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Christopher R. Matthews
Nottingham Trent University
Martial artsSociologyPolitical scienceSocial scienceSocial psychology
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#1Alex ChannonH-Index: 11
#2Christopher R. Matthews (NTU: Nottingham Trent University)H-Index: 8
Last. Mathew Hillier (LBU: Leeds Beckett University)H-Index: 2
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The lack of power experienced by medical professionals working in various sport settings has been consistently evidenced by sociologists researching the provision of medical care to athletes. In th...
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#1Sarah Seymour-Smith (NTU: Nottingham Trent University)H-Index: 12
#2Brendan Gough (LBU: Leeds Beckett University)H-Index: 28
Last. Zoe Rutherford (LBU: Leeds Beckett University)H-Index: 6
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Objective: Obesity rates are increasing faster in men than in women, with particular concerns raised regarding older men. However, men are less likely than women to engage in weight-loss activities such as dieting, typically constructed as a feminine practice. Previous research has argued that men’s food consumption is notably different and unhealthier than women’s. The novel contribution of this article is an analysis of food assessments in order to explore how older men (mostly) undergoing wei...
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#1Alex Channon (University of Brighton)H-Index: 11
#2Christopher R. Matthews (NTU: Nottingham Trent University)H-Index: 8
Last. Mathew Hillier (LBU: Leeds Beckett University)
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Abstract Objective To explore the provision of medical care at ‘unlicensed’, full-contact amateur and lower-level professional combat sports competitions in England. Design Qualitative, mixed methods. Methods Observations totalling 200 hours of fieldwork shadowing medical professionals at 27 individual combat sports events, alongside formal, semi-structured interviews with 25 medical professionals, 7 referees and 9 promoters/event staff. Results Practices and standards vary widely. Event organis...
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Boxing is ‘all about bodies’; beautiful bodies, broken bodies and, sometimes, brain-damaged bodies. And while a lot of research has explored the physiological side of ‘punch drunk’ syndrome, far le...
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#1Alex ChannonH-Index: 11
#2Christopher R. Matthews (NTU: Nottingham Trent University)H-Index: 8
Last. Mathew HillierH-Index: 2
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#2Alex ChannonH-Index: 11
#1Christopher R. Matthews (NTU: Nottingham Trent University)H-Index: 8
#2Mark Jordan (University of Brighton)H-Index: 1
ABSTRACTThis research, which is based on the thoughts and experiences of coaches, athletes, officials and others involved in amateur boxing, explores the use of recreational drugs, supplements and ...
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