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Katherine M. Jamieson, Justine J. Reel and Diane L. Gill

Differential treatment by race has been documented in sport, including the opportunity to occupy specific positions. Few researchers have examined the theoretical fit of stacking in women’s sport contexts. Moreover, the three published studies of stacking in women’s athletics were examinations of positional segregation for white and African American women only. Binary conceptions of race are no longer sufficient to explain the complexity of power relations that are visible through phenomena such as stacking. This study focused on the stacking of four major racial groups in NCAA Division I softball. Based upon the results, we suggest that stacking of racial-ethnic minority women may occur in patterns different from those identified in previous stacking studies.

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Aquasia A. Shaw, Merry Moiseichik, Heather Blunt-Vinti and Sarah Stokowski

individual may experience in society whether it be racism, sexism, ageism, etc., which result from one’s social location ( Campbell, 2014 ). Finally, CRT encourages racial/ethnic minorities to express themselves through racial narratives and storytelling. Narratives are important because they give

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Rachel Allison

faculty attitudes and behaviors, particularly their treatment of and expectations for racial/ethnic minorities, and the degree of inclusivity in formal mission statements, curricula, and academic programs ( Comeaux & Harrison, 2011 ; Rankin & Reason, 2008 ). Generally speaking, a negative climate is one

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James A. Carson, John K. Petrella, Vanessa Yingling, Mallory R. Marshall, Jenny O and Jennifer J. Sherwood

, Sheets, & Pascarella, 2015 ; Kuh, 2008 ). California State University, East Bay, is a state university serving a diverse population of nearly 15,000 undergraduates; 65% of students represent racial/ethnic minority groups, and approximately 40% are the first in their families to attend college. The

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Rebecca E. Hasson

 al., 2017 ). References American Psychological Association . ( 2017 ). Stress and health disparities: Contexts, mechanisms, and interventions among racial/ethnic minority and low-socioeconomic status populations . Retrieved from Anand

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Joshua Woods

racial/ethnic minorities are clearly underrepresented in the disc-golfer population. As in the case of women, there may be normative constraints that limit the participation of minority groups. Whites may also, on average, live closer to disc-golf courses than people of color and therefore perceive the

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Maureen R. Weiss

Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans ( 2018 ). A focus is to enable opportunities to be physically active through sport participation by enhancing availability and access to facilities and programs for underrepresented and at-risk populations for physical inactivity, including girls, racial/ethnic

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Gareth J. Jones, Christine E. Wegner, Kyle S. Bunds, Michael B. Edwards and Jason N. Bocarro

can lead to unbalanced leadership systems that limit the voice of certain groups (e.g., low socioeconomic status, racial/ethnic minority, immigrant; Skinner et al., 2008 ). Moreover, as many SFD organizations struggle to build and maintain organizational capacity, leaders may simply struggle to