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Compassionate Coach and Psychological Quality of Life in Portuguese Athletes: Effect of Mediating Variables

Sara Oliveira, Marina Cunha, António Rosado, and Cláudia Ferreira

this recent study, a positive association between the compassionate coach perceived by the athlete and indicators of mental health, such as social safeness, was found ( Oliveira et al., 2021a ). Social safeness is defined as a pleasant and safe affective state related to social context (i

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At Work and at Play: A Plan to Increase the Number of Women in Golf

Lauren C. Hindman, Lee P. McGinnis, and Benjamin Marcus

The golf industry has realized a recent boom, due primarily to the lasting effects of the COVID-19 pandemic and limited socially safe activities. Despite the growth, male golfers continue to dominate participatory play. Women are also underrepresented as employees in the golf industry. Abiding by the mission of the American Golf Industry Coalition to make golf more diverse, inclusive, and friendlier to women, students are asked to resolve numerous questions and issues. Such items include diversity, equity, and inclusion-based hiring, recruiting, and marketing practices that involve more women and minorities. Many of these strategies center around American Golf Industry Coalition’s initiative to “Make Golf Your Thing.” Professional Golfers’ Association Golf Professional Sarah Stone and Chevy Chase Country Club in Maryland are portrayed as the protagonist to help localize the issues and provide a basis for concrete solutions. This study is suitable for upper-division sport management and sport marketing courses, as well as courses examining diversity, equity, and inclusion in sports.

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, including both low- and high-consensus information. Individuals with high SII will make “socially safe” decisions regardless of whether many or only a few individuals endorse a behavior. Although this article discussed the findings in the context of public policy marketing, it is relevant for sport

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“As Many as Possible for as Long as Possible”—A Case Study of a Soccer Team That Fosters Multiple Outcomes

Martin K. Erikstad, Bjørn Tore Johansen, Marius Johnsen, Tommy Haugen, and Jean Côté

the development of soccer skills. Yet, factors that emerged as important in relation to the development of prominent levels of performance were (a) proximity to role models; (b) competitiveness within a socially safe environment; and (c) having a highly competent coach who provided support, challenges

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The Uses of Running: Urban Homelessness, Creative Initiatives, and “Recovery” in the Neoliberal City

Bryan C. Clift

—although not always—create physical, psychological, or socially safe spaces ( Brady, 2005 ; Hartmann, 2003 ; Spaaij & Schulenkorf, 2014 ). Notable was Wacquant’s ( 2004 ) ethnography of boxing and the American urban ghetto, wherein he regarded the gym as an island of order, virtue, and protection from