Mid-Atlantic Popular &
American Culture Association

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Health, Fitness, and Wellness

Area chair

Danie Greenwell (Drexel University)

Papers should focus on the ways in which these phenomena shape and are shaped by popular culture. The area will encourage interdisciplinary research and welcome scholars from all disciplines.

Examples include:

  • Health & fitness apps

  • The quantified self on social media

  • Marketing and promotion of wellness

  • Health promotion campaigns

  • Representations of health & wellness in popular culture

  • Popular culture themed fitness events (Harry Potter yoga/Zombie runs)

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