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Agergaard, Sine & Lars Tore Ronglan Player Migration and Talent Development in Elite Sports Teams: A comparative analysis of inbound and outbound career trajectories in Danish and Norwegian women’s handball (published 150428  in Scandinavian Sport Studies Forum, Vol 6, 2015)
Alsiö, Martin The Hooligans’ Death List: A global search for accountability between accidents and intentions (published 130118)
Alsiö, Martin Why Hooligans Love Their Soccer (published 130208)
Alsiö, Martin Suggestions on hooliganism: Global Inspirations and a Theory of Non-Violence (published 130321)
Andreasson, Jesper Between Performance  and Beauty: Towards a sociological understanding of trajectories to drug use in a gym and bodybuildning context (published in Scandinavian Sport Studies Forum, Vol 4, 2013)
Andreasson, Jesper & Thomas Johansson From exercise to “exertainment”: Body techniques and body philosophies within a differentiated fitness culture (published 150513  in Scandinavian Sport Studies Forum, Vol 6, 2015)
Andrén-Sandberg, Åke Nordic Conference on Steroids Abuse 2007 (published 080123)
Bjørner, Tomas ‘You’ve been in the house too long, she said, and I naturally fled’: An analysis of habitus among Danish e-sport players (published in Scandinavian Sport Studies Forum Vol. 5, 2014)
Bladh, Greta Hard Body 2.0 – The Construction of the Fitness Subject: An Analysis of Swedish Fitness Blogs (150224)
Brackenridge, Celia Children’s Rights in Football: Welfare and Work (published110608)
Bredahl, Thomas Gjelstrup & Kirsten Kaya Roessler Prescribed Exercise and Behavioural Change: The Influence of Self-efficacy, Stages of Change, and Social Relations (published 110126)
Carlsson, Bo & Kristin Fransson Youth Sports, Official Sports Policy, and Children’s Rights in Society (published 051130)
Carlsson, Bo & Martin Svensson Masterchef and the ‘Sportification’ of Popular Culture… and Society (150930)
Day, Simon & Elsa Kristiansen An inferiority complex: Managing semi-professional clubs (170428)
Dolles, Harald, Hallgeir GammelsæterOskar Solenes & Solveig Straume The Janus-faced relationship value of professional sports clubs: A study of Molde Football Club, Norway (published 2016-05-09, in Scandinavian Sport Studies Forum Vol 7, 2016)
Dumas, Alex & Sophie Laforest Intergenerational Conflict: What can skateboarding tell us about the struggles for legitimacy in the field of sports? (published 080409)
Eichberg, Henning How to Study Body Culture: Observing Human Practice (published 070606)
Eichberg, Henning Pyramid or Democracy in Sports? Alternative Ways in European Sport Policies (published 080206)
Eichberg, Henning The Body, the Power, and the People: New Perspectives of Body Politics (published 080319)
Eichberg, Henning “Fit for Consumption” – about the social production of the individual (published 081001)
Eichberg, Henning Review Essay: Individuals? Factors? Definitions? The sociological abstraction of the body (published 2014-11-10, in Scandinavian Sport Studies Forum Vol 5, 2014)
Ekholm, David Research on Sport as a Means of Crime Prevention in a Swedish Welfare Context: A Literature Review (published 131017  in Scandinavian Sport Studies Forum, Vol 4, 2013)
Enoksen, Eystein, Per Göran Fahlström, Bjørn Tore Johansen, Carl-Axel Hageskog, Jens Behrend Christensen & Rune Høigaard Perceptions of leadership behavior and the relationship to athletes among ­Scandinavian coaches (published in Scandinavian Sport Studies Forum Vol. 5, 2014)
Ericsson, Ingegerd & Magnus K. Karlsson Daily Physical Education Improves Motor Skills and School Performance: A Nine-Year Prospective Intervention Study (published 120509)
Ericsson, Ingegerd Effects of increased physical education and motor skills acquisition on scholastic performance (published 170907)
Fasting, Kari Research on Sexual Harassment and Abuse in Sport (published 050405)
Fasting, K., C. Brackenridge & G. Kjølberg Using Court Reports to Enhance Knowledge of Sexual Abluse in Sport: A Norwegian Case Study (published in Scandinavian Sport Studies Forum Vol. 4, 2013)
Fasting, Kari, Mari Kristin Sisjord & Trond Svela Sand Norwegian Elite-Level Coaches: Who Are They? (published in Scandinavian Sport Studies Forum Vol. 8, 2017, 2017-04-18)
Fransson, Kristin Children’s Sport, a Question of Rights? Children, Childhood and the Swedish Sports Movement (published 090429)
Grahn, Karin Interpretative repertoires of performance: Shaping gender in swimming (published in Scandinavian Sport Studies Forum Vol. 6, 2015)
Greenfield, Steve & Guy Osborn  The Role of Law within Sport (published 030622)
Grujoska, Isabella & Bo Carlsson Sport for Life: Sport as a Tool for Development (published 071107)
Hasselgård, Anders & Andreas Selliaas Norwegian Human Rights Organisations and the Olympic Games (published 140128 in Scandinavian Sport Studies Forum Vol. 5, 2014)
Haugsbakken, Halvdan El Espectáculo, a Deep Play: The FC Barcelona and Real Madrid Rivalry in Basketball (published 080305)
Hedenborg, Susanna The Popular Horse: From Army and Agriculture to Leisure (published 071121)
Hedenborg, Susanna & Gertrud Pfister Écuyères and “doing gender”: Presenting Femininity in a Male Domain – Female Circus Riders 1800–1920 (published in Scandinavian Sport Studies Forum Vol. 3, 2012)
Hedenborg, Susanna “… and Allah took a handful of Southerly wind… and created the horse”: The history of international equestrian sports (140613)
Hellborg, Anna Maria The challenges of Women’s Professional Soccer in the USA: A theoretically and empirically informed discussion (published 121126)
Henriksen, Kristoffer & Janne Mortensen Reality and Dreams: A Comparison of Elite Athletes’ Lived Career Paths with Young Talented Athletes’ Imagined Career Paths (published in Scandinavian Sport Studies Forum Vol. 5, 2014)
Hertting, Krister & Inger Karlefors Entrance into Swedish Children’s Sports: Newly-migrated children’s perspective (160125)
Hjelm, Jonny The Aristocratic Taste for Sport among Swedish Sport Researchers (published in Scandinavian Sport Studies Forum Vol 8 2017, 2017-03-02)
Hovden, Jorid  From rights-based to utility-oriented equalization: Gender-political discourses in Norwegian sports (published 040420)
Håman, Linn, Natalie Barker-Ruchti, Göran Patriksson & Eva-Carin Lindgren The framing of orthorexia nervosa in Swedish daily newspapers: A longitudinal qualitative content analysis (published in Scandinavian Sport Studies Forum Vol. 7, 2016)
Jakobsen, Arne Martin How can a Sports Team Go From Good to Great and Then Turn Great Results into Enduring Great Results (131212)
Jamieson, Duncan The Eclectic Bicycle (published 170529)
Johnson, Urban Sport Injury, Psychology and Intervention: An overview of empirical findings (published 061011)
Jonsson, Linus, Natalia Stambulova, Karin Weman-Josefsson & Athanasios G. Papaioannou Exploring exercise behavior and well-being of Swedish university students: A self-determination perspective (published 130416)
Junghagen, Sven, Simon D. Besjakov & Anders A. Lund Designing Experiences to Increase Stadium Capacity Utilisation in Football (published 2016-10-05, in Scandinavian Sport Studies Forum Vol 7, 2016)
Jönsson, Kutte Humans, Horses, and Hybrids: On Rights, Welfare, and Masculinity in Equestrian Sports (published in Scandinavian Sport Studies Forum Vol. 3, 2012)
Kavoura, Anna, Tatiana V. Ryba, Marja Kokkonen Psychological Research on Martial Artists: A Critical View from a Cultural Praxis Framework (published in Scandinavian Sport Studies Forum Vol. 3, 2012)
Kay, Joyce A Blinkered Approach? Attitudes Towards Children and Young People in British Horseracing and Equestrian Sport (published 080507)
Kilger, Magnus & Mats Börjesson Searching for Talent: The Construction of Legitimate Selection in Sports (published 151013 in Scandinavian Sport Studies Forum Vol. 6, 2015)
Kristiansen, Elsa, Eivind Å. Skille & Dag Vidar Hanstad From Community Based Identities to Individual Benefits for Volunteers: A Comparison of Three Sporting Events  (published in Scandinavian Sport Studies Forum Vol. 5, 2014)
Kronberg, Marie The Future of Football in the European Union – from a Legal Point of View (published 101013)
Lippe, Gerd von der  An Orgy of a Masculine Scandal in Media: The 1954 Football World Cup (published 040518)
Loland, Sigmund  Technology in Sport: Three Ideal-Typical Views and Their Implications(published 031009)
Lund, Ole, Susanne Ravn & Mette Krogh Christensen Learning by Joining the Rhythm: Apprenticeship Learning in Elite Double Sculls Rowing (published in Scandinavian Sport Studies Forum Vol. 3, 2012)
Lundquist Wanneberg, Pia Sport’s Moral Contracts: An Analysis of Swedish Sport 1930 to 1950 (150522)
Lundvall, Suzanne “It’s really about understanding human beings…”: Exploring PE teachers’ perception of working in multicultural schools (published 060517)
McDonald, Ian One-Dimensional Sport (published 071212)
McDowell, Matthew L. Queen’s Park FC in Copenhagen, 1898–1903: Paradoxes in Early Transnational Amateurism (140514)
McGuinness, Mike Some Reflections on Representations of the English Football Team through Ephemera from the 1966 World Cup to the Present (110330)
Manoli, Argyro Elisavet The football industry through traditional management theories (published in Scandinavian Sport Studies Forum Vol 5, 2014)
Meckbach, Jane A Study of PE Teachers from Different Environments in Sweden published 060315)
Melin, Roger Instrumentalization of the Body in Sports (131118)
Mindegaard, Peter Towards New Forms of Popular Fooball? (published 070606)
Moen, Frode & Camilla Fikse Elite Coaches’ Perceptions of Needed Coach Competencies in Elite Sport (published 110921)
Moen, Frode & Kristin Garland Subjective Beliefs Among Sport Coaches About Communication During Practice (publicerad i Scandinavian Sport Studies Forum Vol 3, 2012)
Netland, Katrine O., Vidar Schei & Therese E. Sverdrup The Winner Takes All: A Qualitative Study of cooperation on Cycling Teams (published in Scandinavian Sport Studies Forum Vol. 3, 2012)
Nordin, Sanna Whatever “It” is, it’s Not Simple: A Review of Four Books on Talent (published 090923)
Næss, Hans Erik Sensory Ethnographies of Sport: Three Methodological Considerations (Published in Scandinavian Sport Studies Forum Vol. 8 2017)
Palmås, Karl Bodies Without Bodhis: Towards a Philosophy of Surfing (published 130123)
Perenyi, Szilvia Value Preferences of the Physically Active and Non-Active Hungarian Youth Population (published 081029)
Peterson, Tomas The Professionalization of Sport in the Scandinavian Countries (published 080220)
Peterson, Tomas Swedish Soccer is Searching for Talent but Finding Age (pfd-file published 090429)
Peterson, Tomas The double articulation of the Relative Age Effect on Swedish Football players (141216)
Pfister, Gertrud  A World Power in Women’s Sport – Women Without Power in Sport: Gender, Power and Sport in East Germany (published 031209)
Pfister, Gertrud & Sabine Radtke Sport, Women and Leadership: Selected Results of the German Project “Women taking the Lead” (published 050503)
Preuss, Holger Lasting Effects of Major Sporting Events (published 061213)
Rodis, Anastasios G. Swedish Swimmers’ Perception of Parental Involvement (131126)
Romar, Jan-Erik, John Henriksson, Kent Ketomäki & Peter Hastie Teachers’ Learning Experiences with the Sport Education Model in Physical Education (published 160314 in Scandinavian Sport Studies Forum Vol. 7 2016)
Roscher, Monika Forming of Aesthetic Judgements in Movement (published 090923)
Roscher, Monika Gender as Experience: Transcending Female and Male Expression in Sports (published 100127)
Rämme, Ulf Does Artificial Turf Matter? Estimating the Impact of Artificial Turf on Goal Production and Game Outcomes in Swedish elite football for men (150615)
Silva, Diana Mendes Machado da, João Paulo França Streapco & Paulo Nascimento Nationality and Brazilian Football: Research from the Interdisciplinary Group of Studies on Football (GIEF) (published101124)
Skille, Eivind ÅEthno-politics and state sport policy: The case of how the Sámi Sport Association–Norway challenged the Norwegian confederation of sport’s monopoly for state subsidies to sport (published in Scandinavian Sport Studies Forum Vol. 3, 2012)
Skille, Eivind Å. & Tor Solbakken The relationship between adolescent sport participation and lifelong participation in physical activity in Norway A Critical Analysis (published in Scandinavian Sport Studies Forum Vol. 5, 2014)
Skovgaard, Thomas School Swimming in Denmark: A Survey (published 130130)
Skovgaard, Thomas & Kurt Lüders Swimming in Schools: New Danish Directions (131219)
Skovgaard, Thomas Physically active schools 2020: New pathways and possibilities (150318)
Tamburrini, Claudio  Educational or genetic blueprints, wtat’s the difference? (published 030606)
Taylor, Matthew Politics and the People’s Game: Football and Political Culture in Twentieth Century Britain (published 070117)
Taylor, Matthew Football, Migration and Globalization: The Perspective of History(published 070314)
Ulseth, Anne-Lene Bakken & Ørnulf Seippel Fitness, Class and Culture: Social Inequality in Fitness Centres (published 111123)
Vamplew, Wray Alcohol and the Sportsperson: An Anomalous Alliance (published 070214)
Vamplew, Wray Child Work or Child Labour? The Caddie Question in Edwardian Golf(published 080423)
Vettenniemi, Erkki Paradise (Totally) Lost: Kalevi Heinilä’s Totalization Theory Revisited(published 100901)
Vettenniemi, Erkki Notes on Nordic Nostalgia: Stockholm 1912 and Helsinki 1952 Revisited (121031)
Voyer, Richard A. Once Upon a Time, a Women’s Golf Tournament: Shenecossett Invitation, 1919–1940 (190928)
Wagner, Ulrik The Publishing Game: The dubious mission of evaluating research and measuring performance in a cross-disciplinary field (published 2016-05-18, in Scandinavian Sport Studies Forum Vol 7, 2016)
Walther-Ahrens, Tanja Lesbianism as the Last Taboo in Women’s Football (published 101103)
Weed, Mike Sports Tourism and the Development of Sports Events (published 061213)
Zirin, Dave Calling Sports Sociology Off the Bench (published 081126)
Zuiderveld, Maria Sex, Football and the Media – The Case of South Africa and the 2010 FIFA World Cup  (published in Scandinavian Sport Studies Forum Vol. 4, 2013)

 

to-page-topAbstracts in English

Abalo Caldera, Ernesto & Martin Danielsson About Active Men for Active Men: Sports Media and Its Audience (article in Swedish, published 060118)
Andersen, Bjarne Tennis – a sport’s development (article in Danish, published 151106)
Apelmo, Elisabet ”Ever since I was a kid, it’s always been football.” About the Construction of Femininity Among Girls Aiming to Compete at the Highest Level of Football (article in Swedish, published 050928)
Apelmo, Elisabet ”Shit, I can make it too”: Gender, Disability and Sporting Bodies (article in Swedish, published 070228)
Aspvik, Nils PetterIngar MehusStig Arve Sæther & Anne Tjønndal Instructional and positive feedback leadership in football. A study of leadership styles among Norwegian male football coaches (article in Norwegian, published 160408)
Bérczes, Judit The Role of Local Sports Media in the Process of Gender Equality in Sports(article in Swedish, pöublished 061115)
Danielsson, Kalle E-sport – a movement with no movement (article in Swedish, published 051214)
Ericsson, Ingegerd Motor Observations and School Results (article in Swedish, published 071121)
Fundberg, Jesper & Lars Lagergren Can Girls Become Footballers? About formation of gender and (re-)production of inequality (article in Swedish, published 150903)
Granberg, Niklas & Nadja Korhonen The Medicalization of Sports A study of the consumption of painkillers in elite team sports (article in Swedish, published 071212)
Haulan, Christian & Stig Arve Sæther Talent development in football – top-level football clubs vs. youth national teams (article in Norwegian, published 150331)
Holm, Claus & Jens Christian Nielsen Rousseau as response to accelerated talent development (article in Danish, published 151015)
Högberg, Jan-Ola The Sports Coach as Health Promoter (article in Swedish, published 070328)
Johansson, Fredrik & Pascal Rotter Nilsson Third Generation Artificial Turf and the Future of Football (article in Swedish, published 051019)
Jonsson, Cecilia, Marie Eriksson & Evelina Källberg Gymnastics girls and hockey chicks – gender in two sports organisations (article in Swedish, published 150414)
Jönsson, Emelie ”We just say hi and welcome! Put on your shoes”: A qualitative study of how sports associations respond to newly arrived immigrants (article in Swedish, published 161116)
Jönsson, Erik Golf and the Golfing Landscape’s Relation to Nature: Donald Trump’s Golf Links in Northern Scotland (article in Swedish, published 090311)
Karlsson, Jesper The gender of ice hockey: Perceptions of body and gender in ice hockey as cultural practice (article in Swedish, published 161121)
Lagergren, Lars & Jesper Fundberg Moving into the elite level: What can be expected by female athletes? (article in Swedish, published 151125)
Lidström, Isak When art becomes ski races: Swedish painter Anders Zorn as sports rebel in the early 1900s (article in Swedish, published 160209)
Lindkvist, Jonas Fairway: The Media Representation of Annika Sörenstam (article in Swedish, published 081112)
Lindkvist, Jonas The Kings and Queens of Sport (article in Swedish, published 090211)
Macody Lund, Mathias, Ketil Østrem & Rune Høigaard A retrospective study of sport-specific activity among five Norwegian elite soccer players (article in Norwegian, published 160216)
Mandić, Mirna & Anne Tjønndal Motivation in Climbing (article in Norwegian, published 151211)
Meckbach, Jane & Ingemar Wedman PETE Students at GIH in Sweden (article in Swedish, published 070131)
Nygård, Stig-Ivan, Egil Galaaen Gjølme & Stig Leirdal Formal education level and self-experienced competence level of Norwegian personal trainers (article in Norwegian, published 150507)
Pedersen, Henrik & Lone Friis Thing ”Running for life”: A theoretical sociological analysis of running culture (article in Danish, published 160914)
Pedersen, Lise Warren Danish Gymnastics and Sports Culture in North America: How Danish Popular Sports Culture and Gymnastics Settled in North America (article in Danish, published 051130)
Ringfjord, Britt-Marie The Visualisation of the Sporting Body
(article in Swedish, published 050517)
Sandahl, Björn The Subject of Physical Education as a Reflection of Society (article in Swedish, published 051019)
Sandal, Carsten & Helle Winther Fun, games and physical activities for families: Movement, development, and invigorating moments for all ages (article in Danish, published 160531)
Sjöblom, Paul A Swedish Sports Model Influenced by the Market: Values, Norms and Strategies in Municipalities and Sports Clubs 1970-1999 (article in Swedish, published 060315)
Sund, Bill The Powerful Globalization of Football (article in Swedish, published 151221)
Sundvoll, Heidi & Anne Tjønndal Sports as arena for social inclusion of immigrants and ethnic minorities (article in Norwegian, published 151006)
Thiberg, Jesper Soccer Morals (article in Swedish, published 051116)
Thomassen, Anders Kornum Chinese football – a major new player on the international football scene (article in Danish, published 170213)
Toftegaard Nielsen, Jan Moving Children inte Physical Activity: About the Challenges of Facilitating Physical Activity and Well-being for Children within the BUB-project (article in Danish, published 051005)

 

to-page-topBook reviews

The 1929 Bunion Derby: Johnny Salo and the Great Footrace Across America Charles B. Kastner Syracuse, NY: Syracuse University Press 2014 (reviewed by Diane McManus, published 140903)
21st Century Jocks: Sporting Men and Contemporary Heterosexuality Eric Andersson Basingstoke, Hamps.: Palgrave Macmillan 2014 (reviewed by Marie Larneby, published 141113)
‘A Proper Spectacle’: Women Olympians 1900–1936 Stephanie Daniels & Anita Tedder Houghton Conquest, Beds.: ZeNaNA Press 2000 (reviewed by Åsa Änghede, published 070418)
A Companion to Sport David L. Andrews & Ben Carrington (red) Oxford, Oxon.: Wiley Blackwell 2013 (reviewed by Alan Bairner, published 140425)
A Contemporary History of Women’s Sport, Part One: Sporting Women, 1850–1960 Jean Williams Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge 2014 (reviewed by Greta Bladh, published 150322)
A Life in Sport and Other Things: A Memoir John Bale Crewe: MMU Centre for Research into Coaching 2013 (reviewed by Erkki Vettenniemi, published 141210)
Aboriginal Peoples and Sport in Canada: Historical Foundations and Contemporary Issues Janice Forsyth & Audrey R. Giles (red) Vancouver, BC: UBC Press 2013 (reviewed by Helge Chr. Pedersen, published 150121)
African Footballers in Sweden: Race, Immigration, and Integration in the Age of Globalization Carl-Gustaf Scott Basingstoke, Hamps.: Palgrave Macmillan 2015 (reviewed by Peter Alegi, published 160226)
Ageing, Physical Activity, Recreation and Wellbeing Barbara Humberstone & Maria Konstantaki (red) Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing 2016 (Mark Brooke 170609)
Aggression in the Sports World: A Social Psychological Perspective Gordon W. RussellOxford: Oxford University Press 2008 (reviewed by Lise Joern, published 081001)
American Indian Lacrosse: Little Brother of War Thomas Vennum Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins University Press 2008 [1994] (reviewed by Halvdan Haugsbakken, published 090923)
Anatomy of Sports Fans: Reflections on Fans & Fanatics, The Pierre D. Bognon Charleston, SC: BookSurge 2008 (reviewed by Lise Joern, published 100331)
Animals, Work, and the Promise of Interspecies Solidarity Kendra Coulter Basingstoke, Hamps.: Palgrave Macmillan 2015 (published by Susanna Hedenborg, published 160526)
Applied Exercise and Sport Physiology Terry J. Housh, Dona J. Housh & Herbert A. deVriesScottsdale, AZ: Holcomb Hathaway 2006 (reviewed by Lottie Olsson, published 070214)
Artistic Impressions: Figure Skating, Masculinity, and the Limits of Sport Mary Louise Adams Toronto, ON: University of Toronto Press 2011 (reviewed by Anna Maria Hellborg, published 111012)
Assessment in Physical Education: A sociocultural perspective Peter Hay & Dawn Penney Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge 2013 (reviewed by Claes Annerstedt, published 150106)
Athletes’ Careers Across Cultures Natalia B.  Stambulova & Tatiana V. Ryba (red) Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge 2013 (reviewed by Sepand Mashreghi, published 141211)
The Ball Game Biz: An Introduction to the Economics of Professional Team Sports David George Surdam Jefferson, NC: McFarland 2010 (reviewed by Kjetil Haugen, published 110608)
Becoming Centaur: Eighteenth-Century Masculinity and English Horsemanship Monica Mattfeld University Park, PA: Pennsylvania State University Press 2017 (reviewed by Susanna Hedenborg, published 170901)
The Beginnings of a Commercial Sporting Culture in Britain, 1793–1850 Adrian HarveyAldershot, Hamps.: Ashgate Publishing 2004 (reviewed by Daniel Arvidsson, published 070214)
Beijing’s Games: What the Olympics Mean to China Susan Brownell Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield 2008 (reviewed by Marina Svensson, published 080606)
Bio-social aspects of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD): Neurophysiology, maturity, motor function and how symptoms relate to family interaction Peik GustafssonLund: Lund University, Faculty of Medicine 2008 (reviewed by Ingegerd Ericsson, published 081001)
The Bloomsbury Companion to the Philosophy of Sport Cesar R. Torres (red) London: Bloomsbury 2014 (reviewed by Kenneth Aggerholm, published 141017)
Body Shots: Hollywood and the Culture of Eating Disorders Emily Fox-Kales Albany, NY: Excelsior Editions (Suny Press) 2011 (reviewed by Henning Eichberg, published 111123)
The Body and Social Theory: Third Edition Chris Shilling London: Sage Publications 2012 (reviewed by Henning Eichberg, published 141110)
Body, town planning, and participation: The roles of young people and sport Antonio Borgogni Jyväskylä: University of Jyväskylä 2012 (reviewed by Henning Eichberg, published 130307)
Boxing: A Concise History of the Sweet Science Gerald R. Gems Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield 2014 (reviewed by Anne Tjønndal, published 150522)
Boxing: A Cultural History Kasia Boddy London: Reaktion Books 2009 (reviewed by Wendy Varney, published 110309)
Boxing, Masculinity and Identity: The ‘I’ of the Tiger Kath Woodward Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge 2007 (reviewed by Wendy Varney, published 080903)
British Sporting Literature and Culture in the Long Eighteenth Century Sharon Harrow (red) Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge 2016 (reviewed by Katarina Tornborg, published 160908)
Burying Don Imus: Anatomy of a Scapegoat Michael Awkward Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press 2009 (reviewed by David Leonard, published 110126)
Capitalism and Sport: Politics, Protest, People and Play Michael Lavalette (red) London: Bookmarks Publication 2013 (reviewed by Russell Holden, published 140923)
Celtic Minded 2: Essays on Celtic Football Culture and Identity Joseph M. Bradley (red) Glendaruel, Argyll: Argyll Publishing 2006 (reviewed reviewed by Henning Eichberg, published 070228)
Children, Obesity and Exercise: Prevention, Treatment and Management of Childhood and Adolescent Obesity Andrew P. Hills, Neil A. King & Nuala M. Byrne (red) Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge 2007 (reviewed by Örjan Ekblom, published 081126)
The Cold War and the 1984 Olympic Games: A Soviet-American Surrogate War Philip A. D’Agati Basingstoke, Hamps.: Palgrave Macmillan 2013 (reviewed by Kristian Gerner, published 140221)
Contemporary Issues in Sport Management: A Critical Introduction Terri Byers (red) London: Sage Publications 2016 (reviewed by Søren Bennike, published 160916)
Counterpunch: The Cultural Battles over Heavyweight Prizefighting in the American West Meg Frisbee Seattle: University of Washington Press 2016 (reviewed by Anne Tjønndal, published  170131)
Cricket, Race and the 2007 World Cup Jon Gemmell & Boria Majumdar (red) Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge 2008 (reviewed by Guy Osborn, published 100901)
Critical Readings in Bodybuilding Adam Locks & Niall Richardson (red) Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge 2012 (reviewed by Jesper Andreasson, published 140311)
The Cultural Politics of Lifestyle Sports Belinda Wheaton Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge 2013 (Kalle Jonasson 170426)
Cycling: A Philosophical Tour De Force Jesús Ilundáin-Agurruza & Michael W. Austin (red) Oxford, Oxon.: Wiley Blackwell 2010 (reviewed by Ask Vest Christiansen, published 120125)
Dance Composition: An Interrelated Arts Approach Janice Pomer Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics 2009 (reviewed by Lis Engel, published 100922)
The Decadent Sportsman Medlar Lucan & Durian Gray Satry, Cambs.: Deadalus Press 2013 (reviewed by Malcolm MacLean, published 140516)
Defining Sport: Conceptions and Borderlines Shawn E. Klein (red) Lanham, MD: Lexington Books 2017 (reviewed by Anne Tjønndal, published 170517)
Demystifying Talent Management: A Critical Approach to the Realities of Talent Billy Adamsen Basingstoke, Hamps.: Palgrave Macmillan 2016 (reviewed by Inge Kryger Pedersen, published 160608)
Design for Sport Anxo Cereijo Roibás, Emmanuel Stamatakis & Ken Black (red) Farnham, Surrey: Gower 2011 (reviewed by Karl Palmås, published 121121)
Developing Sport Expertise: Researchers and coaches put theory into practice Damian Farrow, Joseph Baker & Clare MacMahon (red) Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge 2013 (reviewed by Anne Tjønndal, published 150922)
Developing Successful Sport Marketing Plans: Third Edition David K. Stotlar Morgantown, WV: Fitness Information Technology 2009 (reviewed by Björn Anders Larsson, published 101124)
The Discipline of Leisure: Embodying Cultures of ‘Recreation’ Simon Coleman & Tamara Kohn (red) New York, NY: Berghahn Books 2007 (reviewed by Halvdan Haugsbakken 0809017)
Diversity in Sport Organizations: Second Edition George B. Cunningham Scottsdale, AZ: Holcomb Hathaway 2011 (reviewed by Sine Agergaard, published 111012)
Doping and Public Health Nader Ahmadi, Arne Ljungqvist & Göran Svedsäter (red) Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge 2016 (reviewed by Ask Vest Christiansen, published 170518)
Ecological Task Analysis and Movement Walter E. Davis & Geoffrey D. Broadhead (red) Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics 2007 (reviewed by Ingegerd Ericsson, published 080423)
The Economic Theory of Professional Team Sports: An Analytical Treatment Stefan Késenne Cheltenham, Glos: Edward Elgar 2007 (reviewed by Kjetil Haugen, published 080409)
The Economics of Sports Broadcasting Chris Gratton & Harry Arne Solberg Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge 2007 (reviewed by Brad Schultz, published 071121)
The Economics of Staging the Olympics: A Comparison of the Games 1972–2008 Holger Preuss Cheltenham, Glos.: Edward Elgar 2004 (reviewed by Tommy D. Andersson, published 060201)
Endurance Running: A socio-cultural examination William Bridel, Pirkko Markula & Jim Denison (red) Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge 2016 (reviewed by Øyvind Førland Standal, published 160428)
Elite-Bildung: An Existential-Phenomenological Study of Talents Developing in Football Kenneth Aggerholm Århus: Århus University 2012 (reviewed by Gunnar Breivik, published 140318)
ESPN: The Making of a Sport Media Empire Travis Vogan Urbana and Chicago, IL: University of Illinois Press 2015 (reviewed by Matthew Teutsch, published 160414)
The Essentials of Teaching Health Education: Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment Sarah Benes & Holly Alperin Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics 2016 (reviewed by Erwin Apitzsch, published 160831)
Ethics, Dis/Ability and Sports Ejgil Jespersen & Mike McNamee (red) Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge 2009 (reviewed by Kenneth Aggerholm, published 100310)
The Ethics of Sport: Essential Readings Arthur L. Caplan & Brendan Parent (red) Oxford: Oxford University Press 2017 (reviewed by Shawn E. Klein, published 170906)
An ethnography of English football fans: Cans, cops and carnivals Geoff Pearson Manchester: Manchester University Press 2012 (Lise Joern 131113)
Ethnomethodology at Play Peter Tolmie & Mark Rouncefield (red) Aldershot, Hamps.: Ashgate Publishing 2013 (reviewed by Björn Sjöblom, published 140821)
Ethnosport: The End of Decline Alexey Kylasov Münster: Lit Verlag 2015 (reviewed by Henning Eichberg, published 160519)
Everyday Masculinities and Extreme Sport: Male Identity and Rock Climbing Victoria Robinson Oxford: Berg Publishers 2008 (reviewed by Åke Nilsén, published 090606)
Exercise Pychology: Second Edition Janet Buckworth, Rod K. Dishman, Patrick J. O’Connor & Phillip D. Tomporowski Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics 2013 (by Erwin Apitzsch, published  131214)
Extreme Landscapes of Leisure: Not a Hap-Hazardous Sport Patrick Laviolette Aldershot, Hamps.: Ashgate Publishing 2011 (reviewed by Halvdan Haugsbakken, published 110511)
Fame to Infamy: Race, Sport, and the Fall from Grace David C. Ogden & Joel Nathan Rosen(red) Jackson, MS: University Press of Mississippi 2010 (reviewed by Wendy Varney, published 120215)
The Fantasy Sport Industry: Games within games Andrew C. Billings & Brody J. Ruihley Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge 2014 (Shawn E. Klein 141003)
Fighting the Current: The Rise of American Women’s Swimming, 1870–1926 Lisa Bier Jefferson, NC: McFarland 2011 (reviewed by Therese Nordlund Edvinsson, published 121129)
Financial Management in the Sport Industry Matthew T. Brown et al Scottsdale, AZ: Holcomb Hathaway 2010 (reviewed by Björn Anders Larsson, published 110330)
Football With the Foe: Danish Sport under the Swastika Hans Bonde Odense: University Press of Southern Denmark 2008 (reviewed by Wendy Varney, published 090606)
Foundations of Exercise and Mental Health: Second Edition Larry M. Leith Morgantown, WV: Fitness Information Technology 2010 (reviewed by Erwin Apitzsch, published 100606)
From Ballroom to DanceSport: Aesthetics, Athletics, and Body Culture Caroline Jean S. Picart Albany, NY: State University of New York Press 2006 (breviewed byy Sanna Nordin, published 070131)
Full-Court Quest: The Girls from Fort Shaw Indian School, Basketball Champions of the World Linda S. Peavy & Ursula Smith Norman, OK: University of Oklahoma Press 2008 (reviewed by Malcolm MacLean, published 121220)
Gender Testing in Sport: Ethics, cases and controversies Sandy Montañola & Aurélie Olivesi (red) Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge 2016 (reviewed by Sarah Teetzel, published 170614)
Girls With Balls: The Secret History of Women’s Football Tim Tate London: John Blake Publishing 2013 (reviewed by Jean Williams, published 140219)
The Global Gym: Gender, Health and Pedagogies Jesper Andreasson & Thomas Johansson Basingstoke, Hamps.: Palgrave Macmillan 2014 (reviewed by Morten Renslo Sandvik, published 161207)
The Global Impact of Olympic Media at London 2012 Andrew C. Billings & Marie C. Hardin (red) Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge 2015 (reviewed by Henk Erik Meier, published 151209)
Global Perspectives on Women in Combat Sports: Women Warriors around the World Alex Channon & Christopher R. Matthews (red) Basingstoke, Hamps.: Palgrave Macmillan 2015 (Anne Tjønndal 160624)
Globalising Women’s Football: Europe, Migration and Professionalization Jean Williams Bern: Peter Lang Publishing Group 2013 (reviewed by Mattias Melkersson, published 140228)
Globalizing Cricket: Englishness, Empire and Identity Dominic Malcolm London: Bloomsbury 2013 (reviewed by Russell Holden, published 130417)
Gymnastics and Politics: Niels Bukh and Male Aesthetics Hans Bonde København: Museum Tusculanum 2006 (reviewed by Wendy Varney, published 070516)
Handbook of Research on Sport and Business Sten Söderman & Harald Dolles (red) Cheltenham, Glos: Edward Elgar 2013 (reviewed by Hans Lundberg, published 140910)
A History of Hurling: Second Edition Seamus J. King Dublin: Gill & Macmillan 2005 (reviewed by Terry Goldie, published 060517)
Hit by Pitch: Ray Chapman, Carl Mays and the Fatal Fastball Molly Lawless Jefferson, NC: McFarland 2011 (reviewed by Malcolm MacLean, published 130927)
Horse Nations: The Worldwide Impact of the Horse on Indigenous Societies Post-1492 Peter Mitchell Oxford: Oxford University Press 2015 (Susanna Hedenborg 160817)
Human–Animal Relationships in Equestrian Sport and Leisure Katherine Dashper Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge 2017 (Reviewed by Susanna Hedenborg, published 170901)
Idrott, tävling och allvar: En kritisk granskning av svensk idrottsforskning Jonny Hjelm Malmö: Bokförlaget idrottsforum.org 2015 (Reviewed by Erkki Vettenniemi, published 160217)
Inclusive Masculinities in Contemporary Football: Men in the Beautiful Game Rory Magrath Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge 2017 (reviewed by Marie Larneby, published 170405)
Infant Motor Development Jan P. Piek Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics 2006 (reviewed by Ingegerd Ericsson, published 060913)
An Introduction to Drugs in Sport: Addicted to Winning Ivan Waddington & Andy SmithAbingdon, Oxon: Routledge 2009 (reviewed by Ask Vest Christiansen, published 091125)
Key Concepts in Body & Society Kate Cregan London: Sage Publications 2012 (Henning Eichberg 141110)
Kvindernes idræt: Fra rødder til top Else Trangbæk Købehavn: Gyldendal 2005 (reviewed by Gertrud Pfister, published 060315)
Labour of Leisure: The Culture of Free Time, The Chris Rojek London: Sage Publications 2010 (reviewed by Halvdan Haugsbakken, published 100922)
Le sport et la guerre: XIXe et XXe siècles Luc Robène (red) Rennes: Presses Universitaires de Rennes 2012 (reviewed by Kristian Gerner, published 130912)
The Legacy of Bosman: Revisiting the Relationship between EU Law and Sport Antoine Duval & Ben Van Rompuy (eds.) Haag: TMC Asser Press 2016 (Mikael Hansson 161123)
Legal Responses to Football “Hooliganism” in Europe Anastassia Tsoukala, Geoff Pearson & Peter T.M. Coenen (red) Haag: TMC Asser Press 2016 (Aage Radmann 170406)
License to Jump! A Story of Women’s Ski Jumping Marit Stub Nybelius & Annette R. Hofmann (red) Göteborg: Beijbom Books 2015 (Daniel Svensson 160601)
The Making of Les Bleus: Sport in France, 1958–2010 Lindsay Sarah Krasnoff Lanham, MD: Lexington Books 2013 (Kristian Gerner 140124)
Managing Sport Finance Robert Wilson Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge 2011 (reviewed by Björn Anders Larsson, published 111102)
Martial Arts: The step-by-step companion to the Martial Arts genre PTJ Rance London: Virgin Books 2005 (reviewed by Anna Kavoura, published 121130)
Martial Arts as Embodied Knowledge: Asian Traditions in a Transnational World D. S. Farrer & John Whalen-Bridge (red) Albany, NY: State University of New York Press 2011 (Anna Kavoura 120509)
Measurement in Sport and Exercise Psychology Gershon Tenenbaum, Robert C. Eklund & Akihito Kamata (red) Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics 2012 (Erwin Apitzsch 140829)
Medicine, Sport and the Body: A Historical Perspective Neil Carter London: Bloomsbury 2012 (Susanna Hedenborg 141105)
Motivating People to Be Physically Active: Second Edition Bess H. Marcus & LeighAnn H. Forsyth Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics 2009 (by Erwin Apitzsch, published 091216)
Motor Control and Learning: A Behavioral Emphasis Richard A. Schmidt & Timothy D. Lee Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics 2011 (reviewed by Ingegerd Ericsson, published 140122)
Motor Learning & Control for Practitioners Cheryl A. Coker Scottsdale, AZ: Holcomb Hathaway 2009 (reviewed by Ingegerd Ericsson, published 100901)
Motor Learning and Development Pamela S. Haibach, Greg Reid & Douglas H. Collier Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics 2011 (reviewed by Ingegerd Ericsson, published 130404)
Muscular Christianity in Colonial and Post-Colonial Worlds John J. MacAloon (red) Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge 2008 (reviewed by Paul Dimeo, published 090225)
My Life at the Gym: Feminist Perspectives on Community Through the Body Jo Malin(red) Albany, NY: State University of New York Press 2010 (reviewed by Henning Eichberg, published 100901)
The Neurocognition of Dance: Mind, Movement and Motor Skills Bettina Bläsing, Martin Puttke & Thomas Schack (red) Howe, ESX: Psychology Press 2010 (reviewed by Lis Engel, published 120125)
New Approaches to Sport and Exercise Psychology Reinhard Stelter & Kirsten Kaya Roessler (by eds) Aachen: Meyer & Meyer Sport 2004 (reviewed by Sanna Nordin, published 050322)
The New Sport Management Reader John Nauright & Steven Pope (red) Morgantown, WV: Fitness Information Technology 2009 (reviewed by Cecilia Stenling, published 110309)
Norway – the Cradle of Skiing Thor Gotaas (Översättning J. Basil Cowlishaw) Nesøya: Font Forlag 2011 (by Erkki Vettenniemi, published 120125)
Not at Any Price: Integrity in Professional Sports Vincent J. Bartimo & Rosalind P. MullerBloomington, IN: Authorhouse 2006 (reviewed by Susanna Hedenborg, published 060830)
Observing Sport: Modern System Theoretical Appoaches Ulrik Wagner, Rasmus K. Storm & John Hoberman (red) Schorndorf: Hofmann-Verlag 2010 (reviewed by Kalle Jonasson, published 120215)
Olympic Collision: The Story of Mary Decker and Zola Budd Kyle Keiderling Lincoln, NE: University of Nebraska Press 2016 (Pam R. Sailors 170222)
On Sport and the Philosophy of Sport: A Wittgensteinian approach Graham McFee Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge 2015 (Gunnar Breivik 160304)
On the Wrong Side of the Track? East London and the Post Olympics Phil Cohen London: Lawrence & Wishart 2013 (Malcolm MacLean 141121)
Only With Passion: Figure Skating’s Most Winning Champion on Competition and LifeKatarina Witt (with E. M. Swift) New York: PublicAffairs 2005 (reviewed by Sanna Nordin, published 060503)
Out of Left Field: Social Inequality and Sports Gamal Abdel-Shehid & Nathan Kalman-Lamb Black Point, Nova Scotia: Fernwood Publishing 2011 (Russell Holden 131124)
Owning the Olympics: Narratives of the New China Monroe E. Price & Daniel Dayan (red) Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press 2008 (reviewed by Marina Svensson, published 080606)
The Oxford Handbook of Exercise Psychology Edmund O. Acevedo (red) Oxford: Oxford University Press 2012 (reviewed by Erwin Apitzsch, published 130125)
The Oxford Handbook of Sport Economics, Vol. 1: The Economics of Sports Leo H. Kahane & Stephen Shmanske (red) Oxford: Oxford University Press 2012 (reviewed by Harry Arne Solberg published 141015)
The Oxford Handbook of Sport Economics, Vol. 2: Economics Through Sports Stephen Shmanske & Leo H. Kahane (red) Oxford: Oxford University Press 2012 (reviewed by Harry Arne Solberg published 141015)
Participation in Sport: International Policy Perspectives Matthew Nicholson, Russell Hoye & Barrie Houlihan (red) Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge 2011 (reviewed by Hallgeir Gammelsæter, published 110831)
A People’s History of Sports in the United States: 250 Years of Politics, Protest, People, and Play Dave Zirin New York: The New Press 2008 (reviewed by Ian McDonald, published 090225)
Phenomenology and Pedagogy in Physical Education Øyvind Førland Standal Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge 2015 (Ejgil Jespersen 160616)
The Philosophy of Physical Education: A new perspective Steven A. Stolz Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge 2014 (Øyvind Førland Standal 150116)
Physical Education for Young Children: Movement ABCs for the Little Ones Rae PicaChampaign, IL: Human Kinetics 2008 (reviewed by Ingegerd Ericsson, published 100217)
Playbooks and Checkbooks: An Introduction to the Economics of Modern Sports Stefan Szymanski Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press 2009 (reviewed by Kjetil Haugen, published 100901)
Playing for Change: The Continuing Struggle for Sport and Recreation Russell Field (ed.) Toronto, ON: University of Toronto Press 2016 (reviewed by Alan Bairner, published 160928)
Pure Sport: Practical Sport Psychology John Kremer & Aidan Moran Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge 2013 (reviewed by Andreas Stenling, published 141106)
Qualifying Times: Points of Change in U.S. Women’s Sport Jaime Schultz Urbana and Chicago, IL: University of Illinois Press 2014 (Jean Williams 141120)
Qualitative Research for Physical Culture Pirkko Markula & Michael Silk Basingstoke, Hamps.: Palgrave Macmillan 2011 (Anne Tjønndal 160518)
Questioning Play: What play can tell us about social life Henning Eichberg Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge 2016 (reviewed by Ejgil Jespersen, published 170113)
Race, Sport and Politics: The Sporting Black Diaspora Ben Carrington London: Sage Publications 2010 (reviewed by Wendy Varney, published 120215)
The Rebirth of Professional Soccer in America: The strange days of the United States Soccer Association Dennis J. Seese Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield 2015 (Matthew L. McDowell 161020)
The Rise and Fall of Olympic Amateurism Matthew P. Llewellyn & John Gleaves Urbana and Chicago, IL: University of Illinois Press 2016 (Susan J. Rayl 170223)
Routledge Companion to Sport and Exercise Psychology: Global perspectives and fundamental concepts Athanasios G. Papaioannou & Dieter Hackfort (red) Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge 2014 (Andreas Stenling 160113)
Routledge Handbook of Sport Management Leigh Robinson, Packianathan Chelladurai, Guillaume Bodet & Paul Downward (red) Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge 2012 (Cecilia Stenling 140919)
Routledge Handbook of Sports Technology and Engineering Franz Konstantin Fuss, Alexandar Subic, Martin Strangwood & Rabindra Mehta (red) Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge 2014 (Karl Palmås 140404)
Routledge International Handbook of Sport Psychology Robert J. Schinke, Kerry R. McGannon & Brett Smith (red) Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge 2016 (Andreas Stenling 170505)
The Self-Propelled Voyager: How the Cycle Revolutionized Travel Duncan R. Jamieson Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield 2015 (Bill Sund 161005)
Sex Testing: Gender Policing in Women’s Sports Lindsay Parks Pieper Urbana and Chicago, IL: University of Illinois Press 2016 (Sarah Teetzel 170614)
Sisterhood in Sports: How Female Athletes Collaborate and Compete Joan Steidinger Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield 2014 (Connie Ann Kirk 150218)
A Social History of English Rugby Union Tony Collins Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge 2009 (by Malcolm MacLean, published 130115)
Social Sciences in Sport Joseph Maguire (red) Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics 2014 (Alan Bairner 140930)
Social Support for Physical Activity Among Adolescents Sofia Bunke Lund: Lund University, Department of Psychology 2011 (reviewed by Kirsten Kaya Roessler, published 120125)
Sociology of North American Sports: 8th Edition D. Stanley Eitzen & George H. SageBoulder, CO: Paradigm Publishers 2009 (reviewed by Steven Connolley & Jon Helge Lesjø, published 090923)
Souled Out? How Blacks are Winning and Losing in Sports Shaun Powell Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics 2008 (reviewed by Wendy Varney, published 090902)
Sport, Culture and Society: An Introduction Grant Jarvie Oxford: Routledge 2006 (by Henning Eichberg, published 060830)
Sport, Politics and Society in the Arab World Mahfoud Amara Basingstoke, Hamps.: Palgrave Macmillan 2012 (Halvdan Haugsbakken 121031)
Sport, Public Broadcasting and Cultural Citizenship: Signal Lost? Jay Scherer & David Rowe (red) Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge 2014 (Britt-Mari Ringfjord 140610)
Sport, Race and Ethnicity: The Scope of Belonging Katie Liston & Paddy Dolan (red) Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge 2015 (Helge Chr. Pedersen 160121)
Sport, Representation and Evolving Identities in Europe Philip Dine & Seán Crosson(red) Bern: Peter Lang Publishing Group 2010 (reviewed by Christer Ericsson, published 120307)
Sport, Sexualities and Queer/Theory Jayne Caudwell (red) Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge 2007 (reviewed by Terry Goldie, published 080917)
Sport, Technology and the Body: The Nature of Performance Tara Magdalinski Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge 2009 (reviewed by Wendy Varney, published 100901)
Sport, Violence and Society Kevin Young Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge 2012 (reviewed by David Wästerfors, published 121010)
Sport and Exercise Psychology Joanne Thatcher, Melissa Day & Rachel Rahman London: Sage Publications 2011 (reviewed by Sofia Bunke, published 130409)
Sport and Neoliberalism: Politics, Consumption, and Culture David L. Andrews & Michail L. Silk (red) Philadelphia, PA: Temple University Press 2012 (reviewed by Russell Holden, published 161013)
Sport and Social Capital Matthew Nicholson & Russell Hoye (red) Oxford: Elsevier Butterworth-Heinemann 2008 (reviewed by Thomas Persson, published 091007)
Sport and Social Exclusion: Second Edition Mike Collins & Tess Kay Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge 2014 (Anne Tjønndal 150305)
Sport and Society: 3rd Edition Barrie Houlihan & Dominic Malcolm (red) London: Sage Publications 2016 (Jay Coakley 170127)
Sport and Society in the Global Age Timothy Marjoribanks & Karen Farquharson Basingstoke, Hamps.: Palgrave Macmillan 2012 (Malcolm MacLean 160601)
Sport for all’ in new settings: A study of the Norwegian Confederation of Sports’ Sport for All projects in Tanzania in the 1980s and Zimbabwe in the 1990s Solveig Straume Oslo: Norges idrettshøgskole 2013 (Henning Eichberg 140321)
Sport Governance: International Case Studies Ian O’Boyle & Trish Bradbury (red) Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge 2013 (Hallgeir Gammelsæter 150409)
Sport in Ireland, 1600-1840 James Kelly Dublin: Four Courts Press 2014 (Connie Ann Kirk 150129)
Sport Sociology: 3rd Edition Peter Craig London: Sage Publications 2016 (Jay Coakley 170127)
Sport Studies Barbara Bell London: Sage Publications 2009 (reviewed by Owe Stråhlman, published 140509)
Sport under  Communism: Behind the East German ‘Miracle’ Mike Dennis & Jonathan Grix Basingstoke, Hamps.: Palgrave Macmillan 2012 (reviewed by Kristian Gerner, published 121211)
Sportista: Female Fandom in the United States Andrei S. Markovits & Emily K. Albertson Philadelphia, PA: Temple University Press 2012 (reviewed by Lise Joern, published 140214)
Sports and Christianity: Historical and Contemporary Perspectives Nick J. Watson & Andrew Parker (red) Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge 2013 (reviewed by Erkki Vettenniemi, published 140226)
Sports and the Racial Divide: African American and Latino Experience in an Era of Change Michael E. Lomax (red) Jackson, MS: University Press of Mississippi 2011 (reviewed by Halvdan Haugsbakken, published 111123)
Sports and Their Fans: The History, Economics and Culture of the Relationship Between Spectator and Sport Kevin G. Quinn Jefferson, NC: McFarland 2009 (reviewed by Lise Joern, published 091111)
Sports Fans, Identity and Socialization: Exploring the Fandemonium Adam C. Earnheardt, Paul M. Haridakis & Barbara S. Hugenberg (red) Lanham, MD: Lexington Books 2010 (reviewed by Lise Joern, published 121214)
Sports Heroines on Film: A Critical Study of Cinematic Women Athletes, Coaches and Owners Viridiana Lieberman Jefferson, NC: McFarland (reviewed by Susan Bandy, published 160915)
Sports History: A Practical Guide Martin Polley Basingstoke, Hamps.: Palgrave Macmillan 2007 (reviewed by Daniel Arvidsson, published 070418)
Sports Mania: Essays on Fandom and the Media in the 21st Century Lawrence W. Hugenberg, Paul M. Haridakis & Adam C. Earnheardt (red) Jefferson, NC: McFarland 2008 (reviewed by James R. Walker, published 090923)
Sports Officials and Officiating: Science and Practice Clare MacMahon & et al Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge 2015 (reviewed by Bente Ovèdie Skogvang, published 160330)
Sports Through the Lens of Economic History Richard Pomfret & John K. Wilson (red) Cheltenham, Glos: Edward Elgar 2016 (reviewed by Susanna Hedenborg, published 170301)
Striking Distance: Bruce Lee and the Dawn of Martial Arts in America Charles Russo Lincoln, NE: University of Nebraska Press 2016 (reviewed by Brian Burmeister, published 160907)
Strong, Beautiful and Modern: National Fitness in Britain, New Zealand, Australia and Canada, 1935–1960 Charlotte Macdonald Vancouver, BC: UBC Press 2013 (reviewed by Matthew L. McDowell, published 140514)
Strong Women, Deep Closets: Lesbians and Homophobia in Sport Pat Griffin Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics 1998 (reviewed by Julia Rönnbäck, published 110921)
Den svenska sporthjälten: Kontinuitet och förändring i medieberättelsen om den svenska sporthjälten från 1920-talet till idag John S. Hellström Malmö: Bokförlaget idrottsforum.org 2014 (Ansgar Molzberger 160318)
The Swimsuit: Fashion from Poolside to Catwalk Christine Schmidt Oxford: Berg Publishers 2012 (reviewed by Malcolm MacLean, published 130523)
Taking Sides: Clashing Views on Controversial Bioethical Issues Carol Levine (red) Dubuque, IA: McGraw Hill 2006 (reviewed by Lena Halldenius, published 061115)
The Temple Of Perfection: A History of the Gym Eric Chaline London: Reaktion Books 2015 (Gary Heath 151016)
Touch in Sports Coaching and Physical Education: Fear, risk and moral panic Heather Piper (red) Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge 2015 (Eystein Enoksen 151202)
Understanding the Sociology of Health: 3rd edition Anne-Marie Barry & Chris Yuill London: Sage Publications 2012 (by Inge Kryger Pedersen, published 130124)
The Urban Geography of Boxing: Race, Class, and Gender in the Ring Benita Heiskanen Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge 2012 (by Anne Tjønndal, published 160331)
Utafor sporet?: Idrett, identiteter og regionalisme i nord [Off the beaten track: Sports, identity and regionalism in the north] Helge Chr. Pedersen & Eivind Å. Skille (red) Vallset: Oplandske Bokforlag 2016 (reviewed by Daniel Svensson, published 170209)
Violence and Racism in Football: Politics and Cultural Conflict in British Society, 1968–1998 Brett Bebber London: Pickering & Chatto 2012 (reviewed by Lise Joern, published 130904)
Visions of a Better World: Football in the Cameroonian Social Imagination Bea VidacsMünster: LIT Verlag 2011 (reviewed by Peter Alegi, published 111102)
Von spielenden Soldaten und kämpfenden Athleten: Die Genese des Modernen Fünfkamps Sandra Heck Göttingen: V & R unipress 2013 (reviewed by Ansgar Molzberger, published 140924)
Walk of Ages: Edward Payson Weston’s Extraordinary 1909 Trek Across America Jim Reisler Lincoln, NE: University of Nebraska Press 2015 (reviewed by Duncan R. Jamieson, published 150917)
Why Would Anyone Do That? Lifestyle Sport in the Twenty-First Century Stephen C. Poulson New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press 2016 (reviewed by Åke Nilsén, published 170322)
Your Dieting Daughter: Antidotes Parents can Provide for Body Dissatisfaction, Excessive Dieting, and Disordered Eating Carolyn Costin Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge 2013 (reviewed by Gisela Nyberg, published 131205)
Youth Soccer: From Science to Performance by Gareth Stratton, Thomas Reilly, A. Mark Williams & Dave Richardson London: Routledge 2004 (reviewed by Lars B. Dahlin, published 041123)

 

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Brackenridge, Celia The World Village of Women Sports. Whose Vision? – A Letter to the Editor (100606)
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Hedenborg, Susanna & Aage Radmann Women’s Sport in Africa – a Resource for Hope? (conference report 110330)
Hedenborg, Susanna & Aage Radmann NASSS Conference: “Sport in place”, New Orleans, LA, 2012 (conference report 130109)
Hedlund, Mårten Response to Celia Brackenridge: ”The World Village of Women Sports is committed to gender equality” (response 100901)
Hitchens, Peta Improving safety in horse racing: it’s all in the data (Conversation piece 151014)
Hjelseth, Arve Leicester City! (160509)
Holden, Russell & Paul Gilchrist Conference Report: PSA Sport and Politics Specialist Group, Gregynog 2007 (conference report 070912)
Hopkins, Will G Effects Went Away at the 2013 Annual Meeting of the European College of Sport Science in Barcelona (conference report 140109)
Jespersen, Ejgil Honorary position of Danish national team players is required (opinion, published 170919)
Kappes, Andreas Why improving your own performance isn’t always good for the team (Conversation piece, 151209)
Knez, Kelly & Torun Mattsson Putting gender back on the agenda: women in sport pedagogy (conference report 160714)
MacLean, Malcolm Opening up a space for social justice and sport & leisure activism (conference report 130929)
Manoli, Elisavet Argyro How corruption in Greek football makes the game’s future uncertain (Conversation piece, 170516)
Mattsson, Torun Conference report: IAPESGW 17th World Congress, Havana, Cuba (conference report, 130503)
McDowell, Matthew L. Conference Report: “Soccer as the Beautiful Game: Football’s Artistry, Identity and Politics” (feature 140514)
Mitchell, Siobhan & Sean Cumming Ballet training could learn a thing or two from football and rugby (feature 160403)
Netto, Kevin Should women athletes earn the same as men? The science says they work as hard (Conversation piece 160417)
Nordin, Sanna Mixed Quality Research in a Beautiful Setting: A brief report on the International Society of Sport Psychology’s 11th World Congress of Sport Psychology in Sydney, August 2005 (conference report 051102)
Nordin, Sanna “Helping Dancers to Dance Healthier, Stronger and Longer”: A brief report on the International Association for Dance Medicine and Science 15th Annual Conference in Stockholm, November 2005 (conference report 051116)
Nybelius, Marit & Christof Thöny Report from the International Society for the History of Physical Education and Sport (ISHPES) Congress, August 18–22, 2013 (conference report 131018)
Owton, Helen Paralympians makes waves on the world stage but disability reform is badly needed (Conversation piece 151028)
Pavlidis, Adele How Chinese roller derby is empowering women (Conversation piece 160502)
Piggin, Joe & Alan Bairner An urgent call for clarity regarding England Rugby’s injury claims (published 170523)
Rowe, David On scandal after scandal, sports journalists drop the ball (130326)
Rowe, David Beckham and Ferguson: A Tale of Two Masculinities (130524)
Rowe, David Mixing politics and play: Russian protests and sporting boycotts (130827)
Rowe, David The case for a home-grown coach in a global sports market (131025)
Salasuo, Mikko, Mikko Piispa & Helena Huhta Exceptional Life Courses: Elite Athletes and Successful Artists in 2000s Finland (160525)
Sharan, Patrick A lethal sport? Why horse racing will never be a completely safe bet (Conversation piece 160409)
Tamburrini, Claudio The Right to Celebrate (column 060606)
Varney, Wendy Cinematic Salutation. A review of Salute: The True Story of an Unsung Australian Hero (080903)
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