Exploring jockey and family life through a social health lens

Moore, Jan M. 2008, Exploring jockey and family life through a social health lens, Ph.D. thesis, School of Health and Social Development, Deakin University.

Title Exploring jockey and family life through a social health lens
Author Moore, Jan M.
Institution Deakin University
School School of Health and Social Development
Faculty Faculty of Health, Medicine, Nursing and Behavioural Sciences
Degree name Ph.D.
Date submitted 2008
Keyword(s) Jockeys - Victoria
Horse racing - Health aspects - Victoria
Lifestyles - Health aspects - Victoria
Family - Health and hygiene
Summary Workplace practices form an overarching social determinant of health for Victorian jockeys and their families. This research highlights the importance of riding opportunity, coping with risk and danger, and the gratification associated with the lifestyle to be key characteristics that impact on jockey family health for the better or worse.
Notes Degree conferred 2009.
Language eng
Description of original xviii, 278 leaves ; 30 cm.
Dewey Decimal Classification 798.400922
Persistent URL http://hdl.handle.net/10536/DRO/DU:30027377

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