Dimensions of Power: A Question of Sport or Gender?
- Gender, work, and power: The case of women in coaching. Theberge, Nancy // Canadian Journal of Sociology;Winter1990, Vol. 15 Issue 1, p59
This paper examines women's experience of power in coaching. Data are taken from interviews with forty-nine women coaches. Respondents resist an attribution of power to coaching. They prefer to view the position as one of influence, meaning that the coach-athlete relationship should be...
- The Five W's of Successful Practices. Manos, Keith // Coach & Athletic Director;Feb2005, Vol. 74 Issue 7, p36
Provides guidelines for coaches on how to ensure effective practices for their teams. Duty of the coach to project credibility; Use of the buddy system; Options in the teaching of sports techniques; Need to provide constant reinforcement and rewards.
- Athletes' Perceptions on Coaches' Behaviors and Competitive Situations at Collegiate Level. Jin Wang; Li Chen; Jian Chang Ji // International Sports Journal;Summer2004, Vol. 8 Issue 2, p1
The purpose of this paper was to investigate college athletes' perceptions of competition and coaches' behaviors based on gender, status of the players, and athletic experience. The research subjects were comprised of 218 varsity athletes. The Inventory of Self-Perceptions toward Competitive...
- Does Gender Make the Difference? An Analysis on Sport Coaches. Cortini, Michela // International Journal of Diversity in Organisations, Communities;Nov2009, Vol. 9 Issue 5, p49
The International literature within the domain of Sport Psychology has recently stressed the importance of trainers and coaches on athletic performance, on the basis of what industrial and organizational psychology had discovered some decades before with the tradition of research on leadership....
- Expanding the Interpersonal Dimension: Closeness in the Coach-Athlete Relationship. LaVoi, Nicole M. // International Journal of Sports Science & Coaching;Dec2007, Vol. 2 Issue 4, p497
The close-relationship literature informed content analysis of open-ended responses of collegiate athletes (n = 431). Nineteen dimensions of closeness emerged, including the most frequently cited dimensions of communication, trust and mutuality. Dimensions were examined across sport type,...
- Hey, didn't you used to be the Downtown Athletic Club? // Sporting News;7/8/2002, Vol. 226 Issue 27, p4
Reports developments in sports as of July 2002. Performance of Phoenix Suns' Amare Stoudemire; Restlessness of the veterans of the Oakland Raiders over the state of mind of Rich Gannon; Incident distinguishing football coaches.
- Leave 'Em Smilin'. Hruby, Patrick // Insight on the News;07/02/2001, Vol. 17 Issue 25, p27
Focuses on the departure of sports athletes and coaches from their teams. Amount of payment given to coaches after leaving their teams; Remarks from athletes and coaches.
- New insights in the nature of best practice in elite sport system management - exemplified with the organisation of coach education. Böhlke, N. // Modern Athlete & Coach;Jul2007, Vol. 45 Issue 3, p47
The article presents a study which examines two successful elite sports systems with an emphasis on coach education. The two systems are Swedish athletics and Norwegian cross country skiing. Both federations rely heavily on volunteer coaches which are integrated into elite programs. The author...
- HUMAN ENERGY IN SPORT COACHING: HISTORICAL PERSPECTIVES FROM ANCIENT GREECE. Semotiuk, Darwin // Canadian Journal of History of Sport;Dec82, Vol. 13 Issue 2, p18
This article discusses historical perspectives from ancient Greece of human energy in sport coaching. The author examines the role of the sport coach in ancient Greece and demonstrates that the coach was an important figure in the sport scene of the era. The discussion is restricted to a study...