For the first time, four Nordic institutions for higher education have developed a common Nordic Master in Friluftsliv (Outdoor studies). The studies are full-time for a two-year period. The program provides knowledge about health perspectives related to outdoor life, green urban environments and a strengthened ability to understand and experience nature. The program is in English and starts in the fall of 2020.
The 2020 CESH Congress calls for contributions that help us reconsider the relation between sports and power. We are particularly interested in papers that: 1) develop empirical analysis that extends our understanding of the political meaning of sports; 2) examine the theoretical and methodological models on which the relationship between sports and politics is grounded; and 3) discuss the way the field of sports history relates to other research fields in the discipline.
JAAS is preparing a special issue marking the 25th anniversary of Kobe Bean Bryant’s NBA debut. We invite submissions of original, previously unpublished manuscripts that are as ambitious and inspiring as Kobe’s approach to the game and life. Bryant was more than a basketball player. He was a husband, father, humanitarian, and mentor to numerous athletes as well as an Academy Award recipient.
The International Alliance of Health, Physical Education, Dance and Sport (IAHPEDS) will be hosting a World Congress (WC) in San Antonio, Texas, USA from July 23-25, 2020. The theme of the WC is Global Health and Well-Being for All. The deadline to submit an abstract is May 15, 2020. Once an abstract has been received, authors will hear of the status within 14 days. There will also be WC Proceedings published on our website.
Vacancy | Associate or assistant professor in human computer interaction, play, movement, and learning...
We expect the applicant to participate in the further development of the department’s research in computer-human interaction (HCI and CHI-play) related to play, sports and health. The digital design related to human movement, play, sport, and health is perceived as an interdisciplinary field closely connected with design-related, aesthetic, and technological methods.
The committee of the 2020 Football Collective Conference invites researchers, practitioners and scholars to submit abstracts to be considered for presentation. We invite proposals for oral presentations, posters/exhibits, and workshops/symposiums. The conference is designed to offer opportunities for all to present research, research ideas, potential projects, and innovative methods of data collection or public engagement.
The scholarship of teaching and learning of biomechanics encompasses a very wide variety of topics. Papers focused on innovative biomechanics education and outreach efforts will be considered across all scales, including: global or national initiatives; community partnerships and programs; interdisciplinary university programs; biomechanics curriculum; specific course structure or approach; teaching pedagogies; and learning innovations.
This conference will have an international focus and aims to bring together practitioners and academics from a range of disciplines to allow discussions and debates of issues surrounding women’s participation in sport, exercise and physical activity. There will be an emphasis on redressing the balance through both assessing impact and highlighting future implications for practice.
In three sections, this course covers (1) Nuts and bolts of writing, scientific writing, and interpretative writing with and without a theoretical perspective; (2) Examples of interpretative/analytic writing; and (3) Writing an interpretative text. The course will entail writing exercises and students are expected to independently compose an interpretative text, which may consist of interpretation of literature or data, and/or a discussion of scientific data.
The London 2020 conference theme is “Relentless Change: Innovation in Sport Business”. Contributors have the opportunity to present in Parallel Sessions, Workshops, and attractive Poster Sessions during the conference. The main aim of all conference sessions is to encourage participants from across fields to share knowledge, provide new insights and inspire the future of sport management.