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Sport and Exercise Sciences

Prof Zoe Knowles

Prof Zoe Knowles

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Biography

Professor Zoe Knowles is a HCPC Registered Practitioner Psychologist; Associate Fellow of the British Psychological Society (AFBPsS) and Fellow of the British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences (FBASES). She is the CPD Lead for the BASES Psychology Division. Zoe is the Public Engagement Lead for the School of Sport and Exercise Sciences at Liverpool John Moores University. Professor Knowles has several research interests including the psycho-social determinants of physical activity, the benefits of natural and active play, creative and qualitative methodologies with children and the design/evaluation of sport psychology interventions within youth sports.

Academic appointments

Professor of Engagement and Learning, Sport and Exercise Sciences, Liverpool John Moores University, 2017 - present
Reader of sport and exercise psychology, Physical Activity Exchange at the School of Sport and Exercise Sciences, Liverpool John Moores University, 2013 - present
L/SL in sport and exercise psychology, School of Sport and Exercsie Sciences, Liverpool John Moores University, 1998 - 2013

Publications

Highlighted publications

Noonan R, Fairclough SJ, Knowles ZR, Boddy LM. 2017. One size doesn't fit all: Contextualising family physical activity using write, draw, show and tell Children, 4 >DOI

Noonan R, Fairclough SJ, Knowles ZR, Boddy LM. 2017. Context matters! Sources of variability in weekend physical activity among families: A repeated measures study. BMC Public Health,

Noonan RJ, Boddy LM, Fairclough SJ, Knowles ZR. 2017. Parental perceptions on childrens out-of-school physical activity and family-based physical activity Early Child Development and Care, 187 :1909-1924 >DOI

Noonan RJ, Boddy LM, Fairclough SJ, KNOWLES ZR. 2016. Write, draw, show, and tell: a child-centred dual methodology to explore perceptions of out-of-school physical activity BMC PUBLIC HEALTH, >DOI

Noonan RJ, Boddy LM, Knowles ZR, Fairclough SJ. 2016. Cross-sectional associations between high deprivation home and neighbourhood environments and health-related variables among Liverpool children BMJ Open, >DOI

Austin, C , Knowles ZR, Richards K, Sayers J, McCree M, Ridgers ND. 2016. Play and Learning Outdoors: Engaging with the Natural World Using Forest School in the UK Skelton T, Nairn K, Kraftl P. Geographies of Children and Young People. Space, Landscape, and Environment 3 :1-22 Springer >DOI

Fairclough SJ, Noonan R, Rowlands AV, Van Hees V, Knowles ZR, Boddy LM. 2015. Wear time compliance and activity in children wearing wrist and hip mounted accelerometers Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise,

Knowles ZR. 2014. Reflective practice in the sport and exercise sciences: Contemporary issues Knowles Z, Gilbourne D, Cropley B, Dugdill L. Routledge 978-0-415-81493-5

Knowles ZR, Boddy LM, Fairclough SJ, Noonan R. Noonan, R. J., Fairclough, S. J., Knowles, Z. R., & Boddy, L. M. One size does not fit all: Contextualising family physical activity using a write, draw, show and tell approach. HEPA

Noonan RJ, Boddy LM, Knowles ZR, Fairclough SJ. Fitness, fatness and active school commuting among Liverpool schoolchildren International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health,

Crossley S, Knowles ZR, McNarry M, MackIntosh K, Eslambolchilar P. CHILDREN AND ADOLESCENT’S INTERPRETATIONS AND UNDERSTANDING OF 3D PRINTED MODELS OF PHYSICAL ACTIVITY European Congress of Sports Science

Noonan R, Fairclough SF, Knowles Z, Boddy L. Context matters! Sources of variability in weekend physical activity among families: A repeated measures study International Society of Behavior, Nutrition and Physical Activity

Boddy LM. Comparison of children’s free-living physical activity derived from wrist and hip raw accelerations during the segmented week Journal of Sports Sciences,

Foweather L, Knowles Z, Ridgers N, O Dwyer MV, Foulkes J, Stratton G. Fundamental Movement Skills in relation to weekday and weekend physical activity in preschool children

McCann D, Knowles Z, Fairclough S, Graves LEF. A protocol to encourage accelerometer wear in children and young people Qualitative Research in Sport, Exercise and Health,

Boddy LM, Knowles ZR, Downs S, Fairclough SJ. Effects of a pilot school-based physical activity intervention on recess and p[lay behaviours and teachers perceptions of school based play behaviours in children with intellectual disabilities ISBNPA

Downs S, Knowles ZR, Fairclough SJ, Boddy LM. Physical activity patterns in children and adolescents with intellectual disabilities International Society for Behavior Nutrition and Physical Activity

McCann D, Knowles ZR, Fairclough S, Graves L. Physical activity monitoring compliance strategies in children: A formative study International Society for Behaviour Nutrtion and Physical Activity

Aggio D, Graves LE, Knowles ZR, Fairclough S. Test content and response processes validity of the PAQ/C/A and a sedentary behaviour survey with UK Youth populations 5th International Congress on Physical Activity and Public Health

Knowles ZR, O Dwyer MV, Foweather L, Fairclough S, Stratton G. Effects of a six-month Active Play intervention on preschool children’s habitual physical activity levels 17th Annual Congress of the ECSS

Poster

Fitton Davies K, Rudd J, Watson P, Bardid F, Knowles Z, Noonan R, Foweather L. 2018. Exploring self-determination in children aged 5-7 years: A feasibility study. Celebration of Women in Research

Noonan R, Fairclough SJ, Knowles Z, Boddy L. 2017. Write, draw, show and tell: A mixed-methods case study exploring habitual physical activity among two families International Society of Behavior, Nutrition and Physical Activity

Journal article

Houghton L, Knowles ZR. 2017. Improving health behaviours and outcomes: An intervention to support engagement in physical activity Case Studies in Sport and Exercise Psychology, 1 :103-114 >DOI

Noonan R, Fairclough SJ, Knowles ZR, Boddy LM. 2017. One size doesn't fit all: Contextualising family physical activity using write, draw, show and tell Children, 4 >DOI

Noonan R, Fairclough SJ, Knowles ZR, Boddy LM. 2017. Context matters! Sources of variability in weekend physical activity among families: A repeated measures study. BMC Public Health,

Foulkes JD, Knowles Z, Fairclough SJ, Stratton G, O'Dwyer M, Ridgers N, Foweather L. 2017. Effect of a 6-Week Active Play Intervention on Fundamental Movement Skill Competence of Preschool Children Perceptual and Motor Skills, >DOI

Noonan RJ, Boddy LM, Fairclough SJ, Knowles ZR. 2017. Parental perceptions on childrens out-of-school physical activity and family-based physical activity Early Child Development and Care, 187 :1909-1924 >DOI

Hilland T, Ridgers NJ, Stratton G, Knowles ZR, Fairclough SJ. 2016. Origins of perceived physical education ability and worth among English adolescents European Physical Education Review,

Whitehead AE, Cropley B, Huntley T, Miles A, Quayle L, Knowles Z. 2016. ‘Think Aloud’: Towards a framework to facilitate reflective practice amongst rugby league coaches. International Sport Coaching Journal, >DOI >Link

Noonan RJ, Boddy LM, Fairclough SJ, KNOWLES ZR. 2016. Write, draw, show, and tell: a child-centred dual methodology to explore perceptions of out-of-school physical activity BMC PUBLIC HEALTH, >DOI

Garnham-Lee K, Trigwell J, McGee C, Knowles Z, Foweather L. 2016. Impact and acceptability of the coach and teacher training within a school-based sport-for-health smoking prevention intervention: SmokeFree Sports Journal of Child and Adolescent Substance Abuse,

Aggio D, Fairclough S, Knowles Z, Graves LEF. 2016. Validity and reliability of a modified English version of the Physical Activity Questionnaire for Adolescents Archives of Public Health,

Noonan RJ, Boddy LM, Knowles ZR, Fairclough SJ. 2016. Cross-sectional associations between high deprivation home and neighbourhood environments and health-related variables among Liverpool children BMJ Open, >DOI

Trigwell J, McGee CE, Murphy RC, Porcellato LA, Ussher M, Garnham-Lee K, Knowles ZR, Foweather L. 2015. Process evaluation of a sport-for-health intervention to prevent smoking amongst primary school children: SmokeFree Sports BMC PUBLIC HEALTH, 15 >DOI >Link

Fairclough SJ, Noonan R, Rowlands AV, Van Hees V, Knowles ZR, Boddy LM. 2015. Wear time compliance and activity in children wearing wrist and hip mounted accelerometers Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise,

Watson PM, Dugdill L, Pickering K, Owen S, Hargreaves J, Staniford LJ, Murphy RC, Knowles Z, Cable NT. 2015. Service evaluation of the GOALS family-based childhood obesity treatment intervention during the first 3 years of implementation BMJ OPEN, 5 >DOI >Link

Boddy L, Downs S, Fairclough SJ, Knowles Z. 2015. Physical activity and play behaviours in children and young people with intellectual disabilities: A cross-sectional observational study School Psychology International, 36 :154-171 >DOI

Foulkes J, Stratton G, O Dwyer MV, Knowles ZR, Ridgers ND, Foweather LF. 2015. Fundamental Movement Skills of Preschool Children in Northwest England Perceptual and Motor Skills, >DOI

Clowes H, Lindsay P, Fawcett L, Knowles ZR. 2015. Experiences of the Pre and Post Retirement Period of Female Elite Artistic Gymnasts: An Exploratory Study Sport and Exercise Psychology Review,

Huntley E, Sparkes AM, Gilbourne D, Cropley B, Knowles ZR. 2014. Reflecting back and forwards: The ebb and flow of peer-reviewed reflective practice research in sport Reflective Practice, >DOI

Downs SJ, Knowles ZR, Fairclough SJ, Heffernan N, Halliwell S, Whitehead S, Boddy LM. 2014. Exploring teachers’ perceptions on physical activity engagement for children and young people with intellectual disabilities SJ . European Journal of Special Needs Education, >DOI

O'Dwyer M, Fairclough SJ, Ridgers ND, Knowles ZR, Foweather L, Stratton G. 2014. Patterns of Objectively Measured Moderate-to-Vigorous Physical Activity in Preschool Children. Journal of physical activity & health, 11 :1233-1238

O'Dwyer M, Fairclough SJ, Ridgers ND, Knowles ZR, Foweather L, Stratton G. 2014. Patterns of objectively measured moderate-to-vigorous physical activity in preschool children. Journal of physical activity & health, 11 :1233-1238

O Dwyer M, Fairclough S, Ridgers ND, Knowles ZR, Foweather L, Stratton G. 2013. Effect of a school-based active play intervention on sedentary time and physical activity in preschool children Health Education Research, >DOI

Briegal Jones R, Knowles ZR, Eubank M, Gianoulatos K, Elliot D. 2013. A Preliminary Investigation into the Effect of Yoga Practice on Mindfulness and Flow in Elite Youth Swimmers The Sport Psychologist, 27 :349-359

Clowes H, Knowles ZR. 2013. Exploring the Effectiveness of Pre-Performance Routines in Elite Artistic Gymnasts: A Mixed Method Investigation Science of Gymnastics Journal, 5 :27-27

Knowles ZR, Ridgers, N D , Parnell D, Stratton G. 2013. Learning from the experts: Exploring playground experience and activities using a write and draw technique. Journal of Physical Activity and Health, 3 :405-415

O'Dwyer M, Knowles Z, Ridgers N, Stratton G. 2012. Physical activity, play and the pre-school years :1-12

Boddy LM, Knowles ZR, Davies IG, Warburton GL, Mackintosh KA, Houghton L, Fairclough SJ. 2012. Using formative research to develop the healthy eating component of the CHANGE! school-based curriculum intervention BMC Public Health, 12 :710 >DOI

Faggiani F, McRobert AP, Knowles Z. 2012. Developing pre-performance routines for acrobatic gymnastics: A case study with a youth tumbling gymnast Science of Gymnastics Journal, 4 :39-52

O'Dwyer MV, Fairclough SJ, Knowles Z, Stratton G. 2012. Effect of a family focused active play intervention on sedentary time and physical activity in preschool children. Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act, 9 :117 >DOI >Link

Knowles Z, Katz J, Gilbourne D. 2012. Reflective practice within elite consultancy: Diary extracts and further discussion on a personal and elusive process The Sport Psychologist, 26 :454-469

Ridgers ND, Knowles ZR, Sayers J. 2012. Encouraging play in the natural environment: A child-focused case study of Forest School Children's Geographies, 10 :49-65 >DOI

Watson P, Murphy RM, Knowles ZR, Dugdill L, Cable NT. 2012. Moving forward in childhood obesity treatment: a call for translational research Health Education Journal, 72 :230-239 >DOI

Mackintosh KA, Knowles ZR, Ridgers ND, Fairclough SJ. 2011. Using formative research to develop CHANGE!: a curriculum-based physical activity promoting intervention. BMC Public Health, 11 :831 >DOI >Link

Knowles Z, Gilbourne D, Tomlinson V. 2007. Reflections on the application of reflective practice for supervision in applied sport psychology SPORT PSYCHOL, 21 :109-122

Knowles ZR, Tyler G, Gilbourne D, Eubank M. 2006. Reflecting on reflection: Exploring the practice of sports coaching graduates. Reflective Practice, 17 :163-179

Knowles Z, Borrie A, Telfer H. 2005. Towards the reflective sports coach: issues of context, education and application. Ergonomics, 48 :1711-1720 >DOI >Link

Anderson AG, Knowles Z, Gilbourne D. 2004. Reflective practice for sport psychologists: Concepts, models, practical implications, and thoughts on dissemination SPORT PSYCHOLOGIST, 18 :188-203 >DOI >Link

Knowles ZR, Gilbourne D, Borrie A, Nevill A. 2001. Developing the Reflective Sports Coach: A Study Exploring the Processes of Reflective Practice Within a Higher Education Coaching Programme. Reflective Practice, 1 :186-201

Boddy LM, Noonan R, Kim Y, Rowlands A, Welk G, Knowles Z, Fairclough S. Comparability of children’s sedentary time estimates derived from wrist worn GENEActiv and hip worn ActiGraph accelerometer thresholds Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport,

Noonan RJ, Boddy LM, Knowles ZR, Fairclough SJ. Fitness, fatness and active school commuting among Liverpool schoolchildren International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health,

Taylor S, Curry W, Knowles ZR, Noonan R, McGrane B, Fairclough SJ. Predictors of Segmented School Day Physical Activity and Sedentary Time in Children from A Northwest England Low-income Community International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health,

Boddy LM. Comparison of children’s free-living physical activity derived from wrist and hip raw accelerations during the segmented week Journal of Sports Sciences,

Downs SJ, Fairclough SJ, Knowles ZR, Boddy LM. Physical activity patterns in youth with intellectual disabilities Adapted Physical Activity Quarterly,

Rowlands AV, Cliff DP, Fairclough SJ, Boddy LM, Olds TS, Parfitt G, Noonan RJ, Downs SJ, Knowles ZR, Beets MW. Moving forward with backwards compatibility: Translating wrist accelerometer data Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise,

Foweather L, Knowles Z, Ridgers N, O Dwyer MV, Foulkes J, Stratton G. Fundamental Movement Skills in relation to weekday and weekend physical activity in preschool children

McCann D, Knowles Z, Fairclough S, Graves LEF. A protocol to encourage accelerometer wear in children and young people Qualitative Research in Sport, Exercise and Health,

Houghton L, O Dwyer MV, Foweather L, Watson P, Alford S, Knowles ZR. An impact and feasibility evaluation of a six-week (nine hour) active play intervention on fathers’ engagement with their preschool children Early Child Development and Care, >DOI

Knowles ZR, Gilbourne D. Aspiration, Inspiration and Illustration: Initiating Debate on Reflective Practice Writing The Sport Psychologist, 24 :504-520

Conference publication

Quayle LRJ, Umeh , Huntley T, Morley D, Knowles Z, Whitehead AE. 2017. Exploring UK Sports Coaches Knowledge and Use of Reflective Practice ICCE Global Coach Confrence

Quayle LRJ, Whitehead AE, Knowles Z, Taylor JA. 2016. 'Think aloud': A novel method for identifying differences in decision making in rugby league coaching. BPS Division of Sport and Exercise Psychology

Noonan R, Boddy L, Fairclough SJ, Knowles Z. 2016. Parental perceptions on children’s out-of-school physical activity and family-based physical activity interventions International Festival of Public Health 2016

Noonan R, Boddy L, Fairclough SJ, Knowles Z. 2016. Write, draw, show, and tell: A child-centred dual methodology to explore perceptions of out-of-school physical activity 5th International Conference for Qualitative Research in Sport and Exercise

Whitehead AE, Miles A, Cropley B, Huntley T, Knowles Z. 2015. ‘Think Aloud’: Towards a framework to facilitate reflective practice amongst rugby league coaches. BPS Division of Sports and Exercise Psychology Conference 2015

Knowles Z, Low DA, Graves L. 2015. Reflecting back and forwards: Embedding reflective practice into student assessment/learning LJMU Teaching and Learning Conference

Newson L, Richards K, Knowles ZR. Initial findings from one of the largest datasets on the value of the natural health service. INVITED SPEAKER National Community Forest Conference

Knowles ZR, Boddy LM, Fairclough SJ, Noonan R. Noonan, R. J., Fairclough, S. J., Knowles, Z. R., & Boddy, L. M. One size does not fit all: Contextualising family physical activity using a write, draw, show and tell approach. HEPA

Noonan R, Boddy LM, Knowles ZR, Fairclough SJ. Active school commuting, aerobic fitness and obesity among Liverpool schoolchildren. HEPA

Noonan R, Fairclough SJ, Knowles ZR, Boddy LM. Physical activity among family units: An examination of level, mode, location and stability using a write, draw, show and tell approach International Festival of Public Health

Mackintosh K, Crossley S, Eslambolchilar P, Knowles ZR, Hudson J, McNarry M. Perceptions of Visualising Children’s Physical Activity as a 3D Object International Society for Behavior Nutrition and Phsyical Activity

Mackintosh K, Crossley S, Eslambolchilar P, Knowles ZR, McNarry M. 3D Printing as a Tool to Enhance Children’s Understanding of Physical Activity Levels European Congress of Sports Science

Crossley S, Knowles ZR, McNarry M, MackIntosh K, Eslambolchilar P. CHILDREN AND ADOLESCENT’S INTERPRETATIONS AND UNDERSTANDING OF 3D PRINTED MODELS OF PHYSICAL ACTIVITY European Congress of Sports Science

Noonan R, Fairclough SF, Knowles Z, Boddy L. Context matters! Sources of variability in weekend physical activity among families: A repeated measures study International Society of Behavior, Nutrition and Physical Activity

Boddy LM, Knowles ZR, Downs S, Fairclough SJ. Effects of a pilot school-based physical activity intervention on recess and p[lay behaviours and teachers perceptions of school based play behaviours in children with intellectual disabilities ISBNPA

Boddy LM, Noonan R, Knowles ZR, Van Hees V, Fairclough SJ. Differences in childrens reported physical activity levels according to raw and count based accelerometer data ISBNPA

Downs S, Fairclough SJ, Boddy LM, Knowles Z. Physical activity patterms in children and adolescents with intellectual disabilities ISBNPA

Downs S, Knowles ZR, Fairclough SJ, Boddy LM. Physical activity patterns in children and adolescents with intellectual disabilities International Society for Behavior Nutrition and Physical Activity

McCann D, Knowles ZR, Fairclough S, Graves L. Physical activity monitoring compliance strategies in children: A formative study International Society for Behaviour Nutrtion and Physical Activity

Noonan R, Knowles Z, Boddy L, Fairclough S. Exploring children’s compliance to wearing wrist and hip mounted accelerometers Internation Society for Behavior Nutrition and Physical Activity

Huntley E, Gilbourne D, Cropley B, Sparkes A, Miles A, Knowles ZR. Reflecting forwards: Where to now with reflective practice research? Qualitative Research in Sport and Exercise

Downs S, Fairclough S, Knowles ZR, Boddy L. Investigating physical activity in children and young people with intellectual disabilities using objective methods 19th European Congress for Sports Science

Fairclough SJ, Noonan R, Knowles ZR, Boddy LM. Exploratory development of a risk score for children’s physical activity correlates based on the Youth Physical Activity Promotion Model ’ 19th Annual Conference of the European College of Sports Sciences,

Austin C, Boddy, LM, Fairclough SJ, Sayers J, Knowles ZR. Evaluation of the ‘Natural Health Service’- Forest Schools Research. 6th Biennial Conference of the International Froebel Society: "Play, Self-activity, Representation and Development"

Aggio D, Graves LE, Knowles ZR, Fairclough S. Test content and response processes validity of the PAQ/C/A and a sedentary behaviour survey with UK Youth populations 5th International Congress on Physical Activity and Public Health

Clowes H, Knowles ZR. Experiences of the pre and post retirement period of male and female elite artistic gymnasts: An exploratory study British Psychological Society: Division of Sport and Exercise Psychology

Knowles ZR, Huntley E, Devonport T. Symposium: Developing Applied Sport and Exercise Psychology through Reflective Practice: Explorations of Professional Practice, Issues with Reflection and Modern Research Trends British Psychological Society: Division of Sport and Exercise Psychology

Watson P, Knowles ZR, Murphy R, Dugdill L, Cable NT. Long-term behaviour change in families with children who are overweight: a qualitative study UK Society for Behaviorial Medicine

Huntley E, Knowles ZR. Experiential Learning via Reflective Practice British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences

Houghton L, Watson P, Foweather L, Alford S, O Dwyer M, Knowles ZR. The Fathers’ Engagement Project. European Sport Development Network

Houghton L, Watson P, Foweather L, Alford S, O Dwyer M, Knowles ZR. Fathers’ engagement with preschool children following a 6 week active play intervention British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences

Garnham Lee K, Trigwell J, Knowles ZR, McGee C, Foweather L. An Exploration of Primary School Teachers’ Self-efficacy and Perceptions of SmokeFree Sports (SFS) British Psychological Society Division of Sport and Exercise Psychology conference

Knowles ZR, Cropley B, Devonport T, Huntley E. Developing Applied Sport and Exercise Psychology through Reflective Practice: Explorations of Professional Practice, Issues with Reflection, and Modern Research Trends British Psychological Society Division of Sport and Exercise Psychology Conference

O Dwyer MV, Fairclough S, Knowles ZR, Stratton G. Effect of a family focused active play intervention on sedentary time and physical activity in preschool children PEPAYS (PE, Physical Activity and Youth Sport) Research Forum

Watson PM, Knowles ZR, Murphy RM, Dugdill L, Cable NT. One size doesn’t fit all: A qualitative exploration of long-term behaviour change in families with children who are overweight UK Society for Behavioural Medicine 8th Annual Scientific Meeting

Knowles ZR, Huntley E. Reflecting back and forward: A decade of reflective practice in sport BPS NW Division Conference

Knowles ZR, O Dwyer MV, Foweather L, Fairclough S, Stratton G. Effects of a six-month Active Play intervention on preschool children’s habitual physical activity levels 17th Annual Congress of the ECSS

Knowles ZR. Effects of a six-month Active Play intervention on preschool children’s habitual physical activity levels O Dwyer MV, Knowles Z, Foweather L, Fairclough S. ICSEMIS

O Dwyer MV, Knowles ZR, Stratton G, Foweather L, Fairclough S. Physically Active Play Interventions: What do we need to make it work? ICSEMIS

MV O Dwyer , Knowles ZR, Foweather L, Stratton G, Fairclough S. Physically Active Play Interventions: What do we need to make it work? 17th Annual Congress of the ECSS

Knowles ZR, Briegal Jones R, Eubank M. The Effect of Yoga Practice on Mindfulness and Flow in Elite Youth Swimmers British Psychological Sociaty Annual Conference (DSEP)

Knowles ZR, Stratton G, O Dwyer MV. It’s natural to play, creating enabling environments for physical activity in the Early Years TES National Conference

Knowles ZR, O Dwyer M, Stratton G, Graves, L, Sayers J. Its natural to play: creating healthy environments for pysically active play in pedeatric populations ICSEMIS

O Dwyer M, Knowles Z, Fairclough S, Ridgers ND, Foweather L, Stratton G. Within day variability of objectively measured physical activity during weekdays and weekend days in preschool children (2011) ECSS

O Dwyer M, Ridgers ND, Fairclough S, Knowles Z, Stratton G. Can a 6 week school based Active Play intervention increase moderate-to-vigorous physical activity and decrease sedentary behaviour European Group of Pediatric Work Physiology XXVII Biennial Conference

Knowles ZR, Ridgers, ND, Parnell D. Learning from the experts: Exploring playground experience and activities using a write and draw technique IHR conference, LJMU

Knowles ZR, Ridgers ND, Sayers J. Natural play in the Forest: Child and family evaluation of the effect of Forest schools IHR conference

Knowles ZR, Parnell D. Learning from the experts: Exploring playground experience and activities using a write and draw technique ECSS

Ridgers, ND, Knowles Z, Sayers J. Natural Play in the Forest: Child-Focused Evaluation of Forest School IPA conference

Knowles ZR, Ridgers ND, Sayers J. Natural Play in the Forest: Child-Focused Evaluation of Forest School International Society for Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity (ISBNPA)

Knowles ZR, Littlewood M. The realities of post academy career transitions in elite English professional football. BPS annual conference

Knowles ZR. Applying the RE-AIM framework to evaluate the reach and effectiveness components within a family-based project. Stratton G, Romeo-Velilla M. ICPAPH

Knowles ZR, Torres Faggiani F, McRobert A. Developing pre-performance routines in sports acrobatic gymnastics (tumbling): A preliminary method for young athletes. The Growing Child in High Performance Sport conference

Knowles ZR, Torres Faggiani F, McRobert A. Desenvolvendo rotinas pré- performance na ginástica (tumbling): um método preliminar para atletas jovens. II Congresso da Associação Brasileira de Psicologia do Esporte.

Knowles ZR. Symposium chair and presenter. ‘Reflective practice explorations of process, applications and representation’. 3rd International Conference for Qualitative Research in Sport and Exercise Sciences.

Knowles ZR. Round table discussion: Reflective Practice 2nd International Conference for Qualitative Research in Sport and Exercise Sciences.

Knowles ZR, Gilbourne D, Anderson A. Reflective practice: A review of concepts, models, and practical implications for enhancing the practice of applied sport psychologists. 1st International Conference for Qualitative Research in Sport and Exercise Sciences.

Knowles ZR, Telfer H, Borrie A. Towards the reflective sports coach: Issues of context, education and application. Sport, Lesiure and Ergonomics

Chapters

Austin, C , Knowles ZR, Richards K, Sayers J, McCree M, Ridgers ND. 2016. Play and Learning Outdoors: Engaging with the Natural World Using Forest School in the UK Skelton T, Nairn K, Kraftl P. Geographies of Children and Young People. Space, Landscape, and Environment 3 :1-22 Springer >DOI

Knowles ZR, Gilbourne D, Cropley B, Dugdill L. 2014. Reflecting back and forwards Reflective Practice in the Sport and Exercise Sciences Contemporary Issues :185-192 9780415814935

Knowles ZR, Cropley B, Dugdill L, Gilbourne D. 2014. Reflecting on reflection and journeys Reflective Practice in the Sport and Exercise Sciences Contemporary Issues :3-15 9780415814935

Knowles ZR, Porcellato L. 2014. Reflecting forward: exploring reflective methodologies with and for children Reflective Practice in the Sport and Exercise Sciences Contemporary Issues :38-47 9780415814935

Gilbourne D, Marshall P, Knowles ZR. 2013. Reflective practice in sports coaching: Thoughts on process, pedagogy and research Gilbourne D, Knowles Z. An Introduction to Sports Coaching: Connecting Theory to Practice :3-11 Routledge 978-0415694902

Knowles ZR. 2013. A glance at the 'to do' list of Dr Zoe Knowles: From Olympic park to local childrens centre in a day McCarthy P, Jones M. Becoming a sport psychologist :166-173 Routledge 978-0415525213

Telfer, H , Knowles ZR. 2013. How can sport practitioners balance conflicting values? Ethics, values and practice: A reflective dialogue on value dilemmas and coaching practice Whitehead J, Telfer H, Lambert J. Values in Youth Sport and Physical Education Routledge 978-0-415-53306-5

Knowles ZR. 2013. Sports coaching: Reflecting on reflection - Exploring the practice of sports coaching graduates Neil R, Hanton S, Fleming S, Wilson K. The Research Process in Sport, Exercise and Health: Case studies of active researchers :121-139 Routledge 978-0415673501

O Dwyer M, Knowles Z, Ridgers N, Stratton G. 2012. Chapter 1: Physical activity, play and the pre-school years. Reviews in Paediatric Exercise Science :1-12 Nova Science Publishers 978-1-61470-978-7

O Dwyer MV, Knowles Z, Fairclough SJ, Foweather L, Stratton G, Ridgers ND. 2011. The effect of a 6 week school based active play intervention on pre-school physical activity and sedentary behaviour International Symposium of the European Group of Pediatric Work Physiology, September, 2011 :149-153 9780203852026 >DOI

Knowles ZR, Gilbourne D, Niven A. 2011. Critical Reflections on Doing Reflective Practice and Writing Reflective Texts Critical Essays in Applied Sport Psychology Human Kinetics 9781450411837

Knowles ZR, Telfer H. 2009. The 'how to' of reflection Heaney C, Oakley B, Rea S. Exploring Sport and Fitness :36-47 9780415491563

Knowles ZR, Telfer T. 2009. The where, what, why of reflective practice Heaney C, Oakley B, Rea S. Exploring Sport and Fitness :22-35 9780415491563

Knowles ZR, Borrie Z. 2003. Coaching Science and Soccer Reilly T, Williams AM. Science and soccer :187-198 9780415262323

Cropley B, Miles , Knowles ZR. Making reflective practice beneficial Professional Advances in Sports Coaching: Research and Practice Routledge

Book

Knowles ZR. 2014. Reflective practice in the sport and exercise sciences: Contemporary issues Knowles Z, Gilbourne D, Cropley B, Dugdill L. Routledge 978-0-415-81493-5

Report

Houghton L, Watson P, Foweather L, Alford S, O Dwyer M, Knowles ZR. 2013. Fathers Engagement Project The Fathers’ Engagement Project Research Findings Summary Report :1-52

Knowles ZR, O'Dwyer MV, Rutter N. Evaluation report on Start4Life

Thesis/Dissertation

Knowles ZR. 2010. Exploring the themes and processes of reflection: Enhancing HE and professional training curriculum in sports social science Gilbourne D. Liverpool JMU

Engagement & Impact

Award:

Award title: Vice Chancellors Award for Socio-Economic Engagement 2017 - Runner Up - Global Active Cities in the Physical Activity Exchange

Award title: Impact Award 2017: The Physical Activity Exchange: Global Active Cities for delivering change through shaping and influencing policy, practice and guidelines, Awarding body: Liverpool John Moores University

Award title: Vice Chancellors award for Excellence in Socio-Economic Engagement, Awarding body: Liverpool John Moores University

Award title: Shortlisted for Educate the North award in leadership 2016, Awarding body: Educate the North

Award title: Vice Chancellors award for Innovation in Teaching Excellence, Awarding body: Liverpool John Moores University

Award title: Science Council Champion, Awarding body: The Science Council (on behalf of BASES)

Award title: National Co-ordinating Centre for Public Engagement Ambassador

Award title: Vice Chancellors Award for Excellence - Social and Economic Engagement, Awarding body: LJMU

Award title: STEMnet Highly Commended award for Employer engagement, Awarding body: STEMnet

Award title: Get Set Award for Inspiring Outstanding Learning through the London 2012 Games (co-applicant), Awarding body: Podium UK

Award title: Emerging Researcher Award (Education and professional Development), Awarding body: BASES

Conference organisation:

Conference name: Randox Health Week ' Creating an Active World from our Active City', Position: Lead organiser

Conference name: International Council for Coach Education, Position: Co-chair

Conference name: FEPSAC interim conference in collaboration with BASES, Position: Member of organising committee

Conference name: BASES Student Conference, Position: Organising Committee Member/BASES Liaison

Conference name: Physical activity and sedentary behaviour interventions for children and young people: From Robust Research to Reality in Practice, Position: Organising committee

Editorial boards:

Publication: Qualitative Research in Sport and Exercise, Position: Member of Editorial Board

External collaboration:

Institution: BASES, Collaborator: A BASES Expert Statement on Athlete Protection: Understanding the role of the sport and exercise scientist in the detection and protection of abuse in sport.

URL: http://www.publicengagement.ac.uk/work-with-us/ambassador-scheme, Institution: National Co-ordinating Centre for Public Engagement, Collaborator: I am approved as an Network Ambassador

Institution: BASES, Collaborator: BASES Safeguarding working group

Institution: BASES, Collaborator: Member of group writing BASES Position Stand for curriculum based placements

Institution: Mersey Forest, Collaborator: Supervision for research project based on evaluation of Natural Health Service pilot

Institution: BASES accredited reviewer and course delivery for SE Core workshop 1 and 3, Collaborator: BASES

Institution: Lifespan Youth - KTP, Collaborator: KTP academic lead

External committees:

Committee name: Safeguarding Committee, Organisation: British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences, Position: Committee member

Committee name: BASES SE to HCPC committee, Organisation: BASES, Position: Review group member

Committee name: BASES Division of Sport and Exercise Psychology, Organisation: British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences, Position: CPD representitive

Committee name: BASES working group on safeguarding the client, Organisation: British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences, Position: Working group member

Committee name: BASES Position stand on work based/related placements, Organisation: British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences, Position: Group member, URL: http://www.bases.org.uk/The-BASES-Position-Stand-on-Curriculum-based-Work-Placements

Committee name: Advisory Council, Organisation: JFK University, Position: External advisor to the Graduate sport psychology programme, URL: http://www.jfku.edu/Programs-and-Courses/College-of-Graduate-Professional-Studies/Sport-Psychology.html

External PGR examinations performed:

Name of University: Leeds Beckett University, Award student examined for: PhD, Thesis title: Physical Activity and Health Intervention: Inferences and Implications for Public Health Systems

Name of University: Newman University, Award student examined for: PhD, Thesis title: Children's Physical Activity Levels during Primary School Break Times and Physical Education: Ecologically Framed Interventions

Name of University: University of Hull, Award student examined for: PhD, Thesis title: Understanding the Relational and Emotional Dimensions of Transitions in Elite Sport: Professional Footballers Tales

Name of University: Cardiff Metropilitan University, Award student examined for: PhD, Thesis title: Psychological perspectives on progression and development within elite developmental performance domains

Name of University: Swansea University, Award student examined for: Mres, Thesis title: Comaprison of two school based interventions to increase phsycial activity in children

Name of University: Swansea University, Award student examined for: PhD, Thesis title: From pilot project to mainstream service: experiences of a workplace cardiovascular disease and type 2 diabetes prevention

Name of University: University of Queensland, Award student examined for: PhD, Thesis title: Learning to become a sport psychology consultant: Tales from the swamp

Name of University: University of Hull, Award student examined for: PhD, Thesis title: Reflections On Research And Applied Practice In Professional Rugby League: A Personal Journey Through Context, Method And Theory

Fellowships:

Fellowship title: Associate Fellow, Organisation: British Psychological Society

Fellowship title: Fellowship, Organisation: BASES

Fellowship title: Fellowship, Organisation: HEA

Media Coverage:

Links #1: https://www.ljmu.ac.uk/about-us/news/mission-x, Media coverage: Mission X - train like an Astronaut in conjunction with World Museum Liverpool

Media coverage: Promotion of F2FSS events via Radio Merseyside (2 hours in) http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p02qv1wx

Media coverage: Filming with CBBC for Turbo Boost programme. Sport psychology consultation with young BMX rider. 10th September 2013

Links #2: http://www.ljmu.ac.uk/f2fss, Links #1: http://www.ljmu.ac.uk/NewsUpdate/index_124831.htm, Media coverage: Face to Face with Sports Science (summary of media coverage to Wellcome Trust funded project)

Links #1: http://www.podium.ac.uk/news/view/1023/liverpool-john-moores-university-graduate-beth-tweddle-ends-wait-for-olympic-medal, Media coverage: Podium newsletter, Aug 2012 linking Beth Tweddle with JMU following her bronze Olympic medal success.

Links #1: http://www.bbc.co.uk/radio/player/p00w89mp%20%20(approx%2032%20minutes%20in%20and%20available%20for%20seven%20days), Media coverage: Interview for BBC Merseyside 18th July 2012 linked to support work with jamie Burdekin ahead of Paralympics London 2012

Membership of professional bodies:

HCPC Registered, Registered with Health and Caring Professions Council, http://www.hpc-uk.org/search-results/?searchOption=1&search=Knowles&profession=PYL

Accredited sport and exercise Scientist, BASES

Chartered Sport and Exercise psychologist, British Psychological Society

Member of the HEA, Higher Education Academy

Other invited event:

Title of event: The Community Forest Conference, 2018, Location: Birmingham, UK, Description: INVITED SPEAKER

Title of event: Childhood obesity in West Yorkshire: the role of the natural outdoors, Location: Bradford, West Yorkshire, Description: This workshop will bring together participants from both the health sector and those who have a direct influence over natural outdoor spaces. The aim is to inform and initiate outcome-oriented, longterm innovative partnerships operating at the local and regional level. While the focus is on tackling childhood obesity, it will also acknowledge the wider benefits of local nature for local communities

Title of event: BASES Head of Department Forum, Location: Leeds UK, Description: Invited to present at Forum on Public Engagement

Title of event: TES Resources National show, Location: London, Description: Invited 1 hour session to discuss physical activity environments and facilitation in pre school settings

Research Grants Awarded:

UTS Foundation Matched Funded PhD, The impact of Physical activity and exercise training on physiological and psychosocial outcomes in cancer patients, Ellen Dawson, Zoe Knowles, Claire Stewart, Grant value (£): 32,522, Duration of research project: Three year PhD programme, due to start 1st March 2018

Liverpool CCG, Physical activity and physiological adaptations in patients with Cystic Fibrosis, Ellen Dawson (PI), Lynne Body, Claire Stewart, Grant value (£): 13, 549, Duration of research project: 6 months

Royal Society Partnership Grant, Royal Society Partnership Grant - sports science in action, St Margerets school, Liverpool, Grant value (£): £2700, Duration of research project: 9 months

Youth Sport Trust, Move to Improve: A Global Movement Concept, Professor David Morley(PI), Mr Matthew Reeves, Dr Spencer Hayes, Grant value (£): £47,951, Duration of research project: Oct 2014 - July 2016

Bupa Foundation, Philip-Poole Wilson Seed Corn Fund, Exploring Strategies to Reduce Sedentary Behaviour and Promote Physical Activity among Young People with Cystic Fibrosis,, Professor Stuart Fairclough (PI); Dr Lee Graves; Dr Paul Fergus; Dr Kevin Southers (Alder Hey), Grant value (£): £19,990

The Tennis Foundation, Pre Paralympic Games psychology support, Grant value (£): £1750, Duration of research project: 9 months

Sefton PCT, Evaluation of active start, Miss Mareesa o Dwyer LJMU, Grant value (£): £5000, Duration of research project: 6 months

Amateur Swimming Association, The effects of mindfulness and yoga on elite swimming recovery, Dr Martin Eubank, Grant value (£): £500 student award, Duration of research project: 6 months

Liverpool City Council (Sure Start payment by results), Fathers engagement project, Grant value (£): £48,789, Duration of research project: 1 year

Royal Society, School engagement project, Dr John Dickenson (Lead) Prof. Greg Whyte, Grant value (£): £2570, Duration of research project: 3 months

Welcome Trust, Public engagement in science, Dr John Dickenson (Lead) Prof Greg Whyte,, Grant value (£): £30,000, Duration of research project: 12 months

Teaching qualification:

Title of qualification gained: PG Cert (LTHE)