Department of Sport and Exercise Science

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Miss Beth Clarkson

  • Qualifications: MRes (Distinction) Applied Sport and Exercise Psychology, BSc (1:1) Sport Science
  • Role Title: Lecturer
  • Address: Spinnaker Building, Cambridge Road, Portsmouth, PO1 2ER
  • Telephone: 02392 845942
  • Email: beth.clarkson@port.ac.uk
  • Department: Department of Sport and Exercise Science
  • Faculty: Faculty of Science

Biography

I graduated from Bangor University with a BSc in Sport Science, and subsequently completed an MRes in Sport and Exercise Psychology under the supervision of Dr James Hardy. Following this, I moved to America where I worked as an academy football coach and gained qualifications and experience as a performance analyst. I later returned to the UK in 2014 to begin a PhD at the University of Portsmouth alongside working as a business development manager in the sport coaching sector. I then undertook a teaching position at the University of Winchester, where I was the Programme Leader of the BA Sport Business and Marketing degree. I returned to the University of Portsmouth in August 2016 as a Lecturer in Sport Development and Coaching.

Teaching Responsibilities

I contribute to teaching in the area of Sport Management across the undergraduate and postgraduate courses, including Sports Marketing and Sponsorship, Sports Business Principles, and Innovation and Enterprise in Sport. I also contribute in a supervisory capacity to undergraduate and postgraduate projects within the disciplines of Sport Management and Sport Psychology. 

Research

I currently pursue two distinct research programmes. The first, and topic of my PhD, addresses the impact of emotions in a leadership context. The second research programme focuses on gender and leadership issues in sport, presently related to underrepresentation of women in coaching.

 

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Research profile

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