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Michelle E. Jordan, Kent Lorenz, Michalis Stylianou, and Pamela Hodges Kulinna

insight into the social-interactional factors associated with these outcomes. Thus, the purpose of the current study was, first, to explore classroom teachers’ patterns of social interaction related to intervention activities (i.e., social capital) and, second, to investigate relationships between social

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Allison Ross, Ja Youn Kwon, Pamela Hodges Kulinna, and Mark Searle

environment (PE). 13 – 16 Although this single factor has merit, there is a need to better understand how the shared beliefs of parents and/or children within the community might also influence behavior. Social capital (SC) has the unique potential to reveal elements within the social environment that may

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Kirstin Hallmann, Anita Zehrer, Sheranne Fairley, and Lea Rossi

practice relating to emotions and passion for sport diverges from that of males ( Knoppers & Anthonissen, 2008 ). This might be also related to having or not having a shared history in participating in men’s sport ( Knoppers & Anthonissen, 2008 ). Gender roles may influence social capital ( Riddel, Wilson

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Jean Harvey, Maurice Lévesque, and Peter Donnelly

This study focuses on the relationship between sport volunteerism and social capital, defined here as a resource that stems from participation in certain social networks. A position generator and a resources generator were used to measure the social capital of respondents. Results from this pilot study survey, exploring several aspects of volunteerism in sport in two Canadian communities (one in Québec, the other in Ontario), show a strong relationship between volunteerism in sport and social capital but do not allow a precise measure of the direction of this relationship. Results also show stronger relationships between sport volunteerism and social capital when we control for gender, language, and age.

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Julianne A. Wenner, Kimberly M.B. Tucker, Hannah G. Calvert, Tyler G. Johnson, and Lindsey Turner

, promoting, and leading the implementation of a CSPAP, this research attended to characteristics of PE teachers and school cultures as they relate to PA opportunities. Specifically, the research investigated how social capital ( Coleman, 1988 ) relates to PE teachers’ abilities to facilitate PA outside of PE

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Langston Clark

methods and methodology. In the next section, I will detail the methods, methodology, and framework for this study. The description of the conceptual framework for this study also functions as a review of literature explaining testimonial, social capital, and otherfathering. Following the literature

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Alex C. Gang, Juha Yoon, Juho Park, Sang Keon Yoo, and Paul M. Pedersen

Social capital refers to the facilitation of cooperation (values, goals, norms, purposes, etc.) among engaged individuals and their relational and societal networks ( Putnam, 1993 ). Scholars across various disciplines have recognized the propensity of sport events to produce social capital in the

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Chia-Yuan Yu, Su-I Hou, and Jonathan Miller

encountering changes in life such as retirement, bereavement, shifting social roles, 9 and limited physical function. Social capital greatly affects the health risks faced by older adults. 10 Social capital, in its emphasis on the social connections among groups of people, 11 , 12 has been found to have

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Mengyun Luo, Philayrath Phongsavan, Adrian Bauman, Joel Negin, Zhiruo Zhang, and Ding Ding

physical activity measures as well as survey sampling methods across these countries, making direct comparisons difficult ( Bauman et al., 2011 ). Research has found that total physical activity is socially patterned and is positively associated with high levels of social capital (i.e., social engagement

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Brent D. Oja, Henry T. Wear, and Aaron W. Clopton

legacy and social capital creation that often results in a sense of community connectedness ( Chalip, 2006 ; Gibson et al., 2014 ; Schulenkorf, 2010 ). Relatedly, changes in social capital stemming from hosting sport events have also been examined, and while results have been mixed, social capital