Janice (Jan) S Todd(Supervisor) Specializes in the history of strength and conditioning, doping, women and sport, and history of physical culture.
Matthew Bowers(Co-supervisor) Examines the management of systems for athlete development, including how different sport settings influence performance and participation over the lifespan. Focuses on re-imagining the youth sport experience, with a specific interest in the developmental role that playing in unstructured sports settings like sandlot/pickup sports or sports video games can have on shaping experiences and outcomes.
Jones, C., Visek, A., Barron, M., Hyman, M. & Chandran, A. (2018). Association between relative age effect and organizational practices of American youth football. Journal of Sports Sciences.
Visek, A., Mannix, H., Mann, D. & Jones, C. (2017). Integrating fun in children's sport experiences. Sport Psychology for Young Athletes. London: Routledge.
Austin Playgrond Experiences in the 1940s and 50s: A Culmination of City Planning, Leadership and Community Support, North American Society for Sport History, Boise, ID (2019)
Association Between Relative Age Rffect and Organizational Practices of American Youth Football, Institute for the Study of Youth Sports, East Lansing, MI (2018)
An Investigation of Relative Age Effect in Youth Football, GW Health & Medicine Research Day, Washington, DC (2017)
Quadrant Analysis of the FUN MAPS: Identifying Go-Zones for Planning and Evaluation, Associatoin for Applied Sport Psychology, Phoenix, AZ (2016)
Relative Importance of the Fun Factors: Pattern Matched Perceptions Among Players, Parents, and Coaches, GW Health & Medicine Research Day, Washington, DC (2016)