School of Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences

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23 Jul 2020

‘PE’ with Joe (Bloggs): The rise and risks of celebrity ‘teachers’

Academics from the School of Sport, Exercise and Health Science warn that celebrity fitness gurus, popular during lockdown, can't replace the inclusive and meaningful learning provided by qualified PE teachers.

Writing for BERA (British Educational Research Association) Dr Julie Stirrup, Dr Oliver Hooper, Dr Rachel Sandford, Dr Jo Harris, Dr Ash Casey and Professor Lorraine Cale have higlighted the significant difference between Physical Education delivered in schools and the physical activity sessions which have become popular online during the Covid-19 pandemic.

To read the article in full, pleave visit the BERA blog site.