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Our Research

Featured Research Projects

Body Narratives in Sport and Physical Activity
Body Narratives in Sport and Physical Activity
How we learn to inhabit different bodies and know them over time is a complex relational process framed by the sports and physical activities we engage with and the social categories to which we belong.
Gender and Equestrian Sport
Gender and Equestrian Sport
Equestrian sport is unusual in that it is one of the few competitive sports in which men and women compete against each other on equal terms at all levels of competition, and so it offers an interesting site for exploring gender relations within sport and leisure.
Critical Approaches to Leisure and Sport Spaces
Critical Approaches to Leisure and Sport Spaces
Our Centre for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion has been researching critical approaches to leisure and sport spaces – looking into social relations and their impact, as well as resistance and negotiation for participation and representation in leisure and sport.
Preventing Doping in Sport
Preventing Doping in Sport
Doping scandals continue to plague the world of sport and research into this area has become an emerging strength of the Carnegie Faculty. Our research team – led by Dr Susan Backhouse - is committed to the development of effective anti-doping policy and practice, with a range of research initiatives underway across different social sciences.

Published Research

Research published by members of the Institute for Institute for Sport, Physical Activity & Leisure

Institute for Sport, Physical Activity & Leisure research: 2011-2016