Browsing Research Articles (Biokinetics, Sport and Leisure Sciences) by Title

Browsing Research Articles (Biokinetics, Sport and Leisure Sciences) by Title

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  • Goslin, Anneliese E. (Anna Elizabeth); Sere, M.G.O.; Kluka, Darlene Ann (Africa Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, Sport and Dance, 2015-12)
    The mandate of public local government is to provide services to constituents to improve overall quality of life. Local governments are increasingly pressured to provide services that reflect value for taxpayers' money and ...
  • Goslin, Anneliese E. (Anna Elizabeth); Davies, Karl M. (Africa Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, Sport and Dance, 2014-03)
    Customer satisfaction with the quality of sport services contributes significantly to the sustained competitiveness of sport organisations, and customer retention. This study measured the perceived service quality of the ...
  • Faria, Aurelio; Gabriel, Ronaldo; Abrantes, Joao; Wood, Paola Silvia; Moreira, Helena (Routledge, 2013-10)
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  • Malan, R.; Chapman, L.; Wood, Paola Silvia (Africa Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, Sport and Dance, 2012-03)
    The fitness of today's young people is reported to be at a very low level, and this is disconcerting considering that some are needed as military recruits but will not be accepted if they do not pass the military fitness ...
  • Jooste, Julius; Kruger, Ankebé; Steyn, B.J.M. (Barend Johannes Marthinus); Edwards, David John (Routledge, 2015-11)
    This article probed and contextualised the strong parallels between meditation derived mindfulness and Rogers’s humanistic person-centred (PC) approach. This was done through a conceptual and evaluative literature review ...
  • Mathunjwa, M.L.; Mugandani, S.C.; Ngcobo, M.; Djarova-Daniels, T.; Ivanov, S. (Africa Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, Sport and Dance, 2015-12-31)
    The research was aimed at identifying the anthropometric, physical and physiological characteristics of junior Taekwondo athletes to achieve an international status. Data were collected from 25 males and 11 females aged ...
  • Kruger, P.E. (Pieter Ernst); Smit, R.F. (Ruan Faure) (Africa Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, Sport and Dance, 2012-03)
    Research studies indicate that, by determining the physiological load placed on athletes during competitions, it can aid in the development of strength and conditioning programmes, according to the specific demands placed ...
  • Clark, James R.; Clark, Jimmy R. (Africa Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, Sport and Dance, 2007-12)
    The purpose of this study was to describe the physical fitness of professional soccer players in South Africa and assess the difference in fitness status between different playing positions. Professional soccer players (N ...
  • Goslin, Anneliese E. (Anna Elizabeth) (Africa Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, Sport and Dance, 2008-09)
    Gender equity in sport is regarded as a matter of consequence at global and national levels. Examining print media coverage of women’s sport is a fundamental approach to monitor the status of equity in sport. The print ...
  • Burnett, Cora; Wessels, Johanna C. (Africa Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, Sport and Dance, 2012-03)
    The study forms part of a more comprehensive investigation that focused on profiling and determining sport consumer behaviour during the 2010 FIFA World Cup in South Africa. Marketing theories inform the typology of sport ...
  • Jooste, Julius; Steyn, B.J.M. (Barend Johannes Marthinus); Van den Berg, Linda; Grobbelaar, Heinrich W. (Southern African Alliance for Sport Science, Physical Education and Recreation, 2014)
    The purpose of this study was to investigate the psychological skills of African youth soccer players in different playing positions. The role of psychological skills and overall team performance was also determined. The ...
  • Grobbelaar, Heinrich W.; Malan, Dawie D.J.; Steyn, B.J.M. (Barend Johannes Marthinus); Ellis, Suria M. (Africa Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, Sport and Dance, 2011-12)
    Mood state changes are widely regarded as a symptom of athlete burnout and show potential to be used as a marker for this condition. The aim of this study was to determine whether changes in burnout scores would be accompanied ...
  • Jooste, Julius; Van Wyk, Johannes G.U.; Steyn, B.J.M. (Barend Johannes Marthinus) (Africa Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, Sport and Dance, 2013-03)
    The purpose of this study was to compare the mental-skills differences at participatory level among three progressive levels of cricket participation recognised by the Northerns Cricket Union (NCU) in the Pretoria Gauteng ...
  • Jooste, Julius; Toriola, Abel L.; Van Wyk, Johannes G.U.; Steyn, B.J.M. (Barend Johannes Marthinus) (Africa Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, Sport and Dance, 2014-03)
    Psychological skills related to positional play are evident in sport. It is believed that specific demands associated with playing position or role within a team sport require a unique set of psychological skills. This ...
  • Kruger, P.E. (Pieter Ernst); Campher, Jolene; Smit, C.E. (Africa Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, Sport and Dance, 2009-12)
    The aim of this study was to determine the role and the impact of a visual skills training programme on the skills performance of cricket players, and whether visual training programmes are beneficial to competitive ...
  • Van der Klashorst, Engela; Goslin, Anneliese E. (Anna Elizabeth); Van Wyk, Johannes G.U.; Kluka, Darlene Ann (Africa Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, Sport and Dance, 2012-12)
    This study explored recreation provision in lower socio-economic areas from the paradigm of systems theory. It was postulated that by adopting a second-order systems approach rather than perpetuating a first-order systems ...
  • Kuisis, S.M. (Suzan Mary); Camacho, T.; Kruger, P.E. (Pieter Ernst); Camacho, A.L. (Africa Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, Sport and Dance, 2012-03)
    Ballroom dancing is an increasingly popular sport around the world. However, unlike other forms of dancing such as ballet and modern, very little is known about the incidence, nature and severity of injuries sustained by ...
  • Young, M.E.M; Goslin, Anneliese E. (Anna Elizabeth); Potgieter, N.; Nthangeni, S.; Modise, J. (Africa Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, Sport and Dance, 2011-06)
    Sport and recreation are used as vehicles to create military readiness. Botswana Defence Force (BDF) soldiers are constantly deployed to border posts and other areas where their missions involve anti-poaching activities, ...
  • Edwards, David John; Steyn, B.J.M. (Barend Johannes Marthinus) (Southern African Alliance for Sport Science, Physical Education and Recreation, 2008)
    The impact of psychological skills training (PST) package programs on life, health, well-being in general and South African youth in particular has been relatively neglected. For example, prior to this research the impact ...
  • Janse van Rensburg, Dina Christina; Nolte, Kim (South African Academy of Family Practice/Primary Care, 2011-01)
    A wide variety of anatomical structures can be involved in a sports injury. To return to play as soon as possible is of utmost importance to an athlete, and in order to achieve this, a correct, all-inclusive diagnosis, a ...