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  1. Endurance Running

    A Socio-Cultural Examination

    Edited by William Bridel, Pirkko Markula, Jim Denison

    Series: Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

    Running is a fundamental human activity and holds an important place in popular culture. In recent decades it has exploded in popularity as a leisure pursuit, with marathons and endurance challenges exerting a strong fascination. This is the first book to examine running and endurance through a...

    To Be Published October 15th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Women and Exercise

    The Body, Health and Consumerism

    Edited by Eileen Kennedy, Pirkko Markula

    Series: Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

    Exercise for women is a heavily-laden social and embodied experience. While exercise promotion has become an increasingly visible part of health campaigns, obesity among women is rising, and studies indicate that women are generally less physically active than men. Women’s (lack of) exercise,...

    Published September 5th 2012 by Routledge

  3. Foucault, Sport and Exercise

    Power, Knowledge and Transforming the Self

    By Pirkko Markula-Denison, Richard Pringle

    Michel Foucault’s work profoundly influences the way we think about society, in particular how we understand social power, the self, and the body. This book gives an innovative and entirely new analysis of is later works making it a one-stop guide for students, exploring how Foucauldian theory can...

    Published September 13th 2006 by Routledge

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