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School of Health & Human Performance


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School of Health & Human Performance
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Academic biography

Dr. Sarah Meegan joined the School of Health and Human Performance in 2005. Sarah received a BSc in Sports and Exercise Science from Liverpool John Moores University, an MSc in Adapted Physical Activity from the Katholieke University Leuven and a PhD in Inclusive Physical Education from the University of Limerick. Sarah's areas of teaching are on the inclusion of people with disabilities into sport and physical activity, the inclusion of students with additional needs into physical education as well as inclusive coaching. Sarah works in partnership with local disability service providers and special schools in delivering sports and PE programmes for children and adults with disabilities. 

Research interests

Inclusion in physical education(PE)/ PE teacher experiences of including students with additional/special educational needs in mainstream PE/ Factors affecting sport and physical activity participation among people with disabilities.