Search results for 'Sport' (28)
Dr Francesco Addesa
Francesco is a Senior Lecturer for the BA in Sport Business Management course at Leeds Beckett University. His main fields of interest are Sport Economics and Sport Management.
Dr Jamie Poolton
Jamie aims to inform the practice of optimising skill acquisition. His research has captured expert performance characteristics, investigated skill failure and examined alternative skill learning interventions. The findings are discussed across our Sports Coaching degrees and with our external partners.
Nicola is a Senior Lecturer and Course Leader for the MSc in Sport Event Management at Leeds Beckett University. Before moving into higher education, Nicola had a successful career in international event management and sports consultancy for a range of national and international organisations.
Gareth is a Senior Lecturer in the Faculty of Health & Social Sciences, teaching BSC & MSc Physiotherapy and Sports Therapy.
Kacy is a Senior Lecturer in Sport Marketing in the Carnegie School of Sport.
Sergio is a Reader in Sport Coaching. A former Team GB coach in Basketball, Sergio has extensive international experience in the development and evaluation and coach education systems. He has also conducted research into High Performance Coaching and Positive Youth Development.
Dr Gareth Nicholson
Dr Gareth Nicholson is Course Leader for the Postgraduate Sport & Exercise Biomechanics and Sport & Exercise Science courses within the School of Sport.
Dan is a Senior Lecturer in Sport Development, with a teaching and research focus in community sport development. His work is informed by critical social theory and explores the potential of community-based sport programmes for social change.
Dr Fieke Rongen
Senior lecturer in Sports Coaching within the Carnegie School of Sport.
Dr John Allan
John is a Senior Lecturer in Psychology and Outdoor Education (OE). As an academic and outdoor practitioner, he leads undergraduate courses and modules on Masters programmes in OE. His area of research centres on positive psychology and resilience building through adventure.
Professor Kevin Hylton
Kevin Hylton is Professor of Equality and Diversity in Sport, Leisure and Education. He is also Head of the Research Centre for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion. His research focuses on the nature and extent of 'race', racism and racialisation in sport, leisure and education.
Professor David CarlessDavid is a Professor in Narrative Psychology in the Institute for Sport, Physical Activity and Leisure. His research explores psychological wellbeing, mental health and identity development in physical activity and sport-related contexts.
Professor Sue Backhouse
Susan Backhouse is Professor of Psychology and Behavioural Nutrition and Head of the Centre for Sports Performance in the Institute for Sport, Physical Activity and Leisure. Susan is renowned for her research on the social psychology of doping in sport.
After a clinical career in the NHS and professional sport as a physiotherapist, Richard joined Leeds Beckett University in 2013 teaching across physiotherapy and sports therapy programmes and setting up the sports and exercise medicine MSc programme.
Professor Ben Jones
Ben is a Professor of Sports Physiology and Performance. His research has explored various aspects of sports performance and youth sport.
Dr Andrew Manley
Andrew is a Principal Lecturer in Sport & Exercise Psychology. He also works as a Practitioner Sport and Exercise Psychologist supporting athletes and coaches from a range of sports and backgrounds.
Dr Andy Pringle
Andy Pringle is a Reader in Physical Activity and Public Health and is the Research and Enterprise Lead for Physical Activity. He performs teaching and research into the effectiveness of physical activity and health interventions with adults and older adults. He was previously a Senior Health Promotion Specialist working in Primary care and Community settings. he makes a contribution to physical activity policy and practice through a number of international organisations and projects with a responsibility for public health and physical activity.
Dr Daniel Kilvington
Dr Dan Kilvington is a Senior Lecturer / Course Director in Media, Communication, Cultures. His teaching and research specialism explores 'race', sport and new media.
Dr Aarti Ratna
Aarti is a sociologist of race, ethnicity, popular culture and gender. She is known for her anti-racist and feminist theorising, particularly in relation to an analysis of sport and leisure cultures. Her work responds to the contemporary challenges of everyday multiculture, and the politics of national identity and belonging.
She has written about a range of racial and ethnic minority men and women, including those of the South Asian diaspora across different geopolitical contexts.
Dr Theocharis Ispoglou
Theocharis first joined the University to complete an MSc award. For the period 2001-2005, apart from working on his PhD, Theocharis was employed as part-time lecturer, research and technical support assistant. Since 2005, Theocharis has been employed as full-time academic.
Dr Katherine Dashper
Kate specializes in the social and cultural aspects of sport, leisure and events. She has expertise in relation to gender and equality, and in researching encounters between human and nonhuman animals in a variety of sport, leisure and event spaces.
Dr Kevin Till
Dr Kevin Till is a Reader in Athlete Development within the Sports Coaching Group at Leeds Beckett University. Kevin contributes to research, PhD supervision, teaching and project management combining his academic expertise with his practical experience within to enhance applied research within the fields of strength and conditioning, coaching and sport science.
Dr Kelsey Erickson
Dr Kelsey Erickson is a Research Fellow at Leeds Beckett University. Her primary research interest is the social psychology of doping in sport. Her PhD research was titled "Doping in Sport: a cross-national (US and UK) analysis of track and field athletes".
Dr Tom Quarmby
Tom is a Senior Lecturer in Physical Education (PE) and Sport Pedagogy. His research explores the role of sport and PE for youth from socially vulnerable backgrounds, specific care experienced children and young people.
Professor Jim McKenna
Jim McKenna is Carnegie Professor of Physical Activity and Health and Head of the Active Lifestyles Research Centre in the Carnegie Faculty.
Dr Leanne Norman
Leanne is a Reader within the Carnegie School of Sport. Her research utilises a critical sociological lens to examine the culture of coaching to address gender equality and provide evidence for the need to diversify the coaching workforce.
Dr Adam Gledhill
Adam is a Senior Lecturer in Sport and Exercise Psychology. He also works as a sport scientist supporting athletes, coaches and parents from a range of sports and backgrounds.