Lecturer in Sport Sociology/Physical Culture, Cardiff Metropolitan University

With a background in sport, exercise and health sciences, I specialised in the sociology of physical culture alongside qualitative methodology. Since 2005, I have engaged in research on traditionalist Chinese and contemporary Mexican martial arts, examining themes such as ageing, ethnicity, gender, health, identity and religion from a sociological and an anthropological perspective respectively. I am currently interested in the relationships between martial arts and health/wellbeing from an interdisciplinary perspective.

Experience

  • –present
    Lecturer in Sport Sociology/Physical Culture, Cardiff Metropolitan University

Education

  • 2011 
    University of Exeter, PhD in Sport and Health Sciences