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James Cherrington

Dr James Cherrington

Senior Lecturer


Jim joined the Academy of Sport and Physical Activity in September 2010 having been a postgraduate researcher at Leeds Metropolitan University where he undertook a visual ethnography of identity, the body and everyday life in basketball. Jim is currently investigating the relationship between mountain biking and the 'wildnerness', with a specific focus on the dynamic between sport, nature and place. He is interested in methodological innovation, both in his work on visual methodologies and in terms of the promotion of creative forms of representation. He is an active researcher in the Academy of Sport, contributing regularly to work around the social impact of sport and leisure.

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