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Physical Education

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Professor Douglas Booth (School of Physical Education, Sport and Exercise Sciences)

History of sport; Politics of sport
Work: 64 3 479 8995
Email: doug.booth@otago.ac.nz

Associate Professor Mike Boyes (School of Physical Education, Sport and Exercise Sciences)

Outdoor education; Outdoor leadership; Decision making; Safety management and teaching/learning processes in the outdoors
Work: 64 3 479 8995
Email: mike.boyes@otago.ac.nz

Professor Lisette Burrows (School of Physical Education, Sport and Exercise Sciences)

Physical activity and health in children and young people's lives; Health and Physical Education Curriculum; Socially critical work around obesity
Work: 64 3 479 8389
Email: lisette.burrows@otago.ac.nz

Dr Melanie Bussey (School of Physical Education, Sport and Exercise Sciences)

Athletic injury; Sports biomechanics
Work: 64 3 479 8981 | Home: 64 21 152 4439
Email: melanie.bussey@otago.ac.nz

Associate Professor Tania Cassidy (School of Physical Education, Sport and Exercise Sciences)

Pedagogy of sports coaching and coach education/development; Youth development and sports coaching; Politics and policies of coach development and coach education
Work: 64 3 479 9070
Email: tania.cassidy@otago.ac.nz

Associate Professor Jim Cotter (School of Physical Education, Sport and Exercise Sciences)

Regulation of body temperature; Endurance exercise physiology; Heat stress; Ultra-endurance exercise; Hydration
Work: 64 3 479 9109
Email: jim.cotter@otago.ac.nz

Alison East (School of Physical Education, Sport and Exercise Sciences)

Dance; Theory and Practice of choreography; Interdisciplinary collaborative performance/education; Holistic movement systems and philosophies; Eco-Choreography (applying principles of ecological philosophy to dance education)
Work: 64 3 479 8980
Email: ali.east@otago.ac.nz

Professor Ken Hodge (School of Physical Education, Sport and Exercise Sciences)

Motivational Orientations in Sport; Athlete Burnout ; Engagement; Sport and LifeSkill Development; Rugby Research: Psychological Issues
Work: 64 3 479 8945
Email: ken.hodge@otago.ac.nz

Dr Anne-Marie Jackson (School of Physical Education, Sport and Exercise Sciences)

Māori physical education and health; Kaupapa Māori research, teaching and supervision; Māori and the environment (water, water safety, waka, ocean, fisheries); Indigenous science; Working with Māori communities
Work: 64 6 479 8378 | Mobile: 64 21 226 2425
Email: anne-marie.jackson@otago.ac.nz

Dr Lynette Jones (School of Physical Education, Sport and Exercise Sciences)

Exercise and cancer, particularly breast cancer; Use of exercise for healthy survivorship following a cancer diagnosis
Work: 64 3 479 8962 | Mobile: 64 21 208 3293
Email: lynnette.jones@otago.ac.nz

Dr Peter Lamb (School of Physical Education, Sport and Exercise Sciences)

Biomechanics; Coordination; Movement variability; Performance Analysis; Sports techniques; Golf science
Work: 64 3 479 9115
Email: peter.lamb@otago.ac.nz

Dr Sandy Mandic (School of Physical Education, Sport and Exercise Sciences)

Physical activity and health; Built environment and active transport to school; Cardiac rehabilitation; Clinical exercise physiology
Work: 64 3 479 5415
Email: sandra.mandic@otago.ac.nz

Associate Professor Motohide Miyahara (School of Physical Education, Sport and Exercise Sciences)

Motor Development; Adapted Physical Activity; Developmental Neuropsychology; Developmental Coordination Disorder; Dyspraxia/Apraxia in Children and Older Adults; Psychosocial Issues of People with Disability
Work: 64 3 479 8387
Email: motohide.miyahara@otago.ac.nz

Dr Mike Sam (School of Physical Education, Sport and Exercise Sciences)

Sport policy; Sport and government; Free-to-air sport broadcasting policy; Local government and stadium politics
Work: 64 3 479 8398 | Home: 64 3 455 7651
Email: mike.sam@otago.ac.nz

Dr Sally Shaw (School of Physical Education, Sport and Exercise Sciences)

Women in sport; Homophobia and inclusion policies in sport organisations; Leadership; Sport and recreation management; Sport mega events; Organisational governance and funding
Work: 64 3 479 5037 | Mobile: 64 21 1887 567
Email: sally.shaw@otago.ac.nz

Dr Jon Shemmell (School of Physical Education, Sport and Exercise Sciences)

Cortical plasticity; Stroke; Transcranial magnetic stimulation
Work: 64 3 479 8388
Email: jon.shemmell@otago.ac.nz

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