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Phoenix, Cassandra

Physical Activity and Sport in Later Life

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Table of contents

1. Introduction: Rethinking Physical Activity and Sport in Later Life
Emmanuelle Tulle, Cassandra Phoenix

2. Physical Activity and Sedentary Behaviour: A Vital Politics of Old Age?
Emmanuelle Tulle

3. Physical Activity and Narratives of Successful Ageing
Elizabeth C. J. Pike

4. Fitness and Consumerism in Later Life
Paul Higgs, Chris Gilleard

5. Type 2 Diabetes and Commitment of Seniors to Adapted Physical Activity within the French System of Therapeutic Education
Nathalie Barth, Claire Perrin

6. Pathways to Masters Sport: Sharing Stories from Sport ‘Continuers’, ‘Rekindlers’ and ‘Late Bloomers’
Rylee A. Dionigi

7. Keeping It in the Family: The Generational Transmission of Physical Activity
Victoria J. Palmer

8. Physical Activity Programmes in Residential Care Settings
Mary Ann Kluge

9. Physical Activity and Dementia: Tai Chi as Narrative Care
Gary Kenyon

10. The Multidimensionality of Pleasure in Later Life Physical Activity
Cassandra Phoenix, Noreen Orr

11. The Contingencies of Exercise Science in a Globalising World: Ageing Chinese Canadians and their Play and Pleasure in Exercise
Shannon Jette, Patricia Vertinsky

12. Fell Running in Later Life: Irresponsible Intoxication or Existential Capital?
Sarah Nettleton

13. Ageing and Embodied Masculinities in Physical Activity Settings: From Flesh to Theory and Back Again
Andrew C. Sparkes

14. Ageing Women Still Play Games: (Auto)ethnographic Research in a Fitness Intervention
Gertrud Pfister, Verena Lenneis

15. Physical Activity among Older Adults with Visual Impairment: Considerations for Ageing Well with Sight Loss
Meridith Griffin

16. Local Environments and Activity in Later Life: Meaningful Experiences in Green and Blue Spaces
Sarah L. Bell, Benedict W. Wheeler

Keywords: Social Sciences, Sociology of Family, Youth and Aging, Sociology of the Body, Sociology of Sport and Leisure, Medical Sociology, Sport Psychology, Popular Science in Medicine and Health

Editor
 
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2015
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
Global Culture and Sport Series
Page amount
198 pages
Category
Society
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9781137429322
Printed ISBN
978-1-349-56882-6

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