The sex-role orientations of women intercollegiate coaches in eight sports
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Published .
Written in English


  • Sex role,
  • Coaches (Athletics) -- Psychology

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StatementMargaret E. Faulkner.
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 144 leaves
Number of Pages144
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13552198M

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  The purpose of this study was to examine the representation of Black and Asian women coaches on women’s and men’s intercollegiate athletic teams. Through the theoretical lens of gendered racial stereotypes associating Black individuals with masculinity and Asian individuals with femininity, the authors hypothesized that, among women coaches, Black women coaches would be Author: George B. Cunningham, Pamela Wicker, Kathryn Kutsko. barriers intercollegiate women coaches face and body image issues among athletes. Dan Woog is a freelance writer, educator, and coach. His Jocks books offered a groundbreaking look at America's gay male athletes. His "OutField" newspaper column on GLBT sports is syndicated nationally. An openly gay soccer coach. Margaret E. Faulkner has written: 'The sex-role orientations of women intercollegiate coaches in eight sports' -- subject(s): Sex role, Coaches (Athletics), Coaching, Sports for women, Psychology. In women held (%) of the Division I paid assistant coaching jobs within women's athletics. Today, in , they hold such jobs, an increase of jobs held by women. Thus females represent an increasing number and percentage of the paid assistant coaches among Division I womenÕs teams.

sports have come a long way, stereotypes of gender still persist in sports and physical activities. Sex-typing of sports is still alive. McClung and Blinde () also demonstrate that gender stereotypes in sports persist. In their study, the authors explored the extent to which women intercollegiate athletes identify with and define gender issues. In their year study, researchers R. Vivian Acosta and Linda Carpenter tracked the decline in the percentage of female head coaches in 24 women’s varsity sports. Before , when the NCAA began sponsoring women’s sports, numbers were collected from the Association for Intercollegiate Athletics for Women. View the graph larger. % of athletic directors, % of head coaches of men's teams, and % of coaches of women's teams were black. Women held % of Division I, % of Division II, and 27% of Division III athletic director positions. Acosta and Carpenter's year longitudinal study of trends related to gender in intercollegiate sports indicates that women a. hold the majority of sports information jobs in athletic departments. b. hold more coaching jobs in men's programs than in women's programs. c. coach proportionately fewer women's sport teams today than in

Sport coaching, however, remains a domain where gender equity has declined or stalled, despite increasing female sport participation. The percentage of women who coach women are in the minority in most sports, and there is a near absence of women coaching men. This important new book .   This study focused on determining if gender stereotypes existed in intercollegiate athletics in relation to coaches, and if the discourse was enveloped within sexist beliefs. Specifically, we tested the relationship modern sexism had with traits ascribed to successful head coaches. Results indicated no gender differences in the traits ascribed to head coaches. plight of female head coaches of male sports, researchers lack the understanding of why more women are not choosing or being given the opportunity to coach men’s sport teams. In the early ’s j college women participated in intercollegiate athletics. In , college women’s intercollegiate. In , prior to the enactment of Title IX, there were only women's teams per school and a total of only ab female intercollegiate athletes. In /, the academic year preceding the mandatory compliance date for Title IX, the number of varsity sports for women had grown to per school. A decade later, in , the number had grown to and at the turn of the.