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Field Studies: MLB Manager Hiring Criteria and Career Pathways from 2010-19

The purpose of this report was to explore and describe Major League Baseball manager hiring and firing trends over the past decade.

Career Prep and Transitions of College and Professional Athletes: Research Findings, Policy, and Practice

This paper provides a review of research findings on the career preparation and transitions of college and professional athletes.

Field Studies: NCAA Women's Basketball Head Coach Hires at HBCUs and Power Five Schools From 1984-2020

The first NCAA women’s basketball tournament was held in the 1981-1982 season. We began our data set in 1984 when Title IX was fully in effect and subsequently led to the current growth in women’s programs. We then explored hiring trends over a thirty-six-year window between 1984 and 2020.

Seed Grant Awardee: Scott N. Brooks and Robert Turner

Pro football players are five times more likely to develop sleep apnea than the average person, and those with sleep apnea are twice as likely to die.