Conclusion: The future of disability sport research

P. David Howe, Ben Powis, James Brighton

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    In this chapter, Howe, Powis and Brighton consider the future of disability sport research. Building upon our manifesto and the book’s key themes, the authors pointedly ask, “Who represents the field?” and reflect upon how they believe the field needs to change moving forward. This discussion of representation includes the need for more disabled scholars, more globally and ethnically diverse voices and the translation of non-English scholarship. As well as representation, the authors reinforce their plea for theoretically and methodologically robust research and highlight the multifaceted ways in which Researching Disability Sport has showcased the high-quality scholarship that is required to advance the field. Finally, the chapter ends with a call for action that the authors hope will embolden a new generation of disability sport researchers.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationResearching disability sport
    Subtitle of host publicationTheory, method, practice
    EditorsBen Powis, James Brighton, P. David Howe
    Number of pages4
    ISBN (Electronic)9781003153696
    ISBN (Print)9780367721565
    Publication statusPublished - 12 Dec 2022

    Publication series

    NameDisability Sport and Physical Activity Cultures

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