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Motherhood in the exercising female
Book Chapter
Roberts, C., & Kenttä, G. (2018). Motherhood in the exercising female. In C. Roberts, & J. J. Forsyth (Eds.), The Exercising Female: Science and its ApplicationRoutledge

Elite and recreational athlete mothers face a myriad of barriers to returning to sport and exercise postpartum. Led mainly by a still dominant gender ideology that labels females with distinctive childbearing and caregiving roles, the sporting enviro... Read More about Motherhood in the exercising female.

The psychology of female sport performance
Book Chapter
Roberts, C., Ferguson, L., & Mosewich, A. (2018). The psychology of female sport performance. In J. J. Forsyth, & C. Roberts (Eds.), The Exercising Female: Science and its ApplicationRoutledge

Ultimately, what we know and are taught about sport is gender-blind. That is to say that sport fails to take into account the different, diverse needs, and preferences of the exercising female. Gender is an individual difference that is often overloo... Read More about The psychology of female sport performance.

Athletic career termination in females
Book Chapter
Roberts, C. (2018). Athletic career termination in females. In J. J. Forsyth, & C. Roberts (Eds.), The Exercising Female: Science and its ApplicationRoutledge

Athletic career termination is understood to be a challenging process, where athletes often report experiencing a sense of loss, and find adaptation to a life after sport challenging. The way in which athletes cope with the demands of the athletic ca... Read More about Athletic career termination in females.

Introduction to the exercising female
Book Chapter
Forsyth, J. J., & Roberts, C. (2018). Introduction to the exercising female. In J. J. Forsyth, & C. Roberts (Eds.), The Exercising Female: Science and its ApplicationRoutledge

Recent efforts to increase women’s engagement in sport and exercise has had a positive impact, and participation levels in this population are on the increase. Additionally, within elite sport, there are more women on national teams at multisport maj... Read More about Introduction to the exercising female.

Knowing when, and how, to step out: Coach retirement
Book Chapter
Roberts, C., & Kenttä, G. (2019). Knowing when, and how, to step out: Coach retirement. In R. Thelwell, & M. Dicks (Eds.), Professional Advances in Sports Coaching: Research and PracticeRoutledge

The conceptual area of career termination in sports coaching is heavily paralleled with findings from the athlete population, yet coaches are a unique population to examine. Anecdotally, coaches are often former elite athletes who have already experi... Read More about Knowing when, and how, to step out: Coach retirement.

Athlete health & well-being: Athlete career transition
Book Chapter
Roberts, C., Tabano, J., & Taylor, J. Athlete health & well-being: Athlete career transition. In J. Taylor (Ed.), Comprehensive Applied Sport PsychologyRoutledge

Chapter on Athletic Career Transitions in the "Athlete Health & Well-being" section.