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

‘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

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  

Thermal Objects Conference Hamburg

HART Associate member, Dr John Hockey of the University of Gloucestershire, recently gave an invited presentation at a conference sponsored by the University of Hamburg, Germany.  The conference ‘Thermal Objects: Theorising Temperatures and the Social’, brought together a selection of Continue reading Thermal Objects Conference Hamburg