Dr Victoria Palmer

  • Research Associate (Institute of Health and Wellbeing Social Sciences)

telephone: 01413305422
email: Victoria.Palmer@glasgow.ac.uk

Biography

Victoria Palmer is a research associate based in the Institute of Health and Wellbeing and the Physical Activity for Health Research Centre at the University of Edinburgh.  She is currently working as a qualitative researcher on the Seniors USP project a multi-disciplinary project exploring sedentary behaviour in older adults.  

Victoria’s research uses sociological theory, as well as knowledge from the sport, exercise and life sciences to understand physical activity and sedentary behaviour.  She completed her PhD ‘The negotiations of physical activity in three generational families’ at Glasgow Caledonian University in 2015. 


Research interests

  • Physical activity and sedentary behaviour
  • Sociology of the body, sport, health and illness, family life, ageing
  • Innovative qualitative and mixed-methods methodologies

Publications

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2018

Palmer, V. J., Gray, C. M. , Fitzsimons, C. F., Mutrie, N., Wyke, S., Deary, I. J., Der, G. , Chastin, S. F.M. and Skelton, D. A. (2018) What do older people do when sitting and why? Implications for decreasing sedentary behaviour. Gerontologist, (doi:10.1093/geront/gny020) (Early Online Publication)

Palmer, V. J., Tulle, E. and Bowness, J. (2018) Physical activity and the ageing body. In: Nyman, S. R., Barker, A., Haines, T., Horton, K., Musselwhite, C., Victor, C. R. and Wolff, J. K. (eds.) The Palgrave Handbook of Ageing and Physical Activity Promotion. Palgrave Macmillan, pp. 531-549. ISBN 9783319712901 (doi:10.1007/978-3-319-71291-8_26)

Palmer, V. J. (2018) Grandparents’ contribution to a family culture of physical activity. Gerontologie et Societe, (Accepted for Publication)

2016

Bunn, C. and Palmer, V. (2016) Using Bourdieu’s Toolkit to Critique and Improve Social Science Engagement with Physical Activity. In: Bourdieu Study Group Annual Conference 2016, Bristol, England, 4-6 Jul 2016,

2015

Palmer, V. (2015) Keeping it in the family: the generational transmission of physical activity. In: Tulle, E. and Phoenix, C. (eds.) Physical Activity and Sport in Later Life: Critical Perspectives. Series: Global culture and sport series. Palgrave Macmillan: Houndmills. ISBN 9781137429315

2014

Palmer, V. et al. (2014) Symposium abstracts: pace, penalty and prouette: the sociology of physical culture. Scottish Journal of Performance, 2(1), pp. 87-103. (doi:10.14439/sjop.2014.0201.05)

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Number of items: 6.

Articles

Palmer, V. J., Gray, C. M. , Fitzsimons, C. F., Mutrie, N., Wyke, S., Deary, I. J., Der, G. , Chastin, S. F.M. and Skelton, D. A. (2018) What do older people do when sitting and why? Implications for decreasing sedentary behaviour. Gerontologist, (doi:10.1093/geront/gny020) (Early Online Publication)

Palmer, V. J. (2018) Grandparents’ contribution to a family culture of physical activity. Gerontologie et Societe, (Accepted for Publication)

Palmer, V. et al. (2014) Symposium abstracts: pace, penalty and prouette: the sociology of physical culture. Scottish Journal of Performance, 2(1), pp. 87-103. (doi:10.14439/sjop.2014.0201.05)

Book Sections

Palmer, V. J., Tulle, E. and Bowness, J. (2018) Physical activity and the ageing body. In: Nyman, S. R., Barker, A., Haines, T., Horton, K., Musselwhite, C., Victor, C. R. and Wolff, J. K. (eds.) The Palgrave Handbook of Ageing and Physical Activity Promotion. Palgrave Macmillan, pp. 531-549. ISBN 9783319712901 (doi:10.1007/978-3-319-71291-8_26)

Palmer, V. (2015) Keeping it in the family: the generational transmission of physical activity. In: Tulle, E. and Phoenix, C. (eds.) Physical Activity and Sport in Later Life: Critical Perspectives. Series: Global culture and sport series. Palgrave Macmillan: Houndmills. ISBN 9781137429315

Conference Proceedings

Bunn, C. and Palmer, V. (2016) Using Bourdieu’s Toolkit to Critique and Improve Social Science Engagement with Physical Activity. In: Bourdieu Study Group Annual Conference 2016, Bristol, England, 4-6 Jul 2016,

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