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Community sport organizations provide youth with opportunities to engage in organized sport through the dedication of volunteers. One group important to the implementation of programs are coaches. Therefore, the purpose of this research was to explore the sacrifices of a volunteer coach at the...

Author(s)
Edwards, J.; Kulczycki, C.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Leisure/Loisir, 2022, 46, 3, pp 347-380
Abstract

Football is one of the most popular organized leisure activities, and sports clubs organize many volunteers. But participation is stratified, volunteering among parents is class based and especially immigrant girls participate less. The aim of this study is to explore volunteering for children's...

Author(s)
Kassman, A.; Kneck, Å.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Soccer and Society, 2022, 23, 6, pp 583-596
Abstract

The purpose of the article is to explain the differences in public policy for sports clubs among European countries. It uses empirical materials from the 'Social Inclusion and Volunteering in Sports Clubs in Europe' project. The comparison is based on the theory of opportunity structure. The...

Author(s)
Ibsen, B.; Nichols, G.; Piątkowska, M.; Nagel, S.; Llopis-Goig, R.; Elmose-Osterlund, K.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
International Journal of Sport Policy and Politics, 2022, 14, 3, pp 435-451
Abstract

Background: Vitamin D promotes bone and muscle growth in non-athletes, suggesting supplementation may be ergogenic in athletes. Our primary aim was to determine if modest Vitamin D supplementation augments favorable body composition changes (increased bone and lean mass and decreased fat mass) and...

Author(s)
Hew-Butler, T.; Aprik, C.; Byrd, B.; Sabourin, J.; Vansumeren, M.; Smith-Hale, V.; Blow, A.
Publisher
Taylor & Francis Group, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of the International Society of Sports Nutrition, 2022, 19, 34-48, pp 34-48
Abstract

Purpose: The purpose of this study was to explore the relationships among measurements of muscle quality and rowing performance in college-aged club rowers. Methods: Ten men and women (mean ± SD: age: 22.1 ± 4.0 years; ht: 180.5 ± 8.3 cm; wt: 79.0 ± 13.5 kg) volunteered to participate in this...

Author(s)
Nabavizadeh, O.; Herda, A. A.
Publisher
United States Sports Academy, Alabama, USA
Citation
The Sport Journal, 2022, 25, 1,
Abstract

Although lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans (LGBT) adults may face stigmatization in sport settings that undermines this otherwise identity enhancing form of leisure, LGBT-focused sport groups provide a supportive setting for sport participation. We examine facets of ego involvement (e.g., identity...

Author(s)
Mock, S. E.; Misener, K.; Havitz, M. E.
Publisher
Routledge, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Leisure Sciences, 2022, 44, 6, pp 750-767
Abstract

Objectives: Our purpose was to investigate the relationships between leisure types and coping, happiness, and life satisfaction among veterans. Methods: Our sample was 106 veterans. We used hierarchical multiple regression analysis to examine the relationships of the previously identified...

Author(s)
Kim HyangMi; Kim JaeHyun; Lee JungJoo; Kim JunHyoung
Publisher
PNG Publications, Star City, USA
Citation
American Journal of Health Behavior, 2022, 46, 3, pp 209-217
Abstract

In this article we argue that extant research in event studies on volunteering has predominantly been conducted through disembodied managerial lenses using formulaic conceptual frames. This has resulted in the neglect of more phenomenological approaches that explore volunteers' lived experiences....

Author(s)
Owen, S.; Chambers, D.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Putnam Valley, USA
Citation
Event Management, 2022, 26, 4, pp 747-761
Abstract

Research has shown that having meaningful occupations and active, valued social roles is important in successfully transitioning into retirement. Golf is often associated with retirees and studies show participation can have generic health benefits. However, this research aims to explore if golf...

Author(s)
Hall, T. E. D.; Birtles, D.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Qualitative Research in Sport, Exercise and Health, 2022, 14, 3, pp 382-396
Abstract

This study aimed to identify factors associated with engaging in sports and exercise volunteering among older adults. We used cross-sectional data from the Japan Gerontological Evaluation Study (JAGES), a nationwide mail survey of 20,877 older adults from 60 municipalities. Multilevel mixed-effects ...

Author(s)
Tsuji, T.; Kanamori, S.; Yamakita, M.; Sato, A.; Yokoyama, M.; Miyaguni, Y.; Kondo, K.
Publisher
Nature Publishing Group, London, UK
Citation
Scientific Reports, 2022, 12, 3,

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