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Dr Louise Mansfield

Dr Louise Mansfield
Senior Lecturer,Theme Leader - Welfare Health and Wellbeing


Career History

Dr. Louise Mansfield's is a Senior Lecturer in Sport, Health and Social Science.  Her research focuses on the relationship between sport, physical activity and public health and wellbeing. She is interested in partnership and community approaches to female involvement in 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

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

Journal article

Mansfield, L., Caudwell, J., Wheaton, B. and Watson, B. (2017) 'The Palgrave Handbook of Feminism and Sport, Leisure and Physical Education'. Springer. ISSN 10: 1137533188 ISSN 13: 9781137533180


Daykin, N., Mansfield, L., Julier, G., Tomlinson, A., Meads, C., Payne, A., et al. (Accepted) 'What Works for Wellbeing? A systematic review of wellbeing outcomes for music and singing in adults'. Perspectives in Public Health. ISSN: 1476-9042

Journal article

Mansfield, L. (Accepted) 'Sport, Physical Activity and Public Health'. International Journal of Sport Policy and Politics. ISSN: 1940-6959 Open Access Link

Journal article
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