Journal of Contemporary Athletics

Articles from Vol. 5, No. 3, 2011

Creating Synergy between Athletics Compliance and Academic Programs: Students in the Compliance Office
INTRODUCTIONIn July of 2007, an intern working in the compliance office at Indiana University uncovered illegal phone calls by head men's basketball coach Kelvin Sampson (Hutchens, 2007). The illegal calls were uncovered after the compliance office's...
Does Athletic Participation Benefit or Hinder Academic Performance? Non-Revenue Sport Athlete Experiences
INTRODUCTIONEvery fall, and in some cases in the spring, freshmen students arrive on their chosen college campus ready to enter the next step in their lives. This next step includes the opportunity to begin studying in his or her academic discipline....
Gender Equality in Athletic Training: An Analysis of Athletic Training Positions in NCAA Division I Athletics
INTRODUCTONSince the National Athletic Trainers' Association (NATA) was established in 1950, the athletic training profession has seen dramatic growth of its membership to over 30,000 members (National Athletic Trainers Association Membership Statistics,...
Severability Clauses in Head Football Coaches' Contracts
INTRODUCTIONThe salaries of head coaches at Division I schools in the sports of men's and women's basketball and football have been discussed, analyzed and scrutinized in recent years. In men's basketball, the volatile comments made by University of...
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