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Emma Seal and Emma Sherry

sport for development and peace: Transnational perspectives on theory, policy and practice . London, UK : Routledge . Hinton , R. , & Earnest , J. ( 2010 ). The right to health: Overcoming inequalities and barriers to women’s health in Papua New Guinea . Women’s Studies International Forum, 33

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Andrew Hammond, Ruth Jeanes, Dawn Penney and Deana Leahy

that experiences of disability sport coaches raise “a number of important questions about the structure of ‘coach education,’ the role of the coach, the hierarchies within disabled sport, the impact of commodification on the disabled body and the (perceived) barriers to physical activity for disabled

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David Ekholm

from other parts of the city, so that the meetings themselves may break down social barriers and promote redeveloped social networks which altogether could constitute a social glue within society. In this sense, participation in sport is believed to lead to a kind of bridging social capital development

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Rachel Vaccaro and Ted M. Butryn

prominent barrier collegiate and young elite athletes face when they evaluate their thoughts on seeking help. Sometimes even worse than the feelings toward external stigma are the internalized self-stigmas felt by athletes suffering from mental illnesses ( DeLenardo & Terrion, 2014 ). One key external

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Colin J. Lewis, Simon J. Roberts, Hazel Andrews and Rebecca Sawiuk

inequalities in the 21st Century. New barriers and continuing constraints . London, UK : Edward Elgar Publishing Limited . Smith , B. ( 2013 ). Sporting spinal cord injuries, social relations, and rehabilitation narratives: An ethnographic creative non-fiction of becoming disabled through sport

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Adam J. White, Stefan Robinson, Eric Anderson, Rachael Bullingham, Allyson Pollock and Ryan Scoats

decisions that affect them in the rugby terrain through structural barriers. Indeed, this is increasingly pertinent given the current social concern around injury and brain trauma within the sporting context ( Mez et al., 2017 , Pollock, White, & Kirkwood, 2017 , White, 2016 , White et al., 2018

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Jenessa Banwell, Gretchen Kerr and Ashley Stirling

:// Kerr , G. , & Ali , B. ( 2012 ). Perceived barriers to achieving gender equity in Canadian interuniversity sport: Perspectives of athletic directors . Canadian Journal for Women in Coaching, 12 ( 2 ), 1 – 7 . Kerr , G. , & Banwell , J. ( 2016 ). Advancing women in coaching: Shifting from

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

forms that reflect the athlete’s worth as a commodity. Scouting is thus entrenched in power dynamics that actively reaffirm hegemonic ideals and the maintenance of social barriers. In the case of the high-school football athlete seeking recruitment from a big-time collegiate athletics program, this

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Dana K. Voelker and Justine J. Reel

upset the skaters,” but questioned “if that’s even possible.” Ike offered how he would handle these barriers as a coach: I would say “I’ve gathered the profiles of twenty athletes and the average height is this and the average weight is this, the average body size is . . . . Those girls made the

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Gwendolyn M. Weatherford, Betty A. Block and Fredrick L. Wagner

girls in many countries is attributed to barriers including “gender discrimination, lack of confidence, language difficulties, low literacy and lack of time and money” (para. 2). So while the sport industry is rapidly adapting to and growing in terms of digital technologies, there are major challenges