Louise Mansfield is Professor of Sport, Health and Social Sciences and Research Lead for Welfare, Health and Wellbeing in the Institute of Environment, Health and Societies. Her research focuses on the relationship between sport, physical activity and public health and wellbeing. She is interested in partnership and community approaches in sport and physical activity and issues of health, wellbeing, inequality and diversity. She has led research projects for the Department of Health, Youth Sport Trust, sportscotland, Economic and Social Research Council, Medical Research Council, Macmillan Cancer Support, Public Health England and Sport England. She sits on the editorial boards for Leisure Studies, Qualitative Research in Sport, Exercise and Health and the International Review for the Sociology of Sport.
Newest selected publications
Testoni, S., Mansfield, L. and Dolan, P. (2018) 'Defining and Measuring Subjective Wellbeing for Sport Policy'. International Journal of Sport Policy and Politics. ISSN: 1940-6959 Open Access Link
Mansfield, L., Kay, T., Meads, C., Grigsby-Duffy, L., Lane, J., John, A., (2018) 'Sport and dance interventions for healthy young people (15-24 years) to promote subjective well-being: a systematic review.'. BMJ Open, 8 (7). pp. e020959. ISSN: 2044-6055 Open Access Linket al.
Mansfield, L., Hall, J., Smith, L., Rasch, M., Reeves, E., Dewitt, S. and (2018) '“Could you sit down please?” A qualitative analysis of employees’ experiences of standing in normally-seated workplace meetings'. PLOS ONE, 13 (6). pp. e0198483 - e0198483.Open Access Linket al.
Daykin, N., Mansfield, L., Meads, C., Julier, G., Tomlinson, A., Payne, A., (2018) 'What works for wellbeing? A systematic review of wellbeing outcomes for music and singing in adults.'. Perspect Public Health, 138 (1). pp. 39 - 46. ISSN: 1757-9139 Open Access Linket al.
Gardner, B., Dewitt, S., Smith, L., Buckley, JP., Biddle, SJH. and Mansfield, L. (2017) 'The ReSiT study (reducing sitting time): rationale and protocol for an exploratory pilot study of an intervention to reduce sitting time among office workers'. Pilot and Feasibility Studies, 3 (1).Open Access Link