International Journal of Sport Policy and Politics, Volume 8, 2016, Issue 4

Special issue: Sport, Physical Activity and Public Health


Sport, physical activity and public health
Louise Mansfield & Joe Piggin
Pages: 533-537 | DOI: 10.1080/19406940.2016.1254666


Bodies of knowledge: connecting the evidence bases on physical activity and health inequalities
Tess Kay
Pages: 539-557 | DOI: 10.1080/19406940.2016.1228690

Should we privilege sport for health? The comparative effectiveness of UK Government investment in sport as a public health intervention
Mike Weed
Pages: 559-576 | DOI: 10.1080/19406940.2016.1235600

The State and management of partnership arrangements in France: an analysis of the implementation of the ‘Sport, Health and Well-being’ plan
Marina Honta
Pages: 577-591 | DOI: 10.1080/19406940.2016.1189954

A political spectator sport or policy priority? A review of sport, physical activity and public mental health policy
Andy Smith, Jon Jones, Laura Houghton & Tom Duffell
Pages: 593-607 | DOI: 10.1080/19406940.2016.1230554

Olympic sport and physical activity promotion: the rise and fall of the London 2012 pre-event mass participation ‘legacy’
Paul Bretherton, Joe Piggin & Guillaume Bodet
Pages: 609-624 | DOI: 10.1080/19406940.2016.1229686

Group fitness instructors as local level health promoters: a Foucauldian analysis of the politics of health/fitness dynamic
Pirkko Markula & Jocelyn Chikinda
Pages: 625-646 | DOI: 10.1080/19406940.2016.1220407

Health, physical activity and the body: an inquiry into the lives of female migrant cleaners in Denmark
Verena Lenneis & Gertrud Pfister
Pages: 647-662 | DOI: 10.1080/19406940.2016.1220408

Are they ‘worth their weight in gold’? Sport for older adults: benefits and barriers of their participation for sporting organisations
Claire R. Jenkin, Rochelle M. Eime, Hans Westerbeek, Grant O’Sullivan & Jannique G. Z. van Uffelen
Pages: 663-680 | DOI: 10.1080/19406940.2016.1220410

What difference does dance make? Critical conversations across dance, physical activity and public health
Beccy Watson, Brett Lashua & Pip Trevorrow
Pages: 681-693 | DOI: 10.1080/19406940.2016.1238404

Examining the integration of sport and health promotion: partnership or paradox?
Laura Misener & Katie E. Misener
Pages: 695-712 | DOI: 10.1080/19406940.2016.1220405

Open access
Resourcefulness, reciprocity and reflexivity: the three Rs of partnership in sport for public health research
Louise Mansfield
Pages: 713-729 | DOI: 10.1080/19406940.2016.1220409

Research Notes 

Exercise on referral: evidence and complexity at the nexus of public health and sport policy
E. J. Oliver, C. L. Hanson, I. A. Lindsey & C. J. Dodd-Reynolds
Pages: 731-736 | DOI: 10.1080/19406940.2016.1182048

The world turned upside down: sport, policy and ageing
Michael Gard & Rylee A. Dionigi
Pages: 737-743 | DOI: 10.1080/19406940.2016.1186719

The sociopolitics of sport, physical education, and school health in the United States
James D. Ressler, K. Andrew R. Richards & Paul M. Wright
Pages: 745-748 | DOI: 10.1080/19406940.2016.1202305

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