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    Scandinavian Sport Studies Forum, Volume 14, 2023

    SSSF, a multidisciplinary social sciences sport studies journal, welcomes articles that deal with sport and social change and social stability in a wide sense, articles about the profound and comprehensive processes affecting sport. The Forum Editor’s pick from the current issue: Motives, Motivation, and Motivational Climate of Young Norwegian Swimmers, and their Parents’ Belief by Ingeborg Ljødal, Bjørn Harald Olstad & Anne Marte Pensgaard (open access).

    An impressive collection, developed in the Swedish PE research environment

    Håkan Larsson’s edited collection Learning Movements: New Perspectives of Movement Education (Routledge) provides a societal and epistemological background for new approaches in movement theory and practice. Gunn Helene Engelsrud’s review offers an insightful and elucidative reading, and critical points notwithstanding she concludes her review by asserting that the qualified selection of research makes the book rich and well worth studying and investigating.

    International Journal of Sport Communication, Volume 16, 2023, No. 2

    The mission of IJSC is to provide a platform for academics and practitioners to disseminate research and information from diverse fields such as critical studies, sport management, advertising, etc. The Forum Editor’s pick from the current issue: Habitually Scrolling: An Examination Into How Sport Consumers Use Social Media by Heather Kennedy, Daniel C. Funk (open access).

    Sport, Education and Society, Volume 28, 2023, Issue 5

    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: ‘Selling youth sport: the production and promotion of immaterial values in commercialised child and youth sport by Jesper Karlsson, Magnus Kilger, Åsa Bäckström & Karin Redelius (open access).

    Barn- och ungdomsidrottens entreprenörer på en kommersiell spelplan – en positioneringsanalys

    I den här artikeln undersöker Jesper Karlsson och kollegor hur kommersiella idrottsentreprenörer inom barn- och ungdomsidrott positionerar sig själva och sina verksamheter i förhållande till den svenska föreningsidrotten. Här studeras olika positioner som entreprenörer intar i relation till barn- och ungdomsidrotten och diskurserna som omgärdar den utifrån entreprenörers perspektiv. Sammanfattningsvis positionerar entreprenörerna sig inte som ett hot mot den svenska idrottsrörelsen.

    Child and youth sports entrepreneurs on a commercial playing field – a positioning analysis

    In this article, Jesper Karlsson and colleagues investigate how commercial sports entrepreneurs in children’s and youth sports position themselves and their businesses in relation to Swedish association sports. Here, different positions that entrepreneurs take in relation to children's and youth sports and the discourses that surround it from the perspective of entrepreneurs are studied. In summary, the entrepreneurs do not position themselves as a threat to the Swedish sports movement.

    Sport in Society, Volume 25, 2022, Issue 12

    Academics in various disciplines are writing about sport. Sport in Society is a multi-disciplinary and inter-disciplinary forum for academics to discuss the growing relationship of sport to significant areas of modern life. The Forum Editor’s pick from the current issue: ‘The competent child and (in)competent others. Horse-riding school activities for preschool children by Annika Rosén, Gabriella Thorell & Susanna Hedenborg (open access).

    En svensk ”Sport Management-kanon”

    SISU Förlags ambitiösa trebandsutgåva Sport Management 1–3, under redaktion av Åsa Bäckström, Karin Book, Bo Carlsson och PG Fahlström, får genomgående positiva omdömen av idrottsforum.orgs recensenter, Søren Bennike som recenserade del 1 i oktober 2019, och Julius Z. Strömberg i föreliggande recension av delarna 2 och 3. Strömberg efterlyser visserligen ett nordiskt perspektiv men ser inte den bristen som ett hinder för att använda böckerna när han lär ut sport management på Norges idrettshøgskole.

    Scandinavian Sport Studies Forum, Volume 10, 2019

    SSSF, a multidisciplinary social sciences sport study journal, welcomes articles that deal with sport and social change and social stability in a wide sense, articles about the profound and comprehensive processes affecting sports such as professionalization, globalization, commercialization, urbanization, technologization, medicalization and juridification.

    Performance Enhancement & Health, Vol. 7, 2019, Issue 1–2

    Performance enhancement may be linked to productivity, identity, social capital or pleasure, while health is envisaged broadly as absence of disease, optimal functioning, and well-being. Performance Enhancement & Health (PEH) is an international, peer-reviewed journal that critically explores the health implications of pharmacological, genetic, psychological and other technological enhancements of the human being.
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