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Physical Literacy and Human Flourishing

Elizabeth J. Durden-Myers, Margaret E. Whitehead, and Niek Pot

nurturing human flourishing. Therefore, the aim of this paper is to discuss the relationship between physical literacy and human flourishing in detail, unveiling what value this connection may hold in promoting physical literacy as an element integral in achieving a full and flourishing life. Human

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The End of a Professional Sport Career: Ensuring a Positive Transition

Sophie Knights, Emma Sherry, Mandy Ruddock-Hudson, and Paul O’Halloran

well as if these supports influenced their ability to flourish in life postsport. Participants were asked questions regarding their transition, retirement, and additionally their experience of flourishing in retirement. The focus of this study, however, is specifically on the transition process and

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Self-Compassionate Motivation and Athlete Well-Being: The Critical Role of Distress Tolerance

Courtney C. Walton, Kelsey J. Lewis, James Kirby, Rosemary Purcell, Simon M. Rice, and Margaret S. Osborne

.g., experiencing emptiness and stagnation), flourishing (e.g., experiencing positive emotion and social/psychological functioning), or exhibiting moderate mental health. Individuals can be placed along this well-being continuum with or without a concurrent diagnosable mental health disorder, emphasizing that mental health

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Experiences of Playing Volt Hockey With Focus on Well-Being According to Positive Emotion, Engagement, Relationships, Meaning, Achievement: An Interview Study

Anna Carin Aho, Elisabeth Renmarker, Malin Axelsson, and Jenny Jakobsson

, PERMA can be viewed as a model for flourishing ( Seligman, 2011 ). Flourishing refers to the experience of life going well and is a combination of feeling good and functioning effectively ( Huppert & So, 2013 ). Feeling good involves positive emotions of happiness, contentment, interest, engagement

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Challenges, Achievements, and Uncertainties: The Philosophy of Sport Since the 1980s

R. Scott Kretchmar and Cesar R. Torres

Over the past 40 years, the philosophy of sport has flourished in some ways and struggled in others. On the positive side of the ledger, the parent discipline of philosophy has more fully embraced the philosophy of sport. An increasing number of philosophers have turned their attention to our

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Understanding the Leadership and Environmental Mechanisms in a Super League Netball Club

Don Vinson, Anita Navin, Alison Lamont, Jennifer Turnnidge, and Jean Côté

explore how leadership behaviors and the broader environment of the club represented an effective context for youth athletes to flourish, thereby addressing Navin et al.’s ( 2020 ) proposed research agenda. The present investigation particularly focused on leadership behaviors and broader environmental

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Synchronized Swimming in Ontario, 1920–50s: Gender, Beauty, and Sport

Matthew S. Wiseman and Jane Nicholas

demonstrations and photograph calls. The second factor relates to the nationalistic approach to sport development in the immediate postwar period. Significant financial and ideological investment in sport as an investment in national health and physical fitness allowed synchro to grow and flourish. As

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Dr. Richard C. Nelson: A Facilitator and Door Opener

Benno M. Nigg

Dr. Richard Nelson contributed to the development of sport biomechanics by being an international facilitator. Together with Dr. Jürg Wartenweiler, he contributed the necessary support and input that allowed the field of Movement and Sports Biomechanics to develop and flourish.

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Optimizing Companion Cats: Feline Agility, Biopower, and Possibilities of Interspecies Care in Sport

Garrett Bunyak

of more full and accurate representations of sport but also contributes to reconfiguring systems of power to promote nonhuman animal agency, wellbeing and flourishing. Organizationally, the paper opens by putting the concept of biopower into conversation with recent literature at the intersections of

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The Impact of Interorganizational Relationships on an Uncertain Industry: College Football Bowl Games

Chad Seifried, Brian Soebbing, and Kwame J.A. Agyemang

successful IR among the various tiers of bowl games and their partners through (a) conference agreements, (b) television network agreements, and (c) corporate/title sponsors. Notably, many bowl games managed to flourish and some even improved their status (i.e., secured compelling matchups and offered high