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Ben Kirk BSc (Hons), PGCE, MA, FHEA

Senior Lecturer in Physical Education


Summary

I have been employed within the Academy of Sport and Physical Activity since 2013 and teach primarily on the BSc (Hons) Physical Education and School Sport undergraduate degree course. Prior to joining Hallam, I taught PE/sport in both the secondary and further education sectors in England. However, my research interests are focussed predominantly within the primary sector, particularly around the role of primary PE specialist teachers, who are the focus of my Doctoral research.

Teaching

Academy of Sport and Physical Activity

Health And Wellbeing

Courses

- BSc (Hons) Physical Education and School Sport
- BSc (Hons) Sport Development with Coaching

Modules

- Project / Dissertation
- Research Methods in Sport
- Developing Professional Practice
- The Politics of PE
- Developing Sport in Education

Publications

Journal articles

Morley, D., Banks, T., Haslingden, C., Kirk, B., Parkinson, S., Van Rossum, T., ... Maher, A. (2021). Including pupils with special educational needs and/or disabilities in mainstream secondary physical education: A revisit study. European Physical Education Review, 27 (2), 401-418. http://doi.org/10.1177/1356336x20953872

Cope, E., Bailey, R., Parnell, D., & Kirk, B. (2018). What young children identify as the outcomes of their participation in sport and physical activity. Health Behavior and policy review, 5 (1), 103-113. http://doi.org/10.14485/HBPR.5.1.11

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