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Journal Articles

Quarmby, T, Sandford, R, Hooper, O, Gray, S (2023) Co-creating strategies for enacting trauma-aware pedagogies with pre-service physical education teachers, Physical Education and Sport Pedagogy, pp.1-14, ISSN: 1740-8989. DOI: 10.1080/17408989.2023.2194905.

Gray, S, Hardley, S, Bryant, A, Hooper, O, Stirrup, J, Sandford, R, Aldous, D, Carse, N (2023) Exploring physical education teachers’ conceptualisations of health and wellbeing discourse across the four nations of the UK, Curriculum Studies in Health and Physical Education, ISSN: 2574-2981. DOI: 10.1080/25742981.2023.2176242.

Skouteris, H, Green, R, Chung, A, Bergmeier, H, Amir, LH, Baidwan, SK, Chater, AM, Chamberlain, C, Emond, R, Gibbons, K, Gooey, M, Hatzikiriakidis, K, Haycraft, E, Hills, AP, Higgins, DJ, Hooper, O, Hunter, S-A, Kappelides, P, Kleve, S, Krakouer, J, Lumeng, JC, Manios, Y, Mansoor, A, Marmot, M, Mâsse, LC, Matvienko-Sikar, K, Mchiza, ZJ-R, Meyer, C, Moschonis, G, Munro, ER, O'Connor, TM, O'Neil, A, Quarmby, T, Sandford, R, Schneiderman, JU, Sherriff, S, Simkiss, D, Spence, A, Sturgiss, E, Vicary, D, Wickes, R, Wolfenden, L, Story, M, Black, MM (2022) Nurturing children’s development through healthy eating and active living: Time for policies to support effective interventions in the context of responsive emotional support and early learning, Health and Social Care in the Community, 30(6), ISSN: 0966-0410. DOI: 10.1111/hsc.14106.

Gray, S, Hooper, O, Hardley, S, Sandford, R, Stirrup, J, Aldous, D, Carse, N, Bryant, A (2022) A health(y) subject? Examining discourses of health in physical education curricula across the UK, British Educational Research Journal, 48(6), pp.1161-1182, ISSN: 0141-1926. DOI: 10.1002/berj.3820.

Gray, S, Sandford, R, Stirrup, J, Aldous, D, Hardley, S, Carse, N, Hooper, O, Bryant, A (2021) A comparative analysis of discourses shaping physical education provision within and across the UK, European Physical Education Review, 28(3), pp.575-593, ISSN: 1356-336X. DOI: 10.1177/1356336X211059440.

Hooper, O, Sandford, R, Quarmby, T, Duncombe, R (2021) Let me tell you a story: concept cartoons as a tool for representing young people’s voices in physical education and youth sport, Physical Education Matters, 2021(Spring Edition), ISSN: 1751-0988.

Quarmby, T, Sandford, R, Green, R, Hooper, O, Avery, J (2021) Developing evidence-informed principles for trauma-aware pedagogies in physical education, Physical Education and Sport Pedagogy, 27(4), pp.440-454, ISSN: 1740-8989. DOI: 10.1080/17408989.2021.1891214.

Harris, J, Cale, L, Hooper, O (2020) The promoting active lifestyles (PAL) project: a principle-based approach to pedagogical change, The Curriculum Journal, 32(1), pp.87-102, ISSN: 0958-5176. DOI: 10.1002/curj.99.

Harris, J, Cale, L, Hooper, O (2020) Prompting pedagogical change through promoting active lifestyles paradoxes, International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 17(21), 7965, ISSN: 1660-4601. DOI: 10.3390/ijerph17217965.

Cale, L, Harris, J, Hooper, O (2020) Get(ting) to the Start Line – the evaluation of an innovative intervention to address adolescents’ school-related stress and anxiety, European Physical Education Review, 26(3), pp.642-663, ISSN: 1356-336X. DOI: 10.1177/1356336X20902487.

Sandford, R, Quarmby, T, Hooper, O, Duncombe, R (2020) Exercising their 'Right to Be Active'? Care experienced young people's perspectives on physical education and school sport, Physical Education Matters, ISSN: 1751-0988.

Quarmby, T, Sandford, R, Hooper, O, Duncombe, R (2020) Narratives and marginalised voices: Storying the sport and physical activity experiences of care-experienced young people, Qualitative Research in Sport, Exercise and Health, 13(3), pp.426-437, ISSN: 2159-676X. DOI: 10.1080/2159676X.2020.1725099.

Sandford, R, Quarmby, T, Hooper, O, Duncombe, R (2019) Navigating complex social landscapes: Examining care experienced young people’s engagements with sport and physical activity, Sport, Education and Society, 26(1), pp.15-28, ISSN: 1357-3322. DOI: 10.1080/13573322.2019.1699523.

Harris, L, Sandford, R, Hooper, OR (2018) This Girl.. Can? Exploring the potential impact of This Girl Can in secondary schools, Physical Education Matters, 13(1), pp.51-54, ISSN: 1751-0988.

Hooper, OR, Harris, J, Cale, L (2017) Having their say: Young people on healthy, active lifestyles, Physical Education Matters, 12(3), pp.51-52.


Harris, J, Cale, L, Casey, A, Bowler, MT, Sammon, P, Hooper, OR, Tyne, A, Frazier, D, Samaria, B (2016) Promoting active lifestyles in schools. In Association for Physical Education National Conference, St Georges Park, Burton-on-Trent, Staffordshire.


Quarmby, T, Sandford, R, Hooper, O (2022) Coaching Care-Experienced Children and Young People in Sport. In Routledge Handbook of Coaching Children in Sport, Routledge, pp.204-212, DOI: 10.4324/9781003199359-23.

Hooper, O, Harris, J, Cale, L (2021) Health-related learning in physical education in England. In Critical Pedagogies in Physical Education, Physical Activity and Health, pp.88-102, ISBN: 9780367423667.

Quarmby, T, Sandford, R, Hooper, O (2020) Care-experienced youth and before and after-school physical activity. In Marttinen, R, Centeio, EE, Quarmby, T (ed) Before and After School Physical Activity Programs: Frameworks, Critical Issues and Underserved Populations, Routledge,ISBN: 9780367509361. DOI: 10.4324/9781003051909.

Hooper, O, Sandford, R, Jarvis, H (2020) Thinking and feeling within/through physical education: what place for social and emotional learning?. In Chambers, FC, Aldous, D, Bryant, A (ed) Threshold Concepts in Physical Education: A Design Thinking Approach, Routledge, pp.137-148, ISBN: 9780367358457. DOI: 10.4324/9780429342264.

Hooper, O, Sandford, R, Quarmby, T (2020) Piling on the pressure? Negotiating burden/benefit dynamics in social research during times of crisis. In Kara, H and Khoo, S-M (ed) Researching in the Age of COVID-19, Volume II: Care and Resilience, Policy Press,ISBN: 9781447360407.

Cale, L, Harris, J, Hooper, O (2019) Debating health knowledge and health pedagogies in physical education. In Capel, S and Blair, R (ed) Debates in Physical Education. Second Edition, Routledge, pp.256-277, ISBN: 9781138580664. DOI: 10.4324/9780429504365.

Quarmby, T, Sandford, R, Hooper, O (Accepted for publication) Trauma aware pedagogies in physical education. In Routledge Encyclopaedia of Sport Studies, Routledge.


Sandford, R, Quarmby, T, Duncombe, R, Hooper, O (2020) Right to Be Active Project Report (Young People's Version), Loughborough Univerisity/Leeds Beckett University.

Sandford, R, Quarmby, T, Duncombe, R, Hooper, O (2020) Right to Be Active Project Report (Adult Version), Loughborough University/Leeds Beckett University.

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