Sports Scholar Profile | Jacquelyn Allen-Collinson, University of Lincoln

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  • Reader in the Sociology of Sport, University of Lincoln, UK
  • Director, Health Advancement Research Team (HART;


  • School of Sport & Exercise Science,
    University of Lincoln, Lincoln LN6 7TS UK
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Research  interest

  • The sociology of the senses in sport and exercise
  • Phenomenological explorations of sporting embodiment
  • Feminist phenomenology and women’s sporting experience

Ongoing research

  • Phenomenological explorations of sporting embodiment, including in relation to distance running, dance, women’s boxing
  • The lived experience of asthma and sporting/exercise embodiment

Selected publications

  • Allen-Collinson, J, Owton, H and Crust, L (2016) Opening up dialogues and airways: using vignettes to enrich asthma understandings in sport and exercise, Qualitative Research in Sport, Exercise & Health, 8 (4): 352-364.
  • Allen-Collinson, J and Hockey, J (2015) From a certain point of view: sensory phenomenological envisionings of running space and place, Journal of Contemporary Ethnography, 44 (1): 63-83. Podcast at:
  • Allen-Collinson, J and Leledaki, A (2015) Sensing the outdoors: a visual and haptic phenomenology of outdoor exercise embodiment, Leisure Studies, 34 (4): 457-470.
  • Allen-Collinson, J and Owton, H (2015) Intense embodiment: senses of heat in women’s running and boxing, Body & Society, 21 (2): 245-268. Video abstract:
  • Allen-Collinson, J and Owton, H (2014) Take a deep breath: asthma, sporting embodiment, the senses, and ‘auditory work’, International Review for the Sociology of Sport, 49 (5): 592-608. video abstract:


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