Tobias Stark reviews two books on concussions in sport, The Concussion Crisis in Sport, by Dominic Malcolm, and Sociocultural Examinations of Sports Concussions, by Matt Ventresca & Mary G. McDonald (eds.), both published by Routledge. Our reviewer is firmly convinced that both books are vital – maybe even life-saving – contributions to the rapidly growing academic literature on sport and health issues related to the concussion crisis
Call for Participation | “International Sport Marketing: Value-Creation through Engagemen”: 11th EASM Summer School 2021, a Digital Interactive Course | May 12–14, 2021
The European Association for Sport Management Summer School is a great opportunity for students and practitioners to enrich their degree with new insights in the field of International Sport Management Industry, Business and Marketing, among others. Participants have the chance to build up their own international network within the sport business and to work with others from all over the world.
Call for Papers | “Racialisation, colonisation and gender in Nordic sports” | Kjønnsforskning NÅ! [Gender Research NOW], Online Conference, May 27–28, 2021. Call ends...
In the field of sport studies in the Nordic region, important contributions have pointed to the persistence of gender as a key organising principle and symbolic practice, at both the elite and grassroots levels. The main focus of academic work on sport and in/exclusion has tended to focus on gender and/or ethnicity as the primary markers of difference and sameness. In this, questions of racism and coloniality have largely been overlooked, and left underexplored.