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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 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.