Journal of Contemporary Athletics

Articles from Vol. 7, No. 1, 2013

From Tennis Skirt to Catsuit: A Qualitative Analysis of Serena Williams' Impact on Women's Tennis Fashion
INTRODUCTIONDating back to the middle of the 21st century, it is apparent that fashion in the sport arena has evolved and changed with each passing decade. For example, society has become conditioned to understand that three white stripes are synonymous...
"I Don't Feel That Women Are Capable of Coaching a Men's Team": Impact of Hegemonic Masculinity on Collegiate Coaching Perceptions
Workplace discrimination in managerial and leadership roles is commonplace in early 21st Century United States. According to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission 2008 data, the underrepresentation is manifested by the figures that women make up...
Inconvenient Truth in Coaching: Student-Athletes Perceive Coaches Lower on Altruistic Leadership
IntroductionThe underlying motivation of leaders is under inquiry. A dominant public perception in both business and sports is that leaders are motivated primarily by selfish goals rather than social responsibility. This perception also exists of Division...
University Identification: A Conceptual Framework
INTRODUCTIONOrganizational identification (OID) has long been acknowledged as an important construct in the field of organizational behavior. Multiple models of OID have shown its impact on individual satisfaction with the organization and the effectiveness...
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