Sport coaching

Strands

The Power of Sport - Student Conference 2019

The Conference will explore five strands

This conference aims to explore how five sport and health related disciplines all play a role in developing the health and wellbeing of the nation. You can find further information about each strand below.

Sport Coaching

The Sport Coaching strand will be exploring research and case studies from elite to community provisions, covering areas looking at social and environmental effects on coaching pedagogy and process, creating and applying advance-training programmes suitable for a needs analysis of an athlete and exploring the use of psychological aspects of coaching.

The keynote for the Sport Coaching strand is still TBC.

For more information regarding this strand please contact: Dr Nic Robinson.

Sport Development

The Sport Development strand will be focusing on exploring practical examples of the contribution sport has and can make to the health and wellbeing of individuals and communities. In particular, the strand will present research findings and the results of action-based projects on:

  • Creating new opportunities to increase participant engagement
  • Tackling marginalised and under-represented groups
  • Understanding the lessons from how sports systems deliver sport
  • Evidencing the impact of interventions

The keynote for this strand will be TBC.

For more information regarding this strand please contact Danny Cullinane.

Sport Business

The aim of the strand is to enable discussions from a wide range of areas in sport business contributing to the health and wellbeing of individuals, communities and businesses. Areas for discussion and to promote thought include topics on:

  • Equality in sport
  • Development and use of technology in sport (wearable technology, sport applications, virtual sport clubs)
  • The development of sport programmes engaging and empowering communities
  • Ethical sport business and corporate social responsibility
  • Health and wellbeing of the sport industry (integrity)

Keynote speaker for this strand is TBC.

For more information regarding this strand please contact Dr Ingrid Griffiths.

Physical Education

The Physical Education strand will explore research and case studies from all aspects of physical education such as physical literacy, learning through, in and about PE, health and wellbeing, pedagogy (models and non-linear), assessment and use of ICT in PE.

The keynote for this strand is TBC.

For more information about this strand, please contact Dr James Rudd.

Food, Nutrition and Health

The Food, Nutrition and Health strand will explore and present research and project work from a wide range of areas covered by the multidisciplinary nature of this subject area. Many contributing factors will be considered, to include: the development of new food products, a holistic approach to food and nutrition, physical activity and nutrition for specific target populations, nutritional needs and food trends, the importance of physical activity for health and wellbeing, and some areas of elite sports nutrition.

The keynote for this strand is TBC.

For more information about this strand, please contact Sally-Anne Starkey.