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from the literature for aerobic fitness and body fat and highlight that Zumba is beneficial to improve fitness and wellbeing in healthy women but might not be appropriate on its own for weight loss. Weight on the Bar vs. Weight on the Scale: Disordered Eating Pathology in Competitive Female

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Andrew Hammond, Ruth Jeanes, Dawn Penney and Deana Leahy

-ableism classification is one of the many necessary techniques of neo-liberal governance that serves to contribute to the maintenance of ableist assumptions and structure of competitive swimming. Classification, Disability Sport and Swimming Classification is key to governing populations, and as a technique it serves

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Cecilia Stenling and Michael Sam

have been key to Swedish voluntary sport’s acquisition of its position as a sole provider of competitive sport. In lieu of a government agency, such as Sport Canada, U.K. Sport, or Sport New Zealand, the SSC is granted authority and autonomy to act on behalf of the government in the distribution of the

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Kari Stefansen, Gerd Marie Solstad, Åse Strandbu and Maria Hansen

her athletic performance. Hence, CASRs represented a possible threat to the notion that playing time should be determined based on performance and skill—which complies with the logic of competitive sports. The athletes more readily accepted CASRs if all the athletes in the group were treated equally

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Alan L. Smith and Daniel Gould

only MSU but also Lake Superior State College, the University of Michigan, and Wayne State University. The overall purpose of the study was to assess the impact of selected competitive sport programs on young people age 5–17 years, with a focus on determining the beneficial and detrimental effects of

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

program connections with ACSM and NSCA, especially as the program was designated as an NSCA Education Recognition Program. This concern was alleviated once the department faculty became more familiar with the AKA and realized that these professional organizations are complementary and not competitive. In

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Wei-Yen Li

the fan campaigns, which generate media attention. For example, NBA China launched a campaign with Chivas, which is called “CHIVAS·NBA 就是燃,” an event promotion in which Chivas looked to infuse the NBA’s exciting, competitive, and emotional image into Chivas’ original brand image to attract a younger

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George B. Cunningham, Erin Buzuvis and Chris Mosier

participation at the highest, most competitive level of sport more inclusive. The NCAA made an initial step in issuing transgender guidelines, but these are now more restrictive than those offered by the IOC. Finally, interscholastic programs run the inclusiveness gamut. In some states such as Washington

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Matea Wasend and Nicole M. LaVoi

coaching in other sports and across competitive levels could be compared. Perhaps more importantly, this data could be compared to the entry rates of male athletes to help clarify whether the shortage of female coaches stems from fewer female athletes entering coaching or more early career female coaches

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Kwame J.A. Agyemang, Brennan K. Berg and Rhema D. Fuller

should have had more respect for what they were down there for. On the other hand, George Foreman, when he won his gold medal, he went around the ring waving the American flag.” (White, male, shooting) Olympics as Competition Overall, 27 Olympians spoke of the competitive nature of the Olympic Games when