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Prof. Mary O'Sullivan

Biography

Mary joined the Department of Physical Education and Sport Sciences in 2005 and then served as Inaugural Dean of Education and Health Sciences (2008-2014). She established the PE PAYS Research Centre in 2005 and served as a Director for ten years. Mary's current research interests are focussed on Teacher Education practices and policies with projects on Irish teacher accreditation, global issues in Physical Education teacher education, and student voice (preservice teachers) in Physical Education.

Research Interests

Physical Education and Sport Pedagogy
Teaching and Teacher Education
Teacher Professional Education
Curriculum Innovation in PE

Teaching Interests

  • Physical Education Pedagogical Content Knowledge
  • Research on Teaching
  • Research on Teacher Education
  • Curriculum and Instruction in Physical Education
  • Role of the University in Learning to Teach

Professional Activities

Association

  • 2014 Secretary General , AIESEP (International Assoc. for Physical Education in Higher Education)
  • 2006 Member and Assoc Editor of Journal, Irish Educational Studies Association
  • 2006 Member of the 2006 Abstract Review Panel for the Research Consortium for AAHPERD., Research Consortium of the American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (AAHPERD)
  • 1998 Board of Governors, AIESEP (International Association for Physical Education in Higher Education)
  • 1997 Member, Physical Education Association of Ireland

Award

  • 2007 - UL Alumni Award Recipient
  • 2006 - 2006 Physical Education SIG Scholar USA
  • 2005 - 2005 Ohio State Distinguished Collaborative Award
  • 2005 - British Educational Reserach Assocation Physical Education and Sport Pedagogy SIG Scholar
  • 2005 - 2005 Colleg of Education Distinguished Collaborative Award
  • 2004 - Metzler Freeman Exemplary Research Paper for Journal of Teaching in Physical Education
  • 2004 - NAPEHE Administrator of Year Award
  • 2004 - Michael Darmody Inagaural Lecture
  • 2001 - Honor Award: AAHPERD Curriculum and Instruction Academy
  • 1999 - Fellow, American Academy of Kinesiology and Physical Education (now known as American Academy of Kinesiology)
  • 1997 - The Trinter Award (w/D Tannehill)
  • 1996 - Honor Award

Committee

  • 2006 Physical Education and Sport Sciences Taskforce,
  • 2005 PESS Research Committee,
  • 2005 Chair of Education Search Committee,
  • 2005 UL Graduate Medical School Advisory Board,
  • 2005 Public Appointments Service,

Employment

  • 2005 University of Limerick - Professor
  • 2005 University of Limerick - Dean
  • 2001 The Ohio State University - Associate Dean, College of Education
  • 1994 The Ohio State University - Interim Director, School of HPER
  • 1991 The Ohio State University - Research Associate
  • 1986 The Ohio State University - Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, & Professor
  • 1983 University of Victoria - Assistant Professor

Education

  • 2003 Harvard University - Certificate
  • 1983 The Ohio State University, USA - Ph.D.
  • 1980 University of Victoria, Canada - M.A.
  • 1977 Thomond College of Education - B.A.

Publications

Books

2007

Co-construction of PE content: contemporary research approaches: PESP Special Issue
Amade-Escot, C; O'Sullivan, M
(2007) Co-construction of PE content: contemporary research approaches: PESP Special Issue
Chantal Amade-Escot and Mary O'Sullivan(Ed.) London : Routledge

2000

Assessing Student and Team Responsibility in Physical Education
O'Sullivan, M; Henninger, M
(2000) Assessing Student and Team Responsibility in Physical Education
Reston, VA : American Association of Health, Physical Education Reston, VA

Book Chapters

2016

Multiple dimensions of interactivity: an empirically-based investigation of methodological issues in self study of practice research
Flethcher, Ni Chroinin, and O'Sullivan
(2016) Multiple dimensions of interactivity: an empirically-based investigation of methodological issues in self study of practice research
In Enacting Self study as methodology for professional inquiry; Auckland : University of Auckland Press

2016

Critical friendship and meta-critical friendship: re-interrogating assumptions
Ni Chroinin, O'Sullivan, and Fletcher
(2016) Critical friendship and meta-critical friendship: re-interrogating assumptions
In Mindfulness and critical friendship: A new perspective on professional development for educators; Lanham, MD: : Lexington Books. An Imprint of Rowman & Littlefield.

2014

Where We Go from Here: Developing Pedagogies for PETE and the Use of Self-Study in Physical Education and Teacher Education
O'Sullivan, M,
(2014) Where We Go from Here: Developing Pedagogies for PETE and the Use of Self-Study in Physical Education and Teacher Education
In Self-Study in Physical Education Teacher Education; LONDON : Springer pp. 169-180
DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-05663-0

2012

Listening to Young People's Voices in Physical Education and Youth Sport
Enright, E, & O'Sullivan, M.
(2012) Listening to Young People's Voices in Physical Education and Youth Sport
In Resarch Methods in Physical Education and Youth Sport; London : Routledge pp. 120-132

2010

Teaching as Professional Inquiry
O'Sullivan,M., Tannehill, D., Hinchion,C.
(2010) Teaching as Professional Inquiry
In Physical education for learning: A Guide or Secondary Schools; London : Continuum

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

2009

Teaching as Professional Inquiry.
O'Sullivan, M; Tannehill, D; Hinchion, C
(2009) Teaching as Professional Inquiry.
In Physical Education For Learning: A Guide for Secondary Schools; London, UK : Routledge

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;

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

The art and science of teaching in physical education and sport. Lisbon: MH Faculdade de Motricidada Humana.
O'Sullivan, M
(2005) The art and science of teaching in physical education and sport. Lisbon: MH Faculdade de Motricidada Humana.
In Teachers' Beliefs as a Mirror of Possibilities for Physical Education.; pp. 149-164

2005

Cultural Studies Curriculum in Physical Activity and Sport
O'Sullivan, M; Kinchin, G
(2005) Cultural Studies Curriculum in Physical Activity and Sport
In Standards-based physical education curriculum development; pp. 100-129

2004

Sport Pedagogy
Feingold, R; Crum, B; O'Sullivan, M; Naul, R
(2004) Sport Pedagogy
In Vade Mecum; Berlin : ISCCPE Berlin

2003

What Do We Know About the Professional Preparation of Teachers?
O'Sullivan, M
(2003) What Do We Know About the Professional Preparation of Teachers?
In Enhancing student learning in physical education: A research approach to effective teaching (2nd ed.).;

2002

Gender equity and physical education: A USA pespective
O'Sullivan, M; Bush, K; Gehring, M
(2002) Gender equity and physical education: A USA pespective
In Gender and Physical Education: Contemporary Issues and Future Directions.; London : Routledge pp. 163-189 London

2001

Looking Outward to the Future: A reaction of Locke's Looking Backward: 2100-2000.
O'Sullivan, M
(2001) Looking Outward to the Future: A reaction of Locke's Looking Backward: 2100-2000.
In Physical Education in the 21st Century,; Lincoln, NE : University of Nebraska-Lincoln. pp. 35-39 Lincoln, NE

2000

Weaving a Web of Relationships
Stroot, S; O'Sullivan, M; Tannehill, D
(2000) Weaving a Web of Relationships
In Collaborative Reform and other improbable dreams; New York : Suny Press

1999

Preparing Physical Education Teachers for the New Millennium: Keeping our Eyes on the Prize.
O'Sullivan, M; Tannehill, D
(1999) Preparing Physical Education Teachers for the New Millennium: Keeping our Eyes on the Prize.
In Seoul International Sport Science Congress Proceedings.; Seoul, South Korea : Korean Sport Sciences

1999

Young People are Talking but Are We Listening.
O'Sullivan, M
(1999) Young People are Talking but Are We Listening.
In New Millennium and Sport Pedagogy,; Ichon, Korea : University of Inchon. pp. 37-49 Ichon, Korea

1998

Education for An Active Lifestyle: Challenges to Teacher and Coach Preparation.
O'Sullivan, M
(1998) Education for An Active Lifestyle: Challenges to Teacher and Coach Preparation.
In Physical Activity and Active Lifestyle of Children and Youth.;

1996

What do we know about the professional preparation of teachers
O'Sullivan, M
(1996) What do we know about the professional preparation of teachers
In Enhancing student learning in physical education: A research approach to effective teaching; Champaign, IL: : Human Kinetics. pp. 315-338 Champaign, IL:

1994

Physical Education in Ireland in the 21st Century: A view through the looking glass.
O'Sullivan, M; McCarthy, L
(1994) Physical Education in Ireland in the 21st Century: A view through the looking glass.
In Health, physical education, and recreation into the twenty-first century: Proceedings of the ICHPER World Congress.; Champaign, IL, USA : Human Kinetics Champaign, IL, USA

1994

International Perspectives on the Future of Sport and Physical Education: A Synoptic Overview.
O'Sullivan, M
(1994) International Perspectives on the Future of Sport and Physical Education: A Synoptic Overview.
In Health, physical education, and recreation into the twenty-first century: Proceedings of the ICHPER World Congress; Champaign, IL : Human Kinetics Champaign, IL

1994

Goals and purposes of supervision
O'Sullivan, M; Tannehill, D
(1994) Goals and purposes of supervision
In Health, physical education, and recreation into the twenty-first century: Proceedings of the ICHPER World Congress.; Champaign, IL : Human Kinetics

1992

The goals and purposes of supervision: Implications of theoretical perspectives.
O'Sullivan, M; Tannehill, D
(1992) The goals and purposes of supervision: Implications of theoretical perspectives.
In Proceedings of the International Congress of Health, Physical Education, and Recreation. August 1991, Limerick, Ireland.; Limerick : University of Limerick

1992

Professional development of cooperating teachers
O'Sullivan, M
(1992) Professional development of cooperating teachers
In Sport and physical activity: Moving toward excellence. Proceedings of the AIESEP World Convention; Loughborough, England : Loughborough, England

1991

Impact of interactive disc technology on preservice teachers ability to analyze motor performance
Tannehill, D; O'Sullivan, M; Stroot, S; Livingston, M
(1991) Impact of interactive disc technology on preservice teachers ability to analyze motor performance
In Technology and Teacher Education Annual 1991; Greenville, NC. : Society for Technologyand Teacher Education

1990

Beginning teachers struggle for legitimacy
O'Sullivan, M
(1990) Beginning teachers struggle for legitimacy
In Proceedings of the Jyvaskyla Sport Congress AIESEP World Convention;

1988

The effects of monitoring on the verbal feedback of student teachers in secondary school physical education
O'Sullivan, M
(1988) The effects of monitoring on the verbal feedback of student teachers in secondary school physical education
In The 28th ICHPER World Congress Proceedings; London : The PEA of Great Britain & Northern Ireland. pp. 743-754 London

1988

Using research on teaching
O'Sullivan, M
(1988) Using research on teaching
In Becoming a teacher; Kagan & Woo.

1987

Using computer-videotape materials to assess students' observational skills
Collis, B; Van Gyn, G; O'Sullivan, M
(1987) Using computer-videotape materials to assess students' observational skills
In ;

1986

The investigation of computer augmented training on selected managerial skills of physical education students
O'Sullivan, M; Collis, B; Van Gyn, G
(1986) The investigation of computer augmented training on selected managerial skills of physical education students
In In Trends and development in physical education; London: : E. & F.N. Spon London:

1985

A descriptive analytic study of student teacher effectiveness and student behavior in secondary school physical education.
O'Sullivan, M
(1985) A descriptive analytic study of student teacher effectiveness and student behavior in secondary school physical education.
In Teaching Effectiveness Research; University of Victoria

1985

Review of classroom management and teacher effectiveness as it relates specifically to elementary physical education
O'Sullivan, M
(1985) Review of classroom management and teacher effectiveness as it relates specifically to elementary physical education
In Physical Education in early childhood.; Vancouver, Canada : University of British Columbia. pp. 61-72 Vancouver, Canada

Edited Books

2010


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

2006


(2006)
In Handbook of Physical Education; Kirk, D. Macdonald, D, & O'Sullivan, M.(Ed.) London : Sage

Peer Reviewed Journals

2018

'The Trouble with Normal': (re)imagining sexuality education with young people
Coll, L,O'Sullivan, M,Enright, E
(2018) 'The Trouble with Normal': (re)imagining sexuality education with young people
In Sex Education-Sexuality Society And Learning; pp. 157-171
DOI: 10.1080/14681811.2017.1410699

2018

Pedagogical principles of learning to teach meaningful physical education
Ni Chroinin, D,Fletcher, T,O'Sullivan, M
(2018) Pedagogical principles of learning to teach meaningful physical education
In Physical Education and Sport Pedagogy ; pp. 117-133
DOI: 10.1080/17408989.2017.1342789

2017

Lesbian, Gay and Bisexual teachers' negotiations of civil partnership and schools: ambivalent attachments to religion and secularism
Neary, A., Gray, B. and O'Sullivan, M.
(2017) Lesbian, Gay and Bisexual teachers' negotiations of civil partnership and schools: ambivalent attachments to religion and secularism
In Discourse-Studies In The Cultural Politics Of Education;
DOI: 10.1080/01596306.2016.1276432
[ULIR]

2017

Drawing' conclusions: Primary school children's construction of school physical education and physical activity opportunities outside of school.
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.
In European Physical Education Review; pp. 1-18
DOI: 10.1177/1356336X16683898

2017

"I Know When I Did It, I Got Frustrated": The Influence of 'Living' a Curriculum for Preservice Teachers
Dillon, M,Tannehill, D,O'Sullivan, M
(2017) "I Know When I Did It, I Got Frustrated": The Influence of 'Living' a Curriculum for Preservice Teachers
In Journal Of Teaching In Physical Education; pp. 445-454
DOI: 10.1123/jtpe.2016-0157
[ULIR]

2016

Signature pedagogies in support of teachers' professional learning
Parker, M, Patton, K. & O'Sullivan, M
(2016) Signature pedagogies in support of teachers' professional learning
In Irish Educational Studies Irish Educational Studies ;
DOI: 10.1080/03323315.2016.1141700

2016

Elementary Classroom Teachers' Beliefs Across Time: Learning to Teach Physical Education
Ni Chroinin, D,O'Sullivan, M
(2016) Elementary Classroom Teachers' Beliefs Across Time: Learning to Teach Physical Education
In Journal Of Teaching In Physical Education; pp. 97-106
DOI: 10.1123/jtpe.2015-0030

2016

A queer politics of emotion: reimagining sexualities and schooling
Neary, A,Gray, B,O'Sullivan, M
(2016) A queer politics of emotion: reimagining sexualities and schooling
In Gender And Education; pp. 250-265
DOI: 10.1080/09540253.2015.1114074
[ULIR]

2016

A Layered Approach to Critical Friendship as a Means to Support Pedagogical Innovation in Pre-service Teacher Education
Fletcher, T,Chroinin, DN,O'Sullivan, M
(2016) A Layered Approach to Critical Friendship as a Means to Support Pedagogical Innovation in Pre-service Teacher Education
In Studying Teacher Education; pp. 302-319
DOI: 10.1080/17425964.2016.1228049
[ULIR]

2016

Signature pedagogies in support of teachers' professional learning
Parker, M,Patton, K,O'Sullivan, M
(2016) Signature pedagogies in support of teachers' professional learning
In Irish Educational Studies; pp. 137-153
DOI: 10.1080/03323315.2016.1141700

2015

Using self-study to explore the processes of pedagogical innovation in physical education teacher education,
Déirdre Ní Chróinín, Tim Fletcher & Mary O'Sullivan
(2015) Using self-study to explore the processes of pedagogical innovation in physical education teacher education,
In Asia-Pacific Journal of Health, Sport and Physical Education ; pp. 273-286
DOI: 10.1080/18377122.2015.1092724

2014

From initial teacher education through induction and beyond: a longitudinal study of primary teacher beliefs
Chroinin, DN,O'Sullivan, M
(2014) From initial teacher education through induction and beyond: a longitudinal study of primary teacher beliefs
In Irish Educational Studies; pp. 451-466
DOI: 10.1080/03323315.2014.984387

2014

Education: a space to survive and thrive?
O'Sullivan, M,Penney, D
(2014) Education: a space to survive and thrive?
In Sport Education And Society; pp. 343-351
DOI: 10.1080/13573322.2013.802686

2013

"Now, I'm Magazine Detective the Whole Time": Listening and Responding to Young People's Complex Experiences of Popular Physical Culture
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
In Journal Of Teaching In Physical Education; pp. 394-418

2013

Physical education student teachers' perceptions of applying knowledge and skills about emotional understanding studied in PETE in a one-year teaching practicum
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
In Physical Education and Sport Pedagogy ; pp. 28-41
DOI: 10.1080/17408989.2011.630999

2013

Teacher educators' perspectives on the implementation of beginning teacher standards for physical education in Ireland: developing and regulating the profession?
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?
In European Journal Of Teacher Education; pp. 261-278
DOI: 10.1080/02619768.2012.696191

2013

New Directions, new questions,: Relationships between curriculum, pedagogy and assessment in physical education
O'Sullivan, M
(2013) New Directions, new questions,: Relationships between curriculum, pedagogy and assessment in physical education
In Sport Education And Society; pp. 1-5
DOI: 10.1080/13573322.2012.719868

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

'Producing different knowledge and producing knowledge differently': rethinking physical education research and practice through participatory visual methods
Enright, E; O'Sullivan, M
(2012) 'Producing different knowledge and producing knowledge differently': rethinking physical education research and practice through participatory visual methods
In Sport Education And Society; pp. 35-55
DOI: 10.1080/13573322.2011.607911

2012

Editorial for Special Issue
O'Sullivan, M; Oslin, J
(2012) Editorial for Special Issue
In Irish Educational Studies; pp. 245-250
DOI: 10.1080/03323315.2012.710060

2012

Rhetoric and reality: the role of the teacher in shaping a school sport programme
Bowles, R,O'Sullivan, M
(2012) Rhetoric and reality: the role of the teacher in shaping a school sport programme
In Physical Education and Sport Pedagogy ; pp. 303-316
DOI: 10.1080/17408989.2012.690383

2012

Teacher educators' perspectives on the implementation of beginning teacher standards for Physical Education in Ireland: Developing and regulating the profession
Ní Chróinín, D , O'Sullivan,M, & Tormey, R.
(2012) Teacher educators' perspectives on the implementation of beginning teacher standards for Physical Education in Ireland: Developing and regulating the profession
In European Journal Of Teacher Education;
DOI: 10.1080/02619768.2012.696191

2012

Beginning teacher standards for physical education: Promoting a democratic ideal?
Chroinin, DN; Tormey, R; O' Sullivan, M
(2012) Beginning teacher standards for physical education: Promoting a democratic ideal?
In Teaching And Teacher Education; pp. 78-88
DOI: 10.1016/j.tate.2011.08.001

2012

Physical Education "in All Sorts of Corners": Student Activists Transgressing Formal Physical Education Curricular Boundaries
Enright, E,O'Sullivan, M
(2012) Physical Education "in All Sorts of Corners": Student Activists Transgressing Formal Physical Education Curricular Boundaries
In Research Quarterly For Exercise And Sport; pp. 255-267
DOI: 10.5641/027013612800745293

2010

'Can I do it in my pyjamas?' Negotiating a physical education curriculum with teenage girls
Enright, E; O'Sullivan, M
(2010) 'Can I do it in my pyjamas?' Negotiating a physical education curriculum with teenage girls
In European Physical Education Review; pp. 203-222
DOI: 10.1177/1356336X10382967

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

The educational perceptions and experiences of Irish pre-service and beginning physical education teachers
O'Sullivan, M; MacPhail, A; Tannehill, D
(2009) The educational perceptions and experiences of Irish pre-service and beginning physical education teachers
In Irish Educational Studies; pp. 177-191

2007

Research quality in physical education and sport pedagogy
O'Sullivan, M
(2007) Research quality in physical education and sport pedagogy
In Sport Education And Society; pp. 245-260
DOI: 10.1080/13573320701463962

2007

Enhancers and inhibitors of teacher change among secondary physical educators
Bechtel, PA; O'Sullivan, M
(2007) Enhancers and inhibitors of teacher change among secondary physical educators
In Journal Of Teaching In Physical Education; pp. 221-235

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

A didactic analysis of content development during the peer teaching tasks of a Sport Education season
O'Sullivan, M; Wallhead, T
(2007) A didactic analysis of content development during the peer teaching tasks of a Sport Education season
In Physical Education And Sports Pedagogy; pp. 225-244

2007

Research on content in physical education: theoretical perspectives and current debates
O'Sullivan, M; Amade-Escot, C
(2007) Research on content in physical education: theoretical perspectives and current debates
In Physical Education And Sports Pedagogy; pp. 185-203

2006

Professional Dialogue as Professional Development
Deglau, D; Ward, P; O'Sullivan, M; Bush, K
(2006) Professional Dialogue as Professional Development
In J. Teaching In Physical Education; pp. 413-427

2006

Chapter 2: Effective professional development - What we now know
Bechtel, PA; O'Sullivan, M
(2006) Chapter 2: Effective professional development - What we now know
In Journal Of Teaching In Physical Education; pp. 363-378

2006

Professional Lives of Irish Physical Education Teachers: Stories of Resilience, Respect and Resignation
O'Sullivan, M
(2006) Professional Lives of Irish Physical Education Teachers: Stories of Resilience, Respect and Resignation
In Physical Education And Sports Pedagogy; pp. 265-284

2006

The Effects of a Long-Term Professional Development Program on the Beliefs and Practices of Experienced Teachers
Deglau, D; O'Sullivan, M
(2006) The Effects of a Long-Term Professional Development Program on the Beliefs and Practices of Experienced Teachers
In J. Teaching In Physical Education; pp. 379-396

2006

Chapter 1: The contexts of urban settings
Ward, P; O'Sullivan, M
(2006) Chapter 1: The contexts of urban settings
In Journal Of Teaching In Physical Education; pp. 348-362

2006

Effective Professional Development; What do we Know?
Bechel, P; O'Sullivan, M
(2006) Effective Professional Development; What do we Know?
In J. Teaching In Physical Education; pp. 363-378

2006

Chapter 7: Principles of professional development
O'Sullivan, M; Deglau, D
(2006) Chapter 7: Principles of professional development
In Journal Of Teaching In Physical Education; pp. 441-449

2006

The Contexts of Urban Settings
Ward, P; O'Sullivan, M
(2006) The Contexts of Urban Settings
In J. Teaching In Physical Education; pp. 348-362

2006

Chapter 5: Professional dialogue as professional development
Deglau, D; Ward, P; O'Sullivan, M; Bush, K
(2006) Chapter 5: Professional dialogue as professional development
In Journal Of Teaching In Physical Education; pp. 413-427

2006

Principles for Professional Development
O'Sullivan, M; Deglau, D
(2006) Principles for Professional Development
In J. Teaching In Physical Education; pp. 441-449

2006

Chapter 3: The effects of a long-term professional development program on the beliefs and practices of experienced teachers
Deglau, D; O'Sullivan, M
(2006) Chapter 3: The effects of a long-term professional development program on the beliefs and practices of experienced teachers
In Journal Of Teaching In Physical Education; pp. 379-396

2005

Sport Education: Physical Education for the New Millennium?
Wallhead, T; O'Sullivan, M
(2005) Sport Education: Physical Education for the New Millennium?
In Physical Education And Sports Pedagogy; pp. 183-212

2004

High School General Physical Education Teachers' Behaviors and Beliefs Associated with Inclusion
Hodge, S; Ammah, J; Casebolt, K; LaMaster, K; O'Sullivan, M
(2004) High School General Physical Education Teachers' Behaviors and Beliefs Associated with Inclusion
In Sport, Education And Society; pp. 395-420

2004

Possibilities and Pitfalls of a Public Health Agenda
O'Sullivan, M
(2004) Possibilities and Pitfalls of a Public Health Agenda
In J. Teaching In Physical Education; pp. 392-404

2003

Theories of Action and Theories in Use.
Tsangaridou, N; O'Sullivan, M
(2003) Theories of Action and Theories in Use.
In Journal Of Teaching In Physical Education; pp. 132-152

2003

Incidences of Student Support for and Resistance to a Curricular Innovation in High School Physical Education.
Kinchin, G; O'Sullivan, M
(2003) Incidences of Student Support for and Resistance to a Curricular Innovation in High School Physical Education.
In Journal Of Teaching In Physical Education; pp. 245-260

2003

Darwinism in the Gym
Pope, C; O'Sullivan, M
(2003) Darwinism in the Gym
In Journal Of Teaching In Physical Education; pp. 311-327

2002

Good data are all you have: The legacy of a PETE scholar
O'Sullivan, M
(2002) Good data are all you have: The legacy of a PETE scholar
In Journal Of Teaching In Physical Education; pp. 441-452

2001

Making a Difference for Urban Youth
Knop, N; Tannehill, D; O'Sullivan, M
(2001) Making a Difference for Urban Youth
In Journal Of Physical Education, Recreation And Dance;

2001

Making a Difference for Urban Youths
Knop, N; Tannehill, D; O'Sullivan, M
(2001) Making a Difference for Urban Youths
In Journal Of Physical Education, Recreation And Dance; pp. 38-44

2000

Socialization of Prospective Physical Education Teachers: The Story of New Blood.
O'Bryant, C; O'Sullivan, M; Raudensky, J
(2000) Socialization of Prospective Physical Education Teachers: The Story of New Blood.
In Sport, Education And Society; pp. 177-193

1999

Teacher certification testing in physical education
Tannehill, D; O'Sullivan, M
(1999) Teacher certification testing in physical education
In Journal Of Teaching In Physical Education;

1999

A school-university collaborative journey towards relevance and meaning in an urban high school physical education program
O'Sullivan, M; Tannehill, D; Knop, N; Pope, C; Henninger, M
(1999) A school-university collaborative journey towards relevance and meaning in an urban high school physical education program
In Quest; pp. 225-243

1999

A School University Collaborative Journey toward Relevance and Meaning in and Urban high School Physical Education Program.
O'Sullivan, M; Tannehill, D; Knop, N; Pope, C; Henninger, M
(1999) A School University Collaborative Journey toward Relevance and Meaning in and Urban high School Physical Education Program.
In Quest; pp. 245-253

1999

Making physical education meaningful for high school students.
Kinchin, G; O'Sullivan, M
(1999) Making physical education meaningful for high school students.
In Journal Of Physical Education, Recreation And Dance; pp. 40-44, 54

1998

Similarities and differences in pedagogy and content: 5 years later.
Ward, P; O'Sullivan, M
(1998) Similarities and differences in pedagogy and content: 5 years later.
In Journal Of Teaching In Physical Education; pp. 195-213

1998

Culture, Pedagogy, and Teacher Change in an Urban High School: How would you like your Eggs Done?
Pope, C; O'Sullivan, M
(1998) Culture, Pedagogy, and Teacher Change in an Urban High School: How would you like your Eggs Done?
In Sport, Education And Society; pp. 201-226

1998

Innovation in Two Alternative Elementary School Programs: Why It Works.
Dyson, B; O'Sullivan, M
(1998) Innovation in Two Alternative Elementary School Programs: Why It Works.
In Research Quarterly For Exercise And Sport; pp. 242-253

1997

The many faces of integrated physical education.
Placek, J; O'Sullivan, M
(1997) The many faces of integrated physical education.
In Journal Of Physical Education, Recreation And Dance; pp. 20-24

1997

The role of reflection in shaping physical Education Teachers' educational values and practices.
Tsangaridou, N; O'Sullivan, M
(1997) The role of reflection in shaping physical Education Teachers' educational values and practices.
In Journal Of Teaching In Physical Education; pp. 2-25

1997

Case method in physical education higher education: A pedagogy of change?
Collier, C; O'Sullivan, M
(1997) Case method in physical education higher education: A pedagogy of change?
In Quest; pp. 198-213

1994

Breaking out: Co-dependency of high school physical education.
O'Sullivan, M; Siedentop, D; Tannehill, D
(1994) Breaking out: Co-dependency of high school physical education.
In Journal Of Teaching In Physical Education; pp. 421-428

1994

Contextual hoops and hurdles: Workplace conditions in secondary physical education.
Stroot, S; Collier, C; O'Sullivan, M; England, K
(1994) Contextual hoops and hurdles: Workplace conditions in secondary physical education.
In Journal Of Teaching In Physical Education; pp. 342-360

1994

Research on expertise: Guideposts for expertise and teacher education in physical education.
O'Sullivan, M; Doutis, P
(1994) Research on expertise: Guideposts for expertise and teacher education in physical education.
In Quest; pp. 176-185

1994

High school physical education teachers and their world of work: Scope of the project.
O'Sullivan, M
(1994) High school physical education teachers and their world of work: Scope of the project.
In Journal Of Teaching In Physical Education;

1994

Using Pedagogical Reflective Strategies to enhance reflection among pre-service physical education teachers
Tsangaridou, N; O'Sullivan, M
(1994) Using Pedagogical Reflective Strategies to enhance reflection among pre-service physical education teachers
In Journal Of Teaching In Physical Education; pp. 13-33

1994

Rules, routines, and expectations of 11 high school physical education teachers.
O'Sullivan, M; Dyson, B
(1994) Rules, routines, and expectations of 11 high school physical education teachers.
In Journal Of Teaching In Physical Education; pp. 361-374

1994

Attitudes toward physical education: Their impact on how physical education teachers make sense of their work
Tannehill, D; Romar, J; O'Sullivan, M; England, K; Rosenberg, D
(1994) Attitudes toward physical education: Their impact on how physical education teachers make sense of their work
In Journal Of Teaching In Physical Education; pp. 406-420

1994

Students' and parents' attitudes.
Tannehill, D; Romar, J; England, K; O'Sullivan, M; Rosenberg, D
(1994) Students' and parents' attitudes.
In Journal Of Teaching In Physical Education;

1992

Toward collegiality: Competing viewpoints among teacher educators.
O'Sullivan, M; Siedentop, D; Locke, L
(1992) Toward collegiality: Competing viewpoints among teacher educators.
In Quest; pp. 266-280

1992

What undergraduate physical education majors learn during a field experience
O'Sullivan, M; Tsangaridou, N
(1992) What undergraduate physical education majors learn during a field experience
In Research Quarterly For Exercise And Sport; pp. 381-392

1991

Skill analysis using interactive videodisc technology.
Stroot, S; Tannehill, D; O'Sullivan, M
(1991) Skill analysis using interactive videodisc technology.
In Computers In Schools;

1990

Teacher certification testing in physical education.
Tannehill, D; O'Sullivan, M
(1990) Teacher certification testing in physical education.
In Journal Of Teaching In Physical Education; pp. 227-239

1990

Physical education teacher education in the United States
O'Sullivan, M
(1990) Physical education teacher education in the United States
In Journal Of Physical Education, Recreation And Dance; pp. 41-45

1990

Teacher testing and implications for physical education
O'Sullivan, M; Tannehill, D
(1990) Teacher testing and implications for physical education
In Journal Of Teaching In Physical Education; pp. 174-183

1990

Teacher certification testing in physical education
Tannehill,D.;O'Sullivan,M.
(1990) Teacher certification testing in physical education
In Journal Of Teaching In Physical Education;

1989

Failing gym is like failing lunch or recess: Two beginning teachers' struggle for legitimacy
O'Sullivan, M
(1989) Failing gym is like failing lunch or recess: Two beginning teachers' struggle for legitimacy
In Journal Of Teaching In Physical Education; pp. 227-242

1989

The fifth dimension: Extending the physical education program
Jones, D; Tannehill, D; O'Sullivan, M; Stroot, S
(1989) The fifth dimension: Extending the physical education program
In Journal Of Teaching In Physical Education;

1989

Elementary physical education specialists: A commitment to student learning
O'Sullivan, M; Stroot, S; Tannehill, D
(1989) Elementary physical education specialists: A commitment to student learning
In Journal Of Teaching In Physical Education; pp. 261-265

1989

Interactive video technology in teacher education
O'Sullivan,M.;Stroot,S;Tannehill,D;Chou,C
(1989) Interactive video technology in teacher education
In Journal Of Teaching In Physical Education;

1989

Fifth Dimension
Jones, D; Tannehill, D; O'Sullivan, M; Stroot, S
(1989) Fifth Dimension
In Journal Of Teaching In Physical Education;

1986

Effects of intervention on differential treatment of boys and girls in elementary physical education lessons.
Dunbar, R; O'Sullivan, M
(1986) Effects of intervention on differential treatment of boys and girls in elementary physical education lessons.
In Journal Of Teaching In Physical Education; pp. 166-175

1983

Modifying ALT-PE for game play contexts and other reflections.
Parker, M; O'Sullivan, M
(1983) Modifying ALT-PE for game play contexts and other reflections.
In Journal Of Teaching In Physical Education; pp. 8-10

Conference Publications

2013

New Foundations: School ‘Ethos' and LGBT Sexualities
Neary, A. Gray, B. O'Sullivan, M.
(2013) New Foundations: School ‘Ethos' and LGBT Sexualities

[ULIR]

2008

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

2007

ECCS
O'Sullivan, Mary
(2007) ECCS
*(Ed.) pp. *-*

2007

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

2007

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

2007

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

2006

British Educational Research Association
Tannehill, D., O'Sullivan, M., & NiChroinin, D.
(2006) British Educational Research Association

2006

World Congress for Physical Education in Higher Education
Wallhead, T. & O'Sullivan
(2006) World Congress for Physical Education in Higher Education
*(Ed.) pp. *-*

2006

ICPHER-SD Regional Oceania Congress
O'Sullivan, M.
(2006) ICPHER-SD Regional Oceania Congress
To be determined(Ed.) pp. *-*

2006

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

2006

World Congress for Physical Education in Higher Education (AIESEP)
O'Sullivan, M.
(2006) World Congress for Physical Education in Higher Education (AIESEP)
Heikinaro-Johansson & McEvoy, E. (In Press)(Ed.) pp. *-*

2006

British Educational Research Conference
Tannehill, D. & O'Sullivan, M.
(2006) British Educational Research Conference
*(Ed.) pp. *-*

2006

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

2006

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

American Educational Research Conference: Physical Education Special Interest Group
O'Sullivan, M.
(2005) American Educational Research Conference: Physical Education Special Interest Group
*(Ed.) pp. *-*

2005

AIESEP International conference
Collier, C., O'Sullivan, M., Enright, E. and McMahon, E.
(2005) AIESEP International 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

Irish Primary Teachers Physical Education Association.
O¿Sullivan, M (2005)
(2005) Irish Primary Teachers Physical Education Association.
*(Ed.) pp. *-*

2005

ENSEE International Conference
O'Sullivan, M.
(2005) ENSEE International Conference
*(Ed.) pp. *-*

2005

National Coaching and Training Centre National Forum
O'Sullivan, M
(2005) National Coaching and Training Centre National Forum
*(Ed.) pp. *-*

2005

PE SIG British Educational Research Association Conference
O'Sullivan, M.
(2005) PE SIG British Educational Research Association Conference
Paper in Press with Sport, Education and Society(Ed.) pp. *-*

2005

National Coaching and Training Centre National Forum
O¿Sullivan, M
(2005) National Coaching and Training Centre National Forum
*Keynote address. ¿(Ed.) pp. *-*

2005

ARIS Conference
O'Sullivan, Mary
(2005) ARIS Conference

2005

American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance Annual Convention
O'Sullivan M.
(2005) American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance Annual Convention
*(Ed.) pp. *-*

2005

National Coaching and Training Centre National Forum
O'Sullivan, M., Killian Fisher, Donal O'Gorman
(2005) National Coaching and Training Centre National Forum
*(Ed.) pp. *-*

Conference Contributions

2011

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

Published Reports

2013

New Foundations: School 'Ethos' and LGBT Sexualities Conference Report
Neary A., Gray, B. and O'Sullivan, M.
(2013) New Foundations: School 'Ethos' and LGBT Sexualities Conference Report
Dublin : Irish Research Council

Non Published Reportss

2013

New Foundations: School Ethos and LBGT Sexualities Summary Report
Neary, A., Gray, B. & O'Sullivan, M
(2013) New Foundations: School Ethos and LBGT Sexualities Summary Report

Editorials

2013

New directions, new questions: relationships between curriculum, pedagogy, and assessment in physical education
O'Sullivan, M
(2013) New directions, new questions: relationships between curriculum, pedagogy, and assessment in physical education
In Sport Education And Society; pp. 1-5
DOI: 10.1080/13573322.2012.719868

2012

Special Issue: Physical Education
O'Sullivan, M,Oslin, JL
(2012) Special Issue: Physical Education
In Irish Educational Studies; pp. 245-250
DOI: 10.1080/03323315.2012.710060

Guest Edited Refereed Journals

2012

Special Issue: Moving People, Moving Forward: Keynote Addresses from the AIESEP 2011 International Conference Introduction
MacPhail, A,O'Sullivan, M
(2012) Special Issue: Moving People, Moving Forward: Keynote Addresses from the AIESEP 2011 International Conference Introduction
In Quest; MacPhail, A; O'Sullivan, M.(Ed.) Philadelphia : Routledge pp. 76-78
DOI: 10.1080/00336297.2012.669315

Meeting Abstracts

2010

CPD Community of Practice: Impact on Assessment Practices of Teachers
Deglau, DA; O'Sullivan, MM
(2010) CPD Community of Practice: Impact on Assessment Practices of Teachers
In Research Quarterly For Exercise And Sport; pp. 47-47

2006

Negotiating individual and district level change: A sociocultural journey into teachers' professional development
Deglau, D; O'Sullivan, M
(2006) Negotiating individual and district level change: A sociocultural journey into teachers' professional development
In Research Quarterly For Exercise And Sport; pp. A54-A55

Other Items Published

1996

Performance principle training for skill analysis
Matanin, M; Tannehill, D; O'Sullivan, M
(1996) Performance principle training for skill analysis
(Ed.)

1991

Developing interactive videodisc materials for skill analysis training
Tannehill, D; O'Sullivan, M; Stroot, S; Stewart, M
(1991) Developing interactive videodisc materials for skill analysis training
(Ed.)

1989

Self instructing Module for Skill Analysis of Long Jump
Tannehill, D; O'Sullivan, M; Stroot, S; Chou, C
(1989) Self instructing Module for Skill Analysis of Long Jump
(Ed.)