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A BIBLIOMETRIC STUDY OF THE ROLE OF WOMEN IN DOCTORAL THESES IN SPORTS SCIENCE

 

ABSTRACT

 

The aim of this paper is to analyze the role of women in sport science thesis, making a comparative study of gender from the perspectives of: a) author, b) director, c) members of the board, and d) Board presidency. 333 Doctoral Thesis were analyzed. The variables analyzed were: a) author, b) director, c) members of the board, and d) Board presidency. The results show that: a) 31.8% of the thesis is done by women, b) 68.2% of the men are led only by the 4.2% only by women, 4.8% its directors are mostly men, in the 1.5% its directors are mostly women and 21.3% in the director is shared equally, c) in 36.7% of doctoral theses, the boards are composed only by men, at 0.9% only by women, 54.5% mostly by men, and 7.2% mostly by women.

 

KEY WORDS

 

Bibliometrics, Doctoral Thesis, Female, Sport, Authoring, Director, Board.

 

 
Journal of Sport and Health Research - 2009