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Dr Richard Blair

Dr Richard Blair
Lecturer in Sport Sciences

Heinz Wolff 271

Summary

Richard Blair is currently the Programme Leader for Physical Education and Youth Sport (PE and YS) in the division of Sport, Health and Exercise Science at Brunel University, London.  Richard is a qualified teacher and previous taught Physical Education in two West London schools.   Richard has also worked in youth sport, coaching youth football at Arsenal Ladies Football club and in New York, USA.

Richard is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy and passionately committed to pedagogical innovation and believes that one of our primary roles as educators in higher education is to support students to develop their independence, self-reflection and critical thinking. 

Along with Professor Susan Capel, Richard is the editor of the second edition of Debates in Physical Education, to be published by Routledge in early 2020.

Newest selected publications

Blair, R. (2017) 'The Delivers Debate', in Griggs, G. (ed.) The Routledge Handbook of Primary Physical Education. Routledge. , 1. pp. 61 - 73.Open Access Link

Book chapter

Schofield, E., Rhind, DJA. and Blair, R. (2017) 'Human Rights and Sports Mega-Events: The Role of Moral Disengagement in Spectators'. Journal of Sport and Social Issues, 42 (1). pp. 3 - 22. ISSN: 0193-7235 Open Access Link

Journal article

Blair, R. (2013) 'Working with others', in Capel, S. and Breckon, P. (eds.) A practical guide to teaching physical education in secondary school. London : Routledge.

Book chapter

Capel, S., Blair, R. and Longville, J. (2013) 'Teaching to enable intended learning outcomes to be achieved', in Capel, S. and Breckon, P. (eds.) A practical guide to teaching physical education in secondary school. London : Routledge.

Book chapter

Capel, S. and Blair, R. (2013) 'Understanding your views about physical education and how this impacts on your teaching and pupils learning', in Capel, S. and Breckon, P. (eds.) A practical guide to teaching physical education in secondary school. London : Routledge.

Book chapter
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