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Jay Johnson, Michelle D. Guerrero, Margery Holman, Jessica W. Chin, and Mary Anne Signer-Kroeker

at an elite level of sport. On the other hand, newcomers may experience feelings of anxiety and discomfort regarding the socialization experience that lies ahead. In sport, and in other organizations, veteran members often use hazing rituals and ceremonies to “welcome” newcomers to the team ( Nuwer

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Moira Lafferty and Caroline Wakefield

notion that they are designed to welcome new members and develop cohesion, are often embarrassing, humiliating, degrading, and painful; can present significant health risks; and in extreme cases can become life threatening ( Nuwer, 2004 ). In essence, initiates are subjected to hazing. While there is

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Jay Johnson

This paper is derived from a qualitative study that examined the effects of orientation ceremonies as a replacement for traditional hazing in university sport. The study sought to explore the efficacy of alternative orientation activities that included cooperative games, purposeful team building activities, and informal interaction with the coach. Researchers concluded that, in many instances, the new orientation practice was found to be an effective replacement for traditional forms of entry rituals, as the former created a deeper sense of cohesion, forging a stronger bond among players and coaches who opted to participate.

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Scott A. Graupensperger, Alex J. Benson, and M. Blair Evans

-season, (d) concealing concussion symptoms to remain in play, (e) being offered a PED by a trusted family friend, and (f) participating in hazing of incoming teammates. In addition, athletes responded to the following potentially prosocial scenarios: (g) volunteering time for a charitable organization, (h

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John J. Miller

sport. Chapter 12 explores the often misunderstood and unresolved areas of hazing and bullying tactics in sport. By defining each of these areas as well as the potential legal consequences, the chapter discusses the societal and legal ramifications that hazing and bullying may give rise to in the sport

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Maya Maor

as a locus of hegemonic masculinity, and that sports are a central site for bullying and other forms of the POM of adolescent boys today ( Levy, Hollander, & Noy-Canyon, 2016 ; Spencer, 2012 ; Steinfeldt, Vaughan, LaFollette, & Steinfeldt, 2012 ). “Hazing” originally referred to a combination of

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Nicole Johnson, Katie Hanna, Julie Novak, and Angelo P. Giardino

problem. Diamond, Callahan, Chain, and Solomon ( 2016 ) reported high rates of hazing in middle school (5%–17%), high school (17%–48%), and college athletes (12%), which included 80% reporting hazing as part of sport team initiation. A United Kingdom study reported that 75% of youth are emotionally abused

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John Miller and Todd Seidler

actual transcript of the sport-related case may be found on Nexus Uni (formerly Lexis Nexus) or Westlaw Campus Research. Although the cases deal with legal issues in sport often pertaining to negligence, Title IX, hazing, or Americans with Disabilities Act, the instructor may choose any area of legal

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Andy Gillentine

discusses rules and regulations designed to curb unnecessary acts of violence in sport. The chapter concludes by also discussing “off the field” acts of violence and offers examples of sport organizations that have dealt with these occurrences. Importantly, hazing is also included in this chapter. Chapter 7

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B. David Ridpath

in education. Overman pulls very few punches so to speak by focusing on other areas that connected to interscholastic sports and how the sports’ obsession can have a negative influence that far outweighs any positives. Areas such as public health, exercise, coaching, hazing, diversity, outside