Topic: eSports, video games, sports games and exergaming

The topical pages gather articles, book reviews and other material from about a particular topic of sport studies, such as ”action sports”, “sport history”, “gender, sex and sports” or “tennis”. The topical page contains links to published texts relevant to the topic in question.


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)
Danielsson, Kalle E-sport: rörelse utan rörelse (051214)
Thiborg, Jesper Gårdagens nördar – morgondagens hjältar: Om datorspel och e-sport (061101)

Book reviews

The Fantasy Sport Industry: Games within games Andrew C. Billings & Brody J. RuihleyAbingdon, Oxon: Routledge 2014 (Shawn E. Klein 141003)


Carlsson, Bo Digital Sport – behöver vi bekymra oss? (030726)


Miscellaneous Resources

BBC iWonder: Is computer games really sport?
Blog post by Kalle Jonasson: Till alla er som skriver examensarbeten på idrottsutbildningar (SWE 150326)
Jessica Francombe-Webb: “Critically Encountering Exer-games and Young Femininity” in Television & New Media 2016, Vol. 17(5) 449–464 (Sage Publications)
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