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Dr Lee Beaumont is an Associate Professor in Physical Education in the School of Education and Lifelong Learning. He joined the School in September 2007 on a year-long secondment and was appointed full-time in September 2008. Prior to working at UEA, Lee taught for six years in the state education sector. Lee has also held a variety of posts within the coaching, sports science, outdoor, and fitness industry sectors.
Lee’s main teaching responsibilities are on the suite of BSc Physical Education, Sport, and Health programmes. He also contributes to the MA (Educational Practice and Research) and EdD programmes and supervises research projects at undergraduate and postgraduate levels.
Lee holds a BSc in Sports Studies with Leisure Studies from De Montfort University (Bedford), an MSc in Sports Science from Loughborough University, and an EdD in Physical Education, a PGCE in Physical Education (Secondary), and a PGCert in Higher Education Practice from the University of East Anglia.
Membership of Learned Societies and Professional Bodies
British Canoeing (BC)
Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (HEA)
Key Research Interests and Expertise
Lee is a member of the Sport, Health and Education (SHE) Research Group. His research interests lie in the area of physical education and sport pedagogy, with a particular emphasis on health-related policy and practice within the physical education curriculum, the promotion of healthy active lifestyles in young people, sports coaching, outdoor education, and lifestyle sports. Lee’s most recent project investigated teachers’ and pupils’ perceptions of the delivery of health-related exercise in physical education. Current projects include the quality of teacher-pupil relationships, the development of pupils’ health knowledge across the transition from primary to secondary school, and the evaluation of a capoeira education project.
Lee teaches on the suite of BSc Physical Education, Sport, and Health programmes and is module leader for Policy and Practice in Physical Education (Level 5), Analysis and Classification of Sport (Level 6), and Outdoor and Adventurous Activities (Level 6). He also contributes to the delivery of the MA Educational Research and Practice and EdD programmes. Lee supervises research projects at undergraduate (BSc) and postgraduate (MA, MRes, EdD, and PhD) levels.
Univeristy of Bedfordshire (BA Physical Education [Secondary] leading to the award of QTS) (2014-2019)
Solihull College (FdSc Coaching Science, BSc Applied Sports Science, and BSc Applied Sports Science [Coaching]) (2014-2018)
City of Oxford College (FdSc and BSc Sports Coaching, Fitness and Rehabilitation) (2015-2018)
- Member of Promotions Committee (School of Education and Lifelong Learning)
- Chair of UG and PGT (non-PGCE) Extenuating Circumstances Panel (School of Education and Lifelong Learning)
- Chair of Faculty Appeals and Complaints Panel (Faculty of Social Sciences)
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1/01/14 → 31/08/14
Coaches’ dispositions and non-formal learning situations: an analysis of the ‘coach talent programme’Leeder, T. M., Warburton, V. E. & Beaumont, L. C., 25 Feb 2021, In: Sport in Society. 24, 3, p. 356-372 17 p.
Research output: Contribution to journal › Article › peer-reviewOpen AccessFile2 Citations (Scopus)4 Downloads (Pure)
Blair, R. & Beaumont, L. C., 2021, Learning To Teach Physical Education In The Secondary School. Capel, S., Cliffe, J. & Lawrence, J. (eds.). 5 ed. Routledge, p. 128-143 16 p.
Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceeding › Chapter (peer-reviewed) › peer-review
Leeder, T. M., Russell, K. & Beaumont, L. C., 25 Oct 2021, (E-pub ahead of print) In: Cambridge Journal of Education. p. 1-18 18 p.
Research output: Contribution to journal › Article › peer-reviewOpen AccessFile1 Downloads (Pure)
'I guess I'll just climb high enough that I can't hear them anymore': Exploring alternative trans* narratives in the world of mountaineering and beyondRussell, K., Leeder, T. M. & Beaumont, L. C., 2021.
Research output: Contribution to conference › Paper › peer-review
Lifestyle Sports and Physical Education Teachers' Professional Development in the United Kingdom: A Qualitative Survey AnalysisLeeder, T. M. & Beaumont, L. C., 14 Oct 2021, In: Education Sciences. 11, 10, p. 1-23 23 p., 642.
Research output: Contribution to journal › Article › peer-reviewOpen AccessFile