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The Rink and the Stage: Melodrama, Media, and Canadian Hockey

I explore the similarities between media accounts of late nineteenth and early twentieth century hockey violence and melodramatic theatre.

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Comparing Practices of US Swimming against a Global Model for Integrated Development of Mass and High Performance Sport

To help and improve performance and increase swimming participation in the US, over 200 literature sources from 28 countries were analyzed and over 100 US swim coaches and administrators surveyed.

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“Boys Need Sport But...”: Competing Perspectives On The Recognised Need For Sport And The Barriers Towards Participation

This paper highlights a shift away from formal participation in organised sports towards informal, unstructured play which has significant implications for the nature of sport in Australia.

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Published Online: September 27, 2016

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Home and Away: The Representation of Masculinity and Blame in Discussions of Domestic Violence in the NFL

We argue that rhetorical choices of blame and blame-shifting should inform discussions of masculinity as it came to be perceived during the NFL’s numerous domestic violence investigations in 2014.

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Published Online: September 27, 2016

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Rethinking Our Story: Curling and the Olympic Effect

This is a qualitative exploration of the impact of official Olympic status upon the sport of curling. Interviews with key leaders in Canadian curling reveal a changing sport self-image.

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Published Online: September 26, 2016

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How Young Ethnic Minority People Identify Themselves through Hyphenated Identities

The complexity of hyphenated identity is explored in this research, in relation to 29 ethnic minority young people involved in school sport.

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Published Online: August 31, 2016

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Characteristics of a Good PE Lesson

PE in the primary school provides the chance for children to be outdoors and "get moving." Features of the best classes include teaching fundamental movement skills, maximising participation and support.

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Published Online: August 15, 2016

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BELLA (Better Education for Lasting Lifestyle Achievement): An Interdisciplinary Wellness Program

This session overviews BELLA (Better Education for Lasting Lifestyle Achievement), an interdisciplinary program, using the social-ecological model to provide wellness education for middle-aged female employees at a Midwestern U.S. university.

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Published Online: June 1, 2016

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An Examination of Multi-Year APR Scores and RPI Ratings for Men’s and Women’s Division I Basketball Teams from 2010–11 through 2013–14

The NCAA uses the Academic Progress Rate to hold universities accountable for the academic success of its student-athletes. This paper examines whether this goal has been successful in college basketball.

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Published Online: May 13, 2016

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Body Composition and Weight Changes of Participants in an Immersive Drum Corps Program

A study of the anthropometric changes of drum corps participants over the course of an 11-week marching band season. Pre- and post-test measures of weight and fat will be presented.

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Published Online: May 6, 2016

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