Göran Gerdin

Göran Gerdin

Associate Professor
Department of Sport Science Faculty of Social Sciences
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As a physical education teacher and tennis coach, I recognise the ever increasing importance of health and physical activity as a core of wellbeing in our society. I am committed to enabling all people, regardless of age, gender, class and ethnicity, to experience the excitement of participating in a range of health and movement related contexts. By providing opportunities for people to learn in, through and about movement, I believe that physical education and sport are uniquely located to foster a population of active and critical consumers of physical activity in our society.


Physical Education Teacher Education

Coaching and Sports Management


Gender, bodies, spaces and pleasures in school Health and Physical Education

Socially-critical perspectives and critical pedagogical approaches in school Health and Physical Education and Physical Education Teacher Education

Youth sport and coaching development


Article in journal (Refereed)

Conference paper (Refereed)

Chapter in book (Refereed)

Collection (editor) (Refereed)

Article in journal (Other academic)

Doctoral thesis, monograph (Other academic)