New HART articles on performance swimming

It’s always uplifting to welcome in a New Year with new publications, and we are delighted to see published two articles on the sociology of performance swimming, led by HART Associate Member and former doctoral researcher, Dr Gareth McNarry. These Continue reading New HART articles on performance swimming

Welcome to Prof Tatiana Ryba

We are delighted to welcome Professor Tatiana V. Ryba as an Associate Member. Tatiana is a professor of sport psychology, currently holding research and teaching posts in the Department of Psychology and the Methodology Centre for Human Sciences at the University Continue reading Welcome to Prof Tatiana Ryba

International research on pre-elite youth sport

HART researchers, led by Dr Noora Ronkainen of the University of Jyväskylä and HART associate, in conjunction with Dr Tatiana Ryba (Jyväskylä) and Prof Jacquelyn Allen-Collinson (Lincoln), have been undertaking research, based in Finland, on the lives of pre-elite youth Continue reading International research on pre-elite youth sport

Doctoral success


We are delighted to announce that a current HART member, Gareth McNarry, one of our dual PhD studentship-funded students (Universities of Lincoln and Copenhagen) successfully defended his thesis at a public viva held at the University of Lincoln in September Continue reading Doctoral success

High-altitude Mountaineering Multi-disciplinary Research

esearch on high-altitude mountaineers and endurance

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