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Soccer & Society, Volume 21, 2020, Issue 4 | International Football History: Selected Submissions from the 2017 & 2018 Conferences
Football, the most popular mass spectator sport in the world, has become a major social phenomenon since the late nineteenth century. Through the social prism of soccer, scholars across the world have tended to understand various aspects of life. The Forum Editor’s pick from the current issue: ‘MANY DETAILS REMAIN SKETCHY’: REVEALING THE ‘TRUTH’ BEHIND THE ORIGINS AND FORMATION OF STOKE CITY FOOTBALL CLUB by Martyn Dean Cooke.
The purpose of WLJ is to stimulate and communicate research, theory, and critical thought in all areas that address leisure, including play, recreation, the arts and culture, sport, health and fitness, and travel and tourism. The Forum Editor’s pick from the current issue: “MAGIC MIRROR ON THE WALL”: IS NORDIC WALKING OR RAMBLING BETTER FOR YOUR MENTAL WELL-BEING? by Marta Anna Zurawik, Jerome Carson & Robert Snape.
The Journal of Sports Sciences publishes articles of a high standard on various aspects of the sports sciences covering a number of disciplinary bases. The Forum Editor’s pick from the current issue: OVERHEAD THROWING IN CRICKETERS: A BIOMECHANICAL DESCRIPTION AND PLAYING LEVEL CONSIDERATIONS by Megan Dutton, Janine Gray, Danielle Prins, Nikhil Divekar & Nicholas Tam.
Book Announcement | The Skeptic’s Guide to Sports Science: Confronting Myths of the Health and Fitness Industry, by Nicholas B. Tiller
This informative and accessible volume pulls no punches in scrutinizing the plausibility of, and evidence for, the most popular sports products and practices on the market. Readers are encouraged to confront their conceptualizations of the industry and, by the book’s end, they will have acquired the skills necessary to independently judge the effectiveness of sports-related products.
SES encourages contributions from social scientists and educationalists studying the relationships between pedagogy, ‘the body’ and society, The Forum Editor’s pick from the current issue: THE CONSTITUTION OF THE ‘ABLE’ AND ‘LESS ABLE’ STUDENT IN PHYSICAL EDUCATION IN NORWAY by Erik Aasland, Kristin Walseth & Gunn Engelsrud.
Book announcement | Physical Activity: A Multi-disciplinary Introduction, by Nick Draper & Gareth Stratton (eds.)
Physical activity and its relationship to health is one of the great issues of our age. The causes of, and solutions to, physical inactivity are complex and multi-dimensional, and therefore the subject needs to be studied and understood from a variety of perspectives. This is the first textbook to provide a truly multi-disciplinary introduction to physical activity studies.
RQES publishes research in the art and science of human movement that contributes significantly to the knowledge base of the field as new information, reviews, substantiation or contradiction of previous findings, development of theory, or as application of new or improved techniques. Editor’s pick from the current issue: PHYSIOLOGICAL DEMANDS OF TRAMPOLINING AT DIFFERENT INTENSITIES by Nick Draper, Tane Clement & Keith Alexander.
The Journal of Sport & Tourism (JS&T) aims to publish research that makes a clear contribution, substantively, theoretically or methodologically, to the body of knowledge relating to all aspects of the relationship between sport and tourism. The Forum Editor’s pick from the current issue: ENTREPRENEURIAL BEHAVIOURS AND MANAGERIAL APPROACH OF LIFESTYLE ENTREPRENEURS IN SURF TOURISM: AN EXPLORATORY STUDY by Nicoletta Fadda.
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.
The mission of AJHE is to publish research manuscripts that focus on Health Education and Health Promotion interventions designed to prevent or delay the onset of the major chronic diseases and illnesses. The Forum Editor’s pick from the current issue: MOTIVATORS OF AND BARRIERS TO DRINKING HEALTHY BEVERAGES AMONG A SAMPLE OF DIVERSE ADULTS IN BRONX, NY by Guillermo M. Wippold, Carolyn M. Tucker, Maggie L. Hogan & Pearis L. Bellamy.