2018 NASSS Annual Conference
Sport Soundtrack: Sport, Music, & Culture
Friday, November 2 • 8:00am - 9:15am
Understanding the Stories of Bodies, Selves and Lives: The Use of Narrative in Research

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Ted Butryn

Professor of Sport Sociology and Sport Psychology, San Jose State University

Jay Johnson

Mino-bimaadiziwin Through Mentorship: Decolonizing Methodologies and the Stories of Researchers, University of Manitoba
From 2017-2019, we have worked in partnership with two First Nation communities in Manitoba to gain community insight into what it means to be a part of the Indigenous Youth Mentorship Program (IYMP) and how the mentors experienced mino-bimaadiziwin through mentorship. While there... Read More →

Marta Mack-Washington

University of Kentucky

Matthew Masucci

San Jose State University
Session: Sport, Media, & TechnologyBikes and beats: Engaging the San José Bike Party through mobile video ethnographySouth of the San Francisco Bay on the third Friday of every month, thousands of residents take to the streets on their bicycles to join in on the novelty   of the... Read More →
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Kerry McGannon

Laurentian University, Canada
The mental health and career costs for professional athletes suffering from addiction to alcohol and other drugs are well-documented (Brownrigg et al., 2018;Jones, 2013). Few studies have explored the role of sport in addiction recovery, with research focusing on how sport environments... Read More →

Jenny McMahon

University of Tasmania
Eating Dis/Orders and Recovery: Athlete Autobiographies as Critical Discursive PedagogiesIn this presentation the cultural construction of eating dis/orders within the context of sport and intersecting meanings of ‘mental pain’ and ‘recovery’ is explored. Using sport autobiographies... Read More →

Jennifer Metz

Aurora University
A "Notorious" spectacle: Reading Conor McGregor through a narrative lensDespite considerable sociological and physical cultural studies work examining the notion of sport as spectacle, relatively little of that research has focused on the sport of mixed martial arts (MMA) in general... Read More →


Jennifert Metz

Aurora University

Friday November 2, 2018 8:00am - 9:15am PDT
Georgia A

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