Sporting embodiment: sports studies and the (continuing) promise of phenomenology

  title={Sporting embodiment: sports studies and the (continuing) promise of phenomenology},
  author={Jacquelyn Allen-Collinson},
  journal={Qualitative Research in Sport and Exercise},
  pages={279 - 296}
Whilst in recent years sports studies have addressed the calls ‘to bring the body back in’ to theorisations of sport and physical activity, the ‘promise of phenomenology’ remains largely under‐realised with regard to sporting embodiment. Relatively few accounts are grounded in the ‘flesh’ of the lived sporting body, and phenomenology offers a powerful framework for such analysis. A wide‐ranging, multi‐stranded and interpretatively contested perspective phenomenology in general has been taken up… 
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