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Robert Book Jr

MA of Education


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Personal profile

Research areas

Current research is focused within athletic talent development environments with a special foucs in those environments located in underserved communities. Research focuses on the holistic ecological approach, cultural transitions, narrative research and career pathways. 

Education/Academic qualification

University of South Florida, Master in Physical Education


University of Maine, in physical education


Kalamazoo College, B.A in History


External positions

Consultant with B1909 Football Club

Sep 2019 → …

Research areas

  • Social Constructivism

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Research Output

  • 2 Journal article
  • 1 Contribution to newspaper - Newspaper article
  • 1 Net publication - Internet publication
  • Sink or swim: career narratives of two African American athletes from underserved communities in the United States

    Book, R. T., Henriksen, K. & Stambulova, N., 28. Jun 2020, In : Qualitative Research in Sport, Exercise and Health.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  • For many NBA players, finding a better high school was critical for success

    Book Jr, R., 21. Jun 2019, In : The Conversation.

    Research output: Contribution to journalContribution to newspaper - Newspaper articleCommunication

    Open Access
  • What can the United States teach Denmark about dual career athletes?

    Küttel, A. & Book Jr, R., 27. Aug 2019, 4 p.

    Research output: Other contributionNet publication - Internet publicationCommunication

    Open Access
  • Activities

    • 1 Organisation or participation in workshops, courses or seminars

    Qualitative Research Methods and Publication Strategies

    Robert Book Jr (Participant)

    Sep 2018

    Activity: Attending an eventOrganisation or participation in workshops, courses or seminars