Find out more here. Jonathan is a researcher, teacher educator and qualified teacher. He is deeply committed to research which advances inclusion and social justice for marginalised groups and individuals. Prior to his current role, Jonathan led the Primary Teacher Education courses at the University of Huddersfield and he led institutional wide learning, teaching and assessment at Leeds Trinity University He gained his professorship at Leeds Beckett University in Prior to his academic career, Jonathan was a primary school teacher and Assistant Headteacher Jonathan teaches on postgraduate and undergraduate primary and secondary initial teacher education courses and distance learning programmes in the Carnegie School of Education. He supervises undergraduate and postgraduate dissertations across a range of courses. Find what you’re looking for Find Icon. Close search button.
Factors that affect food choices include the physical and social environments, quality, quantity, perceived healthfulness, and convenience. The personal food choice process was defined as the procedures used by athletes for making food choices, including the weighing and balancing of activities of daily life, physical well-being, convenience, monetary resources, and social relationships. To develop a theoretical model explaining the personal food choice processes of collegiate football players. Fifteen football players were purposefully sampled to represent various positions, years of athletic eligibility, and ethnic backgrounds. For text data collection, we used predetermined, open-ended questions. Data were analyzed using the constant comparison method. The athletes’ words were used to label and describe their interactions and experiences with the food choice process. Member checks and an external audit were conducted by a qualitative methodologist and a nutrition specialist, and the findings were triangulated with the current literature to ensure trustworthiness of the text data. Time was the core category and yielded a cyclic graphic of a theoretical model for the food choice system. Planning hydration, macronutrient strategies, snacks, and healthful food choices emerged as themes. The athletes planned meals and snacks around their academic and athletic schedules while attempting to consume foods identified as healthful.
In a few instances, the players reported eating the evening meal together. J Sport Behav. Athletes at the DII collegiate level of competition were primarily responsible for obtaining their own food. Glazzard J; Bostwick R Supporting the mental health of children and young people: a whole school approach. Healthful food choices needed to fit into a food-related decision process for determining where and when the food would be purchased and eaten. Stop Smoking Services. Circular Relationships in the Theoretical Model The athlete can enter the cycle at any point and proceed around the circle clockwise, counterclockwise, or straight across. Follow Us. Every once in a while it would be with a teammate. The researcher listened for ethnic references to foods or food specialties, but none emerged.