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Jim Denison

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“Protecting the Gift”: Risk, Parental (Ir)responsibility, and CrossFit Kids Magazine

Jesse Couture

need of [additional] governance and surveillance” (as cited in Laurendeau & Konecny, 2015 , p. 8). Like Martin’s quote above, Dan Cerillo begins “Protecting the Gift” with a caution to parents. He explains that modern-day crimes “are more brutal, and criminals [are] more violent,” he suggests, than

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Moving Forward: Academia, Industry, and Partnerships

David D. Pascoe and Timothy E. Moore

The decline in federal research grant funding and incentive-based budget models to support a university’s mission has necessitated a paradigm shift in the pursuit of available sources of funding. Programs built around federal funding are once again pursuing funding opportunities from industry. Universities are reevaluating their research funding models and career expectations (tenure, promotion) that support a researcher, laboratories, and a defined research agenda. Kinesiology departments are in a strong position to pursue industry funding for fitness, sports, and performance-related research. While grant funding focuses on empirical data-driven research, industry looks for product exposure, validation (empirical data to support claims), and commercialization. Industry partnerships can provide funding in supporting research, developing sponsor-named facilities that benefit both parties. With these cooperative efforts come some unique challenges (financial, proprietary, data interpretation, etc.) that must be addressed.

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Reflections on Billie Jean King, Title IX, and Making the Most of Gifts That Have Been Given

Erika Steele

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Athletic Giving and Academic Giving: Exploring the Value of SPLIT Donors

Jeffrey Stinson and Dennis Howard

This study introduces and explores the value of SPLIT donors (donors making gifts to both academic and athletic programs at educational institutions). Detailed empirical records of donor giving to three NCAA Division I institutions establish that significant value of SPLIT donors to educational institutions. In the short term, SPLIT donors give higher total average gifts than donors making athletics-only gifts. In the long-term, SPLIT donors are retained at a higher rate than donors making academics-only gifts. The combination of gift size and retention rate maximizes the lifetime value of SPLIT donors to the institution. However, despite having higher lifetime value to the institution, there may be a disincentive for athletic programs to cultivate SPLIT donors. While the average total gifts of SPLIT donors are higher than the average gifts of their counterparts supporting only athletic programs, their average gift to athletics is lower.

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Psychodynamics in Sport Performance Enhancement Consultation: Application of an Interpersonal Theory

David E. Conroy and Lorna Smith Benjamin

Psychodynamic concepts have only recently begun to attract serious attention in the sport psychology literature. A dynamically based, interpersonal approach to sport psychology consultation is outlined in this article. Key interpersonal constructs such as important persons and their internalized representations (IPIRs), copy processes, and self-sacrificing gifts of love are described to portray how a case formulation may be developed to explain and guide interventions to overcome some performance problems. Two cases, one involving a performance phobia and the other an enduring slump related to a fear of success, are presented to demonstrate the unique contributions of interpersonal case formulations in performance enhancement consultation.

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The Man Behind the Teaching Personal and Social Responsibility Model: A Life History of Don Hellison

Jenn M. Jacobs and Thomas Templin

Don Hellison was a legend in the field of physical education and youth development and the impact he made throughout his life is immeasurable. This contribution to the monograph cannot begin to illustrate the totality of Don’s achievements throughout his life and academic career. It provides a life history of Hellison across three phases: the lone ranger, trailblazer, and icon phases that aligned with various periods and events in his life and in the United States and the world. It concludes with a statement of gratitude to Hellison for the many gifts he gave to urban youth, his students, colleagues, and importantly to his family and friends. His legacy will live on for a very long time.

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Dealing With Conflicts of Interest

Aaron J. Coutts

provide and/or accept gifts—even with an explicit “no strings attached” understanding—still carry an expectation of reciprocity. 3 It has been suggested that the expectation of reciprocity may be the primary motive for providing small gifts or incentives (which are common in the pharmaceutical industry

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NATA News & Notes

contest will be running through January 2018. Everyone who shares a photo of their manifesto along with the #ATmanifesto hashtag will be entered for a chance to win a $100 Amazon gift card. When January is over, make sure to keep your poster displayed, because National Athletic Training Month is right

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I Was His Litmus Test: An Autoethnographic Account of Being Groomed in Sport

Tanya R. Prewitt-White

-on-one time with her, (4) lessening her inhibitions, and (5) securing and maintaining control over her through bonding activities ( Lanning, 2010 , 2018 ). The perpetrator combines outwardly benevolent, helpful and caring comportment with attention, gifts and presents as well as individual privileges to