Lecturer, Department for Health, University of Bath
My research examines sport and physical activity from a sociological point of view. I am interested in particular in: 1) sport, development, and the environment; and 2) health and fitness technologies.
I am the author of the book, Fitness, Technology and Society: Amusing Ourselves to Life (2018, Routledge, https://www.routledge.com/Fitness-Technology-and-Society-Amusing-Ourselves-to-Life/Millington/p/book/9781138948037), and am co-author of the book, The Greening of Golf: Sport, Globalization and the Environment (with Brian Wilson, 2016, Manchester University Press, http://www.manchesteruniversitypress.co.uk/9781784993276/). I have also published in a range of scholarly journals.
LIV Golf: Sportwashing vs. the commercial value of public attention
Jun 23, 2022 07:15 am UTC| Sports
The LIV Golf Invitational Series held its first event recently at Centurion Club in St. Albans, England. LIV is a challenger to established tours in mens golf most notably the PGA Tour. Golfers have seemingly been...
A brief history (and a look into the future) of fitness technology
Jan 11, 2018 15:15 pm UTC| Insights & Views Technology
Have you recently taken ownership of a shiny new activity tracking device? For many people, the essential fitness kit now includes gadgets designed not for sitting and staring at a screen, but for encouraging users to get...
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