Running Narratives: Injury, Identity, and Body Insecurity on the Tufts Track and Field Team

Oliver, Sarah A.


  • This thesis explores the importance of sports injury narratives, defined as the practice of exploring, understanding and bringing into existence the injury experience through narration, which helps shape the lives and identity changes that occur for college athletes. Drawing on qualitative interviews conducted with Tufts Track and Field athletes, it argues that hyper-competitive and achievement-oriented ... read more
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