Parallel Session 2

This is our latest version of this parallel session. Things may change as we get nearer the event but we’ll try and keep this updated as much as possible.


Sustaining Community Sport Development 2.

Developing ‘social connectedness’ through a contact sports based Intervention in North Glasgow.

Cath Walker; Liverpool John Moores University

Greg Cann; North Glasgow Housing Association


A community sports coach’s lived experience of enacting sport policy

Dr Ben Ives1, Dr Lee Nelson2, Professor Paul Potrac3, and Dr Laura Gale4

1Lecturer in Sports Coaching in the Department of Applied Health and Exercise Sciences at Buckinghamshire New University; 2. Senior Lecturer in Sports Coaching in the Department of Sport and Physical Activity at Edge Hill University; 3. Professor of Sports Coaching in the Department of Sport, Exercise and Rehabilitation at Northumbria University; 4. Lecturer in Sports Coaching in the Department of Exercise and Sport Science at Manchester Metropolitan University.


Mid-Term Assessment of Community Sport Development Programme: A case of Zimbabwe.

*Victor Mbayo1 – M.Phil. Sport Science – University of KwaZulu Natal

*Kupakwashe D. Mukurumbira1 – M.Phil. Sport Management – University of Johannesburg

*Simbarashe Gochera2 – BSc. Honors Sport Science and Coaching – National University of Science and Technology

*Richard Gotora2 – BSc Honours Physical Education and Sport – Zimbabwe Open University



International Placements and Pedagogy

Chris Cutforth, Senior lecturer, Academy of Sport and Physical Activity, Sheffield Hallam University


Key Stakeholders in the Physical Activity Debate: A Focus on the Education Sector

Verity Postlethwaite

PhD Candidate, University of Worcester



“Calls4Action” – Proactively Targeting Inequality

Carwyn Young,

Senior Officer Community Sport, Sport Wales


Are we there yet?: A multi-level analysis of policy and programmes for the inclusion of people with disabilities in sports in Lesotho

Thabo Tsiki

Ministry of Gender, Youth Sports and Recreation, Lesotho

Fumane P. Khanare

University of KwaZulu-Natl, South Africa


Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much. Exploring facilitating conditions for the collaboration of academics and practitioners in the context of community sports.

Dr. Veerle Vyncke, Department of General Practice & Primary Care, UGent

Dr. Hebe Schaillée, Research Unit Sport & Society, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Belgium

Dr. Kevin Harris, School of Sport, Health and Social Sciences, Southampton Solent University, UK.  (to be confirmed)


Parallel Session 1

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