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Dr. Clive Palmer

Senior Lecturer in Sports Coaching

School of Sport and Wellbeing

Greenbank Building, GR145

+44 (0) 1772 89 5710

capalmer@uclan.ac.uk

Full Profile

1999 – 2003 PhD awarded from John Moores University. Title: A qualitative investigation of aesthetic evaluation in Men’s Artistic Gymnastics.

1995 – 1999 MA Physical Education Sport and Dance, John Moores University.

1990 – 1994 BEd Hons. Secondary Education - Class II, Division I, Outdoor and Science Education, John Moores University.

2002 – 2008 Senior Lecturer: Curriculum Leader for Sports Pedagogy and Physical Education, BA/BSc (Hons) Sports Studies and Combined degrees, Liverpool Hope University.

1994 – 1999 Lecturer: Course Leader Sports Science at Halton College, Widnes.

Publications

Hughson, J. and Palmer, C. (2011) Sports Identity. Mellen Press, USA. [In press]

Palmer, C. (Ed.) (2010) The sporting image: what if - an anthology of creative writing based upon real-life events in sport. SSTO Publications, University of Central Lancashire, Preston, UK. ISBN: 978-0-9566270-0-1 [online].

Memberships

British Society of Aesthetics

British Philosophy of Sport Association

British Gymnastics Association

British Canoe Union

British Mountaineering Council

Teaching

Senior lecturer for BA (Hons) Sports Coaching and BA b(Hons) Sports Studies.

Research methods and dissertation co-ordinator.

Teaching applied sports lectures on a range of modules, including practical and theory, the across the Divisions of Sport, Coaching and the Outdoors.

External Activities

Academic Contributions And Roles

Palmer, C. (2009) JQRSS Editors Academic Award Volume 3- Qualitative researcher of the year award recipient: Keith McGreggor (from University of Central Lancashire). Journal of Qualitative Research in Sports Studies.

Palmer, C. and Stott, T. (2009) EPIGEUM AWARD for the most effective use of video in an educational or training context, a DVD resource entitled “A themed multi-activity approach to coaching transferable skills in sport – an interactive learning resource”, shortlisted entry. Association for Learning Technology, Oxford.

Palmer, C. (2008) JQRSS Editors Academic Award Volume 2 – Qualitative researcher of the year award: recipient Paul Gow, (from Liverpool Hope University). Journal of Qualitative Research in Sports Studies.

Palmer, C. (2007) JQRSS Editors Academic Award Volume 1 – Qualitative researcher of the year award: recipient Rachael Lear, (from Liverpool Hope University). Journal of Qualitative Research in Sports Studies.

Palmer, C. (2007/8) Sheppard-Worlock Research Fellowship, Vice Chancellor’s Award, Liverpool Hope University.

External Examiner Duties

Dr. C. Palmer: Appointed External Examiner for Chester University 2006-2010 Foundation Degree in Outdoor Education and Adventure Management. (Reaseheath College, Crewe).

Research

Collaborative writing and research

1. Collaborative writing with students across all levels of undergraduate and postgraduate study to support and promote their learning and academic confidence as new researchers.

2. Collaborative writing with colleagues for publication and conferences on aesthetics, philosophy, gymnastics and football culture.

Palmer, C. (2007 ongoing ) Editor: Journal of Qualitative Research in Sports Studies. ISSN: 1754-2375.

Palmer, C. and McKenna, R. (2006 ongoing) Core Stability: Gymnastics Training for Athletes. Digital interactive learning resource for sports coaching.

Completed Research Projects

Palmer, C. and Stott, T. (2009) A themed multi-activity approach to coaching transferrable skills in sport - Dr. Palmer’s Canoe Poling Clinic - an interactive learning resource on DVD and resource booklet. CETL funded project (Centre of Excellence in Teaching and Learning), collaborative venture with Liverpool John Moores University.

Sellers, V. and Palmer, C. (2005) Sports Coaching Made Easy: Online resources for PE teachers: Teaching Gymnastics across Key Stage 1,2,3 and 4 [online]. Available at: http://www.sportplan.net/ (Accessed 6th March 2007).

Research Supervision

Anthony Maher 2009 MPhil/PhD (ongoing)

Title: The inclusion of pupils with special educational needs in mainstream school physical education lessons.

Grants, Funding and Awards

2010: UCLan Centre for Research Informed Teaching - award to publish Volume 4, 2010 Journal of Qualitative Research in Sports Studies ISSN 1754-2375/ISBN 978-0-9566270-1-8: £500.

2010: UCLan; School of Sport Tourism and The Outdoors; award to support the publication of The sporting image: what if? ISBN: 978-0-9566270-0-1: £750.

2010: UCLan Centre for Research Informed Teaching; award to support the publication of the Journal of Qualitative Research in Sports Studies, ISSN 1754-2375, Volume 3, 2009: £600.

2009: UCLan Centre for Research Informed Teaching; award to support the publication of The sporting Image: sports poetry and creative writing ISBN: 978-0-9562343-2-2: £500.

2009: UCLan School of Sport Tourism and The Outdoors; award to support the publication of the Journal of Qualitative Research in Sports Studies, ISSN 1754-2375, Volume 2, 2009: £1700.

2008: Central Research Office, Liverpool Hope University - publication of Edited book, The Turn to Aesthetics ISBN: 978-0-9515874-3-6: £1000.

2008: Research Informed Teaching fund, Liverpool Hope University “Beyond Hard Skills” digital coaching resource on DVD (match funding with JMU in 2006) - £2000.

2007: Centre of Excellence in Teaching and Learning “Write Now” (CETL) Liverpool Hope University, Journal of Qualitative Research in Sports Studies, ISSN 1754-2375, Volume 1, 2007 - £10,500 (£3500 per year for 3 years).

2007: Sheppard-Worlock Research Fellowship Award, Liverpool Hope University - £2500 (shared with D. Torevell, Religious Studies).

2007: Conference Fund Liverpool Hope University (International Conference - The Turn to Aesthetics) - £2500.

2006: Centre of Excellence in Teaching and Learning (CETL) John Moores University “Beyond Hard Skills” digital coaching resource on DVD - £2000.