Ashley Bowers

 

Associate Professor

Ashley Bowers

Office: KHS 109 
Phone: 985-549-3844
Email: abowers@southeastern.edu

Courses Taught

KIN 232:     Introduction to Sport Management
KIN 276:     Practicum in Sport Management
KIN 332:     Sport Information and Media Relations
KIN 333:     Governance in Sport
KIN 334:     Social Aspects of Sport
KIN 362:     History of Sport and Physical Ed.
KIN 366:     Facility and Event Management
KIN 380:     Legal-Ethical Implications for Sport
KIN 406:     Sport Promotion and Fundraising
KIN 410:     Internship in Sport Management
KIN 451:     Sport Administration
KIN 632:     Independent Research (Graduate)
KIN 633      Independent Reading (Graduate)
KIN 693:     Socio-Cultural Issues in Sport (Graduate)
KIN 695:     Legal Issues in Sport/Fitness (Graduate)
KIN 696:     Event Management (Graduate)
KIN 710:     Internship in Sport Management (Graduate)

 

Education

Ph.D., 2007, Human Performance/Administration & Teaching
University of Southern Mississippi

M.S., 2002, Kinesiology
Louisiana State University

B.S., 1998, Education
Louisiana State University 

 

Honors/Awards

College of Nursing and Health Sciences, Southeastern Louisiana University, Excellence in Service Award, 2012-2013 

College of Nursing and Health Sciences, Southeastern Louisiana University, Excellence in Service Award, 2011-2012

Outstanding Doctoral Student, University of Southern Mississippi, School of Human Performance and Recreation, 2006-2007

 

Sample Publications

Peer-Reviewed

Gibson, A. & Drane, D. (2006) Gender, Age, and Race as Predictors of Sports-Viewing Behavior of Sport Management Undergraduates.  The Sport Journal, 9(2) ISSN: 1543-9518. 

Hall, S.A., Bowers, A. & Martin, C.L.L. (2011). An exploratory study of job satisfaction levels of athletic marketing directors at national collegiate athletic association (NCAA) division I-A institutions. International Journal of Sport Management, Recreation and Tourism, 6(1), 1-17. 

Martin, C.L.L., Miller, L., Elsisi, R., Bowers, A., & Hall, S. (2011). An analysis of collegiate athletic marketing strategies and evaluation processes. Journal of Issues in Intercollegiate Athletics, 4(1), 42-54.

Naquin, M., Cole, D., Bowers, A., & Walkwitz E. (2011) Environmental Health Knowledge, Attitudes and Practices of Students in Grades Four through Eight. Research in Health, Physical Education, Recreation, Sport & Dance, 6(2), 45-50.

Gillan, W., Naquin, M., Zannis, M., Bowers, A., Brewer, J., & Russell, S. (2013).  Correlations among Stress, Physical Activity and Nutrition:  School Employee Health Behavior.  Research in Health, Physical Education, Recreation, Sport & Dance,8(1), 55-60. 

Bowers, A., Speed, N.M., Wolfe, B., Miller, J.J. & Martin, C.L.L. (2013). The impact
of print media on the thin ideal of collegiate female athletes. Journal Contemporary Athletics, 7(4).

Bowers, A., Martin, C.L.L., Miller, J.J., Wolfe, B., & Speed, N.M. (2013). I feel pressure: Exploring the phenomenon of body image formation in collegiate female athletes within the context of social comparison theory.  Journal of Coaching Education. 6(2), 78-100.

Osborn, J., Naquin, M., Gillan, W., & Bowers, A. (2016).  The Impact of Weight Perception on  the Health Behaviors of College Students.  American Journal of Health Education, 47(5), 287-298.

Invited, Editor Reviewed

Bowers, A.  Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs. Swyane, L.E. & Dodds, M. (2011). Encyclopedia of Sports Management and Marketing. Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE Publications, Inc.

Bowers, A.  Piracy. Swyane, L.E. & Dodds, M. (2011). Encyclopedia of Sports Management and Marketing. Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE Publications, Inc.

Bowers, A. Role of Sport Facility Manager. Swyane, L.E. & Dodds, M. (2011). Encyclopedia of Sports Management and Marketing. Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE Publications, Inc.

Bowers, A. Turf Management. Swyane, L.E. & Dodds, M. (2011). Encyclopedia of Sports Management and Marketing. Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE Publications, Inc.

Published abstracts

Smith, N., Bowers, A., Naquin, M., & Gillan, W. (2016).  An Analysis of the Influence of the Boston Marathon Bombing on Sport Management at a Big East Conference University in the United States.  LAHPERD Journal, 79(2), 7.

Grants 

Bowers, A. & Naquin, M. (2013).  “Using Tablets to Enhance Students’ Understanding of their Disciplines and Promote their Professional Development.” STF Large Project Proposal, Southeastern Louisiana University, $15,500 Status:  Funded  

Currie, P., Bradford, J. & Bowers, A. (2013). “Sympodium Educational Technology.” STF Large Project Proposal, Southeastern Louisiana University, $55,000  Status:  Funded 

Bowers, A. (2011). “Enhancing Student Learning of Sport Governance.”  Teaching Enhancement Grant, Center for Faculty Excellence, Southeastern Louisiana University, $370 Status:  Funded

Bowers, A. (2009). “Implementing Qualitative Research into Sport Management Courses.” Teaching Enhancement Grant, Center for Faculty Excellence, Southeastern Louisiana University, $500 Status:  Funded

Bowers, A. (2008). “Providing Learning Enhancement for Students in KHS Courses Via Instructional Videos.” Teaching Enhancement Grant, Center for Faculty Excellence, Southeastern Louisiana University, $500 Status:  Funded