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  • Whose Body is it Anyway?

    Achieving Wellbeing Through Sport and Activity

    By Ian Wellard

    There is a widespread interest in wellbeing, the healthy body and public health. However, there are also many simplistic and uncritical interpretations of what wellbeing or a healthy body should ‘look like’. By focusing upon wellbeing through examples taken from fitness related activities, which…

    Paperback – 2018-09-27 
    Routledge

  • Researching Embodied Sport

    Exploring movement cultures

    Edited by Ian Wellard

    Despite a growing interest in the sociology of the body, there has to date been a lack of scholarly work addressing the embodied aspects which form a central part of our understanding and experience of sport and movement cultures. Researching Embodied Sport explores the political, social and…

    Paperback – 2017-03-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • Sport, Fun and Enjoyment

    An Embodied Approach

    By Ian Wellard

    Sport, Fun and Enjoyment explores the pleasurable aspects of sport within the context of everyday recreational and competitive physical activities. While much recent work has focused on the relationships between physical activity, health and wellbeing, much less attention has been paid to pleasure…

    Paperback – 2015-05-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Physical Education and Youth Sport

  • Sport, Masculinities and the Body

    By Ian Wellard

    This groundbreaking work explores masculinity and the body within sports. Sports continue to retain expectations for presentations of specific forms of masculinity. The body is central to these presentations. These everyday bodily performances are rehearsed and performed either successfully or…

    Paperback – 2012-02-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • Rethinking Gender and Youth Sport

    Edited by Ian Wellard

    Much writing on gender and sport is focused upon the negative impact of girls’ exclusion from the arena, suggesting by inference that current practice in sport and physical education offers an uncomplicatedly positive sport experience for boys, and that gender, in and of itself, offers a simple…

    Paperback – 2007-10-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Physical Education and Youth Sport

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