Sally-Ann Starkey

Sport and Exercise Sciences

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.

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

Teaching:
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

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

Degrees

Loughborough University, United Kingdom, MSc Sport Science

Postgraduate training

Post Graduate Certificate in Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, United Kingdom, Liverpool John Moores University, ? - present
Post Graduate Certificate in Research Methods, United Kingdom, Leeds Metropolitan University, ? - present

Report

Whitehead A, Cullinane D, Walker C, Beattie I, Starkey S, Boyd V, Charlotte W. England Netball. Together We Will Evaluation Report England Netball. Together We Will Evaluation Report

Conference publication

Starkey S-A. A validation study of the 'Health and Weight Attitudes Scale' with UK undergraduate physical activity, nutrition and health students 6th Annual International Weight Stigma Conference, 6th Annual International Weight Stigma Conference DOI

Starkey S-A. A pilot study to examine the impact of class-based activity on undergraduates' awareness of their implicit and explicit weight attitudes and perceptions 6th Annual International Weight Stigma Conference, 6th Annual International Weight Stigma Conference DOI

Industrial connections:

Liverpool City Council and neighbourhood teams.

Liverpool PCT.

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