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Fair, Jason Robert – ProQuest LLC, 2017
NCAA Division I intercollegiate wrestling has lost more athletic teams to elimination since the early 1980's than any other intercollegiate sport (Irick, 2016). Research exploring reasons behind intercollegiate wrestling program elimination is scant and much of what does exist is part of a broader discussion regarding Title IX regulation. This…
Descriptors: College Athletics, Intercollegiate Cooperation, Athletics, Program Termination
Murt, Thomas P. – ProQuest LLC, 2017
Title IX establishes in law equal opportunity for women in educational programs that receive financial support from the federal government. In higher education in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, the misapplication of Title IX in college athletics is believed to have caused the termination of college wrestling programs that were otherwise…
Descriptors: Federal Legislation, Educational Legislation, Higher Education, College Athletics
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Can, Ibrahim – Journal of Education and Training Studies, 2017
The purpose of this study was to compare power, velocity and force parameters during loaded squat jump (SJ) exercise in the handball and arm wrestling players. In accordance with this purpose, ten arm wrestling athletes from the Turkish National Team (age: 20,7 ± 3,05 years; height: 175,2 ± 5,55 cm; weight: 71,7 ± 8,17 kg) who had ranks in…
Descriptors: Athletics, Team Sports, Comparative Analysis, Exercise Physiology
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Collier, Diane R. – Journal of Early Childhood Literacy, 2015
Everyday cultural resources that originate outside school offer possibilities for multimodal creativity and identity play, as children consume, transform and produce multimodal texts. In this study, Kyle, a boy in elementary school, fluidly performed social identities and engaged in playful and parodic rescripting of identities and resources from…
Descriptors: Masculinity, Athletics, Elementary School Students, Males
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Gencer, Eylem; Öztürk, Arda – Journal of Education and Training Studies, 2018
The aim of this study was to examine the relationship between the sport-confidence and the coach-athlete relationship in Turkish national male student-wrestlers, and to investigate whether educational status, wrestling style, wrestling category, and career of wrestlers were significant variables on student-wrestlers' sport confidence and their…
Descriptors: Correlation, Athletic Coaches, Athletics, Athletes
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Destani, Fitni; Hannon, James C.; Podlog, Leslie; Brusseau, Timothy A. – Journal of Physical Education, Recreation & Dance, 2014
Character development has become an important component of physical education that contributes directly to the affective learning domain. However, teaching character development can be challenging. The purpose of this article is to suggest that character development be promoted through the teaching of wrestling, due to the unique moral development…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Physical Education Teachers, Athletics, Moral Development
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Yigit, Sihmehmet; Dalbudak, Ibrahim; Musa, Mihriay; Gürkan, Alper C.; Dalkiliç, Mehmet – International Journal of Environmental and Science Education, 2016
The aim of this research is to examine decision making level of wrestlers who joined Turkey inter university wrestling championship, according to variables as wrestlers' sex, age, grade, department, and education type. Study group consists of 34 females and 196 males, totally 230 athletes, who joined Turkey Inter University Wrestling Championship…
Descriptors: Decision Making, Athletes, College Athletics, Foreign Countries
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Arslan, Fethi; Ziyagil, Mehmet Akif; Bastik, Canan – Universal Journal of Educational Research, 2018
The purpose of this research was to examine the extent to which sport moral decision-making attitudes were applied by the athletes, and the factors that caused it. The research was based on the causal comparative research model. The research group consisted of a total of 475 athletes, of which 195 were basketball athletes randomly selected from…
Descriptors: Decision Making, Athletics, Team Sports, Moral Values
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Marangoz, Irfan; Bastürk, Dede – Journal of Education and Training Studies, 2018
This study aims to analyze the relationship among somatotype structures, leg volume, leg mass, anaerobic strength and flexibility of elite male athletes in different branches. 90 male athletes who study at School of Physical Education and Sport at University of Kirsehir Ahi Evran and are active in wrestling (n = 15), gymnastics (15), football…
Descriptors: Correlation, Human Body, Males, Muscular Strength
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Tazegül, Ünsal; Güven, Özbay – Universal Journal of Educational Research, 2018
This study aims to the comparison of body image satisfaction levels of athletes in individual and team sports. The sample of the study was selected by 34 athletes engaged in athletics, 52 athletes engaged in boxing, 45 athletes engaged in wrestling, 37 athletes engaged in weightlifting, 36 athletes engaged in handball, 35 athletes engaged in…
Descriptors: Human Body, Measures (Individuals), Computer Software, Statistical Analysis
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Kelly, Matthew Gardner – Journal of Educational Administration and History, 2018
In this article, I use a case study of education in nineteenth-century Oregon to place the twentieth-century phenomenon of 'shopping for schools' within a broader historical context. In doing so, I make three points. First, documenting previously unacknowledged links between the spread of public education and efforts to market land, I suggest that…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Educational History, Public Education, Real Estate
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Collier, Diane R. – Language and Education, 2013
In this paper, I examine the textmaking potentials of the popular cultural resources of professional wrestling, including its modes of textual expression, as performed by Kyle, a boy in the middle years of elementary school. Kyle remixed wrestling, and its performative affordances, style and textmaking potentials across time and space. Using a…
Descriptors: Athletics, Elementary School Students, Popular Culture, Educational Practices
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Yockey, John – Teaching Elementary Physical Education, 2006
Is wrestling an appropriate activity to teach at the elementary school level? Based on the information presented in this article and this author's experiences as both a physical education teacher and a wrestling coach, the answer is Yes! Wrestling as a physical education unit can be taught in a safe and age-appropriate way. If taught correctly at…
Descriptors: Athletics, Elementary Education, Physical Education, Safety
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Kumate, James M.; Falcous, Mark – Asia-Pacific Journal of Health, Sport and Physical Education, 2015
The issue of "taibatsu" (physical punishment) in Japanese sport has received high-profile media and public attention in recent years. This article addresses the retrospective experiences of "taibatsu" within Japanese high school wrestling, drawing upon a three-month ethnography that included semi-structured interviews. Our…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, High School Students, Physical Education, Athletics
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Yonca, Sezer S.; Engin, Çelikel B.; Serdar, Yücel A.; Mustafa, Karadag; Yüksel, Savucu – Journal of Education and Training Studies, 2017
The aim of this research is to evaluate the change in the hand grip strength of the male arm wrestlers before and after a unit of exercise. The participants of the research consist of sportsmen (n=16) of Firat University arm wrestling team in 18-25 age group. Within the scope of the research, all of the tests and measurements (age, length, body…
Descriptors: Muscular Strength, Human Body, Physical Fitness, Young Adults
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