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Earl Gregg Swem Library

Youth Athletes: Sports Programs’ Guidance, Practices, and Policies to Help Prevent and Respond to Sexual Abuse

Categories: Athletics/Exercise,Children,Sex Issues,Youth

http://www.gao.gov/assets/680/670543.pdf

Examines the role of federal agencies in preventing sexual abuse of young athletes and steps that high performance athletic programs take to prevent and respond to such abuse.  From the Government Accountability Office

 

American Time Use Survey 2014 Results

Categories: Athletics/Exercise,Children,Labor/Employment,Literacy/Reading,Recreation/Travel,Statistics

http://www.bls.gov/news.release/pdf/atus.pdf

Latest data on such factors as number of hours worked from home, time devoted to household and leisure activities, and care of household children.  From the Bureau of Labor Statistics

 

Early Release of Selected Estimates Based on Data from the 2014 National Health Interview Survey

http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/nhis/earlyrelease/earlyrelease201506.pdf

Updates estimates for 15 selected health measures and presents estimates from 1997 through 2013 for comparison.  The measures include health insurance coverage, physical activity, obesity, smoking and drinking, and psychological distress.   From the National Center for Health Statistics

 

Baseball Resources at the Library of Congress

Categories: Athletics/Exercise,Libraries/Museums

http://www.loc.gov/rr/program/bib/baseball/

A guide to baseball-related resources available online at the library’s website and in its physical collections.  Includes information about other baseball websites and a bibliography of print resources for all ages.  From the Library of Congress

 

United States of America v. Jeffrey Webb et al.

Categories: Athletics/Exercise,Crime/Justice,Headlines

http://www.justice.gov/opa/file/450211/download

Text of the indictment against leading officials of the international soccer organization known as FIFA for racketeering.  From the Justice Department

 

Nine FIFA Officials and Five Corporate Executives Indicted for Racketeering Conspiracy and Corruption

Categories: Athletics/Exercise,Crime/Justice,Headlines

http://www.justice.gov/opa/pr/nine-fifa-officials-and-five-corporate-executives-indicted-racketeering-conspiracy-and

Agency press release which describes the 47 count indictment in federal court in New York City against high-ranking officials of the Federation Internationale de Football Association (FIFA).  Also provides links to the indictment document.  From the Justice Department

 

Movies, Music, and Sports: U.S. Entertainment Spending, 2008-2013

Categories: Athletics/Exercise,Recreation/Travel,Statistics

http://www.bls.gov/opub/btn/volume-4/movies-music-sports-entertainment-spending.htm

Examines U.S. entertainment spending from 2008 to 2013 in four broad categories: fees and admissions, AV equipment/services, pets-toys-hobbies-playground equipment, and other entertainment equipment/services. From the Bureau of Labor Statistics

 

Virginia House of Delegates Bill No. 1897

Categories: Athletics/Exercise,Education-Higher,Laws/Regulations,Virginia Issues

https://lis.virginia.gov/cgi-bin/legp604.exe?151+ful+HB1897H2+pdf

Sets restrictions on student athletic fees at Virginia institutions of higher education and creates an Intercollegiate Athletics Review Commission to oversee recommendations of the Board of Visitors at Virginia public colleges and universities about adding or changing the level of competition of existing athletic programs.  Passed by the House 1/23/15.  From the Legislative Information System of the Virginia General Assembly.

 

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