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Ryan Adams

professional football in Britain. Written in a language that appeals to both academic and non-academic audiences, this book deserves widespread readership in Ireland and further afield. References Agergaard , S. , & Ryba , T. ( 2014 ). Migration and career transitions in professional sports: transnational

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Jenny H. Conviser, Amanda Schlitzer Tierney and Riley Nickols

and family therapy, psychoeducation, and/or coping skills training. Unfortunately, not all counseling departments or professional sports organizations with in-house psychological support are able to provide the level of care or specificity of care needed to treat EDs. Psychotherapy for athletes with

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Corbin A. Hedt, S. Brett Holland, Bradley S. Lambert, Joshua D. Harris and Patrick C. McCulloch

of service  <1 12  1–5 49  6–15 28  >15 13 Setting of practice  Outpatient PT clinic designated as general rehabilitation 17  Outpatient PT clinic designated as sports medicine/orthopedics 77  Contract therapist with clinical and/or team affiliation 7  Full time with a professional sports

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Hojun Sung, Brian M. Mills and Michael Mondello

U.S. professional sports, local broadcast viewership patterns are also of interest. Furthermore, despite the well-known increase in average attendance for MLS teams, little is known about the general local viewership size across markets. This work, therefore, uses a proprietary dataset on local MLS

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Christopher R. Barnhill, W. Andrew Czekanski and Adam G. Pfleegor

items measuring variables that affected students’ choice of major. Adopting the qualitative work and findings of Damron-Martinez et al. ( 2013 ), as well as the research of Hancock and Greenwell ( 2013 ) and Schwab et al. ( 2013 ), these items included parents, friends, love of professional sports, love

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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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Anthony Koschmann

better, results from professional sports research have been mixed; coaches have a positive effect on player performance relative to ability in Major League Baseball (MLB; Kahn, 1993 ) and in the National Basketball Association (NBA) when compared with weaker coaches ( Berri, Leeds, Leeds, & Mondello

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Stephen Frawley, Daniel Favaloro and Nico Schulenkorf

a multiple-case design (see Gratton & Jones, 2010 ) focusing on three of the largest professional sports in Australia, based on the size of broadcast rights and season attendances. Further details on the three organizations that agreed to take part in this study are not provided to protect the

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Elizabeth A. Taylor, Allison B. Smith, Cheryl R. Rode and Robin Hardin

, 2015 ). There is also an absence of women in the organizational structural and leadership positions in professional sports ( Lapchick, 2014a , 2014b ). Lack of women in leadership positions coupled with the sexual objectification of women in the media could send the message to students that women

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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