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NASSM Conference Abstract Archive: NASSM 2014

NASSM 2014
Communication
Canadian Interuniversity Sport: Survey of Athlete Experiences and Use of Social Media
Gashaw Abeza, University of Ottawa; Nadege Levallet, Queen’s University; Norm O’Reilly, University of Ottawa; Benoit Seguin, University of Ottawa; Mark Dottori, University of Ottawa; Michael Naraine, University of Ottawa
Competitive Sponsorship Clutter: Measuring Interferences on Attitude
Benjamin Boeuf, HEC Montreal; François A. Carrillat, HEC Montreal; Alain d'Astous, HEC Montreal
Social Media and the Pressures of Elite High School Basketball Recruiting: A Case Study
Joshua Bowles, University of Tennessee; Cheryl Rode, University of Tennessee; Robin Hardin, University of Tennessee (Advisor)
To the Left or to the Right: An Examination of the NFL Team Logo Orientation and Brand Personality Perceptions from Non-identified International Sport Consumers
Wen-hao Chou, University of Houston; Michael Cottingham, University of Houston (Advisor); Chih-Yung Wang, Ming Chuan University
Understanding NCAA Division I Football Coaches’ Use of Twitter: A Content Analysis of Coach Tweets
Lawrence Hanks, Indiana University; Galen Clavio, Indiana University (Advisor); Gary Sailes, Indiana University (Advisor)
America’s New Pastime: How Baseball Teams are Integrating Instagram into their Social Media Efforts
Kevin Hull, University of Florida; Annelie Schmittel, University of Florida
A New Marketing Outlet of Professional Sport Franchises: A Study of Smartphone Application Usage Patterns in Professional Sports Clubs
Hansol Hwang, Indiana University; Claudia Kozman, Indiana University; Galen Clavio, Indiana University (Advisor); Patrick Walsh, Indiana University (Advisor); L.H. Major, Indiana University (Advisor)
How Sport Organizations Should Handle Crises: An Image Repair Strategy on the Situation of an Athletic Celebrity Scandal
Geumchan Hwang, University of Minnesota; Kyu-soo Chung, Winston-Salem State University; Lisa Kihl, University of Minnesota (Advisor)
The Roles of Athlete Endorsers in Match-Up Hypothesis Based on Physical Attractiveness and Expertise Factors: The Moderating Role of Involvement
Jakeun Koo, University of Massachusetts, Amherst; Younghan Lee, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
Local and National Media Framing of a Canadian Cycling Icon
Cory Kulczycki, University of Regina; Andrew Spiers, Brock University
The Effect of Twitter on Sports Fans’ Information Processing: The controversial Referee’s Call at the 2012 London Olympic Games
Minkyo Lee, Indiana University; Julius Hanks, Indidana University; Jin Park, University of Lousivile; Ju Young Lee, Indiana University; Galen Clavio, Indiana University (Advisor); Gary Sailes, Indiana University (Advisor)
Mega-Events in New Democracies: Public Perception of Benefits Associated with the 2013 EuroBasket for Men
Simon Licen, Washington State University; Renata Slabe-Erker, Institute for Economic Research, Ljubljana, Slovenia; Amy Cole, Washington State University
Sports-Talk Radio in the Digital Age: A Case Study of Tim & Sid on Sportsnet 590 The Fan
Michael Naraine, University of Ottawa; Milena Parent, University of Ottawa (Advisor)
Spirit in ‘Motion’: An Exploration of NBC’s Broadcast Coverage of the 2012 Paralympic Games
Joshua Pate, James Madison University; Timothy Mirabito, Marist College
Negative Publicity of Athlete Endorsers and Spillover Effects: The Moderating Role of Consumer Expertise
Shintaro Sato, University of Florida; Yong Jae Ko, University of Florida (Advisor); Chanmin Park, University of Florida
Self-Representation of Female Athletes: A Content Analysis of Athlete Avatars
Megan Shreffler, University of Louisville; Meg Hancock, University of Louisville
A Qualitative Analysis on the Features of National Football League Official Pinterest Accounts
Chase M. L. Smith, Indiana University; Ryan Vooris, Indiana University; Galen Clavio, Indiana University (Advisor); Gary Sailes, Indiana University (Advisor)
From the Driver's Seat: Fan Expectations of IndyCar Driver Twitter Usage
Ryan Vooris, Indiana University; Ju Young Lee, Indiana University; Galen Clavio, Indiana University (Advisor)
The Relationship Between Attendance at Major League Baseball Games and Social Media Use
Nicholas Watanabe, University of Missouri; Grace Yan, University of Missouri
Fitness Communication: An Examination of Fitness Messages on Twitter
Benjamin Wright, Indiana University; Galen Clavio, Indiana University (Advisor); Antonio Williams, Indiana University (Advisor)
Gender Differences in the Motivations and Constraints of Sport Twitter Participants
Juha Yoon, Indiana University; Chase M. L. Smith, Indiana University; Galen Clavio, Indiana University (Advisor); Paul M. Pedersen, Indiana University (Advisor)
Collegiate Sport Fans Allegiance: The Mediating Effects of Twitter Usage
Sukjoon Yoon, Texas A&M University; Sheila Backman, Clemson University (Advisor); James Petrick, Texas A&M University (Advisor); Bryan Denham, Clemson University; Jimmy Sanderson, Clemson University; Gregory Ramshaw, Clemson University
Sports Consumer Response to Negative Publicity: The Moderating Effect of Publicity Type and Commitment Level
Xiaochen Zhou, University of Michigan; Dae Hee Kwak, University of Michigan (Advisor)
Diversity
Girls and Sport Participation: Dealing with Matters of Sexism by Adopting Athletic Gender Equity Policies
Emeka Anaza, James Madison University; Jacqueline McDowell, University of Illinois (Advisor)
The Effects of Gender and Race on Perceptions of Quality, Trustworthiness, and Expertise of Sport Journalists
A'naja Bass, California State University, East Bay; Beth Cianfrone, Georgia State University
Examining the Mentoring Relationships of Women Working in Intercollegiate Athletic Administration
Glenna Bower, University of Southern Indiana; Heidi Grappendorf, University of Cincinnati
Career Trajectory of Ethnic Minority Males to the Division I Director of Athletics Position
Dallas D. Branch, Jr. , West Virginia University (Advisor); Patrick O. Hairston, University at Albany, State University of New York
Writing Manuscripts for Publication: A Professional Development Workshop for Diversity Researchers Sponsored by the NASSM Diversity Committee
Akilah Carter-Francique, Texas A&M University; Adam Love, Mississippi State University; Nefertiti Walker, University of Massachusetts, Amherst; Nicholas Watanabe, University of Missouri
The Impact of Disability and the Supercrip Image on Perceptions of Inspiration in Sport: A qualitative Focus Group Study
Michael Cottingham, University of Houston; Sheryl Chatfield, University of Mississippi; Fernanda Velasco, University of Houston; Brianna Florida, University of Houston
Growing the Football Game: The Increasing Economic and Social Relevance of Older Fans and those with Disabilities in the European Football Industry
John Grady, University of South Carolina; Juan Luis Paramio Salcines, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid; Tim Breitbarth, Bournemouth University; Phil Downs, Manchester United FC
Men and Women in College Athletic Administration: Career Callings or Career Compromise
Meg Hancock, University of Louisville; Mary Hums, University of Louisville; Alicia Cintron, University of Louisville
Inclusion of Athletes with Disabilities in Sport: New Guidance and New Opportunities
Mary Hums, University of Louisville; Anita M. Moorman, University of Louisville; Eli Wolff, University of Illinois
The Importance of Social Support in Encouraging Physical Activity Among International Student Populations
Bo Soo Kim, Texas A&M University; Andrew Pickett, Texas A&M University; George B. Cunningham, Texas A&M University (Advisor)
Insta-Equality? An Exploration of Female Athlete Self-Presentation on Instagram
Katie Lebel, St. John's University; Alanna Harman, Lock Haven University
The Influence of Signaling, Organizational Reputation, and Applicant Race on Attraction to Sport Organizations
Woojun Lee, Texas A&M University; George B. Cunningham, Texas A&M University (Advisor)
Examining the Effectiveness of Ally Training Among Sport Employees
Nicole Melton, Texas Tech University; Mike Bryant, University of Washington
\That Whole Baby Thing\: Constraints to Millennial Generation Female Assistant Coaches
Erin Morris, University of Illinois; Skye Arthur-Banning, Clemson University (Advisor); Jacqueline McDowell, University of Illinois (Advisor)
This is “Ladies Night”: A Case Study of a Grassroots Golf Program for Black Females
Anthony Rosselli, Texas A&M University; John N. Singer, Texas A&M University (Advisor)
The \Token\ Woman? Assessing the Relationships Between Stigma, Workplace Incivility, and Organizational Outcomes Among Senior Woman Administrators
Melanie Sartore-Baldwin, East Carolina University; Nefertiti Walker, University of Massachusetts, Amherst; Janelle Wells, Florida State University
Economics
The Beckham Effect: David Beckham's Impact on Major League Soccer, 2007-2012
Timothy DeSchriver, University of Delaware; Daniel Rascher, University of San Francisco; Stephen Shapiro, Old Dominion University
Comparing the Private Consumption Benefits Derived from the College Football Game Experience by Level of Involvement
Anthony Dixon, Troy University; Gi-Yong Koo, Troy University; Harriet Dixon, Troy University; Junmo Sung, University of Arkansas
The Role of Candidate Availability in Involuntary Dismissals
Jeremy Foreman, Louisiana State University; Brian Soebbing, Louisiana State University (Advisor)
The Effect of Off-Field Behavior on NFL Player Wages
Brad Humphreys, West Virginia University; Robert Simmons, Lancaster University; Brian Soebbing, Louisiana State University
Time Series Analysis of NCAA Basketball Competitive Balance: Institutional Changes, Integration, and the NBA’s Policy Impacts
Brian Mills, University of Florida; Steven Salaga, Florida Institute of Technology; Matthew Juravich, University of Akron
Age of Entry into the Labor Market and Career Success: The Case of National Football League
Logan Moore, The College at Brockport State University of New York; James Rezucha, The College at Brockport State University of New York; Jun Woo Kim, The College at Brockport State University of New York (Advisor); Robert Schneider, The College at Brockport State University of New York (Advisor)
Scoring Margin and Variation in the Effect on Demand Across Winning, Losing and Neutral Markets
Ho Jun Sung, University of Illinois; Scott Tainsky, University of Illinois; Jie Xu, University of Illinois
Moneyball Revisited: Evidence from the German Bundesliga
Daniel Weimar, University of Duisburg-Essen; Pamela Wicker, German Sport University Cologne; Joachim Prinz, University of Duisburg-Essen
Geographical Distance and Domestic Support for Mega-Events: Empirical Evidence from the 2016 Olympic Games
Daniel Weimar, University of Duisburg-Essen; Claudio Rocha, University of Sao Paulo
Local Team Playoff Prospects and Out-of-Market Television Viewership in the NFL
Jie Xu, University of Illinois; Scott Tainsky, University of Illinois; Brian Mills, University of Florida; Steven Salaga, Florida Institute of Technology
Ethics
Finance
Sport Sentiment and Inverstor Trading Behavior: Evidence from Korean Professional Baseball Matches
Young Han Kim, Nanyang Business School, Nanyang Technological University; Do Young Pyun, National Institute of Education, Nanyang Technological University; Ji Eun Lee, Economic Research Institute, The Bank of Korea
The Financial Value of Winning in PGA Tours: An Examination of Stock Market Response to Sponsored Golfer’s Performance
Minyong Lee, North Carolina A&T State University; Seok Pyo Hong, Kangwon National University; Howon Jeong, Kyungpook National University; Joon Young Han, Yeungnam University; Jongback Kim, Dong-Eui University
Voters and Stadiums: An Initial Test of the Sport Referendums Model
Michael Mondello, University of South Florida; Timothy Kellison, University of Florida
Propensity to Give: An Analysis of the Giving Potential of Current Students to Athletic Departments
Ngoc T. Vo, University of Missouri; Charles Brunette, University of Missouri; Nicholas Watanabe, University of Missouri (Advisor)
Integrating the Community Level into Hierarchical Models for Club Resources
Pamela Wicker, German Sport University Cologne; Christoph Breuer, German Sport University Cologne
Governance
Lessons Learned from a Legacy of Losing: A Study of Serial Failed Olympic Bids
Bradley Baker, Temple University; Daniel Funk, Temple University (Advisor)
Athlete Involvement in the Governance of National Sport Federations
Bogdan Ciomaga, Brock University; Lucie Thibault, Brock University (Advisor); Lisa Kihl, University of Minnesota
Under New Governance? Examining the Role of Canadian Sport for Life in Sport Policy and Governance
Mathew Dowling, University of Alberta; Marvin Washington, University of Alberta (Advisor)
Social Construction of the Sport-Gambling Relationship: A Case Study of Bill C-290
Jimmy El-Turk, University of Windsor; Victoria Paraschak, University of Windsor (Advisor); Jules Woolf, University of Windsor (Advisor)
Eliminating Varsity Sports at a Division III Institution: An Evaluation of Process
Rhema Fuller, Alfred State College; Cliff McPeak, Alfred State College; Karla Back, Alfred State College
Emerging Trends in Corruption in Sport: Implications for Sport Management
Samantha Gorse, Centre for the International Business of Sport, Coventry University; Simon Chadwick, Centre for the International Business of Sport, Coventry University (Advisor); Terri Byers, Centre for the International Business of Sport, Coventry University (Advisor)
Olympic Games Legacy Accountability and Governance
Becca Leopkey, The University of Georgia; Milena Parent, University of Ottawa (Advisor)
Sport and Recreation: Bridging the Gap for a more Inclusive Sport Development Model
Brianna Newland, University of Delaware; Pamm Phillips, Deakin University
Neutrality of Intent, Economic Welfare, Legacies, and Support for the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil
Claudio Rocha, University of Sao Paulo; Packianathan Chelladurai, Troy University
Evaluation of an NCAA Sponsored Online Support Group for Career-Ending Injured Collegiate Athletes Transitioning Out of Sports
Kaitlin Rohrs, Bowling Green State University; C. J. O'Leary, Bowling Green State University; Casey Daulbaugh, Bowling Green State University; Amanda Paule-Koba, Bowling Green State University (Advisor); Brian McCullough, Bowling Green State University (Advisor)
Exploring the Utility of Collaborative Governance
David Shilbury, Deakin University; Lesley Ferkins, Unitec Institute of Technology
Corporate Recruiter Perspectives on the Value of Intercollegiate Athletic Participation
Erianne Weight, The University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill; Peter Chalfin, The University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
Over 100 Years of Intercollegiate Athletics Reform: Has Anything Changed?
Erica Zonder, Adrian College; Keith Christy, Adrian College
Legal Aspects
Tough Mudder or Sheer Madness: An Analysis of Extreme Race Legislation in the United States
Robin Ammon, University of South Dakota; Todd Seidler, University of New Mexico
The Unpaid Intern: Do they have any Legal Rights?
Mark Dodds, State University of New York, Cortland; Kristi Schoepfer, Winthrop University
Review of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and its Impact on the Olympic Games
Mark Dodds, State University of New York, Cortland; Teressa Scassa, University of Ottawa; Lin Xianpeng, Beijing Sport University
An Examination of College Athletes' Publicity Rights in the 21st Century
John Grady, University of South Carolina; Anita M. Moorman, University of Louisville
Golf-Related Injuries: Court Decisions and Implications for Venue Managers
Kyongmin Lee, University of New Mexico; Luke Lunhua Mao, University of New Mexico (Advisor); David K. Scott, University of New Mexico (Advisor); Yongseek Kim, New Mexico Highlands University (Advisor); Todd Seidler, University of New Mexico (Advisor)
Management/Leadership
Determinants of Sustained Volunteerism in Sport Organizations in Hong Kong
Chris Auld, Griffith University; Joanna Cheung, Vocational Training Council, Hong Kong; Duncan Macfarlane, University of Hong Kong
Sport Management Interns' Competencies and Learning
Stephen Baines, London Metropolitan University
Athletic Conference Switching and Universities’ Academic Reputations
Brandon Brunner, Miami University; Rhett Brymer, Miami University; Curtis Wesley, Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis
Stakeholders’ Perceptions of Perceived Risk and Awareness of Event Safety and Venue Security: The Impact of the Boston Marathon Bombing
Thomas Cieslak, Eastern Michigan University; Stacey Hall, National Center for Spectator Sports Safety & Security
Creating Shared Value in Professional Sport: An International Investigation of Corporate Social Responsibility
Sarah Cobourn, University of Technology Sydney; Stephen Frawley, University of Technology Sydney (Advisor)
From Homeless Soccer Participant to Cause Champion: A Narrative Inquiry of a Social Entrepreneur
Adam Cohen, Texas Tech University; Jon Welty Peachey, University of Illinois (Advisor)
Examining the Influence of Ethical and Authentic Leadership Behaviors of NCAA Division-I Athletic Directors
Ray Cotrufo, University of Connecticut; Laura Burton, University of Connecticut (Advisor)
A Conceptual Model Integrating IMOI, Servant Leadership, and Team Charter of Ethics for Sport Organizations
Zack Damon, Texas A&M University; Jon Welty Peachey, University of Illinois (Advisor)
The Perceived Organizational Support of Minor Hockey Officials
Shawn Eckford, Brock University & The Centre for Sport Capacity; Julie Stevens, Brock University & The Centre for Sport Capacity (Advisor)
The Status of International Student-Athletes in Canadian Intercollegiate Sport
Daniel Grbac, Western University; Karen Danylchuk, Western University (Advisor)
Escalation of Commitment in United States Collegiate Athletic Departments: An Investigation of Social and Structural Determinants of Commitment
Michael Hutchinson, The University of Memphis; Calvin Nite, Texas Tech University; Adrien Bouchet, University of Tulsa
The Influence of CSR in College Sports on Local Fan’s Patronage Intentions
Geumchan Hwang, University of Minnesota; Lisa Kihl, University of Minnesota (Advisor)
Authenticity and Corporate Social Responsibility Programs: Development of a Valid and Reliable Measurement Instrument
Soyoung Joo, University of Massachusetts, Amherst; Janet Fink, University of Massachusetts Amherst (Advisor); Galen Trail, Seattle University (Advisor)
Sport Event Volunteers and Impact on Sense of Community
Shannon Kerwin, Brock University; Stacy Warner, East Carolina University; Matthew Walker, Texas A&M University; Julie Stevens, Brock University
Impact of Relationship Quality on Donor Loyalty: A Case of Professional Sport-Related Charitable Nonprofit Organizations
Minhong Kim, The University of Georgia; James J. Zhang, The University of Georgia (Advisor)
Development of Community Network through Community Sport Events: Social Network Analysis of Parents in Youth Sport Leagues
Amy Kim, Florida State University; Simon Brandon-Lai, Florida State University; Joshua Newman, Florida State University; Jason Pappas, Florida State University; Woong Kwon, Hanyang University
Moving Beyond Passion: Investigating the Motivations of Professional Female Athletes as League Employees
Jami Lobpries, Texas A&M University; Courtney Hodge, Texas A&M University; Adam Cohen, Texas Tech University (Advisor); Gregg Bennett, Texas A&M University (Advisor)
Structuring and Delivering Strategic Philanthropy: The Case of a National Hockey League Franchise
Michael Mondello, University of South Florida; Kathy Babiak, University of Michigan; Jeff Turner, University of Michigan; Jennifer Zdroik, University of Michigan
Looking Back at London 2012: Recruitment and Training of Games Makers
Olesya Nedvetskaya, University of Glasgow, UK
Profiling Ethical Leaders in Intercollegiate Athletics: Perspectives of Athletic Administrators
Calvin Nite, Texas Tech University; Trevor Bopp, University of Florida; Christopher Powell, Texas Tech University
Internship Characteristics and Critical Events: A Structural Model of Vocational Turnover Intention as a Result of the Internship Experience
Michael Odio, University of Houston; Michael Sagas, University of Florida; Shannon Kerwin, Brock University
Strange Bedfellows: An Examination of Sustainability Department and Athletics Department Collaboration Regarding Environmental Issues
Michael Pfahl, Ohio University; Jonathan Casper, North Carolina State University; Sylvia Trendafilova, University of Tennessee; Brian McCullough, Bowling Green State University; Sheila Nguyen, Deakin University
Knowledge Management Processes in National and Provincial Multi-Sport Events in Canada
Jessie Schenk, University of Ottawa; Milena Parent, University of Ottawa (Advisor)
A Framework for Understanding which Factors Predict Positive APR Scores at NCAA Division I Institutions
Sarah Stokowski, Eastern Illinois University; Stephen Dittmore, University of Arkansas; Gregory Stine, University of Arkansas
Called to Serve: Exploring Servant Leadership in the Context of Sport-For-Development
Janelle Wells, Florida State University; Jon Welty Peachey, University of Illinois
Marketing
Managing Brand Image via Twitter: A Study of Professional Athletes’ Impression Management (IM) Behavior
Kwame Agyemang, Louisiana State University; Antonio Williams, Indiana University
Athlete Scandals as Consumers’ Identity Threats: The Moderating Roles of Self-Brand Connection and Self-Construal
Akiko Arai, Univresity of Florida; Yong Jae Ko, University of Florida (Advisor); Akira Asada, University of Florida
Exploring Year-to-Year Attendance Behavior and Sport Brand Double Jeopardy
Bradley Baker, Temple University; Heath McDonald, Swinburne University of Technology; Daniel Funk, Temple University (Advisor)
If You Build It, They Will Come: Motivating Factors Impacting Prospective Students’ College Selection
Justin Barnes, University of Idaho; Yong-Chae Rhee, Washington State University; Tammy Crawford, Washington State University
Students’ Reasons for Supporting a Move from FCS to FBS
Christopher Barnhill, Georgia Southern University; Mauro Palmero, East Tennessee State University
Sport Brand Equity and its Consequences: The Moderating Role of Fan Club Membership
Rui Biscaia, Universidade de Lisboa; Universidade Europeia; Stephen Ross, University of Minnesota; Masayuki Yoshida, Biwako Seiki Sport College; Abel Correia, Universidade de Lisboa; António Rosado, Universidade de Lisboa
Examining Identification to Play Flag Football and Consumption of American Football Among Participants in Mexico
Gonzalo Bravo, West Virginia University; Cindy Lee, West Virginia University; Vanessa García-González, Universidade de Évora, Portugal
Facebook Likes as Endorsements: The Impact of Likes on Sport Brand Image and Purchase Intention
Natasha T. Brison, The University of Georgia; Kevin K. Byon, The University of Georgia (Advisor); Thomas A. Baker, The University of Georgia (Advisor)
Advertising Baseball to African Americans: Examining Perceived Match-Up Effects with the Theory of Reasoned Action
Brandon Brown, University of Tampa; Gregg Bennett, Texas A&M University; Joseph Pederson, Texas A&M University
Sportscape Revisited: The Effect of Arena Renovation on the Customer Satisfaction of National Basketball Association Development League (NBADL) Spectators
Eric Brownlee, Gannon University; Bruce Kibler, Gannon University; Michael Martin, Gannon University; Seungbum Lee, University of Akron
How Sponsors, Sponsees and Consumers Imagine an “Ideal” Sponsorship Activation? Concrete Responses with the Case of the French Soccer Federation
Nicolas Chanavat, University Paris South; Christopher Hautbois, University Paris South; Michel Desbordes, University Paris South
The Effect of Sport Team Performance and Social Responsibility Perception on Fans' Pride and Loyalty
Jaewon Chang, University of Florida; Joon Ho Kang, Seoul National University (Advisor); Yong Jae Ko, University of Florida (Advisor); Kitak Kim, Paichai University
Identifying Segments of Korean Fitness Club Members through Brand Associations
Wanyong Choi, Indiana University; Daeyeon Kim, Indiana University Bloomington; Antonio Williams, Indiana University (Advisor)
Antecedents and Consequences of Third Party Gratitude: A Case of Sport Sponsorship
Nayoung Choo, Pusan National University; Songhyun Cho, Pusan National University (Advisor); Hyeongil Jang, Pusan National University
Examining the Antecedents of Writing Electronic Word-of-Mouth (EWOM) Among Golf Product Consumer
Jinwook Chung, Grand View University; Namhun Lim, Indiana University; Choonghoon Lim, Indiana University; Wooyoung Lee, University of Central Missouri
Understanding Participants of Ethnic Sport Events: The Role of Ethnic Identity and Organizational Commitment in Ethnic Group’s Sport Participation
Kyu-soo Chung, Winston-Salem State University; Clay Harshaw, Winston-Salem State University; So Youn Lim, The University of Texas; Matt Bowers, The University of Texas (Advisor)
A Happy Marriage? The Honeymoon Effect and the New Wave of Sport Facility Construction
Colin Cork, Mississippi State University; Adam Pfleegor, Mississippi State University (Advisor); Alan Morse, Mississippi State University (Advisor)
Sport Event Website Quality: The Case of the Rotorua Marathon
Billy Crayford, Athletics New Zealand; Carl Jackson, Athletics New Zealand; Michael Naylor, Auckland University of Technology; David P. Hedlund, St. John's University
Tennis Brands (Mostly) Getting It Right: Advertising To Females And Males In A Crowded Marketplace
Jacquelyn Cuneen, Bowling Green State University; Terrance Thomas, Akron RubberDucks
#Sponsoring the #FrenchOpen: An Examination of Social Media and Sport Sponsorship
Elizabeth Delia, Florida State University; Cole Armstrong, Florida State University; Jeffrey James, Florida State University (Advisor)
Antecedent Configurations of the Sport Fashion Consumption Involvement
Yun Dung, Asia University, Taiwan; Nguyen Phan Thao Nguyen, Asia University, Taiwan; Li-Shiue Gau, Asia University, Taiwan (Advisor)
Developing and Validating a Scale to Measure Sport Team eFANgelism (TM)
Brendan Dwyer, Virginia Commonwealth University; Gregory Greenhalgh, Virginia Commonwealth University; Carrie LeCrom, Virginia Commonwealth University
I am Bolder: An Examination of Road Race Participant Loyalty
Andrea N. Eagleman, Massey University; Nancy Lough, University of Nevada Las Vegas; Jennifer Pharr, University of Nevada Las Vegas
The Impact of Team Outcomes, Brand Connection, and Game Attendance on the Corporate Image of a Stadium Naming Rights Sponsor
Terry Eddy, St. John's University; Brendan Dwyer, Virginia Commonwealth University
Factors Influencing Adoption Decisions by High School Sports Programs of a Simple Method to Screen for Sport-Related Concussion: A Pilot Study
Michael Geirland, Notre Dame High School; Spencer Cavanaugh, Loyola High School ; John Geirland, University of California, Los Angeles (Advisor)
I am Different when I Belong: Team Identification in Seeking Optimal Psychological Distinctiveness
Michael M. Goldman, University of San Francisco and University of Pretoria; Simon Chadwick, Coventry University (Advisor); Daniel Funk, Temple University and Griffith University (Advisor); Albert Wocke, University of Pretoria (Advisor)
What can Green do for you? Examining the Impact of Societal Orientation on the Hearts and Minds of Fans
Brian Gordon, University of Wisconsin-La Crosse; Jordan Bass, The University of Kansas
Sport Consumers in a ‘Smart Sport’ (SS) Age: Smartphone and Sport
Jae-Pil Ha, University of Arkansas, Little Rock; Yukyoum Kim, Florida State University; Sun J. Kang, University of Louisville; Seong-Hee Park, Hankuk University of Foreign Studies
Service Quality for a Mobile Sport Website: Development and Psychometric Evaluation of a Scale
Jae-Pil Ha, University of Arkansas, Little Rock; Jinwook Chung, Grand View University; Wooyoung Lee, University of Central Missouri
Branding on Tour: Examining the Evolution, Maintenance, and Life-Cycle of Personal Branding and Endorsements
Courtney Hodge, Texas A&M University; Brandon Brown, University of Tampa; Matthew Walker, Texas A&M University (Advisor); Gregg Bennett, Texas A&M University (Advisor)
Cause-Related Sport Sponsorship as an Internal Marketing Strategy: Roles of Involvement and Motives
Yuhei Inoue, The University of Memphis; Cody Havard, The University of Memphis; Richard Irwin, The University of Memphis
The Effect of Team Reputation on Fan Loyalty Formation
Wonseok Jang, University of Florida; Sylvia Chan-Olmsted, University of Florida; Yong Jae Ko, University of Florida (Advisor)
Understanding the Determinants of Participant’s Registration Lead Time in Mass Participant Sport Events
Wonsok Jee, Temple University; Seul Ki Lee, Temple University (Advisor); Daniel Funk, Temple University (Advisor)
Assessing the Impact of Second Screen Activity During Television Broadcasts on Sponsor Brand Awareness
Jonathan A. Jensen, The Ohio State University; Patrick Walsh, Indiana University; Joe B. Cobbs, Northern Kentucky University; Brian A. Turner, The Ohio State University (Advisor)
BIRGing 40 Years Later: A Replication of Cialdini’s Seminal Study
Jonathan A. Jensen, The Ohio State University; Brian A. Turner, The Ohio State University; T. Christopher Greenwell, University of Louisville; Chad D. McEvoy, Syracuse University; Patrick Walsh, Indiana University
Explicit and Implicit Solutions for Measuring Racial Variables: Consumer Attitudes Toward Athlete-Spokespersons in South Korea
Howon Jeong, Kyungpook National University; Sungho Cho, Bowling Green State University; Minyong Lee, North Carolina A&T State University; Endarman Saputra, Jambi University
A Comparison of Service Quality Expectations: Free vs. Cost Event
Charles Jones, The University of Georgia; Todd Hall, Jacksonville University
Recognizing Rivals: Developing Oppositional Brand Loyalty in Division III Sport Fans
Matthew Katz, The University of Texas; Adam Pfleegor, Mississippi State University; Bob Heere, University of South Carolina (Advisor)
The Role of Flow in Sponsorship Effectiveness
Jeeyoon Kim, Florida State University; Joon Ho Kang, Seoul National University; Yukyoum Kim, Florida State University (Advisor)
What Children Love About Athletes: An Assessment of Athlete Brand Associations in Youth Sport Consumers
Daeyeon Kim, Indiana University; Wanyong Choi, Indiana University; Antonio Williams, Indiana University (Advisor); Patrick Walsh, Indiana University (Advisor)
Sponsorship Management from a Business Network Perspective: Social Network Analysis of Sponsoring Partners in the National Basketball Association
Amy Kim, Florida State University; Yukyoum Kim, Florida State University; Marshall Magnusen, Baylor University
The Primary Motives for Giving to Intercollegiate Athletics: A Case of NCAA Division II University
Yongjae Kim, Kutztown University of Pennsylvania; Soojin Kim, Kutztown University of Pennsylvania; Yong Jae Ko, University of Florida (Advisor)
Sport League Website: An Effective Marketing Communication Tool for Corporate Sponsors
Doyeop Kim, The University of Southern Mississippi; Matthew Walker, Texas A&M University (Advisor); Jun Heo, The University of Southern Mississippi (Advisor); Jaeman Son, The University of Southern Mississippi
“Olympic Sponsor-Event Fit” Perceptions Among Onsite Olympic Games Spectators: The Case of the 2012 London Olympic Games
Ari Kim, University of Florida; Kyriaki Kaplanidou, University of Florida (Advisor)
Examining Collegiate Football Fans’ Response to On-Site Sponsorship Activation
Ari Kim, University of Florida; Kyriaki Kaplanidou, University of Florida (Advisor); Gerald Fritz, University of Florida
Service Quality, Perceived Value, Satisfaction, and Intention for Word-of-Mouth (WOM) Among Spectators in Motor Boat Racing
MinKil Kim, Troy Univeristy; Don Lee, Ball State University; Suk-Kyu Kim, Hanyang University; Linda Schoenstedt, Xavier University
Finding Flow in Sport
Jeeyoon Kim, Florida State University; Yukyoum Kim, Florida State University (Advisor); Daehwan Kim, Florida State University
Consumer Attitude Toward Corporate Sponsors: A Comparison Between Professional vs. Amateur Sport Event Sponsorship
Yong Jae Ko, University of Florida; Yonghwan Chang, University of Florida; Chanmin Park, University of Florida; Songhyun Cho, Pusan University
Effects of Constraints on Student Attendance in College Football
Gi-Yong Koo, Troy University; Robin Hardin, University of Tennessee; Sunyoong Kim, University of Arkansas
Team-Consumer Responses to League Development Actions
Thilo Kunkel, Temple University; Daniel Lock, Griffith University
Does the Living Room Become the Fantasy Front Office? A Cognitive Evaluation of the Consumption Habits of Fantasy Sport Users
Benjamin Larkin, University of Massachusetts, Amherst; Janet Fink, University of Massachusetts, Amherst (Advisor); Galen Trail, Seattle University (Advisor)
Influences of Athlete’s Transgression in Endorsement Context: Effects of Transgression Type and Functional Fit
Joon Sung Lee, University of Michigan; Dae Hee Kwak, University of Michigan (Advisor)
The Segmenting Fans Based on where they Sit: The Moderating Impact of Seat Location on the Relationship among Team Identification, Corporate Identification and Purchase Intention
Myungwoo Lee, Florida State University; Seung-Ho Shin, Kookmin University; Yukyoum Kim, Florida State University (Advisor)
Examining the Role of Team Identification to Predict Team Related Goal-Directed Behaviors
Mi Ae Lee, Temple University; James Du, Temple University; Jason Doyle, Griffith University; Daniel Funk, Temple University (Advisor)
Celebrity Athletes: Transgressions, Philanthropy, and the Moderating Role of Activity Type and Athlete-Cause Fit
Joon Sung Lee, University of Michigan; Kathy Babiak, University of Michigan
Qualitative Analysis of Consumer Brand Associations for Sports Brands: Cross-Cultural Comparison
Donghun Lee, Ball State University; Minkil Kim, Troy University; Chelsie Krill, Ball State University
The Relationships Between Quality of the Sporting Contest, Entertainment Value, E-Satisfaction and Continued Usage of the Website
Nicolas Lorgnier, Canisius College; Shawn O'Rourke, Canisius College; Che-Jen Su, Fu Jen Catholic University
Consumer Preferences for Sponsorship Activation: A Second Screen Analysis
Mark Lyberger, Kent State University; Larry McCarthy, Seton Hall University
Building a Sport Club Brand Following a Franchise Failure: Third and Long
Eric MacIntosh, University of Ottawa; Elise Desjardins, University of Ottawa; Benoit Seguin, University of Ottawa; Norm O'Reilly, University of Ottawa
Winless for Wiggins: An Empirical Test of Delayed Vicarious Achievement
Michael Mudrick, University of Connecticut; Janet Fink, University of Massachusetts (Advisor); Laura Burton, University of Connecticut (Advisor)
Fan Motivation in Losing Teams: Who Keeps Coming Back?
Margaret Onstad, Washington State University; Yong-chae Rhee, Washington State University (Advisor)
Pricing Tactics Used by Professional & Intercollegiate Sport Organizations
Jason Reese, Stephen F. Austin University ; Lacole McPherson, University of Minnesota Crookston
“Nobody Beats Our Price”: Examining Current Pricing Theory and Strategy within the Sport Industry
Jason Reese, Stephen F. Austin State University ; Stephen Shapiro, Old Dominion University; Joris Drayer, Temple University; Daniel Rascher, University of San Francisco; Jim Alexander, Pittsburgh Pirates; Timothy DeSchriver, University of Deleware
An Interdisciplinary Conceptualization of Hierarchical Leisure Constraint Theory, Constraint Negotiation, and Endorsement
Gregg Rich, The University of Georgia; Kevin K. Byon, The University of Georgia; Billy J. Hawkins, The University of Georgia
Examining the Factors Impacting Attendance in Minor League Baseball: An Analysis of the Midwest League
Adam Riplinger, Northern Illnois University; Anthony Sirianni, Northern Illnois University; Steven Howell, Northern Illnois University (Advisor)
More is Better? The Moderating Role of Behavioral Involvement in Promoting Well-being
Mikihiro Sato, Temple University; Jeremy Jordan, Temple University (Advisor); Daniel Funk, Temple University (Advisor)
A Brave New World: Creating Strategic Sponsorships in Brazil
Kevin Snyder, Southern New Hampshire University; Fernando Fleury, Nove de Julho University; Marcos Cardoso, Sao Paulo University
Empirical Examination of the Sport Brand Love Model in Professional Sports
Alyssa L. Tavormina, Kennesaw State University; Kevin K. Byon, The University of Georgia; Thomas A. Baker, The University of Georgia
A Qualitative Examination of Social Media Use by the Four Grand Slam Tennis Events
Ashleigh-Jane Thompson, Massey University; Andrew J. Martin, Massey University (Advisor); Sarah Gee, Massey University (Advisor); Andrea N. Eagleman, Massey University (Advisor)
Visualizing Rivalry Intensity: A Social Network Analysis of Fan Perceptions
B. David Tyler, Western Carolina University; Joe B. Cobbs, Northern Kentucky University
Effects of Construal Level Theory on Price Sensitivity and Perceived Value of Branded Products
Lane Wakefield, Texas A&M University; Gregg Bennett, Texas A&M University (Advisor); Jason Reese, Stephen F. Austin University (Advisor)
Understanding the Effects of Sponsorship Disclosure on Television Consumers as a Function of Visual Attention: An Eye Tracking Technological Method
David W. Walsh, The University of Texas; Kyung-un Kim, The University of Texas; Matt Bowers, The University of Texas (Advisor)
Applying Sport Brand Equity to College Athletes
Antonio Williams, Indiana University; Kwame Agyemang, Louisiana State University
Influence of Sport Fan Emotions on Sport Consumption Behavior
Brian Yim, The University of Georgia; Kevin K. Byon, The University of Georgia (Advisor); Thomas A. Baker, The University of Georgia (Advisor)
A Cross-Cultural Study of the Extended TAM for Online Purchase Intentions of Sport Products
Jinhee Yoo, University of Minnesota; Seok Pyo Hong, Kangwon National University
Beyond Behavioral Intentions: A Longitudinal Analysis of the Antecedents of Behavioral Loyalty in Spectator Sport
Masayuki Yoshida, Biwako Seikei Sport College; Bob Heere, University of South Carolina; Brian Gordon, University of Wisconsin-La Crosse
The Classification of Service Attributes in Terms of Asymmetric Influences on Overall Spectator Satisfaction of Sporting Event
Huizhen You, Shanghai University of Sport; Shurui Chen, Shanghai University of Sport
Analyzing Sponsorship Effectiveness in Sport: A Cross-National Study
Noni Zaharia, University of Northern Colorado; Kurt C. Mayer Jr., University of Northern Colorado; Eric Hungenberg, University of Northern Colorado; Dianna P. Gray, University of Northern Colorado (Advisor); David K. Stotlar, University of Northern Colorado (Advisor)
Organizational Theory/Culture
A Lasting Impact? The MLB All-Star Game and its Impact on Psychic Income
Aaron Clopton, The University of Kansas; Henry Wear, The University of Kansas; Jesse Meyer, The University of Kansas; Bernie Kish, The University of Kansas; Bryan Finch, Oklahoma State University
The Ties that Bind: A Case Study of Community Sport Partnerships
Ryan Clutterbuck, Western University; Alison Doherty, Western University (Advisor)
Blocked Shots: The Informal Organization and Power as Barriers to Marginalized Individuals in the National Basketball Association
Alfonso Cornish, University of Massachusetts, Amherst; Nefertiti Walker, University of Massachusetts, Amherst (Advisor)
Examining the Effects of a Leadership Change on the Culture of an Intercollegiate Athletic Department
Ray Cotrufo, University of Connecticut; Michael Mudrick, University of Connecticut; Cassandra Coble, University of Connecticut; Jennifer Bruening, University of Connecticut (Advisor)
Outcomes of Student-Athlete Engagement in Athletics Departments Sponsored Community Service
W. Andrew Czekanski, Coastal Carolina University; Lauren E. Brown, DeSales University
Why CrossFit?: Participants' Basic Psychological Needs and Motives
Melissa Davies, University of Northern Colorado; Lyndsie Coleman, University of Northern Colorado; Megan Babkes Stellino, University of Northern Colorado (Advisor)
Female Hockey Development In Canada: An Analysis of Players, Pathways, and Pressures
Jonathon Edwards, University of New Brunswick; Julie Stevens, Brock University
Interorganizational Citizenship Behavior in Sport Clusters
Anna Gerke, University of Paris South; Michel Desbordes, University of Paris South (Advisor); Geoff Dickson, Auckland University of Technology (Advisor)
The Impact of Volunteer Youth Coaches' Psychological Contract Fulfillment
Alanna Harman, Lock Haven University; Alison Doherty, Western University
Towards Strategic and Authentic Community Engagement in Professional Sport: A Case Study of the Detroit Lions
Kathryn Heinze, University of Michigan; Sara Soderstrom, University of Michigan; Jennifer Zdroik, University of Michigan
Identity, Power, and Dysfunction: A Conceptual Framework for Intercollegiate Athletics
Matthew Horner, Florida State University; Janelle Wells, Florida State University (Advisor)
Bringing the Body into Sport Management Research
Annelies Knoppers, University of Utrecht, Utrecht School of Governance; Noortje Van Amsterdam, University of Utrecht, Utrecht School of Governance
Positive Psychology of Spectator Sport: Implications to Strategic Management of Fan Equity
Hyun-Woo Lee, Florida State University; Young Do Kim, Florida State University; Min Jung Kim, Florida State University; YuKyoum Kim, Florida State University (Advisor)
Olympic Circuits of Power: The Influence of Key Stakeholders on the Planning and Organization of the Games
Becca Leopkey, The University of Georgia; Stephen Frawley, University of Technology Sydney
Understanding Conative Change in Sport Organizations: Multiple-Level Analysis and Seasonality
Nicolas Lorgnier, Canisius College; Che-Jen Su, Fu Jen Catholic University; Shawn O'Rourke, Canisius College
Compounding Crisis Events and the Organizational Response
Justin Lovich, Florida State University; Kyle Bunds, Florida State University
A Multiple Case Study Investigation of Organizational Capacity Building in Community Sport
Patti Millar, Western University; Alison Doherty, Western University (Advisor)
An Action Research Approach to Leveraging Events for Sport Participation through Community Sport Clubs
Laura Misener, Western University; Marijke Taks, University of Windsor; B. Christine Green, University of Illinois; Laurence Chalip, University of Illinois
Understanding Organizational Capacity Through the Adoption And Use of Social Media In A Sport-For-Development Organization
Per G. Svensson, University of Louisville; Marion E. Hambrick, University of Louisville
Innovation Diffusion Seen through College Football Stadium Construction: An Ideal-Type Covering Late 19th Century to Present
Patrick Tutka, Louisiana State University; Chad Seifried, Louisiana State University
The Battle Scars of Searching for Organizational Legitimacy: A Historical Review of the National Association for Intercollegiate Athletics
Dylan Williams, Louisiana State University; Patrick Tutka, Louisiana State University; Chad Seifried, Louisiana State University (Advisor)
Professional Preparation
Evaluating Internships: Effectively Adapting Curricula and Harnessing Internal and External Resources to Address Industry-Specific Needs
Jaime R. DeLuca, Towson University; Jessica R. Braunstein-Minkove, Towson University; Kacie A. Glenn, Towson University
Innovative Strategies for Sport Management Course Design
Lisa Miller, American Military University
Assessing Stakeholder Satisfaction of Graduate Sport Management Programs
Nels Popp, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill; Erianne Weight, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill; Alan Morse, Mississippi State University; Amy Baker, Belmont University
Pathways and Pitfalls in the Journey to Full Professorship
Lynn L. Ridinger, Old Dominion University; Donna Pastore, The Ohio State University; Brian A. Turner, The Ohio State University; Marlene A. Dixon, Troy University; Damon P.S. Andrew, Louisiana State University; Robert Baker, George Mason University
Leaders' Ledgers: Advice to Sport Management Faculty Interested in Administration
Timothy Ryan, The University of Memphis; Carol Barr, The University of Massachusetts, Amherst; Damon P.S. Andrew, Louisiana State University; John Miller, Troy University; Jim Weese, The University of Western Ontario; David K. Stotlar, University of Northern Colorado
I’m not that kind of Doctor: What to Expect when Expecting a Ph.D. A Roundtable Discussion on Academic and Non-Academic pathways
David W. Walsh, The University of Texas; Joshua M. Lupinek, University of Minnesota; Patti Millar, Western University
Title IX Misperceptions: Division III
Erica Zonder, Adrian College; Brenda Riemer, Eastern Michigan University; Ellen Staurowsky, Drexel University
Research/Statistical Methodology
Three Examples of Program Assessment Development: Addressing Different Delivery Mediums, Demographics, and COSMA Requirements
Heather Alderman, Commission on Sport Management Accreditation; Kimberly Bogle-Jubinville, Southern New Hampshire University; Colleen Colles, Metropolitan State University of Denver; Michael Pfahl, Ohio University
Sport Management in North America and Europe: A Comparison of Knowledge Structures of the Journal of Sport Management and European Sport Management Quarterly, 2008–2012
Simon Brandon-Lai, Florida State University; Amy Kim, Florida State University (Advisor); Jeffrey James, Florida State University (Advisor)
Propensity Score Analysis in Structural Equation Modeling: A New Approach Dealing with Selection Bias in Quasi-Experimental Studies
Yonghwan Chang, University of Florida; Yong Jae Ko, University of Florida (Advisor); Walter Leite, University of Florida
Construct Measurement and Model Specification in Sport Management Research: A Philosophical and Methodological Discussion on Reflective and Formative Structures
James Du, Temple University; Mikihiro Sato, Temple University; Daniel Funk, Temple University; Jeremy Jordan, Temple University; Jeffrey James, Florida State University; James J. Zhang, The University of Georgia
Guiding Purposeful Sampling of Tweets using Visual Twitter Analytics (Vista)
Orland Hoeber, University of Regina; Larena Hoeber, University of Regina; Laura Wood, University of Windsor; Ryan Snelgrove, University of Windsor
Real-Time Analysis at Sports Venues
Krysta Valerio, Eastern Connecticut State University; Greg Kane, Eastern Connecticut State Univesity (Advisor); Charlie Chatterton, Eastern Connecticut State University (Advisor)
Socio-Cultural
The Fulfillment of Canadian Student-Athletes in the NCAA
Adam Ali, University of Windsor; Marijke Taks, University of Windsor (Advisor)
Managing Sport to Reduce Acculturation Stress Among International Students and Promote Intercultural Education
James Anderson, University of Windsor; Brett Bulmer, University of Windsor; Spencer Lightfoot, University of Windsor; Dillon Richardson, University of Windsor; Jules Woolf, University of Windsor (Advisor)
Impact of a Service Learning Sport for Development Program
Kimberly Bush, North Carolina State University; Michael B. Edwards, North Carolina State University; Gareth J. Jones, North Carolina State University; Jessica L. Hook, Bugg Elementary School; Michael L. Armstrong, Bugg Elementary School
An Inside Look At Academic Clustering in College Athletics: A Survey of Athletic Advisors for Athletes
Robert Case, Old Dominion University; Tanujit Dey, College of William and Mary; Audrey Barry, College of William and Mary; Adam Macudzinski, College of William and Mary; Johnathan Savino, College of William and Mary
Stepping Up to the Plate: Consideration of Sustainability in Sport
Dorene Ciletti, Duquesne University; Ronald Dick, Duquesne University; Steven Greenberg, Duquesne University; Christopher Haupt, DLA+; Ryan Luchs, Duquesne University; Diane Ramos, Duquesne University
Destination Canada: An Examination of the Origin of International Student-Athletes in Canadian Interuniversity Sport
Jessica Clemencon, University of Windsor ; Jess Dixon, University of Windsor (Advisor)
Gender in Youth Sport Management
Cassandra Coble, University of Connecticut; Jennifer Bruening, University of Connecticut (Advisor)
Examining the Dimensions of Well-Being Associated with Sport Fandom
Jason Doyle, Griffith University; Kevin Filo, Griffith University; Daniel Funk, Temple University (Advisor); Heath McDonald, Swinburne University (Advisor)
Kaleidoscope Career: A New Way to Think About the Coaching Profession
Shaina Ervin, The Ohio State University; Donna Pastore, The Ohio State University (Advisor)
Female Athletes' Brand Personalities and Determinants of Endorser Appeal
Janet Fink, University of Massachusetts, Amherst; Heidi Parker, University of Southern Maine; Soyoung Joo, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
Application of the Sport-for-Development Framework: The Case of a Regional Sporting Event in Greece
Chrysostomos Giannoulakis, Ball State University; Alexis Lyras, Georgetown University
Exploring Collegiate Football Players' Knowledge of, and Attitudes Towards Concussions: Implication for the Design of Educational Interventions
Michael Hatten, University of Windsor; John Murray, University of Windsor; Suzanne Ali, University of Windsor; Jules Woolf, University of Windsor (Advisor)
Working Together; Native American Tribal Relationships in Logos: A Case Study
Chadron Hazelbaker, Eastern Washington University
Community Service and College Athletics: The Philosophy of Student-Athlete Engagement for NCAA Athletic Departments
Matt Huml, University of Louisville; Meg Hancock, University of Louisville (Advisor)
An Expanded Look at the Relationship between Personality and Sport Participation and Commitment
Eric Hungenberg, University of Northern Colorado; James Gould, University of Northern Colorado (Advisor)
The Role of Sport Management in Public Health: A Critical Review
Yuhei Inoue, The University of Memphis; Brennan Berg, The University of Memphis
Ontario Golf Courses Engaged in Environmental Sustainability: A Comparative Study
Courtney Keogh, Brock University; Cheryl Mallen, Brock University (Advisor); Chris Chard, Brock University; Craig Hyatt, Brock University; Cheri Bradish, Ryerson University
Stakeholder Becomings: An Interdisciplinary, Multi-Method Study of Organizational Politics and (De-)Democratic Decision-Making in Intercollegiate Stadium Financing
Ryan King-White, Towson University; Joshua Newman, Florida State University; Jaime R. DeLuca, Towson University; Michael Friedman, University of Maryland; Adam Beissel, University of Maryland
Construct Validity of the Purchasers Style Inventory for Sports Products (PSISP) in the Chinese Context
Eddie Lam, Cleveland State University; Tiannan Li, Cleveland State University; Judith Ausherman, Cleveland State University; Grace Huang, Cleveland State University; John Bae, William Paterson University
Consumer Decision-Making Styles in Sport Products: Gender and Age Group Differences
Eddie Lam, Cleveland State University; Tiannan Li, Cleveland State University; Grace Huang, Cleveland State University; Judith Ausherman, Cleveland State University; Demetrius Pearson, University of Houston
A Content Analysis of Television News Transcripts of the Paralympics from 1988 to 2012
Soonhwan Lee, Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis ; Kyoung Tae Kim, Southeast Missouri State University; John Bae, William Paterson University; Brian Krohn, Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis
Exploring Sense of Community in a Relocated Sport Fan Group
Eric Legg, University of Utah; Jeff Rose, Davidson College; Mary Wells, University of Utah (Advisor)
A Factor Analysis on Perceptual Differences of E-Sports Among Male and Female University Students
Ran Li, Delaware State University; Chen Li, Delaware State University (Advisor); Weiwei Meng, Delaware State University; Liye Zou, Springfield College
“A Fork in the Road”: Decisional Factors Leading Elite Ice Hockey Players to Choose an NCAA Career
Rachel Madsen, Niagara University; Jimmy Smith, Niagara University; Michael Gentile, Niagara University; Alexis Wayne, Bowling Green State University
Rethinking the Social Value of Sport and Events through an Asset-Based-Community-Development (ABCD) Perspective
Laura Misener, Western University; Nico Schulenkorf, University of Technology, Sydney
An Insider’s Perspective on the Creation of a Sense of Community through a Charity Sporting Event
Daniel Nabben, Western University; Laura Misener, Western University (Advisor)
Youth Sport Coaches’ Perceptions of Organizational Child Abuse Policies and Training
Jeff Noble, Wichita State University; Mark Vermillion, Wichita State University
Examining the Effects of Race, Gender, and SES on the Benefits Obtained and Considered Important by High School Basketball Players and Coaches
Joyce Olushola, Arkansas State University; Marlene A. Dixon, Troy University (Advisor); B. Christine Green, University of Illinois (Advisor)
The Influence of Ego Involvement with Running on Varsity Athletes’ Post-Collegiate Running Loyalty and Health
Luke Potwarka, University of Waterloo; Mark Havitz, University of Waterloo; Wade Wilson, University of Waterloo; Steven Mock, University of Waterloo
Exploring the Complexities of Managing Local Sport for Development
Kyle Rich, Western University; Laura Misener, Western University (Advisor)
Baseball Participation: A Geographical Mapping of MLB Players
Timothy Ryan, The University of Memphis; Aaron Clopton, The University of Kansas
Social Connection and Shared Responsibility in Sport: Locating Sport Management’s Role in Issues of Exploitation and Social Justice
Melanie Sartore-Baldwin, East Carolina University; Brian McCullough, Bowling Green State University; Barbara Osborne, Univeristy of North Carolina, Chapel Hill; Catherine Quatman-Yates, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center; Mark Vermillion, Witchita State University
The Role of Special Events in Sport-For-Development
Nico Schulenkorf, University of Technology, Sydney; Daryl Adair, University of Technology, Sydney; Katja Siefken, Auckland University of Technology
Three Strikes Against You?: An Examination of Highly Identified, Displaced, Female Sport Fans
Katherine Sveinson, University of Regina; Larena Hoeber, University of Regina (Advisor)
Hosting “Big” Events in “Small” Cities: An Examination of Socio-Political Discourse and Residents’ Perceptions
Marijke Taks, University of Windsor; Laura Wood, University of Windsor; Ryan Snelgrove, University of Windsor; James Anderson, University of Windsor
It Depends: A Contextual Evaluation of a Youth Sport and Development Program
Christine Wegner, Temple University; Jeremy Jordan, Temple University (Advisor); Daniel Funk, Temple University (Advisor)
The Influence of a Sport-For-Development Event on Prejudice and Change Agent Efficacy
Jon Welty Peachey, University of Illinois; George B. Cunningham, Texas A&M University; Alexis Lyras, Georgetown University; Jennifer Bruening, University of Connecticut; Adam Cohen, Texas Tech University
Urban Regimes, Sporting Events, and Community Development in Secondary Cities in China – A Case Study of Nanjing
Hanhan Xue, University of Alberta; Daniel S. Mason, University of Alberta
Sport Tourism
Motivations to Participate in Mid-Scale Running Event: A Self-Determination Theory Perspective.
Thomas Aicher, University of Cincinnati; Kosta Karadakis, Southern New Hampshire University
Awareness of Hosting the 2022 World Cup in Qatar: Impact on the Image of the Region, Country Image, Country Character and Interest in Visiting and Watching the Event Among US Residents
Kyriaki Kaplanidou, University of Florida; Michael Sagas, University of Florida; Ahmed Al Emadi, Qatar University; Aabdoulaye Diop, Qatar University
Relationships between General Public’s Perceptions on Social Impacts and Behavioral Intentions toward Publicly Funded Multipurpose Sport Facility
Wonyoung Kim, Wichita State University; Jeff Noble, Wichita State University; Mike Ross, Wichita State University; Clayton Stoldt, Wichita State University
Integrating Event Image, Satisfaction, and Behavioral Intention: Small-Scale Marathon Event
Sung Keun Koo, University of Georgia; Kevin K. Byon, The University of Georgia (Advisor); Thomas A. Baker, The University of Georgia (Advisor)
Relationship of Travel Distance on Commitment and Motivations in Sport Tourism
Brian Krohn, Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis; James Gladden, Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis
In Search of Leveraging Opportunities for a Medium-Sized Sport Event in a Medium-Sized City
Kylie Wasser, University of Windsor; Marijke Taks, University of Windsor (Advisor)
Student Research Competition Finalist
The Evolution of Cycling Active Sport Event Travel Careers
Richard Buning, University of Florida; Heather Gibson, University of Florida (Advisor)
Basking in Our Glory (and Their Failure):  Toward a Holistic Conceptualization of the Team
Elizabeth Delia, Florida State University; Jeffrey James, Florida State University (Advisor)
Constraints and Motivators As a Predictor of Sport Media Consumption Intention
Benjamin Larkin, University of Massachusetts, Amherst; Janet Fink, University of Massachusetts, Amherst (Advisor); Galen Trail, Seattle University (Advisor)
Student Research Competition Winner
Black Girls Run:  Identity Creation Within A National Running Group for Black Women
Christine Wegner, Temple University; Jeremy Jordan, Temple University (Advisor)
Teaching
Best Practices in Virtual Classrooms: Strategies for Program and Classroom Development
Emily Dane-Staples, St. John Fisher College; Leigh Ann Danzey-Bussell, University of West Georgia; Todd Harrison, St. John Fisher College; Heather Lawrence-Benedict, Ohio University; Ellen Staurowsky, Drexel University
Sport Management Graduate Students’ School Choice Decision-Making: A Means-End Investigation
Steven Howell, Northern Illinois University; Amanda Salacinski, Northern Illinois University; Anthony Carter, Northern Illinois University; David Klenosky, Purdue University
Sport Management Program Advisory Boards: The Advantages Of Outside Influence
Heather Lawrence-Benedict, Ohio University; James Strode, Ohio Dominican University; Donna Pastore, The Ohio State University; Dianna P. Gray, University of Northern Colorado; Robert Baker, George Mason University; Pamela Baker, George Mason University; Andy Gillentine, University of South Carolina; Jacquelyn Cuneen, Bowling Green State University
Career Exploration: Gamifiying Learning Experiences in an Undergraduate Sport Management Course
Edwin Lindsay, North Carolina State University; Michelle Harrolle, University of South Florida; Erin Adair, North Carolina State University; Gareth J. Jones, North Carolina State University
A Student Experiential Learning Trip: Exploring the Motivations for Volunteering at the Super Bowl
Joshua Pate, James Madison University; David Shonk, James Madison University
Creating Service Learning Experiences in Sport Management
Andrea Pent, Neumann University; Charles Crowley, California University of Pennsylvania; Brenda Pitts, Georgia State University; Wardell Johnson, Eastern Kentucky University; Doris Lu Anderson, California State University, Long Beach; Nalani Butler, University of Tennessee
Bridging the Educational Gap: An Exploratory Investigation of Sport Management Students’ Career Perceptions
Myrah Stockdale, Eastern Kentucky University; Joel Cormier, Eastern Kentucky University (Advisor)
Race and Gender in Sport Management Pedagogy: A Case Study in which Caucasian Male Students are the Minority
Sarah Stokowski, Eastern Illinois University; Steven Waller, University of Tennessee; LeQuez Spearman, Gordon College
Grant Writing and Sport Management Programs: What the Syllabi Say
Khirey Walker, Louisiana State University; Chad Seifried, Louisiana State University (Advisor)
Enhancement of Sport Management Programs through Grant Writing
Khirey Walker, Louisiana State University; Jeremy Foreman, Louisiana State University; Chad Seifried, Louisiana State University
‘To be or not to be, that is a Question!’ A Panel Discussion on the Relevance, Practicality, and Opportunities of External Funding for Sport Management Scholars in Research Universities
James J. Zhang, The University of Georgia; Jennifer Bruening, University of Connecticut; Alison Doherty, Western University; Laurence Chalip, University of Illinois; Daniel Funk, Temple University