Research

Research Publications

Recent Journal Articles

Alexandris, K., Du, J., Funk, D., & Theodorakis, N. (2017). Leisure constraints and the psychological continuum model: a study among recreational mountain skiers. Leisure Studies, 36(5), 670-683.

Baker, B. J., Du, J., Sato, M., & Funk, D. C. (2020). Rethinking segmentation within the psychological continuum model using Bayesian analysis. Sport Management Review, 23(4), 37.

Baker, B., Zhou, X., Pizzo, A., Du, J., & Funk, D. (2017). Collaborative self-study: Lessons from a study of wearable fitness technology and physical activity. Sport Management Review, 20(1), 114-127.

Bunds, K. S., & Giardina, M. D. (2017). Navigating the Corporate University: Reflections on the Politics of Research in Neoliberal Times. Cultural Studies-Critical Methodologies, 17(3), 227-235.

Bunds, K. S., McLeod, C. M., Barrett, M., Newman, J. I., & Koenigstorfer, J. (2019). The object-oriented politics of stadium sustainability: A case study of SC Freiburg. Sustainability, 11(23), 6712.

Bunds, K. S., Newman, J., & Giardina, M. D. (2016). Bum Fights: Dehumanizing the homeless for profit. Communication Currents, 11(1), Online.

Casper, J., Kellison, T. B., Bunds, K. S., & Newman, J. (2016). Fracking on parkland in Appalachia. Parks & Recreation, Online, 1-8. Retrieved from http://www.parksandrecreation.org/2016/April/Fracking-on-Parkland-in-Appalachia/

Davidson, N., Du, J., & Giardina, M. D. (2020). Through the Perilous Fight: A Case Analysis of Professional Wrestling During the COVID-19 Pandemic. International Journal of Sport Communication, 13(3), 465-473.

Du, J., Floyd, C., Kim, A. C. H., Baker, B. J., Sato, M., James, J. D., & Funk, D. C. (2020). To Be or Not to Be: Negotiating Leisure Constraints with Technology and Data Analytics amid the COVID-19 Pandemic. Leisure Studies. https://doi-org.libproxy.temple.edu/10.1080/02614367.2020.1862284

Du, J., Kennedy, H., James, J. D., & Funk, D. C. (2020). Leveraging Event Participation Benefits Beyond the Running Course: Deciphering the Motivational Basis of Event Satisfaction. Journal of Sport Management, 34(5), 435-446.

Du, J., McLeod, C. M., & James, J. D. (2020). Brand Environments and The Emergence and Change of Awareness for New Sports Teams: A Two-wave Examination. Sport Marketing Quarterly, 29(1), 18-32.

Falcous, M., & Newman, J. (2016). Sporting mythscapes, neoliberal histories, and post-colonial amnesia in Aotearoa/New Zealand. International Review for the Sociology of Sport, 51(1), 61-77.

Falcous, M., Hawzen, M. G., & Newman, J. I. (2019). Hyperpartisan sports media in Trump’s America: The metapolitics of Breitbart Sports. Communication & Sport7(5), 588-610.

Giardina, M. D. (2017). (Post-)qualitative inquiry in sport, exercise, and health: Notes on a methodological contested present. Qualitative Research in Sport, Exercise, & Health9(2), 258-270. 

Hawzen, M. G., McLeod, C. M., Holden, J. T., & Newman, J. I. (2018). Cruel Optimism in Sport Management: Fans, Affective Labor, and the Political Economy of Internships in the Sport Industry. Journal of Sport and Social Issues42(3), 184-204.

Hawzen, M., & Newman, J. I. (2017). The gospel according to Tim Tebow: Sporting celebrity, whiteness, and the cultural politics of Christian fundamentalism in America. Sociology of Sport Journal, 34(1), 12-24.

Heo, J. Ryu, J., Yang, H., Kim, A. C. H., & Rhee, Y. (2018). Importance of playing pickleball for older adults’ subjective well-being: A serious leisure perspective. Journal of Positive Psychology, 13(1), 67-77.

Inoue, Y., Sato, M., Du, J., Filo, K., & Funk, D. (2017). Sport Spectatorship and Life Satisfaction: A Multi-Country Investigation. Journal of Sport Management, 31(4), 419-432.

Kellison, T. B., Bunds, K. S., Casper, J. M., & Newman, J. I. (2017). Public parks usage near hydraulic fracturing operations. Journal of Outdoor Recreation and Tourism18(1), 75-80.

Kellison, T. B., Newman, J. I., & Bunds, K. S. (2017). Framing democracy: stadium financing and civic paternalism in Test Market, USA. Sport in Society20(11), 1548-1564.

Kim, A. C. H., Chelladurai, P., Kim, Y., & Lee, H. (2020). History of the field of sport management: Relationship between the intellectual structure of sport management and business studies. Journal of Multidisciplinary Research, 12(1), 49-68.

Kim, A. C. H., Coutts, C., Newman, J., Brandon-Lai, S., & Kim, M. J. (2016). Social Geographies at Play: Mapping the Spatial Politics of Community-Based Youth Sport Participation. Journal of Amateur Sport, 2(1), 39-72.

Kim, A. C. H., Newman, J. I., & Kwon, W. (2020). Developing community structure on the sidelines: A social network analysis of youth sport league parents. The Social Science Journal, 57(2), 178-194.

Kim, A. C. H., Park, S. H., Kim, S., & Fontes-Comber, A. (2020). Psychological and social outcomes of sport participation for older adults: A systematic review. Ageing and Society, 40(7), 1529-1549.

Kim, A. C. H., Ryu, J., Lee, C., Kim, K. M., & Heo, J. (in press). Sport participation and happiness among older adults: A mediating role of social capital. Journal of Happiness Studies.

Kim, D., Kim, A. C. H., Kim, J., & Ko, Y. (in press). Symbiotic relationship between sport media consumption and spectatorship: The role of flow experience and hedonic need fulfillment. Journal of Global Sport Management.

Kim, M., Kim, A. C. H., & Reid, C. (2017). Positive organizational behavior in NCAA Division I football: A head coach’s authentic leadership and assistant coaches’ psychological constructs. International Journal of Sport Management and Marketing, 17, 121-143. [Scopus]

Kim, M., Kim, A. C. H., Newman, J. I., Perrewe, P., & Ferris, G. (2019). The antecedents and consequences of positive organizational behavior: The role of Psychological Capital for promoting employee well-being in sport organizations. Sport Management Review, 22(1), 108-125.

Kim, M., Perrewe, P., Kim, Y., & Kim, A. C. H. (2017). Psychological Capital in sport organizations: Hope, efficacy, resilience, and optimism among employees in sport (HEROES). European Sport Management Quarterly, 17(5), 659-680.

Kim, M., Wells, J. E., & Kim, A. C. H. (2016). What are they saying about your head coach: The role of political skill, reputation, and effectiveness. Journal of Applied Sport Management, 8(3), 48-67.

Kostas, A., Du, J., & Funk, D. (2016). The influence of sport activity personality on the stage-based development of attitude formation among recreational mountain skiers. Managing Sport and Leisure, 21(4), 218-238.

Kota, R., Reid, C., James, J., & Kim, A. C. H. (2019). Development and assessment of a scale to measure daily fantasy sport motives. Sport Marketing Quarterly, 28(1), 5-19.

Kunkel, T., Doyle, J., Funk, D., Du, J., & McDonald, H. (2016). The Development and Change of Brand Associations and Their Influence on Team Loyalty Over Time. Journal of Sport Management, 30(2), 117-134.

Liu, Z., Chen, R., & Newman, J. I. (2020). The football dream of a sleeping dragon: Media framing(s), East–West geopolitics, and the crisis of the Chinese Men’s National Team. Communication & Sport, Online First.

McLeod, C. M., Holden, J. T., & Newman, J. I. (2020). Agency on trial in daily fantasy sport. Journal of Sport and Social Issues, 44(2), 134-153.

McLeod, C. M., Pu, H., & Newman, J. I. (2018). Blue skies over Beijing: Olympics, environments, and the People’s Republic of China. Sociology of Sport Journal35(1), 29-38.

Newman, J. I. (2019). Sport Sociology, in question. Sociology of Sport Journal36(4), 265-276.

Newman, J. I. (2019). Two stories, one (national) team in crisis. The Asia Dialogue. Available at: http://theasiadialogue.com/2019/04/11/two-stories-one-national-team-in-crisis/

Newman, J. I., Shields, R., & McLeod, C. M. (2016). The MRSA epidemic and/as fluid biopolitics. Body & Society22(4), 155-184.

Newman, J. I., Xue, H., & Pu, H. (2017). A back-pass to Mao?: Regulating (Post-)post-socialist football in China. Analysis: The Online Journal of the China Policy Institute, Online, 1-8. Retrieved from https://cpianalysis.org/category/china-soccer-observatory/

Newman, J. I., Xue, H., & Pu, H. (2017). A back-pass to Mao?: Regulating (Post-)post-socialist football in China. In China’s football dream. J. Sullivan (Ed.), (pp. 43-48). Nottingham, UK: University of Nottingham Press.

Newman, J. I., Xue, H., Watanabe, N. M., Yan, G., & McLeod, C. M. (2020). Gaming gone viral: An analysis of the emerging esports narrative economy. Communication & Sport, Online First.

Newman, J. I., Yan, G., Xue, H., & Watanabe, N. M. (2020). To live, play, and die in Tianjin: Football as biopolitical assemblage in Contemporary China. Sociology of Sport Journal, Online First. 

Newman, J., & Bunds, K. S. (2016). On the political economy of amateur athletics. Journal of Amateur Sport, 2(1), 1-12.

Park, B., Kim, A. C. H., Reid, C., & Cho, K. (2016). Spectator experiences in the Korean Professional Baseball League (KBO): A critical incident technique approach. International Journal of Human Movement Science, 10, 69-80.

Pu, H., Newman, J. I., & Giardina, M. D. (2019). Flying Solo: Globalization, Neoliberal Individualism, and the Contested Celebrity of Li Na. Communication and Sport7(1), 23-45.

Ryu, J., Heo, J., Lee, C., Kim, A. C. H., & Kim, K. (2020). Feeling authentic during playing pickleball in later life: Predicting positive psychological functioning. The Social Science Journal, 57(2), 195-205.

Ryu, J., Yang, H., Kim, A. C. H., Kim, M., & Heo, J. (2018). Understanding pickleball as a new leisure pursuit in older adults. Educational Gerontology, 44(2-3), 128-138.

Sato, M., Du, J., & Inoue, Y. (2016). Rate of Physical Activity and Community Health: Evidence from U.S. Counties. Journal of Physical Activity and Health, 13(6), 640-648.

Sato, M., Du, J., Inoue, Y., Funk, D. C., & France, W. (2020). Older Adults' Physical Activity and Health Care Costs, 2003-2014. American Journal of Preventive Medicine, 58(5), E141-E148.

Sato, M., Inoue, Y., Du, J., & Funk, D. C. (2019). Access to parks and recreational facilities, physical activity, and health care costs for older adults: Evidence from U.S. counties. Journal of Leisure Research, 50(3), 220-238.

Xue, H., & Mason, D. S. (2016). Framing foreignness: Chinese media coverage of the National Basketball Association's arena development in China. Asia Pacific Journal of Sport and Social Science5(3), 215-243. 

Xue, H., & Mason, D. S. (2017). Sporting events and community development: A case study of Nanjing, China. Managing Sport and Leisure22(4), 325-341. 

Xue, H., & Mason, D. S. (2017). Stakeholder influence strategies in China: The case of Beijing's MasterCard Center. International Journal of Sports Marketing and Sponsorship18(4), 400-417. 

Xue, H., & Mason, D. S. (2019). Stadium games in entrepreneurial cities in China: A state project. Journal of Global Sport Management4(2), 185-209. 

Xue, H., Mason, D. S., Humphreys, B., Johnson, B., & Whitehead, J. (2019). Framing the Olympic elite athlete funding issue: A case study of Canadian newspaper coverage. Communication & Sport7(3), 310-336. 

Xue, H., Newman, J. I., & Du, J. (2019). Narratives, identity and community in esports. Leisure Studies, 38(6), 845-861.

Xue, H., Watanabe, N. M., Chen, R., Newman, J. I., & Yan, G. (2020). Football (as) guanxi: A relational analysis of actor reciprocity, state capitalism, and the Chinese football industry. Sport in Society, Online First.

Yan, G., Xue, H., & Seifried, C. (In Press). Representations of Wrigley Field Redevelopment(s) in the Chicago Tribune: Neoliberal Discourse and Urban Politics. Sociology of Sport Journal

Yu, L., Newman, J., Xue, H., & Pu, H. (2019). The transition game: Toward a cultural economy of football in post-socialist China. International Review for the Sociology of Sport54(6), 711-737.

Yu, L., Xue, H., & Newman, J. I. (2018). Sporting Shanghai: Haipai cosmopolitanism, glocal cityness, and urban policy as mega-event. Sociology of Sport Journal, 35(4), 301-313.

 

Recent Books

Denzin, N. K., & Giardina, M. (Eds.). (2017). Qualitative Inquiry in Neoliberal Times. London: Routledge. 

Denzin, N. K., & Giardina, M. D. (Eds.). (2016). Qualitative Inquiry through a Critical Lens. London: Routledge. 

Denzin, N. K., & Giardina, M. D. (Eds.). (2018). Qualitative Inquiry in the Public Sphere. London: Routledge. 

Denzin, N. K., & Giardina, M. D. (Eds.). (2019). Qualitative Inquiry at a Crossroads. London: Routledge. 

Denzin, N. K., & Giardina, M. D. (Eds.). (2020). Qualitative Inquiry and the Politics of Resistance. London: Routledge. 

Denzin, N. K., & Giardina, M. D. (Eds.). (2021). Collaborative Futures in Qualitative Inquiry: Research in a pandemic world. Routledge: London. 

Giardina, M., & Donnelly, M. K. (Eds.). (2017). Physical Culture, Ethnography, and The Body: Theory, Method, and Praxis. London: Routledge. 

Newman, J. I., Thorpe, H., & Andrews, D. L. (Eds.). (2020). Sport, physical culture, and the moving body: Materialisms, technologies, ecologies. Newark: Rutgers University Press.

Pitter, R., Andrews, D. L, & Newman, J. I. (Eds.) (In Review). The active body: A socio-cultural Introduction. Manuscript under contract for publication. Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics.

Pitts, B., Li, M., & Kim, A. C. H. (2018). Research Methods in Sport Management (3rd ed).Morgantown, WV: Fitness Information Technology Publishers.

 

Recent Book Chapters

Bunds, K. S., & Giardina, M. D. (2019). Bodies of Water: Intra-actions between Water, Sport, and the Body Politic. In Newman, J. I., Thorpe, H., & Andrews, D. L. (Eds.), Sport, physical culture, and the moving body. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press. 

Bunds, K. S., McLeod, C. M., & Newman, J. I. (2020). Political ecologies and environmental considerations in stadium development. In Wilson, B. & Millington B. (Eds.). Sport and the environment: Politics and preferred futures (pp. 123-136). New York: Emerald Publishing.

Giardina, M. (2017). Challenges and opportunities for qualitative research: Future directions. In Brett Smith, & Andrew C. Sparkes (Eds.), Routledge Handbook of Qualitative Research in Sport and Exercise (pp. 466-471). London: Routledge. 

Giardina, M. D., & Newman, J. I. (2020). The politics of research. In P. Leavy (2nd Edition) (Ed.), The Oxford handbook of qualitative research (28 pages). London: Oxford University Press.

Giardina, M. D., Chahardovali, T., & Newman, J. I. (in press). Globalization, ideology, and sport. In Maguire, J. & Falcous, M. (Eds.). Palgrave handbook of globalisation and sport. New York: Palgrave/Macmillan.

Giardina, M. D., Charhardovali, T., & Newman, J. I. (in press). Globalisation, Ideology, and Sport. In Maguire, J., Liston, K., & Falcous, M. (Eds.), Palgrave Handbook of Globalization and Sport (27 pages). New York: Palgrave. 

Giardina, M., & Newman, J. I. (2017). What is the 'physical' in physical cultural studies? In Giardina, M. D., & Donnelly, M. K. (Eds.), Physical Culture, Ethnography, and the Body: Theory, Method, and Praxis (pp. 63-81). London: Routledge. 

Hawzen, M., Anderson, L. C., & Newman, J. I. (2018). Football, rape culture, and the neoliberal university (as) brand: Reflections on institutional governance in the Jameis Winston rape investigation. In King-White, R. (Ed.), Sport in the neoliberal university: Profit, politics, and pedagogy (pp. 75-86). Newark: Rutgers University Press.

Hawzen, M., Giardina, M. D., & Newman, J. I. (in press). Sport, neoliberalism, and democracy. In Maguire, J., Falcous, M., Liston, K. (Eds.). The business and culture of sports (28 pages). New York: Macmillan.

Hindin, J., Xue, H., Pu, H., Newman, J. I., & Hawzen, M. (2020). E-sports. In Nauright, J. (Ed.), Routledge handbook of global sports (pp. 405-415). London: Routledge.

Love, A., & Kim, A. C. H. (2020). Social network analysis in sport. In Research Methods and Design in Sport Management (2nd ed). Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics.

McDowell, J., Kim, A. C. H., & Brison, N. (2018). Professional sports in contemporary sport management. In Contemporary Sport Management (6th ed). Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics

McDowell, J., Kim, A. C. H., & Brison, N. (in press). Professional sports in contemporary sport management. In Contemporary Sport Management (7th ed). Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics.

Newman, J., Giardina, M. D., & McLeod, C. M. (2017). Embodiment and reflexive body politics. In Silk, M., Andrews, D. L., & Thorpe, H. (Eds.), Routledge handbook of physical cultural studies (pp. 587-596). London: Routledge.

Ternes, N., & Giardina, M. D. (2017). 'A common-sense, fiscally-conservative approach': Sport, politics, and the death of higher education in Wisconsin. In King-White, R. (Ed.), Sport in the Neoliberal University: Profit, Politics, and Pedagogy (pp. 26). Philadelphia: Temple University Press. 

Xue, H., & Newman, J. I. (2019). Governance of Women's Sport in China. In Nancy L. Lough, & Andrea N. Geurin (Eds.), Routledge Handbook of the Business of Women's Sport (pp. 303-315). London: Routledge. 

Xue, H., Chen, R., Dai, S., & Newman, J. I. (In Press). Measuring Sustainable Development Goal 1. In McCullough, B., Melton, N., & Kellison, T. (Eds.), Routledge Handbook of Sport and Sustainable Development (10 pages). London: Routledge.  

Zhang, J., Du, J., & Wang, J. (2017). Comparative Analyses. In James J. Zhang, Haiyan, Huang, & John, Nauright (Eds.), Sport Business in Leading Economies (pp. 461-513). Emerald Publishing Limited.

 

 

Grants and Other Funding

Du, J. (2017–2017). "Sportification" of Technology: A Sport Panacea to Future Public Health. Funded by FSU Council on Research and Creativity, the FYAP program.

Du, J. (2019–2021). Calling a Time Out: The Impact of eSports on Mental Health at the Population Level. Funded by The FSU College of Education's Dean's Circle Catalyst Grant.

Du, J. (May 2021–Aug 2021). A Macro-level Analysis of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Active Leisure Participation in the United States. Funded by FSU Council on Research and Creativity, the COFRS program.

Du, J., & Xue, H. (Mar 2019–Mar 2020). Calling a Time Out: Examining the Mental Health Impacts of eSports through the Lens of the Psychological Involvement and Game Design. Funded by North American Society for Sport Management.

Du, J., Kim, A., Sato, M., Inoue, Y., & Funk, D. C. (May 2020–Aug 2020). A Grim Choice Facing the American Public: A Natural Experiment Testing the Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Mental and Physical Health in the U.S. Funded by The FSU Collaborative Collision Seed Fund COVID-19 Program.

Du, J., Sato, M., Kim, A., & Baker, B. (Sep 2020–Aug 2021). Lingering Fog: Demystifying the Heterogeneity Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Active Leisure Participation in the U.S. Using Machine Learning. Funded by the Sport Marketing Association Research Grant.

Floyd, C., Gulavani, S., Du, J., & Pappas, J. (Oct 2020–Sep 2021). A Tale of Two Cities: COVID-19 and Student-Athletes' Psychological Well-Being. Funded by ACC Innovation Initiative Research Grant Program.

Kim, A. C. H. (Co-PI) (June 2016 – April 2017). Enhanced mobility for individual experiencing homelessness: A sport-based service learning project. Funded by North American Society for Sport Management.

Kim, A. C. H. (Co-PI). (May 2020 – August 2020). A grim choice facing the American public: A natural experiment testing the impact of COVID-19 on mental and physical health in the US. Funded by the FSU Office of Research Development.

Kim, A. C. H. (Co-PI). (September 2018 – August 2019). A mentoring program using college students to increase physical activity among preschoolers living with their grandparents: A pilot study. Funded by the Global Korean Nursing Foundation – USA, Mi Ja Kim Research Grant.

Kim, A. C. H. (Co-PI). Lingering fog: Demystifying the heterogeneity impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on active leisure participation in the US using machine learning. Funded by the Sport Marketing Association - Research Grant.

Kim, A. C. H. (PI). (May 2020 – August 2020). The influence of a sense of community in local sport leagues on individual psychological well-being among older adults. Funded by the FSU CRC- COFRS Grant.

Roehrig, A., Chow, G., Newman, J., & Moore-Clemons, K. (2015–2016). Identifying Culturally Relevant Methods to Promote Sustainable Healthy Habits in Diverse Populations. Funded by Marvalene Hughes Research Grant. Total award $5,000.

Roehrig, A., Chow, G., Newman, J., & Moore-Clemons, K. (2016–2017). Identifying Culturally Relevant Methods to Promote Sustainable Healthy Habits in Diverse Populations. Funded by Council on Research and Creativity. Total award $12,961.

Xue, H. (May 2017–Aug 2017). FYAP: Community Development and Major Sporting Events in Second-tier Cities. Funded by FSU CRC. Total award $20,000. 

 

Technical and Advisory Reports

 

Du, J., Pappas, J., & Beech, D. (2020-present). Providing marketing strategies for the Seminole Boosters to enhance fan engagement and reduce churn of season ticket holders.

Gulavani, S., Du, J., & Pappas, J. (2018-2019). Developed a predictive customer defection model for the New York Lizards.

Kellison, T. B., Bunds, K. S., Casper, J., & Newman, J. I. (2016). Fracking and Parkland: Understanding the Impact of Hydraulic Fracturing on Public Park Usage. Gainesville, FL: University of Florida.

Kim, A. C. H. (2016 – 2019). Technical report: US Open Pickleball Championships. United States America Pickleball Association.

Kim, A., Du, J., Pappas, J., & Mead, C. (2018-2019). Investigated the capacity of Tallahassee Sport Adult Leagues on participants’ well-being. 

McLeod, C., & Du, J. (2017). Atlanta United Football Club: Market Penetration Analysis (Industry Report). AMB Sports + Entertainment.

McLeod, C., Du, J., & Pappas, J. (2017-2018). Assessed the extent to which the Atlanta United brand penetrating the Atlanta metropolitan market and identified marketing strategies to drive further market penetration.

Merle, P., Raney, A., Rivera, A., & Du, J. (2020-present). Examining how intrapersonal factors interact with game-design attributes to enhance user experience for Zwift.

Xue, H., & Newman, J. I. (2016). Community Needs Assessment for the Waterworks Building Project. Tallahassee, FL: Florida State University.