Research Impact Summary: In this study, we quantified the kinematic phases of targeting movements among gamers and found high skill FPS players show superior motor planning and sensorimotor integration as well as that training augmented […]
Month: December 2022
Publication: Building a Transdisciplinary Expert Consensus on the Cognitive Drivers of Performance Under Pressure: An International Multi-panel Delphi Study
Research Impact: The current study sought to integrate existing knowledge in the performance field in the form of a transdisciplinary expert consensus on the cognitive mechanisms that underlie performance under pressure. International experts were recruited from […]
How can public policy support mass-media campaigns that promote physical activity? – Kevin Volf.
Today’s blog post covers research conducted as part of Policy Evaluation Network (PEN). The research was led by researchers from Amsterdam University Medical Center. Other contributing authors were affiliated with Friedrich-Alexander University, Leibniz Institute for […]
PAfH winter school 2023 – “physical activity policy and intervention evaluation” – Dr. liam kelly.
PAfH Winter School 2023 – Keynote Presenters. Following on from a successful Summer School in Sept 2022, PAfH will host their first Winter School in January 2023. The school will provide a unique opportunity for […]
How policies can protect the health and life of millions – Prof Catherine Woods
The COVID-19-pandemic may give a different impression, but non-communicable diseases are by far the leading cause of disability and death in Europe. New research shows: These diseases are much better prevented by policies that tackle […]
Identical twin study provides a molecular link between MVPA and metabolic disease – prof. phil jakeman
The study of identical (or monozygotic, MZ) twins is a powerful tool to advance our understanding of how physical activity impacts on metabolic diseases such as obesity and diabetes. Since identical twins have the same […]
Publication: A figurational analysis of teachers and students as policy actors in policy enactment: ‘Integrated Learning Experiences’ in examinable physical education curriculum
Research Impact: The aim of this paper is to explore and provide an alternative theoretical viewpoint, informed by empirical studies, of the curriculum policy enactment process which spans across different curriculum policy spaces by drawing on […]
Publication: Designing and facilitating an effective action research experience: Co-construction between a teacher educator and pre-service teachers
Research Impact: The purpose of this study was to explore the co-construction of an action research (AR) experience between a teacher educator and pre-service teachers (PSTs). Participants were six PSTs and a teacher educator who […]
Dr Elaine Murtagh reports on the 2PASS4H Congress held in Tarbes, France – Elaine Murtagh.
2PASS4Health project team members pictured at the congress in Tarbes, Dec 2022 Students from the Lycée Marie Curie present at the 2PSS4Health congress Tarbes, a city in the Occitanie region of southwest France, was […]
Providing Physical Education Preservice Teachers with Opportunities to Interrogate their Conceptions and Practices of Assessment – André Moura, Ann MacPhail, Amândio Graça, Paula Batista.
This study enacted and supported a scaffolding process to improve Preservice Teachers’ (PSTs) assessment literacy as they experienced school placement. It is crucial to create opportunities that enhance PSTs’ understanding of assessment literacy, helping them […]