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After obtaining her undergraduate BA (Hons) in Sports Studies and completing the PGCE in Secondary Physical Education at Edge Hill University, Sarah taught Physical Education at St Mary’s Catholic High School in Tyldesley for several years. Sarah returned to Edge Hill to take up a lecturing post on the Physical Education and School Sport Degree in September 2007. Sarah has since obtained a MA Education and PG Cert in Teaching and Learning Support in HE. Sarah is currently undertaking a PhD at Leeds Beckett University.

Research interests

Sarah’s research examines the discursive regimes that underpin adult-child physical interactions within school Physical Education, analysing the place and impact of touch within physical educators’ pedagogical practice.


Sarah is Senior Lecturer and Programme Leader for the BA(Hons) Physical Education and School Sport.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions

Education/Academic qualification

Sports Studies, BA, Edge Hill University

Secondary Physical Education, PGCert, Edge Hill University

Education, MA

Teaching & Learning Support in HE, PGCert

Research Centres

  • Centre for Child Protection and Safeguarding in Sport

Research Groups

  • Politics, Pedagogy and Practice Research Group


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