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Stewart Cotterill

). Limitations and Future Research Directions The current study used a sample of sport psychology practitioners working in professional cricket. The structure of the sport, with the use of developmental academies and professional squads, is similar to some other professional sports such as soccer and rugby union

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Shani Pitcho-Prelorentzos and Michal Mahat-Shamir

felt they belonged in the world of professional sports, they were pushed out of their assumed path to glory. Consequently, the retiring athletes found themselves lost, and their future unknown, with no clear path ahead of them. I remember I had my life all planned out. I knew exactly what I will do

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Lynn L. Ridinger, Kyungun R. Kim, Stacy Warner and Jacob K. Tingle

school sports (65%), travel teams (56%), intercollegiate athletics (44%), college club teams (30%), Junior Olympic sports (30%), college intramurals (22%), and professional sports (10%). Data Analysis First, an exploratory factor analysis (EFA) was conducted to explore the 10 factors based on the work of

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Blake D. McLean, Donald Strack, Jennifer Russell and Aaron J. Coutts

exists around the application of GPS technology in other professional sports. 12 Use of Information and Health-Related Research In relation to research involving players, the NBA CBA states that the authorized academic researchers can access data (on a deidentified basis) and conduct studies designed to

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Haylee U. Mercado and John Grady

considering that PAFs consume both taxpayer dollars and massive amounts of nonrenewable energy. For example, the total public investment in the 121 professional sports stadiums in use in 2010 exceeded $31 billion, an average of $259 million per facility ( Long, 2013 ). The trend of public investment in PAFs

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Richard J. Boergers, Thomas G. Bowman, Nicole Sgherza, Marguerite Montjoy, Melanie Lu and Christopher W. O’Brien

representation of the respondents was High School (public, private, clinic outreach) = 61.52%, College (community college, NCAA Division I, II, III institutions) = 30.78%, Professional Sports = 3.5%, Other = 4.2% (Figure  2 ). Our sample appeared to be representative of the work settings reported by the

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Patrick McAvoy and Taesoo Ahn

since 2016, but also served in the same role at different organizations from 1996 to 2006. How did you get started in the position, and what has been the biggest challenge? Shawn Smith : I’ve been working in professional sports for over 26 years. I started working in athletics as an academic tutor for

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James E. Johnson, Chrysostomos Giannoulakis and Beau F. Scott

sport literature is beyond the scope of this paper, it is clear that professional leagues throughout the world have been the focus of extensive competitive balance evaluation. The commercial aspect of professional sports lends itself well to this investigation because attendance, revenue, and spending

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Christopher M. McLeod and Calvin Nite

.1123/jsm.2017-0318 Gerrard , B. ( 2005 ). A resource-utilization model of organizational efficiency in professional sports teams . Journal of Sport Management, 19 , 143 – 169 . doi:10.1123/jsm.19.2.143 10.1123/jsm.19.2.143 Gioia , D.A. , Corley , K.G. , & Hamilton , A.L. ( 2012 ). Seeking

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Adam Karg, Heath McDonald and Civilai Leckie

Sport consumption is defined as “the manner in which a spectator interacts with the witnessed action that occurs during an event” ( Madrigal, 2006 , p. 268). Professional sports, like many products, are consumed via different channels. Live attendance is the traditional way to view sports, but