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Final Report – Digital Health Generation Study

Really excited that our research project report is now available for download from here: www.digitalhealthgeneration.net Thank you to everyone who contributed to the development of this project and, especially, to the Wellcome Trust for their commitment to its work.     Digital Health and Young People Overview This project will begin to address major and …

The end of the affair? Why London2012 ‘inspiration’ could be short-lived

As the London2012 Olympic Games drew to a spectacular end this week, attention quickly turned to the future and potential legacy and ‘inspiration’ it will deliver. This word has populated the media landscape and a quick search for #inspiration on twitter will give some indication of its prevalence. Unsurprisingly, the capacity for sport to ‘inspire’ …

Pedagogy and Physical Cultural Studies

New article published on pedagogy and physical cultural studies in the Sociology of Sport Journal Exploring the Relationship Between Pedagogy and Physical Cultural Studies: The Case of New Health Imperatives in Schools This paper explores how we might better engage with pedagogy as a feature of the growing field of Physical Cultural Studies (Andrews, 2006). …

Seminar Funding

In June 2006, the society for educational studies put out a call for proposals for colleagues interesting in hosting one of three regional research seminars on behalf of the SES as a follow up to the themes explored during the society’s 2006 Anual seminar in London – Every child matters: A consideration and critique – Challenges …

Genetic Technology and Sport: Focus on Genotyping, Genetic Tests and Selection

On Friday 29th Septmber 2006 I attended a meeting at UK sport, Chaired by Dr Andy Miah, on Geneotyping, Genetics and Selection in Sport. I had recently co-authored an article on this issue (Miah, A., and Rich, E (2006) Genetic Tests for Ability?: talent identification and the value of an open future, Sport Education and …