Our group members from the School of Education and Lifelong Learning and their research expertise. Please visit each member’s staff page for further information.
Dr Kimberley J. Bartholomew: Motivation in sport, exercise and education; coach/teacher education programmes; promoting optimal performance and psychological well-being in athletes and students; the influence of educational practices on sustained health-conducive behaviour.
Dr Lee Beaumont: Health-related policy and practice within the physical education curriculum; the promotion of healthy, active lifestyles in young people; outdoor and adventurous activities within the physical education curriculum.
Dr Kate Russell: Gender, bodies and sexuality in sport, physical education and school contexts.
Dr Victoria Warburton: Dynamics of motivation in sport, exercise and education; personal and contextual factors that optimise motivation, learning, well-being and performance; young people’s experiences in sport, exercise and education.
Current postgraduate student members
The group hosts a number of full-time and part-time postgraduate students:
Michael Bennett (EdD):‘Developing a person-centred well-being model for professional footballers’: Supervised by Dr Victoria Warburton.
Andrea Hall (EdD): ‘Primary PE and the Pupil Premium: Supervised by Dr Lee Beaumont.
James Hupton (EdD): ‘Effects of Physical Activity on Classroom Behaviour’: Supervised by Dr Victoria Warburton.
James Newman (EdD): ‘Bullying in Sport’: Supervised by Dr Victoria Warburton.
Rosie Peck (EdD): ‘Understanding the quality of motivation experienced by junior doctors and how this impacts upon learning engagement and performance outcomes’: Supervised by Dr Victoria Warburton.
Rebecca Tuff (PhD): ‘Coach Behaviour Profiles in the University Sports Environment: Supervised by Dr Victoria Warburton.
SHE Group Graduates
Gary Hargreaves (MRes): ‘Coach Leadership, the Coach-Athlete Relationship and Anxiety in Youth Sport’: Supervised by Dr Lee Beaumont (2016).
Rebecca Tuff (MRes): ‘Coach and athlete perceptions of the coach’s interpersonal behaviour: Effects on athletes’ self-determination, enjoyment and burnout: Supervised by Dr Victoria Warburton (2015).