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Miss Emily Hunt

Miss Emily Hunt
Lecturer in Sport, Health and Exercise Sciences


Emily Hunt is a lecturer in Sport, Health and Exercise Sciences (Psychology). Emily joined Brunel University London in January 2019 during the final stages of her PhD at Loughborough University. The focus of Emily's PhD is on narrative behaviour change and well-being, specifically exploring the power of stories as a means to promote physical activity.


Emily completed her BSc and MSc at the University of Chichester on the BPS accredited degrees in Sport and Exercise Psychology. She is a graduate member of the British Psychological Society (MBPsS) and is continuing her professional development through the BPS to become a Chartered Psychologist through research. Emily is also an Associate Fellow of the Higher Education Academy, which she achieved during her time at Loughborough University.

Newest selected publications

Hunt, ER. and Papathomas, A. (2019) 'Being physically active through chronic illness: life experiences of people with arthritis'. Qualitative Research in Sport and Exercise, 12 (2). pp. 242 - 255. ISSN: 1939-845X Open Access Link

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Hunt, ER. and Day, MC. (2018) 'Narratives of Chronic Pain in Sport'. Journal of Clinical Sport Psychology, 13 (1). pp. 1 - 26. ISSN: 1932-9261 Open Access Link

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Williams, TL., Hunt, ER., Papathomas, A. and Smith, B. (2017) 'Exercise is medicine? Most of the time for most; but not always for all'. Qualitative Research in Sport, Exercise and Health, 10 (4). pp. 441 - 456. ISSN: 2159-676X Open Access Link

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