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Phillip Chipman and Kevin B. Wamsley

Quebec. Adrien Gagnon was born March 4th, 1924 in St-Louis de Kamouraska, a small rural village on the south shore of the Saint Lawrence River. Prior to his arrival in the city of Montreal, Gagnon aided his father on the family plot where he no doubt developed an unrelenting work ethic and, according to

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Taru Manyanga, Joel D. Barnes, Chalchisa Abdeta, Ade F. Adeniyi, Jasmin Bhawra, Catherine E. Draper, Tarun R. Katapally, Asaduzzaman Khan, Estelle Lambert, Daga Makaza, Vida K. Nyawornota, Reginald Ocansey, Narayan Subedi, Riaz Uddin, Dawn Tladi and Mark S. Tremblay

with low to medium HDIs are undergoing industrialization and economic growth along with rural to urban migration; these factors have led to the unintended consequences of rapid urbanization and densely populated cities. The United Nations estimates that within the next few decades, the largest and

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Mark Ward, Sarah Gibney, David O’Callaghan and Sinead Shannon

the perceived safety of the local environment and physical activity; however, the results are far from uniform, and subgroup analyses have revealed some important differences. For example, in an Australian sample of suburban women and a rural and urban sample from the United States, perceived fear and

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Leisha Strachan, Tara-Leigh McHugh and Courtney Mason

the community in supporting sport opportunities. The third author is of mixed Euro-Canadian descent and has worked collaboratively with Indigenous communities in both rural and urban contexts throughout Canada for more than 14 years. Participants involved in an after-school program related to previous

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Cecilia Stenling and Michael Sam

. LM6 illustrates this in relation to the use of ideas around how sport’s work with immigrants may be linked with different everyday experience: Everyone knows that urbanisation negatively impacts rural areas, so the question then becomes: what role can a sport club play [in a rural community]? There

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Déirdre Ní Chróinín, Maura Coulter and Melissa Parker

two Irish primary (elementary) schools. Participants were two teachers and the children in their classes ( n  = 38; 26 girls and 12 boys) aged 9–10 years. St Mary’s Primary School is a Catholic, middle-class, all-girls school in a large rural town in western Ireland. The teacher had over 20 years of

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Joseph J. Gurgis, Gretchen A. Kerr and Ashley E. Stirling

, and we talk about a training that costs $200 to $300, plus accommodation, plus gas, plus meals. So, it becomes more difficult for rural coaches to do their trainings. (C29, certified, rugby) While this is also an issue of accessibility, the financial concerns stem from the additional costs associated

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Adilson Marques, Miguel Peralta, João Martins, Élvio R. Gouveia and Miguel G. Valeiro

), and second stage of tertiary education (for e.g., doctoral education) (Code 6). Living place categories included living in a big city, a suburb or the outskirts of a big city, a large town, a small town, or a rural area. Statistical Analysis All variables’ descriptive statistics (means, SD , and

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Akio Kubota, Alison Carver and Takemi Sugiyama

variability in environmental attributes may also be a reason for not detecting significant effect modification. Further research recruiting participants from diverse areas (urban and rural) is needed to confirm the role of environmental attributes in associations between older adults’ social engagement and

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Connie L. Tompkins, Erin K. Shoulberg, Lori E. Meyer, Caroline P. Martin, Marissa Dennis, Allison Krasner and Betsy Hoza

rural areas to participate in a larger study examining the impact of participation in a PA curriculum on child development and behavioral outcomes. A total of 207 preschool students from 15 different classrooms consented to participate in the larger study. Data were collected in 3 different cohorts and