Research Papers on All Sports & Sports Management

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  • NCAA Eligibility Requirements and Learning Disabilities

    This paper examines the pertinent issues relating to student athletes with learning disabilities as they relate to the Americans with Disabilities Act and NCAA eligibility. This eight page paper has five sources in the bibliography.

  • Issues of Football Safety

    In eleven pages this paper examines safety issues relevant to football in a consideration of major injuries and preventive measures. There are 9 sources cited in the bibliography.

  • The Game of Football

    A 3 page paper which examines the process of playing football. Bibliography lists 1 source.

  • Injuries in Sports and Liability for College Campuses

    Should colleges be liable for possible career-ending injuries among its athletes? This paper examines the question in all sports, but with a concentration on football.This paper has five pages and three sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • The Problems of Football Clubs and How to Increase Revenues Through Ticket Sales; A Research Proposal

    This 12 page paper looks at the problem faced by many football clubs; the need to increase revenue. The paper outlines a proposal to investigate the way football clubs may be able to enhance revenue through ticket sales. The introduction, problem statement and research objectives and literature review are presented before a research methodology is proposed. The bibliography cites 12 sources.

  • Transformational Leadership Example of U.S. Hockey Coach Herb Brooks

    In four pages this paper examines the effective transformational leadership of American hockey coach Herb Brooks, who took his inexperienced team of underdogs and went on to orchestrate a miracle on ice during the 1980 Winter Olympics. Six sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Comparative Analysis of Soccer and Football

    In ten pages English football or soccer and American football are contrasted and compared with similarities and differences discussed. Eight sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • Sports and Cheating

    In ten pages cheating in relationship to such sports including but not necessarily limited to bass fishing, the Olympics, and professional baseball is discussed. Ten sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • The Dietary Supplement Creatine and its Natural Function

    In seven pages creatine and its synthetic as well as natural sources are examined and discusses its use as a dietary supplement and urges caution to individuals who plant to use it. Ten sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Canada and Hockey's Culture of Violence

    In six pages this paper discusses the violent aspects of hockey, which is an important component in Canadian culture. Six sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Hockey, Helmets, and Efficiency

    In six pages this paper considers a situation in which helmets would not be worn by hockey players because it was not mandatory and then discusses how to make certain of efficiency in rulings to require wearing them. Two sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Hockey and Canadian Identity

    This 5 page paper examines how Canadian culture is tied to ice hockey. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

  • Errant Professional Athletes and Image Enhancement

    In ten pages this paper considers how crisis management can be successfully undertaken by professional sports teams with examples of Ray Lewis of the Baltimore Ravens and Rae Carruth of the Carolina Panthers featured. Thirteen sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Sports Journalism and Ethical Theory

    In twenty two pages the ethical theories of Rawls, Aristotle, Kant, and Mill are applied to basic principles of sports journalism with a discussion of the Dallas Mavericks included. Seventeen sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Canadian Pro Hockey Tax Funding

    In 5 pages this paper examines funding Canada's professional hockey teams through taxes in a consideration of its benefits and how to recoup such taxes. There are 4 sources cited in the bibliography.

  • Hockey Violence from a Sociological Perspective

    In seven pages the violence in hockey is discussed from a sociological viewpoint and includes such issues as public response, teammate opinions, aggressive playing, and social approval to explain its validation and why it continues. There are fourteen bibliographic sources cited.

  • Hockey and Violence

    In seven pages this paper discusses the connection between hockey, masculinity, aggression, and violence. Nine sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Vancouver Canucks and Hockey Community

    In five pages this report discusses the communal aspects of hockey fans in a consideration of the Vancouver Canucks. Five sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Benjamin Rader/American Sports

    Benjamin Rader's American Sports is a book that relates the history of sports within the US. The writer, in addressing this book, eqautes the rise of sports with the rise of cities. This eight page paper has one sources in the bibliography.

  • Racial Issues in Sport

    This 5 page paper looks at a range of racial issues in sport. This includes discrimination against racial minorities through wages and positions played, the disparity of white ownership of sports teams, the movement towards increased equality, the present of racism in the media and the perceptions of the fans and the sport people. The bibliography cites 15 sources.

  • Economics and Political Influences in Sport

    The paper is written into sections, the first section looks at the way in which there is an "impossible conflict" in sports, where ticket and television may be shared by all teams within the league, undermining competition. The second section examines the way in which the relationship between politics and sports has developed, and considers the reason for political influence on sport. Four sources are cited in the bibliography this four page paper.

  • The Role of Goal Setting in Sports

    This 5 page sports psychology paper considers the role of goal setting in sports, and the way that goals should support and create motivation. The writer looks at the role of competitive goals and mastery goals and considers the common pitfalls which may be seen when goal setting is undertaken. The bibliography cites 8 sources.

  • Young Golfer Training and Sports Psychology

    In six pages this paper examines issues of focus, concentration, and 'the zone' in this sports psychology discussion on the competitive training of a young golfer with professional aspirations. Four sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Sports Psychology in “Rocky”

    This 4 page paper summarizes the movie “Rocky” and the sports psychology that it shows. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • Economic Impacts of Sports Stadiums

    This 8 page paper looks at the potential economic impact that a new sports stadium may have on an area. The paper considers the way that stadiums have been used as tools to help regenerate areas and stimulate local economic development. Research is reviewed and discussed to asses whether stadiums can create a net economic benefit or are more likely to result in a loss. The discussion includes how and why the advantages and disadvantages occur. The bibliography cites 15 sources.

  • Professional Sports Management and Barriers African Americans Face

    In a paper consisting of fifteen pages the realm of professional sports management is considered within the context of the barriers African Americans have historically faced and continue to face. Ten sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Encapsulated Story of Babe Ruth

    In five pages this paper critiques an article that appeared in U.S. News and World Report in 1994 on Babe Ruth in terms of the information provided along with the contention that many of his baseball contributions are neglected.

  • Bowling's Kinesiology

    In five pages this paper examines the connection between muscles and bones, concentric and eccentric movements, flexing, extension, and the sagittal view as each relates to bowling's kinesiology. Ten sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • College Athletes and Their Preferential Treatment

    In six pages this paper considers why college athletes receive preferential treatment. There is the inclusion of a bibliography.

  • Paying College Athletes and the Ongoing Debate

    In six pages whether or not college athletes should be paid for their playing services is debated in terms of pros and cons with three reasons presented on each debate side. Five sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Male Collegiate Athletes and Injury's Psychological Consequences

    In fourteen pages this paper discusses how male college athletes psychologically respond to injury in a consideration of anxiety, anger, and depression. Seventeen sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Athletes and College Athletics in Division I

    In twelve pages this paper considers whether or not college athletes should be receiving some of the compensatory benefits that Division I is reaping as a result of their labors. Eight sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Paying College Athletes is the Right Thing to Do

    The writer argues that college athletes should be paid. There are five sources listed in the bibliography of this five page paper.

  • College Sports and Gambling

    In eleven pages this paper discusses college sports gambling issues as it affects the NCAA, teams, and athletes. Ten sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Sports Markets and Demand Forecasting

    In a paper of five pages, the writer looks at demand forecasting. The example of the emerging popularity of mixed martial arts and the declining interest in baseball is examined. Paper uses four sources.

  • Basketball History

    This research paper presents a short history of basketball that describes how the sport began and then traces the high spots in its history, as well as the history of the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame. Three pages in length, two sources are cited.

  • Nationalism and Soccer

    In twenty pages this paper examines how national identity is promoted strengthened through soccer playing Thirteen sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Successful Women's Soccer in the US

    In thirteen pages this paper discusses the 21st changes regarding soccer in the United States and the impact of the US Women's Soccer Team's World Cup success. Sixteen sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Soccer and Baseball in Latin America

    A 17 page paper which examines the history and importance of soccer and baseball in Latin America. The paper also focuses on how important soccer is in Brazil and how important baseball is in Central America. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

  • The Components of a Soccer Kick

    The writer considers a soccer kick in detail and describes in it terms of biomechanics, including force, angular velocity, angle of release and other similar factors. The paper is thirteen pages long and includes four diagrams and there are seven course listed in the bibliography.

  • Book and Film Adaptations of the Life of Jackie Robinson

    This paper consisting of five pages compares the text Baseball's Great Experiment Jackie Robinson and His Legacy with the film Bingo Long Traveling All Stars in an evaluation of historical accuracy in each.

  • Baseball's Color Barrier and Jackie Robinson

    In four pages this report presents a biography of Major League baseball player Jackie Robinson, the man who successfully broke the sport's color barrier and paved the way for African American professional athletes who followed. Five sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Lasting Legacy of Baseball's Jackie Robinson

    In eleven pages Brooklyn Dodgers' baseball player Jackie Robinson, who successfully broke through the sport's color barrier in 1947 is examined in terms of his professional contributions and the endurance of the legacy he left behind. Twenty sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Social Contributions of Baseball Legend Jackie Robinson

    In eight pages this Brooklyn Dodger is considered for not only his professional accomplishments but for the social contributions he made. Nine sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Critical Review of Jules Tygiel’s Baseball’s Great Experiment: Jackie Robinson and His Legacy

    In three pages this paper discusses the text’s theme, author’s main argument and how he approaches the subject matter such as his source documentation, intended audience, and personal assessment of the author’s position. Five sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Aluminum Baseball Bats and Marketing Challenges

    In seven pages this report examines the ongoing baseball bat controversy of wood vs. aluminum in a consideration of how to meet the challenges of marketing aluminum bats. Seven sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Great Baseball Batting Legend Ted Williams

    In fifteen pages this paper examines the batting prowess of the Boston Red Sox's baseball legend Ted Williams. Six sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Baseball's Great Experiment by Tygel Reviewed

    In five pages Major League baseball player Jackie Robinson's lasting legacy is examined within the context of Tygel's book.

  • Human Relationships and Baseball

    In nine pages this paper considers the human relationships that develop through baseball and includes those between fans and players, owners and players, coaches and players and among the players themselves with two forms of team cohesion also identified. Seven sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • The Baseball 'Business' from a Sociological Perspective

    In six pages baseball economics and the influence of capitalism on high player salaries are examined through the social theories of Weber, Durkheim, and Marx. There are four bibliographic sources cited.

  • Steroid Abuse in Major League Baseball

    In five pages this paper examines whether or not steroid abuse has tainted the professional baseball in a consideration of if there should be random drug testing, whether or not player records should be upheld if convicted of steroid use, whether there should be a ‘one strike rule,’ and if this steroid abuse by the pros has tainted baseball’s image at high school and college levels. Ten sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • The History of Basketball

    A 5 page paper on the history of basketball. Bibliography lists 7 sources.

  • How the Popular Game of Basketball Evolves as an International Sport

    Basketball is the focus of this paper consisting of four pages and includes information on its founder James Naismith, how it has grown from the sport he invented to what is played today, with an examination of Kobe Bryant of the LA Lakers also featured. The bibliography cites 4 sources.

  • CAREER: GENERAL MANAGER, PROFESSIONAL BASKETBALL TEAM

    A job description, education and skills required for the position of general manager of a professional basketball team. There are 6 sources listed in the bibliography of this 12-page paper.

  • Athletic Competitions and Allowing Anabolic Steroids

    This paper argues that athletic competitions should allow anabolic steroids in a topical overview consisting of seven pages from social, medical, and ethical perspectives. Eight sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Detrimental Impact of Performance Enhancing Anabolic Steroids

    In five pages this paper examines anabolic steroids and the side effects associated with their nonmedical uses as an athletic performance enhancement. Nine sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • A Consideration of Anabolic Steroids

    In fifteen pages this research paper reviews the current literature on anabolic steroids and includes a discussion of its uses, effects, and also chronicles its negative psychological and physical impacts. Twenty five sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Big Money and Big Sports

    In eight pages this research paper examines the connection between big money and big sports in this discussion of profit and sports economics. Ten sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Running Shoes and How to Make a Comfortable Selection

    Running shoes and what purchasers need to know when choosing them are the focus of this paper consisting of 3 pages. Bibliography cites 3 sources.

  • China and Internet Negotiations for the 2008 Olympics

    A 3 page look at China’s negotiations for limited Internet during the 2008 Olympics. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • Lance Armstrong and the notion 'Its Not About the Bike'

    This five-page discussion considers bicyclist Lance Armstrong's fight against cancer, with quotes from Armstron's book and a detailed review of the physiological changes that result from cancer. There is also a source bibliography provided.A 5 page discussion about Lance Armstrong's account of his fight against cancer. This paper provides several quotes from Armstrong's book as well as a detailed review of the physiological changes that come about with cancer. Bibliography lists sources.

  • Hypothetical Case Assessment on Massage Therapy

    In five pages this paper presents a hypothetical assessment of massage therapy as it can be used to treat a computer programmer and middle aged bowler in massage focuses and pain contributing muscle factors. Four sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Mathematics in Sports

    An 11 page explanation of how mathematics are indeed an important tool in sports. Not only does an understanding of mathematics empower players by enabling them to use their body in the most effective manner to achieve optimum performance, mathematics are also useful in a diversity of other areas that are relevant to sports. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

  • New York and Hosting the 2012 Summer Olympics

    This research paper gives a comprehensive overview of the position of New York City as a contender to host the 2012 Summer Olympic Games. The writer discusses the presentation made by New York, as well as arguments bot for and against New York being the host. Citizens concersn are also described. This ten page paper has twelve sources in the bibliography.

  • The New York City Marathon

    A 4 page book review on Anything For A T-shirt by Ron Rubin, which chronicles the saga of The New York City Marathon and the innovative impresario who made this annual street theater/sporting event possible. Rubin explains how the annual event is much more than simply a sporting event, as it brings together the diverse peoples who make New York City their home in a way that not only creates a sense of community, but is also personally empowering to the individual participants. In addition to describing the marathon itself, Rubin's book is also very much a biography of an extraordinary man, the man who brought the world The New York City Marathon, Fred Lebow. No additional sources cited.

  • Fathers, Sons, and the Bonding Created by Sports

    In sixteen pages this paper discusses how relationships between fathers and sons can be strengthened through the bonding that comes with shared sports activities. Thirteen sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Basketball and Physics

    In five pages this paper examines the relationship between basketball and physics in this overview of ball bouncing, 'shooting hoops,' and underhand throwing advantages. Four sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Drugs That Enhance Athletic Performance

    In seven pages this paper examines drugs that enhance athletic performance on both professional and high school sports levels with solutions offered. Six sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • High School Athletes and Drug Testing That is Mandatory

    In nine pages this paper presents an argument that in order to successfully combat drugs that enhance performance such as steroids at the high school level, mandatory drug testing of athletes should be implemented and strongly enforced. Six sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Performance Enhancing Drugs and Their Alteration of the Baseball Playing Field

    In seven pages this paper analyzes the use of performance enhancing drugs in baseball and how they have forever changed the way the game is played. Seven sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • Life and Personality of Dennis Rodman

    In five pages former professional basketball player Dennis Rodman is examined in terms of his life and personality with an application of Alfred Adler's personality theories in order to determine if his outrageous antics are a way of channeling inferiority feelings in order to achieve greater self acceptance. Four sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Physical Education and the Inclusion of Disabled Students

    This paper considers the importance of including students who are handicapped in physical education in six pages.

  • Dogs And Physical Therapy: How An Injured Athlete Can Benefit From A Trained Pit Bull

    10 pages in length. The notion of animal-assisted therapy is hardly a new idea, inasmuch as it has become an instrumental component of both the physical and emotional well being throughout the health care industry. From nursing homes to hospitals to physical rehabilitation, animals have proven at least just as - if not more - effective at helping individuals regain use of their bodies and create happiness in their minds. What is a relatively new and untapped aspect of animal-assisted therapy, however, is certifying pit bull terriers as trained "therapists," a practice that has proven particularly beneficial in relation to sports injury rehabilitation such as a torn anterior cruciate ligament (ACL). Bibliography lists 8 sources.

  • The Korean Influence in Baseball

    Baseball is examined in this four page paper that contains four bibliographic references. The Major League's first Korean player is noted in the analysis.

  • Stadium Security and Honeywell

    In three pages this paper examines the Honeywell Stadium Security System in a discussion of the necessity for increased security in stadiums with an examination of features, communications, and hefty price tag. Three sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Evolution of Orthopedic Sports Medicine

    In sixteen pages this paper discusses orthopedic sports medicine in terms of its evolution with such topics as injuries, treatment alternatives, and outcomes for patients considered. Twelve sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Sports and Steroids

    In five pages this paper examines the policies of the professional sports leagues NHL, NBA, MLB, and NFL, and also considers the steroid abuses of baseball players Rafael Palmeiro, Mark McGwire, and Jose Canseco. Four sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Banning Steroids

    In five pages this paper argues in favor of banning steroids which enhance athletic performance from any and all professional or Olympic sporting events. Three sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Sports Fans and Advanced Sports Technology's Negative Effects

    In eight pages this paper discusses how advanced sports technology including use of steroids and TV broadcasts have negatively affected the experiences of sports fans. Four sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • PAUL SMITH, STEROIDS AND THE SPORT OF JAZKE

    This 5-page paper provides a fictitious scenario about a sports player admitting to using steroids on his death bed. The paper discusses the PR moves the man's agents should make.

  • Popular Recreational Activity Known as Swimming

    In five pages swimming is examined in an overview of its history, techniques, and rules regarding Olympic competition. Six sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • 500 Yard Swim Physiology

    In five pages swimming is discussed in a physiological overview that includes shoulder injury, cardiorespiratory and kinesiological effects. Eight sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Joe Robbie Professional Football Stadium History

    In fifteen pages this paper presents an historical overview of Joe Robbie Stadium, the original name of the home of the Miami Dolphin NFL team. Three sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • NFL Salaries and Econometrics

    In ten pages this report examines the top 10 National Football League quarterback salaries and then discusses how they are representative of NFL econometrics. Four sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Volleyball Serving Improvements

    In five pages this paper examines volleyball performance in a consideration of anatomical parts involved, serve improvements, and practice repetition importance. Five sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Serving a Volleyball and its Kinesiology

    In ten pages this paper discusses serving a volleyball serve in a kinesiological analysis that focuses upon the upper body movements. Fifteen sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Sports Management Curriculum, Virtual Reality, and Traditional Simulation

    This paper consists of 3 pages and examines virtual reality and traditional simulation technologies and discusses how the sport management curriculum maximizes their effectiveness in the higher learning environment.

  • Volleyball Officiating, Coaching, Nonverbal Communication and Nuances

    In ten pages this report discusses how nonverbal communication and nuances are utilized in volleyball officiating and coaching. Fifteen sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Soccer and Volleyball

    This 3 page paper discusses the similarities and differences between soccer and volleyball. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

 

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