Elite Athlete Welfare
Working Title: Athlete’s Experiences of Welfare within Elite Sporting Cultures
Semi-structured interviews with elite athletes, coaches and officials of an Olympic level sport around athlete welfare and the culture of elite sport.
An Ethnographic study supported by interviews, over a period of time, working within an Olympic level sport investigating athlete welfare and the culture on the build up to an Olympic Games or World Championship. This would be a longitudinal study investigating how the championships may affect welfare and or the culture.
Intervention or structural change to improve the well-being of athletes within an elite sport culture**