Interdisciplinary Social Sciences Conference, Hiroshima

HART members and associate members have produced a virtual lightning talk based on a current research project on ‘lived heat’ and thermoception in various physical cultures. The talk will play at the Twelfth International Conference on Interdisciplinary Social Sciences, International Continue reading Interdisciplinary Social Sciences Conference, Hiroshima

British Sociological Association conference 2017

HART Director and researcher, Professor Jacquelyn Allen-Collinson, presented HART’s work on the lived experience of asthma in sport, exercise and physical activity at the international annual conference of the British Sociological Association 2017. With over 830 delegates and 685 presentations, the BSA Continue reading British Sociological Association conference 2017

‘Heat is on’ in sport & physical cultures

An interdisciplinary and multi-institutional team of researchers is undertaking a sociological-phenomenological study of sporting embodiment and the senses in a range of physical cultures, including boxing, mixed martial arts, traditionalist Chinese martial arts, and distance running. The team comprises Prof Jacquelyn Allen-Collinson, Continue reading ‘Heat is on’ in sport & physical cultures

HART research on gender & dance

HART Director, Prof Jacquelyn Allen-Collinson, and HART Associates, Dr Helen Owton (The Open University) and Dr Helen Clegg (University of Northampton) have been undertaking a qualitative study investigating gender and embodiment in dance.  The project, which is being led by Dr Continue reading HART research on gender & dance

International research on embodiment

An international team of HART researchers is undertaking a sociological-phenomenological study of sporting embodiment and the senses, in a range of physical cultures, including  distance running, boxing, mixed martial arts, and traditionalist Chinese martial arts. The team comprises Dr Jacquelyn Allen-Collinson, Continue reading International research on embodiment