Research on Local Healthy Food

Over the last fifteen years or so there has been a huge growth in interest in local food in cities and towns throughout the western world.  A 12-month HART research project on ‘Local Food in Lincolnshire: improving access to healthy, affordable Continue reading Research on Local Healthy Food

HART at Social Science Research Showcase

HART researchers, Ms Rachel Williams and Prof Jacquelyn Allen-Collinson, alongside Dr Alkisti Olympiou from the MTOUGH research group, were recently involved in the University’s Social Science Research Showcase event in early July.  Rachel presented her doctoral research on Physical activity, Continue reading HART at Social Science Research Showcase

Research on Health Trainers

HART is undertaking a research project on Health Trainers (HTs), funded by the University’s Research Infrastructure Fund. The research commenced in 2014, with an interdisciplinary team comprising: Mr Geoff Middleton (project coordinator), Ms. Rachel Williams (PhD student), Prof Jacquelyn Allen-Collinson (PI), Dr Lee Continue reading Research on Health Trainers

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

The Workplace Challenge – physical activity

HART researchers Alice Carter (former MSc by Research student), Dr Adam Evans (University of Copenhagen), Geoff Middleton, and Dan Bishop, have recently published an article in the journal Qualitative Research in Sport, Exercise and Health. The article, entitled: ‘Personal goals, group performance and ‘social’ networks: participants’ Continue reading The Workplace Challenge – physical activity