PhD, University of Calgary, 2001
MA, McMaster University, 1997
BA (hons), University of Waterloo, 1995
Physical cultural studies
Suffering, pain and illness
Narrative ethics and narrative medicine
Masculinities and health
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Cairney, J., McGannon, K. R., & Atkinson, M. (2018). Exercise is medicine: critical considerations in the qualitative research landscape. Qualitative Research in Sport, Exercise and Health, 10(4), 391–399.