Simone Fullagar

Physical Culture, Sport and Health, Adjunct Professor, Griffith University, Australia, Prof

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Simone Fullagar is Professor of Physical Culture, Sport and Health at the University of Bath. As an interdisciplinary sociologist Simone’s work has focused on understanding how gender inequalities impact on women’s sport and leisure participation, representation and leadership, as well as their health and emotional wellbeing in society. Simone has led funded projects that examine women's and young people's mental health as a sociocultural issue. She has published widely on the sociology of health and diverse sport and leisure cultures, including publishing the first academic book on the rise of roller derby in Australia (with Adele Pavlidis) and feminist papers on cycle touring, parkrun, family practices and the role of active embodiment in mental health. In 2015 her gender research was internationally recognised through the Shaw-Mannell Award for Leisure Research, University of Waterloo. Simone heads up the vibrant Physical Culture, Sport and Health research group at the University of Bath that critically and creatively explores issues of wellbeing across the lifecourse, digital cultures, sustainable cities and communities, education and development. Simone is also an Adjunct Professor at Griffith University, Australia, and along with Professor Kristine Toohey and Griffith colleagues she is a founding member of the Women and Girls in Sport interest group that aims to contribute to greater equality. She supervises PhD students with interests in qualitative methods, feminist and new materialist theories and social change.

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Projects 2014 2020

Creating a research agenda: Women, sport, mental health and cultures of safety

Fullagar, S. & Forsdyke, K.


Project: OtherInternational Collaboration

training opportunities
knowledge transfer
public space

International Research Accelerator Scheme

Fullagar, S., Clift, B., Turner, J., Gonzalez, J., Manley, A., Merchant, S. & Millington, B.


Project: Research-related fundingInternational Relations Office Funding

Fellow Dr Oliver Williams - Dan Hill Fellowship in Health Equity Award

Fullagar, S.


Project: Central government, health and local authorities

Farming4Care: Using nature to cultivate resilience in young people

Fullagar, S.


Project: Research councilResearch

Research Output 1996 2018

Sedentary Lifestyle
Heart Neoplasms
Heart Diseases
Public Health
1 Citations
Open Access
Public Policy

Feminist Theories after the post-structuralist turn

Fullagar, S., Pavlidis, A. & Francombe-Webb, J. 1 Sep 2018 Feminisms in Leisure Studies: Advancing a fourth wave. Routledge

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

technology studies
science studies
research practice


Fullagar, S. May 2018 New Sporting Femininities: Embodied Politics in Postfeminist Times. Toffoletti, K., Thorpe, H. & Francombe-Webb, J. (eds.). Basingstoke, U. K.: Palgrave Macmillan, (New Femininities in Digital, Physical and Sporting Cultures)

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingForeword/postscript

Lifestyle drift and the phenomenon of ‘citizen shift’ in contemporary UK health policy

Williams, O. & Fullagar, S. 2 Aug 2018 In : Sociology of Health and Illness. 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Health Policy
health policy
Life Style