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Kathryn Dainty Davis

scientists to help improve safety and basic understanding of function and response of many aspects of human movement. It was Dick Nelson who inspired and helped many of us to achieve this understanding through his encouragement and leadership and break many boundaries of research with innovative thought and

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David Pierce, Geoffre Sherman, Kyle Mechelin, and Bryan Kryder

respect? Access and Awareness Thinking differently and innovatively on the recruitment side of the equation presents many opportunities for creativity. One insight cultivated from the interview phase was the wide variety of ways that sports officials learned about officiating opportunities. While the love

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Peter F. Bodary and M. Melissa Gross

 al., 2013 ). There is no doubt that blended learning can be found in kinesiology programs, but literature describing its implementation and/or effectiveness is scarce. Hanley ( 2014 ) describes an effort at California State University to innovate educational practices and improve quality through their

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David Pierce, Melissa Davies, and Bryan Kryder

creates innovative solutions within the context of the capstone course. We also explain why DT holds value and promise as a creative problem-solving approach that could be used to solve problems in the sport industry. What Is DT? Design thinking is a human-centered mindset and iterative approach to

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Philip E. Martin, Mary E. Rudisill, Bradley D. Hatfield, Jared Russell, and T. Gilmour Reeve

procedures and offer recommendations for managing the revision process. Finally, we close with an example of an innovative peer-review system for faculty evaluation designed to improve the efficiency of the process. In this system, all tenure-track faculty evaluate one another in teaching, research, and

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Yongjae Kim, Soojin Kim, and Elizabeth Rogol

team apps. For the purpose of this study, two theoretical frameworks were adopted: the TAM and diffusion theory. This study proposes and compares three different models of consumer innovativeness: direct effect (Figure  1 ), fully mediated effect (Figure  2 ), and partially mediated effect (Figure  3

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Collin A. Webster, Diana Mindrila, Chanta Moore, Gregory Stewart, Karie Orendorff, and Sally Taunton

-Specific Innovativeness and Its Correlates With respect to this study, one of the key variables within DOIT known to influence the adoption process is the domain-specific innovativeness (DSI) of potential adopters. Whereas general or “innate” innovativeness can be viewed as a trait characteristic of an individual, DSI is

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Clinton Warren

Welcome to the team at MinneService Innovations (MSI)! MSI is a consulting firm that focuses on developing innovative strategies to enhance and revitalize service offerings for entertainment-focused businesses. As a recent sport management graduate, you have been hired to join a small team that

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Kerri Bodin, Georgia Teare, Jordan T. Bakhsh, and Marijke Taks

national sport organization head office, Alex began investigating participation trends in sport more generally and baseball specifically. Alex started to formulate a plan for how participation and retention could be improved in baseball in the upcoming seasons. They felt that with an innovative plan, and

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Katie Slattery, Stephen Crowcroft, and Aaron J. Coutts

be divided into three zones. In the embedded zone, practitioners implement evidence-informed practice using existing systems and protocols to collect data and use established training methods. At the upper end of the impact continuum is the research zone, where scientific method is used to innovate