The ICHPER-SD Journal of Research in Health, Physical Education, Recreation, Sport & Dance

Articles from Vol. 8, No. 2, Fall

An Examination of Personality Traits of Motorsports Management Students
Over the last two decades with Formula 1 leading the way, motorsports has grown to become one of the most popular spectator sports in the world (Gifford, 2006; Graham, 2012). Motorsports is a significant global industry valued at approximately $100 billion,...
Committed Sport Event Volunteers
In the sport industry, the importance of volunteerism has been raised in economic as well as non-economic aspects. Chelladurai (2006) appraised that the economic value of volunteers in sport exceeds $50 billion. It can be surmised that about 20% of all...
Female Secondary School Adolescents' Sexual Behavior and School Based HIV/AIDS Education Program
IntroductionAdolescents are at increasing risk of contracting the deadly disease of Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS). HIV/AIDS is a major global health problem (World Health Organization, (WHO), 2013)....
Fitness-Specific Epistemic Beliefs, Effort Regulation, Outcomes, and Indices of Motivation in High School Physical Education
Compared to most educational domains, physical education (PE) has a rather distinct and interrelated body of knowledge (e.g., biology, exercise physiology, fitness, psychology, dance, biomechanics) and ways of knowing that includes important knowing-related...
Marketing Sports Facilities: Perspectives from Botswana
In a parliamentary sitting in April 1997, the Government of Botswana passed a motion to investigate the poor performance of the country's national sport teams (Government White Paper, 2002). This led to an appointment of a five-person committee to carry...
Residents' Perceived Social-Economic Impact of the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games
IntroductionTo determine the overall success of an Olympic Games, an important question needs to be asked and answered. Did the Games meet the objectives that the government and people expected them to achieve? Previous researchers have concluded that...
Service Quality and Satisfaction Perspectives at the 2011 International Amateur Athletic Federation (IAAF) World Championships
IntroductionSports and related media coverage captivate the attention of millions worldwide. Mass media has transformed much of the environment in which sports are played and conducted (Pedersen, Miloch, & Laucella, 2007). Rowe (2009) stated that...
The Promotion and Perception of the Youth Olympic Games: A Korean Perspective
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) seeks to reignite interest in Olympic sports amongst a generation of adolescents that are becoming increasingly overweight and inactive. The IOC's Executive Director of the Olympic Games, Gilbert Felli, stated...
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