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Dr Karen Johns

Assistant Professor

Department: Sport, Exercise and Rehabilitation

 

 

 

Campus Address

Department of Sport, Exercise and Rehabilitation
Faculty of Health & Life Sciences, Northumberland Building, Room NB226
Northumbria University

My research interests are focused on the way that sports coaches approach the task of planning for performance  and competition.  My current research draws on sociological thinking and symbolic interactionism to examine coahcng practice to support our understanding of coaches practices. My research id curently focused on athletics coaches with the aimto explore other individual and team sports.

  • Please visit the Pure Research Information Portal for further information
  • Making the invisible, visible. An exploration of track and field coach’s perspectives of their planning processes, Johns, K., Potrac, P., Hayes, P. 21 Jun 2024, In: International Journal of Sports Physiology and Performance
  • Analysis of the competition programmes of elite and sub-elite swimmers: The influence of sex, stroke and race distance, Johns, K., Philipson, P., Powell, C. 19 Dec 2023, In: International Journal of Sports Science & Coaching
  • Planning for optimal performance – what happens before the taper?, Johns, K., Philipson, P., Hayes, P. 1 Dec 2019, In: International Journal of Sports Science and Coaching

  • Sport PhD April 28 2022
  • Sport MSc November 19 2015
  • Education FdA July 07 2014
  • Sports Studies BSc (Hons) July 01 2001
  • Fellow (FHEA) Higher Education Academy (HEA) 2016


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