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Research interests

Lee’s research focuses on the relational, (micro)political, and emotional features of sports work, with a particular emphasis on coaching and coach education contexts. He acted as lead editor of the Learning in Sports Coaching and Research Methods in Sports Coaching Routledge books. Lee’s research principally utilises qualitative research methods and interactionist theoretical frameworks to understand sports workers’ experiences of the everyday social realities of organisational sporting life. Dr Nelson has also helped to initiate a novel strand of academic research that seeks to understand coaches’ uses as well as athletes’ experiences of video-based feedback. Lee has supervised to completion the academic studies of postgraduate students that have investigated these research topics.

Education/Academic qualification

PhD, Loughborough University

… → 2010

Sports Coaching, MSc, Brunel University

… → 2004

Sport and Exercise Science, BSc, University of Bedfordshire

… → 2003

Other positions

Lecturer in Sports Coaching and Performance, University of Hull

20092014

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Research Output 2006 2019

15 Downloads (Pure)

Passion and paranoia: An embodied tale of emotion, identity, and pathos in sports coaching.

Potrac, P., Mallett, C., Greenough, K. & Nelson, L., 23 Aug 2017, In : Sports Coaching Review. 6, 2, p. 142-161

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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coaching
Sports
emotion
truth theory
experience
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Emotions, identity and power in video-based feedback sessions: Tales from women’s professional football.

Magill, S., Nelson, L., Jones, R. & Portac, P., 28 Sep 2017, In : Sports Coaching Review. 6, 2, p. 216-232

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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athlete
emotion
video
coaching
interconnection
8 Citations (Scopus)
14 Downloads (Pure)

An elite hockey player’s experiences of video-based coaching: A poststructuralist reading.

Taylor, W. G., Portrac, P., Nelson, L., Jones, L. & Groom, R., 30 Mar 2015, In : International Review for the Sociology of Sport. 52, 1, p. 112-125

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
coaching
elite
video
coach
experience
7 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
File
coach
coaching
learning
periodization
narrative
5 Citations (Scopus)
21 Downloads (Pure)

A coach’s political use of video-based feedback: a case study in elite-level academy soccer

Booroff, M. & Nelson, L., 5 May 2017, In : Journal of Sports Sciences. 43, 2, p. 116-124

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Soccer
Anonyms and Pseudonyms
Technology
Mentoring
Head

Activities 2014 2018

  • 2 Editorial work
  • 2 Membership of group/panel

Northumbria University (External organisation)

LEE NELSON (Member)
2018 → …

Activity: Membership typesMembership of group/panel

International Sport Coaching Journal (Journal)

LEE NELSON (Member of editorial board)
2018 → …

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesEditorial work

Manchester Metropolitan University (External organisation)

LEE NELSON (Member)
20152018

Activity: Membership typesMembership of group/panel

Sports Coaching Review (Journal)

LEE NELSON (Editor)
2014 → …

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesEditorial work