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William Bridel

William Bridel, PhD, is an assistant professor at the University of Calgary’s Faculty of Kinesiology. His research explores socio-cultural aspects of the body, physical activity, and health. 

Papers in refereed journals

  1. Bridel, W. (2015). From Bar Bet to Fitness Craze for Weekend Warriors: A Genealogical Analysis of the Ironman® Triathlon. Leisure/Loisir, 39(1), 81-105. DOI:10.1080/14927713.2015.1074399 Abbreviated CV-Bridel 4
  2. Avner, Z., Bridel, W., Eales, L., Glenn, N., Loewen Walker, R., & Peers, D. (2013). Moved to Messiness: Physical Activity, Feelings, and Transdisciplinarity. Emotion, Space, and Society, 12, 55-62.
  3. Bridel, W. (2013). Not Fat, Not Skinny, Functional Enough to Finish: Constructions of Health in the Ironman triathlon. Leisure/Loisir 37(1), 37-56. DOI:10.1080/14927713.2013.776745
  4. Bridel, W. (2007). Considering Gender in Canadian Sport and Physical Activity. International Journal of Canadian Studies, 35, pp. 179—188.
  5. Bridel, W., & Rail, G. (2007). Sport, Sexuality, and the Production of (Resistant) Bodies: De/re/constructing the Meanings of Gay Male Marathon Corporeality. Sociology of Sport Journal, 24(2), pp. 127—144.

 

Books

  1. Bridel, W., Markula, P., & Denison, J. (2016). Endurance Running: A Socio-Cultural Examination. London, England: Routledge.

 

Book chapters

  1. Bridel, W., Denison, J., & Markula, P. (2016). Enduring Ideas. In W. Bridel, P. Markula, & J. Denison (Eds.), Endurance Running: A Socio-Cultural Examination (pp. 243-249). London, England: Routledge.
  2. Bridel, W., Markula, P., & Denison, J. (2016). Critical Considerations of Runners and Running. In W. Bridel, P. Markula, & J. Denison (Eds.), Endurance Running: A Socio-Cultural Examination (pp. 1-15). London, England: Routledge.
  3. Perrier, M. J., & Bridel, W. (2016). An Interdisciplinary Conversation About Running Between Two Academics Who Run. In W. Bridel, P. Markula, & J. Denison (Eds.), Endurance Running: A Socio-Cultural Examination (pp. 196-211). London, England: Routledge.
  4. Bridel, W., & Clark, M. (2011). If Canada is a “Team,” Do We All Get Playing Time? Considering Sport, Sporting Masculinity, and Canadian National Identity. In, J. A. Laker (Ed.), Canadian Perspectives on Men and Masculinities: An Interdisciplinary Reader. Toronto, Canada: Oxford University Press.

 

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