Dionigi, Rylee A.

Sport and Physical Activity across the Lifespan

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Table of contents

1. Sport for All Ages? Weighing the Evidence
Rylee A. Dionigi, Michael Gard

Part I. Setting the Context: Sport Participation and Sport Policy

2. Sport Participation Across the Lifespan: Australian Trends and Policy Implications
Rochelle M. Eime, Jack T. Harvey

3. Diversity in Participation Reigns, Policy Challenges Ahead: Sport for All (Ages) from a European Perspective
Jeroen Scheerder, Hanne Vandermeerschen, Koen Breedveld

4. From a Lucky Few to the Reluctant Many: Interrogating the Politics of Sport for All
Michael Gard, Rylee A. Dionigi, Claudio Dionigi

Part II. Early Childhood, Youth and Sport

5. Tykes and ‘Timbits’: A Critical Examination of Organized Sport Programs for Preschoolers
Jessica Fraser-Thomas, Parissa Safai

6. An Uneven Playing Field: Talent Identification Systems and the Perpetuation of Participation Biases in High Performance Sport
Nick Wattie, Joseph Baker

7. Girls’ Presentations of Self in Physical Culture: A Consideration of Why Sport is Not Always the Answer
Eimear Enright

8. ‘At-Risk’ Youth Sport Programmes: Another Way of Regulating Boys?
Rachael Hutchesson, Rylee A. Dionigi, Kristina Gottschall

9. Sport is Not for All: The Transformative (Im)possibilities of Sport for Young Disabled People
Hayley Fitzgerald

Part III. Sport in Adulthood

10. Adult Sport Participation and Life Transitions: The Significance of Childhood and Inequality
David Haycock, Andy Smith

11. Sport for All, or Fit for Two? Governing the (In)active Pregnancy
Shannon Jette

12. The Role of Sport in the Lives of Mothers of Young Children
Katherine E. Soule

13. The Gay Games, Safe Spaces and the Promotion of Sport for All?
Chelsea Litchfield, Jaquelyn Osborne

Part IV. Sport in Mid-life and Old Age

14. Doing ‘More for Adult Sport’: Promotional and Programmatic Efforts to Offset Adults’ Psycho-social Obstacles
Bradley W. Young, Bettina Callary

15. The Mid-life ‘Market’ and the Creation of Sporting Sub-cultures
Rylee A. Dionigi, Chelsea Litchfield

16. Outdoor Adventurous Sport: For All Ages?
Elizabeth C. J. Pike

17. Sport, Physical Activity, and Aging: Are We on the Right Track?
Kelly Carr, Kristy Smith, Patricia Weir, Sean Horton

Keywords: Social Sciences, Sociology of Sport and Leisure, Sociology of Culture, Medical Sociology, Sport

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