Sport Pedagogy Research Publications


  • Young, AM., MacPhail A., & Tannehill, D.  (2022) Teacher educators’ engagement with school-based assessments across Irish teacher education programmes, Irish Educational Studies, DOI: 10.1080/03323315.2022.2061562
  • Scanlon, D., MacPhail, A., & Calderón, A. (2022). A rhizomatic exploration of a professional development non-linear approach to learning and teaching: Two teachers’ learning journeys in 'becoming different'. Teaching and Teacher Education, 115.
  • Scanlon, D., MacPhail, A.Tannehill, D. & Walsh, C. (2022) Embedding assessment in learning experiences: Enacting the principles of instructional alignment in physical education teacher education. Curriculum Studies in Health and Physical Education. DOI: 10.1080/25742981.2022.2039074
  • Walsh, C., Tannehill, D. & MacPhail, A. (2022) The perceived needs of teacher educators as they strive to implement curriculum change. Curriculum Studies in Health and Physical Education. DOI: 10.1080/25742981.2022.2032778
  • Murtagh, E., Mulhare, B., Woods, C., Corr, M., & Belton, S. (2022). A pragmatic evaluation of the primary school Be Active After-School Activity Programme (Be Active ASAP). Health Education Research, 36(6), 634-645. doi:
  • Khalil, N., Aljanazrah, A., Hamed, G., & Murtagh, E. (2022). Exploring Teacher Educators' Perspectives of Play-Based Learning: A Mixed Method Approach. Education Sciences, 12(2), 95. doi:
  • Murtagh, E. M., Sawalma, J., & Martin, R. (2022). Playful maths! The influence of play-based learning on academic performance of Palestinian primary school children. Educational Research for Policy and Practice. doi:10.1007/s10671-022-09312-5
  • Connolly, C., Logue, P. A., & Calderón, A. (2022). Teaching about curriculum and assessment through inquiry and problem-based learning methodologies: An initial teacher education cross-institutional study. Irish Educational Studies.
  • Belton, S., O’Brien, W., Murtagh, E., Costa, J., Issartel, J., McGann, J. and Manninen, M., 2022. A new curriculum model for second-level physical education: Y-PATH PE4Me. Curriculum Studies in Health and Physical Education, pp.1-22.  DOI: 10.1080/25742981.2021.2018941 

2021  BOOKS

  • Arias-Estero, J. L., Meroño, L., Calderón, A.,  (2021). Fundamentos pedagógicos de la enseñanza del deporte [Foundations of Sport Pedagogy]. Madrid: La Muralla. Colección Aula Abierta. Link:

BOOK Chapter


  • Sargent, J., & Calderón, A. (2021). Technology-Enhanced Learning Physical Education? A Critical Review of the Literature. Journal of Teaching in Physical Education. IF2020=4.155 (Q1) Education and Educational Research (JCR)
  • Brennan, C Bowles, R & Murtagh, E.  (2021) The best of both worlds? The impact of the initial teacher education physical education specialism programme on generalist teachers’ self-efficacy, beliefs, and practices, Education 3-13, DOI: 10.1080/03004279.2021.2001557
  • Calderón, A., & MacPhail, A., (2021). Seizing the opportunity to redesign physical education teacher education: blending paradigms to create transformative experiences in teacher education. Sport, Education and Society.  IF2020=4.119 (Q1) Education and Educational Research (JCR)
  • Burgueño, R., Calderón, A., Sinelnikov, O., & Medina-Casaubón, J. (2021). Development and Initial Validation of the Sport Education Scale. Measurement in Physical Education and Exercise Science.
  • Mahedero, M. P., Calderon, A., Hastie, P., & Arias-Estero, J. L. (2021). Grouping Students by Skill Level in Mini-Volleyball: Effect on Game Performance and Knowledge in Sport Education. Perceptual and Motor Skills,
  • Martin, R., McMullen, J. and Murtagh, E.M., 2021. Implementing movement integration across the whole school: findings from the Moving to Learn Ireland programme. Irish Educational Studies, pp.1-20.  DOI:  10.1080/03323315.2021.1899023
  • MacPhail, A & Luguetti, C (2021) Nurturing Solidarity: Considering the Internationalization of Research Activities in Kinesiology as a Moral Practice, International Journal of Kinesiology in Higher Education, 5:2, 56-67, DOI: 10.1080/24711616.2020.1866469
  • Gong, Y.,  MacPhail, A.,  & Young, AM. (2021): Chinese higher education-based physical education teacher educators’ professional learning needs for involvement in research activities, Professional Development in Education, DOI: 10.1080/19415257.2021.1895286
  • Gong, Y, MacPhail, A.,  & Guberman, A. (2021): Professional learning and development needs of Chinese university-based physical education teacher educators, European Journal of Teacher Education, DOI: 10.1080/02619768.2021.1892638
  • Barrett, Gareth M., Sherwin, I., & Blackett. Alexander D.. (2021). Women Rugby Union Coaches’ Experiences of Formal Coach Education in Ireland and the United Kingdom: A Qualitative Study. Women in Sport and Physical Activity Journal. Advance online publication.
  • MacPhail, A.,  Tannehill, D. & Ataman, R. (2021): The role of the critical friend in supporting and enhancing professional learning and development, Professional Development in Education, DOI: 10.1080/19415257.2021.1879235



  • Graham, G., Holt/Hale, S., Parker, M., Hall, T. & Patton, K. (2020). Children moving: A reflective approach to teaching physical education (10th ed.). New York: McGraw-Hill. 
  • O’Sullivan, M. & Parker, M. (Eds.). (2020). Physical education in a global policy space. London: Routledge.


  • Barcelona, J., Centeio, E., & Parker, M. (2020). Integrating Health and Physical Activity with Social Emotional Learning in Before and After School Programs. In Marttinen, R., Centeio, E., & Quarmby, T. (Eds.). Before and After School Physical Activity Programs: Frameworks, Critical Issues and Underserved Populations. London: Routledge.
  • Ward, P., Parker, M., & Barnes, D. (2020).  The Innovation Challenge: Maintaining Program Standards and Developing Cohesion While Developing and Testing Alternative Designs in New Kinds of Schools.  In Lawson, H. & MacPhail, A. (Eds.). The Collaborative Redesign of School Physical Education and Teacher Education: Addressing Grand Challenges for the 21st Century. London: Routledge.
  • MacPhail, A. (2020) Developing commitments and capacity to learn with, and from, each other. In MacPhail, A. & Lawson, H. (eds.) School Physical Education and Teacher Education: Collaborative Redesign for the 21st Century. Routledge, UK.
  • Lawson, H., Kirk, D. & MacPhail, A. (2020) The Professional Development Challenge: Achieving Desirable Outcomes for Students, Teachers, and Teacher Educators. In MacPhail, A. & Lawson, H. (eds.) School Physical Education and Teacher Education: Collaborative Redesign for the 21st Century. Routledge, UK.
  • Whittle, R. & MacPhail, A. (2020) The PE School Curriculum Challenge: The Shared Construction, Implementation and Enactment of School Physical Education Curriculum. In MacPhail, A. & Lawson, H. (eds.) School Physical Education and Teacher Education: Collaborative Redesign for the 21st Century. Routledge, UK.
  • Fletcher, T., Beckey, A., Larsson, H. & MacPhail, A. (2020) The Research and Development Challenge: Better Aligning Teachers’ and Teacher Educators’ Needs, Priorities and Demands. In MacPhail, A. & Lawson, H. (eds.) School Physical Education and Teacher Education: Collaborative Redesign for the 21st Century. Routledge, UK.
  • O’Sullivan, M., Calderón, A., & Moody, B. (2020). Can I teach what I want? Teacher autonomy in enacting a physical education curriculum. In S. Chapel & R. Blair (Eds.), Debates in Physical Education (2nd ed.), (pp. 206-219). London & New York: Routledge. Book link:


  • Sutherland, S. & Parker, M. (2020). Responding to Trauma in and through Physical Education, Journal of Physical Education, Recreation and Dance.
  • Gonçalves, L., Parker, M., Luguetti, C. & Carbinatto, M. (2020). The facilitator’s role in supporting physical education teachers’ empowerment in a professional learning community, Sport, Education and Society, doi:
  • Meroño, L., Calderón, A., & Arias-Estero, J. L. (2020). Digital pedagogy and cooperative learning: Effect on the technological pedagogical content knowledge and academic performance of pre-service teachers. Revista de Psicodidáctica. (IF=3.050 - 28/263 - Education and Educational Research)
  • Tannehill, D., Scanlon, D., & MacPhail, A. (2020). Applying research to practice in school physical education, Physical Education Matters. 
  • Hassan, O., Scanlon, D., McDonald, C., Algeo, N., Nic Corcráin, M., Jenkins, T., Kelly, S., and Whelan, S. (2020). Supporting student engagement and partnership in higher education decision-making during the pandemic: A reflection from the National Student Engagement Programme (NStEP). All Ireland Journal of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education (AISHE-J), 12(3), 1-9.
  • Kelly, L., O’Connor, S., Harrison A.J. and NiCheilleachair, N.J. (2020) Effects of an 8-week school-based intervention programme on Irish schoolchildren's fundamental movement skills. Physical Education and Sport Pedagogy. 
  • Scanlon, D., Calderón, A., & MacPhail, A. (2020). Teacher agency in enacting physical education in a period of curriculum change. The Curriculum Journal. DOI: 10.1002/curj.80
  • Calderón, A.,  Scanlon, D., MacPhail, A., & Moody, B. (2020). An integrated blended learning approach for physical education teacher education programmes: teacher educators’ and pre-service teachers’ experiences, Physical Education and Sport Pedagogy. DOI: .10.1080/17408989.2020.1823961
  • MacPhail, A. (2020) Time to really re-envisage teacher education. Research in Teacher Education, Vol.10. No 1., 53-56. See link here
  • Coulter, M., Scanlon, D., MacPhail, A., O'Brien, W., Belton, S., & Woods, C. (2020). The (mis)alignment between young people's collective physical activity experience and physical education curriculum development in Ireland. Curriculum Studies in Health and Physical Education. DOI: 10.1080/25742981.2020.1808493
  • Hortigüela-Alcalá, D., Calderón, A., & González-Calvo, G. (2020). Transcultural impact of learning to teach sport education on preservice teachers’ perceived teaching competence, autonomy, and academic motivation. Journal of Teaching in Physical Education. DOI: 10.1123/jtpe.2019-0169.
  • Guberman, A.,  Ulvik, M.,  MacPhail, A& Oolbekkink-Marchand, H. (2020).  Teacher educators’ professional trajectories: evidence from Ireland, Israel, Norway and the Netherlands, European Journal of Teacher Education, DOI: 10.1080/02619768.2020.1793948
  • Casey, A., MacPhail, A.,  Larsson, H. & Quennerstedt, M. (2020). Between hope and happening: Problematizing the M and the P in models-based practice, Physical Education and Sport Pedagogy, DOI: 10.1080/17408989.2020.1789576
  • Parker, M., Ní Chróinín, D., Coulter, M., McFlynn, P., & Walsh, C. (2020). ‘Finding the Image’: Using photos to give voice to teacher educator professional learning.  Curriculum Studies in Health and Physical Education,
  • O’Connor A, Krucien N, Cantillon P, Parker M, & McCurtin A, (2020) Investigating physiotherapy stakeholders’ preferences for the development of performance-based assessment in practice education, Physiotherapy, doi:
  • Ní Chróinín, D., Coulter, M., & Parker, M. (2020). “We took pictures”: Children’s meaning-making in physical education, Journal of Teaching in Physical Education, 39(2), 216-226.
  • Luguetti., C., Oliver, K. & Parker, M. (2020).  Facilitation as an act of love: a self-study of how a facilitator’s pedagogy change over time in the process of supporting a community of learners.  Journal of Teaching in Physical Education. DOI:
  • O’Sullivan, C., Parker, M., Comyns, T., & Ralph, AM. (2020).  Enhancing fundamental movement skills: Understanding student voices, Journal of Teaching in Physical Education. DOI:
  • Mangione, J., Parker, M., O’Sullivan, M., & Quayle, M. (2020). Mapping the landscape of physical education external provision in Irish primary schools, Irish Educational Studies, DOI: 10.1080/03323315.2020.1730218
  • Foley, J., Santarossa, S., Tindall, D.W., & Lieberman, L.J. (2020). The impact of a summer sports camp for children with visual impairments on the self-efficacy of physical education pre-service teachers: A pilot study. European Journal of Adapted Physical Activity – Online. DOI: 10.5507/euj.2019.011. (SJR: 0.15; SCImago Journal Rank: Q4).
  • Rolim, R., J., & Calderón, A. (2020). [Self-made materials to teach athletics in physical education]. Tándem. Didáctica de la Educación Física, 68, 27-35.
  • Guijarro, E., MacPhail, A. Gonzalez-Villora, S. & Arias-Palencia, N.M. (2020) Responsibility and the roles undertaken in Sport Education, Journal of Teaching in Physical Education,
  • Hordvik, M., MacPhail, A. & Ronglan, L.T. (2020) Developing a pedagogy of teacher education using self-study: A rhizomatic examination of negotiating learning and practice, Teaching and Teacher Education, 88, DOI: 10.1016/j.tate.2019.102969
  • Calderón, A., Meroño, L. and MacPhail, A., 2019. A student-centred digital technology approach: The relationship between intrinsic motivation, learning climate and academic achievement of physical education pre-service teachers. European Physical Education Review, DOI: 10.1177/1356336X19850852



  • Lunenberg M., MacPhail A., White E., Jarvis J., O’Sullivan M., Guðjónsdóttir H. (2019) Self-Study Methodology: An Emerging Approach for Practitioner Research in Europe. In: Kitchen J., Berry A., Guðjónsdóttir H., Bullock S., Taylor M., Crowe A. (eds) 2nd International Handbook of Self-Study of Teaching and Teacher Education. Springer International Handbooks of Education. Springer, Singapore. DOI: 10.1007/978-981-13-1710-1_47-1
  • Arias-Estero, J. L.; Morales-Belando, M. T.; Meroño, L., & Calderón, A.  (2019). [Deep learning and academic achievement after a constructivist educational experience in higher education]. In R. Roig-Vila (Ed.), Research and Innovation in Higher Education (pp. 16-24). Barcelona: Octaedro. Full text
  • Tindall D., 2019. “Meaningful Inclusion of Students with Special Needs” pp 171-186.  In: Siedentop, D.L., Hastie, P. and Van der Mars, H., 2019. Complete guide to sport education. Third Edition. Human Kinetics


  • Scanlon, D. (2019). Examination physical education: policy, pedagogies and possibilities. Sport, Education and Society. DOI:10.1080/13573322.2019.1708139
  • Kennedy, M., MacPhail, A. and Power, M.J., 2019. The intersection of ethos and opportunity: an ethnography exploring the role of the ‘physical curriculum’in cultivating physical capital in the elite educated student. Sport, Education and Society, pp.1-12.  DOI:10.1080/13573322.2019.1680357
  • MacPhail, A, & Schaefer, L.  (2019): Engaging with academic and institutional changes: physical education and sport pedagogy’s interest and ability to ‘survive and thrive’, Sport, Education and Society, DOI: 10.1080/13573322.2019.1669151
  • Scanlon, D.,  MacPhail, A. & Antonio Calderon, A. (2019): Conceptualising examinable physical education in the Irish context: Leaving Certificate Physical Education, Sport, Education and Society, DOI: 10.1080/13573322.2019.1664451
  • MacPhail, A, Ulvik, M., Guberman, A. Czerniawski, G., Oolbekkink-Marchand, H.,  & Bain, Y. (2019) The professional development of higher education-based teacher educators: needs and realities, Professional Development in Education, 45:5, 848-861, DOI: 10.1080/19415257.2018.1529610
  • Calderón, A. Meroño, L., & MacPhail, A. (2019). A student-centred digital technology approach: The relationship between intrinsic motivation, learning climate and academic achievement of physical education pre-service teachers. European Physical Education Review,
  • Quillinan, B., MacPhail, A., Dempsey, C. & McEvoy, E. (2019) Transformative teaching and learning through engaged practice: Lecturers’ and students’ experiences in a university and underserved-community partnership in Ireland. Journal of Transformative Education.
  • Kinnerk, P., Harvey, S., Kearney, P., MacDonncha, C., & Lyons, M. (2019). An Investigation of the Self-Reported Practice Activities and Session Sequencing of Inter-County Gaelic Football Coaches. International Sport Coaching Journal, 6(2), 211-219.
  • Goodyear, V.A., Parker, M. and Casey, A., 2019. Social media and teacher professional learning communities. Physical Education and Sport Pedagogy, pp 24, 421-433. DOI: 10.1080/17408989.2019.1617263
  • Christian, E, Hodgson, C.I.,  Berry, M.  & Kearney, P (2019) It’s not what, but where: how the accentuated features of the adventure sports coaching environment promote the development of sophisticated epistemic beliefs, Journal of Adventure Education and Outdoor Learning, DOI: 10.1080/14729679.2019.1598879
  • Meroño, L., Calderón, A., Arias-Estero, J. L., & Méndez-Giménez, A. (2019). Prediction model for the inclusion of key competences in the primary school curriculum through the teachers’ perceptions in the Region de Murcia. Culture and Education DOI: 10.1080/11356405.2018.1561108
  • Hunuk, D., Tannehill, D. and Levent Ince, M., 2019. Interaction patterns of physical education teachers in a professional learning community. Physical Education and Sport Pedagogy, pp.1-17. DOI:10.1080/17408989.2019.1576862
  • Bengoechea, E.G., Lorenzino, L. and Gray, S., 2019. Not Academic Enough? Enjoyment of Physical Education and the Arts and School Engagement in Early and Middle Adolescence (¿ Suficientemente académico? Disfrute de la Educación Física y las Artes e implicación del estudiante con la escuela en la adolescenci. Retos, (35), pp.301-309. link
  • Neutzling, M., Pratt, E., & Parker, M. (2019). Conceptions of learning to teach in a constructivist environment. The Physical Educator. 76(3), 756-776.
  • Santos, F. , & Neves, R., & Parker, M. (2019). Future Pathways in Implementing the Teaching Personal and Social Responsibility Model in Spain and Portugal. Retos: Nuevas Tendencias en Educación Física, Deporte y Recreación, 38, 1 - 9.



  • MacPhail, A., O’Sullivan, M., Tannehill, D., & Parker, M. (2018). Redesigning Physical Education in Ireland: Significant redesign over modest reforms?  In Lawson, H. (Ed.). Re-visioning Physical Education Because Every Child Matters. London: Routledge.
  • Parker, M. & Patton, K. (2018). Primary PE in the global context: United States.  In Griggs, G. & Petrie, K. (Eds.). Routledge handbook of primary physical education. London: Routledge.
  • Hordvik, M, Mac Phail., A, Tannehill, D, & Ronglan, L.T. (2018). Decentering the “self” in self-study of professional practices: a working research assemblage, in Kathryn Strom , Tammy Mills , Alan Ovens (ed.) Decentering the Researcher in Intimate Scholarship (Advances in Research on Teaching, Volume 31) Emerald Publishing Limited, pp.59 - 73,  ISBN: 978-1-78754-636-3 eISBN: 978-1-78754-635-6 


  • Scanlon, D., MacPhail A., Calderón, A.  (2018).  Original intentions and unintended consequences: the ‘contentious’ role of assessment in the development of Leaving Certificate Physical Education in Ireland. Curriculum Studies in Health and Physical Education, DOI: 10.1080/25742981.2018.1552500
  • MacPhail, A., Bulca, Y., Carraro, A. & Avşar, Z. (2018) Initial post-primary physical education teacher education: a comparative exploration across European countries. International Journal of Sports and Physical Education, 4(4), 15-21. DOI: 10.20431/2454-6380.0404003
  • McMullen, J.M., MacPhail, A. and Dillon, M., 2018. “I want to do it all day!”—Students’ experiences of classroom movement integration. International Journal of Educational Research.  DOI: 10.1016/j.ijer.2018.11.014
  • Quillinan, B., MacPhail, A., Dempsey, C. and McEvoy, E., 2018. Transformative Teaching and Learning Through Engaged Practice: Lecturers’ and Students’ Experiences in a University and Underserved Community Partnership in Ireland. Journal of Transformative Education, p.1541344618809681. DOI: 10.1177/1541344618809681
  • Hordvik, M., MacPhail, A., Tannehill, D.,  & Tore Ronglan, L.  (2018). Decentering the “self” in self-study of professional practices: a working research assemblage, in Kathryn Strom , Tammy Mills , Alan Ovens (ed.) Decentering the Researcher in Intimate Scholarship (Advances in Research on Teaching, Volume 31) Emerald Publishing Limited, pp.59 – 73,  ISBN: 978-1-78754-636-3 eISBN: 978-1-78754-635-6
  • MacPhail, A., Ulvik, M., Guberman, A., Oolbekkink-Marchand, H.W., Czerniawski, G. & Bain, Y. (in press) The professional development of higher education-based teacher educators: needs and realities. Professional Development in Education. doi:10.1080/19415257.2018.1529610
  • Morales-Belando, M. T., Calderón, A., & Arias-Estero, J. L. (2018). Improvement in game performance and adherence after an aligned TGfU floorball unit in physical education. Physical Education and Sport Pedagogy. (Q1 16/239, IF= 2.928) doi: 10.1080/17408989.2018.1530747 
  • Luguetti, C., Lopes, P., Sobrinho, D., Carbinatto, M. & MacPhail, A. (2018) The complexities, tensions and struggles in developing learning communities throughout a Sport Education season. European Physical Education Review. doi: 10.1177/1356336X18802285 
  • Iannucci, C., MacPhail, A. & Richard, K.A.R. (2018).  Development and Initial Validation of the Teaching Multiple School Subjects Role Conflict Scale (TMSS-RCS). European Physical Education Review. doi: 10.1177/1356336X18791194
  • McEvoy, E., Heikinaro-Johansson, P & MacPhail, A. (2018) An exploration of the influence of professional relationships on the career pathways of physical education teacher educators. European Physical Education Review DOI: 10.1177/1356336X18785106 
  • Alves, M., MacPhail, A., Queirós, P. and Batista, P.  (2018) Becoming a physical education teacher during formalised school placement: A rollercoaster of emotions. European Physical Education Review. DOI:10.1177/1356336X18785333
  • MacPhail, A. & Sohun, R. (2018) Interrogating the enactment of a service-learning course in a physical education teacher education programme: Less is more? European Physical Education Review. DOI: 10.1177/1356336X18783922
  • Iannucci, C. & MacPhail, A. (2018): One Teacher’s Experience of Teaching Physical Education and Another School Subject: An Inter-Role Conflict?, Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, DOI: 10.1080/02701367.2018.1446069
  • Kinnerk, P., Harvey, S., MacDonncha, C., & Lyons, M. (2018A Review of the Game-Based Approaches to Coaching Literature in Competitive Team Sport Settings Quest, 1-18. doi: 10.1080/00336297.2018.1439390
  • O’Sullivan, M. &  Parker, M., 2018. Physical education teacher education in a global policy space.  Curriculum Studies in Health and Physical Education,9:1, 2-6, doi: 10.1080/18377122.2018.1425119
  • Kennedy, S., MacPhail A.,  & Varley, P.J. (2018): Expedition (auto)ethnography: an adventurer-researcher’s journey, Journal of Adventure Education and Outdoor Learning,  DOI: 10.1080/14729679.2018.1451757
  • Calderón, A., Arias-Estero, J., Meroño, L., & Méndez-Giménez, A. (2018). [Design and Validation of the Questionnaire of Perception of Elementary Education Teachers on the Inclusion of Key Competences] (#ICOMpri3). Estudios sobre Educación, 34, 67-97. doi:
  • MacPhail, A., Halbert, J. and O’Neill, H., 2018. The development of assessment policy in Ireland: a story of junior cycle reform. Assessment in Education: Principles, Policy & Practice, pp.1-17. doi: 10.1080/0969594X.2018.1441125
  • Quillinan, B., McEvoy, E., MacPhail, A. and Dempsey, C., 2018. Lessons learned from a community engagement initiative within Irish higher education Irish Educational Studies, pp.1-14.  doi: 10.1080/03323315.2018.1438913
  • Meroño, L. Calderón, A., Arias-Estero, J. L., & Méndez Giménez, A. (2018): Primary school student and teacher perceptions of competency-based learning. Cultura y Educación, doi: 10.1080/11356405.2018.1436796   
  • Casey, A. & MacPhail, A., 2018. Adopting a models-based approach to teaching physical education.  Physical Education and Sport Pedagogy, doi:10.1080/17408989.2018.1429588
  • O’Sullivan, M. and Parker, M., 2018. Physical education teacher education in a global policy space.  Asia-Pacific Journal of Health, Sport and Physical Education.
  • Czerniawski, G., Gray, D., MacPhail, A., Bain, Y., Conway, P. and Guberman, A., 2018. The professional learning needs and priorities of higher-education-based teacher educators in England, Ireland and Scotland. Journal of Education for Teaching, pp.1-16.
  • Meroño, L., Calderón, A., Rieckmann, M., Méndez-Giménez, A., Arias-Estero, J. L. (2018). Relationship between perceived competency-based learning and measured learning in TIMSS 2015: Comparison of Spanish and German students. Revista de Educación, 379, 9-31. doi: 10.4438/1988-592X-RE-2017-379-365
  • O'Connor, A., Cantillon, P., Parker, M., & McCurtin, A. (2018).  Juggling roles and generating solutions; Practice-based educators’ perceptions of performance-based assessment of physiotherapy students. · Physiotherapy, DOI: 10.1016/



  • Tindall, D., Neylon, J., Parker, M., & Tannehill, D. (2017). Promoting social inclusion and physical activity for students with special educational needs through adventure education. In Morin, A., Maïano, C., Lonsdale, C., & Craven, R. (Eds.). International advances in education: Global initiatives for equity and social justice. Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishing.
  • Parker, M., Patton, K., & Tannehill, D. (2017). Professional development experiences and organizational socialization.  In Gaudreault, K.  & Richards, K.A. (Eds.). New perspectives on teacher socialization in physical education.  London: Routledge.
  • Calderón, A., López-Chicheri, I., Fernández-Río, J., & Sinelnikov, O. (2017): Chapter 6: ”I really want them to be engaged and learn”: The use of social media to engage in higher education. In A. Casey, V. Goodyear, and K. Armour (eds.), Pedagogical Cases: Digital technologies and learning in physical education (pp. 86-103). London: Routledge.
  • Parker, M., Morrison, J., Patton, K., Hinchion, C., Hall, K. & Stellino, M. (2017). Chapter 3: Elementary Physical Education Specialist Use of Technology. In Casey, A., Goodyear, V., & Armour, K. (Eds.). Pedagogical cases: Digital technologies in youth physical activity, physical education & sport.  (pp. 31-48). London: Routledge.
  • Parker, M &  Patton, K. (2017) "What research tells us about effective continuing professional development for physical education teachers”. In: Ennis, C.D. ed., Routledge Handbook of Physical Education Pedagogies. Routledge.
  • Coll, L., Enright, E & O’Sullivan M (in press). ‘The Dangers of a Single Story’: Heteronormativity in Physical Education. In Flory, S. B., Sanders, S. & Tischler, A. (Eds) Social and Cultural Issues in Physical Education: Case Studies for Teachers. Rowman & Littlefield: Maryland.


  • McEvoy, E., MacPhail, A. and Heikinaro-Johansson, P., 2017. Research lives of physical education teacher educators. Asia-Pacific Journal of Health, Sport and Physical Education, pp.1-14.
  • Deenihan, J.T. & MacPhail, A. (2017) The Influence of Organizational Socialization in Pre-Service Teachers’ Delivery of Sport Education. Journal of Teaching in Physical Education, 36, 477-484.
  • MacPhail, A., 2017. ‘Physical education and sport pedagogy’and the three ‘A’s: apprenticeship, academia and administration. Sport, Education and Society22(5), pp.669-683. DOI: 10.1080/13573322.2016.1276053
  • Meroño, L., Calderón, A., Arias-Estero, J.L. and Méndez-Giménez, A., 2017. Questionnaire on Perceived Competency-based Learning for primary school students (# ICOMpri1)/Cuestionario del Aprendizaje Percibido basado en Competencias para el Alumnado de Educación Primaria (# ICOMPri1). Cultura y Educación, 29(2), pp.279 323.
  • Hordvik, M.M., MacPhail A. & Ronglan, L.T. (2017) Teaching and learning sport education: A self-study exploring the experiences of a teacher educator and pre-service teachers. Journal of Teaching in Physical Education, 36(2), 232-243.
  • Hordvik, M., MacPhail A. &  Ronglan, L.T.  (2017): Learning to teach sport education: investigating a pre-service teacher’s knowledge development, Sport, Education and Society. DOI: 10.1080/13573322.2017.1322948
  • MacPhail A. & Murphy, F. (2017). Too much freedom and autonomy in the enactment of assessment? Assessment in physical education in Ireland, Irish Educational Studies, DOI: 10.1080/03323315.2017.1327365
  • Tindall, D.W., Foley, J.T., Beets, M.W. and Lieberman, L.J., 2017. Physical activity levels of children with visual impairments during an adapted sports camp. British Journal of Visual Impairment, 35(2), pp.143-153. DOI: 10. 1177/0264619616674334 
  • Iannucci, C., & MacPhail, A. (2017). The effects of individual dispositions and workplace factors on the lives and careers of physical education teachers: twelve years on from graduation. Sport, Education and Society, 1-13. doi:10.1080/13573322.2017.1307175
  • Fairclough, S.J., Dumuid, D., Taylor, S., Curry, W., McGrane, B., Stratton, G., Maher, C. and Olds, T., 2017. Fitness, fatness and the reallocation of time between children’s daily movement behaviours: an analysis of compositional data. International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity14(1), p.64.  DOI: 10.1186/s12966-017-0521-z [May 2017]
  • Parker, M., MacPhail, A., O’Sullivan, M., Ní Chróinín, D., & McEvoy, E. (2017). Drawing’ conclusions: Primary school children’s construction of school physical education and physical activity opportunities outside of school. European Physical Education Review, 1-18, DOI: 10.1177/1356336X16683898
  • Tannehill, D. (2017). Editorial: Engaging young people in active learning through instructionally aligned lessons.  Culture, Science, and Sport Journal.
  • de Schipper, T., Lieberman, L.J., & Moody, B. (2017). “Kids like me, we go lightly on the head”: Experiences of children with a visual impairment on the physical self-concept. British Journal of Visual Impairment, 35(1), 55 - 68. DOI: 10.1177/0264619616678651
  • Amaral-da-Cunha, M., Batista, P., MacPhail, A. & Graça, A. (2017). Reconstructing a supervisory identity: The case of an experienced physical education cooperating teacher. European Physical Education Review DOI: 10.1177/1356336X16683179
  • Foulkes, J.D., Knowles, Z., Fairclough, S.J., Stratton, G., O’Dwyer, M., Ridgers, N.D. and Foweather, L., 2017. Effect of a 6-Week Active Play Intervention on Fundamental Movement Skill Competence of Preschool Children: A Cluster Randomized Controlled Trial. Perceptual and motor skills124(2), pp.393-412.  DOI:10.1177/0031512516685200 
  • Patton, K., & Parker, M. (2017). Physical education teacher education communities of practice: Moving from isolation to collaboration. Teaching and Teacher Education67, 351-360.
  • Berei, C., Pratt, E., Parker, M., Shephard, K., Liang, T., Nampai, U., & Neamphoka, G. (2017). Guideposts and roadblocks to the career-long scholarly engagement of physical education teacher education faculty. Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport. 1-13,DOI: 10.1080/02701367.2017.1360986



  • Tannehill, D., MacPhail. A., Halbert, G. & Murphy, F. (2013) Research and Practice in Physical Education. London: Routledge.
  • Tannehill, D., Van den Mars, H., and MacPhail, A. (2013). Building Effective Physical Education Programs. Jones & Bartlett Learning. ISBN-10: 1284021106


  • MacPhail, A., Campbell, M., Kenny, I., Tindall, D. & Tannehill, D. (2014). ‘Patrick’, in K. Armour (Ed.) Pedagogical cases in physical education and youth sport, 49-62. London: Routledge.
  • Enright, E, & O'Sullivan, M. (2012).  'Listening to Young People's Voices in Physical Education and Youth Sport' In: K. Armour & D. Macdonald(Eds.). Resarch Methods in Physical Education and Youth Sport. London : Routledge.
  • MacPhail, A Tannehill, D. (2012).  'Professional Learning of Primary Generalist Teachers in Ireland: Modelling Sport Education' In: Hastie, P (eds). Sport Education: International Perspectives. London, UK: Routledge.
  • Tindall, D & Enright, E. (2012).  'Rethinking teacher knowledge in physical education: What do physical education teachers need to know?' In: Capel, S. & Whitehead, M (eds).Debates in Physical Education. London: Routledge.



  • Aggio, D., Fairclough, S., Knowles, Z. and Graves, L., 2016. Validity and reliability of a modified english version of the physical activity questionnaire for adolescents. Archives of Public Health74(1), p.3. DOI: 10.1186/s13690-016-0115-2 [Jan 2016]
  • Casey, A., Hastie, P. and Jump, S., 2016. Examining student-designed games through Suits' theory of games. Sport, Education and Society21(8), pp.1230-1248. DOI: 10.1080/13573322.2014.994174 [Jan 2015]
  • Casey, A. and Fletcher, T., 2017. Paying the piper: the costs and consequences of academic advancement. Sport, Education and Society22(1), pp.105-121.doi: 10.1080/13573322.2016.1168795 [Dec 2016]
  • Casey, A. and Schaefer, L., 2016. A narrative inquiry into the experience of negotiating the dominant stories of physical education: living, telling, re-telling and re-living. Sport, Education and Society21(1), pp.114-130.DOI: 10.1080/13573322.2015.1108300 [Dec 2015]
  • Casey, A., Goodyear, V.A. and Armour, K.M., 2017. Rethinking the relationship between pedagogy, technology and learning in health and physical education. Sport, education and society22(2), pp.288-304. DOI: 10.1080/13573322.2016.1226792 [Sep 2016]
  • Czerniawski, G., Guberman, A. and MacPhail, A., 2017. The professional developmental needs of higher education-based teacher educators: an international comparative needs analysis. European Journal of Teacher Education40(1), pp.127-140. DOI: 10.1080/02619768.2016.1246528  [Nov  2016]
  • Fletcher, T., Ní Chróinín, D. and O’Sullivan, M., 2016. A Layered Approach to Critical Friendship as a Means to Support Pedagogical Innovation in Pre-service Teacher Education. Studying Teacher Education12(3), pp.302-319. DOI: 10.1080/17425964.2016.1228049 [Aug 2016]
  • MacPhail, A. and Hartley, T., 2016. Linking Teacher Socialization Research With a PETE Program: Insights From Beginning and Experienced Teachers. Journal of Teaching in Physical Education35(2), pp.169-180.DOI: 10.1123/jtpe.2014-0179 [April 2016]
  • McEvoy, E., MacPhail, A. and Enright, E., 2016. Physical activity experiences of young people in an area of disadvantage:‘there's nothing there for big kids, like us’. Sport, Education and Society21(8), pp.1161-1175. DOI: 10.1080/13573322.2014.994176 [Jan 2015]
  • McGee, C.E., Trigwell, J., Fairclough, S.J., Murphy, R.C., Porcellato, L., Ussher, M. and Foweather, L., 2016. Effect of a sport-for-health intervention (SmokeFree Sports) on smoking-related intentions and cognitions among 9-10 year old primary school children: a controlled trial. BMC public health16(1), p.445. DOI: 10.1186/s12889-016-3048-3 [May 2016]
  • McMullen, J.M., Martin, R., Jones, J. and Murtagh, E.M., 2016. Moving to learn Ireland–Classroom teachers’ experiences of movement integration. Teaching and Teacher Education60, pp.321-330.DOI: 10.1016/j.tate.2016.08.019 [Nov 2016]
  • Murphy, M.H., Rowe, D.A. and Woods, C.B., 2016. Sports participation in youth as a predictor of physical activity: A 5-year longitudinal study. Journal of Physical Activity and Health13(7), pp.704-711. DOI: 10.1123/jpah.2015-0526 [July 2016]
  • Neary, A., Gray, B. and O'Sullivan, M., 2016. A queer politics of emotion: reimagining sexualities and schooling. Gender and Education28(2), pp.250-265. DOI: 10.1080/09540253.2015.1114074 [Nov 2015]
  • Chróinín, D.N. and O’Sullivan, M., 2016. Elementary Classroom Teachers’ Beliefs Across Time: Learning to Teach Physical Education. Journal of Teaching in Physical Education35(2), pp.97-106.DOI: 10.1123/jtpe.2015-0030 [April 2016]
  • Noonan, R.J., Boddy, L.M., Fairclough, S.J. and Knowles, Z.R., 2016. Write, draw, show, and tell: a child-centred dual methodology to explore perceptions of out-of-school physical activity. BMC public health16(1), p.326. DOI: 10.1186/s12889-016-3005-1 [April 2016]
  • Noonan, R.J., Boddy, L.M., Knowles, Z.R. and Fairclough, S.J., 2016. Cross-sectional associations between high-deprivation home and neighbourhood environments, and health-related variables among Liverpool children. BMJ open6(1), p.e008693. DOI: 10.1136/bmjopen-2015-008693 [Nov 2015]
  • Parker, M., Patton, K. and O'Sullivan, M., 2016. Signature pedagogies in support of teachers’ professional learning. Irish Educational Studies35(2), pp.137-153. DOI:10.1080/03323315.2016.1141700 [Mar 2016]
  • Parker, M; Patton, K; Sinclair, C.  2016. 'I took this picture because horizontal ellipsis ': accessing teachers' depictions of change.  PHYSICAL EDUCATION AND SPORT PEDAGOGY.  21(3).  pp 328-346.  DOI: 10.1080/17408989.2015.1017452
  • Tannehill, D., 2016. My journey to become a teacher educator. Physical Education and Sport Pedagogy21(1), pp.105-120. DOI: 10.1080/17408989.2014.898745
  • Tannehill, D. and MacPhail, A., 2017. Teacher empowerment through engagement in a learning community in Ireland: working across disadvantaged schools. Professional Development in Education43(3), pp.334-352.  DOI: 10.1080/19415257.2016.1183508  [Jul 2016]
  • Young, A.M. and MacPhail, A., 2016. Cultivating relationships with school placement stakeholders: the perspective of the cooperating teacher. European Journal of Teacher Education39(3), pp.287-301. DOI: 10.1080/02619768.2016.1187595
  • Tindall, D., Culhane, M. and Foley, J., 2016. Pre-service teachers' self-efficacy towards children with disabilities: An Irish perspective. European Journal of Adapted Physical Activity, 9(1).
  • Fletcher, T., Ní Chróinín, and O’Sullivan.(2016).  A Layered Approach to Critical Friendship as a Means to Support Pedagogical Innovation in Pre-service Teacher Education. In Studying Teacher Education.  Pages 1-18:
  • Petter E. Leirhaug, Ann MacPhail & Claes Annerstedt (2016) ‘The grade alone provides no learning’: investigating assessment literacy among Norwegian physical education teachers, Asia-Pacific Journal of Health, Sport and Physical Education, 7:1, 21-36, DOI: 10.1080/18377122.2016.1145429 
  • Goodyear, V.A., Casey, A. and Kirk, D., 2017. Practice architectures and sustainable curriculum renewal. Journal of Curriculum Studies49(2), pp.235-254.  DOI: 10.1080/00220272.2016.1149223 [Mar 2016]
    McEvoy, E.,  Enright, E. &  MacPhail, A. (2016). Negotiating ‘ethically important moments’ in research with young people: reflections of a novice researcher, Leisure Studies, DOI:10.1080/02614367.2015.1119877


  • MacPhail, A. (2015) The story of representation (or not) in contributing to the development of a school subject curriculum, Irish Educational Studies,
  • Patay, M.E., Patton, ., Parker, M., Fahey, K. and Sinclair, C. 2015. Understanding Motivators and Barriers to Physical Activity. The Physical Educator. 72(3), 518-537.
  • Patton, K.,  Parker, M.and Tannehill, D. 2015. "Helping teachers help themselves: professional development that makes a difference.  NASSP Bulletin.  DOI: 10.1177/0192636515576040
  • Parker, M., Patton, K. and Sinclair, C. 2015.  " I took this picture because..." accessing teachers' depictions of change.  Physical Education and Sport Pedagogy-DOI: 10.1080/17408989.2015.1017452.
  • McEvoy, E., MacPhail, A. & Enright, E.  (2015). Physical activity experiences of young people in an area of disadvantage: ‘there's nothing there for big kids, like us’. Sport, Education and Society, DOI: 10.1080/13573322.2014.994176
  • Casey, A, Hastie, P.  & Jump, S. 2015. “Examining student designed games through Suits' theory of games”.  Sport, Education and Society.
  • Petter E. Leirhaug & Ann MacPhail (2015): ‘It's the other assessment that is the key’: three Norwegian physical education teachers' engagement (or not) with assessment for learning, Sport, Education and Society, DOI: 10.1080/13573322.2014.975113
  • Casey, A.  & Goodyear, V.A.  (2015) Can Cooperative Learning Achieve the Four Learning Outcomes of Physical Education? A Review of Literature, Quest, 67:1, 56-72, DOI: 10.1080/00336297.2014.984733
  • McEvoy, E, MacPhail, A. & Heikinaro-Johansson, P. 2015 Physical education teacher educators: A 25-year scoping review of literature, Teaching and Teacher Education, 51:162-181.DOI: 10.1016/j.tate.2015.07.005
  • McEvoy, E, Heikinaro-Johansson, P. & MacPhail, A. 2015.  Physical education teacher educators' views regarding the purposes(s) of school physical education, Sport, Education and Society.  DOI: 10.1080/13573322.2015.1075971
  • McMullen, J., Ni Chroinin, D., Tammelin, T., Pogorzelska, M., van der Mars, H. 2015-International Approaches to Whole-of-School Physical Activity Promotion, Quest, 67:4, 384-399, DOI: 10.1080/00336297.2015.1082920
  • Ní Chróinín, D., Fletcher, T., and O'Sullivan, M. (2015) Using self-study to explore the processes of pedagogical innovation in physical education teacher education, Asia-Pacific Journal of Health, Sport and Physical Education, 6:3, 273-86,  DOI:10.1080/18377122.2015.1092724
  • Tannehill, D., Parker, M., Tindall, D., Moody, B. and MacPhail, A. (2015).  Looking across and within: studying ourselves as teacher educators. Asia-Pacific Journal of Health, Sport and Physical Education.  Vol 6 (3), 299-311.


  • McMullen, J., Hodges Kulinna, P. & Cothran, D.  2014. Physical Activity Opportunities During the School Day: Classroom Teachers’ Perceptions of Using Activity Breaks in the Classroom.  Journal of Teaching in Physical Education, 33 (4), 511-527.
  • McMullen, J., Van der Mars, H. & Jahn, J.A.  2014. Creating a Before-School Physical Activity Program: Pre-Service Physical Educators’ Experiences and Implications for PETE.  Journal of Teaching in Physical Education, 33 (4), 449 – 466.
  • Tindall, D., MacDonald, W., Carroll, E., & Moody, B. (2014). Pre-service teachers' attitudes towards children with disabilities: An Irish perspective. European Physical Education Review published online 6 November 2014. DOI: 10.1177/1356336X14556861
  • Fletcher, T. & Casey, A. (2014).  The Challenges of Models-Based Practice in Physical Education Teacher Education: A Collaborative Self-study. Journal of Teaching in Physical Education, 2014, 33, 403-421
  • Ní Chróinín, D. & O’Sullivan, M. 2014.  “From initial teacher education through induction and beyond: a longitudinal study of primary teacher beliefs”. Irish Educational Studies, Vol. 33 (4), 454-466. DOI:10.1080/03323315.2014.98438
  • Clonan, M., Cullen, E., Kiely, K., O’Malley, B., & Tannehill, D. (summer, 2014). Part 1. USG meets SSLFS: Engaging Targeted Groups of Young People. PE Matters 9(2).
  • Clonan, M., Cullen, E., Kiely, K., O’Malley, B., & Tannehill, D. (autumn, 2014). Part 2. USG meets SSLFS: Engaging Targeted Groups of Young People. PE Matters 9(3).
  • Patton, K., & Parker. M. (2014).
  • Moving from ‘Things to do on Monday’ to student learning: Physical education professional development facilitators’ views of success. Physical Education and Sport Pedagogy, DOI:10.1080/17408989.2012.726980.
  • Hastie, P.A., MacPhail, A., Calderón, A. &  Sinelnikov. O.A. (2014): Promoting professional learning through ongoing and interactive support: three cases within physical education, Professional Development in Education, DOI: 10.1080/19415257.2014.924425
  • Howley, D., & Tannehill, D. (2014). Crazy Ideas. The Physical Educator. 71 (3).
  • MacPhail, A., Patton, K., Parker, M. and Tannehill, D. 2014. Leading by Example: Teachers’ Professional Learning Through Communities of Practice. Quest. Vol 66 (1), pp 39-56. [DOI: 10.1080/00336297.2013.826139]
  • Ralph, A.M. & MacPhail, A. (2014). Pre-service teachers’ entry onto a physical education teacher education programme, and associated interests and dispositions, European Physical Education Review. DOI: 10.1177/1356336X14550940
  • Tannehill, D. (2014).  “My journey to become a teacher educator”. Physical Education and Sport Pedagogy.
  • Tannehill, D., MacPhail, A. (2014) What examining teaching metaphors tells us about pre-service teachers' developing beliefs about teaching and learning. Physical Education and Sport Pedgogy,19(2), 149-163


  • Chroinin, DN, O'Sullivan, M, Tormey, R (2013). 'Teacher educators' perspectives on the implementation of beginning teacher standards for physical education in Ireland: developing and regulating the profession?' European Journal Of Teacher Education, 36 :261-278. [DOI 10.1080/02619768.2012.696191]
  • Deenihan, J.T. & MacPhail, A. (2013). A Pre-service Teacher’s Delivery of Sport Education: Influences, Difficulties and Continued Use. Journal of Teaching in Physical Education, 32(2), 166-185.
  • Enright, E., & O'Sullivan, M. (2013). 'Now, I'm Magazine Detective the Whole Time: Listening and Responding to Young People's Complex Experiences of Popular Physical Culture'. Journal Of Teaching In Physical Education, 32 :394-418.
  • Klemola, U,Heikinaro-Johansson, P., O'Sullivan, M (2013) 'Physical education student teachers' perceptions of applying knowledge and skills about emotional understanding studied in PETE in a one-year teaching practicum'. Physical Education and Sport Pedagogy, 18 :28-41. [DOI 10.1080/17408989.2011.630999]
  • López Pastor, V., Lorente, E., Kirk, D., MacPhail, A. & Macdonald, D. (2013). Alternative Assessment in Physical Education: A Review of International Literature, Sport Education and Society, 18(1), 57-76.
  • MacPhail, A., Tannehill, D. & Goc Karp, G. (2013) Preparing pre-service teachers to design instructionally aligned lessons, Teaching and Teacher Education, 100-112. [DOI: 10.1016/j.tate.2013.02.008.]
  • O'Sullivan, M. (2013) 'New Directions, new questions: Relationships between curriculum, pedagogy and assessment in physical education'. Sport Education and Society, 18 (1):1-5. [DOI:10.1080/13573322.2012.719868]
  • Patton, K., Parker, M., & Pratt, E. (2013). Meaningful learning in professional development: teaching without telling. Journal of Teaching in Physical Education, 32 (4), 441-459.
  • Tindall, D. (2013) 'Creating disability awareness through sport: exploring the participation, attitudes and perceptions of post-primary female students in Ireland'. Irish Educational Studies, 32 (4):457-475.


  • Bowles, R. & O'Sullivan, M.  (2012). Rhetoric and reality: the role of the  teacher in shaping a school sport programme. PHYSICAL EDUCATION AND SPORT PEDAGOGY Volume: 17 Issue: 3 Special Issue: SI Pages: 303-316 [DOI:10.1080/17408989.2012.690383]
  • Enright, E. & O'Sullivan, M. 2012. Physical education "in all sorts of corners": student activists transgressing formal physical education curricular boundaries. Source: RESEARCH QUARTERLY FOR EXERCISE AND SPORT Volume: 83 Issue: 2 Pages: 255-267 Published: JUN 2012
  • Enright, E. & O'Sullivan, M. 2012. 'Producing different knowledge and producing knowledge differently': rethinking physical education research and practice through participatory visual methods.  SPORT EDUCATION AND SOCIETY Volume: 17 Issue: 1 Pages: 35-55 [DOI: 10.1080/13573322.2011.607911]
  • Kinchin, G.D., MacPhail, A. and Ni Chroinin, D. 2012. Irish primary school teachers' experiences with Sport Education. IRISH EDUCATIONAL STUDIES Volume: 31 Issue: 2 Pages: 207- 222 [DOI: 10.1080/03323315.2011.649403]
  • MacPhail, A. & O'Sullivan, M. 2012. Special Issue: Moving People, Moving Forward: Keynote Addresses from the AIESEP 2011 International Conference Introduction. QUEST Volume: 64 Issue: 2 Special Issue: SI Pages: 76-78 [DOI: 10.1080/00336297.2012.669315]
  • MacPhail, A. & Tannehill, D. 2012. Helping pre-service and beginning teachers examine and reframe assumptions about themselves as teachers and change agents: "Who is going to listen to you anyway?" QUEST Volume: 64 Issue: 4 Pages: 299- 312 [DOI: 10.1080/00336297.2012.706885]
  • MacPhail, A. 2012. Moving people, moving forward. Papers from the AIESEP 2011 International Conference. PHYSICAL EDUCATION AND SPORT PEDAGOGY Volume: 17 Issue: 3 Special Issue: SI Pages: 227-229 [DOI: 10.1080/17408989.2012.686582]
  • O'Sullivan, M. & Oslin, J.L. (2012). Special Issue: Physical Education. IRISH EDUCATIONAL STUDIES Volume: 31 Issue: 3 Special Issue: SI Pages: 245-250 [DOI: 10.1080/03323315.2012.710060]
  • Parker, M., Patton, K. and Tannehill, D. (2012). Mapping the landscape of communities of practice as professional development in Irish physical education. IRISH EDUCATIONAL STUDIES Volume: 31 Issue: 3 Special Issue: SI Pages: 311-327 [DOI: 10.1080/03323315.2012.710067]
  • Tannehill, D. & MacPhail, A. (2012) What examining teaching metaphors tells us about pre-service teachers' developing beliefs about teaching and learning. Physical Education and Sport Pedagogy, 1–15, iFirst Article.
  • Woods, C.B., Tannehill, D. and Walsh, J. (2012). An examination of the relationship between enjoyment, physical education, physical activity and health in Irish adolescents. IRISH EDUCATIONAL STUDIES Volume: 31 Issue: 3 Special Issue: SI Pages: 263-280 [DOI: 10.1080/03323315.2012.710068
  • Ni Chroinin, D., Tormey, R. & O' Sullivan, M. (2012). Beginning teacher standards for physical education: Promoting a democratic ideal? TEACHING AND TEACHER EDUCATION Volume: 28 Issue: 1 Pages: 78-88 [DOI: 10.1016/j.tate.2011.08.001]

Sport Pedagogy publications prior to 2012 are indicated on the web profiles of individual faculty.