Publications

Book

Hurd Clarke, L. (2011). Facing age: Women growing older in anti-aging culture. Toronto: Rowman and Littlefield.

 

Refereed Journal Articles

Hurd, L., & Mahal, R. ‘I am pleased with my body’: Older men’s perceptions and experiences of their aging bodies. Accepted to Men and Masculinities on September 6, 2019.

 

Hurd Clarke, L., Currie, L., & Bennett. E. ‘I don’t want to be, feel like an old man’: Older Canadian men’s perceptions and experiences of physical activity. Accepted to Ageing and Society on June 7, 2018.

 

Wada, M., Hurd Clarke, L., & Mortenson, W.B. ‘I am busy independent woman who has sense of humor, caring about others’: Older adults’ self-representations in online dating profiles. Published online at Ageing and Society on December 4, 2017. DOI: 10.1017/SO144686X17001325.

 

Hurd Clarke, L., & Lefkowich, M. (2018). ‘I don’t really have any issue with masculinity’: Older Canadian men’s perceptions and experiences of aging masculinity. Journal of Aging Studies, 45, 18-24.

 

Mortenson, W.B., Hurd Clarke, L., Goldsmith, C. H., Jang, S., & Kirby, R. L. (2018). Measurement properties of the wheelchair skills test for scooters among experienced users. Disability and Rehabilitation: Assistive Technology, 13(1), 60-65.

 

Hurd Clarke, L. (2017). Women, aging, and beauty culture: Navigating the social perils of looking oldGenerations, 41(4), 104-108.

 

Bennett, E. V., Hurd Clarke, L., Kowalski, K. C., & Crocker, P. R. E. (2017). From pleasure and pride to the fear of decline: Exploring the emotions in older women’s physical activity narratives. Psychology of Sport and Exercise, 33, 113-122.

 

Rushton, P. W., Mortenson, B., Viswanathan, P., Wang, R.H., Miller, W., & Hurd Clarke, L. (2017). Intelligent power wheelchairs use in long-term care: Potential users’ experiences and perceptions. Disability and Rehabilitation: Assistive Technology, 12(7), 740-746.

 

Bennett, E. V., Hurd Clarke, L., Kowalski, K., & Crocker, P.R.E. (2017). “I’ll do anything to maintain my health”: How women aged 65 to 94 perceive, experience, and cope with their aging bodies. Body Image, 21, 71-80.

 

Bennett, E., Scarlett, L., Hurd Clarke, L., & Crocker, P. (2017). Negotiating (athletic) femininity: The body and identity in elite female basketball players. Qualitative Research in Sport, Exercise and Health9(2), 233-246.

 

Lefkowich, M., Oliffe, J., Hurd Clarke, L., & Hannan-Leith, M. (2017). Male body practices: Pitches, purchases & performativity’s. American Journal of Men’s Health, 11(2),  454-463.

 

Wada, M., Mortenson, W.B., & Hurd Clarke, L. (2016). Older adults’ online dating profiles and successful aging. Canadian Journal on Aging35(4), 479-490.

 

Hurd Clarke, L., & Korotchenko, A. (2016). ‘I know it exists…but I haven’t experienced it personally’: Older Canadian men’s perceptions of ageism as a distant social problem. Ageing and Society, 36(8), 1757-1773.

 

Korotchenko, A., & Hurd Clarke, L. (2016). ‘Becoming disabled yet again’: Experiences of bodily loss among men and women ageing with mobility impairments. Ageing and Society, 36(6), 1238-1253.

 

Donnelly, L., Hurd Clarke, L., Phinney, A., & MacEntee, M. (2015). The impact of oral health on body image and social interactions among elders in long-term care. Gerodontology, 33(4), 480-489.

 

Bundon, A., & Hurd Clarke, L. (2015). Honey or vinegar? Athletes with disabilities discuss strategies for advocacy within the Paralympic Movement. Journal of Sport and Social Issues39(5), 351-370.

 

Bundon, A., & Hurd Clarke, L. (2015). Unless you go online you’re on your own: Blogging as a bridge in parasport. Disability and Society, 30(2), 185-198.

 

Wada, M., Hurd Clarke, L., & Rozanova, J. (2015). Constructions of sexuality in later life: Analyses of Canadian media discourses. Journal of Aging Studies, 32(1), 40-49.

 

Hurd Clarke, L., Bennett, E. V., & Liu, C. (2014). Aging and masculinity: Portrayals in men’s magazines. Journal of Aging Studies, 31(4), 26-33.

 

Korotchenko, A., & Hurd Clarke, L. (2014). Power mobility and the built environment: The experiences of older Canadians. Disability and Society, 29(3), 431-443.

 

Hurd Clarke, L., Bennett, E. V., & Korotchenko, A. (2014). Negotiating vulnerabilities: How older adults with multiple chronic conditions interact with physicians. Canadian Journal on Aging, 33(1), 26-37.

 

Bundon, A., & Hurd Clarke, L. (2014). ‘Keeping us from breaking’: Elite athletes’ access to and use of Complementary and Alternative Medicine. Qualitative Research in Sport, Exercise and Health, 6(1), 121-138.

 

Wang, R. H., Korotchenko, A., Hurd Clarke, L., Mortenson, W. B., & Mihailidis, A. (2013). Power mobility with collision avoidance for older adults: User, caregiver and prescriber perspectives. Journal of Rehabilitation Research and Development, 50(9), 1287-1300.

 

Bennett, E.V., McEwen, C.E., Hurd Clarke, L., Tamminen, K.A., & Crocker, P.R.E. (2013). ‘It’s all about modifying your expectations’: Women’s experiences with physical activity throughout the course of pregnancy. Qualitative Research in Sport, Exercise, and Health, 5(2), 267-286.

 

Hurd Clarke, L. & Bennett, E. (2013). Constructing the moral body: Self-care among older adults with multiple chronic conditions. Health: An Interdisciplinary Journal for the Social Study of Health, Illness and Medicine, 17(3), 211-228.

 

Mortenson, B., Hurd Clarke, L., & Best, K. (2013). ‘Caught in the middle’: Prescribers’ attitudes towards and experiences with older adults as candidates for power mobility devices. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 67(1), 100-107.

 

Repta, R., & Hurd Clarke, L. (2013). ‘Am I going to be natural or am I not?’: Canadian women’s perceptions and experiences of menstrual suppression. Sex Roles, 68 (1-2), 91-106.

 

Hurd Clarke, L., and Bennett, E. (2013). You learn to live with all the things that are wrong with you’: Gender and the experience of multiple chronic conditions in later life. Ageing and Society, 33(2), 342-360.

 

Hurd Clarke, L., Korotchenko, A., and Bundon, A. (2012). ‘The calendar is just about up’: Older adults with multiple chronic conditions reflect on death and dying. Ageing and Society, 32(8), 1399-1417.

 

Hurd Clarke, L., and Korotchenko, A. (2011). Aging and the body: A review. Canadian Journal on Aging, 30(3), 495-510.

 

Bundon, A., Hurd Clarke, L., and Miller, W. (2011). Frail older adults and patterns of exercise engagement: Understanding exercise behaviours as a means of maintaining continuity of self. Qualitative Research in Sport, Exercise, and Health, 3(1), 33-47.

 

Korotchenko, A., and Hurd Clarke, L. (2010). Russian immigrant women and the negotiation of social class and feminine identity through fashion. Critical Studies of Fashion and Beauty, 1(2), 181-202.

 

Hurd Clarke, L., and Korotchenko, A. (2010). Shades of grey: To dye or not to dye one’s hair in later life. Ageing and Society, 30(6), 1011-1026.

 

Sims-Gould, J., Hurd Clarke, L., Ashe, M. E, Naslund, J., and Liu-Ambrose, T. (2010). Renewal, strength and commitment to self and others: Older women’s reflections of the benefits of exercise using photovoice. Qualitative Research in Sport and Exercise, 2(2), 250-266.

 

Hurd Clarke, L., and Korotchenko, A. (2009). Older women and suntanning: The negotiation of health and appearance risks. Sociology of Health and Illness, 31(5), 748-761.

 

Hurd Clarke, L., Griffin, M., and Maliha, K. (2009). Bat wings, bunions, and turkey wattles: Body transgressions and older women’s strategic clothing choices. Ageing and Society, 29(5), 709-726.

 

Hurd Clarke, L., and Bundon, A. (2009). From ‘the thing to do’ to ‘defying the ravages of age’: Older women reflect on the use of lipstick. Journal of Women and Aging, 21(3), 198-212.

 

Hurd Clarke, L., and Griffin, M. (2008). Body image and aging: Older women and the embodiment of trauma. Women’s Studies International Forum, 31(3), 200-208.

 

Hurd Clarke, L., Griffin, M., and the PACC Research Team. (2008). Failing bodies: Body image and multiple chronic conditions in later life. Qualitative Health Research, 18(8), 1084-1095.

 

Hurd Clarke, L., and Griffin, M. (2008). Visible and invisible ageing: Beauty work as a response to ageism. Ageing and Society, 28(5), 653-674.

 

Hurd Clarke, L., and Griffin, M. (2007). Becoming and being gendered through the body: Older women, mothers and body image. Ageing and Society, 27(5), 701-718.

 

Hurd Clarke, L., and Griffin, M. (2007). The body natural and the body unnatural: Beauty work and aging. Journal of Aging Studies, 21(3), 187-201.

 

Hurd Clarke, L., Repta, R., and Griffin, M. (2007). Non-surgical cosmetic procedures: Older women’s perceptions and experiences. Journal of Women and Aging, 19(3/4), 69-87.

 

Hurd Clarke, L. (2006). Older women and sexuality: Experiences in marital relationships across the life course. Canadian Journal on Aging, 25(2), 129-140.

 

Hurd Clarke, L., Martin-Matthews, A., and Matthews, R. (2006). The continuity and discontinuity of the embodied self in infertility. Canadian Review of Sociology and Anthropology, 43(1), 95-113.

 

Hurd Clarke, L., Liu-Ambrose, T., McKay, H., Khan, K., and Zyla, J. (2005). ‘Being able to do the things that I want to do’: Older women with osteoporosis define health, quality of life and well-being. Activities, Adaptation and Aging, 29(4), 41-59.

 

Hurd Clarke, L. (2005). Remarriage in later life: Older women’s negotiation of power, resources and domestic labour. Journal of Women and Aging, 17(4), 21-41.

 

Hurd Clarke, L. (2003). Overcoming ambivalence: The challenges of exploring socially charged issues. Qualitative Health Research, 13 (5), 718-735.

 

Hurd Clarke, L. (2002). Older women’s perceptions of ideal body weights: The tensions between health and appearance motivations for weight loss. Ageing and Society, 22(6), 751-773.

 

Hurd Clarke, L. (2002). Beauty in later life: Older women’s perceptions of physical attractiveness. Canadian Journal on Aging, 21(3), 429-442.

 

Hurd Clarke, L. (2001). Older women’s bodies and the self: The construction of identity in later life. Canadian Review of Sociology and Anthropology, 38(4), 441-464.

 

Hurd, L. (2000). Older women’s body image and embodied experience: An Exploration. Journal of Women and Aging, 12(3/4), 77-97.

 

Hurd, L. (1999). ‘We’re not old!’: Older women’s negotiation of aging and oldness. Journal of Aging Studies, 13(4), 419-439.

 

Selected Book Chapters

Hurd Clarke, L. (2018). Gender, (in)equality, and the body. In S. Westwood (Ed.), Ageing, Diversity, and Equality (pp. 36-47). London: Routledge.

 

Thorpe, R., Fileborn, B., & Hurd Clarke, L. (2017). Framing the sexual rights of older heterosexual women: Acknowledging diversity and change. In C. Barrett & S. Hinchliff, Addressing the sexual rights of older people. New York: Routledge.

 

Hurd Clarke, L. & Bennett, E. V. (2015). Gender, ageing and appearance. In J. Twigg and W. Martin, (Eds.), Routledge Handbook of Cultural Gerontology (pp. 133-140). New York: Routledge.

 

Hurd Clarke, L. (2012). Researching the body and embodiment in later life. In M. Leontowitsch (Ed.), Researching later life and ageing: Expanding qualitative research agendas and methods (pp. 24-40). Hampshire, UK: Palgrave Macmillan.

 

Hurd Clarke, L., & Korotchenko, A. (2012). Doing beauty: Older women, identity, and beauty work. In Virpi Ylänne (Ed.), Representing ageing: Images and identities (pp. 103-114). Hampshire, UK: Palgrave Macmillan.

 

Hurd Clarke, L. (2012). Chapter 95 – Physical appearance changes across adulthood – women. In Thomas F. Cash (Ed.), Encyclopedia of body image and human appearance (pp. 602-607). Maryland Heights, Missouri: Academic Press.

 

Donnelly, L., Hurd Clarke, L., Phinney, A., & MacEntee, M. (2010). Contexts of body image and social interactions among frail elders. Oral healthcare and the frail elder: A clinical perspective, M. MacEntee, F. Muller, and C. Wyatt (Eds.). (161-172). Toronto: Wiley-Blackwell.