• Formatting transition announcement

    January 1, 2019: The Journal of Sport for Development is announcing a formatting transition from Vancouver Referencing to APA (American Psychological Association) Citation format (6th edition).
  • Volume 6, Issue 11 published

    Read the latest JSFD issue, including five articles from around the world.

Recent Articles

Organizational capacity for domestic sport for development

The purpose of this study is to explore the organizational capacity for domestic sport for development (SFD). Within the dimensions of human resources capacity, financial capacity, relationship and network capacity, infrastructure and process capacity, and planning and development capacity, interviewees indicated several unique aspects of organizational capacity for domestic SFD and variation by organizational life cycle.

Announcing formatting transition and new submission category

Formatting transition to APA Citation The Journal of Sport for Development (JSFD) is announcing a formatting transition from Vancouver Referencing to APA (American Psychological Association) Citation format (6th edition). Information about this format, along with other information related to preparing a paper for submission, can be found here. New submission category JSFD is excited to […]

Sport for development and peace: Surveying actors in the field

Meredith A. Whitley1, Kelly Farrell1, Eli A. Wolff2, Sarah J. Hillyer3 1Adelphi University 2Brown University 3University of Tennessee Corresponding author email: mwhitley@adelphi.edu Citation: Whitley, M.A., Farrell, K., Wolff, E.A., & Hillyer, S.J. (2019) Sport for development and peace: Surveying actors in the field. Journal of Sport for Development, 7(11),1-15. Download article as PDF ABSTRACT Human […]

Call for Special Issue Proposals on Sport and Livelihoods

The Journal of Sport for Development (JSFD) is seeking proposals for a special issue on sport and livelihoods. Sport for development organizations are increasingly delivering programming to improve the livelihoods of disadvantaged populations by increasing employment opportunities or economic development. For example, Svensson and Woods (2017) recently found livelihood to be the second most common […]

Volume 6, Issue 11 published

Publication of Volume 6, Issue 11 The Journal of Sport for Development (JSFD) is pleased to announce the publication of its eleventh issue. Click here to download the full issue (PDF, 2.2 MB) JSFD’s mission is to examine, advance and disseminate evidence, best practices, and lessons learned from Sport for Development programmes and interventions. JSFD […]

Volume 6, Issue 10 published

Publication of Volume 6, Issue 10 The Journal of Sport for Development (JSFD) is pleased to announce the publication of its tenth issue, a Special Issue on Sport for Development and Peace in Latin America and the Caribbean. Guest editors include: Daniel Parnell, Alexander Cárdenas, Paul Widdop, Pedro-Pablo Cardoso-Castro and Sibylle Lang. Click here to […]

Esporte para o Desenvolvimento e a Paz na América Latina e no Caribe (Editorial)

Daniel Parnell1, Alexander Cárdenas2,3, Paul Widdop4, Pedro-Pablo Cardoso-Castro4, Sibylle Lang5 1Manchester Metropolitan University, UK 2Plataforma Deporte para el Desarrollo y la Paz 3Open University of Catalonia, Spain 4Leeds Beckett University, UK 5Industrieanlagen-Betriebsgesellschaft. Einsteinstraße, Germany Corresponding author email: D.Parnell@mmu.ac.uk Citation: Parnell, D, Cárdenas, A, Widdop, P, Cardoso-Castro, P, Lang, S. Sport for Development and Peace in […]

Deporte para el Desarrollo y la Paz en América Latina y el Caribe (Editorial)

Daniel Parnell1, Alexander Cárdenas2,3, Paul Widdop4, Pedro-Pablo Cardoso-Castro4, Sibylle Lang5 1Manchester Metropolitan University, UK 2Plataforma Deporte para el Desarrollo y la Paz 3Open University of Catalonia, Spain 4Leeds Beckett University, UK 5Industrieanlagen-Betriebsgesellschaft. Einsteinstraße, Germany Corresponding author email: D.Parnell@mmu.ac.uk Citation: Parnell, D, Cárdenas, A, Widdop, P, Cardoso-Castro, P, Lang, S. Sport for Development and Peace in […]

Sport for Development and Peace in Latin America and the Caribbean (Editorial)

Daniel Parnell1, Alexander Cárdenas2,3, Paul Widdop4, Pedro-Pablo Cardoso-Castro4, Sibylle Lang5 1Manchester Metropolitan University, UK 2Plataforma Deporte para el Desarrollo y la Paz 3Open University of Catalonia, Spain 4Leeds Beckett University, UK 5Industrieanlagen-Betriebsgesellschaft. Einsteinstraße, Germany Corresponding author email: D.Parnell@mmu.ac.uk Citation: Parnell, D, Cárdenas, A, Widdop, P, Cardoso-Castro, P, Lang, S. Sport for Development and Peace in […]

The impact of the Hoodlinks Programme on developing life skills and preventing youth violence in Guatemala City

James Mandigo1, John Corlett2, Nick Holt3, Cathy van Ingen1, Guido Geisler4, Dany MacDonald5, Colin Higgs6 1Brock University, 2MacEwan University, 3University of Alberta, 4Tsukuba University, 5University of Prince Edward Island, 6Memorial University Corresponding author email: jmandigo@brocku.ca Citation: Mandigo, J, Corlett, J, Holt, N, van Ingen, C, Geisler, G, MacDonald, D, Higgs, C. The impact of the Hoodlinks Programme on developing life […]