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    Women in Sport and Physical Activity Journal, Volume 25, 2017, Number 1

    Women in Sport and Physical Activity Journal (WSPAJ) is a peer-reviewed scholarly journal devoted to advancing the understanding of women in sport and physical activity. WSPAJ is the official journal of the Program for the Advancement of Girls and Women in Sport and Physical Activity, housed in the Center for Women's Health and Wellness at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro.

    Call for Papers | Innovations in Sport for Development and Peace (SDP) Research | May 31–June 1, 2016, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta

    “We are pleased to invite proposals for participation in a colloquium on Innovations in Sport for Development and Peace (SDP) Research. While proposals do not need to consider the specific themes of gender or girlhood, we especially welcome contributions that focus on these areas.”

    Sport in Society Volume 18, Issue 8, October 2015

    The considerable growth of interest in commerce, media and politics and their relationship to sport in international academia has resulted in academics in various disciplines 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. Special Issue: Girls, International Development and the Politics of Sport.

    Call for Papers | Symposium: Girl Power in Play | Ottawa June 18–19, 2015

    Just the other day, Sweden secured a place in the FIFA Women’s World Cup in Canada in 2015. Women Deliver, a global organization advocating for the health and well-being of girls and women, will be holding a groundbreaking symposium titled Girl Power in Play in conjunction with the World Cup, in Ottawa, Canada on June 18 and 19, 2015. This symposium will focus on the...

    Call for Contributions: Sport development and women’s sport symposium, Canada, June 2015

    Women Deliver, a global organization bringing together partners to advocate for the health and well-being of girls and women, is planning a symposium called Girl Power and Play in June 2015 in Canada on the impact of team sports on girls in the global development context. This symposium will coincide with the FIFA Women’s World Cup in Canada and...

    New documentary on media & gender: 40% of the athletes are women, they get 4% of the media coverage

    The Tucker Center for Research on Girls & Women in Sport at the University of Minnesota, in partnership with tptMN, have produced “Media Coverage and Female Athletes: Women Play Sports, Just Not in the Media,” a documentary that uses research-based information to examine the amount and type of coverage given to female athletes. Length 52 mins. Several sport sociology scholars including Drs. Mary...

    Catalyst Women and Sport eNewsletter, October 2013, from IWG, International Working Group on Women and Sport

    The latest Catalyst eNewsletter Table of Content: The movement is YOU Kicking boundaries Girls and Football SA Q & A with "Girls with Balls" author Tim Tate Women and Cycling: new measures in the pipeline Women’s Sport Leadership Academy 2014 IFAF endorses the Brighton Declaration IOAPA endorses the Brighton Declaration International Gender and Sport Forum in Africa Go to the eNewsletter page at the IWG website.

    Call for Papers | Special Issue of Sport in Society: Girls, International Development and the Politics of Sport

    Guest Editors Dr. Megan Chawansky, University of Brighton, m.chawansky@brighton.ac.uk Dr. Lyndsay Hayhurst, University of British Columbia, lyndsay.hayhurst@ubc.ca Overview Drawing on dominant claims of the positive benefits of sport and physical activity, a growing number of sport for international development and peace (SDP) projects seek to empower ‘marginalized’ girls and young women in the global South. Sport may be a new approach to help...

    Ny resurssida för och om idrottande flickor och kvinnor

    Bakom webbsidan Fuel Aotearoa står Dr. Holly Thorpe, välkänd idrottsforskare vid University of Waikato, och Maria Bentley, fysioterapeut, långsdistanslöpare och doktorand vid Auckland University of Technology. Holly skriver: "The Fuel Aotearoa website (www.fuelaotearoa.co.nz) aims to make research-based information about the Female Athlete Triad, body image issues, and energy deficiency accessible to everyday women. The website was launched last week and already we have had a...
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