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Harvey Anderson

Harvey Anderson BSc (Hons), MSc

Postgraduate Marketing and Recruitment Coordinator, Senior Lecturer of Sport Coaching and PE


Harvey has been at Sheffield Hallam since 2012. He is he Postgraduate Marketing and Recruitment Coordinator for the Academy of Sport and Physical Activity. His main areas of interest are around sport coaching, strength and conditioning and biomechanics, as well as managing international collaborative partnerships and Distance Learning. Harvey is an active researcher in these fields and has presented at a number of International Conferences (USA, Japan, and Spain). He has received multiple nominations for an 'Inspirational Teachers Award' for his teaching at Hallam.

  • About

    Harvey created and implemented the Professional Coaching Portfolio as way of dissertation for the BSc in Sport Coaching. He is a validated member of a number of Committees including The Faculty Social Committee, the Faculty Accreditation for Prior Learning Panel, Departmental Research Ethics Committee and the Learning Innovation Group.

    Specialist areas of interest

    Sport coaching
    Coach Development
    Strength and conditioning
    Concentration enhancement
    Sport Psychology
    Experiential Learning
    Distance Learning
    Work-based Learning

  • Teaching

    Subject area

    Sport Coaching


    BSc Sport Coaching
    MSc Advanced Sport Coaching
    MSc Applied Sport and Exercise Science


    Scientific Applications 1
    Coaching Science
    Developing Academic and professional Practice
    Research in Sport Coaching
    Advanced Professional Practice
    Work-based Learning in Sport and Exercise Science
    Strength and Conditioning

  • Research

    Current research projects

    A Grounded Theory of Expert Coaches' Model of Fast Bowling

  • Publications

    A list of publications is available from the institutional repository, SHURA

    "Developing Youth and Talent Development Graduate Coaches: Research into practice" Conference: 6th Continental Conference of the International Council for Coach Education, December 1-4, 2010, Papendal, Netherlands, At Papendal, Netherlands

    "Developing Youth and Talent Development Graduate Coaches: Research into practice". Conference: New Directions in Sports Coaching, Leeds Metropolitan University. October 2011. At Leeds Metropolitan University, UK

    "Arbitrage as Research Method".  2016 Method Conference. May 2016.At Sheffield Hallam University, UK.
    "Myth Busting: We are NOT a skeleton with singular muscular attachments" May 2016. Biomechanics Symposium. Universidad San Jorge, Zaragoza, Spain.

    "Arbitrage and the development of coaches and coach education". June 2016. Conference: AIESEP 2016, At University of Wyoming, Laramie, USA

    "STOP! We are NOT a skeleton with Singular Muscular attachments". November 2016. Conference poster: 10th International Conference on Strength Training, Kyoto, Japan.

    "The S&C Framework".  December 2016. Conference poster: 10th International Conference on Strength Training, Kyoto, Japan.

  • Other activities

    I am a member of the British Association of Sport and Exercise Science, the UK Strength and Conditioning Association and the ECB Coaches Association.

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