Publications

Edited books:

Bicknell, Kath and Sutton, John (eds). (2022). Collaborative Embodied Performance: ecologies of skill. London: Bloomsbury.

Peer reviewed journal articles:

Bicknell, K. (2021). ‘Embodied intelligence and self-regulation in skilled performance: or, two anxious moments on the static trapeze’, Review of Philosophy and Psychology, doi: 10.1007/s13164-021-00528-7.

Christensen, W., Sutton, J. & Bicknell, K. (2019). Memory Systems and the Control of Skilled Action. Philosophical Psychology. 32(5), 693-719.

Christensen, W., Bicknell, K., McIlwain, D. and Sutton, J. (2015). “The sense of agency and its role in strategic control for expert mountain bikers,” The Psychology of Consciousness: Theory, Research and Practice. 2(3), 340-353.

Bicknell, Kath. (2011). “Sport, Entertainment and the Live(d) Experience of Cheering,” Popular Entertainment Studies, 2:1, 96-111.

Bicknell, Kath. (2010). “Feeling Them Ride: Corporeal exchange in cross-country mountain bike racing,About Performance, 10, 81-91.

Peer reviewed book chapters:

Bicknell, Kath and  Brümmer, Kristina. (2022). ‘No elephants today!’ Recurrent experiences of failure while learning a movement practice. In Kath Bicknell and John Sutton (eds), Collaborative Embodied Performance: ecologies of skill (p. 77-92). London: Bloomsbury.

Sutton, John and Bicknell, Kath (2020). Embodied experience in the cognitive ecologies of skilled performance. In Ellen Fridland and Carlotta Pavese (eds), The Routledge Handbook of the Philosophy of Skill and Expertise (pp. 194-205). London: Routledge. 

Christensen, Wayne and Bicknell, Kath. (2019). “Affordances and the Anticipatory Control of Action.” In Massimiliano L. Cappuccio (ed.) The MIT Press Handbook of Embodied Cognition and Sport Psychology. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.

Bicknell, Kath. (2016.) “Equipment, innovation and the mountain biker’s taskscape.” In H. Thorpe & R. Olive (Eds.), Women in Action Sport Cultures: Identity, Politics and Experience, 237-258. Palgrave Macmillan.

Peer reviewed conference proceedings:

Bicknell, Kath. (2013). “Everybody’s Writing,” Proceedings of the 5th Australian Cycling Conference: Everybody’s Cycling. http://www.australiancyclingconference.org/images/proceedings/ACC-2013-proceedings.pdf

Bicknell, Kath,. (2010). “The Feel of Five Minutes,” time.transcendence.performance: Refereed Conference Proceedings. http://arts.monash.edu.au/ecps/conferences/ttp/#proceedings

Book Reviews:

Bicknell, Kath. (2014). Review of The Audience Experience: A critical analysis of audiences in the performing arts, ed. by Jennifer Radbourne, Hilary Glow and Katya Johanson, Austalasian Drama Studies 65: 326-330.

Other:

Sutton, John and Bicknell, Kath. 2022. Introduction: the situated intelligence of collaborative skills. In Kath Bicknell and John Sutton (eds) Collaborative Embodied Performance: ecologies of skill (1-18). London: Bloomsbury.

Bicknell, K., Crane, M., Curby, K., Sutton, J. and Wiggins, M. (2021). Meta-Skills for Sports Coaches: a discussion paper. Centre for Elite Performance, Expertise and Training, Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia.

Sutton, J., McIlwain, D., Geeves, A., Bicknell, K. and Williamson, K. (2016). Sustaining Elite Performance: emotional skills and the mental game in Australian professional cricket. Macquarie University and the Australian Cricketers’ Association (ACA).

PhD Thesis:

Embodying Biking: Sport as live(d) events

Abstract (PDF)

Recent research related magazine and website publications:

Bicknell, Kath. (2018.) Trail Daze. Retrieved 24 March 2020, from: http://www.eskapee.com/issues/trail-daze/

Bicknell, Kath. (2018.) Suspension. Women. Lightweight Man Riders. And the new Stumpjumper. Retrieved 24 March 2020, from: https://flowmountainbike.com/tests/suspension-women-light-weight-man-riders-new-stumpjumper/

Bicknell, Kath. (2018.) Specialized Stumpjumper – short and long travel: women’s perspective. Retrieved 24 March 2020, from: https://flowmountainbike.com/tests/specialized-stumpjumper-womens-perspective/

Bicknell, Kath. (2017.) Finding form: why smiling improves your bike handing skills. Retrieved 23 November 2017, from: http://www.sbs.com.au/cyclingcentral/blog/2017/11/21/finding-form-why-smiling-improves-your-bike-handling-skills

Bicknell, Kath. (2017.) Finding form: a personalised approach to bike fit. Retrieved 23 November 2017, from: http://www.sbs.com.au/cyclingcentral/blog/2017/10/27/finding-form-personalised-approach-bike-fit?cx_navSource=related-side-cx#cxrecs_s

Bicknell, Kath. (2017.) Finding form: the perfect pedal stroke. Retrieved 23 November 2017 from: http://www.sbs.com.au/cyclingcentral/blog/2017/11/06/finding-form-perfect-pedal-stroke?cid=inbody:finding-form-why-smiling-improves-your-bike-handling-skills

Bicknell, Kath. (2017.) Tested: Trek Remedy 9.8. Retrieved 23 November 2017 from: https://www.ambmag.com.au/gallery/tested-trek-remedy-98-460884

Bicknell, Kath. (2017.) Smithfield MTB Park: how it began and what it’s become. Retrieved 23 November 2017 from: http://www.sbs.com.au/cyclingcentral/article/2017/06/02/smithfield-mtb-park-how-it-began-and-what-its-become

Bicknell, Kath. (2016). They’re just communicating! The future of cycling and how women are key. Retrieved 14 November 2016, from: http://flowmountainbike.com/features/theyre-just-communicating-the-future-of-cycling-and-how-women-are-key/.

Bicknell, Kath. (2016). Bec Henderson talks about Olympics number two.  Retrieved 14 November 2016 from: http://www.sbs.com.au/topics/zela/article/2016/08/03/bec-henderson-talks-about-olympics-number-two.

Bicknell, Kath. (2016). Olympian Gracie Elvin gives us a crash course in road cycling. Excuse the pun. Retrieved 14 November 2016, from: http://www.sbs.com.au/topics/zela/article/2016/07/31/olympian-gracie-elvin-gives-us-crash-course-road-cycling-excuse-pun.

Bicknell, Kath. (2016). Cyclists can be so judgy. Retrieved 14 November 2016, from: http://www.sbs.com.au/cyclingcentral/blog/2016/07/27/cyclists-can-be-so-judgy-0.

Bicknell, Kath. (2016). You can’t get stuck on ‘if only’. Retrieved 14 November 2016, from: http://www.sbs.com.au/cyclingcentral/blog/2016/07/22/you-cant-get-stuck-if-only.

Bicknell, Kath. (2015). “R U OK? A message for cyclists,” SBS Cycling Central.

Bicknell, Kath (2015). “Creating a new normal,” Travel Play Live (1): 22-25.

Bicknell, Kath. (2015). “Cav the case study: performance under pressure,” SBS Cycling Central.

Bicknell, Kath. (2015). “On yer bike,” Women’s Health, (August 2015): 48-49.

Bicknell, Kath. (2015). “Inside Insight: Specialized Destination Trail media camp,” SBS Cycling Central.

Bicknell, Kath. (2015). “Specialized Rhyme FSR Expert Carbon 650b – first ride review,” BikeRadar.

Bicknell, Kath. (2015). “Women’s cycling products: what matters, and why?” BikeRadar.

Bicknell, Kath. (2014). “Shred-ette: Specialized Rumor Expert Evo 29 Reviewed,” Flow Mountain Bike.

Bicknell, Kath. (2014). “What is the future for bike fit?” SBS Cycling Central.

Bicknell, Kath. (2014). “Why winning the Tour [de France] requires mental fitness too,” SBS Cycling Central.

Bicknell, Kath. (2014). “Tested: Giant Women’s Lust 27.5 2,” Flow Mountain Bike.

Bicknell, Kath. (2014). “#hashtag race coverage,” SBS Cycling Central.

Bicknell, Kath. (2014). “When your moves are numbered,” SBS Cycling Central.

Bicknell, Kath. (2103). “Haig: The cost of success in XC,” SBS Cycling Central.

Bicknell, Kath. (2013). “Australian Riders Find Creative Ways to Excel at the Top,” Flow Mountain Bike.

Bicknell, Kath. (2013). “Solo 24 hour MTB world champions talk about motivation,” SBS Cycling Central.

Bicknell, Kath. (2103). “Tested: Specialized Rumor Comp,” Flow Mountain Bike.

Bicknell, Kath. (2013). “Column: Down with negativity,” Flow Mountain Bike, 4: 32-33. Re-published online (2014).

Bicknell, Kath. (2103). “Peta Mullens: The power and the passion,” Flow Mountain Bike (4): 67-70.

Bicknell, Kath. (2103). “Flow State: On the topic of flow,” Flow Mountain Bike, 2: 75-77.

I have published over 400 additional articles, reviews and opinion pieces for global sports media. These include: Flow Mountain Bike, Bike, Enduro, Freewheel, Outer Edge and Australian Mountain Bike, Travel Play Live print magazines and websites such as SBS Cycling Central, BikeRadar.com, Eskapee, Flow Mountain Bike, Australian Mountain Bike, Enduromag, Privateer, and Pedal Pushers Online.