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Sean Heath

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Research interests

Sean Heath is Social Anthropologist specializing in the body, movement, the senses, and human-water interactions. Currently he works as a PhD candidate at the University of Brighton on pain and injury amongst competitive youth swimmers in the UK and Canada.

Education/Academic qualification

Master, Simon Fraser University

Bachelor, Simon Fraser University


  • GN Anthropology
  • Childhood and Youth
  • Anthropology of Sport
  • Embodiment
  • Identity
  • Swimming
  • phenomenology
  • the body
  • water
  • movement
  • the senses

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Research Output

Consociate Relationships and Community in Youth Swimming Clubs

Heath, S., Aug 2019.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

  • Methodological Innovation: The Immersion Approach

    Heath, S., Jun 2019.

    Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

  • The Qualities of Water: Perception and Enskilled Movement in Swimming

    Heath, S., Nov 2019. 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

    Open Access
  • Learning to Swim: Age Group Sim Clubs and Embodied Identity in Canada

    Heath, S., 2014, In : Sociology and Anthropology Undergraduate Journal. 1, 1, p. 1-10 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access


    A BSA Postgraduate Forum Regional Event

    Judith Romhild-Raviart (Organiser), Sean Heath (Organiser)
    27 Mar 2020

    Activity: EventsConference