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    A most timely textbook on online research methods in sport studies

    Taking your research to the ’net was for many a reality before the corona pandemic, but as Daniel Bjärsholm points out in his review of Jamie Cleland’s, Kevin Dixon’s and Daniel Kilvington’s textbook Online Research Methods in Sport Studies (Routledge), it’s now a necessity to master online research rather than a preference. And for that purpose, this book is highly suitable. A few drawbacks aside it provides valuable insights for students and scholars alike.


    Kinesiology Review, Volume 10, 2021, Issue 2 | The State of Kinesiology: Musings of Prominent Professionals in the Field

    Kinesiology Review is a peer-reviewed publication whose mission ir is to advance the field of Kinesiology by publishing evaluative, insightful, and integrative scholarly reviews of kinesiology research, both basic and applied. The Forum Editor’s pick from the current issue: Having a Little Confidence: A Career of Studying Self-Efficacy in Sport by Deborah L. Feltz.

    Call for Papers | Media, Sport, and Diversity, Online European Communication Research and Education Association (ECREA) Seminar | November 5–6, 2021. Call ends June...

    The seminar wants to bring together scholars from all kinds of disciplines as well as practitioners that share the interest in the media-based communication of sport. Consequently, submissions may be rooted also in sports politics, sports economy, sports management, sports technology, sports sociology, and sports practice itself. In the seminar, we strive to include a diversity of theoretical and methodical approaches to sports communication and give voice to researchers from all parts of Europe.

    Call for Papers | Sport, Sex, and Difference: The Struggle for Trans Athletes’ Justice in the 21st Century, Edited Collection for Emerald Publishing |...

    Contributors to this book will document and analyse developments in all levels of sport, from recreational to high performance, using an approach that takes into account trans athletes’ multiple axes of identity and geopolitical locations. We invite scholars at all stages in their careers to send a 200-300 word abstract outlining their proposed chapter by June 7th, 2021. Final chapters will be roughly 5,000 words in length. We particularly welcome submissions from Black, Indigenous, trans, and 2-Spirit authors.

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