Women and Exercise : The Body, Health and Consumerism
By: Kennedy, Eileen.
Contributor(s): Markula, Pirkko.Material type: TextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society: Publisher: Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, 2011Edition: 1.Description: 1 online resource (317 p.).ISBN: 9780203839300.Subject(s): Exercise for women | Exercise for women | Women - Health and hygiene | Women -- Health and hygiene | Women in mass media | Women in mass mediaGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Women and Exercise : The Body, Health and ConsumerismDDC classification: 613.7/045 | 613.7045 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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Book Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction: Beyond Binaries: Contemporary Approaches to Women and Exercise; Part I: The Business of Exercise: Selling and Consuming Fitness; 1 Love Your Body?: The Discursive Construction of Exercise in Women's Lifestyle and Fitness Magazines; 2 Women Developing and Branding Fitness Products on the Global Market: The Method Putkisto Case; 3 'Folding': A Feminist Intervention in Mindful Fitness; Part II: Body Trouble: Fat Women and Exercise; 4 Fit, Fat and Feminine?: The Stigmatization of Fat Women in Fitness Gyms
5 I Am (Not) Big . . . It's the Pictures that Got Small: Examining Cultural and Personal Exercise Narratives and the Fear of Fat6 Large Women's Experiences of Exercise; 7 Obesity, Body Pedagogies and Young Women's Engagement with Exercise; Part III: In the Name of Health: Women's Exercise and Public Health; 8 The Significance of Western Health Promotion Discourse for Older Women from Diverse Ethnic Backgrounds; 9 Growing Old (Dis)Gracefully?: The Gender/Aging/Exercise Nexus; 10 "Doing Something That's Good For Me": Exploring Intersections of Physical Activity and Health
Part IV: Lived Body Experiences: Exercise, Embodiment and Performance11 The New 'Superwoman': Intersections of Fitness, Physical Culture and the Female Body in Romania; 12 Keep Your Clothes On!: Fit and Sexy Through Striptease Aerobics; 13 Becoming Aware of Gendered Embodiment: Female Beginners Learning Aikido; 14 Running Embodiment, Power and Vulnerability: Notes Toward a Feminist Phenomenology of Female Running; Contributors; Index
This volume examines women''s contradictory experiences of their bodies, health and exercise within the cultural context of consumerism. Featuring contributions by leading scholars on women and exercise across North America and Europe, this timely examination of women, exercise and fitness will shape the international dialogue on these critical issues.
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