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KIN 445: Sociocultural Analysis of Physical Activity: Sociology Related Journals

This course looks at the Sociocultural context of and social practices in sport and physical activity.

Journal Titles

Sociology of Sport Journal (March 1984 - present) - The Official Journal of the North American Society for the Sociology of Sport.

     - This journal covers the sociology of body, health, and physical activity, cultural studies, women's studies, critical race   theory, and the sociological study of play, games and sport for eduation purposes.


International Review for the Sociology of Sport (1984 - present) - The Official Publication of the International Sociology of Sport Association (ISSA)

     - Covers the global dissemination of research on sport within sociology, sports studies, anthropology, cultural studies and across the social sciences.


International Review of Sport Sociology (1966-1983) - former title of the "International Review for the Sociology of Sport".


Journal of Sport and Social Issue (1977 - present)

     - International in scope this journal provides the latest research, discussion and analysis on contemporary sport issues.


Kinesiology & Sociology Journals

Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport  (March 1992 - present)

     - provides the latest research in the art and science of human movement studies.


Sex Roles (1993 - present)

     - an interdisciplinary behavioral science journal offering a feminist perspective.


Adapted Physical Activity Quarterly (1984 - present) - The Official Journal of the International Federation of Adapted Physical Activity.

     - The major research journal in adapted physical activity and provides the latest scholarly inquiry related to physical activity for individuals with disabilites.


Sociological Inquiry Online (1997 - present) & Print (1961 - 1981) (Call number HM 1 .S58)- The Journal of Alpha Kappa Delta, the International Sociology Honor Society.

     - This title allows for the exploration of the human condition in all of its social & cultural complexity.


American Journal of Sociology (1895 - present)

     - This journal emphasis theory building and innovative methods analysis and Research in the Social Sciences.


Journal of Sport Behavior - Online (March 1993 - present) & Print (1979 - present)

     - This journal deals with the studies of behavior in the areas of game and sport. Also covers the sociological, psychological, anthropological, and related applications to the science of sport.


Annual Review of Sociology (1975 - present)

     - This covers significant developments in the field of Sociology.

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