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Dr Linda Allin

Associate Professor

Department: Sport, Exercise and Rehabilitation

Linda Allin is Associate Professor in Sport Development, in the Department of Sport, Exercise and Rehabilitation.  Her main teaching area is in community sport development and her main research interests lie in the value of sport, physical activity and the outdoors for women and other disadvantaged groups. Her PhD in 2003 explored women's career identities in outdoor education and she has a number of publications relating to women's experiences in the outdoor industry. Linda has over 20 years experience in Higher Education and in addition to subject research she has a passion and commitment to the ongoing enhancement of teaching and learning. As current Director of Employability in the Department, she strives to ensure that student preparation for the world after university is underpinned by relevant and up to date knowledge and scholarship.

Linda Allin

  • Please visit the Pure Research Information Portal for further information
  • Benefits and Motives for Peer Mentoring in Higher Education: An Exploration Through the Lens of Cultural Capital, Hayman, R., Wharton, K., Bruce-Martin, C., Allin, L. Mar 2022, In: Mentoring and Tutoring: Partnership in Learning
  • Transformational learning through a women’s outdoor leadership course, O'Brien, K., Allin, L. 3 Apr 2022, In: Journal of Adventure Education and Outdoor Learning
  • Understanding the challenges and impact of training on referral of postnatal women to a community physical activity programme by health professionals: a qualitative study using the COM-B model, Allin, L., Haighton, C., Dalkin, S., Das, J., Allen, G. 17 Oct 2022, In: Midwifery
  • Challenges and pedagogical conflicts for teacher-Forest School leaders implementing Forest School within the UK primary curriculum, Whincup, V., Allin, L., Greer, J. 16 Jun 2021, In: Education 3-13
  • ‘Lines of Flight or Tethered Wings?’ A Deleuzian Analysis of Women-specific Adventure Skills Courses in the United Kingdom: A deleuzian analysis of women-specific adventure skills courses in the United Kingdom, Avner, Z., Boocock, E., Hall, J., Allin, L. 1 Dec 2021, In: Somatechnics
  • The Profile of Higher Education Sport Students in England: Implications for Successful Transition and Effective Teaching and Learning Practice, Hayman, R., Coyles, A., Allin, L. 1 Apr 2021, In: Innovative Practice in Higher Education
  • Conducting Evaluation Research with Exercise Referral Schemes as an Insider, Hanson, C., Allin, L. 22 Jan 2020, SAGE Research Methods Cases, SAGE
  • The enactment of setting policy in secondary school physical education, Wilkinson, S., Penney, D., Allin, L., Potrac, P. 24 Jun 2020, In: Sport, Education and Society
  • How do participant experiences and characteristics influence engagement in exercise referral?: A qualitative longitudinal study of a scheme in Northumberland, UK, Hanson, C., Oliver, E., Dodd-Reynolds, C., Allin, L. 20 Feb 2019, In: BMJ Open
  • New academics’ experiences of induction to teaching: an Activity Theory approach, Mathieson, S., Allin, L., Penlington, R., Black, K., Orme, E., Anderson, E., Hooper, H., McInnes, L. 31 Dec 2019

  • Please visit the Pure Research Information Portal for further information
  • Oral presentation: Exploring social integration of sport students during the transition to university 2017
  • Oral presentation: Exploring social integration of sport students during the transition to university 2017
  • Oral presentation: Exploring social integration of sport students during the transition to university 2017
  • Oral presentation: Exploring social integration of sport students during the transition to university 2017
  • Oral presentation: Exploring social integration and the retention of sport students through the transition to university 2017

Shaun Wilkinson The Enactment of Setting in Secondary School PE: Teacher and Pupil Perspectives Start Date: 06/04/2018 End Date: 16/09/2019

  • Academic Studies in Education MA June 01 2011
  • Sociology PhD July 31 2003
  • Psychology MSc September 01 1992
  • Physical Education PGCE July 31 1992
  • Senior Fellow (SFHEA) Higher Education Academy (HEA) 2016
  • Fellow (FHEA) Higher Education Academy (HEA) 2007


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