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Steven J. Petruzzello and Allyson G. Box

Physical Activity on Campus Cardinal, Sorensen, and Cardinal ( 2012 ) noted that the earliest university physical education program directed by Hitchcock at Amherst College (MA) was “to provide activities that would help Amherst students maintain their health and relieve the strain associated with their

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Debra J. Rose

The papers published in this issue of Kinesiology Review are based on scholarly presentations delivered at the 88th annual meeting of the National Academy of Kinesiology (NAK) held in Chicago, IL, from September 20 to 22, 2018. The theme of the conference was “Physical Activity and Sedentary

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Nancy I. Williams and Alan L. Smith

dedicated to the publication of scholarly, peer-reviewed manuscripts that capture the content presented at the AKA Leadership Workshop held in Tampa, FL, January 24–25, 2020. The theme of the meeting was “Promoting Physical Activity through Kinesiology Teaching and Outreach: An Eye toward the Future.” The

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Pirkko Markula

In 1997, Alan Ingham asserted that, “At the heart of physical culture stand the human body and movement” (p. 176). The main task of a sport sociologist, as a scholar of physical culture, was to engage with movement. “Movement,” he continued, “is a neural­physiological and kinesiological activity

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

discipline focused on the study of physical activity. It advocates for kinesiology as the appropriate designation of the academic discipline and works with kinesiology administrators to enhance the quality of our academic units and our undergraduate and graduate degree programs. The AKA offers leadership

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Lori A. Gano-Overway

With this issue, the Women in Sport and Physical Activity Journal (WSPAJ), the official journal of the Program for the Advancement of Girls and Women in Sport and Physical Activity (PAGWSPA) at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNC-G), enters its 27th year as a leading publication

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Lori A. Gano-Overway

The editorial team for the Women in Sport and Physical Activity Journal (WSPAJ) has been actively working to improve the quality of the journal and continue to address topics with relevance to women and girls in physical activity settings. I would like to highlight three actions that have

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Leslee A. Fisher

coaching so that we can explore the outlines and delineations of the oppression. The eight papers in this special issue of Women in Sport and Physical Activity Journal ( WSPAJ ) give voice to the experiences of female coaches at multiple levels of sport competition and from multiple standpoints along the

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Nicola Brown, Jacky Forsyth, Rachael Bullingham, and Claire-Marie Roberts

and issues surrounding female participation in physical activity. Key areas of focus were the practical application of research to increase the opportunities for females in sport and exercise and minimize and overcome identified barriers. The Conference Committee comprised of Dr. Nicola Brown (Chair

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scholastic athletics, an exponential rise in musculoskeletal trauma accompanied the explosion of female sports participation; mostly regarding knee injuries which comprise up to 50% of all sporting activities. Specifically, the incidence of patellofemoral (PF) pain (25%/>2x) and anterior cruciate ligament