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Dr. Peter F. Hager


Office: B325 Tuttle Northhager
Phone: (585) 395-2373


PhD, University of Tennessee, Knoxville (Education)
M.A., Kent State University (Physical Education) 
M.A., University of South Carolina (Philosophy)
B.A., Wittenberg University

Area(s) of specialty:
Philosophy of Sport

Research interest(s):
Sport Ethics
Sport & Values
Competition in Youth Sport


Torres, C. R., & Hager, P. F. (2007). De-emphasizing competition in organized youth sport: Misdirected reforms and misled children. Journal of the Philosophy of Sport, 34, 194-210.

Hager, P. F., & Torres, C. R. (2007). Just evaluation systems in competitive sport. The Journal of Physical Education, Recreation and Dance, 78(7), 27-32.

Torres, C. R., & Hager, P. F. (2005). Competitive sport, evaluation systems, and just results: The case of Rugby Union’s bonus-point system.  Journal of the Philosophy of Sport, 32, 208-222.

Giacobbi, Jr., P. R., Pocwardowski, A.,, & Hager, P. (2005). A pragmatic research philosophy for applied sport psychology.  The Sport Psychologist19, 18-31.

Hager, P. F. (1995). Redefining success in competitive activities. Journal of Physical Education, Recreation and Dance66(5), 26-30.

Last Updated 1/2/15