Journal of Sport Behavior

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

Articles from Vol. 16, No. 1, March

Adult Participation in Coed Softball: Relations in a Gender Integrated Sport
Within the last ten years participation in recreational coed sports, especially volleyball and softball, has burgeoned. In softball, amateur coed leagues now thrive in almost every state. Some teams play for recreation only, while others advance to state...
College Graduation Rates of Student Athletes and Students Attending College Male Basketball Games: A Case Study
The relationship between college sport involvement as either an athlete or a "fan" and the 6-year graduation rate was studied for 3,145 1983 Ball State University freshmen. Eighty-nine of the students were identified as varsity athletes, 564 as having...
Conflict with Baseball Umpires: An Observational Study
The purpose of this study was to examine conflict between umpires and players/coaches in amateur baseball. Investigators observed 70 baseball games, 35 each in an adult sandlot league (SL) and a high school world series (HWS). Investigators positioned...
Effect of Goal Difficulty on Performance of Aerobic, Anaerobic and Power Tasks in Laboratory and Field Settings
The present investigation examined the effect of goal difficulty on performance of aerobic, anaerobic and power tasks in both laboratory and field settings. Male subjects (n = 104) performed the tasks of hill run, horizontal bar, parallel bars, rope-climbing,...