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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 book reviews. SHR has recently published articles on self-reflection in sport studies; medical societies, military societies, and the reconstruction of France (1916–1925); and U.K. association football and betting in the 1930s. 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 may visit the SHR website to sign up for the free notification of the table of contents, which details the articles and authors for each new issue.
Institutional subscriptions are offered in the same formats mentioned previously as well as print only. Institutional subscriptions must be placed by phone.
Don Morrow, PhD, is a professor at Western University in London, Ontario, Canada, where he teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in sport history; sport literature; history of exercise, health, and medicine and the body; alternative and complementary health; and health promotion. Morrow has authored eight books; his most recent is Sport in Canada: A History, Third Revised Edition (2013), which he coauthored with Kevin B. Wamsley. He has also written more than 100 peer-reviewed articles. Morrow has been the editor of Sport History Review since 1996, is past president of the North American Society for Sport History and the Sport Literature Association, and is an elected international fellow of the American Academy of Kinesiology and Physical Education.
Carly Adams, PhD, is an associate professor at the University of Lethbridge in Lethbridge, 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 Ontario History. Committed to sharing her research beyond academic audiences, she is also the author of Queens of the Ice (2011). Adams has served on a number of editorial boards, and she was the book review editor for Sport History Review from 2007 to 2013.