Published Research

Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles

Smith-Tran, Alicia. 2017. “The ‘Black Middle-Class Toolkit’ as a Framework for Understanding the Cultural Implications of Recreational Running.” Sociological Focus (In Press).

Smith-Tran, Alicia. 2017. “Muscle as Medicine: An Autoethnographic Study of Coping with Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome through Strength Training.” Qualitative Research in Sport, Exercise and Health. DOI: 10.1080/2159676X.2017.1366932.

Kahana, Eva, Boaz Kahana, Kaitlyn Barnes Langendoerfer, Baruch Kahana, and Alicia Smith-Tran. 2016. “Elderly Cancer Survivors Reflect on Coping Strategies During the Cancer Journey.” Journal of Gerontology and Geriatrics Research 5(337).


Peer-Reviewed Book Chapters

Smith-Tran, Alicia. 2017. “‘A Chocolate Chip in a Sea of Milk’: Black Women Reflect on the Challenges of Embodying the Runner Identity.” In Women in Sports: Breaking Barriers, Facing Obstacles, edited by Adrienne N. Milner and Jomills Henry Braddock.

Kahana, Jeffrey, Eva Kahana, and Alicia Smith-Tran. 2017. “A Life Course Perspective on Disability in Old Age.” Pp. 73-94 in Disability and Aging: Learning from Both to Empower the Lives of Older Adults. Boulder,CO: Lynne Rienner Publishers.