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Synthia Sydnor

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Contact Information

225b Freer Hall
906 S Goodwin
M/C 052
Urbana, IL 61801
Associate Professor

Courses Taught

KIN 199, "Special Topics"
KIN/SOC 249, "Sport & Modern Society" 
KIN 494, "Special Topics, Cultural/Historical/Interpretive Studies in Kinesiology & Community Health"

Additional Campus Affiliations

Associate Professor Emerita, Kinesiology and Community Health

Recent Publications

Sydnor, S. (2023). Landscapes for Sport: Histories of Physical Exercise, Sport, and Health ed. by Sonja Dümpelmann (review). Journal of Sport History, 50(3), 435-436.

Adamson, B., Adamson, M., Clarke, C., Richardson, E. V., & Sydnor, S. (2022). Social Justice Through Sport and Exercise Studies: A Manifesto. Journal of Sport and Social Issues, 46(5), 407-444. Article 019372352210991.

Park, D. J., Shin, N. R., Sydnor, S., & Clarke, C. (2021). Ice Dancing to Arirang in the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympic Games: The Intersection of Music, Identity, and Sport. Sociology of Sport Journal, 38(1), 78-87.

Sydnor, S. (2021). Letters from a Sundown Town. In R. E. Rinehart, J. Kidd, & K. N. Barbour (Eds.), Ethnographic Borders and Boundaries: Permeability, Plasticity, and Possibilities (pp. 269-289). Peter Lang Publishing.

Sydnor, S. (2021). Social Theory for Sports Lovers. Kendall Hunt Publishing Co.

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