High-altitude Mountaineering Multi-disciplinary Research

In recent years, members of MTOUGH and HART have been working in an exciting research collaboration in a multi-disciplinary and phenomenologically-oriented series of research projects on high-altitude mountaineering, involving in-depth interviews with élite mountaineers across the globe. From a sport Continue reading High-altitude Mountaineering Multi-disciplinary Research

Visiting researcher, Dr Noora Ronkainen

We were delighted to welcome Dr Noora Ronkainen, one of our HART associate members, for a research visit to the University in January. Noora is currently working as a postdoctoral researcher at Liverpool John Moores University, in the School of Continue reading Visiting researcher, Dr Noora Ronkainen

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

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