About Prof Jacquelyn Allen-Collinson

Professor in Sociology & Physical Culture, and Director, Health Advancement Research Team (HART) in the School of Sport & Exercise Science at the University of Lincoln.

Competitive swimming – new article

Gareth McNarry, a HART PhD student undertaking a dual doctorate with the University of Lincoln and the University of Copenhagen, has recently had published, as lead author, an article on the importance of reflexivity and bracketing in sociological/phenomenological research. In Continue reading Competitive swimming – new article

Welcome to Dr Noora Ronkainen

HART is delighted to welcome Dr Noora Ronkainen as a new research associate. Noora is a postdoctoral researcher at Liverpool John Moores University. Her research draws mainly on existential and narrative psychology in studying athletes’ and coaches’ career development, identity in Continue reading Welcome to Dr Noora Ronkainen

Physical activity & ageing in ex-Servicemen

Dr Rachel Williams, a former PhD student in HART and now one of our Associate Members, has recently had one of her articles from the doctoral study published in Qualitative Research in Sport, Exercise & Health*.  Rachel’s qualitative research explored Continue reading Physical activity & ageing in ex-Servicemen

‘Weather-wisdom’ in physical cultures

A multi-institutional team of researchers, led by HART’s Prof Jacquelyn Allen-Collinson, is undertaking a sociological research project on the lived experience of weather and the senses, and including ‘weather work’ and ‘temperature’ work in a range of different sports and Continue reading ‘Weather-wisdom’ in physical cultures

HART research informs golf report

Stacey Mitchell, a former research student in HART, supervised by Prof Jacquelyn Allen-Collinson & Dr Adam Evans (now at the University of Copenhagen), undertook her MSc by Research study on gender inequalities, practices and traditions within English golf. She now Continue reading HART research informs golf report