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Victoria Goodyear

Victoria is a lecturer in pedagogy of sport, physical activity and health in the School of Sport, Exercise and Rehabilitation Sciences, University of Birmingham UK. Victoria’s research focuses on young people and the role of digital technologies and social media in their health and wellbeing. She is also interested in digital pedagogies, methods and ethics and curriculum innovation in schools. Her recent work has examined young people’s experiences and uses of wearable healthy lifestyle technologies, health apps, and social media, using participatory methods to co-construct new understandings with young people. This body of work has been funded by research councils, trusts and industry. Victoria’s recent co-edited book published with Routledge in 2016 focused on digital technologies and learning in physical education. Her forthcoming book with Routledge examines the complex relationship between young people, social media and health and is due to be published in 2018.