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George B. Cunningham, Na Young Ahn, Arden J. Anderson and Marlene A. Dixon

Dutove ( 2012 ) noted, the minority status of women in athletics may lead to their intentions to enter or leave the profession due to the limited advancements and multiple barriers that they encounter. Clearly, additional factors are contributing to this decline. At a cultural level, a number of scholars

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

Banwell et al.’s ( 2019 ) participants explicitly states that those in positions of power should be “. . . making sure young women, and not just young women, but women of other underserved minorities can see themselves in the leadership and as examples of excellence . . .” (p. 132). Griffith ( 2015

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Daniel Sailofsky and Madeleine Orr

, para. 2) and the “the Prime Minister of Saturday Night” ( Gillet et al., 1996 , p. 59) by those in the hockey and research communities, was relieved of his duties at Hockey Night in Canada for making negative comments about immigrants and minorities in his Coach’s Corner segment. It is important to

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Jamie Cleland, Stacey Pope and John Williams

least in the sense that women now compose a substantial minority of fans at men’s football matches across a number of countries ( Ben-Porat, 2009 ; Pope, 2017 ). However, as indicated by Esmonde, Cooky, and Andrews ( 2015 ), such an increase does not necessarily lead to shifts in cultural discourse

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

twentieth century, and underlined their interwar efforts to create an Empire team for the Olympics. However, the extension of this honorary position to Americans was never comprehensively or wholeheartedly adopted, which suggests, perhaps, that opinions similar to Stead’s developed into minority ones as

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Jafrā D. Thomas and Bradley J. Cardinal

not match the socioeconomic realities of most populations at risk, who tend to be low-income and to possess other minority statuses. Other issues of written physical activity resources noted in the literature include, low visual representation of women and other minority group members, inaccurate

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highlighted the under-representation of women in coaching, focusing primarily on the challenges faced by elite female coaches. A shift in socio-cultural and political landscapes towards equal opportunities for minority groups in society has supported the development of further enquiry into supportive

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

the minority within them. Exploring gender in the workplace, especially in academia, Institutional Theory can highlight how organizational perpetuated behaviors affect their everyday experiences both in and out of the classroom. Purpose Sport is an industry susceptible to instances of sexual

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Dawn Heinecken

flawlessness of her performance as a public figure.” As minorities in a male-dominated profession, female coaches are tokenized and subjected to heightened scrutiny ( LaVoi & Dutove, 2012 ; Norman, 2010 ). They face a double bind in which they are required to conform to feminine norms even as they exhibit

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Katelyn Esmonde and Shannon Jette

appear in a minority of articles—see Harrington et al., 2008 ; Hinde & Dixon, 2005 ; Lake & Townshend, 2013 ). Thus, objective assessments of the environment are limiting as they assume a level of inertia that ignores these processes. For example, if walkability is a determining factor, as Burgoine et