Women in Sport & Physical Activity Journal

Women in Sport and Physical Activity Journal is a scholarly journal covering women in sports that is published twice a year by Women of Diversity Productions, in Las Vegas, Nev.. It is geared toward physical education and athletics instructors as well as women's interest groups.

Articles from Vol. 16, No. 2, Fall

"Coaching Girls": A Content Analysis of Best-Selling Popular Press Coaching Books
Abstract Given the lack of nationalized and required coach education programs for those involved with youth sports, self-help coaching books are a common source of knowledge. With the exception of critiques of young adult sports fiction. (Kane,...
Making Sense of Title IX & Gender Equity: One Man's Journey
Editor's Note: To follow is a reflection paper that Dan wrote just days after attending the Girls and Women Rock: Celebrating 35 Years of Sport and Title IX Conference held immediately prior to the 2007 NCAA Women's Final Four in Cleveland. Introduction...
Perspectives of Leadership Behavior in Women's Collegiate Tennis from Leaders and Followers: A Test of Social Role Theory
Abstract Several studies in business and sport have noted systematic differences in leadership behavior between men and women. Many of these studies only examined leadership behavior from the perspective of the leader or the follower. This study's...
Reflections on Billie Jean King, Title IX, and Making the Most of Gifts That Have Been Given
Editor's Note: To follow is a reflection paper that Erika wrote just days after attending the Girls and Women Rock: Celebrating 35 Years of Sport and Title IX Conference held immediately prior to the 2007 NCAA Women's Final Four in Cleveland. Up...
Special Issue of WSPAJ: Girls & Women Rock: Celebrating 35 Years of Sport and Title IX
From March 28-March 31, 2007, Cleveland served as the site for an unprecedented gathering of public policy makers, legal experts, and scholars from around the world when it played host to the Girls and Women Rock: Celebrating 35 Years of Sport and...
The Influence of Occupational Status and Sex of Decision Maker on Media Representations in Intercollegiate Sports
Abstract This study employed a decision making corollary to Kanter's homologous reproduction theory (1977ab) to examine the intersections of occupational position of decision maker, sex of decision maker and media representations within intercollegiate...
Travelers on the Title IX Compliance Highway: How Are Ohio's Colleges and Universities Faring?
Abstract As a measure of progress, the experiences today of women athletes in the state of Ohio are far different from those attending institutions of higher learning just after the passage of Title IX of the Education Amendments Act of 1972. But...
Wellness Amoung First Year Collegiate Female Athletes
Abstract As more campuses begin to address the needs of athletes in general, and female athletes in particular, more research assessing current wellness behaviors on the part of female athletes can be used to improve the support available while...
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