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Dionigi, Rylee A.; Horton, Sean; Baker, Joseph – Sport, Education and Society, 2013
The purpose of this paper is to examine the talk of older athletes, with particular focus on how the context of sport helps them negotiate the ageing process. It draws on personal stories provided by 44 World Masters Games competitors (23 women; 21 men; aged 56-90 years; "M" = 72). Four themes emerged: "There's no such thing as…
Descriptors: Aging (Individuals), Older Adults, Athletics, Participation