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dc.contributor.authorBeltran-Carrillo, Vicente J.
dc.contributor.authorDevis-Devis, Jose
dc.contributor.authorPeiro-Velert, Carmen
dc.contributor.authorBrown, David
dc.identifier.citationBeltrán-Carrillo, V.J., Devís-Devís, J., Peiró-Velert, C. and Brown, D.H.K. (2010) 'When physical activity participation promotes inactivity: negative experiences of Spanish adolescents in physical education and sport', Youth & Society, 44(1), pp.3-27.en_US
dc.identifier.issn0044-118X (print)
dc.identifier.issn1552-8499 (online)
dc.descriptionThis article was published in Youth & Society on 1 December 2010 (online), available at
dc.description.abstractThis article analyses negative experiences in physical education and sport reported during qualitative interviews of a group of inactive adolescent Spanish boys and girls. The purpose of this analysis is twofold. First and most important, it seeks to give voice to these young people reporting negative experiences and connect them to contexts of physical activity and sport in which they occurred in order to show how, ironically, inactivity is an unintended consequence. Second, the authors attempt to connect inactivity through negative experiences by drawing on conceptual notions of a gendered performativity culture, and symbolic violence. The authors conclude by commenting on how these insights may be useful to critically reflect on physical activity programs, which are too often considered an unquestionable good for all pupils who experience themen_US
dc.publisherSage Publishersen_US
dc.relation.ispartofseriesYouth & Society
dc.subjectadolescence inactivityen_US
dc.subjectperformativity cultureen_US
dc.subjectsymbolic violenceen_US
dc.titleWhen Physical Activity Participation Promotes Inactivity: Negative Experiences of Spanish Adolescents in Physical Education and Sporten_US

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