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Jennifer E. McGarry, Justin M. Evanovich, Nneka A. Arinze, Kolin Ebron, and Jun Young Cho

facilitate the partnership. Partnership Planning Ms. Jackson and Dr. Snow first met in June and were able to share their visions for partnering. As in the Parent and Harvey model ( 2009 ), they shared their motives and explored how those motives complemented and fit with each other. Ms. Jackson expressed to

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Jessica R. Murfree and Chelsea C. Police

Recently, Adidas’ Director of Global Partnerships conducted an organization-wide meeting to provide the front office with an update on the brand’s endeavors. As the newly hired Assistant Director of Global Partnerships with a background in corporate social responsibility (CSR), you were

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Katie E. Misener, Kathy Babiak, Gareth Jones, and Iain Lindsey

). Given the growth of IORs in practice ( Babiak & Yang, 2020 ), the increase of policy imperatives touting partnerships as a solution to many social and organizational problems, and the growing focus on IORs in sport scholarship, it is timely to critically review the literature on IORs in amateur sport

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Laura Misener, Landy Di Lu, and Robert Carlisi

that can be leveraged, recently scholars have indicated the importance of developing collaborative partnerships between event stakeholders and across various sectors ( Bell & Gallimore, 2015 ; Darcy & Appleby, 2011 ; Girginov, Peshin, & Belousov, 2017 ; Harrison-Hill & Chalip, 2005 ). A cross

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Meredith A. Whitley, Jon Welty Peachey, Julia Leitermann, NaRi Shin, and Adam Cohen

Despite a history of isolation, organizations in the Sport for Development (SfD) field have started forming partnerships to expand their resources, infrastructure, and capacity (e.g.,  Svensson & Loat, 2019 ). These partnerships take various forms, from interorganizational partnerships to

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Ralph Wood, Edward Hebert, Chris Wirth, Ali Venezia, Shelly Welch, and Ann Carruth

Successful campus-community partnerships provide universities enhanced visibility in the community, and offer university students opportunities to engage in real-world educational experiences through service learning and internships. In addition, the participating community agency/program benefits from an infusion of ambitious students that can help the agency/program further its mission, and increase its visibility and reach. Within the areas of health promotion and wellness, campus-community partnerships have become an essential component in the delivery of prevention services and the development of public health infrastructure. The purpose of this paper is to share the experiences of two universities in their development of campus-community partnerships in the areas of health and wellness.

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Joanna L. Morrissey, Joseph A. Beckett, Ross Sherman, and Lisa J. Leininger

As undergraduate students prepare to enter the workforce and become engaged members in their communities, it is necessary for universities to provide students with opportunities and resources to develop the knowledge, skills, and attitudes needed to be successful in their professional, personal, and social pursuits. Experiential learning is one approach that may be used to facilitate and strengthen the learning process for undergraduate students. Grounded in experiential learning, Kinesiology-specific service learning and internship programs can help students develop the skillset needed to be successful in their major and future careers. To best facilitate students’ learning, it is imperative that such academic programs build collaborative, sustainable and genuine campus-community partnerships. This paper presents a series of practical and successful partnership-building strategies from three unique institutions.

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Sheri J. Brock, Danielle Wadsworth, Shelby Foote, and Mary E. Rudisill

Institutions of higher education have a responsibility to prioritize the needs of society and local communities. One essential need prevalent in all communities is to address the rise of obesity and health risks due to lack of participation in physical activity. In the United States, children spend a small percentage of time engaged in physical activity, and engagement decreases further in adolescence and adulthood. Collaborative partnerships between kinesiology faculty at universities and community organizations are one avenue for engaging children in physical activity. Partnerships must be multilevel and community wide to evoke change and have long-term impact and sustainability. Within the context of community-based research, we propose a three-step framework for establishing collaborative partnerships: (1) determining the needs of partners; (2) discussing expertise, services, and philosophy; and (3) providing a quality product. In addition, we outline and illustrate our experiences when collaborating with community partners to promote physical activity.

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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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Zachary C.T. Evans, Jess C. Dixon, and Terry Eddy

amount of alignment between the two leagues could help Ambrosie to justify whether or not the CFL should enter into a partnership with the XFL moving forward and, if so, what that partnership might entail. Ambrosie sat down at his computer, deciding to begin his examination with an overview of the CFL