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Sean Gammon

Dr. Sean Gammon

Senior Lecturer

Lancashire School of Business and Enterprise

Greenbank Building, GR130

+44 (0) 1772 89 4919

sjgammon@uclan.ac.uk

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Dr Sean Gammon is based in the Lancashire School of Business and Enterprise at the University of Central Lancashire. He has been writing and researching in sport tourism for over twenty years and managed the first under graduate degree programme on the subject (BA Hons Sport Tourism). Sean’s research interests mostly focus on sport tourist experiences, though more recently he has been exploring the breadth and significance of sports heritage in generating tourism (Gammon, 2015; Ramshaw and Gammon, 2015). In addition to his work in sport tourism, he continues to contribute to the field of leisure studies, primarily focussing on the health giving properties of leisure states of mind (Gammon and Elkington, 2018, Gammon and Jarratt, 2018). 

Publications

Gammon. S. and Kurtzman, J. (eds.) (2002) Sport Tourism: Principles and Practice, Eastbourne: LSA Publications, Vol 76.

Gammon, S and Ramshaw, G. (eds.) (2007) Heritage, Sport and Tourism: sporting pasts – tourist futures. London: Routledge.

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research

  • Heritage and Sport Tourism: Management and Motives.
  • Leisure and Landscape/Seascape
  • Leisure, blue space and wellbeing.
  • Representation of sporting heroes in halls of fame and museums

teaching

  • Landscapes of Events
  • Managing Sports Events
  • Research Methods for Tourism, Hospitality and Events
  • The Tourist: experience and motivation.
  • Sport Tourism Management
  • Co-ordinator of the undergraduate research suite for TH&E.