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Sport Studies Leisure and Nutrition

Dr Lindsey Gaston

Dr Lindsey Gaston

Telephone: 0151 231 5484

Biography

Dr Lindsey Gaston received his PhD in Social Science and Health from Durham University in 2014. His research examined the Social History of the Rugby Player’s Associations’ Benevolent Fund with specific attention to the “Life After Rugby” programme. Lindsey also holds two Bachelor Degrees is Sociology and Religion from the University of Kansas and a combined Master’s Degree in Sociology and American History from Baker University.

Degrees

2014, Durham University, United Kingdom, PhD
2003, Baker University, United States, Masters
2000, University of Kansas, United States, BA

Academic appointments

Senior Lecturer, Sport Studies, Leisure and Nutrition, Liverpool John Moores University, Liverpool, 2014 - present

Postgraduate training

Postgraduate Certificate in Learning and Teaching in Higher Education, United Kingdom, Liverpool John Moores University, Liverpool, ? - present

Publications

Highlighted publications

Gaston LE, Magrath R, Anderson E. 2017. Journal of Gender Studies Jounral of Gender Studies, >Link

Gaston LE. 2017. The Cowboy Way: Pain and the Bull Riding Lifestyle. Turner D, Carnicelli S. Lifestyle Sports and Public Policy Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society. 978-1138652217

Journal article

Gaston LE, Magrath R, Anderson E. 2017. Journal of Gender Studies Jounral of Gender Studies, >Link

Chapters

Gaston LE. 2017. The Cowboy Way: Pain and the Bull Riding Lifestyle. Turner D, Carnicelli S. Lifestyle Sports and Public Policy Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society. 978-1138652217

Engagement & Impact

Highlighted activities

Conference presentation:

Rainbow in sea of Black and White., Football, Politics and Popular Culture, Universirty of Limerick, Oral presentation

How Post-Athletic Retirement Preperation is Discussed in the Rugby Community., The World in Union. Global Rugby Summit: Past, Present and Future, University of Brighten, Oral presentation

Life After Rugby: A Sociological Study of the Development of a Social Intergration Discourse in Rugby Football, World Congress of Sociology of Sport, Paris, France, Oral presentation

Does the growth of gay rugby teams challenge the increasing belief of sociologists that homophobia is decreasing sport, British Sociology Association 2017 Annual Conference, Manchester, UK, Oral presentation

Professional activities

Award:

Rising Star in Teaching and Learning, Liverpool John Moores University

Conference presentation:

Rainbow in sea of Black and White., Football, Politics and Popular Culture, Universirty of Limerick, Oral presentation

How Post-Athletic Retirement Preperation is Discussed in the Rugby Community., The World in Union. Global Rugby Summit: Past, Present and Future, University of Brighten, Oral presentation

Life After Rugby: A Sociological Study of the Development of a Social Intergration Discourse in Rugby Football, World Congress of Sociology of Sport, Paris, France, Oral presentation

Does the growth of gay rugby teams challenge the increasing belief of sociologists that homophobia is decreasing sport, British Sociology Association 2017 Annual Conference, Manchester, UK, Oral presentation