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Anne O’Dwyer and Richard Bowles

) advocates collaboration to support coach learning and development. Coaching research needs to uncover reliable and valid ways of supporting coach learning in different contexts so that comparative studies can be conducted ( Côté & Gilbert, 2009 ). A recent review of literature ( Walker, Thomas, & Driska

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Scott Kretchmar

crosses domains. Attitudes of mutual respect would be, or at least should be, a by-product of such practical collaboration. Leaky questions, in short, beg for collaborative answers. Moreover, such collaboration should benefit both or all parties. However, such collaboration needs to be upfront, early

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Gareth J. Jones, Katie Misener, Per G. Svensson, Elizabeth Taylor, and Moonsup Hyun

, 2011 ; Misener & Doherty, 2013 ). In addition, there is also an expectation that collaborations involving nonprofits generate value beyond the tangible and intangible benefits that accrue to partnering organizations ( Austin, 2010 ). Unlike the private for-profit sector in which collaboration is

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Liam McCarthy, Hans Vangrunderbeek, and David Piggott

, 2001 ; Rege Colet, 2017 ). Social constructivism emphasises a connection to the social world (participation within it), collaboration, and shared meaning making ( Lave & Wenger, 1991 ). Activities are typically collaborative, dialogic, and relational; while they are guided by the educator, progress is

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Ole Winthereik Mathorne, Natalia Stambulova, and Kristoffer Henriksen

interorganizational collaboration between the club, the municipality, and the sport federation influences the prospective athletes’ day-to-day activities in their local clubs ( Mathorne et al., 2020 ; 2021 ). In exploring such a collaboration, the authors developed a concept of an organizational triangle, which can

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Ross C. Brownson, Diana C. Parra, Marsela Dauti, Jenine K. Harris, Pedro C. Hallal, Christine Hoehner, Deborah Carvalho Malta, Rodrigo S. Reis, Luiz Roberto Ramos, Isabela C. Ribeiro, Jesus Soares, and Michael Pratt

Background:

Physical inactivity is a significant public health problem in Brazil that may be addressed by partnerships and networks. In conjunction with Project GUIA (Guide for Useful Interventions for Physical Activity in Brazil and Latin America), the aim of this study was to conduct a social network analysis of physical activity in Brazil.

Methods:

An online survey was completed by 28 of 35 organizations contacted from December 2008 through March 2009. Network analytic methods examined measures of collaboration, importance, leadership, and attributes of the respondent and organization.

Results:

Leadership nominations for organizations studied ranged from 0 to 23. Positive predictors of collaboration included: south region, GUIA membership, years working in physical activity, and research, education, and promotion/practice areas of physical activity. The most frequently reported barrier to collaboration was bureaucracy.

Conclusion:

Social network analysis identified factors that are likely to improve collaboration among organizations in Brazil.

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Charles A. Maher

organizations encompasses many responsibilities ( Halberstam, 2006 ; Hodge et al., 2019 ). These responsibilities include but are not limited to player development, communication with players and staff, practice and game preparation, evaluation of performance, staff development, collaboration with front

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Lori A. Gano-Overway

for WSPAJ. In this editorial, I reflect upon recent accomplishments of the journal, my vision for its future, and the role of collaboration in this effort. Recent Accomplishments In 2012, PAGWSPA, housed in the UNC-G Center for Women’s Health and Wellness, gained ownership of the journal. With the

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Stephen Silverman

ourselves. As we were walking out of the session we began talking again and spent about an hour discussing the conference and our scholarly work. This began a friendship and a collaboration that lasted the next 3 decades. On that first day we met, we had a lot in common. We had both recently earned our

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Danielle Peers

impact upon interdisciplinary collaborations. Next, I introduce four possible axiological dissonances that may undermine our attempts at transdisciplinary research with disability communities. In so doing, I offer some strategies for bridging these axiological gaps, enabling us to work together toward