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Sport

Our selective coverage of sports literature includes sports economics and sociology, participation, marketing, sports events, and nutrition and health

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This paper proposes a geographical reading of nature sports and recreational-tourist spaces. Nature sports have gone from being mere recreational physical activities to become a product of great potential in the tourism market in many rural, mountain and coastal areas. In this work the main...

Author(s)
Rivera Mateos, M.
Publisher
Asociación de Geógrafos Españoles
Publication
Boletín de la Asociación de Geógrafos Españoles, 2018, No.77, pp 462-492
Abstract

Participation in sport and Physical Education (PE) has historically been heavily gendered, and the glorification of masculinity and sporting prowess is viewed as a potentially negative influence on participation for both males and females. This paper explores male and female experiences of sport...

Author(s)
Metcalfe, S.
Publisher
Routledge
Publication
Sport, Education and Society, 2018, 23, 7, pp 681-693
Abstract

The authors have previously introduced the concept of utilizing point spreads to measure competitive balance in professional sports and a methodology for doing so. They assessed competitive balance in the National Football League and the National Basketball Association. This methodology was...

Author(s)
Bowman, R. A.; Lambrinos, J.; Ashman, T.
Publisher
Routledge
Publication
Applied Economics, 2018, 50, 46, pp 4925-4936
News Article

After a number of high-profile deaths among soccer players, including that of the Cameroon international Marc-Viven Foe during an international match...

Date
August 2018
Author(s)
David Simpson
AbstractFull Text

The participation of women in high performance sports is growing; however, literature is still scarce regarding the influence of hormonal aspects and the menstrual cycle (MC) on physical performance. Identify the influence of MC on the performance of athletes. Literature review using two databases...

Author(s)
Neis, C.; Pizzi, J.
Publisher
Arquivos de Ciencias da Saude da UNIPAR
Publication
Arquivos de Ciências da Saúde da UNIPAR, 2018, 22, 2, pp 123-128
AbstractFull Text

The aim of the research was to study the elemental and biochemical profiles of disabled athletes. Male athletes of sledge hockey club took part in the research. The control group consisted of men not going in for sports and working in hazardous industry. Methods. Biochemical blood characteristics...

Author(s)
Notova, S. V.; Kiyaeva, E. V.; Ermakova, N. V.; Kazakova, T. V.; Marshinskaya, O. V.
Publisher
Northern State Medical University
Publication
Ekologiya Cheloveka / Human Ecology, 2018, No.6, pp 52-58
AbstractFull Text

Purpose: Cold weather exercise is common in many regions of the world; however, it is unclear whether respiratory function and symptom worsen progressively with colder air temperatures. Furthermore, it is unclear whether high-ventilation sport background exacerbates dysfunction and symptoms....

Author(s)
Kennedy, M. D.; Faulhaber, M.
Publisher
Division of Allergy and Respiratory Medicine, Soonchunhyang University Bucheon Hospital
Publication
Allergy, Asthma & Immunology Research, 2018, 10, 1, pp 43-51

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