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Yvette Wharton

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Personal profile

My main teaching responsibilites cover the area of physical activity.

I am currently module tutor for the following modules:

EL0810 Live Well and Prosper

SL0995 Lifestyle and Behaviour Change

SL1089 Barriers to Physical Activity

I also contribute to:

SL0994 Public Health and Physical Activity

SL0999 Research Methods

And dissertation supervision.

Teaching

My main teaching responsibilities cover the area of physical activity.

I am currently module tutor for the following modules:

EL0810 Live Well and Prosper

SL0995 Lifestyle and Behaviour Change

SL1089 Barriers to Physical Activity

I also contribute to:

SL0994 Public Health and Physical Activity

SL0999 Research Methods

And dissertation supervision.

Research interests

Currently carrying out research in two areas.

Student pedagogical development towards independent critical learners as they make their transition through Higher Education: an analysis of sport students’ perceptions of the learning environment.

An investigation into the experiences of women belonging to an outdoor leisure group.

Funding

2013 - Employability: Harnessing the student voice to drive curricula and pedagogical enhancement.  Abertay Teaching and Learning Enhancement Fund (ATLEF) - £6092

2013 - An analysis of university sport students’ perceptions of their learning environment, a comparison of a university in Scotland and England.  Carnegie Trust Travel Grant - £858.

2008 - Attendance – The Student Perspective, Online questionnaire and focus groups.  Student-Centred Innovations in Learning Development (SCILD), School Award - £745.

Esteem

Equaltiy Charter Mark - Athena Swan Reviewer Panelist

External Examiner 2014 - Current, BSc (Hons) Sport and Exercise Science,  University Campus Suffolk
(University of East Anglia & University of Essex).

External Examiner 2009-2012, BA Physical and Sport Education, St. Mary's University College, Twickenham.

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Research Output 2014 2018

25 Downloads (Pure)
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Sports
participation
graduate
learning
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Negotiating
participation
Motivation
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Participation
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group work
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university
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The joy and pain of walking the Camino de Santiago pilgrimage route: is it good for health?

Wharton, C. Y., 17 May 2018, p. 59-59. 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePoster

Walking
Pain
Health
Focus Groups
Leisure Activities
Open Access
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employability
Sports
graduate
participation
further education