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About Clive Palmer

Clive Palmer is a Senior Lecturer in the School of Sport and Wellbeing at the University of Central Lancashire, UK. An experienced teacher and researcher, he was awarded his PhD on Aesthetic Evaluation in Men’s Artistic Gymnastics from Liverpool John Moores University in 2003. He has since written widely in socio-cultural areas of sport crossing philosophy, education and qualitative research. He is a strong advocate of research informed teaching and actively promotes opportunities to showcase student writing which communicates experiences and discoveries through the study of sport. Clive is Editor of The Sporting Image Series (2009 to date) also the Editor in Chief of the Journal of Qualitative Research in Sports Studies (2007 to date). His academic interests include gymnastics, ethnography, aesthetics and the philosophy of sport, physical education, sport’s pedagogy and outdoor education. Clive was appointed at UCLAN in 2008 to lead on a new UKCC Level 4 Masters degree in Elite Sport Coaching. Since then he has been Programme Leader on the BA Sports Studies and BA Coaching degrees. Alongside teaching in the Outdoors and UG and PG degree programme design, he is the School Research Coordinator and Research Degree Tutor for PG students - Supervising MAs, MPhil-PhDs and Research Degree Examination.

Positions

Present Senior Lecturer in Sports Pedagogy, University of Central Lancashire
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Journal of Qualitative Research in Sports Studies: Volume 11 (2017) (12)

Journal of Qualitative Research in Sports Studies: Volume 10 (2016) (14)