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Victoria Goodyear

Senior Lecturer in Pedagogy in Sport, Physical Activity and Health, University of Birmingham

Victoria is a pedagogical researcher in the School of Sport, Exercise and Rehabilitation Sciences, University of Birmingham UK. Her main research area focuses on social media/digital technologies and young people's health and wellbeing, and she is interested in the professional learning needs of teachers/coaches. Her work has been funded by research councils, trusts and industry, and she has published in pedagogy, education and qualitative research journals.

Experience

  • 2015–present
    Senior Lecturer in Pedagogy in Sport, Physical Activity and Health, School of Sport, Exercise and Rehabilitation Sciences, University of Birmingham
  • 2013–2015
    Senior Lecturer in Sport and Physical Education , School of Sport Science and Physical Activity, University of Bedfordshire

Education

  • 2013 
    University of Bedfordshire , PhD
  • 2010 
    University of Bedfordshire , MA Education
  • 2008 
    University of Bedfordshire , PGCE Physical Education
  • 2007 
    Nottingham Trent University , BSc Sport and Exercise Science

Publications

  • 2021
    #Skinny girls: young girls’ learning processes and health-related social media, Qualitative Research in Sport, Exercise and Health
  • 2020
    #Gymlad - young boys learning processes and health-related social media, Qualitative Research in Sport, Exercise and Health
  • 2019
    Young people’s uses of wearable healthy lifestyle technologies; surveillance, self-surveillance and resistance, Sport, Education and Society
  • 2017
    The Motivational Impact of Wearable Healthy Lifestyle Technologies: A Self-determination Perspective on Fitbits With Adolescents, American Journal of Health Education

Grants and Contracts

  • 2020
    Optimising Social Media for Physical Activity and Nutrition during COVID-19
    Role:
    PI
    Funding Source:
    Economic and Social Research Council
  • 2019
    My teachers don’t have a clue”: Digital Literacy for Teachers
    Role:
    PI
    Funding Source:
    Google
  • 2016
    Physical education teachers' continuing professional development for facilitating positive youth development-orientated physical education and school sport
    Role:
    Co-I
    Funding Source:
    South Korean Global Research Network
  • 2016
    Activating Health: Developing user-informed optimal teaching behaviors and health assessments for Health Optimizing Physical Education
    Role:
    PI
    Funding Source:
    British Academy
  • 2016
    “There’s an app for that!” An Exploratory Study into Digital Technologies and Health/Wellbeing Education in Schools
    Role:
    PI
    Funding Source:
    Society for Educational Studies
  • 2016
    Social media and its impact on adolescent health and wellbeing: A scoping study of the new ethical challenges
    Role:
    PI
    Funding Source:
    Wellcome Trust
  • 2015
    The uses of electronic lifestyle activity monitors with adolescents: implications for motivation, need satisfaction and integration into physical education
    Role:
    Co-PI
    Funding Source:
    Richard Benjamin Trust