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Call for Papers | Global South Voices on Sport for Development and Peace, a book to be submitted to Routledge. Call ends February 2021
This book will raise the voices of relevant and critical experiences carried out in a range of countries that belong to the ‘Global South’. More importantly, the book aims to highlight the practices and theories created by people who belong to the communities where these sporting experiences have been taking place in the past decades, whose critical reflections and experiences are yet to gain systematic attention in the international academic and practitioner’s communities in the English language.
Call for Papers | “Health Promotion and Sport”, Special Issue of International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. Call ends April 30, 2021
Health promotion can be understood in different ways in relation to sport, and this Special Issue aims to explore this relation in-depth. The objective is to better understand how the sport sector can act as a health-promoting setting. We consider sport in a broad sense, including both competitive and recreational sport, targeting all groups across the lifespan and socioeconomic gradient, including every-day and non-organized sport practice.
Public defence of doctoral thesis | An empowerment-based school physical activity intervention with adolescents in a disadvantaged community: A transformative mixed methods investigation | Linus Jonsson, University of Gothenburg,...
The overall aim of this thesis is twofold. First, the thesis aims to gain insight into adolescents’, from a multicultural community of low socioeconomic status, views on physical activity. Second, the thesis aims to describe and problematize the development and implementation of an empowerment-based school intervention, in a Swedish multicultural community of low socioeconomic status.