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Special Interest Group

Physical Education and Sports Pedagogy

This SIG embraces educational research in the areas of physical education and sport in schools; physical education initial teacher training; and continuing professional development for teachers and other professionals working in physical education and school sport settings. The aims of the SIG are:

  • to provide a national forum for educational research in physical education and sport pedagogy
  • to stimulate collaborative, high quality research amongst SIG members
  • to prompt and co-ordinate communication between SIG members and key stakeholders and funding agencies in the areas of physical education and sport in schools, physical education initial teacher training, and continuing professional development for teachers and other professionals working in physical education and school sport settings
  • to raise awareness of research in physical education and sport pedagogy amongst wider educational communities
  • to prompt collaboration between SIG members and educational researchers working in other subject areas on issues of common interest/concern
  • to create a point of contact for comparable groups within educational research associations internationally (such as AARE and AERA)

SIG Convenors

Annette Stride, Dr

Principal Lecturer at Leeds Beckett University

Annette joined Leeds Beckett University in September 2007 and is a Principal Lecturer in the Physical Education Academic Group in the Carnegie School of Sport. As Course Director she teaches on, and oversees provision of, the Physical Education...

Ash Casey, Dr

Senior Lecturer at Loughborough University

Ash Casey completed a BSc in Sport Studies at West London Institute of Higher Education (1990-1993) before completing a Graduate Certificate in Education in Physical Education at Brunel University College (1995 -1996). On graduating he taught in...