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Postgraduate Certificate in Education and Teaching (FE/HE)
BSc (Hons) Sports Science and Rugby


Academic Research and Professional Skills
Work Based Learning
Research Methods

Undergraduate Professional Practice Projects
Undergraduate Dissertation Projects
Postgraduate Research Projects

Blended Learning Coordinator – Community Football Coaching and Development Course.


Jarvis, S., Williams, M., Rainer, P., Saunders, J., & Mullen, R. (under review). The relationship of family characteristics, parental beliefs and parenting behaviours with the fundamental movement proficiency of primary school children in South East Wales. European Journal of Physical Education.

Rainer, P., & Jarvis, S. (2019). Fundamental Movement Skills and their Relationship with Measures of Health- Related Physical Fitness of Primary School Children Prior to Secondary School Transition: A Welsh Perspective. Education 3-13. doi:10.1080/03004279.2019.1573264.

Jarvis, S., Williams, M., Rainer, P., Jones, E.S., Saunders, J., & Mullen, R. (2018).Interpreting measures of fundamental movement skills and their relationship with health-related physical activity and self-concept. Measurement in Physical Education and Exercise Science, 22, 88-100.

Rainer, P., Griffiths, R., Cropley, B., & Jarvis, S. (2015). Barriers to delivering extra-curricular school sport and physical activity in Wales. A qualitative study of 5 × 60 officers views and perspectives. Journal of Physical Activity & Health, 12, 245-252

Rainer, P., Cropley, B., Jarvis, S., & Griffiths, R. (2012). From policy to practice: The challenges faced by head teachers delivering high quality physical education and school sport within primary schools. Physical Education & Sports Pedagogy, 17, 429-446

Jarvis, S., O’Sullivan, L., Baker, J., & Davies, B. (2009). Interrelationships between measured running intensities and agility performance in sub elite rugby union players. Journal of Research in Sports Medicine, 17, 217-230.


Reviewer for the European Journal of Physical Education


Physical Literacy, Fundamental Movement Skills, Physical Activity

Areas of Expertise

Fundamental Movement Skills
Physical Literacy
Health Related Physical Fitness
Children’s Participation in Physical Education, School Sport and Physical Activity

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