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    Useful tool for practitioners working with athletes experiencing mental health issues

    Mental health issues among elite sports performers are finally being talked about quite openly; Simone Biles and Naomi Osaka are the latest examples. Mental illness is indeed a thorny issue, and it is being thoroughly scrutinized from the sociological perspective in Michael Atkinson’s edited volume Sport, Mental Illness, and Sociology (Emerald Publishing) by a number of leading sport sociological scholars. Our reviewer Frida Wågan has read an important contribution to the field.

    Psychology of Sport and Exercise, Vol. 53, March 2021

    Psychology of Sport and Exercise is an international forum for scholarly reports in the psychology of sport and exercise, broadly defined. The Forum Editor’s pick from the current issue: RETROSPECTIVE AND CONCURRENT PERSPECTIVES OF THE TRANSITION INTO SENIOR PROFESSIONAL FEMALE FOOTBALL WITHIN THE UNITED KINGDOM by Michael McGreary, Robert Morris, Martin Eubank.

    Useful book on narrative approaches to inequality in the sporting field

    The anthology Equity and Difference in Physical Education, Youth Sport and Health: A Narrative Approach, published by Routledge and edited by Fiona Dowling, Hayley Fitzgerald and Anne Flintoff, makes innovative use of narrative method to explore the issue of equity in sporting contexts. Mads Skauge has read a fine collection and found inspiration for new approaches in hs own future research. Can you ask for more?

    Sports Coaching Review, Volume 6, 2017, Issue 2

    Sports Coaching Review is an international peer-reviewed medium for the publication of articles related to sports coaching. It aspires to be a major focal point for the publication of sports coaching research throughout the world. The journal is mono, multi and interdisciplinary in approach. Special issue: Coaching in Brazil.

    An international perspective on the past, present, and future of sport psychology

    Andreas Stenling har read the Routledge International Handbook of Sport Psychology, edited by Robert J. Schinke, Kerry R. McGannon and Brett Smith (Routledge). He finds this addition to the pile of sport psychology handbooks already adorning his office desk a welcome supplement, both for its attention to emerging topics in the field and for some exciting prognostications of future developments.
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