Existential & informal learning: talented youth athletes

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Over the past two years, a ground-breaking European-funded project, Learn2, has been taking place to investigate the role of existential and informal learning in the lives of young, talented, pre-elite athletes in Finland. The international, multi-disciplinary research team was led Continue reading Existential & informal learning: talented youth athletes

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

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

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

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