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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

Award Date: 14 Sep 2017

Bachelor, Simon Fraser University

Award Date: 8 Sep 2014


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

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Research Output

Feeling Hurt, Embodying Injury: Youth Swimmers’ Experiences of Pain

Heath, S., Sep 2020.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Open Access
  • Performing Pain and Suffering in Competitive Swimming

    Heath, S., Jul 2020. 1 p.

    Research output: Contribution to conferenceOther

    Open Access

    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

  • Activities

    A BSA Postgraduate Forum Regional Event

    Judith Romhild-Raviart (Organiser) & Sean Heath (Organiser)

    27 Mar 202025 Mar 2021

    Activity: EventsConference