About the Author
David Carless, Ph.D, is a Senior Research Fellow in the Carnegie Research Institute at Leeds Metropolitan University. Over the past decade David has used a variety of narrative and arts-based approaches to explore mental health, psychological well-being, and identity in physical activity and sport contexts. His research has been published in international journals such as Qualitative Research in Psychology, Issues in Mental Health Nursing, International Journal of Mental Health Promotion, Psychology of Sport and Exercise, International Journal of Men's Health, Psychiatric Rehabilitation Journal, and Qualitative Inquiry.
Kitrina Douglas, Ph.D, is an Honorary Fellow in the Department of Exercise, Nutrition, and Health at the University of Bristol. Kitrina played professional golf for twelve years during which time she gained a variety of coaching qualifications including being awarded "Master Professional" status by the Professional Golfer's Association. She has worked in broadcasting and the media and, since 1996, has conducted research in the areas of sport, exercise, and mental health. She has published in a variety of journals including The Sport Psychologist, Journal of Applied Sport Psychology, Reflective Practice, Qualitative Research in Sport and Exercise, and International Journal of Sport Science and Coaching.