Carly Stewart

Dr Carly Stewart

  • cstewart at bournemouth dot ac dot uk
  • Senior Lecturer in Sport
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Biography

Carly's teaching and research interests are primarily focused around embodied narrative identity formation in a variety of contexts, explored via a range of auto/biographical methods. Current research focuses specifically on the storied lives of gymnasts, and sporting autobiographies as cultural resources.

Currently, Carly is part of a group which aims set the future direction of gymnastics research for national and international funding, and initiate a public platform to engage stakeholders and shape their involvement. She is a reviewer for a number of journals (including European Physical Education Review; International Review for the Sociology of Sport; Sport, Education and Society; Leisure Studies; Sports Coaching Review; Sport in Society; Qualitative Research in Sport, Exercise and Health).

Carly recently joined Bournemouth University in 2016 as Senior Lecturer in the Department of Sport and Physical Activity. Prior to this she was a Senior Lecturer at Cardiff Metropolitan University, having gained her PhD from the University of Exeter in 2006.

Favourites

  • Stewart, C. and Sparkes, A.C., 2015. Taking sporting autobiographies seriously as an analytical and pedagogical resource in sport, exercise and health. Qualitative Research in Sport, Exercise and Health.
  • Stewart, C., Schiavon, L.M. and Bellotto, M.L., 2015. Knowledge, nutrition and coaching pedagogy: a perspective from female Brazilian Olympic gymnasts. Sport, Education and Society.
  • Stewart, C. and Pullen, E., 2014. Monadic, material and mirroring: Female bodies in track athletics culture. International Review for the Sociology of Sport.
  • Stewart, C., Sparkes, A.C. and Smith, B., 2011. Sporting autobiographies of illness and the role of metaphor. Sport in Society.

Journal Articles

  • Stewart, C. and Sparkes, A.C., 2015. Taking sporting autobiographies seriously as an analytical and pedagogical resource in sport, exercise and health. Qualitative Research in Sport, Exercise and Health.
  • Stewart, C., Schiavon, L.M. and Bellotto, M.L., 2015. Knowledge, nutrition and coaching pedagogy: a perspective from female Brazilian Olympic gymnasts. Sport, Education and Society.
  • Stewart, C. and Pullen, E., 2014. Monadic, material and mirroring: Female bodies in track athletics culture. International Review for the Sociology of Sport.
  • Stewart, C., Sparkes, A.C. and Smith, B., 2011. Sporting autobiographies of illness and the role of metaphor. Sport in Society.
  • Stewart, C. and Lord, R., 2010. Retelling tales: The (missed?) representation of working class women’s stories of leisure. Journal of Hospitality, Leisure, Sport and Tourism Education.

Chapters

  • Stewart, C., 2011. Packing a punch for the feminist project? The autobiography of Jane Couch. In: Sparkes, A.C., ed. Auto/Biography Yearbook 2010. BSA.
  • Stewart, C., Jones, R.L. and Kingston, K., 2011. Negotiating Expectations in Football's Complex Social Culture. In: Gilbourne, D. and Anderson, M.B., eds. Critical Essays in Applied Sport Psychology. Human Kinetics.
  • Stewart, C., Lord, R. and Wiltshite, G., 2010. Ease of Movement and Freedom of Corporeal Expression? Femininity, the body and leotards in Trampoline Gymnastics. Leisure Identities and Authenticity: LSA Publication No 110. Leisure Studies Association.

Conferences

  • Lord, R. and Stewart, C., 2016. Looking to retirement: Possible future selves and identities of trampoline-gymnasts. In: LSA: Creating Leisure 14 July 2015-16 June 2016 Bournemouth University, Bournemouth, UK.
  • Stewart, C., 2016. The impact of the Lance Armstrong story on one serious male cyclist: A socio-narratology. In: ISSA World Congress of Sociology of Sport: The well-being of sport 11-14 May 2015 Paris, France.
  • Stewart, C., 2016. The female body in gymnastics practice: a biographical perspective. In: ”. IX International Congress of Physical Education and Human Movement 6 May 2015-9 June 2016 UNESP Rio Claro, Brazil.
  • Stewart, C., Schiavon, L.M. and Bellotto, M., 2015. Bodies in conflict with food: A perspective from Brazilian Olympic Gymnasts. In: BSA Auto/Biography Study Group Christmas Conference: Lives and conflic 16 December 2014 The British Library, London, UK. Taylor & Francis (Routledge): SSH Titles.

PhD Students

  • Mara Mata
  • Amelia Johnstone
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