Coach and Teacher Education Coach and Teacher Education

Our research in this area draws on theories from across psychology, sociology and pedagogy to examine the factors that influence the educational practices of coaches and teachers. We seek to understand how the practices of coaches and teachers influence and optimise the experiences, well-being, performance and participation of sports participants and students.

Publications

Werkhoven, T., Cotton, W., Russell, K. (2015) Weight based stereotyping amongst pre-service health and physical educators, International Journal of e-Healthcare Information Systems 2. pp. 31-38

Bartholomew, K. J., Ntoumanis, N., Cuevas, R., & Lonsdale, C. (2014). Job pressure and ill-health in physical education teachers: The mediating role of psychological need thwarting. Teaching and Teacher Education, 37, 101-107.

Russell, K. (2014) Child Safety and wellbeing in Australian Sport, In M. Lang & M Hartill (Eds) Safeguarding, Child Protection and Abuse in Sport: International Perspectives in Research, Policy and Practice (pp. 116-125) Routledge, London.

Werkhoven, T., Cotton, W., Russell, K. (2014). Pre-service health and physical education teachers’ obesity-related nutrition knowledge and food habits, Journal of the Home Economics Institute of Australia 21, 2-11

Russell, K. (2012). Teacher Training for child protection. In J. O'Dea (Ed.), Current issues and controversies in school and community health, sport and physical education (pp.81-90). New York, NY: Nova Publishers.

Bartholomew, K. J., Ntoumanis, N., Ryan, R. M., & Thøgersen-Ntoumani, C. (2011). Psychological need thwarting in the sport context: Assessing the darker side of athletic experience. Journal of Sport and Exercise Psychology, 33, 75-102.

Russell, K. (2011). Seen but not heard: Child protection issues. In S. Georgakis, & K. Russell (Eds.), Youth sport in Australia (pp. 237–250), Sydney: Sydney Uni Press. 

Bartholomew, K. J., Ntoumanis, N., & Thøgersen-Ntoumani, C. (2010). The controlling interpersonal style in a coaching context: Development and initial validation of a psychometric scale. Journal of Sport and Exercise Psychology, 32, 193-216.

Bartholomew, K. J., Ntoumanis, N., & Thøgersen-Ntoumani, C. (2009). A review of controlling motivational strategies from a self-determination theory perspective: Implications for sports coaches. International Review of Sport and Exercise Psychology, 2, 215-233.

Brackenridge, C., Pitchford, A., Russell, K. M. & Nutt, G. (Eds) (2007). Child Welfare in Football: An exploration of children’s welfare in the modern game. Routledge: London. 

Russell, K. M. (2007). The women’s game. In C. Brackenridge, A. Pitchford., K. M. Russell & G. Nutt (Eds.) Child welfare and football: An exploration of children’s welfare in the modern game. Routledge: London, pp157-169.

Russell, K. M. (2007). Disability and Football. In C. Brackenridge, A. Pitchford., K. M. Russell & G. Nutt (Eds.) Child welfare and football: An exploration of children’s welfare in the modern game. Routledge: London, pp148-156. 

Brackenridge, C., Pawlaczek, Z., Bringer, J. D., Cockburn, C., Nutt, G., Pitchford, A., & Russell, K. M. (2005). Measuring the impact of child protection through Activation States. Sport, Education, and Society, 10 (2), 239-256.

Brackenridge, C., Bringer, J., Cockburn, C., Nutt, G., Pitchford, A., Russell, K. M., & Pawlaczek, Z. (2004). The Football Association’s Child Protection Research Project 2002-2006: Rationale, Design and First Year Results. Managing Leisure - An International Journal, 9, 30-46.

Pitchford, A., Brackenridge, C., Bringer, J. D, Cockburn, C., Nutt, G., Pawlaczek, Z., & Russell, K. M. (2004). Children in Football: Seen but not heard. Soccer and Society 5 (1), 43-60.

Projects

The experiences of LGBTQ Pre-service teachers in New South Wales, Aus. PI. Kate Russell

Review of cost-benefit models and their applicability to sport. Project Director Dr Ric Fordham, research team includes Victoria Warburton. Funded by Sport England (2012).