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Advising in Kinesiology: Challenges and Opportunities

Derek T. Smith, Tannah Broman, Marcus Rucker, Cecile Sende, and Sarah Banner

Since the advent of institutions of higher education, academic advising has been recognized as a key aspect of student success. Over the past 2 decades, formative and summative research in academic advising has increased, in part due to growing enrollments and administrative pressures (e

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What’s Holding Them Back? Informing Retention and Success of Kinesiology Undergraduates

Jessica L. Kutz, Melissa Bopp, and Lori A. Gravish Hurtack

departments relative to curriculum development, advising, and student services. Retention rates, referring to students who remain at the institution, were approximately 81% nationally in 2016 but vary nationwide by size and type of institution ( National Center for Education Statistics, 2020 ). Graduation

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Learning Sport Management

Jillian McNiff, Gil Fried, and Kimberly Mahoney

Sport management seems like a glamorous career path. Many students believe if they do well in classes and graduate, they will be the next general manager of the New York Yankees or athletic director of a major Division I intercollegiate athletic department. While sport management professors hope that every student has the potential to succeed, it is incumbent upon faculty members and students to have a realistic expectation of their career options and a true understanding of what it takes to be successful. This article leads a fictitious student and faculty member through four years of the student’s educational adventure in sport management with special attention being given to what students can undertake to best prepare them for the future and improve their chances of landing the right job. This case study demonstrates the value of a comprehensive sport management education and what students can do to set themselves apart from their competition in the job market.

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Engaging Multiple Medical Epistemologies: Medical Professionals’ Distance Running Advice and Treatment

Jennifer L. Walton-Fisette and Theresa A. Walton-Fisette

purpose of this study, we explored how a small group of medical professionals advised and treated patients about whether or not to engage in distance running. The precipitous of this research study came from our personal experiences of different treatment and advice from medical professionals in relation

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Traditional and Integrated PhD Curricula: A Study of Knowledge Creation Produced by Sport Management Programs and Their Faculty

Chad Seifried, Chris Barnhill, and J. Michael Martinez

opportunities and generating new knowledge. First, the traditional approach suggests that faculty can center doctoral student training on the general foundational disciplines that make up a field, with specialization coming through doctoral advising in a particular subdiscipline ( Mudambi, et al., 2012 ). Under

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The Fitness–Fatigue Model: What’s in the Numbers?

Kobe Vermeire, Michael Ghijs, Jan G. Bourgois, and Jan Boone

techniques work around this problem in different ways, resulting in a true minimum error and thus more correct parameter values. Therefore, we advise, as Clarke and Skiba 2 already suggested, when choosing for a local optimization method, different sets of starting parameter values should be used so to

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Brachialis Strain in a Collegiate Wrestler: A Case Report

James Geiselman, Rachel Gillespie, and Andrew Miller

brachialis strain and was advised to follow up with his athletic trainer (AT) for co-management of his injury. Differential diagnosis included: brachialis strain, biceps brachii strain, medial epicondylitis, lateral epicondylitis, and UCL sprain. Radiographs and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) were not

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Mentoring Tenure-Track Faculty in Kinesiology

Duane Knudson, Ting Liu, Dan Schmidt, and Heather Van Mullem

teaching and service missions. Mentoring is also important in subdisciplines like athletic training with unique expectations in accreditation, teaching and advising, clinical skills, and service ( Barrett, Mazerolle, & Nottingham, 2017 ; Barrett et al., 2019 ; Mazerolle, Barrett, & Nottingham, 2016

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Puck Drop in the Pacific Northwest: Building Brand Equity for a New Professional Sport Franchise

Melissa Davies, Michael L. Naraine, and Brandon Mastromartino

ticket drive, and we hit our targets. We did 25,000 in an hour. So, building on our success, Tim has advised all departments to start ramping up. Nick: Wow, that’s great. Devon: So, my team is at the point where we need to start thinking about brand building. Nick: Yes, of course. Devon: Well, Tim is

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Physical-Preparation Recommendations for Elite Rugby Sevens Performance

Jake Schuster, Dan Howells, Julien Robineau, Anthony Couderc, Alex Natera, Nick Lumley, Tim J. Gabbett, and Nick Winkelman

in detail in this article. It is advised that an effective stimulus, rather than exercise or body parts, be the focus of programming aims for any given training week. Given the growing body of literature on the minimum effective dose required for strength adaptations, spontaneous modifications to the