Research on Health Trainers

Research seminar 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

‘Race’, gender, marijuana & sport

Dr Nik Dickerson, HART researcher and Lecturer in Sport Sociology in the School of Sport & Exercise Science, presented his research on mediated representations of ‘race’, gender, marijuana use, and sport, at the recent European Association for American Studies (EAAS) Continue reading ‘Race’, gender, marijuana & sport

BSA conference presentation on MND

BSA conference presentation on MND

Director of HART, Prof Jacquelyn Allen-Collinson, and HART Associate, Dr Amanda Pavey, Senior Regional Advisor for the Motor Neuron Disease Association of Queensland, presented research on the lived experience of Motor Neurone Disease (MND), also known as ALS, at this Continue reading BSA conference presentation on MND

International research on embodiment

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

Workplace Challenge

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