April is a Lecturer in sport at the University of Stirling. Her main research area is substance use in sport, with a particular interest in non-elite sport. She has a PhD in Sociology and has completed pre- and post-doctoral fellowships supported by the National Institutes of Health and the National Institute on Drug Abuse in the United States. April taught in the City University of New York (CUNY) system prior to joining Stirling.
My research considers the intersection of sport, health, and substance use (doping). I have particular interests in non-elite sport and athlete well-being. I have recently completed projects funded by the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) and the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA).
Henning A & Andreasson J (2019) "Yay, Another Lady Starting a Log!": Women's Fitness Doping and the Gendered Space of an Online Doping Forum. Communication and Sport. https://doi.org/10.1177/2167479519896326
Dimeo P & Henning A (2018) The Outer Line: WADA, and the future of anti-doping. VeloNews. 12.12.2018. https://www.velonews.com/2018/12/commentary/the-outer-line-wada-and-the-future-of-anti-doping_482188
Dimeo P & Henning A (2018) The Decline of Trust in British Sport Since the London Olympics: Team Sky’s Fall from Grace. In: Fincoeur B, Gleaves J & Ohl F (eds.) Doping in Cycling: Interdisciplinary Perspectives. Ethics and Sport. London: Routledge, pp. 177-188. https://www.routledge.com/Doping-in-Cycling-Interdisciplinary-Perspectives-1st-Edition/Fincoeur-Gleaves-Ohl/p/book/9781138477902
Henning A (2018) Substance Use, Anti-Doping, and Health in Amateur Cycling. In: Fincoeur B, Gleaves J & Ohl F (eds.) Doping in Cycling: Interdisciplinary Perspectives. Ethics and Sport. London: Routledge, pp. 45-54. https://www.routledge.com/Doping-in-Cycling-Interdisciplinary-Perspectives-1st-Edition/Fincoeur-Gleaves-Ohl/p/book/9781138477902
Henning A & Dimeo P (2018) Perceptions of legitimacy, attitudes and buy-in among athlete groups: a cross-national qualitative investigation providing practical solutions. World Anti-Doping Agency. Montreal: University of Stirling. https://www.wada-ama.org/sites/default/files/resources/files/ssr_dimeo-henning.pdf
Henning A & van de Ven K (2017) 'Counting your steps': The use of wearable technology to promote employees’ health and wellbeing. Performance Enhancement & Health, 5 (4), pp. 123-124. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.peh.2017.11.002
Henning A (2017) Challenges to promoting health for amateur athletes through anti-doping policy. Drugs: Education, Prevention and Policy, 24 (3), pp. 306-313. https://doi.org/10.1080/09687637.2016.1208732
Henning AD & Dimeo P (2015) Questions of fairness and anti-doping in US cycling: The contrasting experiences of professionals and amateurs. Drugs: Education, Prevention, and Policy, 22 (5), pp. 400-409. https://doi.org/10.3109/09687637.2015.1029872
Henning A & Dimeo P (2015) Forget Lance Armstrong, the next big cycling doper could be your dad. [The Conversation] 27.01.2015. https://theconversation.com/forget-lance-armstrong-the-next-big-cycling-doper-could-be-your-dad-36734
Henning AD (2014) (Self-)Surveillance, Anti-Doping, and Health in Non-Elite Road Running. Surveillance & Society, 11 (4), pp. 494-507. https://ojs.library.queensu.ca/index.php/surveillance-and-society/article/view/doping/runners
Henning AD & Dimeo P (2014) The complexities of anti-doping violations: A case study of sanctioned cases in all performance levels of USA cycling. Performance Enhancement and Health, 3 (3-4), pp. 159-166. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.peh.2015.08.001