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The Influence of Gender, Race and Intersectionality on Stress in Division I Head Basketball Coaches

Abstract Research in intercollegiate athletics has provided a relatively large body of findings about the kinds of stressors found in high profile intercollegiate athletic environments and their effects on student-athletes. Research is less robust regarding stress and its effects on head coaches in high profile collegiate athletics. This study focuses on the types, frequencies, and intensities of stress experienced by NCAA, Division I head coaches. The purpose of the study is to identify the types, frequency, and intensity of stress common to 20 head basketball coaches participating in the study, as well as differences in their experiences based on gender, race and the intersectionality of race and gender. The participants in the study are 20 head c... (more)
Created Date 2019
Contributor Rousseau, Julie B (Author) / Gray, Rob (Advisor) / Vega, Sujey (Committee member) / Wilson, Jeffrey (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Psychology / Gender studies / Sports management / Coach / Gender / Intersectionality / Race / Stress / Transactional
Type Doctoral Dissertation
Extent 228 pages
Language English
Note Doctoral Dissertation Human Systems Engineering 2019
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
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