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Jay Coakley

infrastructure, the production of significant knowledge, and the diversity of scholars—are identified in this section and discussed in connection with the external factors that have influenced them and the sociology of sport. Global Growth Over the last 40 years, the sociology of sport has attracted more

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Justine J. Reel

committed to addressing diversity, equity, and inclusion. The journal’s mission can be found on the JCSP website and as follows: The overall mission of the Journal of Clinical Sport Psychology ( JCSP ) is to disseminate scholarly, peer-reviewed work that integrates therapeutic strategies and performance

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Frances Bevington, Katrina L. Piercy, Kate Olscamp, Sandra W. Hilfiker, Dena G. Fisher, and Elizabeth Y. Barnett

diversity. 14 Only participants who were identified as physical activity contemplators (based on their answers to questions about their physical activity behavior and intention) and reported infrequent physical activity were eligible to be included in the study. Activity level was determined through

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Eleni Diakogeorgiou, R. Richard Ray Jr., Sara Brown, Jay Hertel, and Douglas J. Casa

with openness to diversity, equity, and inclusion. The athletic training profession of 1980 and earlier was almost exclusively composed of White men. Women began to swell the ranks of ATs as Title IX began to expand opportunities for girls and women to participate in athletics and thus gain exposure to

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Joseph Hamill, Kathleen M. Knutzen, and Timothy R. Derrick

sessions, each with a different topic area in biomechanics. Some of these topic areas are listed in Table  1 . These different topic areas are an indication of the diversity of the areas of study within biomechanics. Table 1 Topic Areas Illustrating the Diversity of Content in Biomechanics Sport

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Susan Carter

equality, acceptance of diversity, intolerance of harassment and abuse, and fairness with transgender athletes. She co-founded the evidence-based advocacy group on the international stage known as Women Sport International (WSI). Professor Barbara Drinkwater As a physiologist, Barbara has had a major

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Fiona Pelly and Susie Parker Simmons

particularly in less developed countries. Historically, the food program at the Olympic Games has evolved considerably since the advent of a unified menu in 1972 ( Pelly et al., 2011 ), but it appears that the capacity to cater for the expanding cultural and sporting diversity and the growing evidence around

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evidence suggests the gastrointestinal commensal and pathogenic bacteria may potentially influence gastrointestinal perturbations in response to exertional-heat stress, with potential exercise performance and health implications. The study aimed to examine if the relative bacterial abundance and diversity

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Keith R. Lohse

environment interact to determine motor functioning ( Newell, 1991 ; World Health Organization, 2001 ). We also need to appreciate the diversity of approaches that is required for putting that research into practice ( Woolf, 2008 ). Basic research shapes our theoretical understanding and establishes the

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Louise M. Burke, Linda M. Castell, Douglas J. Casa, Graeme L. Close, Ricardo J. S. Costa, Ben Desbrow, Shona L. Halson, Dana M. Lis, Anna K. Melin, Peter Peeling, Philo U. Saunders, Gary J. Slater, Jennifer Sygo, Oliver C. Witard, Stéphane Bermon, and Trent Stellingwerff

The sport of athletics (track and field) encompasses a wide range of events involving running, walking, jumping, and throwing, in which success is underpinned by a diversity of physiological, psychological, and biomechanical attributes. Its governing body, the International Association of Athletics