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Special Issue now indexed on Leisure Tourism

Date
19 January 2017
Abstract

This article contributes to breaking down the methodological nationalism in sport through which talent development is perceived and organized within a nation's borders. It develops an alternative transnational perspective on learning conditions in professional sport by using Etienne Wenger's...

Author(s)
Agergaard, S.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Sport in Society: Cultures, Commerce, Media, Politics, 2017, 20, 10, pp 1457-1469
Abstract

Young girls or young women with girlish figures now commonly enter into women's elite figure skating. This 'girlification' can be partly attributed to the structural age rules, the rules that govern the age-specific training advancement in figure skating. The purpose of this research was to explore ...

Author(s)
Story, C.; Markula, P.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Sport in Society: Cultures, Commerce, Media, Politics, 2017, 20, 9, pp 1223-1240
Abstract

Media are often criticized for their portrayal of women's sports and female athletes. But athletes now have direct access to their public and potential fans through social media, which give them a chance to frame themselves the way they wish. This study is a quantitative content analysis of ...

Author(s)
Coche, R.
Publisher
University of Nebraska Press, Lincoln, USA
Citation
Journal of Sports Media, 2017, 12, 1, pp 89-112
Abstract

Today's elite athletes face increasing demands to develop a new media presence in order to build their personal brand and connect with a wide variety of stakeholders. Myriad studies have focused on athletes' new media use by examining content posted online; however, few studies have examined new ...

Author(s)
Geurin, A. N.
Publisher
Human Kinetics, Inc., Champaign, USA
Citation
Journal of Sport Management, 2017, 31, 4, pp 345-359
Abstract

Athletic scandals have become popular theme in sport and many studies have focused on examining the impact of sport celebrity scandals on sport fans, teams, and organizations. Nevertheless, there has been minimal research regarding effective media response strategies when sport celebrity scandals...

Author(s)
Hwang GeumChan
Publisher
Greek Center for Sport Science Research, Sparta, Greece
Citation
Choregia: Sport Management International Journal, 2017, 13, 1, pp 13-31
Abstract

The purpose of this study was to examine the role of body perceptions in elite women basketball players' negotiation of their athletic and feminine identities in and outside of sport. Semi-structured interviews were conducted with six elite female basketball players and data were analysed using...

Author(s)
Bennett, E. V.; Scarlett, L.; Clarke, L. H.; Crocker, P. R. E.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Qualitative Research in Sport, Exercise and Health, 2017, 9, 2, pp 233-246
News Article

Special Issue looks at promise and pitfalls

Date
30 August 2016
News Article

Sport England to continue to invest in This Girl Can

Date
11 July 2016
Abstract

Background: The use of dietary supplements has greatly increased in the past few years. Few studies described the prevalence of supplement use among gym trainees. The practices of most of the athletes and gym trainees in Egypt remain undocumented. This study aimed to assess the prevalence of...

Author(s)
Abo Ali, E. A.; Elgamal, H. H.
Publisher
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc., Hagerstown, USA
Citation
Journal of the Egyptian Public Health Association, 2016, 91, 4, pp 185-191

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