Jessica Louise Macbeth

Jess is a Senior Lecturer in Sports Studies and Research Degree Tutor in the School of Sport and Wellbeing, UCLAN. She teaches on the undergradute Sport and Physical Education and Sport Business Management degree programmes and supervises postgraduate research students. Jess was awarded her PhD, entitled 'Women's Football in Scotland: An Interpretive Analysis', from Stirling University in 2004. Since then she has worked as a Research Fellow and Lecturer at UCLAN. Her research focuses primarily on equity and equality in sport, with a particular focus on gender and disability.

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Will there ever be a level playing field in visually impaired sport?

The World Para Athletics Championships in London will feature ten eligible impairment types: eight physical, intellectual and visual. Public understanding of the issue has grown through media reporting and LEXI– the revolutionary system used by Channel 4 which explains the different classifications. But very little is known about the actual process and...

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