|First to the finish line: the Tennessee State Tigerbelles 1944-1994
||The purpose of this study was to examine the history and analyze the influence of the women’s track and field team at the historically black college, Tennessee State University located in Nashville, Tennessee. The study was divided into three major s...
|Comparative analysis of the religious orientation and spiritual and character development of Christian student-athletes at a Christian university and a secular university: an exploratory study
||Program evaluation is an essential part of the ongoing success of any organization. Program evaluations can be done for entire organizations or for any entity within that organization. Christian university athletic programs need to be evaluated frequ...
|The effects of early clinical teaching experiences on pre-service teachers' self-efficacy
||In-service teachers are often lack sufficient teaching experience (Block et al, 2010) which leads to being psychologically unprepared to confront many challenges in teaching. Providing ample experiences for Physical Education Teacher Education (PETE)...
|Descriptive study of TPSR values and life skills acquired in Project effort and through other sources and how they have guided former participants' lives
||The social and educational problems of underserved children and youth have become more apparent during the past decades in the United States. The youth development field has emerged as one of the most promising responses to challenges that underserve...
|An evaluation of an after-school soccer program for at-risk sixth grade boys using the TPSR model
||The Soccer Coaching Club program utilized the Teaching Personal and Social Responsibility (TPSR) model in an after-school soccer program for sixth grade boys between 11 and 12 in a local middle school. Soccer, as the featured physical activity, provi...
|Perceptions of a youth leadership program's impact on resiliency
||Youth development programming continues to emerge as a promising way to alter the challenging route that adolescence considered at-risk encounter (Benson et. al., 2006; Hellison, 2011). The Youth Leader Corps (YLC) is one example of a cross-age, afte...