Search Results

You are looking at 1 - 10 of 637 items for :

  • Refine by Access: All Content x
Clear All
Open access

#SportToo: Implications of and Best Practice for the #MeToo Movement in Sport

Mitch Abrams and Michelle L. Bartlett

With enhanced media attention to the epidemic of sexual assault and sexual violence in the world of sports, and in particular college sports, an opportunity to address and prevent such acts is presenting for individuals with a unique skill set. The #MeToo movement, founded by Tarana Burke in 2006

Restricted access

Exploring Gender Diversity and Trauma- and Violence-Informed Sport for Development

Julia Ferreira Gomes, Lyndsay M.C. Hayhurst, Francine Darroch, and Marika Warner

often face discrimination rooted in their gender identity, whereas the latter group faces discrimination grounded in their sexual orientation. These disparate forms of discrimination manifest in various ways. For instance, violence against gender-diverse youth may present in the form of misgendering

Restricted access

Addressing the Complexity of Violence Against Women in Sport: Using the World Café Method to Inform Organizational Response

Kirsty Forsdike and Simone Fullagar

Sport is a complex cultural site that is both empowering for women and girls and a site wherein violence, harassment, and inequality are perpetuated. Violence against women is recognized as a global issue of “epidemic proportions” ( World Health Organization, 2013 , p.3; 2021 ). It has far

Free access

Nonaccidental Violence Among Elite Athletes in Finland: Associations With Sport Conditions and Mental Well-Being and Ill-Being

Satu Kaski and Ulla Kinnunen

According to the consensus statement of the International Olympic Committee, every athlete has the right to “a safe sporting environment that is respectful, fair and free from all kind of violence towards the athlete” ( Mountjoy et al., 2016 ). Violence means “the intentional use of physical force

Restricted access

Association Between Sexual Violence Experiences and Well-Being and Risk for Depression in Elite Athletes Depends on the Context of the Incidents

Jeannine Ohlert, Thea Rau, and Marc Allroggen

The experience of sexual violence is known to be associated with a variety of adverse long-term consequences in the affected persons, including medical, psychological, behavioral, and sexual disorders (for a review cf. Maniglio, 2009 ). Furthermore, several mediating factors exist in the

Restricted access

Male High School Sport Participation and Intimate Partner Violence Perpetration in Adulthood

David Eitle, Steven Swinford, and Abagail Klonsinski

A number of recent, high-profile cases involving accusations of violence perpetrated against women by both college and professional male athletes have rekindled the public debate about the relationship between sport participation and violence against women. 1 Although lively, this public debate is

Restricted access

Sporting Women and Social Media: Sexualization, Misogyny, and Gender-Based Violence in Online Spaces

Emma Kavanagh, Chelsea Litchfield, and Jaquelyn Osborne

Academic scholars are increasingly raising concern about the disproportionate levels of gender-based violence experienced by women in virtual spaces, suggesting this to be a global pandemic ( Ging & Siapera, 2018 ). Jane ( 2018 ) believes that gendered abuse and threats online cause “embodied

Restricted access

Power and Trust Dynamics of Sexual Violence: A Textual Analysis of Nassar Victim Impact Statements and #MeToo Disclosures on Twitter

Brian A. Eiler, Rosemary Al-Kire, Patrick C. Doyle, and Heidi A. Wayment

Many forms of sexual violence, whether harassment, abuse, or rape, permeate all levels of sport, especially at the elite level ( Marks, Mountjoy, & Marcus, 2012 ). Although prevalence rates of sexual violence are difficult to accurately assess, some researchers have suggested as many as one in

Restricted access

On Thin Ice: Toward A Modified Male Peer Support Theory of Professional Hockey Players’ Violence Against Women

Walter S. DeKeseredy, Stu Cowan, and Martin D. Schwartz

to 900 pages are allotted to violence against women in Mansfield et al.’s ( 2018 ) The Palgrave Handbook of Feminism and Sport, Leisure and Physical Education . The same is true in Giulianotti’s ( 2018 ) Routledge Handbook of the Sociology of Sport . Explaining why this is the case is not one of

Full access

A Creative Writing Case Study of Gender-Based Violence in Coach Education: Stacey’s Story

Colin J. Lewis, Simon J. Roberts, Hazel Andrews, and Rebecca Sawiuk

The terminology used by scholars when referring to various forms of sexual harassment, violence, and assault in both the European Member States and the United States of America (USA), in and beyond sport contexts, varies considerably ( Mergaert, Arnaut, Vertommen, & Lang, 2016 ). Therefore, in