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An international perspective on the past, present, and future of sport psychology

Andreas Stenling har read the Routledge International Handbook of Sport Psychology, edited by Robert J. Schinke, Kerry R. McGannon and Brett Smith (Routledge). He finds this addition to the pile of sport psychology handbooks already adorning his office desk a welcome supplement, both for its attention to emerging topics in the field and for some exciting prognostications of future developments.

A significant and meaningful contribution to the academic field of sport and gender studies

To Anne Tjønndal, woman and boxer, Global Perspectives on Women in Combat Sports: Women Warriors around the World, edited by Alex Channon & Christopher R. Matthews (Palgrave Macmillan), was a satisfying read – a valuable contribution to the field of gender and sports.

Intressant som kunskapsbank, men provokativ utifrån ett nordiskt perspektiv

På självaste Världshälsodagen publicerar vi Suzanne Lundvalls kritiskt granskande recension av antologin Health and Elite Sport: Is High Performance Sport a Healthy Pursuit?, sammanställd av Joseph Baker, Parissa Safai & Jessica Fraser-Thomas (Routledge). Boken ger ett nordamerikanskt perspektiv på idrott och idrottsutövande.

Athletes’ career transitions in 18 countries successfully charted

Natalia Stambulova’s and Tatiana Ryba’s edited volume Athletes’ Careers Across Cultures takes the study of athletes’ transitions during the sporting life major steps forward by employing a global perspective. Sepand Mashreghi is our reviewer.