Lesley Phillpots is a Senior Lecturer in the School of Sport, Exercise and Rehabilitation Sciences. Her research interests focus upon public policy for PE, school sport and sport. She is currently writing and publishing a range of articles that focus upon the governance of sport, the work of County Sport Partnerships, public policy for PE and School Sport and the life histories of female PGA golf teaching professionals. Lesley has written book chapters on youth sport development in the UK and partnership approaches to the delivery of youth sport and physical education. In addition she has published papers on the policy process for physical education and school sport, sport policy and ‘new governance’ and managing diversity in sport pedagogy.
Lesley teaches primarily on the BA Sport PE and Coaching Science course and is one of three Welfare Tutors for the School of Sport, Exercise and Rehabilitiation Sciences.
Lesley is the module organiser for the Year 1 Introduction to Sport Policy and Management module; the Year 1 Outdoor and Adventurous Activities module and Year 3 Dissertation module. She also lectures on the Year 3 Politics of Sport module.
Phillpots, L (2012) An analysis of the policy process for physical education and school sport: the rise and demise of school sport partnerships International Journal of Sport Policy and Politics 1–19, iFirst Article
Grix, J. and Phillpots, L. (2011) Revisiting the ‘Governance Narrative’: ‘Asymmetrical Network Governance’ and the Deviant Case of the Sports Policy Sector, Public Policy and Administration. 26(1) 3-19. DOI: 10.1177/0952076710365423
Phillpots, L., Grix, J. and Quarmby, T. (2010) Unpacking the Paradox: Centralised Grass-Roots Sport Policy and “New Governance”. A Case Study of County Sports Partnerships in the UK, International Review for the Sociology of Sport. DOI: 10.1177/1012690210378461
Phillpots, L. (2010). Sport and Young People in the UK In The Routledge Handbook of Sports Development, Houlihan B, Green M (Editors), Routledge, London, ISBN: 9780415479967.
Bailey, R., Dagkas, S. & Phillpots, L. (2010) The nature and function of sport pedagogy: review of published English-language work 2008-2009, International Journal of Physical Education, 47, 2-9
Phillpots, L (2009) Working in Partnerships in R. Bailey (Ed) Physical Education for Learning. London, Continuum.
Maria Dinold , Rosa Diketmüller , Jonathan Grix & Lesley Phillpots (2013): Managing
diversity and European policy: Towards a typology for sport pedagogy, European Journal of Sport Science, DOI:10.1080/17461391.2013.770925
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