Women in sport

Carol A. Osborne, Fiona Skillen

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    Abstract

    This short introduction reflects upon the relatively improved representation of women in sports history and its historiography. It highlights the similar challenges faced by those researching women in sport and those researching women's history more generally. In addition to identifying the need for more empirical research around female participation in ‘sport’, it notes the importance of moving beyond this conceptual territory to physical culture. Only then can an adequate understanding of the kinesthetic experiences of girls and women in particular times, places and spaces be achieved.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)655-661
    Number of pages6
    JournalWomen's History Review
    Volume24
    Issue number5
    Early online date21 May 2015
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 2015

    Keywords

    • women
    • sport
    • history
    • gender

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