The Sport Journal

Articles from Vol. 11, No. 1, Winter

Describing Sport Management Practitioners' Information Technology (IT) Competence and Training Needs
INTRODUCTION For the present study, the researchers generally defined information technology (IT) as the tools and processes used for identification, organization, and manipulation of facts called data. These tools and processes include computers...
How Do Fans React When Sports Teams Are Named after Corporations?
The reaction to Red Bull naming its soccer teams after the corporation and prominently displaying the company logo on team uniforms is a mixed one among media critics and fans. Although many media observers note that trends seem to indicate that...
Impact of Media Coverage of the 42nd World Archery Championships on Audience Attendance and Purchases
INTRODUCTION Global impact of sports Sports influence our daily lives, playing a key role in our socialization and entertainment. The Summer Olympic Games and Winter Olympic Games, hosted every four years, attract billions of viewers who enjoy...
Leisure Constraints Experienced by University Students in Greece
INTRODUCTION Leisure constraints research focuses on investigating factors that inhibit or prohibit participation and enjoyment in leisure (Jackson, 2000). As a scientific field, it belongs to the broader field of leisure studies, and only in...
NCAA Athletes and Facebook
NCAA ATHLETES AND FACEBOOK The use of Facebook and other social networks, accessed regularly by the majority of National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) athletes has come under intense scrutiny from college officials in recent months....
Quality Control Procedure for Kinematic Analysis of Elite Seated Shot-Putters during World-Class Events
INTRODUCTION The performance of world elites in the shot put, measured as the distance the shot is thrown, results from the interaction between throwing technique and the design of the throwing chairs (O'Riordan & Frossard, 2006). That interaction...
The Effects of Video and Cognitive Imagery on Throwing Performance of Baseball Pitchers: A Single Subject Design
INTRODUCTION Imagery has been shown to be very effective for improving accuracy in sport. Thomas and Fogarty (1997) found that imagery combined with positive self-talk improved not only putting performance, but psychological factors as well....
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