Tag archives for 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 […]

Sports-for-development gender equality impacts from a basketball programme: Shifts in attitudes and stereotyping in Senegalese youth and coaches

Katherine L. Meyer1, Kathleen M. Roche1 1 The George Washington University, Milken Institute School of Public Health Corresponding author email: klmeyer@gwmail.gwu.edu Citation: Meyer, K.L., Roche, K.M. Sports-for-development gender equality impacts from basketball programme: Shifts in attitudes and stereotyping in Senegalese youth and coaches . Journal of Sport for Development. 2017; 5(9): 49-57. Download article as […]

A systematic overview of sport for development and peace organisations

Per G. Svensson1, Hilary Woods2 1 Louisiana State University, School of Kinesiology 2 Independent Scholar Corresponding author email: psvensson@lsu.edu Citation: Svensson, P.G., Woods, H. A systematic overview of sport for development and peace organisations. Journal of Sport for Development. 2017; 5(9): 36-48. Download article as PDF ABSTRACT The boundaries of Sport for Development and Peace […]

Challenges and strategies for success of a sport-for-development programme for First Nations, Métis and Inuit youth

Tanya Halsall1, Tanya Forneris2 1Department of Human Kinetics, University of Ottawa 2Health and Exercise Sciences, University of British Columbia Corresponding author email: twitt081@uottawa.ca Citation: Halsall, T., Forneris, T. Challenges and strategies for success of a sport-for-development programme for First Nations, Métis and Inuit youth. Journal of Sport for Development. 2016;4(7):39-57 Download article as PDF ABSTRACT […]

Reflections from scholars on barriers and strategies in sport-for-development research

Jon Welty Peachey1, Adam Cohen1,2 1 University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign 2 Texas Tech University Corresponding author email: jwpeach@illinois.edu Citation: Peachey, J.W., Cohen, A. Reflections from scholars on barriers and strategies in sport-for- development research. 2015; 3(4): 16-27. Download article as PDF Abstract Although there is a plethora of literature calling for changes and improvements […]