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Waist Deep in Mud: A Socio-Cultural Analysis of Tough Mudder
The Tough Mudder (TM) event is a non-stop, multidiscipline, individual and team endurance obstacle race. This paper examines how TM participants identify withand understand TM and how in turn, it contributes to their ...
Subverting the Ideal? Canadian Female Bodybuilders' Resistance of Idealized Femininity
Women’s bodybuilding challenges the social construction of the female body as frail or limited (Bunsell, 2013). In the context of competitive bodybuilding, however, women’s colonization of the muscular body is policed ...
Yoga, Women, and Cancer: Experiences in a Specialized Yoga Program
The purpose of this project was to better understand the experiences of women with cancer who participated in a specialized yoga program at a studio in Toronto. The focus on this particular location served as a case study ...
Truth in Movement: An Exploration of Code-Switching in Physical Dialects
This paper will discuss my process towards finding authenticity in movement as it pertains to my performance of ‘The Man’ and ‘The Venus’ Chorus’ in Suzan-Lori Parks’ Venus. My research details how increased body awareness ...
Adult Women's Learn to Play Hockey Experiences: A Case Study
This research project examined the experiences of women enrolled in an Adult Learn-to-Play Hockey (ALTPH) program in Toronto, Ontario. This case study aimed to identify the barriers and facilitators to participation in ...