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McMahon, Jenny; McGannon, Kerry R.; Zehntner, Chris – Sport, Education and Society, 2019
Given that research outside of sport and exercise has found that stigma may cause severe consequences (e.g. depression), it is important to explore the concept in regard to its connection to socio-cultural issues in the development and persistence of stigmatisation in sporting contexts. Analytic autoethnography and Goffman's theory of stigma was…
Descriptors: Aquatic Sports, Athletes, Competition, Social Bias
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Cronin, C.; Whitehead, A. E.; Webster, S.; Huntley, T. – Sport, Education and Society, 2019
The analysis of sport performance in competitive contexts has become synonymous with the use of a range of software applications and hardware e.g. heart rate monitors and gps systems. With the prevalence of technology in mind, a small but growing corpus of literature has begun to consider this phenomenon and its influence upon the coaching…
Descriptors: Athletics, Athletic Coaches, Video Technology, Technology Uses in Education
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Strandbu, Åse; Stefansen, Kari; Smette, Ingrid; Sandvik, Morten Renslo – Sport, Education and Society, 2019
Recently parental involvement in youth sport has intensified, challenging the understanding of youth sports as an arena where adolescents can develop their identity and autonomy. On this background, our study explores how adolescents understand and negotiate their parents' involvement in sport and how they define ideal and undesirable forms of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Secondary School Students, Early Adolescents, Parent Participation
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Luguetti, Carla; Goodyear, Victoria Anne; André, Mauro Henrique – Sport, Education and Society, 2019
Several studies demonstrate that Sport Education supports the development of an authentic experience of sport. Social media has the potential to further the development of an authentic sport experience since it is a key aspect of contemporary sport culture and can be a space for individuals to interact during the Sport Education. Yet the…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Social Media, Team Sports, Communities of Practice
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Light, Richard L.; Evans, John R.; Lavallee, David – Sport, Education and Society, 2019
This article reports on a study that inquired into the journeys of sixteen Indigenous Australian athletes from their first touch of the footy to the Australian Football League (AFL) and National Rugby League (NRL) that identified two distinct stages of their journeys. These were: (1) the development of expertize and of a distinctly Aboriginal…
Descriptors: Athletes, Indigenous Populations, Foreign Countries, Team Sports
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Zehntner, Chris; McGannon, Kerry R.; McMahon, Jenny – Sport, Education and Society, 2019
The purpose of this study was to extend understanding of how athletes and coaches in a women's cycling talent development and selection programme negotiate and normalise athlete abuse in the media. A thematic analysis of six online cycling magazine articles and their representations of the Australian women's elite cycling development camp was…
Descriptors: Athletic Coaches, Physical Activities, Females, Foreign Countries
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Rasmussen, Ludvig J. T.; Østergaard, Lars D.; Glaveanu, Vlad P. – Sport, Education and Society, 2019
The multidimensional concept of creativity has a much wider scope of application than disclosed by prevailing research on sporting creativity. In this area, creativity is mostly perceived, praised, and approached for its performative, in-game benefits. Pointing to the belief that creativity requires well-developed technical skills, this phenomenon…
Descriptors: Creativity, Athletics, Training, Discovery Learning
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Wrench, Alison; Garrett, Robyne – Sport, Education and Society, 2018
Sports media are significant to the construction and representation of sports cultures and sporting bodies. They function as public pedagogies that frame knowledge and learning negotiated within and beyond physical education (PE) lessons. In this capacity public pedagogies of sports media inform young people's understandings of themselves and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Females, Athletes, Physical Education
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Jones, Robyn L.; Ronglan, Lars Tore – Sport, Education and Society, 2018
The general purpose of this article is threefold. Firstly, it is to further the notion of coaching as orchestration through developing insight into precisely how and what coaches orchestrate. Secondly, it is to firmly position coaching as a relational practice, whilst thirdly it is to better define coaching's complex nature and how it can be…
Descriptors: Athletic Coaches, Coaching (Performance), Educational Strategies, Interaction
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Ashbolt, Kelly; O'Flynn, Gabrielle; Wright, Jan – Sport, Education and Society, 2018
There is currently considerable sociological research on women's experiences in sport, the social construction of gender in women's sport and inequalities between women and men. However, research is yet to examine how inequalities and gender construction occur in and through the hierarchies "within" women's sports. Track and Field, with…
Descriptors: Track and Field, Females, Gender Bias, Womens Athletics
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Johansson, Susanne – Sport, Education and Society, 2018
Elite-athlete Karin was 17 years old when the considerably older team coach Selma became her girlfriend. Responding to calls to prevent harm and sexual abuse in sport, this study represents Karin's story, investigates how she makes sense of her coach-athlete sexual relationship, and analyses what can be learnt about consent. Although sexual…
Descriptors: Sexual Abuse, Interviews, Athletic Coaches, Case Studies
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Whatman, Susan L.; Main, Katherine – Sport, Education and Society, 2018
The youth learning re-engagement program known as the Titans Learning Centre (or TLC) is an approved alternative schooling program, developed in partnership with state education and a local National Rugby League (NRL) club, the 'Titans'. Students typically in Grade Three or Four complete a 10 week program, interacting with professional A grade NRL…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Case Studies, At Risk Students, Student Surveys
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Owton, Helen; Sparkes, Andrew C. – Sport, Education and Society, 2017
Through a process of collaborative autoethnography, we explore the experiences of one female athlete named Bella who was groomed and then sexually abused by her male coach. Bella's story signals how the structural conditions and power relationships embedded in competitive sporting environments, specifically the power invested in the coach, provide…
Descriptors: Sexual Abuse, Females, Athletes, Athletic Coaches
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Denison, Jim; Mills, Joseph P.; Konoval, Timothy – Sport, Education and Society, 2017
Be empowering. Be athlete-centered. Be autonomy supportive. These are three related topics currently being promoted by sport psychologists and sport pedagogists in an effort to recognize athletes' unique qualities and developmental differences and make coaching more holistic and coaches more considerate. This has led us to ask, how likely are such…
Descriptors: Athletes, Athletics, Athletic Coaches, Foreign Countries
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Blackett, Alexander David; Evans, Adam; Piggott, David – Sport, Education and Society, 2017
At the beginning of the 2013/2014 season in England and Wales, 90 head coaches of the 92 men's national professional football league clubs and 20 of the 22 men's professional rugby union clubs had tenure as a professional elite player in their respective sports. Moreover, Rynne [(2014). "'Fast track' and 'traditional path' coaches:…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Team Sports, Athletic Coaches, Coaching (Performance)
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