HART research on golfing women

HART researchers, Stacey Mitchell (former MSc by Research student with HART), Dr Jacquelyn Allen-Collinson (Director of HART) and Dr Adam Evans (University of Copenhagen) have recently published an article in the journal Qualitative Research in Sport, Exercise & Sport, drawing on Continue reading HART research on golfing women

Outdoor exercise embodiment

HART researchers, Dr Jacquelyn Allen-Collinson and Dr Aspasia Leledaki (Independent Researcher and HART Associate Member), have recently published their work on the sensory dimensions of outdoor exercise, and the ways in which people engage in ‘making sense of the senses’. Continue reading Outdoor exercise embodiment

Research on leg ulcers

HART member, Geoff Middleton, is currently working alongside a number of colleagues,  Garry A Tew (University of York), Jonathan Michaels (University of Sheffield), Helen Crank, Markos Klonizakis and Anil Gumber (Sheffield Hallam University), studying the effects of exercise on the Continue reading Research on leg ulcers

Research on workplace weight-loss programme

HART members, Hannah Henderson and Geoff Middleton, have recently published research that highlights results from a workplace-based weight loss programme for employees working in the private and public sectors. The project was undertaken alongside a number of colleagues from the Continue reading Research on workplace weight-loss programme

HART research on asthma


P1060038HART researchers, Dr Jacquelyn Allen-Collinson and Dr Helen Owton (Open University), together with Prof Niro Siriwardena of the Community and Health Research Unit at Lincoln University, have recently published an article in Chest journal (the journal of the American College of Chest Physicians). The article, entitled: ‘Using a narrative approach in clinical practice to facilitate change in asthma patients’, investigates a framework for clinicians to listen to patients’ narratives, developed from a qualitative research project on the lived experience of asthma. The article explores how this approach can enhance communication, improve patient-clinician relationship, and foster better patient self-care. A link to the article can be found here