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ESMQ publishes articles that contribute to our understanding of sport organizations. The Journal sets out to enhance our understanding of the role of sport management and sport bodies in social life. The Forum Editor’s pick from the current issue: Code Red for Elite Sport. A critique of sustainability in elite sport and a tentative reform programme by Hallgeir Gammelsæter & Sigmund Loland (open access).
Sport has the potential to be a powerful platform for positive change. Sport and Sustainable Development: An Introduction, edited by Stavros Triantafyllidis & Cheryl Mallen (Routledge) examines how sport can be made more sustainable and how sport can achieve more comprehensive social and ecological objectives. Our reviewer is Daniel Svensson, and he identifies an ongoing environmental turn in sports studies, evidenced by a growing body of literature into which this pedagogical textbook fits nicely.
Managing Sport and Leisure is a refereed journal that publishes high quality research articles to inform and stimulate discussions relevant to sport and leisure management globally. The Forum Editor’s pick from the current issue: Advancing positive youth development-focused coach education: contextual factors of youth sport and youth sport leader perceptions by Tarkington J. Newman, Leeann M. Lower-Hoppe, Mark Burch & Lauren M. Paluta.
“I read this volume as one of many signs that sport can no longer escape issues of environmental impact, sustainability and climate change.” The volume in question is Routledge Handbook of Sport and the Environment edited by Brian P. McCullough and Timothy B. Kellison (Routledge), and the quote is from Daniel Svensson’s review in which he is mainly positive, although he also points to some perspectives that he finds missing in the book.