Abbreviation: J. Phys. Educ. Sport Manag.
Start Year: 2010
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DOI: 10.5897/JPESM2016.0284[Article Number: 7D71ACC62461]
The purpose of this literature review was to describe research on strategies used in engaging children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) in physical activity. Keyword searches were used to identify articles from selected electronic databases over a 25-year period from 1990 through 2015. Thirty-five articles met all inclusion criteria. These studies were retrieved, reviewed, coded, analyzed thematically, and... Read more.
DOI: 10.5897/JPESM2016.0268[Article Number: 3194A4960657]
This study is conducted by using a screening model with an eye to examine the fear of negative evaluation, and social appearance anxiety of sportsmen engaged in futsal. The research was carried out on teams which participated in the Futsal Competitions organized through Turkey University Sports Federation at Physical Education and Sports College of Ahi Evran University between April 01 and 05, 2014. The samples of the... Read more.
DOI: 10.5897/JPESM2016.0269[Article Number: 41CFA7959874]
The aim of this study was to evaluate fitness programme management in five private commercial fitness centres in Gaborone (Botswana). The evaluation was based on fitness patrons’ perception of importance of American College of Sports Medicine’s (ACSMs) fitness facility standards and guidelines, and their perceived satisfaction on the implementation of such standards. A seventeen item likert type... Read more.
DOI: 10.5897/JPESM2016.0261[Article Number: 61865FD59706]
Intercollegiate naming right sponsorship has a great potential in its market value, but it is usually accompanied with a potential risk of generating negative outcomes. With such a dilemma, a structural model that can help in assessing the effectiveness of the sponsorship become extremely important. The current study was designed to reexamine the theoretical framework of a model that was developed for evaluating the... Read more.
DOI: 10.5897/JPESM2016.0260[Article Number: E7CD71058337]
This purpose of this study was to investigate the effects of sodium bicarbonate ingestion on lactate steady state responses (blood lactate and heart rate) in female futsal players. 30 female futsal players volunteered to participate in this investigation. Participants were randomly assigned to either experimental group or placebo group. While the experimental group was ingested sodium bicarbonate supplementation... Read more.
DOI: 10.5897/JPESM2015.0242[Article Number: 47206A257904]
The purpose of this study was to investigate the case of team cohesion of male volleyball players in line with the variables of age, status of a national player, the year of playing volleyball and success status in their branches in Turkey. The sample of the study includes 105 male volleyball players who attend Star Men Volleyball Turkey Championship, organized in Ankara in 23 to 28 July, 2014. The data which concerns... Read more.
DOI: 10.5897/JPESM2015.0249[Article Number: 8CDAA5857670]
This article aims to give a personal view on the training that teachers must acquire in order to teach an organism to respond and adapt to exercise and training, respectively. It is believed that to achieve a high degree of competence in exercise physiology; texts and manuals of human physiology need to be studied in great depth. In my personal view, once teachers have acquired and consolidated knowledge in human... Read more.
DOI: 10.5897/JPESM2015.0234[Article Number: 864A77556922]
This article describes the development, implementation, and evaluation of a nutritional intervention held during the Canada Summer Games – Sherbrooke, 2013. This multicomponent intervention combined environmental and educational strategies, focusing on helping athletes in making adequate food choices before their competition. Intervention mapping was used to guide the intervention process focused on food... Read more.
DOI: 10.5897/JPESM2015.0239[Article Number: 744C66256228]
The topic of innovation adoption and diffusion has yielded a voluminous body of research whose general purpose is to account for: (1) why one business firm/governing body is more likely than another firm/governing body to adopt an innovation, (2) what factors impact business firms’/governing bodies’ decisions to adopt an innovation, and (3) what influences the adoption of an innovation to spread to other... Read more.
DOI: 10.5897/JPESM2015.0240[Article Number: 7772CB356230]
There is a strong theological background supporting sports participation in Islam. Despite this background, there is still a gap between the theoretical teachings and actual participation in sports among Muslim students in the universities and the general Muslim community. The religious rationale for encouraging Muslims to participate in sports is based on the broad range of benefits accrued from such participation. The... Read more.
DOI: 10.5897/JPESM2015.0241[Article Number: 21D2FBA56232]
It is important to understand which competencies are needed for managerial and administrative effectiveness of school sport managers with regard to the design, delivery and direction of school sport programmes. The purpose of this study was to determine the competencies and training needs for secondary school sport managers in the North- west Province of South Africa. Data were gathered from 79 school sport managers in... Read more.
DOI: 10.5897/JPESM2015.0238[Article Number: CFA134756145]
The purpose of the present study is to develop a scale based on student ratings for evaluating physical education teachers to be used in secondary schools. The work-group of the research consists of 892 students who participated voluntarily and were selected randomly among 9th, 10th, 11th, and 12th grade students who study at secondary schools in Karabuk province centre and its Safranbolu district in 2013-2014 academic... Read more.
DOI: 10.5897/JPESM2015.0237[Article Number: B22222755763]
Higher education physical activity programs (HEPAP) have existed in U.S. colleges and universities for over 100 years. Initially used to teach physical education and promote physical activity to prepare students for potential wartime conflicts, they have evolved in response to changes in societal and educational purposes and needs. In 2008, SHAPE America published its updated Guidelines for Appropriate... Read more.
DOI: 10.5897/JPESM2015.0228[Article Number: 709F12955230]
The Formula One market, with its once-a-year international events, has a quality rather different from that of most traditional sports. This study examined how F1 spectators’ fanship transits their event pre-visit characteristics to their on-site outcomes. The study surveyed a sample of 337 spectators who were visiting the event for the first time. Using self-administered questionnaires, the participants provided... Read more.
DOI: 10.5897/JPESM2013.0176[Article Number: 7A14AA754933]
The purpose of this study was to evaluate the importance of sports programme implementation by sports administrators as to achieve success. This study examined the impact of administration and sports programme implementation on the achievement of Rivers State Sports Councils at the 17th National Sports Festival competition. The descriptive survey research design was employed for this study. Incidental sampling technique... Read more.
DOI: 10.5897/JPESM2015.0225[Article Number: 56D542B54101]
The purpose of this study is to investigate self-regulated learning strategies and self-motivational factors used by Omani physical education candidates to master sport skills. In addition, the study highlights the relationship between self-regulated learning strategies and self-motivational factors and gender differences of self-regulated learning processes. The research was conducted using questionnaire as a method of... Read more.
DOI: 10.5897/JPESM2015.0218[Article Number: 65753F953627]
Studies show that most people see marriage and children as an important part of their future, and view marriage as playing a crucial role in meeting their needs for companionship and emotional security. One of the factors found to play an important role in marriage is leisure which may influence and strengthen married couples interaction. The aim of this study was to determine the relationship between Perceived... Read more.
DOI: 10.5897/JPESM2015.0211[Article Number: 9C3193051887]
The aim of the present study was to develop and validate an instrument to measure students’ perceived constraints in participating in recreational sports programs in Greek universities. There were 3041 male and female Greek university students who voluntarily participated in the study. Cross-validation procedures using exploratory and confirmatory factor analysis resulted in 25 retained items from the initial item... Read more.
DOI: 10.5897/JPESM2014.0203[Article Number: 793E8F349782]
A new approach to the complex problem of objectively evaluating the edge of a professional baseball starting pitcher is proposed to avoid judgments resulting from subjective opinions. The method not only ameliorates the subjectivity of the topic but also provides the means to rank starting pitchers in Taiwan. Entropy and the Technique for Order Performance by Similarity to the Ideal Solution (TOPSIS) are used to... Read more.
DOI: 10.5897/JPESM2014.0195[Article Number: 5E20CF449288]
The purpose of the present study is to initially investigate the association between the presence and number of foreign players and the competitive balance indices in the Greek National Basketball League; it subsequently determines whether the competitive balance mediates a positive effect on the performance of the Greek National Basketball Team, as evidenced by its rankings in the EuroBasket Championships. The study... Read more.
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