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    Call for Papers | Seeking manuscripts for Volume 9 of Journal of Sport for...

    The Journal of Sport for Development (JSFD) is a peer-reviewed, open-access journal. JSFD’s mission is to advance, examine, and disseminate evidence and best practices for programs and interventions that use sport to promote development, health, and/or peace. JSFD is currently seeking submissions for Volume 9, publishing in 2021. Manuscript submission is a rolling process.

    Physical activity during the Covid-19 pandemic

    A compelling body of evidence suggests that physical activity, defined as a behavior that involves human movement and increases energy expenditure, is important for health and well-being among people of all age groups. The protective measures because of the spread of the coronavirus has had and will have negative consequences for people’s physical activity and health. In his article, Andreas Fröberg discusses this problem and looks about for solutions.

    International Journal of Sports Marketing & Sponsorship, Vol 21, 2020, No 4

    IJSMS is the world’s leading journal for the sports marketing industry, and provides a vital resource to both academic and industry experts. For academics it is an opportunity to publish the highest quality, peer-reviewed research. The Forum Editor’s pick from the current issue: CORPORATE GREENFLUENCING: A CASE STUDY OF SPONSORSHIP ACTIVATION IN FORMULA E MOTORSPORTS by Hans Erik Næss.

    Journal of Issues in Intercollegiate Athletics Special Issue | “High Impact Practices in Intercollegiate...

    JIIA encourages and supports interdisciplinary and interuniversity collaborative college-sport research, serves as a research consortium for college-sport researchers from across the United States, and disseminates college-sport research results. The Forum Editor’s pick from the current issue: ENGAGING COLLEGE ATHLETES IN AND THROUGH GRADUATE STUDY: ACADEMIC TRAJECTORIES AND IMPLICATIONS by Siduri Heserlig.

    Kvinnorna inom den kommersiella fotbollen

    I den här artikeln diskuterar Christer Ericsson och Björn Horgby kvinnofotbollens utveckling i Sverige med avseende på kommerslaliseringsaspekten, med utgångspunkt i boken Fotboll, kommersialisering, demokrati. De visar att kvinnofotbollen på grund av de patriarkala maktförhållandena i samhället länge var socialt marginaliserad och därför hade sämre förutsättningar för kommersialisering.

    Ledig tjänst | Professor i pedagogik med inriktning mot idrott, Umeå universitet | Ansök...

    Bedömningsgrunden vetenskaplig skicklighet avser självständiga forskningsinsatser, förmågan att erhålla forskningsmedel i konkurrens med andra forskare, förmåga att planera och leda vetenskaplig verksamhet, dokumenterat nationellt och internationellt forskningssamarbete, publicering samt förmåga att kommunicera forskning med det omgivande samhället. Skicklighet visas också genom ledarskap i forskningsprojekt och framgångsrik handledning.

    Call for Participation | Telling the Story of Sport: Narrating Sport in a Global...

    Monthly workshops from September 2020 to March 2021 will explores the multiple ways in which various sports have been culturally constructed and experienced, examining the media through which sport is represented: from the national press, often credited for allowing the development of mass spectatorship sport in nineteenth-century Europe, to the new broadcast and social media, which offer new forms of personal investment in the story of sport, via the advent of radio and television.

    Sport, Education and Society, Volume 25, 2020, Issue 8

    Sport, Education and Society encourages contributions from social scientists and educationalists studying the relationships between pedagogy, ‘the body’ and society, The Forum Editor’s pick from the current issue: THE CONTINUED IMPORTANCE OF FAMILY SPORT CULTURE FOR SPORT PARTICIPATION DURING THE TEENAGE YEARS by Åse Strandbu, Anders Bakken & Kari Stefansen.

    Journal for the Study of Sports and Athletes in Education, Volume 14, 2020, Issue...

    JSSAE provides a forum for discussion and analysis on the unique characteristics of sports and athletics participation in education. The Forum Editor’s pick from the current issue: RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN SOCIAL SUPPORT AND DEPRESSIVE SYMPTOMS IN COLLEGIATE STUDENT ATHLETES by Mariah Sullivan, Matt Moore, Lindsey C. Blom & Greta Slater.

    International Journal of Sport and Exercise Psychology, Volume 18, 2020, Issue 5

    IJSEP publishes empirical and theoretical contributions in the science of physical activity, human movement, exercise, and sport. The Forum Editor’s pick from the current issue: PARENTAL INVOLVEMENT IN SPORT AND THE SATISFACTION OF BASIC PSYCHOLOGICAL NEEDS: PERSPECTIVES FROM PARENT–CHILD DYADS by Evelyne Felber Charbonneau & Martin Camiré.

    European Journal of Sport Science, Volume 20, 2020, Issue 6

    The EJSS is the official journal of the European College of Sport Science and is published 6 times per year. Editor’s pick from the current issue: The Forum Editor’s pick from the current issue: USEFULNESS OF RAW BIOELECTRICAL IMPEDANCE PARAMETERS IN TRACKING FLUID SHIFTS IN JUDO ATHLETES by Analiza M. Silva, Catarina L. Nunes, Catarina N. Matias, Paulo M. Rocha, Cláudia S. Minderico, Steven B. Heymsfield, Henry Lukaski & Luís B. Sardinha.

    European Journal for Sport and Society, Vol. 17, 2020, Issue 3

    EJSS’ function is to enable an international discussion about current issues and to foster collaboration between researchers from all social scientific sub-disciplines. It’s published 4 times per year. The Forum Editor’s pick from the current issue: NATIONALISTIC BIAS IN SPORT PERFORMANCE EVALUATIONS: AN EXAMPLE FROM THE SKI JUMPING WORLD CUP by Torkild Hovde Lyngstad, Juho Härkönen & Leiv Tore Salte Rønneberg.

    International Journal of Sport Policy and Politics, Volume 12, 2020, Issue 3

    The International Journal of Sport Policy and Politics aims to publish articles that address all aspects of sport policy irrespective of academic discipline. The Forum Editor’s pick from the current issue: THE SCEPTIC, THE CYNIC, THE WOMEN’S RIGHTS ADVOCATE AND THE CONSTRUCTIONIST: MALE LEADERS AND COACHES ON GENDER EQUITY IN SPORT by Matthis Kempe-Bergman, Håkan Larsson & Karin Redelius (open access).

    The Sport Psychologist, Volume 34, 2020, Issue 3

    TSP is a scholarly refereed journal designed as a forum to stimulate thought and disseminate knowledge that focuses on the application and practice of sport psychology. The Forum Editor’s pick from the current issue: THE BIRTH OF THE STARS: A PARTICIPATORY AND APPRECIATIVE ACTION AND REFLECTION INVESTIGATION INTO THE LEADERSHIP AND DEVELOPMENT OF A NEW SUPERLEAGUE NETBALL CLUB by Anita Navin, Don Vinson, Alison Croad, Jennifer Turnnidge, Jean Côté.

    Less Talk and More Action Please: Youth National Team Handball Players’ Experiences of a...

    Guided by separate semi-structured interview guides for athletes and coaches, Line M. Nielsen and colleagues interviewed eight male youth national team handball players and four of their club coaches about their subjective experiences and the effects of taking part in a Mindful Performance Enhancement Awareness and Knowledge (mPEAK) program. The results are presented in this peer reviewed article in Scandinavian Sport Studies Forum.

    European Physical Education Review, Vol. 26, 2020, No. 4

    EPER is a journal that stimulates and presents scholarly enquiry in the broad field of physical education, including sport and leisure issues and research. The Forum Editor’s pick from the current issue: COOPERATIVE LEARNING IN PHYSICAL EDUCATION ENCOUNTERING DEWEY’S EDUCATIONAL THEORY by Ashley Casey, Mikael Quennerstedt.

    The exciting life and work of a Norwegian in the world of competitive rowing

    A slice of very important Norwegian sport history unfolds in Christopher Dodd’s latest book, Thor Nilsen: Rowing’s Global Coach (Independent Publishing Network). Nilsen seems largely unknown outside of the rowing community, which hopefully Dodd’s book, together with this review, written by Hear the Boat Sing editor Göran R. Buckhorn, will remedy. Our reviewer finds the book well-written and entertaining – which is true also of his own rich review.

    International Review for the Sociology of Sport, Vol. 55, 2020, No. 8

    IRSS is a peer reviewed academic journal. Its main purpose is to disseminate research and scholarship on sport throughout the international academic community. The journal publishes research articles of varying lengths, as well as book and media reviews. The Forum Editor’s pick from the current issue: FOOTBALL ACTIVISM AS POLITICAL CONTENTION: CONTEXTUAL DETERMINANTS OF MEMBERSHIP IN THE ASSOCIATION OF SUPPORTERS OF HAJDUK SPLIT by Josip Glaurdić.

    Call for Papers | “Sport, Race and Ethnicity at a time of multiple global...

    Although it never went away, racial inequality is back in the global headlines. The raised profile of the ‘Black Lives Matter’ (BLM) anti-racism movement has polarized opinions in many quarters. Sociologists of sport have an important part to play in making sense of these global trends, controversies and particularities, not least by studying political movements and counter-movements, as well as media portrayals or racialized groups, and their everyday experiences of ethnification and racialization.

    Journal of Sport and Exercise Psychology, Volume 42, 2020, Issue 4

    JSEP publishes peer-reviewed research articles by leading world scholars that explore the interactions between psychology and exercise and sport performance, and more. The Forum Editor’s pick from the current issue: THE QUIET EYE AND EXPERTISE: SUSTAINED FIXATIONS DO NOT TRANSFER TO UNPRACTICED THROWS AMONG EXPERT DART PLAYERS by Jason Flindall, Scott Sinnett, Alan Kingstone.

    Journal of the Philosophy of Sport, Volume 47, 2020, Issue 2

    The Journal of the Philosophy of Sport provides a forum for discussion of philosophical issues – metaphysical, ethical, epistemological, aesthetic, or otherwise – arising in sport, games, play, dance, embodiment, and other motor-related activities. The Forum Editor’s recommended reading from the current issue: UNISEX SPORTS: CHALLENGING THE BINARY by Irena Martínková (open access). Image: Korfball, the only mixed-sex team ball sport in the world.

    Qualitative Research in Sport, Exercise and Health, Volume 12, 2020, Issue 4

    Qualitative Research in Sport, Exercise and Health is a landmark publication – it is the first international journal solely dedicated to the advancement and dissemination of qualitative research in the sport, exercise, and health sciences. The Forum Editor’s pick from the current issue: ‘WE HAVE THE TIME TO LISTEN’: COMMUNITY HEALTH TRAINERS, IDENTITY WORK AND BOUNDARIES by Jacquelyn Allen-Collinson, Rachel Williams, Geoff Middleton, Hannah Henderson, Lee Crust & Adam Evans.

    Voices from closed stadiums: The corona crisis as a potential vehicle for sports development

    In order to gain a deeper understanding of how the governmental measures to limit the spread of corona virus affected physical activity, exercising habits, and the conditions for sport clubs, to both exercisers, sport supporters, and coaches this project was initiated. The purpose of the study is to report on how sport and exercise is affected, currently performed, and navigated both from a larger perspective – macro level – and on a lived individual micro level.

    Kinesiology Review, Volume 9, 2020, Issue 3 | “Re-Education”

    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: EVIDENCE FOR THE EFFECTIVENESS OF THE FELDENKRAIS METHOD by James Stephens, Susan Hillier.

    Call for Papers | Physical Cultures of The Body | A New Virtual Conference,...

    The H.J. Lutcher Stark Center for Physical Culture and Sports is proud to announce a virtual conference focused on historical and other humanities-based approaches to the study of physical culture. We define physical culture as “the various activities people have employed over the centuries to strengthen their bodies, enhance their physiques, increase their endurance, improve their health, fight against aging, and become better athletes.”
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