Cathy Van Ingen

Applied Health Sciences - Kinesiology

Cathy Van Ingen


  • Cultural studies of sport and leisure
  • Boxing history and the contemporary boxing scene
  • Geographies of sport and physical activity
  • Theories of the body, race, gender and sexuality
  • Qualitative research methods

Current research includes the Shape Your Life boxing project - a free, recreational boxing program for female and trans survivors of violence in Toronto [] that has been running since 2007, and an examination of the world of women's professional boxing.

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Cathy Van Ingen

Associate Professor
Office: Walker Complex 244
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