The widely acclaimed Group Environment Questionnaire a test that assesses group cohesion in sport measures the task and social aspects of an athlete's perceptions of and attraction to the group. The GEQ contains 18 items and has four scales: Individual Attraction to Group-Task; Individual Attraction to Group-Social; Group Integration-Task; and Group Integration's Social. The Group Environment Questionnaire Test Manual provides the test user with extensive detail about the GEQ.
The manual is organized into the following chapters:
Today more than ever, fundraising is a crucial necessity for sport and athletics at all levels. Fundraising for Sport and Athletics presents a dynamic blend of fundraising theory and practice that will take the reader from the administrative aspects of conceptualizing, developing, and implementing athletic fundraising program to the actual operation of an assortment of straightforward and complex fundraisers. Written for administrators, coaches, and sport management students, this book will provide insight on how to evaluate a fundraising environment, assess the organization’s capabilities, and plan successful public events.
Fifteen of the most distinguished practitioners in the field of sport psychology are featured in Expert Approaches to Sport Psychology: Applied Theories of Performance Excellence. The book includes biographical and autobiographical perspectives on the ways in which these preeminent experts developed their authentic and distinctive approaches to the practice of sport psychology.
Examining Sport Histories: Power, Paradigms, and Reflexivity explores the ways in which postmodernist and poststructural approaches can enrich the study of the sporting past. Throughout the chapters, the internationally respected authors draw from their own vast experiences within the study of sport history to collectively promote postmodernism and poststructuralism as forms of social theory that can guide the future of sport historical research.
Ethical Issues in Sport, Exercise, and Performance Psychology focuses on a multitude of unique ethical, legal, and related professional challenges faced by sport, exercise, and performance psychology practitioners. The book contains seventeen chapters organized into four sections:
I. Ethical Practices
II. Specific Populations
III. Special Settings
IV. Academic Issues
The Directory of Funding Sources in Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance is the ideal resource for college professors, school teachers, and others who need financing for their programs.
The directory includes more than 140 funding sources that are sorted into four categories:
- federal grants and contracts
- private and corporate foundation announcements
- awards, fellowships, and scholarships
Detailed entries offer highly specific, useful information:
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This test manual, the fourth in FIT’s Sport and Exercise Psychology Test Clearinghouse, is a succinct and informative resource outlining the conceptual basis of the athlete burnout syndrome and its measurement. The manual delineates the process used in developing the ABQ and provides users with information on the meaning of scores derived from its use.
Aspects related to the ABQ are presented in a comprehensive manner:
100 Trailblazers shines an admiring spotlight on the accomplishments of women in sport whose life stories are important but not necessarily well known. Research and personal interviews reveal the groundbreaking work of effective administrators, dedicated coaches, determined reformers, and spirited athletes who excelled in tennis, golf, skating, swimming and diving, gymnastics, track and field, soccer, softball and baseball, basketball, volleyball, and motor sports.
Through an effective combination of historical research and personal interviews, 100 Pioneers offers compelling portraits of the dedicated athletes who broke color barriers on college campuses and in professional sports all around the country. These engaging accounts detail the adversities they faced and the victories they achieved.