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Acceptability and Preliminary Efficacy Testing of a Web-Based Coach Development Program Addressing Gender Essentialism Among Coaches of Adolescent Girls

Anna Goorevich, Courtney Boucher, Jekaterina Schneider, Hannah Silva-Breen, Emily L. Matheson, Aline Tinoco, and Nicole M. LaVoi

, natural, special, or unique characteristics compared with boys and men ( LaVoi et al., 2007 ). Impacts of gender essentialism include persistence of gender stereotypes, masculine dominance in sport and society, and discrimination against girls in sport ( Allison, 2018 , 2011 ; LaVoi & Goorevich, in

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Remedying Stereotype Threat Effects in Spectator Sports

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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Escape Narratives and Regional Identity: A Case Study of the Story of Joe Burrow

Michael Clay Carey and Betsy Emmons

a systemic cultural background with which he did not immediately identify. Findings suggest that narrative often utilized stereotypical representations of rural Appalachia as a place dominated by cultural poverty, highlighted representations of engrained hopelessness and lack of agency in the region

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Stereotype Threat and Interscholastic Athletic Leadership

James P. Strode, W. Andrew Czekanski, Anna W. Parkman, and Meredith K. Scarlata

overtly as well as embedded ( Fink, 2016 ). Equally lamentable is the confirmation that gendering continues to be a problem in sport leadership. The cartoon of a man AD preserves a stereotype that women do not work in athletic leadership. Historically, women have been underrepresented in positions of

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Stereotype Threat in Sport: Recommendations for Applied Practice and Research

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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Media Coverage of the Paralympics: Recommendations for Sport Journalism Practice and Education

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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A “Think Coach, Think Male” Phenomenon: Women Coaches’ Experiences of Development, Progression, and Retention in Coaching Within the United Kingdom

Jyoti Gosai, Sophia Jowett, and Daniel J.A. Rhind

, job descriptions, and (lack of) opportunities. The fourth and most distal from the centre is the sociocultural level. This level comprises the various cultural systems and norms that can indirectly influence female coaches (e.g., gender stereotypes). The model suggests that levels are not mutually

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Exploring Stereotypes of Athletes With a Disability: A Behaviors From Intergroup Affect and Stereotypes Map Comparison

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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Curling for Confidence: Psychophysical Benefits of Curling for Older Adults

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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“You Kick Like A Girl!” The Effects of Gender Stereotypes on Motor Skill Learning in Young Adolescents

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