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Prof. Ann Macphail

Biography

Ann MacPhail joined the Department of Physical Education and Sport Sciences in September 2002 and was the Head of the Department from August 2012 to August 2017. Prior to joining the department, Ann was a Research Associate at Loughborough University for over three years. She has a B.Ed (First Class Honours) Physical Education Degree from Heriot Watt University, Edinburgh and a Ph.D. from the University of Glasgow. Ann is Associate Editor for the journal Physical Education and Sport Pedagogy and a member of the Editorial Board for the Journal of Teaching in Physical Education. Ann is also Associate Editor Revista Pedagogica ADAL / ADAL Pedagogy Journal.

Ann's main teaching and research interests revolve around (physical education) teacher education, young people in sport, curriculum development in physical education, teaching, learning and assessment issues within school physical education, methodological issues in working with young people and ethnography. Ann is Co-Director of the Physical Education, Physical activity and Youth Sport Research Centre (PE-PAYS) Ireland at the University of Limerick (www.pepaysireland.ie).

Research Interests

Physical Education Teacher Education
Teacher Education
Curriculum and Assessment
Curriculum and Instructional Models
Self-study
Young people and physical education / sport
Ethnography

Current postgraduate supervision;

Patricia McCaffrey (PhD) ‘Young Children's Experiences of Physically Active Play and Physical Education in Primary School' (Co-supervised with Dr. Nollaig McEvilly, University of Chester, UK)

Suzanne Kennedy (Structured EPS PhD) ‘Nuances of independent and commodified adventure: A sea kayaking perspective' (Co-supervised with Dr. Peter Varley, University of the Highlands and Islands, UK)

Eileen McEvoy (PhD) ‘Dispositions, Practices and Professional Beliefs of Physical Education Teacher Educators - An International Study' (Co-supervised with Professor Pilvikki.Heikinaro-Johansson, University of Jyväskylä, Finland)

Mats Hordvik (PhD) ‘A physical education teacher educator's self-study of teaching sport education to pre-service teachers' (Co-supervised with Professor Lars Tore Ronglan, Norwegian School of Sport Sciences, Oslo, Norway)

Mariana Amaral da Cunha (PhD) ‘Teacher professional identity' (Co-supervised with Professor Paula Batista and Professor Amândio Graça University of Porto, Portugal)

Ana Margarida Alves Ferreira (PhD) 'Teacher professional identity' (Co-supervised with Professor Paula Batista and Professor Amândio Graça University of Porto, Portugal)

Cassandra Iannuci (Structured EPS PhD) (Co-supervised with Dr. Jaimie McMullen, UL)

Rhoda Sohun (Structured EHS PhD) (Co-supervised with Dr. Ciaran MacDonncha, UL)

Suzy Macken (Structured EPS PhD, UL)

Ursula McCarthy (Structured EPS PhD, UL) (Co-supervised with Dr. Deborah Tannehill, UL)

Yueying Gong (Structured EHS PhD, UL) (Co-supervised with Dr. Ann Marie Young, UL)

Completed postgraduate supervision;

Deirdre Lyons (PhD) ‘Transitions to the future: Exploring the post-school options of Irish junior athletes who specialised early in their chosen sport (2015)

Margaret Kennedy (PhD) The making of a 'product to be proud of': An ethnographic examination of the role of the physical curriculum in elite schooling in the construction of the elite body (Co-supervised with Dr. Martin Power, UL) (2015)

J.T. Deenihan (PhD) ‘Experiences of being a student and a teacher of sport education: A case study of sport education's inclusion in one PETE programme' (2012)

Ann Marie Young (PhD) ‘Defining possibilities for learning: The learning trajectories of Irish physical education cooperating teachers' (2012)

Niamh Kitching (PhD) ‘'Practice' Makes Perfect. Locating Young People in Golf Club Culture' (2011)

Sarah Meegan (PhD) ‘Including Students with Special Educational Needs in the Mainstream Physical Education Class' (2007)

Tracy Mahedy (Masters) 'Mother of all Sport': A women's community sports programme

Kate Flynn (Masters) ‘Keep away from gangsters and keep away from drugs, play sports': Understanding adolescent life in the Limerick Regeneration Areas and potential impacts on sport and physical activity interventions (Co-supervised with Dr. Eimear Enright, University of Queensland, Australia) (2014)

Eoin Ryan (Taught Masters) ‘The provision of games in Irish post-primary schools' (2013)

Ann Marie Ralph (Masters) ‘Pre-service Teachers' Interests and Dispositions Towards Involvement in a Physical Education Teacher Education Programme' (2011)

Therese Hartley (Masters) ‘Physical Education Teacher Education Programme Rhetoric and the Reality of Teaching in School' (2011)

Eileen McMahon (Masters) ‘Curriculum decision-making: the voice of the students' (2007)

Teaching Interests

Ann's main teaching interests revolve around physical education teacher education, young people in sport, curriculum development in physical education, teaching, learning and assessment issues within school physical education, and methodological issues in working with young people.

Professional Activities

Award

  • 2015 - Lifetime Achievement Fellowship Award (International Association for Physical Education in Higher Education)

Association

  • 2008 Vice-President, President and Committee member, Physical Education Association of Ireland
  • 1999 Member, American Educational Research Association
  • 1999 Member, British Educational Research Association
  • 1999 Member, Educational Studies Association of Ireland
  • Member, American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (AAHPERD) / SHAPE
  • Member, Association of Physical Education in Higher Education (AIESEP)

Education

  • 2001 University of Glasgow - Ph.D.
  • 1992 University of Edinburgh - Bachelor of Education (Honours)

Employment

  • 1999 University of Limerick, Ireland - Head of Department / Associate Professor
  • Loughborough University, UK - Research Associate
  • University of Glasgow, Scotland - Graduate Assistant

Committee

  • 1899 Technical Advisory Group of the National Coaching and Training Centre,
  • 1899 National Coaching and Development Programme Working Group,
  • 1899 Steering Committee Group for 8th National Forum 'Physical Activity: Common Goals, Different Roles',
  • 1899 National Steering Committee for the European Year of Education through Sport,
  • 1899 Management Committee Group for 8th National Forum 'Physical Activity: Common Goals, Different Roles',
  • Irish Heart Foundation `Action for Life¿ Steering Committee,
  • Member of National Heart Alliance,
  • Member of Physical Education, Physical Activity and Youth Sport (PE-PAYS) Research Centre within University of Limerick, Ireland,

Publications

Books

2014

Building effective physical education programs
Tannehill, D., van der Mars, H., & MacPhail, A
(2014) Building effective physical education programs
Burlington: MA : Jones and Bartlett Publishers

2013

Research and Practice in Physical Education
Tannehill, D; MacPhail, A; Halbert, G; Murphy, F.
(2013) Research and Practice in Physical Education
Oxfordshire, UK : Routledge

Book Chapters

2014

Becoming a teacher educator: legitiamte participation and the reflexivity of being situated
MacPhail, A.
(2014) Becoming a teacher educator: legitiamte participation and the reflexivity of being situated
In Self-study in physical education: The interplay between scholarship and practice; London : Springer pp. 47-62

2014

International perspectives on the implementation of standards
MacPhail, A.
(2014) International perspectives on the implementation of standards
In Standards-based curriculum development for physical education; Burlington, MA : Jones & Bartlett pp. 21-35

2014

Patrick. Watch, practice, perform, reward: meeting (special) learning needs
MacPhail, A; Campbell, M; Kenny, I; Tindall, D; Tanehill, D
(2014) Patrick. Watch, practice, perform, reward: meeting (special) learning needs
In Pedagogical cases in physical education and youth sport; London : Routledge
[ULIR]

2012

Professional Learning of Primary Generalist Teachers in Ireland: Modelling Sport Education
MacPhail, A; Tannehill, D.
(2012) Professional Learning of Primary Generalist Teachers in Ireland: Modelling Sport Education
In Sport Education: International Perspectives; London, UK : Routledge pp. 177-194
[ULIR]

2011

Young People's Voices in Sport
MacPhail, A.
(2011) Young People's Voices in Sport
In Inclusion and Exclusion Through Youth Sport; London : Routledge pp. 141-154
[ULIR]

2011

Sustainable Sport Education in Primary Education: International Perspectives
O'Donovan, T.; MacPhail, A.; Kirk, D.
(2011) Sustainable Sport Education in Primary Education: International Perspectives
In Sport Education: International Perspectives; London : Routledge pp. 15-29
[ULIR]

2011

Youth voices in physical education and sport: what are they telling us?
MacPhail,. A.
(2011) Youth voices in physical education and sport: what are they telling us?
In Sport Pedagogy: An introduction for Teaching and Coaching; Harrow : Prentice Hall pp. 105-116
[ULIR]

2010

Introduction: re-visioning young people's voices in physical education and sport
O'Sullivan, M.; MacPhail, A.
(2010) Introduction: re-visioning young people's voices in physical education and sport
In Young People's Voices in Physical Education and Sport; London : Routledge pp. 1-7
DOI: 10.4324/9780203881897

2010

Listening to pupils' voices
MacPhail, A
(2010) Listening to pupils' voices
In Physical Education For Learning: a Guide for Secondary Schools ; London : Routledge. pp. 228-238
[ULIR]

2008

Curriculum
MacPhail, A
(2008) Curriculum
In Key concepts in sport and exercise sciences; London : Sage. pp. 85-89
[ULIR]

2007

Physical Education and Education through Sport in Ireland
MacPhail, A; O'Sullivan, M; Halbert, J
(2007) Physical Education and Education through Sport in Ireland
In Physical Education and Sport Education in the European Union, volume 2.; Paris : Editions Revue EP.S pp. 188-201 Paris

2005

Sport education in key stage 2 games
MacPhail, A; Kirk, D; Kinchin, G
(2005) Sport education in key stage 2 games
In Sport education in physical education. Research based practice; pp. 122-139

2005

Physical education in Ireland
Halbert, J; MacPhail, A
(2005) Physical education in Ireland
In International comparison of physical education; pp. 380-399

Edited Books

2010

Young People's Voices in Physical Education and Sport
(2010) Young People's Voices in Physical Education and Sport
O'Sullivan, M. & MacPhail, A.(Ed.) London : Routledge

Peer Reviewed Journals

2015

Pre-service teachers' entry onto a physical education teacher education programme, and associated interests and dispositions
Ralph, AM,MacPhail, A
(2015) Pre-service teachers' entry onto a physical education teacher education programme, and associated interests and dispositions
In European Physical Education Review; pp. 51-65
DOI: 10.1177/1356336X14550940

2015

Physical Education Teacher Educators Views Regarding the Purpose(s) of Physical Education
McEvoy, E., Heikinaro-Johansson, P. & MacPhail, A.
(2015) Physical Education Teacher Educators Views Regarding the Purpose(s) of Physical Education
In Sport Education And Society;
DOI: 10.1080/13573322.2015.1075971
[ULIR]

2015

Physical activity experiences of young people in an area of disadvantage: ‘there's nothing there for big kids, like us'
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'
In Sport Education And Society;
DOI: 10.1080/13573322.2014.994176
[ULIR]

2015

The rhetoric and reality of research reputation: "fur coat and no knickers"
O'Loughlin, D., MacPhail, A. & Msetfi, R.
(2015) The rhetoric and reality of research reputation: "fur coat and no knickers"
In Studies In Higher Education;
DOI: 10.1080/03075079.2013.842224
[ULIR]

2015

The story of representation (or not) in contributing to the development of a school subject curriculum
MacPhail, A.
(2015) The story of representation (or not) in contributing to the development of a school subject curriculum
In Irish Educational Studies;
DOI: 10.1080/03323315.2015.1064320

2015

Physical Education Teacher Educators: A 25-Year Scoping Review of Literature
McEvoy, E., MacPhail, A. & Heikinaro-Johansson, P.
(2015) Physical Education Teacher Educators: A 25-Year Scoping Review of Literature
In Teaching And Teacher Education;
DOI: 10.1016/j.tate.2015.07.005

2015

'It's the other assessment that is the key': three Norwegian physical education teachers' engagement (or not) with assessment for learning
Leirhaug, PE,MacPhail, A
(2015) 'It's the other assessment that is the key': three Norwegian physical education teachers' engagement (or not) with assessment for learning
In Sport Education And Society; pp. 624-640
DOI: 10.1080/13573322.2014.975113
[ULIR]

2014

Irish physical education teachers' experiences of learning to become a 'teacher of teachers'.
Young, A.M. and MacPhail, A.
(2014) Irish physical education teachers' experiences of learning to become a 'teacher of teachers'.
In The Open Sports Science Journal; pp. 98-105
[ULIR]

2014

Promoting professional learning through on-going and interactive support: Three cases within physical education
Hastie, P., MacPhail, A., Osinelnikov, O. & Calderon, A.
(2014) Promoting professional learning through on-going and interactive support: Three cases within physical education
In Professional Development in Education ;
DOI: 10.1080/19415257.2014.924425
[ULIR]

2014

Writing for publication in Physical Education and Sport Pedagogy: Reflections and advice from an editorial team
David Kirk, Peter Hastie, Ann MacPhail, Toni O'Donovan, Mikael Quennerstedt
(2014) Writing for publication in Physical Education and Sport Pedagogy: Reflections and advice from an editorial team
In Brazilian Journal of Sports Sciences; pp. 739-744
DOI: 10.1016/j.rbce.2014.11.006
[ULIR]

2014

Standing on the periphery: Cooperating teachers' perceptions and responses to the role of supervision.
Young, A.M. and MacPhail, A.
(2014) Standing on the periphery: Cooperating teachers' perceptions and responses to the role of supervision.
In European Physical Education Review; pp. 222-237
DOI: 10.1177/1356336XI14557582

2014

Leading by example: Teacher educators' professional learning through communities of practice
MacPhail, A,; Patton, K.; Parker, M. & Tannehill, D.
(2014) Leading by example: Teacher educators' professional learning through communities of practice
In Quest; pp. 39-56
DOI: 10.1080/00336297.2013.826139
[ULIR]

2014

What examining teaching metaphors tells us about pre-service teachers' developing beliefs about teaching and learning
Tannehill, D,MacPhail, A
(2014) What examining teaching metaphors tells us about pre-service teachers' developing beliefs about teaching and learning
In Physical Education and Sport Pedagogy ; pp. 149-163
DOI: 10.1080/17408989.2012.732056

2013

A Preservice Teacher's Delivery of Sport Education: Influences, Difficulties and Continued Use
Deenihan, JT,MacPhail, A
(2013) A Preservice Teacher's Delivery of Sport Education: Influences, Difficulties and Continued Use
In Journal Of Teaching In Physical Education; pp. 166-185
[ULIR]

2013

Alternative assessment in physical education: a review of international literature
Lopez-Pastor, VM,Kirk, D,Lorente-Catalan, E,MacPhail, A,Macdonald, D
(2013) Alternative assessment in physical education: a review of international literature
In Sport Education And Society; pp. 57-76
DOI: 10.1080/13573322.2012.713860
[ULIR]

2013

Preparing physical education preservice teachers to design instructionally aligned lessons through constructivist pedagogical practices
MacPhail, A,Tannehill, D,Karp, GG
(2013) Preparing physical education preservice teachers to design instructionally aligned lessons through constructivist pedagogical practices
In Teaching And Teacher Education; pp. 100-112
DOI: 10.1016/j.tate.2013.02.008
[ULIR]

2013

What young people say about physical activity: The Children's Sport Participation and Physical Activity (CSPPA) Study
Tannehill, D; MacPhail, A; Walsh, J.; Woods, C.
(2013) What young people say about physical activity: The Children's Sport Participation and Physical Activity (CSPPA) Study
In Sport Education And Society;
DOI: 10.1080/13573322.2013.784863
[ULIR]

2012

Special Issue: Moving People Moving Forward. Guest Editorial.
Ann MacPhail
(2012) Special Issue: Moving People Moving Forward. Guest Editorial.
In Physical Education And Sports Pedagogy; pp. 227-229
[ULIR]

2012

Introduction to Special Issue
MacPhail A; O'Sullivan, M.
(2012) Introduction to Special Issue
In Quest; Philadelphia, PA : pp. 76-78
DOI: 10.1080/00336297.2012.669315
[ULIR]

2012

Irish primary school teachers' experiences with Sport Education
Kinchin, GD,MacPhail, A,Chroinin, DN
(2012) Irish primary school teachers' experiences with Sport Education
In Irish Educational Studies; pp. 207-222
DOI: 10.1080/03323315.2011.649403
[ULIR]

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?"
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?"
In Quest; pp. 299-312
DOI: 10.1080/00336297.2012.706885
[ULIR]

2011

'Living the curriculum': Integrating sport education into a Physical Education Teacher Education programme
Deenihan, JT; McPhail, A; Young, AM
(2011) 'Living the curriculum': Integrating sport education into a Physical Education Teacher Education programme
In European Physical Education Review; pp. 51-68
DOI: 10.1177/1356336X11402262
[ULIR]

2011

Professional learning as a physical education teacher educator
MacPhail, A
(2011) Professional learning as a physical education teacher educator
In Physical Education and Sport Pedagogy ; pp. 435-451
DOI: 10.1080/17408989.2011.582485

2010

We had to do intelligent thinking during recent PE: Students' and teachers' experiences of assessment for learning in post-primary physical education
MacPhail, A; Halbert, J
(2010) We had to do intelligent thinking during recent PE: Students' and teachers' experiences of assessment for learning in post-primary physical education
In Assessment In Education; pp. 23-39
[ULIR]

2010

Curriculum dissemination and implementation in Ireland: principal and teacher insight
Halbert, J; MacPhail, A
(2010) Curriculum dissemination and implementation in Ireland: principal and teacher insight
In Irish Educational Studies; pp. 25-40
DOI: 10.1080/03323310903522677
[ULIR]

2010

Active Citizenship through sport education
O'Donovan, T; MacPhail, A; Kirk, D
(2010) Active Citizenship through sport education
In Education 3-13 International Journal Of Primary, Elementary And Early Years Educ;
DOI: 10.1080/03004270903153947

2010

A Framework for Lifelong Involvement in Sport and Physical Activity: The Irish Perspective
MacPhail, A; Hughes, AM; Keane, S; Lyons, D; Quinn, S
(2010) A Framework for Lifelong Involvement in Sport and Physical Activity: The Irish Perspective
In Leisure Studies; pp. 85-100
[ULIR]

2009

A career in teaching: decisions of the heart rather than the head
O'Sullivan, M; MacPhail, A; Tannehill, D
(2009) A career in teaching: decisions of the heart rather than the head
In Irish Educational Studies; pp. 177-191
DOI: 10.1080/03323310902884227

2009

Lifestyles and gendered patterns of leisure and sporting interests among Irish adolescents
MacPhail, A; Collier, C; O'Sullivan, M
(2009) Lifestyles and gendered patterns of leisure and sporting interests among Irish adolescents
In Sport Education And Society; pp. 281-299
DOI: 10.1080/13573320903037648
[ULIR]

2009

Pupils' and teachers' perceptions of a culminating festival within a sport education season in Irish primary schools
Kinchin, G; MacPhail, A; Ni Chroinin, D
(2009) Pupils' and teachers' perceptions of a culminating festival within a sport education season in Irish primary schools
In Physical Education And Sports Pedagogy; pp. 391-406

2009

Moving towards quality physical education: Physical education provision in Singapore
McNeill, M; Lim, BSC; Wang, CKJ; Tan, WKC; MacPhail, A
(2009) Moving towards quality physical education: Physical education provision in Singapore
In European Physical Education Review; pp. 201-223
DOI: 10.1177/1356336X09345224

2008

Children's experiences of fun and enjoyment during a season of sport education
MacPhail, A; Gorely, T; Kirk, D; Kinchin, G
(2008) Children's experiences of fun and enjoyment during a season of sport education
In Research Quarterly For Exercise And Sport; pp. 344-355
[ULIR]

2008

Throwing and catching as relational skills in game play: Situated learning in a modified game unit
MacPhail, A; Kirk, D; Griffin, L
(2008) Throwing and catching as relational skills in game play: Situated learning in a modified game unit
In Journal Of Teaching In Physical Education; pp. 100-115
[ULIR]

2007

Student discourse on physical activity and sport among Irish young people
Collier, C; MacPhail, A; O'Sullivan, M
(2007) Student discourse on physical activity and sport among Irish young people
In Irish Educational Studies; pp. 195-210
DOI: 10.1080/03323310701296193

2007

Evaluation of 'Action for Life' programme at senior cycle in Irish post-primary schools
Ann MacPhail
(2007) Evaluation of 'Action for Life' programme at senior cycle in Irish post-primary schools
In National Fitness News; pp. 11-12
[ULIR]

2007

Learning to teach sport education: The experiences of a pre-service teacher
McMahon, E; MacPhail, A
(2007) Learning to teach sport education: The experiences of a pre-service teacher
In European Physical Education Review; pp. 229-246
DOI: 10.1177/1356336X07076878

2007

Teachers' views on the construction, management and delivery of an externally prescribed physical education curriculum: Higher Grade Physical Education
MacPhail, A
(2007) Teachers' views on the construction, management and delivery of an externally prescribed physical education curriculum: Higher Grade Physical Education
In Physical Education And Sports Pedagogy; pp. 43-60
[ULIR]

2006

Irish physical educators' attitude toward teaching students with special educational needs
Meegan, S; MacPhail, A
(2006) Irish physical educators' attitude toward teaching students with special educational needs
In European Physical Education Review; pp. 75-97
DOI: 10.1177/1356336X06060213

2006

Young people's socialisation into sport: Experiencing the specialising phase
MacPhail A., Kirk D.
(2006) Young people's socialisation into sport: Experiencing the specialising phase
In Leisure Studies; pp. 57-74
DOI: 10.1080/02614360500116290
[ULIR]

2006

Inclusive education: Ireland's education provision for children with special educational needs
Meegan. S; MacPhail, A
(2006) Inclusive education: Ireland's education provision for children with special educational needs
In Irish Educational Studies; pp. 53-62

2006

The promotion of continuity between PE and co-curricular physical activities: an Irish perspective
MacPhail, A; Slattery, J
(2006) The promotion of continuity between PE and co-curricular physical activities: an Irish perspective
In British Journal Of Teaching Physical Education; pp. 40-44
[ULIR]

2005

A cross-cultural investigation of the use of teaching styles
Cothran, DJ; Kulinna, PH; Banville, D; Choi, E; Amade-Escot, C; MacPhail, A; Macdonald, D; Richard, JF; Sarmento, P; Kirk, D
(2005) A cross-cultural investigation of the use of teaching styles
In Research Quarterly For Exercise And Sport; pp. 193-201

2005

The implementation of revised physical education syllabus: circumstances, rewards and costs.
MacPhail, A; Halbert, J
(2005) The implementation of revised physical education syllabus: circumstances, rewards and costs.
In European Physical Education Review; pp. 287-308
[ULIR]

2005

THE CONSTRAINTS ON SCHOOL PROVISION OF POST-PRIMARY PHYSICAL EDUCATION IN IRELAND: PRINCIPALS' AND TEACHERS' VIEWS AND EXPERIENCES
MacPhail, A; Halbert, J; McEvilly, N; Hutchinson, C; MacDonncha, C
(2005) THE CONSTRAINTS ON SCHOOL PROVISION OF POST-PRIMARY PHYSICAL EDUCATION IN IRELAND: PRINCIPALS' AND TEACHERS' VIEWS AND EXPERIENCES
In Irish Educational Studies; pp. 77-91

2004

The use of drawings as an evaluative tool: students' experiences of Sport Education
MacPhail, A; Kinchin, G
(2004) The use of drawings as an evaluative tool: students' experiences of Sport Education
In Physical Education And Sports Pedagogy; pp. 87-108

2004

Sport education: Promoting team affiliation through physical education
MacPhail, A; Kirk, D; Kinchin, G
(2004) Sport education: Promoting team affiliation through physical education
In Journal Of Teaching In Physical Education; pp. 106-122
[ULIR]

2004

Athlete and researcher: undertaking and pursuing an ethnographic study in a sports club
MacPhail, A
(2004) Athlete and researcher: undertaking and pursuing an ethnographic study in a sports club
In Qualitative Research; pp. 227-245

2004

The social construction of higher grade physical education: The impact on teacher curriculum decision-making
MacPhail, A
(2004) The social construction of higher grade physical education: The impact on teacher curriculum decision-making
In Sport Education And Society; pp. 53-73
DOI: 10.1080/1357332042000175818

2004

Youth sports leaders' advice on facilitating participation in sport: people, resources and attractors.
MacPhail, A; Kirk, D; Eley, D
(2004) Youth sports leaders' advice on facilitating participation in sport: people, resources and attractors.
In Bulletin Of The Int.Council Sports Science & Phys. Ed;

2003

Young people's socialisation into sport: A case study of an athletics club.
MacPhail, A; Gorely, T; Kirk, D
(2003) Young people's socialisation into sport: A case study of an athletics club.
In Sport, Education And Society; pp. 251-267

2003

Social positioning and the construction of a youth sports club.
Kirk, D; MacPhail, A
(2003) Social positioning and the construction of a youth sports club.
In International Review For The Sociology Of Sport; pp. 23-44

2003

Listening to young people's voices: Youth sports leaders' advice on facilitating participation in sport.
MacPhail, A; Kirk, D; Eley, D
(2003) Listening to young people's voices: Youth sports leaders' advice on facilitating participation in sport.
In European Physical Education Review; pp. 57-73

2003

Students' conceptions of sport and Sport Education.
MacPhail, A; Gorely, T; Kirk, D
(2003) Students' conceptions of sport and Sport Education.
In European Physical Education Review; pp. 285-299

2002

Teaching games for understanding and situated learning: Re-thinking the Bunker-Thorpe Model.
Kirk, D; MacPhail, A
(2002) Teaching games for understanding and situated learning: Re-thinking the Bunker-Thorpe Model.
In J. Teaching In Physical Education; pp. 177-192
[ULIR]

2002

Subject choice in Scottish secondary school physical education: Higher Grade Physical Education.
MacPhail, A
(2002) Subject choice in Scottish secondary school physical education: Higher Grade Physical Education.
In European Physical Education Review; pp. 305-326

2001

Coaching for teachers - An evaluation of the programme in Leicestershire.
MacPhail, A
(2001) Coaching for teachers - An evaluation of the programme in Leicestershire.
In British Journal Of Teaching Physical Education; pp. 45-47
[ULIR]

2001

Nominal Group Technique: a useful method for working with young people.
MacPhail, A
(2001) Nominal Group Technique: a useful method for working with young people.
In British Educational Research Journal; pp. 161-170

2000

Pupils' subject choice - Higher Grade Physical Education.
MacPhail, A
(2000) Pupils' subject choice - Higher Grade Physical Education.
In British Journal Of Teaching Physical Education; pp. 42-45
[ULIR]

Conference Publications

2015

AIESEP 2015 International Conference
Hordvik, M., Ronglan, LT. & MacPhail, A.
(2015) AIESEP 2015 International Conference
Madrid, Spain

2015

PE-PAYS Forum
Kennedy, S., MacPhail, A. & Varley, P.
(2015) PE-PAYS Forum
University of Limerick

2015

AIESEP 2015 International Conference
Iannucci, C. & MacPhail, A.
(2015) AIESEP 2015 International Conference
Madrid, Spain

2015

PE-PAYS Ireland Forum
McCaffrey, P., MacPhail, A. & McEvilly, N.
(2015) PE-PAYS Ireland Forum
University of Limerick

2015

AIESEP 2015 International Conference
Kennedy, S. & MacPhail, A.
(2015) AIESEP 2015 International Conference
Madrid, Spain

2015

SHAPE America National Convention
Tannehill, D., MacPhail, A., Parker, M. & Moody, B.
(2015) SHAPE America National Convention
Seattle, WA

2015

AIESEP 2015 International Conference
Lyons, D. & MacPhail, A.
(2015) AIESEP 2015 International Conference
Madrid, Spain

2015

British Education Research Association Conference
Czerniawski, G., MacPhail, A. & Guberman, A.
(2015) British Education Research Association Conference
Belfast

2015

All-Ireland Postgraduate Conference in Sport Sciences and Physical Education
McCaffrey, P., MacPhail, A. & McEvilly, N.
(2015) All-Ireland Postgraduate Conference in Sport Sciences and Physical Education
University of Limerick

2015

AIESEP 2015 International Conference
McEvoy, E., MacPhail, A. & Heikinaro-Johansson, P.
(2015) AIESEP 2015 International Conference
Madrid, Spain

2015

European Conference on Educational Research
MacPhail, A. & Hartley, T.
(2015) European Conference on Educational Research
Budapest, Hungary

2015

All-Ireland Postgraduate Conference in Sport Sciences and Physical Education
Kennedy, S., MacPhail, A. & Varley, P.
(2015) All-Ireland Postgraduate Conference in Sport Sciences and Physical Education
University of Limerick

2015

AIESEP 2015 International Conference
Tannehill, D., MacPhail, A. & Murphy, G.
(2015) AIESEP 2015 International Conference
Madrid, Spain

2014

European Conference on Educational Research
Young, A. & MacPhail, A.
(2014) European Conference on Educational Research
Porto, Portugal

2014

Educational Studies Association of Ireland
MacPhail, A.
(2014) Educational Studies Association of Ireland
Athlone, Ireland

2014

AIESEP Specialist Seminar in Outdoor Education
Kennedy, S., MacPhail, A. & Varley, P.
(2014) AIESEP Specialist Seminar in Outdoor Education
Timisoara, Romania

2014

AIESEP World Congress
McEvoy, E., MacPhail, A. & Enright, E.
(2014) AIESEP World Congress
Auckland, New Zealand

2014

The Adventure Conference
Kennedy, S., MacPhail, A. & Varley, P.
(2014) The Adventure Conference
Sogndal, Norway

2014

AIESEP World Congress
Patton, K., Parker, M., Tannehill, D. & MacPhail, A.
(2014) AIESEP World Congress
Auckland, New Zealand

2014

The International Mountain and Outdoor Sports Conference
Kennedy, S., MacPhail, A. & Varley, P.
(2014) The International Mountain and Outdoor Sports Conference
Prague

2014

AIESEP World Congress
Parker, M., Patton, K., Tannehill, D. & MacPhail, A.
(2014) AIESEP World Congress
Auckland, New Zealand

2013

Educational Studies Association of Ireland
Young, A. & MacPhail, A.
(2013) Educational Studies Association of Ireland
Limerick

2012

PETE (Physical Education Teacher Education) Conference
MacPhail, A., Parker, M., Patton, K. & Tannehill, T.
(2012) PETE (Physical Education Teacher Education) Conference
Las Vegas

2012

ESAI Annual Conference
Young, A. & MacPhail, A.
(2012) ESAI Annual Conference
University College Cork, Ireland

2011

AERA 2011 Annual Meeting
MacPhail, A. & Hartley, T.
(2011) AERA 2011 Annual Meeting
New Orleans

2011

British Education Research Association Conference
MacPhail, A., Young, A.M. & Tannehill, D.
(2011) British Education Research Association Conference
Institute of Education, London

2011

AIESEP 2011 International Conference
Young, A.M. & MacPhail, A.
(2011) AIESEP 2011 International Conference
University of Limerick, Ireland

2011

Reimagining Initial Teacher Education
Young, A. & MacPhail, A.
(2011) Reimagining Initial Teacher Education
St. Patrick's College, Dublin, Ireland

2011

AIESEP 2011 International Conference
Deenihan. J.T. & MacPhail, A.
(2011) AIESEP 2011 International Conference
University of Limerick, Ireland

2010

AIESEP World Congress
Tannehill, D. & MacPhail, A.
(2010) AIESEP World Congress
A Coruna, Spain

2010

AIESEP World Congress
Young, A. & MacPhail, A.
(2010) AIESEP World Congress
A Coruna, Spain

2010

AIESEP World Congress
Deenihan, J.T. & MacPhail, A.
(2010) AIESEP World Congress
A Coruna, Spain

2010

PE-PAYS Forum
Kitching, N. & MacPhail, A.
(2010) PE-PAYS Forum
University of Limerick

2010

PE-PAYS Forum
Deenihan, J.T. & MacPhail, A.
(2010) PE-PAYS Forum
University of Limerick

2010

PE-PAYS Forum
Ralph, A.M. & MacPhail, A.
(2010) PE-PAYS Forum
University of Limerick

2010

Irish Social Sciences Platform
Kitching, N. & MacPhail, A.
(2010) Irish Social Sciences Platform
Maynooth, Ireland

2009

British Education Research Association Conference
Deenihan, J.T. & MacPhail, A.
(2009) British Education Research Association Conference

2009

AIESEP International Seminar,
MacPhail, A.
(2009) AIESEP International Seminar,

2009

NASPE Conference on Physical Education Teacher Education
Goc Karp, G., Tannehill, D. & MacPhail, A.
(2009) NASPE Conference on Physical Education Teacher Education

2008

British Education Research Association Conference
Tannehill, D., MacPhail, A. & Goc Karp, G.
(2008) British Education Research Association Conference

2008

PE-PAYS Forum
MacPhail, A., Collier, C. & O¿Sullivan, M.
(2008) PE-PAYS Forum

2008

Conf¿rence Biennale de l'Association pour la Recherche sur l'Intervention en Sport (ARIS)
Kirk, D., MacPhail, A. & Griffin, L.
(2008) Conf¿rence Biennale de l'Association pour la Recherche sur l'Intervention en Sport (ARIS)

2008

American Educational Research Association Conference
MacPhail, A. & Halbert, J.
(2008) American Educational Research Association Conference

2007

British Education Research Association Conference
MacPhail, A., Halbert, J. & Johnson, P.
(2007) British Education Research Association Conference

2007

British Education Research Association Conference
O'Sullivan, M., Tannehill, D. & MacPhail, A.
(2007) British Education Research Association Conference

2007

British Educational Research Association conference
O¿Sullivan, M., MacPhail, A., & Tannehill, D.
(2007) British Educational Research Association conference

2007

British Educational Research Association Conference
Tannehill, D., MacPhail, A., McMahon, E., & NiMhuircheartaigh, J.
(2007) British Educational Research Association Conference

2007

Historic Traditions & Future Directions in Research on Teaching & Teacher Education in Physical Education
Tannehill, D., MacPhail, A. & O¿Sullivan
(2007) Historic Traditions & Future Directions in Research on Teaching & Teacher Education in Physical Education

2007

Physical Education Futures Conference
Tannehill, D., MacPhail, A., & O'Sullivan, M.
(2007) Physical Education Futures Conference

2007

British Education Research Association Conference
Tannehill, D., MacPhail, A., McMahon, E.
(2007) British Education Research Association Conference

2006

PETE Conference
Tannehill, D., MacPhail, A., & Collier, C.
(2006) PETE Conference

2006

AIESEP World Congress
MacPhail, A., Tannehill, D. & O'Sullivan, M.
(2006) AIESEP World Congress
*(Ed.) pp. *-*

2006

2006 National PETE Conference
Tannehill, D., MacPhail, A. & Collier, C.
(2006) 2006 National PETE Conference
*(Ed.) pp. *-*

2006

AIESEP World Congress
MacPhail, A., Ni Chroinin, D. & Kinchin, G.
(2006) AIESEP World Congress
*(Ed.) pp. *-*

2006

AIESEP World Congress
Collier, C., MacPhail, A. & O'Sullivan, M.
(2006) AIESEP World Congress
*(Ed.) pp. *-*

2006

AIESEP Annual Convention
MacPhail, A., O¿Sullivan, M., & Tannehill, D.,
(2006) AIESEP Annual Convention

2006

British Education Research Association Conference
MacPhail, A. & Halbert, J.
(2006) British Education Research Association Conference
*(Ed.) pp. *-*

2005

British Education Research Association Conference
Collier, C., O'Sullivan, M., MacPhail, A. & O'Connor, P.
(2005) British Education Research Association Conference
*(Ed.) pp. *-*

2005

American Educational Research Association
Kirk, D., MacPhail, A. & Griffin, L.
(2005) American Educational Research Association
*(Ed.) pp. *-*

2005

Irish Heart Foundation Conference
MacPhail, A. & Luttrell, S.
(2005) Irish Heart Foundation Conference
*(Ed.) pp. *-*

2005

4th All Island Sports Development Conference
MacPhail, A.
(2005) 4th All Island Sports Development Conference
*(Ed.) pp. *-*

2005

8th National Forum
MacPhail, A. & Randles, E.
(2005) 8th National Forum
*(Ed.) pp. *-*

2005

AIESEP World Congress
MacPhail, A. & Halbert, G.
(2005) AIESEP World Congress
*(Ed.) pp. *-*

2005

British Educational Research Association Annual Conference
Collier, C. O'Sullivan, M. MacPhail, A., & O'Connor, P.
(2005) British Educational Research Association Annual Conference
*(Ed.) pp. *-*

2005

British Education Research Association Conference
Kinchin, G.D. & MacPhail, A.
(2005) British Education Research Association Conference
*(Ed.) pp. *-*

2004

British Educational Research Association Annual Conference
Kirk, D. & MacPhail, A.
(2004) British Educational Research Association Annual Conference
*(Ed.) pp. *-*

2004

British Educational Research Association Annual Conference
MacPhail, A. & Halbert, J.
(2004) British Educational Research Association Annual Conference
*(Ed.) pp. *-*

2004

European Launch of the European Year of Education through Sport
MacPhail, A.
(2004) European Launch of the European Year of Education through Sport
*(Ed.) pp. *-*

2004

Cork Physical Education Seminar
MacPhail, A. & Halbert, J.
(2004) Cork Physical Education Seminar
*(Ed.) pp. *-*

2004

Irish Sport Council Sport for Young People
MacPhail, A.
(2004) Irish Sport Council Sport for Young People
*(Ed.) pp. *-*

2003

New Zealand Association for Research in Education/Australian Association for Research in Education Conference
MacPhail, A. & Kinchin, G.
(2003) New Zealand Association for Research in Education/Australian Association for Research in Education Conference
*(Ed.) pp. *-*

2003

2nd International Conference: Teaching Sport and Physical Education for understanding.
MacPhail, A., Kirk, D. & Griffin, L.
(2003) 2nd International Conference: Teaching Sport and Physical Education for understanding.
*(Ed.) pp. *-*

2003

National Coaching and Training Centre 7th National Forum
MacPhail, A.
(2003) National Coaching and Training Centre 7th National Forum
*(Ed.) pp. *-*

2003

British Educational Research Association Conference
MacPhail, A. & Kinchin, G.
(2003) British Educational Research Association Conference
*(Ed.) pp. *-*

2002

American Educational Research Association Conference
MacPhail, A.
(2002) American Educational Research Association Conference
*(Ed.) pp. *-*

2002

12th Commonwealth International Sport Conference
MacPhail, A., Kirk, D. & Kinchin, G.
(2002) 12th Commonwealth International Sport Conference
*(Ed.) pp. *-*

2002

British Educational Research Association Conference
MacPhail, A., Kirk, D. & Kinchin, G.
(2002) British Educational Research Association Conference
*(Ed.) pp. *-*

2001

American Educational Research Association Conference
Kirk, D., Macdonald, D., Glasby, T., Glover, S., MacPhail, A.
(2001) American Educational Research Association Conference
*(Ed.) pp. *-*

2001

6th Annual Congress of the European College of Sport Science
MacPhail, A. & Kirk, D.
(2001) 6th Annual Congress of the European College of Sport Science
*(Ed.) pp. *-*

2001

Oxford Ethnography and Education Conference
MacPhail, A.
(2001) Oxford Ethnography and Education Conference
*(Ed.) pp. *-*

2000

International Conference for Physical Educators. Innovation and application of physical education and sports science in the new millenium - An Asian-Pacific perspective.
Kirk, D. & MacPhail, A.
(2000) International Conference for Physical Educators. Innovation and application of physical education and sports science in the new millenium - An Asian-Pacific perspective.
Chin, M.K, Hensley, L.D. & Liu, Y.K.(Ed.) pp. 105-116

2000

2000 Pre-Olympic Congress. International Congress on Sport Science Sport Medicine and Physical Education
Macdonald, D., Kirk, D., Braiuka, S., MacPhail, A.
(2000) 2000 Pre-Olympic Congress. International Congress on Sport Science Sport Medicine and Physical Education
*(Ed.) pp. *-*

2000

2000 Pre-Olympic Congress. International Congress on Sport Science Sport Medicine and Physical Education
Kirk, D. & MacPhail, A.
(2000) 2000 Pre-Olympic Congress. International Congress on Sport Science Sport Medicine and Physical Education
*(Ed.) pp. *-*

2000

2000 Pre-Olympic Congress. International Congress on Sport Science Sport Medicine and Physical Education
MacPhail, A. & Kirk, D.
(2000) 2000 Pre-Olympic Congress. International Congress on Sport Science Sport Medicine and Physical Education
*(Ed.) pp. *-*

1999

Scottish Universities Physical Education Association Annual Conference.
MacPhail, A.
(1999) Scottish Universities Physical Education Association Annual Conference.
*(Ed.) pp. *-*

1999

Scottish Universities Physical Education Association Conference
MacPhail, A.
(1999) Scottish Universities Physical Education Association Conference
*(Ed.) pp. *-*

Conference Contributions

2011

AIESEP International Conference
O'Sullivan, M, Tannehill, D, MacPhail, A
(2011) AIESEP International Conference
UL, LImerick

Other Items Published

2001

Talent identification, selection and development. Leeds: Human Kinetics.
MacPhail, A
(2001) Talent identification, selection and development. Leeds: Human Kinetics.
In Advances In Case-Based Reasoning;

2001

Physical education, cognitive development and academic performance. Leeds: Human Kinetics.
MacPhail, A
(2001) Physical education, cognitive development and academic performance. Leeds: Human Kinetics.
In Advances In Case-Based Reasoning;

2001

Parental influence in physical activity and sport. Leeds: Human Kinetics. Institute of Youth Sport
MacPhail, A
(2001) Parental influence in physical activity and sport. Leeds: Human Kinetics. Institute of Youth Sport
In Advances In Case-Based Reasoning;

2000

The Games Sense Approach: Rationale, Description and a Brief Overview of Research. Leeds: Human Kinetics.
Kirk, D; MacPhail, A
(2000) The Games Sense Approach: Rationale, Description and a Brief Overview of Research. Leeds: Human Kinetics.
In Advances In Case-Based Reasoning;