september 2016

‘Playing within the rules’ – Power, the sporting superstar and the culture of sport

British sport is imbued with a strong ethic of ‘fair play’. The concept of amateurism promoted ‘pure’ sport, played for its own sake, unadulterated by commercial influences. But for all their amateur bluster…

Missing the point over burkinis, breastfeeding and the myths of testosterone

The northern summer of 2016 was marked by some unexpectedly intense politics. Summer is not usually a time for ontological debate, but this past summer two policy decisions and the subsequent news and…

En lovsång till idrottsforum.org

idrottsforum.org introducerade mig i den idrottsvetenskapliga världen. Den idrottsvetenskapliga miljön, där idrottsforum.org var central, inspirerade och utmanade mig, och jag gjorde ett vägval som innebar att jag ändrade avhandlingsområde och skrev en helt…