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

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

Doctoral success and awards

It has been a busy and celebratory time for HART members, Dr Hannah Henderson (School of Sport & Exercise Science), Dr Patricia Jackman (School of Sport & Exercise Science and also MTOUGH research group), and Dr Rachel Williams (Bradford Institute Continue reading Doctoral success and awards

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