Physical activity & ageing in ex-Servicemen

Rach for HART

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

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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  

esearch 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

Thermal Objects Conference Hamburg

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