Volume 9, Issue 1 published

· Sport and Peace

Publication of Volume 9, Issue 1

The Journal of Sport for Development (JSFD) is pleased to announce the publication of the first issue of the journal’s ninth volume.

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JSFD’s mission is to advance, examine and disseminate evidence and best practices for programs and interventions that use sport to promote development, health and/or peace. JSFD is the first peer-reviewed, open-access journal devoted to exclusively publishing research from the field of Sport for Development.

Articles in this issue

“I feel happy when I surf because it takes stress from my mind”: An Initial Exploration of Program Theory within Waves for Change Surf Therapy in Post-Conflict Liberia
Jamie Marshall, Brendon Ferrier, Philip B. Ward, Russell Martindale

Youth, “waithood,” and social change: Sport, mentoring, and empowerment in Sub-Saharan Africa
Mark Wagstaff, Andrew Parker

The Americanization of sport for development and peace: Examining American SDP intern experiences
Michael S. Dao, Jessica W. Chin

Examining the impact of a sport-based positive youth development program for adolescent girls of color: A mixed methods study
Carlyn Kimiecik, Samantha Bates, Dawn Anderson-Butcher

Levelling up: Opportunities for sport for development to evolve through esport
Richard Loat

Thank you to the authors and reviewers who contributed to this issue.

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