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Cath Walker

Cath Walker

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Biography

Cath Walker is a senior lecturer in Sport Development. Cath teaches on the BA (Hons) Sport development programme and is the link tutor for the Foundation degree in Disability Sport Coaching and development, in a unique collaborative partnerships with Greenbank College and Sports academy.
Cath's teaching includes Sport policy, Inclusive sport, Community development, sport sociology and Work based learning. Cath has an MA In Sport management and is currently working towards her PhD.
Cath has over 25 years experience working in Local authority sport development, with National Equity and sports organisations.

Degrees

2007, Liverpool John Moores University, United Kingdom, M.A. Sport Development managment

Publications

Highlighted publications

Walker CM. 2019. Developing workreadiness; a Glasgow housing association sports-based intervention Managing Sport and Leisure, 23 :350-368 DOI

Hayton JW, Blundell M, Cullinane D, Walker C. 2018. Building an inclusive cycling "movement": Exploring the charity-led mobilisation of recreational cycling in communities across Merseyside, England. Sport Management Review, DOI Author Url Publisher Url Public Url

Hayton JW, walker C. 2018. An analysis of third sector sport organisations in an era of ‘super-austerity’ International Journal of Sport Policy and Politics, DOI Public Url

Walker C, Stanley G, Blundell M, Burton D, Jones M, May S, Walker S. 2013. Lessons learned - Increasing participation of children with disabilities in Physical Education through a collaborative school and third sector partnership approach educationalfutures, 1 :1-27

Hayton JW, Walker C. Navigating Austerity: Balancing ‘Desirability with Viability’ in a Third Sector Disability Sports Organisation. European Sport Management Quarterly, DOI Public Url

Journal article

Walker CM. 2019. Developing workreadiness; a Glasgow housing association sports-based intervention Managing Sport and Leisure, 23 :350-368 DOI

Hayton JW, Blundell M, Cullinane D, Walker C. 2018. Building an inclusive cycling "movement": Exploring the charity-led mobilisation of recreational cycling in communities across Merseyside, England. Sport Management Review, DOI Author Url Publisher Url Public Url

Hayton JW, walker C. 2018. An analysis of third sector sport organisations in an era of ‘super-austerity’ International Journal of Sport Policy and Politics, DOI Public Url

Walker C, Stanley G, Blundell M, Burton D, Jones M, May S, Walker S. 2013. Lessons learned - Increasing participation of children with disabilities in Physical Education through a collaborative school and third sector partnership approach educationalfutures, 1 :1-27

Vinson D, Nixon S, Walsh B, Walker C, Mitchell E, Zaitseva E. Investigating the relationship between student engagement and transition Active Learning in Higher Education, 2 :131-143 DOI

Hayton JW, Walker C. Navigating Austerity: Balancing ‘Desirability with Viability’ in a Third Sector Disability Sports Organisation. European Sport Management Quarterly, DOI Public Url

Chapters

Beattie I, Nixon S, Walker C. From potential to achievement: enhancing students’ value to employees Graves S.

Engagement & Impact

External collaboration:

University of East London, External Examining. 2018

http://nghomes.net/, North Glasgow Housing trust, Greg Cann. 2016

St Mark and St John University Plymouth, External examining BA Hons Sport development and coaching Foundation degree Sport development Top up Level 6 programme. 2012

Conference presentation:

Navigating Austerity: Desirability versus viability, a Third sector sports organisations’ response., PSA Sport and Politics conference 2016, Bourenmouth Univerosty Bournemouth, Oral presentation. 2016

External committees:

English Federation of Disabilty Sport North West regional federation committee, English Federation of Disabilty Sport, Regional Committee member. 2011

Membership of professional bodies:

Fellow of the HEA, Higher Education Academy. 2005

Teaching qualification:

Postgraduate Certificate in teaching and learning in Higher Education. 2004