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Calls have been made to analyse more fully and deeply the sensory dimension of the lived sporting body, including via phenomenological perspectives. This article contributes to this developing literature by bringing to bear insights derived from phenomenology - on two distinct sports / physical cultures: distance running and scuba diving. Here we focus upon the sense of touch, and specifically upon heat and pressure as two key structures of haptic lived experience.

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This page is a summary of: Feeling the way: Notes toward a haptic phenomenology of distance running and scuba diving, International Review for the Sociology of Sport, August 2010, SAGE Publications, DOI: 10.1177/1012690210380577.
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