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Anthony is willing to support PhD research projects relating mainly, but not exclusively, to: diversity, equity and inclusion in physical education; teacher education; special education; disability sport and the body.

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20102020

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Biography

Dr Anthony Maher is a Senior Lecturer in Physical Education and Children's Physical Activity. He is a member of Department of Sport and Physical Activity’s Research Committee and conveyor of the Pedagogy, Professional Development and Politics in Physical Education and Sport research group. Previously, Anthony was Senior Lecturer and Programme Leader for Physical Education at Leeds Beckett University. Anthony has also held the positions of Lecturer in Sport Studies at University of Central Lancashire, and Associate Lecturer in Sport Studies at Edge Hill University.

Research interests

Anthony’s research, consultancy and teaching interests relate mainly to diversity, equity and inclusion in physical education; teacher education; special education; disability sport and the body. Much of his research draws on British disability studies and sociological theory, especially the work of Antonio Gramsci.

Education/Academic qualification

Sport Development with Physical Education, BA, Liverpool John Moores University

Sociology of Special Educational Needs and Disabilities in Physical Education, PhD, University of Central Lancashire

Learning and Teaching in Higher Education, PGCert, University of Central Lancashire

Business and Management Research Methods, PGCert, University of Central Lancashire

Sociology of Sport and Exercise, MSc, University of Chester

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Research Output

Teaching non-normative bodies: Simulating visual impairments as embodied pedagogy in action

MAHER, ANTHONY., WILLIAMS, DEAN. & Sparkes, A., 13 May 2019, In : Sport, Education and Society.

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  • Me, Osteogenesis Imperfecta, and my classmates in physical education lessons: A case study of embodied pedagogy in action

    Sparkes, A. C., Martos, D. & Maher, A., 4 May 2019, In : Sport, Education and Society. 24, 4, p. 338-348 11 p., 4.

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  • 9 Citations (Scopus)
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    Exercise motivational regulations and exercise addiction: The mediating role of passion

    Alvaro, S-C., Alcaraz-Ibanez, M., Lirola, M. J., Burgueno, R. & Maher, A., 23 May 2018, In : Journal of Behavioral Addictions. p. 1-11

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  • 1 Citation (Scopus)
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    The impact of a special school placement on self-perceptions of confidence and competence among prospective PE teachers

    Maher, A., Morley, D., Fimusanami, J. & Ogilvie, P., 1 May 2019, In : European Physical Education Review. 25, 2, p. 474-490 16 p.

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