Physical Activity and Sport in Later Life

Critical Perspectives

  • Emmanuelle Tulle
  • Cassandra Phoenix

Part of the Global Culture and Sport Series book series (GCS)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-ix
  2. Emmanuelle Tulle, Cassandra Phoenix
    Pages 1-8
  3. Paul Higgs, Chris Gilleard
    Pages 32-42
  4. Cassandra Phoenix, Noreen Orr
    Pages 101-112
  5. Back Matter
    Pages 187-189

About this book


This volume addresses key issues such as the cultural and discursive context in which physical activity is discussed; the process of becoming physically active; the role of care settings in enabling physical activity; pleasure; gender; and place and space.


Ageing Sport Body Pleasure research family physical activity sociology social gerontology sport science physical cultural studies health geography psychology capital care Cultural Studies dementia diabetes environment fitness Generation gerontology health intervention politics sports

Editors and affiliations

  • Emmanuelle Tulle
    • 1
  • Cassandra Phoenix
    • 2
  1. 1.Glasgow Caledonian UniversityUK
  2. 2.University of ExeterUK

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