race, Centrality, and Educational Attainment: An NFL Perspective
Using the organizational principles of Hubert Blalock and Oscar Grusky, the interrelationships among centrality, educational attainment and race were examined for the population (N=1525) of 1991 NFL players. It was hypothesized that players occupying...
Skiers' Perceptions of Danger as a Function of Awareness of Fatalities
Skiing is a potentially dangerous sport and fatalities do occur. However, it is unclear as to whether such information is widely disseminated among skiers. The purpose of the present study was to determine both the extent of such knowledge among skiers...
The Presentation of Human Biological Diversity in Sport and Exercise Science Textbooks: The Example of "Race."
The "race" concept has become an institutionalized feature of contemporary legal, occupational, and academic setting. In the academic realm, the concept has often been used by textbook authors who seek to readily classify human population. This study...