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Associations Between Sedentary Behavior, Physical Activity, and Out-of-Pocket Health Care Expenditure: Evidence From Chinese Older Adults

Hongjun Yu and Andiara Schwingel

, medication, and formal caregiving). Third, research, to date, has focused primarily on Western populations. China is home to the largest older adult population in the world, and to our knowledge, only one study ( Zhang & Chaaban, 2013 ) has investigated the impact of physical inactivity on public health care

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When Sports Challenge Authority: A Case Study of Gatekeeping During the 2017 Chinese Ping-Pong Boycott

Qingru Xu and Andrew C. Billings

On June 23, 2017, at the World Tour Platinum China Open, a top-tier table tennis tournament, three Chinese athletes—the top-three-ranked male table tennis players in the world—withdrew from their second-round singles matches to protest the sudden removal of Head Coach Liu Guoliang. The three

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“Clean Athlete” or “Drug Cheat and a Jerk”? A Comparative Analysis of the Framing of an Athlete Conflict in Australian and Chinese Print Media

Bo Li, Olan K.M. Scott, Stirling Sharpe, Qingru Xu, and Michael Naraine

between two Olympians was portrayed by media in Australia and China. During the 2016 Rio Olympic Games, the conflict between two swimmers, Australia’s Mack Horton and China’s Sun Yang, attracted global media attention. The conflict between the two swimmers started on the first day of swimming competition

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Air Pollution and Attendance in the Chinese Super League: Environmental Economics and the Demand for Sport

Nicholas M. Watanabe, Grace Yan, Brian P. Soebbing, and Wantong Fu

pollution and attendance at soccer matches in China’s Chinese Super League (CSL), where deteriorating air quality in recent years presents everyday challenges for urban activities ( Ebenstein, Fan, Greenstone, He, & Zhou, 2017 ). In places like Beijing, for example, the average daily air pollution between

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The Effects of Play Practice Instruction on the Badminton Content Knowledge of a Cohort of Chinese Physical Education Majors

Peter A. Hastie, Wei Wang, Hairui Liu, and Yaohui He

majors (54 males, mean age = 20.7 ± 0.85 years) from four intact classes of a state university in central China. Given the students registered for the course itself, rather than a specific section, participants were randomly assigned to two conditions. The Play Practice condition consisted of two classes

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Psychometric Properties of the Physical Educators’ Self-Efficacy Toward Including Students With Disabilities—Autism Among Chinese Preservice Physical Education Teachers

Chunxiao Li, Lijuan Wang, Martin E. Block, Raymond K.W. Sum, and Yandan Wu

For many years now, there has been a clear international trend toward moving students with disabilities from segregated, special schools to inclusive, general education schools. This trend can be seen in general physical education (GPE) classes in places such as China ( Chen, Lau, & Jin, 2006

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What Are the Benefits of Hosting a Sporting Mega Event? Evidence From Industrial Firms in China

Ted Hayduk and Johan Rewilak

deviate from status-quo business practices ahead of the SME to take advantage of additional demand influxes. Due to these limitations, this article investigates demand and supply-side outcomes of the Beijing Olympics using 1,470 industrial Chinese firms from several Chinese cities. Using a difference

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The Impact of Sport Education on Physical Education Majors’ Basketball Content Knowledge and Performance

Hairui Liu, Wei Shen, Anyi Hu, Wei Wang, Wei Li, and Peter A. Hastie

a course following the key features of Sport Education (persisting teams, record keeping, roles other than player, etc.) versus a traditional, teacher-directed format would hold true for basketball. Both basketball and volleyball are required content courses for all students in Chinese physical

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College Students’ Development of Badminton Skills and Tactical Competencies Following Play Practice

Hairui Liu, Wei Wang, Chunhe Zhang, and Peter A. Hastie

effectiveness of PP. In this way, Schmidt’s ( 2009 ) goals of replication as enhancing generalization to different/larger populations while assessing the general hypothesis of a previous study can be achieved. Participants The participants in this study were from two locations, one in central China and the

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The Life of Li Ning as a Reflection of China’s Transformation

Daniel Lemus-Delgado

The opening up of China is one of the most significant events in contemporary history. 1 By opening itself up to foreign investment, world trade, and domestic reform, China has transformed from an isolated communist state into a vibrant and powerful nation and established strong links with the