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Hailey Doss Hester – ProQuest LLC, 2023
Identifying leisure constraints in various leisure settings has been the topic of investigation for over thirty years; however, more research needs to focus on on-campus recreation program areas and race and gender-related constraints. This study used Shifman et al.'s (2012) quantitative instrument used to measure interpersonal, intrapersonal, and…
Descriptors: College Students, Intramural Athletics, Racial Factors, Gender Issues
Daniel William Gardner – ProQuest LLC, 2022
This research study was designed to explore potential variables of Sport Club student leaders' contexts on their leadership development. My specific unit of analysis was the degree to which Sport Club student leaders demonstrated leadership outcomes in leadership skills that aligned with the Sport Club student leaders' contexts. I defined Sport…
Descriptors: Clubs, Student Leadership, Measures (Individuals), Athletics
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Lodewyk, Ken R.; Beni, Stephanie; Foley, James; Zakaria, Tricia; Mercier, Denise Romy – Physical Educator, 2023
Adolescent females' disengagement from physical education, physical activity, and sport has been well documented. Participating in a quality intramural program could help to increase rates of adolescent females' engagement in physical activity at school. This study was conducted with female students in four high schools in south-central Canada. A…
Descriptors: High School Students, Females, Physical Education, Intramural Athletics
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Rindler, Victoria; Luiggi, Maxime; Griffet, Jean – Sport, Education and Society, 2022
Sport participation in adolescence helps to reach the recommended levels of physical activity and predicts participation during adulthood. Few cross-cultural studies compare contexts of sport participation and their relation with sport participation rates. In Europe, Austria and France are two countries that differ in their economic situation and…
Descriptors: High School Students, Foreign Countries, Athletics, Student Participation
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Milone, Joseph – Journal of Campus Activities Practice and Scholarship, 2021
College graduates need to have specific leadership-related skills, behaviors, and traits when entering the workforce. Campus involvement is one way for students to develop such areas. Therefore, this qualitative study explored the self-reported leadership skills of first-generation college students who were actively participating in intramural…
Descriptors: First Generation College Students, Student Leadership, Student Behavior, Intramural Athletics
Hardy, Alicen; Traut, Cameron; Begley, Cindy – National Association of School Nurses, 2019
In 2015, the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) identified the school nurse as the healthcare expert to manage students with chronic healthcare needs, including those with disabilities (ESSA, 2015). In 2011-2012 approximately 25% of children aged 6 to 17 years were reported to have a special health care need (Child Health USA, 2014). School nurses…
Descriptors: School Nurses, Extracurricular Activities, Field Trips, Intramural Athletics
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Shin, Sunyun; Chiu, Weisheng; Lee, Hyun-Woo – Asia-Pacific Education Researcher, 2019
Participation in intramural sports plays an important role in the lives of university students. To understand the impact of intramural sports on university students, this study proposed a research model to investigate the relationships between social benefits of intramural sports, quality of college life, and students' loyalty toward the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Intramural Athletics, College Students, Quality of Life
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Vasold, Kerri L.; Kosowski, Lauren E.; Pivarnik, James M. – Journal of College Student Retention: Research, Theory & Practice, 2021
The purpose of this study was to investigate differences in academic indicators among intramural sports participants and nonparticipants following their first year of college. Matched samples (N = 1,796; 898 pairs) were generated based on demographic variables. Data were obtained from university databases. Paired sample t tests and logistic…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Academic Persistence, School Holding Power, Correlation
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Pantzer, Joy; Dorwart, Catherine E.; Woodson-Smith, Andrea – Physical Educator, 2018
This study aimed to measure perceived psychosocial outcomes of middle school intramural participants in psychological development, social development, and school connectedness and to identify differences between gender and grade level. One hundred four middle school students were surveyed via a modified version of the Social Outcomes…
Descriptors: Middle School Students, Athletes, Intramural Athletics, Interpersonal Relationship
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Kahan, David; McKenzie, Thomas L.; O'Brien, Anna; Portillo, Carlos; Sprague, Remy; Marchant, Emma; Lising, Nadine – Journal of Jewish Education, 2020
Studies of Jewish day schools' websites regarding opportunities for students to engage in physical activity (PA) have not been published. We analyzed the content of 516 North American Jewish day schools' websites in 237 cities to ascertain mentions of sports (i.e., interscholastic) and PAs (e.g., intramural sports, PA clubs) and to determine how…
Descriptors: Jews, Day Schools, Physical Activities, Physical Activity Level
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Martini, Tanya; Verbey-Verutis, Ryan; Grose, Jill; Clarke, Brad; Elder, Amy – Teaching & Learning Inquiry, 2019
The study discussed in this article investigated university student beliefs and behaviours with respect to co-curricular activities among incoming (n=983), mid-degree (n=173), and graduating (n=1006) students. When asked about their most significant learning experiences during their time at university, graduating students were more likely to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Undergraduate Students, Student Attitudes, Learning Experience
Penland, Nathan Paul – ProQuest LLC, 2017
Research has shown benefits to the student experience for college students when they participate in intramural sports on university campuses. These benefits include improved physical and social health as well as academic performance. This non-experimental, predictive correlational study sought to understand if a relationship exists between the…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Intramural Athletics, Sense of Community, Multiple Regression Analysis
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Cho, Dongwook; Price, Taryn – Journal of International Students, 2018
The continuous increase in enrollment of international collegiate students into higher education highlights the importance of assessing diverse leisure opportunities that meet the needs of a diverse student population. The current study assessed the influence of leisure constraints on intramural and competitive sport participation rates between…
Descriptors: College Students, Foreign Students, Student Participation, College Athletics
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Mandigo, James; Lodewyk, Ken; Tredway, Jay – Journal of Teaching in Physical Education, 2019
Purpose: The purpose of this study was to investigate the impact of an 8-week after-school intramural program that adopted a Teaching Games for Understanding (TGfU) approach to facilitate the development of elementary-school-aged children physical literacy. Methods: Using Physical and Health Education Canada's Passport for Life tool, 22…
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, Physical Education, Physical Activities, Literacy
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Abayomi, B. O.; Oyeniyi, Pat Ola; Ainazx, O. O. – Pedagogical Research, 2017
The paper appraised the organization and administration of intramural sports programmes in secondary schools in Ibadan metropolis. The descriptive research design of survey type was employed for the study. The population was all secondary school students and teachers in Ibadan Metropolis. The sample consisted of 500 respondents, 40 public…
Descriptors: Intramural Athletics, Secondary Schools, Foreign Countries, Public Schools
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