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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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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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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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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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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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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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Qingru Xu and Peggy J. Kreshel

China’s participation and interest in modern sport were, to a large extent, initially motivated by nationalism ( Xu, 2006 ). Using a model based on the Soviet Union, China established a state-run sport regime in the 1960s with the primary goal of seeking international recognition on the global

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Joshua I. Newman, Grace Yan, Hanhan Xue, and Nicholas M. Watanabe

This is, from a certain point of view, a study of a Chinese multinational corporation’s ownership and sponsorship of a sport enterprise—the team formerly known as Tianjin Quanjian Football Club. It is also a productionist attempt to trace the agencements 1 configured about a corporation, a

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Zhengjia Liu and Dan Berkowitz

Social media have changed the way that social actors participate in sports events. “Prosumers” are able to directly offer different interpretations without journalists’ mediation when a social issue arises. However, social media do not fundamentally change the significance of cultural narratives in communication. This study focuses on discussions initiated by a commercial feed on a Chinese microblogging site during the 2012 London Olympic Games. Qualitative textual analysis was conducted. The study found that enduring cultural narratives create the predrafts of social-media communication; the instantaneity of microblogging referred to not simply its physical appearance but also the meaning of that appearance. In addition, social-media texts illustrate a society’s ongoing stories. Going beyond the limitations of previous control-vs.-freedom paradigms, this study explores a Chinese consumer society that is more dynamic and complex than previous studies would suggest.

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Xiaofen D. Keating, Jingwen Liu, Xiaolu Liu, Jeff Colburn, Jianmin Guan, and Ke Zhou

above studies employed qualitative research methods. With respect to quantitative research on the topic, there was only one scale validation study conducted by Fan et al. ( 2018 ) in China. It is critical to note, however, that there are fewer robust data concerning factors influencing PPETs’ beliefs