Dr Luke Jones Jonzon

Dr Luke Jones Jonzon

Lecturer in Sports Coaching/ Collaborative provision - academic contact for local partner colleges

Faculty and Department

  • Faculty of Health Sciences
  • Department of Sport, Health and Exercise Sciences

Summary

Dr Luke Jones' main area of expertise involves problematising entrenched coaching knowledge and practices. He was awarded his BA and MA degrees by the University of Bath, before completing his PhD at the University of Alberta. For his PhD, Dr Jones utilised the disciplinary analysis of Michel Foucault to explore enforced retirement from football in a thesis entitled The End of the Road?: Discipline and retirement in British professional and semi-professional football. His current research uses Foucauldian theory to investigate the unintended consequences of the ubiquitous use of surveillance technologies in professional football.

Recent outputs

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Journal Article

Soccer academy players' experiences of GPS surveillance

Jones, L. (2019). Soccer academy players' experiences of GPS surveillance. Journal of Athlete Development and Experience, 1(1), https://doi.org/10.25035/jade.01.01.04

Becoming a good enough coach

Denison, J., Jones, L., & Mills, J. P. (2019). Becoming a good enough coach. Sports Coaching Review, 8(1), 1-6. https://doi.org/10.1080/21640629.2018.1435361

Jogging not running: A narrative approach to exploring ‘exercise as leisure’ after a life in elite football

Jones, L., & Denison, J. (2019). Jogging not running: A narrative approach to exploring ‘exercise as leisure’ after a life in elite football. Leisure Studies, 38(6), 831-844. https://doi.org/10.1080/02614367.2019.1662831

Challenge and relief : a Foucauldian disciplinary analysis of retirement from professional association football in the United Kingdom

Jones, L., & Denison, J. (2017). Challenge and relief : a Foucauldian disciplinary analysis of retirement from professional association football in the United Kingdom. International Review for the Sociology of Sport, 52(8), 924-939. https://doi.org/10.1177/1012690215625348

An elite hockey player's experiences of video-based coaching: A poststructuralist reading

Taylor, W. G., Potrac, P., Nelson, L. J., Jones, L., & Groom, R. (2017). An elite hockey player's experiences of video-based coaching: A poststructuralist reading. International Review for the Sociology of Sport, 52(1), 112-125. https://doi.org/10.1177/1012690215576102