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

‘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

Research on high-altitude mountaineers and endurance  

HART Director, Prof Jacquelyn Allen-Collinson and MTOUGH Director, Dr Lee Crust, together with Dr Christian Swann of the University of Wollongong, Australia have been undertaking a phenomenological research project on the lived experience of high altitude mountaineering. Particular themes that Continue reading Research on high-altitude mountaineers and endurance  

Visiting scholar from Copenhagen

This term, HART has been delighted to welcome as a visiting scholar Mathias Sune Berg, an Associate Professor in teacher education at University College Capitol (UCC) in Copenhagen, specialising in physical education. Mathias is currently finishing his PhD in educational research in the Continue reading Visiting scholar from Copenhagen