Publication Date

1-1-2006

Document Type

Dissertation/Thesis

First Advisor

Rintala

Degree Name

B.S. (Bachelor of Science)

Department

Department of Kinesiology and Physical Education

Abstract

The purpose of this study is to determine if female and male collegiate athletes are depicted equally on their university's athletic websites. Nine University athletic websites were analyzed, comparing the amount and type of articles and pictures between male and female athletes. The results suggest that male and female athletes are represented equally on collegiate athletic websites, with females tending to be overrepresented.

Comments

Includes bibliographical references.

Extent

19 pages

Language

eng

Publisher

Northern Illinois University

Rights Statement

In Copyright

Rights Statement 2

NIU theses are protected by copyright. They may be viewed from Huskie Commons for any purpose, but reproduction or distribution in any format is prohibited without the written permission of the authors.

Media Type

Text

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