Opening Reception, Fifth International Conference on Sport & Society, Universidade Salgado de Oliveira, Niterói, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Fifth International Conference on Sport & Society, Universidade Salgado de Oliveira, Niterói, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Fifth International Conference on Sport and Society

  • 16–17 July 2014
  • Universidade Salgado de Oliveira, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

At A Glance...

2

Days of paper presentations, workshops/interactive sessions, posters, and colloquia.

135+

Delegates from all over the world who attended the Fifth International Conference on Sport and Society.

22

Countries represented.

2014 Special Focus: Sport and Development

On sport as a mechanism of development. Considers sports and sporting events as opportunities for global cooperation and development goals across a range of areas. Explores the impact of sports and sporting events on communities, nations, and international relations.

Plenary Speakers

The Fifth International Conference on Sport and Society featured plenary sessions by some of the world’s leading thinkers and innovators in the field.

Roberto Ferreira dos Santos

Roberto Ferreira dos Santos

Ph.D., Coordinator, Physical Activity Sciences, Salgado de Oliveira University, Brazil

"The Teaching-learning Process in Physical Education: A Case Study"

Richard Giulianotti

Richard Giulianotti

Professor, School of Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences, Loughborough University, UK; Professor II, Telemark University College, Norway

Graduate Scholar Awardees

For each conference, a small number of Graduate Scholar Awards are given to outstanding graduate students who have an active academic interest in the conference area. The Award with its accompanying responsibilities provides a strong professional development opportunity for graduate students at this stage in their academic careers. The 2014 Graduate Scholar Awardees are listed below.

Marcos Amos

Marcos Amos

South Carolina State University, US

Christel Beverly

Christel Beverly

Michigan State University, US

Emily Hayday

Emily Hayday

The University of Kent, UK

Robert Malengreau

Robert Malengreau

University of Oxford, UK

Joshua Matthewman

Joshua Matthewman

The University of Ottawa, Canada

Saurabh Mishra

Saurabh Mishra

National University of Juridical Sciences, India

Luke Pickard

Luke Pickard

University of Huddersfield, UK

Hector R. Rivera-Rivera

Hector R. Rivera-Rivera

University of Southern Mississippi, US

Tshepang Tshube

Tshepang Tshube

Michigan State University, US

Manuel Veth

Manuel Veth

King’s College, UK