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German study investigates athlete perception of anti-doping measures

Date
16 October 2018
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25 recommendations from Gender Equality Review Project

Date
20 March 2018
News Article

Special Issue of Sport in Society

Date
5 February 2018
Abstract

Commentators have suggested that action sports have provided space for more progressive gendered power relations than many more traditional, institutionalized sex-segregated sports. However, as action sports become institutionalized via Olympic inclusion, what are the potential opportunities and...

Author(s)
Wheaton, B.; Thorpe, H.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Sport & Social Issues, 2018, 42, 5, pp 315-342
Abstract

Introduction. The aim of the study was twofold. The first aim was to specify attitudes toward using performance-enhancing drugs (doping) among athletes practising different sports disciplines. The second aim was to present the Polish version and validation of the Performance Enhancement Attitude...

Author(s)
Sas-Nowosielski, K.; Budzisz, A.
Publisher
De Gruyter Open, Warsaw, Poland
Citation
Polish Journal of Sport and Tourism, 2018, 25, 2, pp 10-13
Abstract

Sports media are significant to the construction and representation of sports cultures and sporting bodies. They function as public pedagogies that frame knowledge and learning negotiated within and beyond physical education (PE) lessons. In this capacity public pedagogies of sports media inform...

Author(s)
Wrench, A.; Garrett, R.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Sport, Education and Society, 2018, 23, 8, pp 748-760
Abstract

Despite the increasing popularity of women's sports, it has generally been found that female athletes receive less media coverage and are portrayed negatively with myriad gender-specific descriptors. Such biased representations warrant attention as they construct and reinforce traditional gender...

Author(s)
Yip, A.
Publisher
Sage Publications Ltd, London, UK
Citation
International Review for the Sociology of Sport, 2018, 53, 5, pp 517-532
Abstract

The purpose of this study is to understand, through the lens of social identity theory (SIT), perceptions of sportscasters commentating on female athletes playing what media and sports scholars have characterized as stereotypically feminine sports. Using an experimental approach with university...

Author(s)
Pratt, A. N.; Tadlock, M. E.; Watts, L. L.; Wilson, T. C.; Denham, B. E.
Publisher
University of Nebraska Press, Lincoln, USA
Citation
Journal of Sports Media, 2018, 13, 1, pp 75-97
Abstract

This study investigates issues of gender, race and identity, as enacted through social media, focusing on the abuse experienced by tennis player Serena Williams during the 2015 Wimbledon Championships. A netnographic analysis of discriminatory or abusive comments relating to Williams were collected ...

Author(s)
Litchfield, C.; Kavanagh, E.; Osborne, J.; Jones, I.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
European Journal for Sport and Society, 2018, 15, 2, pp 154-170
Abstract

Analyses of the determinants for participation in specific sports have been neglected and the use of demographic profiling in equestrian sports is limited. The aim of this research was to compare demographic profiles of British Olympic equestrian athletes, across and within disciplines, and suggest ...

Author(s)
Dumbell, L. C.; Rowe, L.; Douglas, J. L.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Sport in Society: Cultures, Commerce, Media, Politics, 2018, 21, 9, pp 1337-1350

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