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Jenny McMahon

Jenny McMahon

Senior Lecturer in Education - Curriculum and Pedagogy

Room A198b, Building A, Newnham Campus

+61 3 6226 2999 (phone)

+61 3 6324 3048 (fax)

Jenny.McMahon@utas.edu.au

Biography

Jenny initially completed a Bachelor of Educations (honours) at James Cook University in Cairns. From there, she taught in primary school classrooms in north Queensland before moving to Tasmania where she moved into the University sector. Jenny has been a member of Faculty staff since 2008, firstly in a casual capacity and then in 2011, became a fulltime staff member. Jenny works in the Faculty of Education programs including Bachelor of Education (Health and Physical Education) and the Bachelor of Education (Primary) and (Early childhood). Jenny has a special interest in sport and represented Australia on numerous occasions in the sport of swimming, with the highlight being her achievement of winning a Commonwealth Games Gold and Silver medal. Recently, she completed the Melbourne Ironman triathlon. She has also been heavily involved in surf lifesaving.

See 1990 Commonwealth Games Aquatic Results: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aquatics_at_the_1990_Commonwealth_Games#Synchronised_swimming

Career summary

Qualifications

  • PhD (2010) 'Exposure and Effect: An investigation into a culture of body pedagogies', University of Tasmania, Australia
  • BEd (Hons) (2007) 'Slim to win: An autoethnography from an Australian elite swimmer', James Cook University, Australia
  • CertIV Training & Assessment (2013), Training and Education Institute Australiasia, Australia

Memberships

Professional practice

  • Australian Association for Research in Education (AARE)
  • Australian Council for Health, Physical Education and Recreation (ACHPER)

Teaching

Dr McMahon contributes to teaching in Bachelor of Education (early childhood); Bachelor of Education (Primary) and Post-graduate Education degree programs.

Teaching expertise

Jenny is committed to tertiary students' learning experiences and outcomes. This has been reflected in her being awarded three consecutive teaching merit certificates as well as being awarded a prestigious Vice-Chancellor's citation for outstanding contribution to student learning. She has expertise across degree programs including Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood & Primary) and Postgraduate degree in Education.

Teaching responsibility

EPA960/ESH714 - Understanding Educational Inquiry

EPA961/ESH708 - Foundations of Educational Research

ESH240 - Introduction to Health and Physical Education

View more on Dr Jennifer McMahon in WARP

Expertise

  • Qualitative research in sociology of sport
  • Research of power in sporting relationships
  • Qualitative Research Methodologies
  • Coach Education
  • Athlete wellbeing
  • Sport Pedagogy
  • Pre-service health and physical education teachers' readiness to teach after completing online
  • Sporting parents

Research Themes

Jenny's research aligns with the University's research theme of Culture and Society. Her research interests include understanding the long term effects of practices on athletes; athlete wellbeing; media, sport and culture, coach education, parents' role in athlete wellbeing. She has also investigated pre-service teachers' readiness to teach after completing health and physical education content online. Jenny is a co-researcher into the application of tablet technology to enhance pedagogical practice in HPE teacher education programs which is funded with a Teaching and Learning Enhancement grant.

Collaboration

Jenny is currently involved with a number of collaborative International research projects with; Laurentian University, Lincoln University, Swansea University and Gothenburg University. Within Australia, Jenny has ongoing collaborations with Monash University, James Cook University and Southern Cross University

Awards

  • Faculty Research Award: 2014, 2015, 2016
  • One of Jenny's papers entitled; Body pedagogies, coaching and culture: Three Australian swimmers' lived experiences which was published in Physical Education and Sport Pedagogy journal was named at the 2014 British Educational Research Association (BERA) conference to be one of the top three most read and cited papers for 2013
  • Jenny's research has also attracted National as well as Local media attention which resulted in my research and UTAS as an institution being presented to the public through the television; radio; magazine and newspaper interviews. See UTAS Research to Reality feature on Dr McMahon's research: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UM5o-WDOdY8

Current projects

  • Sporting Parents and their role in athlete wellbeing
  • Human Rights of athletes in sport

Fields of Research

  • Education (139999)
  • Physical Education and Development Curriculum and Pedagogy (130210)
  • Sport and Exercise Psychology (170114)
  • Curriculum and Pedagogy (130299)
  • Specialist Studies in Education (130399)
  • Higher Education (130103)
  • Sociology (160899)
  • Teacher Education and Professional Development of Educators (130313)
  • Culture, Gender, Sexuality (200205)
  • Public Health and Health Services (111799)
  • Creative Arts, Media and Communication Curriculum and Pedagogy (130201)
  • Social Change (160805)
  • Arts and Cultural Policy (160502)
  • Education Systems (130199)
  • Continuing and Community Education (130101)
  • Public Nutrition Intervention (111104)
  • Health Promotion (111712)

Research Objectives

  • Equity and Access to Education (939903)
  • Education and Training (939999)
  • Learner and Learning Processes (930102)
  • Teaching and Instruction (930299)
  • Organised Sports (950102)
  • Gender Aspects of Education (939904)
  • Education and Training Systems (930599)
  • Learner and Learning (930199)
  • Pedagogy (930201)
  • Teaching and Instruction Technologies (930203)
  • Expanding Knowledge through Studies of the Creative Arts and Writing (970119)
  • Cultural Understanding (959999)
  • Social Structure and Health (920413)
  • Health Education and Promotion (920205)
  • Health (929999)
  • Expanding Knowledge through Studies of Human Society (970116)
  • Women's Health (920507)
  • Learner and Learning Achievement (930101)
  • Teacher and Instructor Development (930202)

Publications

Jenny continues to publish in highly regarded journals in her field. According to ERA (2010) standards, nearly all of the journals which she has published are considered to be 'A' ranked.

Total publications

63

Journal Article

(41 outputs)
YearCitationAltmetrics
2019McGannon KR, L Estrange M, McMahon JA, 'The role of ultrarunning in drug and alcohol addiction recovery: an autobiographic study of athlete journeys', Psychology of Sport and Exercise, 46 Article 101585. ISSN 1469-0292 (2019) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1016/j.psychsport.2019.101585 [eCite] [Details]

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2019McGannon KR, McMahon JA, 'Understanding female athlete disordered eating and recovery through narrative turning points in autobiographies', Psychology of Sport and Exercise, 40 pp. 42-50. ISSN 1469-0292 (2019) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1016/j.psychsport.2018.09.003 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 2

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2019Zehntner C, McMahon J, McGannon KR, 'An intensive longitudinal investigation of a parent-coach's practices and strategies in action'; challenges and opportunities', Sports Coaching Review Article Epub ahead of print. ISSN 2164-0629 (2019) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1080/21640629.2019.1590082 [eCite] [Details]

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2019McMahon J, McGannon KR, 'Acting out what is inside of us: self-management strategies of an abused ex-athlete', Sports Management Review pp. 1-11. ISSN 1441-3523 (2019) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1016/j.smr.2019.03.008 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Web of Science - 1

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2018McGannon KR, McMahon JA, Gonsolves CA, 'Juggling motherhood and sport: A qualitative study of the negotiation of competitive recreational athlete mother identities', Psychology of Sport & Exercise, 36 pp. 41-49. ISSN 1469-0292 (2018) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1016/j.psychsport.2018.01.008 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 4Web of Science - 2

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2018McMahon J, McGannon KR, 'The athlete-doctor relationship: power, complicity, resistance and accomplices in recycling dominant sporting ideologies', Sport Education and Society Article Epub ahead of print. ISSN 1357-3322 (2018) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1080/13573322.2018.1561434 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Web of Science - 5

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2018McMahon JA, Knight C, McGannon KR, 'Educating parents of children in sport about abuse using narrative pedagogy', Sociology of Sport Journal pp. 1-34. ISSN 0741-1235 (2018) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1123/ssj.2017-0186 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 3Web of Science - 1

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2018Zehntner C, McMahon J, 'Power and knowledge in a coach mentoring program', Sports Coaching Review pp. 1-21. ISSN 2164-0629 (2018) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1080/21640629.2018.1480736 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Web of Science - 1

Co-authors: Zehntner C

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2018Barker-Ruchti N, Schubring A, Aarresola O, Kerr R, Grahn K, et al., 'Producing success: a critical analysis of athlete development governance in six countries', International Journal of Sport Policy and Politics, 10, (2) pp. 215-234. ISSN 1940-6940 (2018) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1080/19406940.2017.1348381 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Web of Science - 10

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2018McGannon KR, Tatarnic E, McMahon J, 'The Long and Winding Road: An Autobiographic Study of an Elite Athlete Mother's Journey to Winning Gold', Journal of Applied Sport Psychology pp. 1-20. ISSN 1041-3200 (2018) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1080/10413200.2018.1512535 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 2Web of Science - 1

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2017McGannon KR, McMahon J, Gonsalves CA, 'Mother runners in the blogosphere: a discursive psychological analysis of online recreational athlete identities', Psychology of Sport and Exercise, 28 pp. 125-135. ISSN 1469-0292 (2017) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1016/j.psychsport.2016.11.002 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 11Web of Science - 8

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2017McGannon KR, McMahon JA, Price J, 'Becoming an athlete father: a media analysis of first time father tennis star Andy Murray and the implications for identity and performance', International Journal of Sport and Exercise Psychology pp. 1-33. ISSN 1612-197X (2017) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1080/1612197X.2017.1313296 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 2Web of Science - 2

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2017MacDonald A, McMahon J, 'The Relational Art Inquiry Tool: Supporting participants and researchers from non-Arts backgrounds to engage in and with a/r/tography', Revista VIS: Revista do Programa de Pos-Graduacao em Arte, 16, (2) pp. 373-396. ISSN 2447-2484 (2017) [Refereed Article]

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2017McMahon J, MacDonald A, Owton H, 'A/r/tographic inquiry in sport and exercise research: a pilot study examining methodology versatility, feasibility and participatory opportunities', Qualitative Research in Sport, Exercise and Health, 9, (4) pp. 403-417. ISSN 2159-676X (2017) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1080/2159676X.2017.1311279 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 5Web of Science - 3

Co-authors: MacDonald A

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2017McMahon J, McGannon K, 'Re-immersing into elite swimming culture: a meta-autoethnography by a former elite swimmer', Sociology of Sport Journal, 34, (3) pp. 223-234. ISSN 0741-1235 (2017) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1123/ssj.2016-0134 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 6Web of Science - 5

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2017McMahon J, McGannon KR, Zehntner C, 'I am fast but I do not fit: an autoethnography of a swimmer's experiences of competitive performance' stigma in two sporting contexts', Sport Education and Society pp. 1-15. ISSN 1357-3322 (2017) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1080/13573322.2017.1348941 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 2

Co-authors: Zehntner C

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2017McMahon J, Zehntner C, McGannon K, 'Fleshy, female and forty: A docudrama of a former elite swimmer who re-immersed herself into elite swimming culture', Qualitative Research in Sport, Exercise and Health, 9, (5) pp. 546-553. ISSN 2159-676X (2017) [Contribution to Refereed Journal]

DOI: 10.1080/2159676X.2017.1340328 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 7Web of Science - 6

Co-authors: Zehntner C

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2017McMahon JA, McGannon KR, Zehntner C, 'Slim to win: an ethnodrama of three elite swimmers' 'presentation of self' in relation to a dominant cultural ideology', Sociology of Sport Journal, 34, (2) pp. 108-123. ISSN 0741-1235 (2017) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1123/ssj.2015-0166 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 10Web of Science - 5

Co-authors: Zehntner C

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2017Zehntner C, McGannon KR, McMahon J, 'Control, consent and complicity in the coaching of elite women's cycling in Australia: a media analysis', Sport Education and Society pp. 1-13. ISSN 1357-3322 (2017) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1080/13573322.2017.1417257 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 1

Co-authors: Zehntner C

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2017McMahon J, Barker-Ruchti N, 'Assimilating to a boy's body shape for the sake of performance: three female athletes' body experiences in a sporting culture', Sport Education and Society, 22, (2) pp. 157-174. ISSN 1357-3322 (2017) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1080/13573322.2015.1013463 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 11Web of Science - 6

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2016McGannon K, McMahon J, 'Media representations and athlete identities: Examining benefits for sport psychology', QMiP Bulletin, (22) pp. 43-51. ISSN 2044-0820 (2016) [Professional, Refereed Article]

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2016McGannon KR, McMahon J, Schinke RJ, Gonsalves CA, 'Understanding Athlete Mother Transition in cultural context: a media analysis of Kim Clijsters' tennis comeback and self-identity implications', Sport, Exercise, and Performance Psychology, 6, (1) pp. 20-34. ISSN 2157-3905 (2016) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1037/spy0000079 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 6Web of Science - 2

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2016McMahon J, Barker-Ruchti N, 'The media's role in transmitting a cultural ideology and the effect on the general public', Qualitative Research in Sport, Exercise and Health, 8, (2) pp. 131-146. ISSN 2159-676X (2016) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1080/2159676X.2015.1121912 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 6Web of Science - 3

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2016McMahon J, McGannon R, 'Whose stories matter? Re-vising, reflecting and re-discovering a researcher's embodied experience as a narrative inquirer', Sport Education and Society, 21, (1) pp. 96-113. ISSN 1357-3322 (2016) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1080/13573322.2015.1076779 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 2Web of Science - 3

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2016McMahon JA, Franklin R, McGannon KR, 'Body classification in sport: A collaborative autoethnography by two female athletes', Psychology of Women Section Review, 18, (2) pp. 48-58. ISSN 1466-3724 (2016) [Refereed Article]

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2016McMahon JA, McGannon KR, 'Do what (S)HE says and you will be a champion: poetic representations and the unmuting of my swimmer body', Qualitative Inquiry, 23, (6) pp. 411-415. ISSN 1077-8004 (2016) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1177/1077800416672695 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 1

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2016Penney D, McMahon J, 'High-performance sport, learning and culture: new horizons for sport pedagogues?', Physical Education and Sport Pedagogy, 21, (1) pp. 81-88. ISSN 1740-8989 (2016) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1080/17408989.2015.1072511 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 5Web of Science - 5

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2015McMahon JA, Penney D, 'Sporting parents on the pool deck: Living out a sporting culture?', Qualitative research in sport, exercise in health, 7, (2) pp. 153-169. ISSN 2159-676X (2015) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1080/2159676X.2014.901985 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 12Web of Science - 12

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2014McMahon JA, Dinan Thompson M, 'Health and physical education and the online tertiary environment at two universities: Preservice teachers' perceived 'readiness' to teach HPE', Australian Journal of Teacher Education, 39, (3) Article 6. ISSN 0313-5373 (2014) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.14221/ajte.2014v39n3.4 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 4

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2014Zehntner C, McMahon J, 'The impact of a coaching/sporting culture on one coach's identity: how narrative became a useful tool in reconstructing coaching ideologies', Sports Coaching Review, 3, (2) pp. 145-161. ISSN 2164-0629 (2014) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1080/21640629.2015.1051883 [eCite] [Details]

Co-authors: Zehntner C

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2014McMahon J, Zehntner C, 'Shifting perspectives: Transitioning from coach centered to athlete centered', Journal of Athlete Centered Coaching, 1, (2) pp. 1-19. ISSN 2329-2202 (2014) [Professional, Refereed Article]

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2013McMahon J, Penney D, 'Body pedagogies, coaching and culture: three Australian swimmers' lived experiences', Physical Education and Sport Pedagogy, 18, (3) pp. 317-335. ISSN 1740-8989 (2013) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1080/17408989.2012.666786 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 17Web of Science - 17

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2013McMahon JA, 'The use of narrative in coach education: The effort on short and long-term practice', Sports Coaching Review, 2, (1) pp. 33-48. ISSN 2164-0629 (2013) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1080/21640629.2013.836922 [eCite] [Details]

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2013McMahon JA, Huntly HE, 'The lived and living bodies of two health and physical education tertiary educators: how embodied consciousness highlighted the importance of their bodies in their teaching practice in HPE', Australian Journal of Teacher Education, 38, (4) pp. 31-49. ISSN 0313-5373 (2013) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.14221/ajte.2013v38n4.2 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 6

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2013McMahon JA, Penney D, 'Using narrative as a tool to locate and challenge pre service teacher bodies in health and physical education', Australian Journal of Teacher Education, 38, (1) Article 8. ISSN 0313-5373 (2013) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.14221/ajte.2013v38n1.4 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 7

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2013Zehntner C, McMahon JA, 'Mentoring in coaching: the means of correct training? An autoethnographic exploration of one Australian swimming coach's experiences', Qualitative Research in Sport, Exercise and Health, 18, (3) pp. 1-21. ISSN 2159-676X (2013) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1080/2159676X.2013.809376 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 8

Co-authors: Zehntner C

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2012McMahon J, Penney D, Dinan-Thompson M, ''Body practises - exposure and effect of a sporting culture?' Stories from three Australian swimmers', Sport Education and Society, 17, (2) pp. 181-206. ISSN 1357-3322 (2012) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1080/13573322.2011.607949 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 46Web of Science - 43

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2012McMahon JA, Penney D, '(Self-) surveillance and (self-) regulation: living by fat numbers within and beyond a sporting culture', Qualitative Research in Sport, Exercise and Health, 5, (2) pp. 157-178. ISSN 2159-676X (2012) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1080/2159676X.2012.712998 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 22

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2011McMahon J, Dinan-Thompson M, ''Body work - Regulation of a swimmer body': An autoethnography from an Australian elite swimmer', Sport Education and Society, 16, (1) pp. 35-50. ISSN 1357-3322 (2011) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1080/13573322.2011.531960 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 33Web of Science - 31

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2011McMahon J, Penney D, 'Empowering swimmers and their bodies in and through research', Qualitative research in sport, exercise and health, 3, (2) pp. 130-151. ISSN 2159-676X (2011) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1080/2159676x.2011.572176 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 21

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2008McMahon JA, Dinan-Thompson M, 'A Malleable Body - Revelations from an elite Australian swimmer', Healthy Lifestyles Journal, 55, (1) pp. 23-28. ISSN 1445-8918 (2008) [Refereed Article]

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Chapter in Book

(7 outputs)
YearCitationAltmetrics
2018Kezabu K, McMahon J, Kember D, Hill AM, 'Intersections of Indigenous Knowledge and Place Based Education: Possibilities for New Visions of Sustainability Education in Uganda', Structuring the Thesis: Matching Method, Paradigm, Theories and Findings, Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd, D Kember, M Corbett (ed), Singapore, pp. 139-148. ISBN 978-981-13-0510-8 (2018) [Research Book Chapter]

DOI: 10.1007/978-981-13-0511-5_14 [eCite] [Details]

Co-authors: Kezabu K; Kember D; Hill AM

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2018McGannon KR, McMahon JA, 'Mommy blogging: Understanding athlete-mother identities in a running community using discursive psychological analysis', Digital Qualitative Research in Sport and Physical Activity, Routledge, A Bundon (ed), United Kingdom, pp. 109-124. ISBN 9781138235533 (2018) [Research Book Chapter]

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2018McMahon J, 'Will to win: the darker side of elite sport', Routledge Handbook of Physical Activity Policy and Practice, Taylor & Francis Ltd, J Piggin, L Mansfield, M Weed (ed), United Kingdom, pp. 464-474. ISBN 9781138943087 (2018) [Research Book Chapter]

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2018McMahon J, 'Exposure and Effect: An Investigation into a Culture of Body Pedagogies', Structuring the Thesis: Matching Method, Paradigm, Theories and Findings, Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd, D Kember, M Corbett (ed), Singapore, pp. 243-250. ISBN 978-981-13-0510-8 (2018) [Research Book Chapter]

DOI: 10.1007/978-981-13-0511-5_24 [eCite] [Details]

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2016McMahon J, 'Creative Analytical Practices', Routledge Handbook of Qualitative Research in Sport and Exercise, Routledge, B Smith, AC Sparkes (ed), United Kingdom, pp. 302-315. ISBN 9781138792487 (2016) [Research Book Chapter]

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2016McMahon J, Smith B, 'Ivor Goodson: Narrative coach learning and pedagogy', Learning in Sports Coaching: Theory and Application, Routledge, L Nelson, R Groom, P Potrac (ed), United Kingdom, pp. 123-133. ISBN 9781138816572 (2016) [Other Book Chapter]

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2016Zehntner C, Swabey K, McMahon JA, 'Using stories to investigate, reflect on and raise social consciousness in a sporting culture', What is Next in Educational Research?, Sense Publishers, S Fan, J Fielding-Wells (ed), The Netherlands, pp. 51-58. ISBN 9789463005227 (2016) [Research Book Chapter]

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Co-authors: Zehntner C; Swabey K

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Review

(2 outputs)
YearCitationAltmetrics
2012McMahon JA, Zehntner CH, 'The Sociology of Sports Coaching', Sport Education and Society, 17, (2) pp. 287-289. ISSN 1357-3322 (2012) [Review Single Work]

DOI: 10.1080/13573322.2012.652382 [eCite] [Details]

Co-authors: Zehntner CH

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2011McMahon JA, 'Biopolitics and the 'Obesity Epidemic' - Governing bodies', Sport, Education and Society, 16, (4) pp. 549-551. (2011) [Review Single Work]

DOI: 10.1080/13573322.2011.595168 [eCite] [Details]

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Conference Publication

(7 outputs)
YearCitationAltmetrics
2016Zehntner C, McMahon J, 'Using short looping video to develop demonstrations of skill, reflective skills and advanced pedagogical practice in a Heath and Physical Education teacher education program', Proceedings of the 2016 Australian Association for Research in Education (AARE) Conference, 27 November - 1 December 2016, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, pp. 1-18. ISSN 1324-9320 (2016) [Refereed Conference Paper]

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2014McMahon JA, 'Two elite swimmers' presentation of self' through Instagram and Twitter and how they might re-produce, negotiate or contest dominant discourse: A sensory presentation', QRSE2014 Conference Programme, 01 September 2014, Loughborough University, UK, pp. 19. (2014) [Conference Extract]

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2014McMahon JA, 'Gender assimilation in the name of performance: Three adolescent female athletes' experiences in a sporting culture', QRSE2014 Conference Programme, 01 September 2014, Loughborough University, UK, pp. 33. (2014) [Conference Extract]

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2014Zehntner CH, McMahon JA, 'How narrative became a useful tool in reconstructing coaching identity', AARE Conference Proceedings, 30 November- 3 December, University of Technology, Queensland ISSN 1324-9320 (2014) [Conference Extract]

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Co-authors: Zehntner CH

2012McMahon JA, 'PE: It's just me', AARE Conference Proceedings, 2- 6 December, Sydney ISSN 1324-9320 (2012) [Conference Extract]

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2010McMahon J, Penney D, 'Living by fat numbers: Exposure and effect of corporealism in a sporting culture? Stories from three Australian swimmers', AARE 2010 Conference Proceedings, 28 November - 2 December 2010, Melbourne, pp. 1-15. (2010) [Non Refereed Conference Paper]

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2009McMahon JA, 'Body work - regulation of a swimmer body: an autoethnography from an Australian elite swimmer', AARE 2008 International Education Research Conference, 30 November - 4 December 2008, Brisbane, pp. 1-24. (2009) [Non Refereed Conference Paper]

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Other Public Output

(6 outputs)
YearCitationAltmetrics
2016McMahon JA, 'Research Merit Certificate for Very Good Contribution', Faculty of Education, University of Tasmania, Australia (2016) [Award]

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2015McMahon J, 'International qualitative research in sport exercise, and health conference', Psychology of Women Section Review, The British Psychological Society, United Kingdom, pp. 78-80. (2015) [Report Other]

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2015McMahon J, 'Research Merit Certificate for Very Good Contribution', Faculty of Education, University of Tasmania, Australia (2015) [Award]

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2014McMahon JA, 'Young athletes feeling pressure', The Examiner, Fairfax Regional Media, Launceston, Tasmania, June 27, 2014, p. 16. (2014) [Newspaper Article]

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2013McMahon JA, 'New warning over swimmers' diet', ABC News, Australian Broadcasting Commission, Australia, 15 February 2014 (2013) [Media Interview]

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2013McMahon JA, 'Former swimmers pay price for negative culture', Research to Reality, UTAS, Australia, 2013, December (2013) [Magazine Article]

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Grants & Funding

Jenny has won numerous internal grants associated with the dissemination of research activities and is currently involved with one project funded by the Tasmanian Institute of Teaching and Learning.

Funding Summary

Number of grants

3

Total funding

$15,660

Projects

The British Psychological Society - Division of Sport and Exercise Psychology Conference - Nov 2015 (2015)$2,500
Funding
University of Tasmania ($2,500)
Scheme
Grant-Conference Support Scheme
Administered By
University of Tasmania
Research Team
McMahon JA
Year
2015
Health and Physical Education in the virtual classroom /cyber space at two universities: Students and pre-service teacher educators' perceptions of learning HPE online and their subsequent 'readiness' (2013)$9,000
Funding
University of Tasmania ($9,000)
Scheme
Grant-Research Enhancement (REGS)
Administered By
University of Tasmania
Research Team
McMahon JA
Year
2013
Using Narrative Ethnography to Intercept Body Pedagogies in Australian Swimming Culture (2011)$4,160
Funding
University of Tasmania ($4,160)
Scheme
Grant-New Appointees Research Grant Scheme (NARGS)
Administered By
University of Tasmania
Research Team
McMahon JA
Year
2011

Research Supervision

Jenny has extensive expertise with qualitative research projects. She has supervised a number of honours projects and PhD projects. Specifically, she has unique expertise in narrative research; autoethnography; and creative analytical practices.

Current

2

Completed

2

Current

DegreeTitleCommenced
PhDChildren and Adolescents with Autism: Sporting experiences, barriers and opportunities2018
PhDThe Past and Present of University-Based Paramedic Education2019

Completed

DegreeTitleCompleted
PhDIntersections of Indigenous Knowledge and Place-Based Education: Possibilities for new visions of sustainability education in Uganda
Candidate: Kevin Lubuulwa Kezabu
2018
PhDIntertwined: An investigation into Becoming an Artist and Teacher
Candidate: Abbey Jean MacDonald
2014