"Barbara Humberstone" tag

Albeit an ample introduction to outdoor studies, its plenitude is overwhelming

At times, Daniel Svensson felt he needed a handbook of reviewing handbooks when working on his review of Routledge International Handbook of Outdoor Studies by Barbara Humberstone, Heather Prince & Karla A. Henderson (eds.) (Routledge). However, he managed very well without one, and here is his review to prove it.

Med kultur som förstoringsglas: Anglosfäriska texter om kvinnor och ”action”-sport

I antologin Women in Action Sport Cultures: Identity, Politics and Experience diskuterar redaktörerna Holly Thorpe och Rebecca Olive tillsammans med ytterligare 27 bidragsgivare de utmaningar kvinnor står inför i samtidens idrottskulturer. Sveriges ledande actionsportkulturforskare Åsa Bäckström, som ogillar ”action” men gillar ”kultur”, är vår recensent.

Journal of Adventure Education & Outdoor Learning, Volume 17, 2017, Issue 4

The main purpose of the Journal of Adventure Education and Outdoor Learning is to provide a central point for the publication and dissemination of research and scholarship on adventure and the ‘outdoors’ as media for learning as well as recreation.

A timely contribution that shows the value of physical activity for healthy ageing

In this original book review for idrottsforum.org, Mark Brooke takes on Humberstone & Konstantaki’s edited volume Ageing, Physical Activity, Recreation and Wellbeing (Cambridge Scholars Publishing). Our reviewer finds much to recommend the book, not least since we’re all living longer and getting older, and health becomes an even more important issue.