• Volume 5, Issue 8 Published

    The Journal of Sport for Development (JSFD) is a peer-reviewed, open-access journal focused on publishing research from the Sport for Development sector. JSFD’s mission is to examine, advance and disseminate evidence, best practices, and lessons learned from Sport for Development programmes and interventions.
  • Volume 5, Issue 9 published

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

Recent Articles

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 […]

JSFD in times of change: A reflection on milestones met and challenges ahead

Nico Schulenkorf1, Emma Sherry2, Justin Richards3,4 1University of Technology Sydney, Australia 2Swinburne University of Technology, Australia 3University of Sydney, Australia 4Community Sport, Sport New Zealand Corresponding author email: nico.schulenkorf@uts.edu.au Citation: Schulenkorf N, Sherry E, Richards J. JSFD in times of change: A reflection on milestones met and challenges ahead. Journal of Sport for Development. 2018; […]

U.S. sport diplomacy in Latin America and the Caribbean: A programme evaluation

Robert E. Baker1, Pamela H. Baker2, Christoper Atwater1, Craig Esherick1 1George Mason University, Sport Recreation and Tourism 2 George Mason University, Special Education Corresponding author email: rbaker2@gmu.edu Citation: Baker, R.E., Baker, P.H., Atwater, C., Esherick, C. U.S. sport diplomacy in Latin America and the Caribbean: A programme evaluation. Journal of Sport for Development. 2018; 3(10): […]

‘Sport for development’ in Japan

Chiaki Okada1 1 Osaka University, Graduate School of Human Sciences Corresponding author email: chiaki@hus.osaka-u.ac.jp Citation: Okada, C.  ‘Sport for development’ in Japan. Journal of Sport for Development. 2018; 6(11): 15-20. Download article as PDF   INTRODUCTION Although the field of Sport for Development (SfD) has been progressing in the international community for some time,1-3 the […]

Immediate outcomes and implementation of a sport for development coach education programme in Belize

Paul M. Wright1, Jennifer M. Jacobs1, Steven Howell1, James D. Ressler1 1Northern Illinois University, Department of Kinesiology and Physical Education Corresponding author email: pwright@niu.edu Citation: Wright, P.M., Jacobs, J.M., Howell, S., Ressler, J.D. Immediate outcomes and implementation of a sport for development coach education programme in Belize. Journal of Sport for Development. 2018; 6(10): 51-65. […]

Localizing global sport for development (Book review)

Book Review by Mitchell McSweeney1 Lindsey, I., Kay, T., Jeanes, R., & Banda, D. (2017). Localizing global sport for development. Altrincham Street, Manchester: Manchester University Press 219pp., £78 (hardback), ISBN 978-1-7849-9406-8 1 York University, School of Kinesiology and Health Sciences Corresponding author email: mcsweenm@yorku.ca Download article as PDF REVIEW As studies continue to proliferate in […]

Levelling the playing field: Human capability approach and lived realities for sport and gender in the West Indies

Sarah Zipp1, John Nauright2 1The International Institute for Social Studies at Erasmus University and the University of Stirling 2The University of North Texas Corresponding author email: sarah.zipp@stir.ac.uk Citation: Zipp, S., Nauright, J. Levelling the playing field: Human capability approach and lived realities for sport and gender in the West Indies. Journal of Sport for Development. […]

Sport as an analogy to teach life skills and redefine moral values: A case study of the ‘Seedbeds of Peace’ sport-for-development programme in Medellin, Colombia

Stephen Hills1, Alejandro Gómez Velásquez2, Matthew Walker3 1London Metropolitan University, The Guildhall School of Business and Law 2EAFIT University, Department of Law 3Texas A&M University, Department of Health and Kinesiology Corresponding author email: shills@londonmet.ac.uk Citation: Hills, S., Gómez Velásquez, A., Walker, M. Sport as an analogy to teach life skills and redefine moral values: A […]

Humanistic sports coaching and the Marist organization: A multi-case study in the Philippines

Simon Walters1, Kirsten Spencer1, Adrian Farnham1, Vera Williams2, Patricia Lucas1 1AUT University, School of Sport and Recreation 2Unitec Institute of Technology, School of Sport Corresponding author email: simon.walters@aut.ac.nz Citation: Walters, S., Spencer, K., Farnham, A., Williams, V., Lucas, P. Humanistic sports coaching and the Marist organization: A multi-case study in the Philippines. Journal of Sport […]

Volume 5, Issue 9 published

Publication of Volume 5, Issue 9 The Journal of Sport for Development (JSFD) is pleased to announce the publication of its ninth issue. Click here to download the full issue (PDF, 1.6 MB) JSFD’s mission is to examine, advance and disseminate evidence, best practices, and lessons learned from Sport for Development programmes and interventions. JSFD […]