'I just want to watch the match': a practitioner's reflective account of men's health themed match day events at an English Premier League football club

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'I just want to watch the match' : a practitioner's reflective account of men's health themed match day events at an English Premier League football club. / Curran, KM; Drust, B; Richardson, DJ.

In: Soccer Society, Vol. 15, No. 6, 10.06.2014, p. 919-933.

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abstract = "This study reflects on the effectiveness and delivery of a series of health themed match day events at an English Premier League Football Club which aimed to create awareness and motivate men to adopt recommended health behaviours. A range of marketing techniques and activities were adopted within a targeted space and time to increase men?s exposure to health information. The first author adopted a practitioner-cum-researcher role and was immersed in the planning and delivery of the events utilising the principles of ethnography. Data were predominately collated through observations and personal reflections logged via autobiographical field notes. Data were analysed through abductive reasoning. In general, men were reluctant to engage in health-related behaviours on match days. However, subtle, non-invasive approaches were deemed successful. Positive outcomes and case studies from the latter techniques are presented and suggestions for effective strategies that will better engage men in health information and behaviours are made. ",
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