Electronic Theses and Dissertations

Date

2019

Date of Award

2019

Document Type

Dissertation

Degree Name

Doctor of Education

Committee Chair

Donna Menke

Committee Member

Wendy Griswold

Committee Member

R. Eric Platt

Committee Member

Justin Lawhead

Abstract

Siegfried, Emanuel Kenneth. Ed.D. The University of Memphis. December 2019. Enhancing the Female Student-Athlete Satisfaction at an NCAA Division I Limited-Resource Institution. Major Professor: Donna Menke, Ph.D.This study conducted a quantitative analysis on pre-recorded secondary data from a student-athlete survey previously conducted at East Valley University (UVU). There were 734 participants in the study with 330 being male and 404 being female student-athletes. A comparative between group design was used. The first research question examined was to what degree do males and females differ in satisfaction with their coaches, equity of athletics-related resources, and athletic-related facilities. The second research question examined to what degree do females differ between the type of sport they play and their level of satisfaction with coaches, equity of athletic-related resources, and athletic-related facilities. The final research question examined to what degree does student-athlete satisfaction differ by years of survey with coaches, equity of athletic-related resources, and athletic-related facilities at a Division I institution with limited resources. The data analysis for all three research questions was a multiple analysis of variance (MANOVA). Post-hoc, univariate testing was also utilized when the MANOVA was found to be statistically significant at p

Comments

Data is provided by the student.

Library Comment

Dissertation or thesis originally submitted to ProQuest

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