Relevant Publications by Group Members

  • Sparkes, A.C., Brighton, J. & Inckle, K. (2017) Imperfect perfection and wheelchair bodybuilding: Challenging ableism or reproducing normalcy? Sociology
  • Brighton, J.  Disability, spinal cord injury and strength and conditioning: Sociological considerations. Strength and Conditioning Journal 
  • Brighton, J. & Williams, T. (2017) Using interviews to explore experiences of physical disability in sport and physical activity. In: Medcalf, R. & Mackintosh, C. (eds.) Researching Difference in Sport and Physical Activity. Palgrave.
  • Gubby, L. and Wellard, I. (2015) Sporting equality and gender neutrality in korfball. Sport in Society. ISSN 1743-0437.
  • Pickard, A. (2007) ‘Girls, Bodies and Pain: Negotiating the Body in Ballet’ In Wellard, I. (ed.) Re-thinking Gender and Youth Sport, London: Routledge, pp. 36-50.
  • Pickard, A. and Bailey, R. (2009) Crystallising experiences among young elite dancers, Sport, Education and Society, 14 (2), pp. 165-181.
  • Bailey, R. and Pickard, A. (2010) Body Learning: examining the processes of skill learning in dance, Sport, Education and Society, 15(3), pp. 367-382
  • Pickard, A. (2012) Schooling the dancer: the evolution of an identity as a ballet dancer, Research in Dance Education, 13 (1), pp. 25-46
  • Sparkes, A.C., Brighton, J., & Inkle, K. (2012). Disabled sporting bodies as sexual beings: Reflections and challenges.  In: E. Anderson & J.Hargreaves (Eds.) The Routledge Handbook on Sport, Gender and Sexuality. London: Routledge
  • Wellard, I. and Secker, M. (2017) ‘Visions’ for children’s health and wellbeing: exploring the complex and arbitrary processes of putting theory into practice. Sport, Education and Society. ISSN 1357-3322.
  • Wellard, I. and Pickard, A. (2017) The pleasures and pains in the sporting zone: an embodied perspective. In: Jordan, T., Woodward, K. and McClure, B., eds. Culture, Identity and Intense Performativity: Being in the Zone. Antimonies. London: Routledge. ISBN 9781138185920
  • Wellard, I. (2016) Gendered Performances in Sport: an embodied approach, Palgrave Communications, (DOI: 10.1057/palcomms.2016.3)
  • Wellard, I. (2016) Researching Embodied Sport. London: Routledge.
  • Wellard, I. (2013) Sport, Fun and Enjoyment: an embodied approach, London: Routledge.
  • Wellard, I. (2012) Starting points and destinations: negotiating factual and fictional pathways. Sport, Education and Society.Vol 17 (5).
  • Wellard, I. (2012) Body Reflexive Pleasures: exploring bodily experiences within the context of sport and physical activity, Sport, Education and Society. Vol 17 (1).
  • Wellard, I. (2011) Girls and Physical Activities: an update, Education and Health, Vol 29 (3).
  • Wellard, I. (2011) Sexuality and Youth Sport in Dagkas, S. &Armour, K. Inclusion and Exclusion through Youth Sport. London: Routledge.
  • Wellard, I. (2009) Sport Masculinities and the Body. New York: Routledge.
  • Wellard, I. (2007) Rethinking Gender and Youth Sport. London: Routledge.
  • Wellard, I. Pickard, A. & Bailey, R. (2007) 'A shock of electricity just sort of goes through my body': Physical activity and embodied reflexive practices in young female ballet dancers, Gender and Education Vol 19 (1). 79-91. 
  • Wellard, I. (2006) Re-thinking abilities. Sport, Education and Society Vol. 11(3).
  • Wellard, I. (2006) Able Bodies and Sport Participation: Social constructions of physical ability Sport, Education and Society Vol 11(2).


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