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Tricia D. McGuire-Adams and Audrey R. Giles

research paradigm, we explore the ways in which four Anishinaabekweg runners relate their physical activity to their health and decolonization. Theoretical Framework Suzack, Huhndorf, Perreault, and Barman ( 2010 ) have argued that feminism, especially in academia, remains white-centered; therefore, they

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Emalee Nelson

women out of the sport, before they even had a chance to prove they belonged. Concurrently at this time, the early trembles of feminism’s first wave was picking up traction. Many women behind this movement were the same voices who advocated for the benefits of physical exercise for women and encouraged

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Justen Hamilton

than undoing gender, some heterosexual WMMA athletes may, in fact, overdo gender by oversubscribing to gender norms in their intimate relationships to compensate for feelings of feminine insecurity. WMMA and Physical Feminism Mixed martial arts (MMA) is a full-contact combat sport that allows athletes

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Figure Skaters Lynda M. Nilges Ph.D. 10 1996 5 5 2 2 109 109 112 112 10.1123/wspaj.5.2.109 Feminism and Sporting Bodies: Essays on Theory and Practice Jan Rintala 10 1996 5 5 2 2 113 113 118 118 10.1123/wspaj.5.2.113 Women, Media and Sport: Challenging Gender Values Sheila E. Schroeder 10 1996 5 5

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? Gerd von der Lippe * 5 2001 32 1 42 55 10.1123/shr.32.1.42 A Laconic Response Allen Guttmann 5 2001 32 1 56 57 10.1123/shr.32.1.56 Book Review Footbinding, Feminism, and Freedom Lingyu Xie 5 2001 32 1 58 59 10.1123/shr.32.1.58 Bird’s Eye View: Dancing with Martha Graham and on Broadway Marliese

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Stanley Thangaraj

and in sport. While Jayne Caudwell’s work rightly demands a push against masculinist, heteronormative theorizations of social milieus in sport, Caudwell, however, affirms certain western epistemologies as normative and could extend an engagement with Third World Feminism ( Mohanty, 2003 ), Queer of

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Adele Pavlidis, Millicent Kennelly and Laura Rodriguez Castro

nonjudgemental, welcoming a variety of identities both across and within people” ( Cocca, 2014 , p. 98). Third-wave feminists, including scholars such as Heywood ( 2012 ), identify sports as a site of “stealth feminism”, where women can embrace strength, aggression and high-level athleticism while still being

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Sharyn G. Davies and Antje Deckert

major schools of feminist thought synthesised in a useful article by Thorpe, Toffoletti, and Bruce ( 2017 ). The first school is third-wave feminism, which takes seriously sportswomen’s own sense-making. As Thorpe et al. ( 2017 , p. 365), make clear, “third-wave feminists broadly claim to embrace

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Faye Linda Wachs

. Hentges emphasizes that regardless of industry intent, the practice of fitness can be a form of artistic expression, pleasurable, liberating, and creative. In Hentges’ loving description, one can see the very best ideals of second wave feminism represented as she calls for a collective transformation of

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Pınar Öztürk and Canan Koca

-based discrimination [in Turkish] . In K. Çayır & M.A. Ceyhan (Eds.), Discrimination (pp.  175 – 188 ). İstanbul : İstanbul Bilgi University Press . Bordo , S . ( 1993 ). Unbearable weight: Feminism, Western culture, and the body . California : University of California Press . Bourdieu , P . ( 1990