Selected Publications

Applied Health Sciences - Kinesiology




Selected Publications

  • Ritchie, Ian (2014, In Press) "Sociological Theories of Sport." In Jane Crossman and Jay Sherer (editors), Social Dimensions of Canadian Sport. Toronto: Pearson.
  • Ritchie, Ian (2014) "Pierre de Coubertin, Doped 'Amateurs' and the 'Spirit of Sport': The Role of Mythology in Olympic Anti-Doping Policies." The International Journal of the History of Sport. DOI: 10.1080/09523367.2014.883500.
  • Ritchie, Ian and Jackson, Greg (2013) "Politics and 'Shock': Reactionary Anti-Doping Objectives in Canadian and International Sport." International Journal of Sport Policy and Politics (special issue: Anti-Doping and Moral Panic).
  • Ritchie, Ian (2012) “The Use of Performance-Enhancing Drugs in the Olympic Games: A Critical History.” In Helen Lenskyj and Stephen Wagg (editors), The Palgrave Handbook of Olympic Studies. Hampshire and New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 410-29.
  • Ritchie, Ian (2012) "Sociology of Sport." In John Nauright and Charles Parrish (editors), Sports Around the World: History, Culture, Practice (Vol. I). Santa Barbara, California: ABC-CLIO, 51-54.
  • Ritchie, Ian (2011) “‘Before and After 1968: Reconsidering the Introduction of Drug Testing in the Olympic Games.” In Stephen Wagg (editor), Myths and Milestones in the History of Sport (UK: Palgrave Macmillan), 141-158.
  • Ritchie, Ian (2010) “Marxism.” In S.W. Pope and John Nauright (editors), Routledge Companion to Sports History. London and New York: Routledge, 85-98.
  • Ritchie, Ian (2010) “The Sociology of Science: Sport, Training, and the Use of Performance-Enhancing Substances.” In Earl Smith (editor) Sociology of Sport and Social Theory, Champaign, Ill: Human Kinetics, 41-53.
  • Ritchie, Ian (2008) “Sociological Theories of Sport.” In Jane Crossman (editor) Canadian Sport Sociology (second edition), Toronto: Thomson/Nelson, 21-39.
  • Beamish, Rob and Ritchie, Ian (2007) “Totalitarian Regimes and Cold War Sport: Steroid ‘Übermenschen’ and ‘Ball Bearing Females’.” In Stephen Wagg and David Andrews (editors), East Plays West: Sport and the Cold War. London and New York: Routledge, 11-26.
  • Jackson, Greg and Ritchie, Ian (2007) “Leave it to the Experts: The Politics of ‘Athlete-Centeredness’ in the Canadian Sport System.” International Journal of Sport Management and Marketing (special issue: Managing Policy and Politics in Sport), Vol. 2, No. 4, 396-411.
  • Beamish, Rob and Ritchie, Ian (2006) Fastest, Highest, Strongest: A Critique of High-Performance Sport. London and New York: Routledge.
  • Beamish, Rob and Ritchie, Ian (2005) “From Fixed Capacities to Performance-Enhancement: The Paradigm Shift in the Science of ‘Training’ and the Use of Performance-Enhancing Substances.” Sport in History, Vol. 25, No. 3, December, 412-33.
  • Beamish, Rob and Ritchie, Ian (2004) “From Chivalrous ‘Brothers-in-Arms’ to the Eligible Athlete: Changed Principles and the IOC’s Banned Substance List.” International Review for the Sociology of Sport, 39(4), 355-71.
  • Ritchie, Ian (2003) “Sex Tested, Gender Verified: Controlling Female Sexuality in the Age of Containment.” Sport History Review, 34(1), 80-98.
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Ian Ritchie

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