Dr Harvey Anderson MSc PG Cert BSc (Hons) SFHEA
Professional & Accrediting Bodies Lead/ Senior Lecturer Sport Coaching & PE
Harvey has been at Sheffield Hallam since 2012. He is the Professional & Accrediting Bodies Lead for the Academy of Sport and Physical Activity, linking and aligning professional standards and accreditation to each degree programme. He has also managed international collaborative partnerships and Distance Learning, and held several leadership roles including Social Media & Marketing Coordinator, Postgraduate Marketing and Recruitment Lead, and Distance Learning Champion for the Academy of Sport & Physical Activity.
His main areas of interest in teaching and research are around sport coaching, existential psychology, strength & conditioning and biomechanics. He is an active researcher in these fields and has presented at a number of International Conferences (USA, Japan, Italy, Guadeloupe, Spain and across the UK). His research has covered several areas including the biomechanics of fast-bowling in cricket, psychological support approaches for elite cricketers, a strength & conditioning framework and critical reviews of S&C education in the UK. Harvey has also presented extensively about the value of using existential approaches in both sport coaching and sport psychology, as well as the use of feedback approaches in Higher Education.
He has received multiple nominations for an 'Inspirational Teachers Award' for his teaching at Hallam, and is a both a Senior Fellow of the HEA and a Senior HEA Reviewer for the University.
Outside of the University, Harvey is a highly regarded and qualified cricket coach and coach educator, having worked with several first class and international teams and players over the last three decades.