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Quest is the official journal of the National Association for Kinesiology in Higher Education (NAKHE). It is the leading journal for interdisciplinary scholarship for professionals in kinesiology in higher education. The Forum Editor’s pick from the current issue: The Unifying Theory of Physical Activity by Thiago Sousa Matias & Joe Piggin.
C&S is a cutting-edge peer-reviewed quarterly that publishes research to foster international scholarly understanding of the nexus of communication and sport that engages a broad intellectual community. The Forum Editor’s pick from the current issue: Duty of Karius: Media Framing of Concussion Following the 2018 UEFA Champions League Final by Adam J. White, Keith D. Parry, Connor Humphries, Simon Phelan, John Batten, and Rory Magrath.
Joe Piggin’s The Politics of Physical Activity (Routledge) uses critical analysis to challenge accepted truths about physical activity and therefore opens up a pathway to more effective, and more socially just, physical activity policy. We asked Karin Redelius for a review, and she welcomes Piggin’s redefinition of physical activity to include, besides health, values such as hierarchy, status and power. His book should be read by everyone involved in promoting physical activity.
Academics in various disciplines are contributing to Sport in Society. The Forum Editor’s pick from the current issue: BASKIN – A NEW BASKETBALL-BASED SPORT FOR REVERSE-INTEGRATION OF ATHLETES WITH DISABILITIES: AN ANALYSIS OF THE RELATIVE IMPORTANCE OF PLAYER ROLES by Davide Sisti, Stefano Amatori, Roberto Bensi, Matteo Vandoni, Anna Rita Calavalle, Marco Gervasi, Roberta Lauciello, Cristina Montomoli & Marco B.L. Rocch
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: QUESTIONING REPRESENTATIONS OF ATHLETES WITH ELEVATED TESTOSTERONE LEVELS IN ELITE WOMEN’S SPORTS: A CRITICAL POLICY ANALYSIS by Annette Brömdal, Rebecca Olive & Brooke Walker
An examination of the Nordic model of welfare and physical culture, reviewed by someone who’s been there, done that
Edited by Mikkel B. Tin, Frode Telseth, Jan Ove Tangen & Richard Giulianotti, and published by Routledge, The Nordic Model and Physical Culture examines the relationships between the Nordic social democratic welfare system and physical culture, across the domains of sport, education, and public space. Our reviewer is Joe Piggin. He has been physically active in almost all Nordic countries – and he quite likes this book.
The European Sport Management Quarterly (ESMQ) publishes articles that contribute to our understanding of how sport organizations are structured, managed and operated. The Journal sets out to enhance our understanding of the role of sport management and sport bodies in social life and the way social, political and economic forces and practices affect these organizations.
The International Journal of Sport Policy and Politics aims to publish articles that address all aspects of sport policy irrespective of academic discipline. Articles that adopt a multi-disciplinary, inter-disciplinary or comparative approach are particularly welcome.
Leisure Studies is the journal of the Leisure Studies Association. The emphasis of the journal is on theoretically informed critical analyses within the social sciences and humanities of the wide range of topics that constitute leisure as a subject field – including the arts, tourism, cultural, informal and virtual activities, urban and rural recreation, sport, media and physical activities.