TITLE

Slam Dunking in the Information Age

AUTHOR(S)
Gerdy, John
PUB. DATE
October 2004
SOURCE
Point of Contact;2004, Vol. 7 Issue 1/2, p90
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Suggests that the subject matter of athletics is an important public policy issue with far-ranging and long-lasting impact in the U.S.; Value of elite athletics in American culture; Concerns over whether the current system is best suited for maximizing athletics' ability to serve the nation's education and public health needs; Strength of the notion that access to equal educational opportunity is a precursor to future social and financial opportunity, advancement, and equality.
ACCESSION #
17253965

 

Related Articles

  • Reading, writing and reform. Cowen, Scott S. // Sporting News;8/11/2003, Vol. 227 Issue 32, p8 

    Athletics reform is desperately needed in intercollegiate athletics, and the changes must occur now if Division I-A athletics are to retain any degree of respectability. Athletics reform has been a topic of discussion for decades, and change has occurred. But reform is having trouble keeping...

  • Learning From Each Other: Summer Programs. Hedrick, Allen // Strength & Conditioning Journal;Apr2005, Vol. 27 Issue 2, p75 

    Summer strength and conditioning activities are critical for collegiate athletes, especially for those athletes that compete during the fall semester and need to be at a peak level of performance early in the school year. We asked our panel of coaches how they handled the supervision and...

  • Intercollegiate Athletics in Turmoil: So What Else is New? Perry, Richard H. // Journal of Sport Management;Jan1987, Vol. 1 Issue 1, p82 

    A critical analysis of the literature relating to the history of problems in intercollegiate athletics, and efforts to resolve them, revealed the following: (a) The nature of the recurring problems was much the same, as was (b) the approach to resolution, and (c) the resulting long-term...

  • Intercollegiate Athletics: Comparison of Selected Characteristics for Men's and Women's Programs: HEHS-99-3R.  // GAO Reports;6/18/1999, p1 

    Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on: (1) selected characteristics for men's and women's intercollegiate athletics programs, focusing on: (a) the number of athletes; (b) number of teams; (c) sports programs sponsored; (d) average squad size; and (d) the maximum number...

  • Sources of Coaching Efficacy Information as Predictors of Coaching Efficacy of Nigerian Coaches. Adegbesan, Olufemi A.; Ekpo, Geraldine U. A.; Mohammed, Sanusi; Uzoma, Christian // IFE PsychologIA;2014, Vol. 22 Issue 2, p108 

    The study provides information on sources of coaching efficacy information as predictors of coaching efficacy of Nigerian coaches. 93 male and female collegiate sports coaches of team and individual sports (age: Mean = 32.46, SD = .29) were sampled and rated on sources of coaching information...

  • Hold That Bottom Line: The Development of the Business Model in intercollegiate Athletics. Adams, III, Olin; Guarino, A. J. // College & University;Summer2005, Vol. 81 Issue 1, p31 

    The article focuses on the development of the business model in intercollegiate athletics in the U.S. Intercollegiate athletics began as one dimension of the extra-curriculum, but has evolved at some large universities into a substantially autonomous, for profit entity It was the construction of...

  • College Sports Inc.: The Athletic Department Vs. the University. Sperber, Murray // Phi Delta Kappan;Oct90, Vol. 72 Issue 2, pK1 

    Refutes several myths surrounding college sports. Purpose of college sports; Emphasis on athletic scholarships; Influence on the college careers of athletes.

  • Self-Efficacy in Intercollegiate Athletes. Shelangoski, Bryan L.; Hambrick, Marion E.; Gross, Jacob P.; Weber, Jonetta D. // Journal of Issues in Intercollegiate Athletics;2014, Vol. 7, p17 

    The purpose of this study was to understand Bandura's (1977) self-efficacy and Vealey's (1986) sport confidence implications on collegiate athletes and to explore gender, playing experience, and class status (e.g., first year, sophomore) differences related to self-efficacy in these...

  • COLLEGIATE SPORTS PROGRAMS: A COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS. Rosandich, Thomas // Education;Spring2002, Vol. 122 Issue 3, p471 

    Examines the factors which distinguish intercollegiate sport program as they exist in the United States from those conducted elsewhere in the world. Important role that intercollegiate sports play in the overall hierarchy of sports organizations within the U.S.; Extent of participation and...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics