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Pelcher, Jamee; McCullough, Brian P.; Trendafilova, Sylvia – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2021
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to examine higher education institutions' participation in association for the advancement of sustainability in higher education's (AASHE's) Green Athletics category in the sustainability tracking, assessment and rating system (STARS) sustainability report while assessing how well collegiate athletic…
Descriptors: Higher Education, College Athletics, Sustainability, Environmental Influences
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Donohue, Brad; Gavrilova, Elena; Danlag, Alexandra; Perry, Joanne; Kuhn, Corey; Allen, Daniel N.; Benning, Stephen D. – Psychology in the Schools, 2021
Although collegiate athletes underutilize mental health programming, investigators have rarely examined factors that may influence their participation in such programs. The current study examined how structured interviews and demographic factors influence collegiate athletes to use psychological programming. Two-hundred and eighty-nine collegiate…
Descriptors: College Athletics, Athletes, College Students, Psychological Services
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Fines, Abby; Block, Martin – Sport, Education and Society, 2021
Campus Recreation should be providing sport and recreation opportunities to students of all social identity groups. This includes students with physical and sensory disabilities. In fact, federal law mandates that equal opportunity and access to extracurricular athletics should exist for this population. Despite evident personal and social…
Descriptors: Students with Disabilities, College Athletics, Accessibility (for Disabled), College Students
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Kepoglu, Abdurrahman – Asian Journal of Education and Training, 2021
The study aims to determine the degree to which sports managers show behaviors related to management processes and to what extent the focus of control of sports managers affects these behaviors, to increase the performance of sports managers. The universe of the research consists of 1st , 2nd, 3rd, and 4th-year students studying at the Department…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Athletics, Administrators, Leadership Qualities
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Ortega, Guillermo – Journal of Hispanic Higher Education, 2021
The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) serves as the primary governing organization for college athletics. The NCAA is now responsible for representing a growing proportion of student-athletes who identify as Latinos. This study examined the experiences of Division I Latino male student-athletes. Questionnaires and interviews were…
Descriptors: Racial Differences, Ethnicity, Hispanic American Students, Males
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Guth, Douglas J. – Community College Journal, 2021
Community colleges are utilizing unique support programs and disparate modes of learning to build community in the era of COVID-19. Student of different backgrounds are finding themselves facing similar challenges during the pandemic. This article profiles a student-athlete, an immigrant, a full-time worker, and a student of color from an…
Descriptors: COVID-19, Pandemics, College Athletics, Athletes
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Miller, John J.; Bronson, Rachel; Barr, Millie; Kilcrease, Collin – Physical Educator, 2021
Jordan McNair, a 19-year-old freshman offensive lineman at the University of Maryland, collapsed during outdoor spring practice. Testimony from witnesses at the practice revealed that McNair exhibited signs of extreme exhaustion (Dinich, 2018). Additionally, witnesses indicated that he showed difficulty standing in an upright position while…
Descriptors: College Athletics, Athletes, Exercise Physiology, Death
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Kneavel, Meredith; Ernst, William; Brandsma, Lynn – Journal of American College Health, 2021
Objective: The current study was designed to understand the culture of concussion among college student-athletes. Participants: Eight men's lacrosse and seven women's soccer players. Methods: A focus group was conducted to understand thoughts, barriers, team culture, and what was needed to feel safe reporting symptoms. Thematic analysis was…
Descriptors: College Students, Athletes, College Athletics, Head Injuries
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Ramsden, Robyn; Hewitt, Delwyn; Williams, Joanne; Emberton, Lee; Bennett, Catherine – Health Education, 2021
Purpose: This paper explores the impact of a suite of alcohol culture change interventions implemented by Deakin University in Melbourne, Australia. The interventions were designed to change the alcohol culture at a bi-annual nation-wide university multi-sport competition known as Uni Nationals. This study aims to understand the critical success…
Descriptors: Alcohol Abuse, Alcohol Education, Risk, Student Subcultures
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Hextrum, Kirsten – Journal of College and Character, 2021
Creating racially just campuses requires dismantling the cultural imperialism of Whiteness--how Whiteness becomes the norm to which all else is measured, compared, and excluded. Little is known about how Whiteness shapes the most prevalent athletic cultures: non-revenue teams. Using critical Whiteness studies and life-history interviews with 47…
Descriptors: Athletes, Whites, College Athletics, Competition
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Kelly, Deborah; Vamosiu, Adriana – Journal of Marketing for Higher Education, 2021
The literature on charitable contributions to higher education focuses overwhelmingly on why donors give. This study aims to understand the monetary choice of a contribution, specifically what factors are linked to higher/lower donations. The current research employs the brand communities framework to analyze the role of the strength of the bonds…
Descriptors: College Athletics, Private Financial Support, Donors, Fund Raising
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Bulgurcuoglu, Ahmet Nusret – Education Quarterly Reviews, 2021
The purpose of this study is to compare the multiple intelligence level of athletes participating in Inter-University Kick Boxing Championships in Turkey according to different variables. The universe of the study is created by 650 athletes from 65 universities that attended to the Inter-University Kick-Boxing Championship in Turkey (between 06-11…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Competition, Athletes, College Athletics
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Corlett, J. Angelo – Journal of Academic Ethics, 2020
This article presents philosophical-ethical arguments concerning the extent to which NCAA inter-collegiate ("American" or U.S.) football is a public good and some implausible implications of the claim that it constitutes a public good and ought to be publicly subsidized as part of a component of U.S. higher education generally as is…
Descriptors: College Athletics, Team Sports, Responsibility, Ethics
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Perna, Laura W., Ed. – Higher Education: Handbook of Theory and Research, 2020
Published annually since 1985, the Handbook series provides a compendium of thorough and integrative literature reviews on a diverse array of topics of interest to the higher education scholarly and policy communities. Each annual volume contains chapters that discuss salient dimensions of scholarly and policy inquiries on topics pertaining to…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Educational Research, First Generation College Students, Hispanic American Students
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Eckard, E. Woodrow – Research in Higher Education, 2020
The Graduation Success Rate (GSR) plays a critical role supporting the NCAA's Collegiate Model of amateur college athletics. The NCAA created the GSR to correct a statistical bias in the legally mandated Federal Graduation Rate (FGR) that causes it to underestimate rates. But the GSR's attempted correction causes it to overestimate rates. This…
Descriptors: College Students, College Athletics, Athletes, Graduation Rate
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