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February 25, 2020

Each academic year, the Global Sport Institute (GSI) identifies an annual theme centered on a critical issue impacting sport. For the 2019–2020 academic year, that theme is Sport & The Body.

January 2, 2020

As commissioner, Stern laid the foundation for the league and its current leader, Adam Silver, to become the most socially-focused major sports league in the world. It takes a generous person to have that level of foresight.

Field Studies

December 30, 2019

The first paper in this series, Field Studies: A 10-Year Snapshot of NFL Coaching Hires, analyzes coaching mobility over the past decade and addresses the question: Where are we now with respect to coaches of color compared to a decade ago?

December 28, 2019

Eating disorders can affect anyone regardless of age and gender. However, they are notably prominent among adolescent girls.

William Rhoden pictured on stage as a keynote speaker for the 2019 Global Sport Summit.

December 21, 2019

The Global Sport Institute at ASU and Arizona State University’s Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication will soon add award-winning national sports writer William Rhoden to their respective rosters.

Founder of GoSurf, Aleksei Stojanovic, pictured next to Sparky the ASU mascot holding an oversized check above his head, smiling.

December 13, 2019

The Global Sport Institute funded six budding entrepreneurs at the Fall 2019 Venture Devils Demo Day. Learn more about what these exciting innovators are developing.

The Strax Rack on display at the Spring 2019 ASU Demo Day.

November 27, 2019

What started as an internship at a ski manufacturing company, quickly became the cornerstone of a business model for founder and CEO of Strax Gear, Sean Dicke.

A pair of white earbuds in front of a green background.

November 26, 2019

Researchers found that the participants who listened to motivational music during a interval workout were more likely than the participants in the control group to experience enhanced power output and higher levels of enjoyment.

Sparky the ASU mascot stands in front of different waste bins with a plate.

November 22, 2019

The Global Sport Institute is committed to the growth, education, and application of sustainable practices within our day-to-day operations. These are some of the actions we've undergone to contribute to a more sustainable and resilient future.

November 19, 2019

For a second year in a row the Global Sport Institute teamed up with ASU's Entrepreneurship + Innovation for a dynamic conversation with Sun Devil student-athletes on a future in entrepreneurship, innovation, and sport.

November 14, 2019

Today we salute one of the newest team members to join the Global Sport Institute. Dr. Gallagher is a U.S. Army veteran and a Tillman Scholar, whose work explores service-related conditions and transitions in military veterans.

November 10, 2019

As we honor another Veterans Day and Arizona State University celebrates Salute to Service Week, the Global Sport Institute took a look at the new Army Combat Fitness Test (ACFT) that is soon to be implemented by the United States Military come 2020.