In higher education in the United States, women are often underrepresented in leadership positions. When women try administration, they face a higher rate of attrition than their male counterparts. Given the lack of women in leadership positions and the failure of the academy to retain women administrators, a group of women administrators and faculty with many collective years of experience in higher education assembled to write this paper. Our writing group consisted of 2 Chairs, 2 Deans, 1 Associate Dean, 2 pre-tenure faculty members, and a Provost, representing four different institutions. The authors of this paper suggest that applying the proposed model of transformational leadership within the field of Kinesiology may have a two-fold benefit. It may increase the number of women in administrative positions and it may extend how long women choose to serve in an administrative capacity. Components of the model include developing personal and professional characteristics that motivate faculty to perform beyond expectations, and understanding gender-related and kinesiology-specific challenges of administration. In addition, recommendations are made for pursuing careers in administration, and for pursuing future research projects. We hope that through this paper, we have started an important and open discussion about women in leadership roles, and ultimately, encouraged some prospective leaders to consider a career in higher education administration.
Lynda B. Ransdell, Sarah Toevs, Jennifer White, Shelley Lucas, Jean L. Perry, Onie Grosshans, Diane Boothe and Sona Andrews
Elizabeth A. Taylor, Allison B. Smith, Natalie M. Welch and Robin Hardin
(e.g., kinesiology, business), and instructional classification (i.e., research intensive vs. teaching intensive). Researchers were interested in assembling a diverse sample, so participants who offered different perspectives and experiences based on the previously mentioned demographics were
Sport franchises are challenged to operate within the fast-changing environment of the professional sport industry. The purpose of this paper is to ascertain the extent to which these organizations are changing and to understand why some organizations have embraced the competitive strategies and institutional beliefs of their contemporary environment, while others have remained relatively unchanged. The concept of archetypes was used to create two templates for professional sport franchises: The sport-centered archetype and the business-centered archetype. Data were then collected from interviews with representatives of five AAA baseball franchises, documents were retained from the league's public relations firm and the franchises themselves, and information was assembled from newspapers and trade magazines. The results of the research indicated that one organization was in the sport-centered archetype, three were in the business-centered archetype, and one was between the two archetypes. It was found that a trigger for change and the ownership of the franchise impacted heavily on the ability of the franchises to adapt to their contemporary environment.
What I seek to achieve in this article is an exploration of how some of the distilled and assembled principles of behavior can be applied to human goals, aspirations, and performance writ large. I look to do this through an analysis of various areas of application, although the primary framework upon which I erect this discourse is my own autobiographical progress in science. My grounding in formal research was derived from motor learning and control and it then developed into an examination of all human interaction with technical systems under the general title human factors/ergonomics. In showing an indissoluble link between the foundations of motor control and the technological mediation of human factors and ergonomics, I hope to inform and inspire their consideration of the greater aspirations for all of kinesiological science. In terms of specifics, I discuss the work my laboratory has produced over a number of decades on issues such as driving, fight, and other human-augmenting technologies, with a special focus on performance under stress and high workload conditions. To conclude, I discuss, dispute, and finally dispense with the proposition that science and purpose (proximal understanding and ultimate meaning) can be dissociated. I hope to demonstrate why the foregoing principles and their ubiquitous application mean that science in general bears a heavy, if unacknowledged burden with respect to the current failings, especially of Western society.
Debra J. Rose
population and identify future research priorities, Copeland shared the outcomes of a panel of international experts that was assembled in 2017 to formulate a consensus statement based on what is currently known about sedentary behavior in older men and women. While the primary conclusion by the panel was
Hebe Schaillée, Ramón Spaaij, Ruth Jeanes and Marc Theeboom
knowledge translation to include the context-specific practical knowledge that underpins practice as well as the tacit knowledge that is built and shared among practitioners ( Greenhalgh & Wieringa, 2011 ). In knowledge translation practices, knowledge is assembled at this interface between academic and
Melinda A. Solmon and Stephen Silverman
editor of the Academy Papers 2017 ( Ennis, 2017a ), Cathy selected a forward-looking theme, Frontiers in Kinesiology, and assembled a stellar group of scholars to address cutting-edge topics ranging in subdisciplines from philosophy to neuroscience and everything in between. Consistent with her
simple. Crossing the legs and holding the hands and arms in a fixed position constrains the DOFs of the hip and shoulder joints. Twisting movement patterns of the trunk and head are assembled and reassembled in a way that, with attention, makes it possible to move each vertebra and the ribs and sternum
fans and supporters. The editors of the book, Marcus Callies and Magnus Levin, have assembled a fascinating collection of work addressing an intersection of language and context that is of itself a growing area of interest for linguists. The contributions—which consist of 11 chapters written by a total
R. Dale Sheptak Jr. and Brian E. Menaker
) to assemble a “portfolio of jobs” that offer little to no long-term economic security. The modern colloquialism for this type of worker would be “gig workers” ( Kessler, 2018 ). Kessler broadly describes gig workers as those who work without any guarantee of steady hours or benefits. This phenomenon