Location

Law Building 51/52

Start Date

22-3-2019 12:00 PM

End Date

22-3-2019 1:30 PM

Description

Individuals are capable of putting their bodies and minds through incredible challenges and hardships, accomplishing goals that were thought to be impossible. Through these embodied informationally rich experiences, the potential to become stronger or rather anti-fragile in the face of physical and emotional adversity, may lead to strengthened mental health and the ability to cope well with future adversity. Using an ethnographic methodological approach centering on autoethnography, this proposed research asks ‘using the case of ultramarathon running, how do embodied information experiences in nature support antifragility and mental health and wellness?’

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Mar 22nd, 12:00 PM Mar 22nd, 1:30 PM

The Role of Embodied Information in Becoming Anti-Fragile: Through the Lens of Ultramarathon Running

Law Building 51/52

Individuals are capable of putting their bodies and minds through incredible challenges and hardships, accomplishing goals that were thought to be impossible. Through these embodied informationally rich experiences, the potential to become stronger or rather anti-fragile in the face of physical and emotional adversity, may lead to strengthened mental health and the ability to cope well with future adversity. Using an ethnographic methodological approach centering on autoethnography, this proposed research asks ‘using the case of ultramarathon running, how do embodied information experiences in nature support antifragility and mental health and wellness?’