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Global Culture and Sport Series

Physical Activity and Sport in Later Life

Critical Perspectives

Editors: Tulle, Emmanuelle, Phoenix, Cassandra (Eds.)

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About this book

This volume addresses key issues such as the cultural and discursive context in which physical activity is discussed; the process of becoming physically active; the role of care settings in enabling physical activity; pleasure; gender; and place and space.

About the authors

Nathalie Barth, Université Claude Bernard Lyon 1, France. Sarah Bell, University of Exeter, UK. Rylee A. Dionigi, Charles Sturt University, Australia. Chris Gilleard , University College London, UK. Meridith Griffin, McMaster University, Canada. Paul Higgs, University College London, UK. Shannon Jette, University of Maryland, USA. Gary Kenyon, St. Thomas University, Canada. Verena Lenneis, University of Copenhagen, Denmark. Sarah Nettleton, University of York, UK. Victoria J. Palmer, Glasgow Caledonian University, UK. Claire Perrin, Université Claude Bernard Lyon 1, France. Gertrud Pfister, University of Copenhagen, Denmark. Elizabeth Pike, University of Chichester, UK. Andrew C. Sparkes, Leeds Beckett University, England. Patricia Vertinsky, University of British Columbia, Canada. Benedict Wheeler, University of Exeter, UK.

Table of contents (16 chapters)

  • Introduction: Rethinking Physical Activity and Sport in Later Life

    Tulle, Emmanuelle (et al.)

    Pages 1-8

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  • Physical Activity and Sedentary Behaviour: A Vital Politics of Old Age?

    Tulle, Emmanuelle

    Pages 9-20

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  • Physical Activity and Narratives of Successful Ageing

    Pike, Elizabeth C. J.

    Pages 21-31

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  • Fitness and Consumerism in Later Life

    Higgs, Paul (et al.)

    Pages 32-42

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  • Type 2 Diabetes and Commitment of Seniors to Adapted Physical Activity within the French System of Therapeutic Education

    Barth, Nathalie (et al.)

    Pages 43-53

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Hardcover 83,19 €
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Physical Activity and Sport in Later Life
Book Subtitle
Critical Perspectives
Editors
  • Emmanuelle Tulle
  • Cassandra Phoenix
Series Title
Global Culture and Sport Series
Copyright
2015
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s)
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-42932-2
DOI
10.1007/978-1-137-42932-2
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-137-42931-5
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
IX, 189
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