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  • Playing for God: Evangelical Women and the Unintended Consequences of Sports Ministry.
    Blazer, Annie (2015)
    New York: New York University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Sport; Women; Participant observation; Evangelical, U.S.A.; Gender role; Gender traditionalism; Historical; Athletes
  • Recomposition de l’univers philsophico-religieux chez les jeunes adultes pratiquants d’arts martiaux chinois au Québec. Vers une vision holistique du religieux-vécu.
    Larochelle, Dominic (2008)
    In François Gauthier and Jean-Philippe Perreault (eds.) Jeunes et religion au Québec. Québec: Presses de l’Université Laval, pp. 87-100.

    Associated Search Terms: Canada, Quebec; Lived religion; Martial arts; Athletes
  • Religion and American Adolescent Delinquency, Risk Behaviors and Constructive Social Activities.
    Smith, Christian, and Robert Faris (2002)
    Chapel Hill, North Carolina: National Study of Youth and Religion.

    Analyzes 1996 survey data from American adolescents (grade 12 students). Religious participation is shown to have benign correlates.

    Associated Search Terms: Tobacco; Drug; Adolescents; Athletics; Delinquency; Alcohol; Voluntarism; Education; Students, secondary; Practice
  • Reviving "Muscular Christianity": Gil Dodds and the Institutionalization of Sport Evangelism.
    Mathisen, James A. (1990)
    Sociological Focus 23:3: 233-249.

    Describes the American movement that includes the Sports Ambassadors, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, & International Sports Coalition.

    Associated Search Terms: Sports Ambassadors; Athletes; Evangelical, U.S.A.; Sport; International Sports Coalition; Fellowship of Christian Athletes
  • Involvement in Family, Religion, Education, Work, and Politics.
    Davidson, James D., Dean D. Knudsen, and Stephen H. Lerch (1983)
    Sociological Focus 16:1: 13-36.

    Analyzes questionnaire data from retired baseball players; shows participation in different kinds of social institution relatively independent of each other, but tending to group family with religion, & education, work, & politics together.

    Associated Search Terms: Athletes; Social participation; Differentiation
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