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We are asking anyone wishing to apply for the Bursary to submit a proposal of around 1,000 words outlining the nature of their research, the value it will provide to the tennis history community, and how the bursary will help them to complete the project. The Bursary can be used to start a new project or complete an existing one, however we do ask that the project should be completed within one year.
Rob Lake, Stephen Wagg and Carol Osborne are pleased to announce that contractual arrangements have been made with Routledge for publication of The Routledge Handbook of Tennis: History, Culture and Politics. Due to be released in mid/late 2017, it is an edited collection aimed at providing a comprehensive critical study of tennis, its history, culture and politics.
Routledge is taking a look back at its Themes of the Month in 2013 and giving us ll access to the entire collection for freefor one month only! Click here for your last chance to enjoy these collections. The themes so far this year have been: Rugby, tailored to the Six Nations; Sport, Physical Activity and Health, in support of World Cancer Day; Women in Sport, in support...
JOHNNY WIJK, f. 1955 och professor i historia vid Stockholms universitet, disputerade 1992 på en avhandling om ransoneringssystemet på livsmedel och den svarta marknaden under andra världskriget. Studierna av beredskapsåren ledde vidare till en undersökning av idrottsrörelsens aktiva roll i den civila fysiska beredskapen och så småningom boken Idrott, krig och nationell gemenskap: Om fältsport, riksmarscher och Gunder Hägg-feber (2005). För närvarande är det ett projekt om den svenska tennisens och golfens utveckling från 1950-talet till idag som står i fokus.
This month’s collection brings together recent studies of Tennis from many angles including the history and roots of the sport; the science and technology behind the sport; the sociological aspects of the sport and much more. Enjoy free access until 30 June 2013.
The More Than a Sport: Tennis, Education and Health Full Report presents the major findings from a first-of- its-kind nationwide study by United States Tennis Association (USTA) that compares the educational and health profiles of adolescent tennis participants with participants in other non-contact sports and contact sports, as well as high school students who do not participate in sports....