Traditionally, sports writing brings to mind the box scores on the back pages or hagiographic biographies. We rarely consider sports writing as creative and nuanced or in multiple forms such as short fiction, poetry, plays, novels, long form essays and creative non-fiction. For this special issue of TEXT, editors invite work that interrogates the processes, concepts, intersections and liminal spaces of all interpretations of sports writing.
JLAS serves as an interdisciplinary outlet for legal issues in the sport, recreation, and related fields to meet the needs of researchers, academicians, practitioners, and policymakers. The Forum Editor’s pick from the current issue: BIG DATA, BIG PROBLEMS: ANALYSIS OF PROFESSIONAL SPORTS LEAGUES’ CBAS AND THEIR HANDLING OF ATHLETE BIOMETRIC DATA by Sarah M. Brown, Natasha T. Brison.
The three editors have recently established the Netball History Network, an online community of scholars with an interest in the history of netball, which was launched during the 2019 Netball World Cup. Our intention is to create a special issue that spans a variety of aspects related to the history of the sport around the globe by means of papers that examine the development of netball at individual, club, local, state, county or international level in diverse regions.
We are pleased to announce the Call for Papers for the Twelfh International Conference on Sport & Society, held 24–25 June 2021 at the University of Granada in Granada, Spain. We invite proposals for paper presentations, workshops/interactive sessions, posters/exhibits, colloquia, focused discussions, innovation showcases, virtual posters, or virtual lightning talks. The conference features research addressing the annual themes and the 2021 Special Focus.
Leisure Sciences presents scientific inquiries into the study of leisure, recreation, parks, travel, and tourism from a social science perspective. Articles cover the social and psychological aspects of leisure, planning for leisure environments, leisure gerontology, travel and tourism behavior, leisure economics, and urban leisure delivery systems.
The first Ispes congress was hosted in İstanbul 2018, the second in Alanya 2019. The 3rd Ispes congress will be hosted by İstanbul Aydın University March 13–15, 2020. We will welcome researchers, educators, graduate students and professionals from all over the world to İstanbul Aydın University to present their papers and contribute to the 3rd International Physical Education, Sports, Recreation and Dance Congress (Ispescongress 2020).