Adam Brian Evans

Adam Brian Evans

Associate Professor


  1. 2020
  2. E-pub ahead of print

    Negotiating a coach identity: a theoretical critique of elite athletes’ transitions into post-athletic high-performance coaching roles

    Blackett, A. D., Evans, Adam B. & Piggott, D., 2 Jul 2020, In : Sport, Education and Society.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  3. E-pub ahead of print

    ‘Ploughing on’: A sociological investigation of ‘endurance work’ in competitive swimming and distance-running

    McNarry, G., Allen-Collinson, J. & Evans, Adam B., 30 Jun 2020, In : Qualitative Research in Sport, Exercise and Health.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  4. E-pub ahead of print

    Women in sports leadership: A systematic narrative review

    Evans, Adam B. & Pfister, G. U., 5 Apr 2020, In : International Review for the Sociology of Sport.

    Research output: Contribution to journalReviewResearchpeer-review

  5. E-pub ahead of print

    Sensory sociological phenomenology, somatic learning and 'lived' temperature in competitive pool swimming

    McNarry, G., Allen-Collinson, J. & Evans, Adam B., 31 Mar 2020, In : Sociological Review.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  6. E-pub ahead of print

    ‘Doing’ competitive swimming: Exploring the skilled practices of the competitive swimming lifeworld

    McNarry, G., Allen-Collinson, J. & Evans, Adam B., 8 Jan 2020, In : International Review for the Sociology of Sport.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  7. E-pub ahead of print

    "You always wanna be sore, because then you are seeing results": Exploring positive pain in competitive swimming"

    McNarry, G., Allen-Collinson, J. & Evans, Adam B., 2020, In : Sociology of Sport Journal.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  8. Published

    Critical reflections on technology to support physical activity among older adults: An exploration of leading HCI venues

    Gerling, K. M., Ray, M., Vanden Abeele, V. & Evans, Adam B., 2020, In : ACM Transactions on Accessible Computing. 13, 1, 23 p., 1.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  9. Published

    Football is/as medicine: The growth of a health promotion movement and a challenge for sociologists.

    Evans, Adam B. & Ottesen, Laila Susanne, 2020, In : European Journal for Sport and Society. 17, 1, p. 1-10 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalEditorialResearch

  10. Published

    Sport in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic: towards an agenda for research in the sociology of sport

    Evans, Adam B., Blackwell, Joanna, Dolan, P., Fahlén, J., Hoekman, R., Lenneis, V., McNarry, G., Smith, M. & Wilcock, Laura, 2020, In : European Journal for Sport and Society. 17, 2, p. 85-95 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalEditorialResearch

  11. Published

    ‘We have the time to listen’: community Health Trainers, identity work and boundaries

    Allen-Collinson, J., K. Williams, R., Middleton, G., Henderson, H., Crust, L. & Evans, Adam B., 2020, In : Qualitative Research in Sport, Exercise and Health. 12, 4, p. 597-611 15 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  12. E-pub ahead of print

    “Together, we can do it all!”: narratives of masculinity, sport and exercise amongst physically wounded Danish veterans

    Evans, Adam B., Andreassen, S. M. N. & Virklund, A. W., 2020, In : Qualitative Research in Sport, Exercise and Health.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  13. 2019
  14. Published

    "They have to toe the line": A Foucauldian analysis of the socialisation of former elite athletes into academy coaching roles

    Blackett, A. D., Evans, Adam B. & Piggott, D., 2019, In : Sports Coaching Review. 8, 1, p. 83-102 20 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  15. Published

    Community Health Trainers, occupational identity, boundary work and the spatio-temporal

    Allen-Collinson, J., K. Williams, R., Middleton, G., Henderson, H., Crust, L. & Evans, Adam B., 2019.

    Research output: Contribution to conferenceConference abstract for conferenceResearchpeer-review

  16. Published

    Copenhagen Consensus statement 2019: Physical activity and ageing

    Bangsbo, Jens, Blackwell, Joanna, Boraxbekk, C., Caserotti, P., Dela, Flemming, Evans, Adam B., Jespersen, Astrid Pernille, Gliemann, Lasse, Kramer, A. F., Lundbye-Jensen, Jesper, Mortensen, Erik Lykke, Lassen, Aske Juul, Gow, A. J., Harridge, S. D. R., Hellsten, Ylva, Kjær, Michael, Kujala, U. M., Rhodes, R. E., Pike, E. C. J., Skinner, Timothy, Skovgaard, T., Troelsen, J., Tulle, E., Tully, M. A., van Uffelen, J. G. Z. & Viña, J., 2019, In : British Journal of Sports Medicine. 53, 14, p. 856-858 3 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  17. Published

    Reflexivity and bracketing in sociological phenomenological research: researching the competitive swimming lifeworld

    McNarry, G., Allen-Collinson, J. & Evans, Adam B., 2019, In : Qualitative Research in Sport, Exercise and Health. 11, 1, p. 138-151 14 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  18. Published

    Reflexivity in practice: Managing gendered and cultural researcher perspectives in politically polarised times

    Evans, Adam B., Agergaard, S. & Lenneis, V., 2019, p. 49. 1 p.

    Research output: Contribution to conferenceConference abstract for conferenceResearchpeer-review

  19. Published

    Speaking beyond borders in the sociology of sport: some points for consideration

    Evans, Adam B. & Thiel, A., 2019, In : European Journal for Sport and Society. 16, 3, p. 205-209 5 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalEditorialResearch

  20. Published

    To be or not to be phenomenology: That is the question

    Allen-Collinson, J. & Evans, Adam B., 2019, In : European Journal for Sport and Society. 16, 4, p. 295-300 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalEditorialResearch

  21. 2018
  22. Published

    Active ageing in Denmark; shifting institutional landscapes and the intersection of national and local priorities

    Evans, Adam B., Nistrup, A. & Pfister, G. U., 2018, In : Journal of Aging Studies. 46, p. 1-9 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  23. Published

    Active aging policy and associative democracy in Denmark: A critique of the 'Neoliberal' critique

    Evans, Adam B. & Nistrup, A., 2018, p. 61. 1 p.

    Research output: Contribution to conferenceConference abstract for conferenceResearchpeer-review

  24. Published

    Labour migration, national identity and basketball: the acculturation experiences of the Lithuanian Diaspora in the east of England

    Piggott, D. & Evans, Adam B., 2018.

    Research output: Contribution to conferenceConference abstract for conferenceResearchpeer-review

  25. Published

    Physical activity across the life-course: Socio-cultural approaches

    Evans, Adam B., Nistrup, A. & Allen-Collinson, J., 2018, The Palgrave Handbook of Ageing and Physical Activity Promotion. Nyman, S. R., Barker, A., Haines, T., Horton, K., Musselwhite, C., Peeters, G., Victor, C. R. & Wolff, J. K. (eds.). Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, p. 551-569 19 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingBook chapterResearchpeer-review

  26. Published

    Reflexivity in qualitative research: Two figurational studies

    Evans, Adam B., Nistrup, A., Henderson, H., Allen-Collinson, J. & Siriwardena, N. A., 2018, SAGE Research Methods Cases. London: SAGE Publications, Vol. Part 2. p. 1-18 18 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingBook chapterEducationpeer-review

  27. Published

    The ‘wild and woolly’ world of exercise referral schemes: contested interpretations of an exercise as medicine programme

    Henderson, H., Evans, Adam B., Allen-Collinson, J. & Siriwardena, N. A., 2018, In : Qualitative Research in Sport, Exercise and Health. 10, 4, p. 505-523 19 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  28. Published

    Walking the Deck: Methodological considerations and preliminary findings from a sociological-phenomenological study of embodied, sensory experiences in performance swimming

    McNarry, G., Allen-Collinson, J. & Evans, Adam B., 2018, p. 75. 1 p.

    Research output: Contribution to conferenceConference abstract for conferenceResearchpeer-review

  29. Published

    ‘We may be falling apart but we still keep going’: Retired servicemen’s experiences of their ageing bodies

    K. Williams, R., Allen-Collinson, J., Evans, Adam B. & Briggs, J., 2018, In : Qualitative Research in Sport, Exercise and Health. 10, 2, p. 190-205 16 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  30. Published

    ‘You’re just chopped off at the end’: Retired servicemen’s identity work struggles in the military to civilian transition

    Williams, R. K., Allen-Collinson, J., Hockey, J. & Evans, Adam B., 2018, In : Sociological Research Online. 23, 4, p. 812-829 18 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  31. Published

    “Active” and “Passive” coach pathways: Elite athletes’ entry routes into high-performance coaching roles

    Blackett, A. D., Evans, Adam B. & Piggott, D., 2018, In : International Sport Coaching Journal. 5, 3, p. 213-226 14 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  32. 2017
  33. Published

    Rethinking ‘Q’ualitative methods: From concept to practice.

    Evans, Adam B., 5 Jul 2017.

    Research output: Contribution to conferenceConference abstract for conferenceCommunication

  34. Published

    Narratives of physical activity amongst those diagnosed with cancer: Reflections from the 'Get Active Feel Good' physical activity programme.

    Windard, D., Henderson, H., Cooper, N. & Evans, Adam B., Jun 2017.

    Research output: Contribution to conferenceConference abstract for conferenceResearchpeer-review

  35. Published

    Designing for agency and compassion: Critical reflections on technology to support physical activity in late life: A 'Get a Move on' thinkpiece

    Gerling, K. M., Ray, M. & Evans, Adam B., 25 May 2017. 26 p.

    Research output: Contribution to conferencePaperResearchpeer-review

  36. Published

    Breathing in life: somatic empathy, attunement and the sharing of asthma ‘troubles.’

    Allen-collinson, J., Owton, H., Crust, L. & Evans, Adam B., Apr 2017.

    Research output: Contribution to conferenceConference abstract for conferenceResearchpeer-review

  37. Published

    Physical activity as a means of health promotion in the ageing population – Shifting Health policies in Denmark.

    Evans, Adam B., Nistrup, A. & Pfister, G. U., 2017.

    Research output: Contribution to conferenceConference abstract for conferenceResearchpeer-review

  38. Published

    Risky bodies, risky spaces, maternal ‘instincts’: Swimming and motherhood

    Evans, Adam B., Allen-Collinson, J. & K. Williams, R., 2017, In : International Review for the Sociology of Sport. 52, 8, p. 972-991 20 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  39. Published

    To ‘just be relaxed and with your own thoughts’: Experiences of aquatic activity amongst individuals diagnosed with schizophrenia

    Evans, Adam B., 2017, In : Loisir et Societe. 40, 2, p. 175-192 18 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  40. 2016
  41. Published

    ‘Decreasing contrasts, increasing varieties: Perceptions of physical activity provision for older adults amongst service providers in Copenhagen’s ‘Activity Centres.’

    Evans, Adam B., Nistrup, A. & Pfister, G. U., Sep 2016.

    Research output: Contribution to conferenceConference abstract for conferenceResearchpeer-review

  42. Published

    Towards a qualitative understanding of exercise referral: Perceptions and opinions of Exercise Referral

    Henderson, H., Evans, Adam B., Allen-Collinson, J. & Siriwardena, N. A., May 2016.

    Research output: Contribution to conferenceConference abstract for conferenceResearchpeer-review

  43. Published

    ‘Ladies Present’: An Auto/ethnographic Study of the Perceptions and Lived-Embodied Experiences of Women Amateur Golfers.

    Evans, Adam B., Mitchell, S. & Allen-Collinson, J., May 2016.

    Research output: Contribution to conferenceConference abstract for conferenceResearchpeer-review

  44. Published

    “It made me feel young again”: Older adults’ perceptions of a physical activity intervention delivered at activity centres in Copenhagen.

    Nistrup, A., Pfister, G. U. & Evans, Adam B., May 2016.

    Research output: Contribution to conferenceConference abstract for conferenceResearchpeer-review

  45. A level playing 'field'? A Bourdieusian analysis of the career aspirations of further education students on sports courses

    Connolly, D. J., Allen-Collinson, L. & Evans, Adam B., 2016, In : Sport, Education and Society. 21, 8, p. 1144-1160 17 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  46. Published

    Collaboration or contestation? A critical evaluation of current capacity building mechanisms in community-based obesity prevention programmes

    Middleton, G., Evans, Adam B., Henderson, H. & Windard, D., 2016, Capacity Building : Planning, Programs and Prospects. Brown, D. (ed.). New York: Nova Science Publishers, p. 21-32 12 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingBook chapterResearchpeer-review

  47. Creating wheelchair-controlled video games: Challenges and opportunities when involving young people with mobility impairments and game design experts

    Gerling, K. M., Linehan, C., Kirman, B., Kalyn, M. R., Evans, Adam B. & Hicks, K. C., 2016, In : International Journal of Human-Computer Studies. 94, p. 64-73 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  48. Published

    Designing movement-based play with young people using powered wheelchairs

    Gerling, K. M., Hicks, K. C., Kalyn, M. R., Evans, Adam B. & Linehan, C., 2016, CHI '16: Proceedings of the 2016 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems. New York, NY: Association for Computing Machinery, p. 4447-4458 12 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingArticle in proceedingsResearchpeer-review

  49. Published

    Foucaults optik: En begrebsmæssig 'værktøjskasse'

    Evans, Adam B., 2016, Grundbog i Idrætssociologi. Thing, L. F. & Wagner, U. (eds.). 2. ed. København: Munksgaard , p. 101-118 18 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingBook chapterEducationpeer-review

  50. From ‘just a swimmer’ to a ‘swimming mother’: women’s embodied experiences of recreational aquatic activity with pre-school children

    Evans, Adam B. & Allen-collinson, J., 2016, In : Leisure Studies. 35, 2, p. 141-156

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  51. Published

    Personal goals, group performance and ‘social’ networks: participants’ negotiation of virtual and embodied relationships in the ‘Workplace Challenge’ physical activity programme

    Evans, Adam B., Carter, A., Middleton, G. & Bishop, D., 2016, In : Qualitative Research in Sport, Exercise and Health. 8, 3, p. 301-318 18 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  52. Published

    Shooting for Lithuania: Migration, national identity and men's basketball in the East of England

    Evans, Adam B. & Piggott, D., 2016, In : Sociology of Sport Journal. 33, 1, p. 26-38 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  53. Why ‘the best way of learning to coach the game is playing the game’: conceptualising ‘fast-tracked’ high-performance coaching pathways

    Blackett, A. D., Evans, Adam B. & Piggott, D., 2016, In : Sport, Education and Society.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  54. ‘Ladies present!’: an auto/ethnographic study of women amateur golfers at an English provincial golf club

    Mitchell, S., Allen-Collinson, J. & Evans, Adam B., 2016, In : Qualitative Research in Sport, Exercise and Health. 8, 3, p. 273-286 14 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  55. Published

    ‘Personal goals, group performance and ‘social’ networks: Participants’ negotiation of virtual and embodied relationships in the ‘Workplace Challenge’ physical activity programme.’

    Evans, Adam B., Carter, A., Middleton, G. & Bishop, D., 2016.

    Research output: Contribution to conferenceConference abstract for conferenceResearchpeer-review

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