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JSFD releases latest publication

JSFD releases latest publication

JSFD has released its latest publication, which includes research on surf therapy in post-conflict Liberia, the impact of sport on adolescent girls of colour, and much more!

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

The Journal’s ninth volume includes the following five articles: 

  • “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 co-authored by Jamie Marshall, Brendon Ferrier, Philip B. Ward and Russell Martindale
  • Youth, “waithood,” and social change: Sport, mentoring, and empowerment in Sub-Saharan Africa co- authored by Mark Wagstaff and Andrew Parker
  • The Americanization of sport for development and peace: Examining American SDP intern experiences co-authored by 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 co- authored b Carlyn Kimiecik, Samantha Bates and Dawn Anderson-Butcher
  • Levelling up: Opportunities for sport for development to evolve through esport by Richard Loat

Make sure to download your copy of the publication here.

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.


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