Tag Archives: research

Research 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…

‘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…

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…

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…

The Workplace Challenge – physical activity

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,…