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    Two thought-provoking accounts of the concussion crisis in sport

    Tobias Stark reviews two books on concussions in sport, The Concussion Crisis in Sport, by Dominic Malcolm, and Sociocultural Examinations of Sports Concussions, by Matt Ventresca & Mary G. McDonald (eds.), both published by Routledge. Our reviewer is firmly convinced that both books are vital – maybe even life-saving – contributions to the rapidly growing academic literature on sport and health issues related to the concussion crisis

    Leisure/Loisir, Volume 45, 2021, Issue 1

    Leisure / Loisir strives to publish a diverse collection of scholarly papers in all areas of leisure, recreation, arts, parks, sport, and travel and tourism. Reflecting the multi- and interdisciplinary nature of these areas of study. The Forum Editor’s pick from the current issue: STRIVING FOR NEWCOMER INCLUSION: A CRITICAL ANALYSIS OF CANADIAN INTRO TO SPORT PROGRAMMES by Simon Barrick, William Bridel & Joan Bard Miller.

    An important scholarly contribution to a contemporary, socio-cultural practice that’s otherwise left to the natural sciences

    Endurance, or long-distance, running means at least 5k, and usually much longer. Øyvind F. Standal has read a new edited volume about this phenomenon, Endurance Running: A socio-cultural examination by William Bridel, Pirkko Markula & Jim Denison (Routledge) that sheds light on this physically and mentally demanding sport.
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