HART research on gender & dance

HART Director, Prof Jacquelyn Allen-Collinson, and HART Associates, Dr Helen Owton (The Open University) and Dr Helen Clegg (University of Northampton) have been undertaking a qualitative study investigating gender and embodiment in dance.  The project, which is being led by Dr Continue reading HART research on gender & dance

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

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

Ex-service personnel, physical activity & ageing

Rachel Williams, a full-time research student with HART, is undertaking a doctoral research project on ex-service personnel, as part of a wider HART programme on physical activity, physical cultures and embodiment, led by HART Director, Dr Jacquelyn Allen-Collinson.  As part of this Continue reading Ex-service personnel, physical activity & ageing

European Society for Symbolic Interaction

HART researchers, Dr Jacquelyn Allen-Collinson and Dr John Hockey (University of Gloucestershire) presented a paper on identity challenges and identity work vis-à-vis sporting embodiment and disrupted identity at the 6th European Society for the Study of Symbolic Interaction Conference, on Continue reading European Society for Symbolic Interaction