Kirsty joined the University of Huddersfield in 2021 and is currently a Senior Lecturer on the BSc (Hons) Sport and Physical Education course. She started her employment working as a secondary school Physical Education teacher for 9 years before moving into the HE sector.
Kirsty was a Senior Lecturer at Sheffield Hallam University for 5 years before moving to the University of Huddersfield. At Sheffield Hallam, she taught on a variety of degrees including Sport and Exercise Science, Sport Development with Coaching and Physical Education and School Sport.
Kirsty has a keen interest in Sport Psychology and pursued an MSc in this area alongside her role as a teacher. Kirsty is currently undertaking a PhD exploring perceptions of secondary school Physical Education and the impact of Physical Education on student’s health and well-being.
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Research Expertise and Interests
- Physical Education Curriculum
- Physical Education and Mental Health
- Physical inactivity in children and young people
- Motivation and Engagement in Physical Education and School Sport