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Nancy I. Williams and Alan L. Smith

“Fireside Chat” with senior leaders in the field. In line with the diversity of AKA member units, the presentations and resulting articles demonstrate the originality, adaptability, and creativity of a range of approaches to promote physical activity through kinesiology teaching and outreach. They highlight

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Justine J. Reel

the dedicated hands of Donald Marks, PsyD, for the last 4 years; I am pleased to receive the EIC baton from him and keep JCSP on its upward trajectory. To assist with this exciting transition, new members have been added to the editorial board to enhance diversity and expand our capacity to publish

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Carrie B. Scherzer and Justine J. Reel

losing sight of institutional history along with the importance of promoting diversity and inclusiveness in our profession. AASP has a strong tradition of being student-centered and has always carefully considered actions or policies that could negatively affect students. One of the gravest concerns

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Catherine Carty, Hidde P. van der Ploeg, Stuart J.H. Biddle, Fiona Bull, Juana Willumsen, Lindsay Lee, Kaloyan Kamenov, and Karen Milton

due to indirectness. Furthermore, in recognition of the diversity across the population living with disability, the WHO Guidelines included ‘best practice statements’ to clearly direct individuals, and where relevant care givers, to tailor the recommendations to functional ability, health status, and

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Shannon S.C. Herrick and Lindsay R. Duncan

, & Landers, 2010 ; Daniel & Butkus, 2015 ; Mereish & Poteat, 2015 ). Given the diversity encompassed by the umbrella term LGBTQ+, a glossary of terms ( Appendix ) including sexual orientations, gender identities, and other LGBTQ+ terms has been created to accompany this research. All terms that are defined

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Terese Wilhelmsen, Marit Sørensen, and Ørnulf N. Seippel

ability in PE may also impede positive peer relations and lead to rivalry and devaluation of diversity ( Obrusnikova & Dillon, 2012 ). Previous studies support the association between perceived mastery climate and positive correlates such as enjoyment, task orientation, and confidence in sport and PE, and

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George B. Cunningham, Erin Buzuvis, and Chris Mosier

terminology. Illustrative of the diversity of language used, Beemyn and Rankin ( 2011 ) collected data from over 1,200 transgender individuals. They asked the participants to list the term they preferred when describing their gender identity and expression, and 479 unique descriptors emerged. Examples include

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Wojtek Chodzko-Zajko, Erica M. Taylor, and T. Gilmour Reeve

to broader understandings in kinesiology. In addition, an understanding of philosophical and historical issues will help prepare the future professionals for the numerous ethical questions they will face on graduation. Coursework in the humanities helps students understand and appreciate diversity

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David I. Anderson

the likes of Alexander and Feldenkrais and those who have followed their leads. Limiting the special issue to the current contributions does not do justice to the diversity of CAAME that currently exist. The origins of these approaches are ancient, although they proliferated in Western culture greatly

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Elin Ekblom-Bak, Örjan Ekblom, Gunnar Andersson, Peter Wallin, and Björn Ekblom

those individuals who are not engaged in additional PA outside of school hours, as school PE classes are thought to present a diversity of activities for the child/adolescent to try and perform. PE class participation (in women) and, in a dose–response manner, increasing PA outside school hours increase