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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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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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Pirkko Markula

materiality. I then conclude with a cautious nod to the material, post-humanist, post-qualitative turn as a way of acknowledging innovative work that can create a unique space for socio-cultural scholars of physical activity as leading researchers of the material body in motion. A Focus on the Processes of

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George B. Cunningham, Erin Buzuvis and Chris Mosier

meaningfully affect their health and overall well-being—a point to which we return in subsequent sections. These data collectively highlight the need for a strong commitment to transgender inclusion in sport and physical activity, including in locker rooms and other team spaces. The purpose of this position

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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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Nicole M. LaVoi, Jennifer E. McGarry and Leslee A. Fisher

This collection of articles about and for women in sport coaching provides more evidence of the occupational landscape and experiences of women. As with countless empirical articles before, the eight articles in this special issue of Women in Sport and Physical Activity Journal (WSPAJ) further

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’-only recreational and aspirational football programme in Scotland. With the primary aims of life-skill development, increasing school retention and promotion of physical activity in this historically marginalised population, this programme utilises football as a vehicle for change. Wholly focused on ‘becoming good