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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

Throughout the United States, universities and colleges have enjoyed long-term growth and expanding enrollments for several decades ( Wojciechowska, 2010 ). Kinesiology and related programs have also experienced similar growth, with many students opting to prepare for careers in health, wellness

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Early Career Professionals’ (Researchers, Practitioners, and Policymakers) Role in Advocating, Disseminating, and Implementing the Global Action Plan on Physical Activity: ISPAH Early Career Network View

Artur Direito, Joseph J. Murphy, Matthew Mclaughlin, Jacqueline Mair, Kelly Mackenzie, Masamitsu Kamada, Rachel Sutherland, Shannon Montgomery, Trevor Shilton, and on behalf of the ISPAH Early Career Network

multiple stakeholders (eg, health agencies, local and national governments, nongovernmental agencies, city officials and planners, professional bodies, the media, academia, and civil society) 16 for successful implementation. Early career professionals (ECPs), including researchers, practitioners, and

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Is the Profession of Sport Psychology an Illusion?

Jeffrey Martin

The ideal sport psychology career is not going to be something you apply for in a newspaper advertisement. It will never happen. . . . But you’re going to have to create it yourself. ( Simons & Andersen, 1995 , p. 462) There are only a few individuals in the entire United States who maintain full

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Extending the Kaleidoscope Career Model: Understanding Career Needs of Midcareer Elite Head Coaches

Shaina M. Dabbs, Jeffrey A. Graham, and Marlene A. Dixon

engaged when they believe their employer understands their career needs and provides avenues for career growth and longevity ( Vance, 2006 ). To enhance this understanding both theoretically and practically, this study explored the multifaceted career needs, experiences, and coping strategies of midcareer

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Japanese Female Professional Soccer Players’ Views on Second Career Development

Kozue Ando, Takahiro Sato, Emma V. Richardson, Takafumi Tomura, Yu Furuta, Haruka Kasahara, and Takahiko Nishijima

In general, professional athletes have much shorter careers than nonprofessional athletes due to the physical and psychological demands of elite-level performance sport ( Stambulova et al., 2021 ). When the time comes to terminate their professional sporting career, athletes enter a transitional

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Refereeing as a Postathletic Career Option

Vanessa Bright, Stacy Warner, and Claire Zvosec

draws people to refereeing, sport managers can more effectively recruit. Based on these findings, it seems athletes would be well suited for the role; however, we do not know what former athletes think about this career choice. Thus, better understanding athletes’ perceptions of refereeing would build

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Reflections on a Career Spanning Kinesiology and Athletic Training

David H. Perrin

. Over my career, I have learned firsthand the importance of mentors in one’s life, and Coach Richie Wyman was my first. Over the years, I always made a point of staying in touch, taking him to lunch each year I could while visiting my family’s summer cottage in Vermont. He recently died, and I sent the

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Reflections on Developing a Career in Kinesiology and Public Health

Barbara E. Ainsworth

In reflecting on my academic career in kinesiology and public health, I am reminded of the interactions I’ve had with professors, students, friends, and colleagues and of the professional experiences that have defined my career. This paper is autobiographical in that it moves from playing as a

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Career Performance Trajectories of Professional Australian Football Players

Courtney Sullivan, Thomas Kempton, Patrick Ward, and Aaron J. Coutts

remuneration by a salary cap. As such, identifying career trajectories that benchmark playing performance would be inherently invaluable in decisions related to player recruitment and contracting. Career trajectories and the age of peak performance have been well-documented in individual sports 1 – 3 ; however

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Career Head Impact Exposure Profile of Canadian University Football Players

Jeffrey S. Brooks, Kody R. Campbell, Wayne Allison, Andrew M. Johnson, and James P. Dickey

in multiple seasons. 37 – 39 One study predicted lifetime head impact exposure from players’ estimated length of time playing football. 14 A more accurate depiction of a football player’s career head impact exposure is required to establish an athlete’s injury risk and any correlations to long