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Norman, Leanne – Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, 2010
Based on interview research, this study examined how master female coaches based in the United Kingdom experienced relations with men within their profession. Using a feminist cultural studies approach to examine how sport promotes and maintains a gender order unfavorable to women, we found that female coaches felt the need to continually prove…
Descriptors: Athletic Coaches, Females, Foreign Countries, Sex Role
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Vergeer, Ineke; Lyle, John – Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, 2007
Mixing methods has recently achieved respectability as an appropriate approach to research design, offering a variety of advantages (Tashakkori & Teddlie, 2003). The purpose of this paper is to outline and evaluate a mixed methods approach within the domain of coaches' decision making. Illustrated with data from a policy-capturing study on…
Descriptors: Athletic Coaches, Decision Making, Qualitative Research, Statistical Analysis
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Myers, Nicholas D.; Feltz, Deborah L.; Maier, Kimberly S.; Wolfe, Edward W.; Reckase, Mark D. – Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, 2006
This study provided initial validity evidence for multidimensional measures of coaching competency derived from the Coaching Competency Scale (CCS). Data were collected from intercollegiate men's (n = 8) and women's (n = 13) soccer and women's ice hockey teams (n = 11). The total number of athletes was 585. Within teams, a multidimensional…
Descriptors: Athletes, Athletic Coaches, Competence, Team Sports
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Wiersma, Lenny D.; Sherman, Clay P. – Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, 2005
The vast majority of youth sport programs in the United States relies primarily on parent volunteers to serve as coaches. Unfortunately, most of these volunteer coaches have not received formal training to prepare them adequately for the role of youth sport coach. To exacerbate the issue, according to the popular media, parents and other adults…
Descriptors: Volunteers, Qualitative Research, Focus Groups, Athletics
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Krane, Vikki; Barber, Heather – Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, 2005
Using social identity perspective, the authors investigated the experiences of 13 lesbian college coaches. Through semistructured interviews, the coaches revealed the daily identity tensions they experienced. There was constant negotiation between their social identities of "coach" and "lesbian." The social context of intercollegiate women's…
Descriptors: Social Environment, College Athletics, Homosexuality, Females
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Gilbert, Wade D.; Trudel, Pierre – Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, 2004
The study followed a four-phase design. In Phase I an exhaustive search was conducted for all English language coaching research published in journals from 1970 to 2001. In Phase II, copies of the research were obtained. An expert panel conducted a manual search and a review in Phase III to address validity. Analysis of the research was completed…
Descriptors: Team Sports, Athletic Coaches, Periodicals, Journal Articles
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Schempp, Paul; McCullick, Bryan; St. Pierre, Peter; Woorons, Sophie; You, JeongAe; Clark, Betsy – Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, 2004
The purpose of this study was to identify the dominant instructional interaction patterns of expert golf instructors. Instructors (N = 22) were selected by the Ladies Professional Golf Association (LPGA) Teaching based on the following criteria: (a) 10 or more years of golf teaching experience, (b) LPGA certification, (c) awards received for the…
Descriptors: Athletics, Athletic Coaches, Teaching Experience, Females
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Hasbrook, Cynthia A.; And Others – Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, 1990
Presents data from state and national surveys of male and female interscholastic coaches which investigated the validity of two stereotypical beliefs: female coaches are less qualified and have more family-related time constraints. Findings indicate that females are often more qualified, and that males experience frequent family-related time…
Descriptors: Athletic Coaches, Employment Opportunities, Equal Opportunities (Jobs), Extramural Athletics