Gender in Sport and Exercise Psychology

  • Diane L. Gill
  • Cindra S. Kamphoff


In this chapter, gender psychology meets sport and exercise psychology. For many readers, this is a first meeting, and an introduction is in order. Sport and exercise psychology is located in a much different context than most of the other psychology areas covered in this handbook. Although academic and clinical psychologists have engaged in sport and exercise psychology research or consulted with athletes and exercisers, for the most part, sport and exercise psychology faculty, courses, graduate programs, and research activities are found in departments of kinesiology or exercise and sport science.


Physical Activity Body Image Eating Disorder Sexual Harassment Gender Stereotype 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Diane L. Gill
    • 1
  • Cindra S. Kamphoff
    • 2
  1. 1.University of North CarolinaGreensboroUSA
  2. 2.Minnesota State UniversityMankatoUSA

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