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Dr. Raúl Sánchez García.

Associate Professor, Sociology of Sport, Universidad Europea de Madrid.

Address:                                             C/Tajo s/n

Post Code.                                          28017  Villaviciosa de Odón (Madrid)

e-mail:                                                raul.sanchez@uem.es

Education

2002-2006 PhD. Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, Spain.

2002 M.A in Sociology of Sport, Leicester University, UK.

2000-2002 M.A in Sociology, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Spain.

1995-2000 B.A Sport Science, Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, Spain.

Working experience.

 Currently working as an associate professor of Sociology of Sport in the Sports Science Degree (Universidad

Europea de Madrid).

2009-2011 Lecturer of ‘Sociology of sport’, ‘Sociology of education’, ‘Theory and History

of Sport’ (Universidad Europea de Madrid).

2002-2008 Lecturer of ‘Sociology of sport’, MA Sport Journalism (Univ. San Pablo Ceu).

2005-2006 Assistant in lecturing and research projects of ‘Sociology of sport’ and ‘Sport and

social values’ (INEF-UPM).

Research experience.

2012/2013 Research period at Embodied Design Research Laboratory EDRL (UCBerkeley)

2012   I+D Research project “Factores de práctica deportiva y ejercicio físico en los estilos

de vida de la juventud española”, Convocatoria CSD.

2011  UEM Research project  ‘Burnout in Fitness and Wellness: a Comparative Study Between Different Contexts’.

2011         Research period at Trento University (Italy).

2009         Research period at John Moores University and Manchester University (UK).

2006          Research period in TCS (Nottingham).

2005          Research period in UCD (Dublín)

Books

Sánchez García, R. and Spencer, D. (Eds.) (forthcoming). ‘Fighting Scholars: habitus and ethnographies of martial arts and combat sports.’ Anthem Press.

Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles

Sánchez García, R., Hayes, S.J., Williams, A.M. & Bennett, S.J. (2013) “Multisensory perception and action in 3-ball cascade juggling.” Journal of Motor Behavior, 45(1), 29-36.

Sánchez García, R. (2013) “Sesión de life management: apuntes etnometodológicos sobre una audiencia cautiva(da).” Empiria, 25, 47-72.

Ampudia de Haro, F. and Sánchez García, R. (eds) (accepted;forthcoming).”Special issue on Elias”, Política y Sociedad.

Sánchez García, R. and Rivero Herraiz, A. (2011)  “‘Governmentality’ in the origins of European Female PE and Sport: the Spanish case study (1883-1936)”. Sport, Education and Society, July.

Rivero Herraiz, A. and Sánchez García, R. (2011) ”The British  influence in the birth of the Spanish sport”. International Journal of the History of Sport , 28 (13), 1788-1809.

Sánchez García, R. (2011). “Para una crítica epistemológica de la praxiología motriz”, Apunts, 104, 11-20.

Sánchez García, R. (2011) “Análisis sociológico de las actividades lúdicas caballerescas en la Edad Moderna

española: el toreo a caballo en los siglos XVI y XVII”, Museo del juego.

Sánchez García, R. (2010a) “Post-humanismo en la pista olímpica: casos Pistorius/Semenya y la re-definición del deporte”. Athenea Digital, 19, 51-67.

Sánchez García, R.  (2010b)  “Metodologías de primera persona en la enseñanza de   habilidades motrices”, Apunts, 100, 30-38.

Sánchez García, R., and Malcolm, D. (2010) “De-civilizing, Civilizing or Informalizing:  the International development of MMA”, IRSS, 45, 39-58 (most downloaded article of 2010 in IRSS).

Sánchez García, R (2009a)  “¿Qué significa pensar en acción?”, Apunts, 98, 88-96.

Sánchez García, R (2009b) “Boxeo y proceso de civilización en la sociedad española”Apunts, 96, 5-13.

Sánchez García, R (2008a) “Análisis etnometodológico del dinamismo del concepto de habitus en Bourdieu y en Elias en el desarrollo de actividades corporales”.    REIS, 124, 209-231.

Sánchez García, R (2008b) “Habitus y clase social en Bourdieu: una aplicación empírica en el campo de los deportes de combate” Papers 89, 103-125.

Book Reviews

Sánchez García, R. (2012). “Los mitos esenciales del deporte español” (Review). The International Journal of the History of Sport, DOI:10.1080/09523367.2012.714287

Papers (2011). Deporte, salud y calidad de vida by David Moscoso and Eduardo Moyano, La Caixa. Barcelona, 2009.

Foro Interno (2007). Power and Global Sport. Zones of Prestige, Emulation and Resistance by Joseph Maguire, London. Routledge, 2005.

Academic Conferences

Scientific Congress on Martial Arts and Combat Sports. Instituto Politécnico de Viseu (Portugal). 13-15 May 2011. ‘Tactical dimensions of kata: developing motor intelligence in aikido’.

Scientific Congress on Martial Arts and Combat Sports. Instituto Politécnico de Viseu (Portugal). 13-15 May 2011. ‘Martial arts/combat sports and civilizing processes’.

X Congress of the Spanish Sociological Federation (FES). Universidad Pública de Navarra. 1-3 July 2010. ‘Paradigma cultural y violencia: el caso del boxeo en la etapa democrática española’.

Phd Sociology program, University of Manchester. June 2009. ‘Ethnomethodological and Conversational Analysis of Alley Oop’

Women and Sport. Politécnica University of Madrid-INEF. 13-15 April 2005. ‘Del gentleman al cyborg: para una política del cuerpo deportivo’.

Journals Reviewed For

Qualitative Sociology

International Journal for the Sociology of Sport

Sociology of Sport Journal

Papers

Foro Interno

Editorship and other relevant roles.

Contributing Editor of In-yo: the journal of alternative perspectives in the martial arts and sciences.

Member of the research network of the International Society of Eastern Sports and Physical Education.

Member of the scientific committee and translator of the journal Revista de Artes Marciales Asáticas.


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