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

Swimmer

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

Visiting researcher, Dr Noora Ronkainen

Noora slide

We were delighted to welcome Dr Noora Ronkainen, one of our HART associate members, for a research visit to the University in January. Noora is currently working as a postdoctoral researcher at Liverpool John Moores University, in the School of Continue reading Visiting researcher, Dr Noora Ronkainen

Competitive swimming – new article

Gareth McNarry, a HART PhD student undertaking a dual doctorate with the University of Lincoln and the University of Copenhagen, has recently had published, as lead author, an article on the importance of reflexivity and bracketing in sociological/phenomenological research. In Continue reading Competitive swimming – new article

‘Weather-wisdom’ in physical cultures

Sunset

A multi-institutional team of researchers, led by HART’s Prof Jacquelyn Allen-Collinson, is undertaking a sociological research project on the lived experience of weather and the senses, and including ‘weather work’ and ‘temperature’ work in a range of different sports and Continue reading ‘Weather-wisdom’ in physical cultures