- Effect of ball color on hitting performance by college softball players. Morris, Brenda K.; Zimmer, D.L. // Perceptual & Motor Skills;Jun94, Vol. 78 Issue 3, p1329
Examines the effect of softball speed and color on the batting performance of collegiate players. Participation of 12 members of a Division II softball team; Comparison of hitting performance using yellow and white softballs.
- THE TICKER. // Golf World;8/27/2004, Vol. 58 Issue 10, p20
This article presents the economic trends related to golf companies. Golfsmith reported second-quarter sales growth of 22.3 percent to $96.9 million in the three months ended July 3. Dick's Sporting Goods Inc. reported fiscal second-quarter sales of $416.1 million, an increase of 17.7 percent...
- Tested Bat-Loading Strategies Based on Mechanical Theory. // International Journal of Sport Biomechanics;May1986, Vol. 2 Issue 2, p122
This article looks at the article "Effects of selected softball bat loading strategies on impact reaction impulse," by L. Noble and L. Eck from "Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise." The authors study more systematic and precise means of identifying the appropriate bat for the individual...
- Care to Catch a Bob Feller Fastball? // USA Today Magazine;May2006, Vol. 134 Issue 2732, p76
The article presents information on the Hoboken Collection of baseball and softball gloves from Akadema Inc. The collection offers original style gloves used by heroes and pioneers of the game.
- Clothing Makers, Retailers Close Books on Tough '09. Gomez, Alisha // Orange County Business Journal;12/28/2009, Vol. 32 Issue 51, p1
The article reports on the financial performance and status of the action sports industry in the U.S. It mentions that action sports refers to the clothes inspired by surfing, skateboarding, and snowboarding. It notes that sellers and makers of action sports clothing are hoping to see a slow...
- Finish Line moves the market. Lieber, Tammy // Indianapolis Business Journal;9/9/2002, Vol. 23 Issue 26, p4
Reports that the Finish Line Inc. has lowered its profit forecast for 2002 because of poor sales performance which prompted other sporting goods company in the U.S. to do the same.
- BICYCLES. // Sporting Goods Market Research Handbook;2006, p74
Chapter 19 of the book "The 2006 Sporting Goods Market Research Handbook" is presented. It focuses on the sales forecast in the bicycle market in the U.S. The National Bicycle Dealers Association (NBDA) has estimated the market to be between $5.3 billion and $5.7 billion every year in 2003 and...
- Sporting goods store sales up 1.7% in December and 2.7% for all of '08. // NSGA Retail Focus;Mar/Apr2009, Vol. 62 Issue 2, p19
The article focuses on the monthly retail trade survey prepared by the U.S. Census Bureau, which examines the 1.7% increase in sporting goods from $4.65 billion in December 2007. The sales in December 2008 have been preceded by two consecutive month of declines, while the November decline has...
- This Year's Hot Sports Items: 30-Year-Old Team Apparel. Cassidy, Hilary // Brandweek;12/1/2003, Vol. 44 Issue 44, p16
Predicts the sales growth of retro-licensed items in the sporting goods industry in the U.S. as of December 2003. Details of the National Basketball Association's showcase of retro jerseys; Plan of the National Hockey League to go retro for its All-Star celebration; Forecasting on the sales...