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Colleen English

crying in disappointment, and yet others recovering from strenuous physical exertion. 2 English-speaking media outlets did not view the end of the race as typical. Various newspapers reported that at the end of the race only two women remained standing. The others laid on the ground “sobbing,” “convulsed

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Orlagh Farmer, Donna Duffy, Kevin Cahill, Diarmuid Lester, Sarahjane Belton and Wesley O’Brien

moderate-to-vigorous physical activity (MVPA) per day ( Hallal et al., 2012 ). In an Irish context, the most recent 2016 Report Card on PA (a national document, containing all data on indicators related to children’s PA levels from Northern and Southern Ireland) awarded children and adolescents an overall

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Derek M.D. Silva, Roy Bower and William Cipolli III

constructed and how specific scouting practices contribute to the reaffirmation of hegemonic body ideals. This study aims to bridge this gap in the literature through the in-depth analysis of some of the most pervasive scouting reports produced by ‘expert’ analysts for consumption throughout the public sphere

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Leslee A. Fisher

-athletes from one specific team report enduring sexual misconduct by their head coach. In contrast, cause advocacy focuses on tackling larger, systemic changes required including changing common procedures and practices, laws, and policies ( Monds-Watson, 2013 ); this type of advocacy usually involves system

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Rachel Allison

released reports concluded that sports participation had prepared these women for their occupational positions. Nearly all (94%) had played sport; just over half of those holding top-ranked positions had played in college. Three-fourths of women surveyed said that sport can “help to accelerate a woman

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Brian Wilson and Nicolien VanLuijk

In this paper, we report findings from a study that examined Canadian mainstream media coverage of anti-Olympic protests occurring before and during the 2010 Vancouver Olympics. Our study included an experiment with a hybrid analytic approach, as we drew together Johan Galtung’s ( 1998 ) “peace

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Shawn Forde and Brian Wilson

focused theoretically and empirically on these practices, forms, and contents. The more specific purpose of this paper then is to report findings from this study – a study of examples of what we are calling ‘sports media activism’ (SMA). Our study, which focused on four somewhat distinct cases of SMA

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Dana K. Voelker and Justine J. Reel

Figure skaters are evaluated on the execution of challenging technical skills as well as how those skills are packaged with other performance components, including costume, music, choreography, and physical appearance ( Cummins, 2007 ). Male and female skaters report experiencing pressure from a

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Elizabeth A. Taylor, Allison B. Smith, Natalie M. Welch and Robin Hardin

academic programs. Jones, Brooks, and Mak ( 2008 ) reported 66% of sport management programs had fewer than 40% female faculty members. Women comprise approximately 37% of the membership in the North American Society for Sport Management (NASSM), the professional organization for sport management faculty

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Courteney L. Benjamin, William M. Adams, Ryan M. Curtis, Yasuki Sekiguchi, Gabrielle E.W. Giersch and Douglas J. Casa

student athletes. Oftentimes, factors related to health and recovery, such as proper nutrition and sleep, are sacrificed to maintain balance of the aforementioned aspects of a student athlete’s life. Athletes and coaches have reported that sleep is important to optimize performance ( Venter, 2014