Journal of Sport Behavior

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

Articles from Vol. 26, No. 4, December

A Comparison of Post-Exercise Mood Enhancement across Common Exercise Distraction Activities
There is a strong consensus within the exercise psychology literature that mood enhancement is a primary benefit of physical activity (Berger, 1996; Berger & McInnman, 1993; International Society of Sport Psychology, 1992; Morgan, 1997). The International...
Sexual Aggression and Sports Participation
In recent years, there has been a great deal of media attention paid to athletes alleged to have committed crimes of violence against women. As noted by Crosset (1999), the names of stars such as John Daly, O. J. Simpson and Mike Tyson have become...
Sport Fans' Attitudes toward War Analogies as Descriptors for Sport
If an individual were to listen to a discussion about sports, it would soon become evident that sport fans, sports writers, and athletes share a sports-specific vocabulary. Terms like "barn burner", "prevent D", and "RAC" (Run After the Catch) may...
Team Quality and Game Location Effects in English Professional Soccer
The home advantage has been examined in sport contests for over 20 years. Results have consistently demonstrated that there is a performance advantage associated with competing at home among major professional and collegiate leagues, individual teams,...
The Effects of Park and Urban Settings on the Moods and Cognitive Strategies of Female Runners
A substantial body of research has examined the relationship between running and mood change (Berger, Owen, Motl,& Parks, 1998; Dyer & Crouch, 1987; Gondola & Tuckman, 1983; Goode & Roth, 1993; Lane, Lane, & Firth, 2002; Morgan,...
The Predictability of Coaching Efficacy on Team Efficacy and Player Efficacy in Volleyball
The purpose of this study was to determine the relationship between coaching efficacy and player and team efficacy. This study examined the four sub-scales of the Coaching Efficacy Scale (CES), game strategy efficacy (GSE), motivation efficacy (ME),...