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Sport Studies Leisure and Nutrition

Miss Sally-Ann Starkey


Sally-Ann Starkey is a Senior Lecturer in Sport Development with Physical Education and is the Programme Leader for the BSH Sport and Nutrition for Health degree. She is also the Programme Leader for the MA Sport Development Management programme.

Sally-Ann teaches on a number of modules across both the undergraduate and postgraduate programmes within the centre, with a specific focus on physical activity, health and research methods.

Sally-Ann has previously worked within the voluntary, private and public sectors in a range of public health, physical activity promotion and health improvement roles.

She has an interest in community engagement, especially in relation to the motivations and barriers towards physical activity participation within various settings, populations and client group’s.

• BSc (Hons.) Health Studies
• MSc Sport Science
• Post Graduate Certificate in Research Methods
• Post Graduate Certificate in Teaching and Learning in Higher Education

Undergraduate and postgraduate teaching responsibilities across the Sport Development, Sport and Nutrition for Health and Coaching programmes

Specialisms include:

• Physical activity and health
• Research methods

• Physical activity participation
• Weight and body perceptions in relation to health related behaviours
• Physical activity, health perceptions and wellbeing


Loughborough University, United Kingdom, MSc Sport Science

Engagement & Impact

Industrial connections:

Company: Liverpool City Council and neighbourhood teams

Company: Liverpool PCT