Dr Adam J. White

Dr Adam J. White

Researcher in Sport, Education and Health
Oxford Brookes University (OBU)
Dr Adam J. White

Dr Adam J. White is an interdisciplinary researcher in Sport, Education and Health. Adam has authored a number of peer-reviewed journal papers and has co-authored a book critically examining sport; Sport, Theory and Social Problems. Adam completed his doctoral thesis at the University of Winchester in 2018 where he investigated the role of contact sport within school physical education and the issues associated with injury, most notably concussion. As an experienced researcher, Adam’s primary research is the continuation of the work of his doctoral research, he is interested in the socio-political issues around injury and brain trauma in sport, particularly for children and adolescents. Adam is particularly interested in the attitudes of those who participate and deliver contact sport on concussion, the ways concussion can be reduced and prevented, and the notion of informed consent in sport.