Sport History Review (SHR) is a forum for scholarly work in the
field of sport history. A continuation of the Canadian Journal of
History of Sport, SHR is an essential resource for those
wishing to deepen their knowledge of sport and its history.
Sport History Review (SHR) is a forum for scholarly work in sport history. Continually published since 1970, and with an editorial board that reflects the international diversity of its contents, SHR offers a solid approach to research and writing in the broad field of sport history. Submissions to SHR undergo a rigorous review process, providing readers with the most authoritative information on topics in the field. As a continuation of the Canadian Journal of History of Sport, SHR is an essential resource for those wishing to deepen their knowledge of sport and to understand the ongoing human fascination with sport.
SHR has published methodological and research notes, scholarly articles, themed issues, commentaries, and reviews of well-established books. SHR recently published a unique 10-year retrospective that showcases seven outstanding articles published in the years 2005 to 2014. In future issues, the journal will continue to publish authoritative articles that deepen understanding of sport history and its relevance today.
For individual subscribers, SHR is available in online-only or print plus online subscription formats. Both versions allow subscribers full access to the journal’s authoritative content and online access to digital archives of back issues. Those who wish to stay updated on recent content should visit the SHR website to sign up for e-mailed notification of the new tables of contents.
Institutional subscriptions are offered in the same formats mentioned previously as well as print only. Institutional subscriptions must be placed by phone.
Carly Adams, PhD, is an associate professor at the University of
Lethbridge in Alberta, Canada, where she teaches courses in sport
history, gender, the Modern Olympic Movement, and qualitative
interviewing. Adams’ recent publications include articles in the Journal
of Sport History, the International Review for the Sociology of
Sport, and the Journal of Canadian Studies. Committed to
sharing her research beyond academic audiences, she is the author of the
young readers’ book Queens of the Ice (2011). Adams has
served on several editorial boards, including the Journal of Sport
History, the Sociology of Sport Journal, and the International
Journal of the History of Sport. She served as the associate editor
from 2014 to 2015 and as book review editor from 2007 to 2013 for Sport