As we celebrate women in sport throughout March we wanted to hear our women authors’ thoughts on what the future holds for women in sport. We spoke with some of our women authors to see what they felt had changed for women in sport over recent years and what the future might hold.
Women of colour have faced, and continue to face, numerous barriers when it comes to participating in sport. Acknowledging these barriers and seeking ways to overcome these is important to achieve equality in sport, regardless of gender or race. This post is excerpted from Women and Sport.
Human Kinetics is proud to partner with Future Fit Training. For the past 30 years they’ve been educating fitness professionals from a diverse range of backgrounds, working with women who have excelled in professional sport and are looking to move into the next stage of their careers. The women Future Fit have worked with demonstrate women excelling in fields that have traditionally been the remit of men, and show that even when you have reached the pinnacle of sporting accomplishment, there is still another chapter to come, one that requires a redefining of the established definition of success. Future Fit’s ambassadors showcase some of these women, from their sporting achievements and onwards.
Are there differences in physical activity and sport participation across genders? We explore in this extract from Social Issues in Sport.
We’ll be celebrating women in sport and the health and fitness industry throughout March 2023, shining the light on our inspirational women authors and sharing exclusive content with you through blog posts, videos, podcasts, workouts and much more!
Europeans love sport, however, the type of sport played from country to country can vary a lot. This article offers an analysis of the most popular sports in Europe.
Surfing, while often claimed by Californians, Australians, and South Americans, undeniably derives its roots from Polynesian culture. This is where the history of surfing began.
Sports in American History, 2nd Edition journeys from early American sports history to the present, detailing the evolution of sporting practices in the US.