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    Journal of Sport & Social Issues, Vol. 45, 2021, No. 1 | Understanding Blue Spaces: Sport, Bodies, Wellbeing, and the Sea

    JSSI brings you the latest research, discussion and analysis on contemporary sport issues. In JSSI scholars study the impact of sport on social issues from many perspectives. The Forum Editor’s pick from the current issue: SWIMMING WITH THE BICHENO “COFFEE CLUB”: THE TEXTURED WORLD OF WILD SWIMMING by Shane Gould, Fiona McLachlan, and Brent McDonald.

    Qualitative Research in Sport, Exercise and Health, Volume 13, 2021, Issue 1 | Contemporary digital qualitative research in sport, exercise and health

    Qualitative Research in Sport, Exercise and Health is a landmark publication – it is the first international journal solely dedicated to the advancement and dissemination of qualitative research in the sport, exercise, and health sciences. The Forum Editor’s pick from the current issue: YOUTH SPORT 2.0? THE DEVELOPMENT OF ESPORTS IN NORWAY FROM 2016 TO 2019 by Anne Tjønndal & Mads Skauge.

    International Journal of Sport Policy and Politics, Volume 12, 2020, Issue 4

    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

    Sociology of Sport Journal, Volume 37, 2020, Issue 4

    SSJ publishes original research, framed by social theory, on exercise, sport, physical culture, and the (physically active) body. The journal publishes peer-reviewed empirical, theoretical, and position papers; book reviews; and critical essays. The Forum Editor’s pick from the current issue: “YOU ALWAYS WANNA BE SORE, BECAUSE THEN YOU ARE SEEING RESULTS”: EXPLORING POSITIVE PAIN IN COMPETITIVE SWIMMING by Gareth McNarry, Jacquelyn Allen-Collinson, Adam B. Evans.

    Not a final statement but a starting point: timely and extremely useful handbook for qualitative sport studies

    Just in time for the publication of Mark Brooke’s review of the Routledge Handbook of Qualitative Research in Sport and Exercise, edited by Brett Smith & Andrew C. Sparkes, Routledge chose to release the paperback edition, thereby decreasing the RRP from £190 to £40 – which is good, given that the book, according to our reviewer, is a valuable tool for social and cultural science scholars in the field of sport and exercise.

    Albeit an ample introduction to outdoor studies, its plenitude is overwhelming

    At times, Daniel Svensson felt he needed a handbook of reviewing handbooks when working on his review of Routledge International Handbook of Outdoor Studies by Barbara Humberstone, Heather Prince & Karla A. Henderson (eds.) (Routledge). However, he managed very well without one, and here is his review to prove it.

    Med kultur som förstoringsglas: Anglosfäriska texter om kvinnor och ”action”-sport

    I antologin Women in Action Sport Cultures: Identity, Politics and Experience diskuterar redaktörerna Holly Thorpe och Rebecca Olive tillsammans med ytterligare 27 bidragsgivare de utmaningar kvinnor står inför i samtidens idrottskulturer. Sveriges ledande actionsportkulturforskare Åsa Bäckström, som ogillar ”action” men gillar ”kultur”, är vår recensent.

    The Internet is not going away any time soon – thankfully, viable options for sport history research are available

    The future is here, and for all, not least sport historians, it’s important to be ready for whatever changes that may involve. Luckily, a collection of articles is available, Sport History in the Digital Era edited by Gary Osmond and Murray G. Phillips, and our reviewer Scott D. Peterson finds a book full of useful ideas.
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