Research Publications for Belinda Wheaton

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  • Wheaton, B. (2016). Parkour, gendered power and the politics of identity. In H. Thorpe, & R. Olive (Eds.), Women in Action Sport Cultures: Politics, Identity, Experience (pp. 111-132). UK: Palgrave Macmillan. doi:10.1057/978-1-137-45797-4

  • Thorpe, H., & Wheaton, B. (2016). Surfing an Olympic sport? Cultural politics towards Tokyo 2020. In Surfing Social Conference (Hui). Conference held at Solscape, Raglan, New Zealand.

  • Wheaton, B. (2016). Lifestyle sport. In B. Houlihan, & D. Malcolm (Eds.), Sport and Society: A student introduction (3rd ed., pp. 109-133). London: Sage.

  • Beal, B., Booth, D., Laurendeau, J., Palmer, C., Rinehart, R. E., & Wheaton, B. (2016). Looking back, moving forward? Reflections from early action sport researchers. In H. A. Thorpe, & R. Olive (Eds.), Women in Action Sport Cultures Identity, Politics, Experience and Pedagogy (pp. 27-49). Palgrave Macmillan.

  • Gilchrist, P., & Wheaton, B. (2016). Lifestyle and adventure sports amongst youth. In K. Green, & A. Smith (Eds.), Routledge Handbook of Youth Sport (pp. 186-200). Routledge. Retrieved from

  • Thorpe, H., & Wheaton, B. (2016). Surfing an Olympic sport? Cultural politics towards Tokyo 2020. In Surfing Social Hui. Conference held at Solscape, Whaingaroa Raglan, Aotearoa New Zealand.

  • Wheaton, B. (2015). Exploring the social benefits of informal and action sports: An untapped potential?. In Exploring the Social Benefits of Informal and Action Sports Seminar Series, Brighton, UK.

  • Wheaton, B. (2015). Understanding female board sport cultures and their potential for social good: A research informed perspective. In Surf + Social Good Summit: Let's make waves. Conference held at The Cashew Tree, Jalan Pantai Bingin, South Kuta/Pecatu, Bukit Peninsula in Bali, Indonesia.

  • Wheaton, B. (2015). Performance parkour: Challenging the sportization of parkour in England. In World Congress for the Sociology of Sport. Conference held in Paris, France.

  • Wheaton, B., & Doidge, M. (2015). Exploring the social benefit of informal and lifestyle sports. Journal of Sport Science and Physical Education, 68, 44-49.

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