+ Site Statistics
+ Search Articles
+ Subscribe to Site Feeds
EurekaMag Most Shared ContentMost Shared
EurekaMag PDF Full Text ContentPDF Full Text
+ PDF Full Text
Request PDF Full TextRequest PDF Full Text
+ Follow Us
Follow on FacebookFollow on Facebook
Follow on TwitterFollow on Twitter
Follow on Google+Follow on Google+
Follow on LinkedInFollow on LinkedIn

+ Translate

Beyond women's collegiate athletics: opportunities to play for pay

Journal of Physical Education, Recreation and Dance 58(3): 28-32

Beyond women's collegiate athletics: opportunities to play for pay

Despite the increased emphasis on women's sport and the steady rise in participation women are still severely limited in furthering their sports careers, both as competitors and in sports-related occupations. The article reviews the career opportunities of women as professional competitors in the 10 sports most commonly offered in schools, and then goes on to give examples of the earning potential of highly skilled participants in other sports.

Accession: 001535930

Related references

Coris, E.E.; Miller, E.; Sahebzamani, F., 2005: Sudden cardiac death in division I collegiate athletics: analysis of automated external defibrillator utilization in National Collegiate Athletic Association division I athletic programs. To determine current outcomes of automated external defibrillator (AED) interventions in sports medicine programs in National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) division I athletics. Qualitative scripted telephone interview with all positive r...

Etzweiler, S.W.; Piorkowski, P.A.; Bush, J.A.; Loebel, C.C.; Mazzetti, S.A.; Putukian, M.; Kraemer, W.J., 1999: The effects of division - I collegiate tennis match play on force production capabilities in women. Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise 31(5 SUPPL ): S171, May

Anonymous, 2000: Strategic planning for collegiate athletics. A step-by-step approach to planning and managing successful athletic programmes is presented. It comprises 8 chapters which reveal how to analyse an organization's environment; set objectives; decide on specific actions; and obtain feedback i...

Shaffer, M.A.; Nespor, J., 2001: Negative overgeneralizations about collegiate athletics. Journal of Orthopaedic and Sports Physical Therapy 31(9): 522-3; Author Reply 525

Deivert, R., 2001: Positive stories on collegiate athletics. Journal of Orthopaedic and Sports Physical Therapy 31(9): 525-525

Black, J., 2001: Collegiate athletics: benefits worth the cost. Journal of Orthopaedic and Sports Physical Therapy 31(9): 523-4; Author Reply 525

Craig, C.K.; Weisman, K., 1994: Collegiate athletics and the unrelated business income tax. In recent years, many university athletic programmes in the USA have turned to programme and scoreboard advertisements, corporate sponsorships, and other non-traditional sources of revenue to supplement their operating budgets. As confirmed by sev...

McFadden, C.W.; Stenta, D.A., 2016: Connecting Collegiate Recreation and Athletics to Leadership. Collegiate recreation and intercollegiate athletics have an impact on individual, group, and community development of students who are participants, employees, and athletes and learn leadership within these environments. This chapter explores and...

Owens, B.D.; Agel, J.; Mountcastle, S.B.; Cameron, K.L.; Nelson, B.J., 2010: Incidence of glenohumeral instability in collegiate athletics. Glenohumeral instability is a common injury sustained by young athletes. Surprisingly, little is known regarding the incidence of glenohumeral instability in collegiate athletes or the relevant risk factors for injury. A better understanding of th...

Hardin, S.E., 2016: Leadership Assessment in Collegiate Recreation and Athletics. This chapter provides the reader with literature and resources for conducting leadership assessment in collegiate recreation and athletics. Current practices and strategies are shared.