This article, co-authored with Claire Mills, is a response to a letter in the journal Obesity which argued that BWS have no place in science. We argued that it can provide a useful tool that gives some indication of the physiological and biomechanic differences experienced when obese.
Mills, C. and Ryall, E. (2018) Obesity. 26(12): 1825-1825. DOI: 10.1002/oby.22340
In this article, co-authored with Paul Davis, we outline how violence actions in sport are often perceived differently to other transgressions.
Davis, P., and Ryall, E. (2017) Sport, Ethics and Philosophy. 11(2): 201-218. DOI: 10.1080/17511321.2017.1286377
This is part of a special issue in Sport, Ethics and Philosophy on the aesthetics of football and seeks to argue that football is inherently a better game than golf.
Ryall, E. (2015) Sport, Ethics and Philosophy. 9(2): 205-213. DOI:10.1080/17511321.2015.1020854
This paper seeks to provide a response to Gaffney’s analysis of teamwork by arguing that teamwork is morally neutral rather than a virtue in itself. This conclusion will be supported by examples which demonstrate how teamwork can develop and foster undesirable traits and practices such as resentment, contempt and the purely instrumental use of others in the achievement of desired ends.
Ryall, E. (2014) Journal of the Philosophy of Sport. 41(1): 57-62. DOI:10.1080/00948705.2014.961163
Each of FIFA’s eight arguments against the implementation of goal-line technology in football are evaluated in turn in order to assess their merits.
Ryall, E. (2012) Sport, Ethics and Philosophy. 6 (4), p439-450.
Invited contributor to The Philosopher’s Magazine for their special issue on the philosophy of sport.
Ryall, E. (2012) The Philosopher’s Magazine. 58: 90-94.
This is a critique of the concept of mental toughness and considers the ideology and rhetoric behind it.
Caddick, N. and Ryall, E. (2012) Journal of the Philosophy of Sport. 39 (1) 137-154.
Ryall, E. (2011) Bulletin of Sport and Culture. 35: 7-9.
This paper considers the role of the substitute in sport from an Existential perspective with a focus upon ‘Bad Faith’ and ‘Authenticity’.
Ryall, E. (2008) Sport, Ethics & Philosophy. 2(1) 56-70.
This paper argues that the language that the media uses in discussing the topic of genetic technology affects the ethical judgments that we consequently make.
Ryall, E. (2008) Continuum. 22(3) 363-374.