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Yonghwan Chang, Vicki Schull, and Lisa A. Kihl

, 2016 ); they also provide strong evidence to suggest that lower sport viewership among women may in part be attributed to insidious gendered practices and assumptions including gender stereotypes present in the world of sports. The gender stereotypes to which girls and women are subjected in the world

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Dunja Antunovic and Andrea Bundon

necessitating that the IPC invest in these online initiatives. In terms of the content and quality of media coverage of Paralympic sport, there are also some recurring trends. First, there are issues with how the media perpetuates negative stereotypes of disability including describing athletes as “suffering

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Daniel M. Smith and Sarah E. Martiny

Stereotypes are defined as “beliefs or associations that link whole groups of people with certain traits or characteristics” ( Kassin, Fein, & Markus, 2011 , p. 148). This definition implies that stereotypes consist of two parts; they link a group (e.g., East Africans) to specific traits and

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Rachael C. Stone, Shane N. Sweet, Marie-Josée Perrier, Tara MacDonald, Kathleen A. Martin Ginis, and Amy E. Latimer-Cheung

& Fiske, 2012 ). Ableism is a form of discrimination, social prejudice, and/or differential treatment toward individuals with a disability. Similar to other forms of social oppression, ableism operates consciously and subconsciously based on reinforced stereotypes that inform basic sociocognitive

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Rachael C. Stone, Zina Rakhamilova, William H. Gage, and Joseph Baker

). Despite these ubiquitous notions, regular physical activity and sport participation are known to positively impact biopsychosocial age-related processes, thereby actively deconstructing widespread Westernized aging stereotypes ( Baker, Fraser-Thomas, Dionigi, & Horton, 2010 ; Dionigi, 2005 , 2006 ; Ory

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Seyyed Mohammadreza Mousavi, Laura Gray, Sahar Beik, and Maxime Deshayes

( Oglesby & Hill, 1993 ). For example, traditional conceptions about women include traits such as grace, beauty, passivity, and obedience. Concepts such as power, courage, and aggression, which are influential in most sports, are attributed to men ( Solmon et al., 2003 ). These stereotypical beliefs and the

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Maxime Deshayes, Corentin Clément-Guillotin, and Raphaël Zory

According to the stereotype threat model ( Steele, 1997 ), people may underperform on a task when thinking about the negative performance expectations for their own group (for a review in the sports field, see Chalabaev, Sarrazin, Fontayne, Boiché, & Clément-Guillotin, 2013 ; Gentile, Boca

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Fallon R. Mitchell, Paula M. van Wyk, and Sara Santarossa

traditional roles mitigating stereotypes about women athletes ( Greenwell et al., 2015 ). Although mitigating stereotypes may require imagery that diverges from social norms ( Greenwell et al., 2015 ), strategies for enhancing an athlete’s marketability often involve tailoring their self-presentation to

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Ernst Albin Hansen

Voluntary stereotyped rhythmic movement constitutes a fundamental element of a number of everyday activities performed by humans. Locomotion and cycling are obvious and well-known examples. It has previously been described that such activities can be performed in an automated and continuous way for

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Carlos García-Martí and Raúl Sánchez-García

The main aim of this article is to analyze how the intermingling of nation, race, class, and gender played out in Spain around the wrestling and jujutsu phenomenon in the early twentieth century, focusing specifically on the national and social stereotypes used by the press, the organizers, and the