Continuing on the topic of prevalence, in a study comparing disordered eating behaviors in undergraduate female collegiate athletes and non-athletes, Reinking and Alexander found that female athletes did not exhibit more disordered eating symptoms in general, however, the data suggested that lean-sport athletes were more susceptible to.
Effectiveness of a Mindfulness-Based Intervention for Athletes Darko Jekauc, Christoph Kittler, Marcel Schlagheck Department for Sport and Exercise Psychology, Humboldt University of Berlin, Berlin, Germany Abstract Recently, several top athletes, as well as coaches, have revealed that mindful-.
Collegiate athletics has become an integral part of the student experience for both athletes and non-athletes. Student-athletes’ individual experiences have received considerable attention in the popular media and literature as the pressures to perform both athletically and academically are vast (Benford, 2007; Meyer, 2005). The purpose of this study was to examine whether gender (men’s vs.
Western Michigan University ScholarWorks at WMU Dissertations Graduate College 8-2015 Impact of Athletic Identity and Emotional Competence on Athletes’ Attitudes toward Seeking.
Some athletes may suffer from a lack of motivation or perhaps be motivated entirely by the unstable environment around them, a deficiency in self-confidence, and anxiety whereas others will view similar situations as arousing and thrive in that situation. The following paper addresses these issues using key sport psychological skills. The key.
There are so many athletes out there that are just born with the athletic ability, and there are those who have to work their butts off everyday to get to where they want to be. Just because one person is born with the athletic ability does not mean they will go farther than the one who was not born with it. Dedication is the key to success for.
Abstract. Context: As a member of the sports medicine team, athletic trainers serve athletes through injury prevention, evaluation, and rehabilitation.While it is imperative for members of the sports medicine team to have knowledge of scope of practice of athletic trainers, it may also be important for athletes as well, so that the athletic trainers can be properly utilized by all parties.
Fair Play: An Ethical Evaluation of the NCAA's Treatment of Student Athletes Tyler J. Andrews University of North Florida This Master's Thesis is brought to you for free and open access by the Student Scholarship at UNF Digital Commons. It has been accepted for inclusion in UNF Graduate Theses and Dissertations by an authorized.
ELITE ATHLETES, HABITUAL EXERCISERS, AND INACTIVE INDIVIDUALS. VICTORIA REEVE A thesis submitted to The University of Gloucestershire in accordance with the requirements of the degree of Masters by Research in the Faculty of Applied Sciences. January 2013! i Abstract To date, research has been equivocal when comparing the body image perceptions of elite athletes, habitual exercisers, and.
Sport is one of the most popular activities and cultural practices in the U.S. It is also a highly gendered social institution and a primary social site for the definition, creation, and maintenance of hegemonic masculinity. In this study, I explore the confluences and conflicts between the gender identities and the athlete identities of college athletes. I also look at the different ways.
In summary, former collegiate athletes reporting concussions may be at greater risk for major depression and higher levels of aggression. However, current sources of concussion history data apparently fail to capture large proportions of concussions. Methodological research is needed to improve the quality of concussion history assessment tools. The health and well-being of collegiate athletes.
Athletes at the collegiate level frequently experience unique stressors that cause them to be at risk for a number of mental health difficulties, including depression, anxiety, and substance use. Current research in the field suggests that athletes are not as likely as their non-athlete peers to seek out psychological services for mental health difficulties. Social supports have been shown to.
This study explores the relationship between student athlete development and coach leadership behaviors in NCAA Division III football players. Three key elements support this study. The first, Thelma Horn's model of coaching effectiveness, provided the framework for the impact of coaching behaviors on student athlete development. The second, Chickering and Reisser's work in student development.
PREVENTION OF EXERCISE-INDUCED OXIDATIVE STRESS. AND INFLAMMATORY DAMAGE IN HUMAN ATHLETES. By. MYRA K. TARA. A thesis submitted in partial fulfillment of. the requirements for the degree of. MASTERS OF SCIENCE IN HUMAN NUTRITION. WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY. School of Food Science. AUGUST 2009.
In my dissertation, “Sporting Bodies: The Rhetorics of Female Athletes,” I interrogate how female athletes are represented in the media, trace the dominant cultural images and discourses associated with these representations, illustrate how female athletes use venues such as ESPN The Magazine as a vehicle to represent themselves even as they are represented by ESPN in ways that are not.
The Olympics: A Guide to Reference Sources Library of Congress Resources: Dissertations The Olympics and Olympic athletes have been the subject of numerous doctoral dissertations and masters theses. Citations to these works may be found in Dissertation Abstracts International, which also includes some masters theses. The Library has a comprehensive set of those U.S. dissertations whose.
This research examined the impact of stereotype threat and identity salience on academic performance in male students at a highly-selective liberal arts college, as well as whether fear of negative evaluation and individuals' perception of role conflict between athlete- and student-identities moderate this effect. In Study 1, seventy-seven student-athletes were recruited to participate in a.
Analysis of Countermovement Vertical Jump Force-Time Curve Phase Characteristics in Athletes by Christopher J. Sole The purposes of this dissertation were to examine the phase characteristics of the countermovement jump force-time curve between athletes based on jumping ability, examine the.
This study was a qualitative exploration of the experience of student athletes at the collegiate level, using a phenomenological methodology. Through focus group interviews, athletes discussed their experiences of stress, their coping mechanisms, and resilience. A total of four focus group interviews were conducted with 17 undergraduate collegiate athletes from the University of Rhode Island.