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Gendering the Coronavirus Pandemic: Toward a Framework of Interdependence for Sport

Madeleine Pape and Fiona McLachlan

The gendered ideology of dependence has long aided feminist scholars concerned with explaining the origins of gender inequality in the workplace, politics, and the private realm of household labor and caregiving ( Fraser & Gordon, 1994 ; Orloff, 1993 ; Pateman, 1988 ). A simplified synopsis

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“Under One Banner”: The World Baseball Softball Confederation and the Gendered Politics of Olympic Participation

Callie Batts Maddox

represented by one federation. The history of the WBSC is made more complicated by an underlying tension grounded in gendered assumptions about who plays baseball and who plays softball. While not often acknowledged, it is important to note that the sports returning to the Olympic program will be men

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No Pain, No Gain? The Influence of Gender and Athletic Status on Reporting Pain in Sports

Laurel W. Sheffield and Lauren A. Stutts

a full-blown injury ( Dekker et al., 2003 ), should be better understood in order to help prevent related health problems in the future. Gender and Response to Pain The biopsychosocial model of pain suggests that biological, psychological, and social factors all interact and influence an individual

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A Social Media Analysis of the Gendered Representations of Female and Male Athletes During the 2018 Commonwealth Games

Elaine Chiao Ling Yang, Michelle Hayes, Jinyan Chen, Caroline Riot, and Catheryn Khoo-Lattimore

Gender equality in sports has received increasing attention in recent years with the emergence of initiatives that promote equality in opportunity, recognition, and pay. For instance, large-scale event organizations and committees, including the International Olympic Committee and the Gold Coast

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Mothers as Others in Collegiate Athletic Departments: The Impact of a Gendered Organization on Women Coaches

Jessica Siegele, Elizabeth Taylor, Kelsie Saxe, and Allison Smith

), underrepresentation of women in leadership roles ( Acosta & Carpenter, 2004 ; Burton, 2015 ; LaVoi, 2016 ), and the institutionalization and normalization of gender inequity ( Bruening et al., 2016 ; Cunningham, 2008 ). These factors combined pose clear issues related to the retention of women in sport, with much

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Gendered Leadership Expectations in Sport: Constructing Differences in Coaches

Vicki D. Schull and Lisa A. Kihl

ideologies are particularly persistent in male-dominated fields and occupations, and when women are able to break into male-dominated fields, they are often marginalized and feel the effects of gendered stereotypes due in part to how the leadership construct is based on masculine traits and ideologies

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A Foucauldian Autoethnographic Account of a Male Former Soccer Player’s Move to Coaching Female Players: A Call to Problematize the Importation of Gendered Assumptions During a Common Coaching Transition

Luke Jones and Zoe Avner

Bristol City’s academy reiterates this point. The way that male coaches behave in the context of high-performance female soccer is clearly an issue that warrants further attention. Research from within sports scholarship has also highlighted numerous other problematic outcomes of this gender imbalance

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Gender-Biased Communication in Physical Education

Julia A. Valley and Kim C. Graber


This study examined physical education teachers’ awareness of gender equitable practices as well as the language and behaviors they employed in the physical education environment. The purpose of the study was to determine (a) what teachers know about gender equitable practices, (b) what types of gender bias are demonstrated, and (c) how teachers are influenced to adopt gender equitable behaviors in the physical education context.


A multiple-case study approach was used to provide an in-depth analysis of the attitudes and behaviors of four physical education teachers from four different schools. Teachers were formally and informally interviewed before, during, and after four extensive two-week periods of observations that included being audio recorded throughout the school day.


Themes emerged across the cases indicating that teachers engaged in teaching practices that reinforced gender stereotypes through biased language and gender segregation.


Teachers’ lack of awareness and understanding of gender equity prevented them from providing an inclusive learning experience for all students.

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Wearable Device Validity in Measuring Steps, Energy Expenditure, and Heart Rate Across Age, Gender, and Body Mass Index: Data Analysis From a Systematic Review

Sumayyah B. Musa, Ryan Ellis, Brianne Chafe, Shelby L. Sturrock, Rebecca Ann Maher, Kim Cullen, and Daniel Fuller

number of social and health-related factors. For example, SC for commercial wearable devices has been shown to vary by age, 14 body mass index (BMI), 15 gender, 16 and activity intensity or type. 17 , 18 As individuals age, many physiological changes occur. 19 Older adults often experience changes in

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Advancing the Assessment of Anger in Sports: Gender Differences and STAXI-2 Normative Data for College Athletes

Michelle L. Bartlett, Mitch Abrams, Megan Byrd, Arial S. Treankler, and Richard Houston-Norton

in previous work to successfully discern aggressive tendencies in other populations, no differences in anger were apparent between athletes of contact an non-contact sports nor between athletes and non-athletes. Gender and Anger Common clinical belief has suggested that women internalize anger and