Resources for SHL Olympics Special

We will be including links to resources from the talks, but if you’ve got a resource that you think would be useful to share, please send the link to

Gender and sport: what the Olympics can tell us

Exercise, sport and mental health

The Coach-Athlete relationship

The development of the modern Olympics

Sport and fitness team blog (academic articles and commentary related to the Olympics and other sporting events)

Studying Sport and Fitness at the OU.

Sport and fitness team blog.

Video case study about exercise and mental health.



Social Media Board Image Attributions

Olympic Stadium

By Diamond Geezer (Own Work) [CC BY-NC-ND 2.0 ( Via Flickr

Olympic stadium / Athens

By Argyropoulos (Own Work) [CC BY-NC-ND 2.0 ( Via Flickr

Athens Velodrome

By Dkoukoul (Own work) [CC BY-SA 3.0 (], via Wikimedia Commons

Winter Olympics Games [CC BY 3.0 ( or CC BY 4.0 (], via Wikimedia Commons

Summer Olympics opening ceremony

By TSGT Rick Sforza [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

Cidade Maravilhosa

By Rafael Rabello de Barros (Own work) [CC BY-SA 3.0 (], via Wikimedia Commons

1896 Olympic opening ceremony

See page for author [Public domain],

Tokyo opening ceremony

Australian Paralympic Committee [CC BY-SA 3.0 ( or CC BY-SA 3.0 (], via Wikimedia Commons

Olympic Final 2000

By cartoonist for the Berliner Illustrierte Zeitung (scanned from a facsimile of the original) [Public domain],

Marathon Hicks1904

See page for author [Public domain],

Main Stage Credits:

Nathan Hughes Hamilton: Map of the Peloponnese,

Darren Foreman: Panathenaic stadium

IIP Photo Archive: 1912 Olympians,

Craig Nagy: Hitler @ Olympic Stadium

Joe Pemberton: London 1948 Olympics

Nzinga Tiye: Freedom

Brent Moore: Wilma Rudolph Statue

Bill Abbott: Black Power salute by US medalists at Mexico City Olympics.

In remembrance of the victims of Palestinian "Black September" terrorism against the Israeli men's team at the 1972 Munich Olympic Games: The Happy Rower

Mike Licht: Olympic Torch Run Peaceful

Ashley Van Haeften: "Magic" (Ben) Johnson, the Olympic gold medallist sprinter Wellcome L0053203

Zachary Jean Paradis: Olympic volunteer