Past Research

Publications

CRPASH researches the interplay among physical activity, sport and health. Our research studies have been generated by our Director, Don Sabo, members of CRPASH’s International Advisory Board, and affiliated scholars and researchers.

Recent Publications

Don Sabo & Phil Veliz (2012). The Decade of Decline: Gender Equity in High School Sports (forthcoming August 2012).

Don Sabo & Phil Veliz (2011). Progress Without Equity: The Provision of High School Athletic Opportunity in the United States, by Gender 1993-94 through 2005-06

Athletic Participation and Adolescent Health

Don Sabo & Phil Veliz (2009). Go Out & Play: Youth Sports in America.

Sabo, D., Miller, K. E., Melnick, M., Farrell, M. P. & Barnes, G. M. (1998). The Women’s Sports Foundation Report: Sport and Teen Pregnancy (May 1998). Eisenhower Park: Women’s Sports foundation. 

Kathleen Miller, Don Sabo, Merrill Melnick, Michael Farrell & Grace Barnes (2000). The Women's Sports Foundation Report: Health Risks and the Teen Athlete.

Miller, Kathleen. Grace Barnes, Merrill Melnick, Don Sabo, Michael Farrell (2002). “Gender and Racial/Ethnic Differences in Predicting Adolescent Sexual Risk: Athletic Participation vs. Exercise.” Journal of Health and Social Behavior 43(4): 436-50.

Miller, Kathleen, Grace Barnes, Don Sabo, Merrill Melnick, and Michael Farrell (2002). “Anabolic-Androgenic Steroid Use and Other Adolescent Problem Behaviors: Rethinking the Male Athlete Assumption.” Sociological Perspectives 45(4):467-489.

Miller, Kathleen, Grace Barnes, Don Sabo, Merrill Melnick, and Michael Farrell. "A Comparison of Health Risk Behavior in Adolescent Users of Anabolic-Androgenic Steroids, by Gender and Athlete Status.” Sociology of Sport Journal 19:385-402.

Sabo, Don, Kathleen Miller, Merrill Melnick, Michael Farrell, and Grace Barnes (2002). “Athletic Participation and the Health Risks of Adolescent Males: A National Study.” International Journal of Men’s Health 1(2):173-195.

Melnick, Merrill, Kathleen Miller, Don Sabo, Michael Farrell, and Grace Barnes (2001). “Tobacco Use Among High School Athletes and Nonathletes: Results of the 1997 Youth Risk Behavior Survey.” Adolescence 36(144):727-747.

Miller, Kathleen, Don Sabo, Merrill Melnick, Michael Farrell, and Grace Barnes (2001). The Women’s Sports Foundation Report: Health Risks and the Teen Athlete. East Meadow, New York: The Women’s Sports Foundation.

Miller, Kathleen, Don Sabo, Michael Farrell, Grace Barnes, and Merrill Melnick (1999). “Sports, Sexual Activity, Contraceptive Use, and Pregnancy Among Female and Male High School Students: Testing Cultural Resource Theory.” Sociology of Sport Journal 16(4):366-387.

Sabo, Don, Kathleen Miller, Michael Farrell, Merrill Melnick, and Grace Barnes (1999). “High School Athletic Participation, Sexual Behavior and Adolescent Pregnancy: A Regional Study.” Journal of Adolescent Health 25(3):207-216.

Melnick, Merrill, Don Sabo, Kathleen Miller, Michael Farrell, and Grace Barnes (1999). "Sports and Pregnancy Prevention Among Girls.” Melpomene Journal: A Journal for Women’s Health Research 18(2):23-27.

Miller, Kathleen, Don Sabo, Michael Farrell, Grace Barnes, and Merrill Melnick (1998). "Athletic Participation and Sexual Behavior in Adolescents: The Different Worlds of Boys and Girls.” Journal of Health and Social Behavior 39:108-123.

Sabo, Don, Kathleen Miller, Michael Farrell, Grace Barnes, and Merrill Melnick (1998).The Women’s Sports Foundation Report: Sport and Teen Pregnancy. East Meadow, NY: The Women’s Sports Foundation.

Sabo, D. & Miller, K.E. (1998). "Spotlight: sports participation reduces teen pregnancy." The Women’s Sports Experience 7(3):25-26.

School Physical Activity and Nutrition Evaluation Reports

Cadzow RB, Chambers (Abramo) M. (2012) North Tonawanda Physical Fitness and Nutrition Assessment Results of Year Two of Niagara County Overweight and Obesity Prevention Initiative. Health Association of Niagara County, Inc. (HANCI).

Cadzow RB, Abramo M. (2011) Technology to Support LEP/ELLs and Students with Disabilities in the Lockport City School District Final Evaluation Report for the NYS Department of Education Enhancing Education Through Technology grant.

Cadzow RB, Abramo M, Halpern M, Rivest J, Abraham A, Rowe J. (2011) Newfane Central School District Analysis of Student Food and Fitness Environment: Evaluation of Student and Parent Perception of Food and Fitness and School Food Environment. Niagara County Overweight and Obesity Prevention Initiative. Health Association of Niagara County, Inc. (HANCI).

Cadzow RB, Abramo M. (2010) Final Evaluation Report of the Lockport City Schools Carol M. White Physical Education Program Three Year Grant. Lockport City School District, Lockport, NY.

Cadzow RB, Abramo M, Rowe J. (2010) North Tonawanda Physical Fitness and Nutrition Assessment Results of the Niagara County Overweight and Obesity Prevention Initiative. Health Association of Niagara County, Inc. (HANCI).

Cadzow RB, Waldorf M. (2009) Vending Machine and A La Carte Items Nutritional Content Assessment and Comparison to Healthy Schools Act Guidelines. Lockport City School District. Health Association of Niagara County, Inc. (HANCI)

Cadzow RB, Waldorf M. (2008) Childhood Obesity Prevention Project: Nutrition Change in Niagara Falls Schools, Summary of Nutritional Analysis for 2007 – 2008 School Year. Health Association of Niagara County, Inc. (HANCI).

Gender & Health

Sabo, D. (1999). Understanding Men’s Health: A Relational and Gender-Sensitive Approach. Published proceedings for the Gender and Health Equity Workshop, Global Health Equity Initiative, Harvard Center for Population and Development Studies (August, 1999), Working Paper Series #99.14.

Sabo, D. (Spring, 1997). Introduction. The President’s Council on Physical Fitness and Sports Report, Physical Activity & Sport in the Lives of Girls: Physical and Mental health Dimensions from an Interdisciplinary Approach. Washington, D.C.: The Department of Health, Education and Welfare.

Sabo, D. (1998). Masculinities and men’s health: Moving toward post-superman era prevention. Reprinted in Kimmel, M. & Messner, M. (Eds.) Men’s Lives (fourth edition). New York: McMillan, pp. 347-361.

Sabo, D. (forthcoming, 2003). Men’s health studies: Origins and trends. In W. Courtenay (Ed.) Men’s Health: Theory and Research. Nashville, TN: Vanderbilt University Press.

Courtenay, W.H., McCreary, D.R. & Merighi, J.R. (2002). Gender and ethnic differences in health beliefs and behaviors. Journal of Health Psychology , 7(3), 219-231.

Courtenay, W.H. (2000). Behavioral factors associated with disease, injury, and death among men: Evidence and implications for prevention. Journal of Men’s Studies , 9(1), 81-142.

Courtenay, W.H. (2000). Constructions of masculinity and their influence on men’s well-being: A theory of gender and health. Social Science & Medicine , 50(10), 1385-1401.

Courtenay, W.H. (2000). Engendering health: A social constructionist examination of men’s health beliefs and behaviors. Psychology of Men and Masculinity, 1(1), 4-15.

Note: An updated list of Will Courtenay’s publications can be found at www.menshealth.org.

Title IX and USA Sport

Sabo, D. (1997). The Women’s Sports Foundation Gender Equity Report Card: A Survey of Athletic Opportunity in American Higher Education (June, 1997). Eisenhower Park: Women’s Sports Foundation. 

Sabo, D. & Partlow, K. (2001). Gender and Sport Education Kit. An educational video and CD-Rom package developed with the American Sport Education Program designed in order to facilitate understanding and discussion of gender equity in school sports programs. Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics Publishers. For product description go to www.humankinetics.com.

Heywood, L. (1999). The Women’s Sports Foundation Report: Addressing the Needs of Female Professional and Amateur Athletes (1999). Eisenhower Park, NY: Women’s Sports Foundation. 

Sabo, D. (1998). Male advocates for women in sports. In Carole Oglesby (Ed.) Encyclopedia of Women and Sport in America, Phoenix, AR: Oryx Press, pp. 202-203.

Sabo, D. (1998). Women’s athletics and the elimination of men’s sports programs. Journal of Sport & Social Issues , 22(1):27-31.

Sabo, D. (1994). Different stakes: Men’s pursuit of gender equity in sports. In M. Messner & D. Sabo (Eds.) Sex, Violence & Power in Sports, Freedom, CA: The Crossing Press, pp. 202-213.

Messner, M. (1994). Boys and girls together: The promise and limits of equal opportunity in sports. In M. Messner & D. Sabo (Eds.) Sex, Violence & Power in Sports, Freedom, CA:The Crossing Press, pp. 197-201.

Sabo, D. & Messner, M. (1994). Changing men through changing sports: An eleven-point strategy. In M. Messner & D. Sabo (Eds.) Sex, Violence & Power in Sports, Freedom, CA: The Crossing Press, pp. 215-218.

Gender and Sport

Chroni, S., Bunker, L. & Sabo, D. (1996). Gender bias and children’s perceptions of the 1996 Olympic Games pictograms. Melpomene: A Journal for Women’s Health Research, 15 (1):18-22.

Sabo, Don & Runfola, Ross (Eds.) (1980). JOCK: Sports & Male Identity (Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall.

Messner, M. A. & Sabo, D. (Eds.) (1995). Sports, Men and the Gender Order. Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics Publishers.

Messner, M., McKay, J., & Sabo, D. (Eds.) (2000). Masculinities, Gender Relations, and Sport. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.

Sports Injury

Sabo, D. (2003). The body politics of sports injury: Culture, power, and the pain principle. In K. Young (Ed.) Sporting Bodies, Damaged Selves: Sociological Studies of Sports-Related Injury. London: Routlege.

Sabo, D. (1999). Pigskin, patriarchy, and pain. Reprinted in Paula S. Rothenberg (Ed.) Race, Class, & Gender in the United States: An Integrated Study. New York: St. Martin's Press (3rd edition).

Masculinities and men’s health: Moving toward post-superman era prevention (1997). In Kimmel, M. & Messner, M. (Eds.) Men’s Lives (3rd edition). New York: McMillan.

Sabo, D. (2001) Doing Time, Doing Masculinity: Sports and Prison (2001). In Sabo, D., Kupers, T. & London, W. (2001). Prison Masculinities. Temple University Press, pp. 61- 67.

Sexuality and Sport

Sabo, D. & Messner, M. A. (2001) Whose Body Is This? Women’s Sports and Sexual Politics. In G. Cohen (Ed.) Women in Sport: Issues and Controversies (2nd edition). Newbury Park, CA: Sage Publications.

Sabo, D. (1999). The myth of the sexual athlete. Reprinted in Estelle Disch (Ed.) Reconstructing Gender: A Multicultural Anthology. London: Mayfield Publishing Company.

Sabo, D. & Oglesby, C. (1996). Policy clears the air around sexual harassment. Journal of Physical Education, Recreation & Dance .

Sport Media

Sabo, D., Jansen, S. C., Tate, D., Duncan, M. C., & Leggett, S. (1996). Televising international sport: race, ethnicity, and nationalistic bias. Journal of Sport & Social Issues , 20(1): 7-21.

Jansen, S. C. & Sabo, D. (1998). Prometheus unbound: Constructions of masculinity in sports media. L. Wenner. (Ed.) MediaSport: Cultural Sensibilities and Sport in the Media Age. Routledge, pp. 202-217.

Sabo, D., Gray, P. & Moore, L. Televised sports, masculinity, and domestic violence (1999). Messner, M., McKay, J., & Sabo, D. (Eds.). Masculinities, Gender Relations & Sport. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications, pp. 127-146.

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