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Melanie M. Adams and Diane L. Gill

Even with adequate levels of physical activity, sedentary behavior contributes to cardiovascular disease and type 2 diabetes. Reducing sedentary behavior through increased daily movements, not solely exercise, can reduce health risks; particularly for women who are inactive and overweight. This study examined an intervention to increase overweight women’s self-efficacy for reducing sedentary behavior. Volunteers (M age =58.5 yrs, M BMI =36) were waitlisted (n = 24) or enrolled in the intervention (n = 40), called On Our Feet, which combined face-to-face sessions and e-mail messages over 6 weeks. Physical activity and sedentary behavior were measured by accelerometer and self-report. A 4-item survey assessed self-efficacy. Process evaluations included participant ratings of intervention components and open-ended questions. Repeated-measures ANOVAs revealed no changes in accelerometer-determined physical activity or sedentary behavior, but a significant multivariate interaction was found for self-reported sitting and physical activity, F(3,60) = 3.65, p = .02. Intervention participants increased both light and moderate physical activity and both groups decreased sedentary behavior. Self-efficacy decreased for all at midpoint, but intervention recipients rebounded at post. A moderately strong relationship (r = .48, p = .01) between midpoint self-efficacy and reduced sedentary behavior was found. Participants rated the pedometer, intervention emails, and goal setting as effective and highly used. Open-ended responses pointed to barriers of required sitting and a need to match intervention components to women’s lives. Community-based interventions for reducing sedentary behavior have the potential to improve health. Ideas to enhance future interventions are discussed.

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Kendra R. Todd and Kathleen A. Martin Ginis

barriers to activity faced by people with SCI. Nonetheless, contrary to the anonymous reviewer’s comment above, countless people with SCI live full, active lives that could hardly be considered “sedentary.” For instance, we know paraplegics and tetraplegics who have completed marathons and Ironman races

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Leslie K. Larsen and Christopher J. Clayton

, 2012 ; Cunningham, Sagas, & Ashley, 2003 ; Kilty, 2006 ; LaVoi, 2016a ; LaVoi & Dutove, 2012 ). LaVoi ( 2016a ) has introduced an Ecological-Intersectional Model to help explain the barriers encountered by women coaches across a variety of levels. LaVoi’s model integrates three theoretical

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

maximize change efforts. In 2012, LaVoi and Dutove ( 2012 ) first outlined the Ecological Model of Barriers and Supports for Women Coaches, which was extended by LaVoi ( 2016 ) in Women and Sports Coaching to include intersectionality and power. The Ecological-Intersectional Model (EIM; LaVoi, 2016

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Tom Perks

with their child’s involvement, with studies suggesting that the costs of sport participation are among the most important barriers to children’s participation in sport, especially among low-income parents ( Holt, Kingsley, Tink, & Scherer, 2011 ; Steenhuis, Nooy, Moes, & Schuit, 2009 ). But, as other

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Chris Elzey

the history of Lincoln Institute. Lincoln, which was established in 1912, garnered respect because of the outstanding occupational and academic education it offered. Like many black schools in Kentucky, Lincoln owed its existence to the legal barrier erected in the state that segregated African

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Diane M. Culver, Erin Kraft, Cari Din and Isabelle Cayer

community came up with numerous ideas and solutions to address the technological barriers. One of the community member’s experiences with Slack led the CoP to adopt this platform which was simple, functional, and informal. Additionally, the CoP moved to Adobe Connect for formal meetings; this was effective

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Lyndsay M.C. Hayhurst, Lisa McIntosh Sundstrom and Emma Arksey

What impact do international actors—focused on Western feminist norms—have on local norms when it comes violence against women, and promoting sexual and reproductive health rights (SRHR) through sport for development and peace (SDP)? What are the barriers and enablers to norm change in SDP programs

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Alixandra N. Krahn

, 2014 ). Recently the ‘glass ceiling’ has been repositioned as a ‘glass cliff’ where women in leadership positions now face a new set of barriers including being promoted into positions of authority with an increased risk of negative consequences ( Ryan & Haslam, 2005 ). Whether a ceiling or a cliff, it

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Katie Rodgers

using the public bathroom that best aligns with their gender identity. As long as these barriers to living a full and meaningful life exist, it is difficult to make the assertion that homohysteria has ended. The presence or absence of homohysteria in a culture is the foundation of Anderson’s argument