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Bryan E. Denham

athletes playing a team sport with higher percentages of Black participants expressed greater support. That was not the case in individual sports, where athletes frequently compete against each other for top rankings. A study by Greenfield, Davis, Suzuki, and Boutakidis ( 2002 ) sheds light on how

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Nikolas Dickerson

Washington Times, C01 . Dyerson , M ( 1998 ). Making the American team: Sport, culture, and the Olympic experience . Urbana, IL : University of Illinois Press . Ferber , A. ( 2007 ). The construction of black masculinity: White supremacy now and then . Journal of Sport and Social Issues, 31

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Garrett Bunyak

categorizations, she writes of dogs and humans co-constituting one another, “agility is a team sport; both players make each other up in the flesh. Their principal task is to learn to be in the same game, to learn to see each other, to move as someone new of whom neither can be alone” ( 2008 , p. 176). In

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Kari Roethlisberger, Vista Beasley, Jeffrey Martin, Brigid Byrd, Krista Munroe-Chandler and Irene Muir

The psychosocial benefits of team sport participation include enhanced perceived social support, reduced body dissatisfaction, protection against feelings of hopelessness and suicide, fewer depressive moods, lower social isolation, lower risk-taking behavior, fewer mental and general health issues

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Kamiel Reid and Christine Dallaire

accreditation: Intermediate) Today, soccer represents the “game of choice” ( Hall, 2003 ) for women and girls in Canada. Indeed, it is the top team sport among women and the most frequently played of all sports among girls ages 5 to 14 years ( Canadian Heritage, 2013 ). Unlike hockey, which undoubtedly

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Jenny Meggs, Mark Chen and Danielle Mounfield

a team sport environment ( Rutkowska & Bergier, 2015 ). For example, in a laboratory study, Hirokawa et al. ( 2001 ) found that both females and males experienced a reduction in stress levels when in conversation with an androgynous partner compared to a sex-typed partner. This reduction in stress

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

treatment and to compromising the coach’s ability to focus on sport-related matters. From this perspective, CASRs emerged as being more problematic within team sport settings compared to individual sports. In both scenarios, the interviewees’ evaluations were linked to potential consequences that the CASR

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Colleen English

. Mark Dyreson, “Icons of Liberty or Objects of Desire? American Women Olympians and the Politics of Consumption,” Journal or Contemporary History 38, no. 3 (2003): 457. 17. Mark Dyreson, Making the American Team: Sport, Culture, and the Olympic Experience (Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1998

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Robert J. Lake, Simon J. Eaves and Bob Nicholson

of Reviews, 1902). 9. See Bricknell, “Fickle Winds”; Mark Dyreson, Making the American Team: Sport, Culture, and the Olympic Experience (Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1998); Mark Dyreson, “Globalizing the Nation-Making Process: Modern Sport in World History,” International Journal of the

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Matthew Lamont and Sheranne Fairley

: Routledge Kegan Paul . Clayton , B. ( 2012 ). Initiate: Constructing the ‘reality’ of male team sport initiation rituals . International Review for the Sociology of Sport Journal, 48 ( 2 ), 204 – 219 . doi:10.1177/1012690211432659 10.1177/1012690211432659 Clayton , B. , & Harris , J. ( 2008