Pedagogy and Socio-cultural Studies research focuses on developing theory and methodologies to inform and achieve evidence based policy and practice in HPE curriculum, pedagogy and government agendas.

Our researchers in this field attract international interest related to HPE curriculum, pedagogy and policy, education commercialisation, as well as informing government agendas. Their work also includes research into HPE teacher education and the meaning of physical activity in the lives of young people.

Sport history research focuses on philosophy of sport history, and history as represented through material culture including film, monuments, memorials, and photographs.