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Terry L. Rizzo, Penny McCullagh and Donna Pastore

kinesiology is administratively located. One of these challenges is the need for high-quality faculty members who can assimilate to the culture of kinesiology and meet the high demands of faculty responsibilities. In addition to recruiting high-quality faculty members, departments must retain the expert

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Suzan F. Ayers and Amelia Mays Woods

study approach across three institutions of higher education ( Bulger, Braga, DiGiacinto, & Jones, 2016 ). Based on this examination, Bulger et al. proffered suggestions to effectively recruit and retain highly qualified physical education teacher education (PETE) candidates around the themes of, “play

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Jonathan A. Jensen, Shaina M. Ervin and Stephen W. Dittmore

Social media have become an increasingly important tool for college coaches and administrators to connect with fans, alumni, and recruits. However, despite their increasing prevalence, it is not well understood which factors may contribute to the reach and popularity in social media of high-profile figures such as coaches and athletic directors. Using Football Bowl Subdivision head football coaches and the popular social-media platform Twitter, this case study sought to explore the potential influence of on-field performance on coaches’ popularity in social media. Among the results is the finding that the most influential factor is the football program’s prestige (long-term success), while the coach’s on-field success and the size of the school’s fan base are of lesser importance. Given the increasing influence of social media in intercollegiate athletics, the case study’s results feature several important considerations for administrators seeking to use social-media platforms to increase the reach of their athletic programs.

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Ben D. Kern, K. Andrew R. Richards, Suzan F. Ayers and Chad M. Killian

Declining student enrollments among 4-year institutions in the United States have prompted college and university leaders to prioritize recruiting efforts and, in some cases, enlist the help of faculty members in this process ( Brint, Yoshikawa, Rotondi, Viggiano, & Maldonado, 2016 ; Rahman

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

The playing roster is an important consideration for coaching and recruitment departments in professional team-sport organizations. Optimizing the playing roster is particularly pertinent for team-sport leagues such as the Australian Football League (AFL), where clubs are confined in player

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K. Andrew R. Richards and Thomas J. Templin

agree alongside Ward (2018) in noting that declining enrollment is a complex, nuanced issue that needs to be addressed through scholarly inquiry. While several theoretical frameworks seem appropriate for studying recruitment and retention (e.g.,  Guarino, Santibañez, & Daley, 2006 ), one helpful

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Jared A. Russell

enhancement; and opportunities to engage in scientific writing, publishing, and presenting ( Carrero-Martinez, 2011 ; Madan & Teitge, 2013 ). From a graduate student recruitment perspective, undergraduate research experiences allow faculty to interact with and mentor prospective graduate students in the

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K. Andrew R. Richards, Chad M. Killian, Kim C. Graber and Ben D. Kern

coordinators’ perceptions of preservice physical education teacher recruitment and retention. A sequential explanatory design was employed, whereby quantitative and qualitative data are presented in sequence to better understand a phenomenon ( Creswell, Plano Clark, Gutmann, & Hanson, 2003 ). Specifically, a

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Charles Macaulay, Joseph Cooper and Shaun Dougherty

program. The Bellevue Wolverines of Bellevue, Washington have emerged as one of the premiere football programs in the nation. Even more surprising is the fact it stands outside of the big-three pipeline or more consistent states of California, Texas, and Florida for producing college football recruits

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James W. Youdas, Hannah E. Baartman, Brian J. Gahlon, Tyler J. Kohnen, Robert J. Sparling and John H. Hollman

greater muscle recruitment during an exercise program or athletic performance. 1 The standard push-up is a common exercise for maintaining or enhancing upper-extremity and abdominal muscle performance. 4 , 5 Whereas during standard push-ups, a person’s hands are fixed on the floor as the person moves up