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Sports and Community on Campus: Constructing a Sports Experience That Matters
Student affairs personnel are often charged with the task of creating a sense of community on campuses. Sports is among the many activities that historically have been used to meet this need for community among students. ...
The Football Factor: Shaping Community on Campus
Many American universities continue to invest in expensive intercollegiate football programs, and specifically cite the sport’s ability to foster a sense of community (SOC) as justification for the cost. This study sought ...
Connecting It All: Creating Community in Sport and Entertainment
There is a growing concern that many individuals are no longer living in and experiencing community like previous generations. Today for many Americans, it is common for someone to have thousands of online Facebook friends ...
Youth Sport Ministry: Looking Beyond the Court
Every year millions of children participate in church-sponsored sport leagues throughout the U.S. and Canada. In fact, the Upward sport program reports that over a half of million 5-12 year-olds compete annually in their ...
Employee Satisfaction in Sport: Development of a Multi-Dimensional Model in Coaching
(East Carolina University, 2010)
Despite the overwhelming emphasis on job satisfaction in sport management research, scholars continue to advocate for the distinctiveness and importance of evaluating both job satisfaction and dissatisfaction. The purpose ...
The Impact of Formal versus Informal Sport: Mapping the Differences in Sense of Community
As the popularity of sport continues to grow, more community developers, planners, and leaders are recognizing the ability for sport to foster community. Similar to other community contexts, understanding the structure and ...