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The Ball State Sport and Exercise Psychology program would like to announce the 25th Annual AASP Regional Conference and Midwest Sport and Exercise Psychology Symposium to be hosted on the Ball State University campus. The conference lasts from February 27th through February 28th and welcomes research presentations, research proposals, and intervention presentations in either oral or poster formats. Abstracts are due by February 2, 2015 to Brianna Leitzelar. For more information, please visit http://ballstateaaspmseps.weebly.com/
Johnson, J. E., & Tracy, D. R. (2014). Intramural sport marketing:
An examination of effectiveness, participant motives, and demographic
differences. Recreational Sport Journal, 38, 175-187
Johnson, J. E.,
Pierce, D. A., Tracy, D. R., & Haworth, G. J. (2014). The public vs.
private debate: A case study of Indiana Interscholastic sport and the
Tournament Success Factor. Global Sport Business Journal, 2(3), 44-62
(2014). Sponsorship of non-profit sporting events: The case of the
Well-Being Festival. Sport Marketing Quarterly, 23, 244-252
Brianna Leitzelar takes 1st place in the IAHPERD poster competition in the Sport Management Scholarship Showcase held in Indiananapolis. The title of Brianna's abstract was Psychosocial Changes of Paralympic Track and Field Throwing Athletes.
James Johnson won a research award at the Global Sport Business Association Conference Junior Faculty Research Grant Competition based on the presentation entitled "An Evaluation of Interscholastic Competitive Balance Solutions in the United States." This is one of two $800 research grants awarded to two junior (non-tenured) faculty members who attended the conference and presented their own completed project with a proposal for further research to expand upon their work.
Dykstra, Brandon J
and Mahon, Anthony D. Maximal fat oxidation in children: effect of
gender and maturational status. Midwest Chapter of the American College
of Sports Medicine, Funded: $500.00.
Guilkey, Justin P
and Mahon, Anthony D. Effect of maturation on parasympathetic modulation
at rest and in response to exercise. Indiana Academy of Science Status,
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