Journal of Contemporary Athletics

Articles from Vol. 6, No. 2, 2012

Heat-Related Illness in Interscholastic Football:what Coaches and Athletic Administrators Need to Understand
REPORTS FROM THE GILPIN COLLAPSEIn 2009, an interscholastic high school football coach was indicted on the charge of reckless homicide after one of his players fatally collapsed due to heat stroke during a practice (Commonwealth of Kentucky v. David...
How Does Sport Team Identification Compare to Identification with Other Social Institutions?
INTRODUCTIONIn general, people have a need to affiliate with others, and they spend a great deal of time with others in pursuit of this goal (Buunk, Zurraiga, Peiro, Nauta, and Molleman, 2005). They desire to form affiliations with others because they...
Re-Examining the Role of Antecedent Orientation in Social Psychological Well-Being through Team Identification
INTRODUCTIONConsumer research in sport management has long sought after the varied antecedents and outcomes of consumers of teams and sporting events. Including, namely, the attitudes and behaviors of sport consumers, a plethora of literature have focused...
The Impact of Gambling Proximity on Gambling Attitudes, Subjective Norms, Gambling Intentions, and Gambling Behavior of College Athletes
INTRODUCTIONBecause of their desire for competition, college student athletes may be highly susceptible to the excitement of gambling. In fact, Cullen and Latessa (1996) found 25% of Division I football and basketball players indicated they had bet on...
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