Edinburgh Research Explorer

Miss Shirley Gray

Senior Lecturer

  1. Exploring Contributions of Project Based Learning to Health and Wellbeing in Secondary Education

    Allison, P., Gray, S., Martindale, R., Nash, C., Sproule, J. & Wang, J., 1 Nov 2015, In : Improving Schools. 18, 3, p. 207-220 14 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  2. The value of participating in British exploring society expeditions: a three year multi-cohort study

    Allison, P., Martindale, R., Stott, T., Gray, S., Nash, C., Fraser, K. & Wang, J., 21 Jun 2018, In : Acta Universitatis Carolinae Kinanthropologica. 54, 1, p. 5-15 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  3. Inclusive and exclusive masculinities in Physical Education: A Scottish case study

    Campbell, D., Gray, S., Kelly, J. & MacIsaac, S., 30 Mar 2016, In : Sport, Education and Society. p. 1-13

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  4. Capital, culture and community: Understanding school engagement in a challenging context

    Gillies, D., Wilson, A., Soden, R., Gray, S. & McQueen, I., 1 Mar 2010, In : Improving Schools. 13, 1, p. 21-38 18 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  5. Re-engaging disengaged pupils in physical education: An appreciative inquiry perspective

    Gray, S., Treacy, J. & Hall, E. T., 1 Mar 2019, In : Sport, Education and Society. 24, 3, p. 241-255 15 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  6. A comparative study of Canadian and Scottish students'' perspectives on health, the body and the physical education curriculum: The challenge of ‘doing’ critical

    Gray, S., MacIsaac, S. & Harvey, W., Jan 2018, In : Curriculum Studies in Health and Physical Education. 9, 1, p. 22-42

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  7. Not academic enough? Enjoyment of physical education and the arts and school engagement in early and middle adolescence

    Gray, S., Enrique García Bengoechea, E. & Lorenzino, L., 1 Jan 2019, In : RETOS: Nuevas tendenies en Educacion Fisica Deportes y Recreacion. 35, p. 301-309

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  8. The ebb and flow of curriculum construction in physical education: a Scottish narrative

    Gray, S., Mulholland, R. & Maclean, J., 1 Mar 2012, In : Curriculum Journal. 23, 1, p. 59-78

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  9. Teaching ‘Health’ in Physical Education in a ‘Healthy’ Way

    Gray, S., MacIsaac, S. & Jess, M., 1 Jun 2015, In : RETOS: Nuevas tendenies en Educacion Fisica Deportes y Recreacion. 28, p. 165-172 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  10. Pupils' perceptions of and experiences, in team invasion games: A case study of a Scottish secondary school and its three feeder primary schools

    Gray, S., Sproule, J. & Wang, J. C. K., Jun 2008, In : European Physical Education Review. 14, 2, p. 179-201 23 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  11. Sports Coaching Competencies for Teachers

    Gray, S., 1999, Tennis Unit.

    Research output: Book/ReportBook

  12. Developing Pupils' Performance in Team Invasion Games

    Gray, S. & Sproule, J., 2011, In : Physical Education and Sport Pedagogy. 16, 1, p. 15-32 18 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  13. Learning to use teaching for personal and social responsibility through action research

    Gray, S., Wright, P. M., Sievwright, R. & Robertson, S., 20 May 2019, In : Journal of Teaching in Physical Education. p. 1-32 32 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  14. Pedagogy for motivation, learning and development in physical education

    Gray, S., Morgan, K. & Sproule, J., 13 Apr 2017, Transformative Learning and Teaching in Physical Education. Thorburn, M. (ed.). Taylor and Francis Inc., p. 140-158 19 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  15. Physical education within the Scottish context. A matter of policy

    Gray, S., Maclean, J. & Mulholland, R., 1 Jun 2012, In : European Physical Education Review. 18, 2, p. 258-272

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  16. Sports Development Paper

    Gray, S., 1999, In : Scottish Journal of Physical Education.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  17. Sports Coaching Competencies for Teachers

    Gray, S., 1998, Hockey Unit.

    Research output: Book/ReportBook

  18. Hockey Development

    Gray, S., 1998, In : Scottish Journal of Physical Education. 26, 3

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  19. Teaching Team Invasion Games and Motivational Climate

    Gray, S., Sproule, J. & Morgan, K., Feb 2009, In : European Physical Education Review. 15, 1, p. 65-89 15 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  20. Understanding students’ experiences in a PE, health and wellbeing context: A self-determination theory perspective

    Gray, S., Mitchell, F., Wang, C. K. J. & Robertson, A., May 2018, In : Curriculum Studies in Health and Physical Education. 9, 2, p. 157-173 17 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  21. Reflecting on reflective practice: A coach’s action research narratives

    Hall, E. T. & Gray, S., 17 Mar 2016, In : Qualitative Research in Sport, Exercise and Health. 8, 4, p. 365-379

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  22. Beyond ‘crude pragmatism’ in sports coaching: Insights from C.S. Peirce, William James and John Dewey: a commentary

    Hall, E. & Gray, S., 1 Feb 2017, In : International Journal of Sports Science & Coaching. 12, 1, p. 46-49 4 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  23. The microstructure of coaching practice: behaviours and activities of an elite rugby union head coach during preparation and competition.

    Hall, E., Gray, S. & Sproule, J., 10 Aug 2015, In : Journal of Sports Sciences. 34, 10, p. 896-905 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  24. A critical discourse analysis of Curriculum for Excellence implementation in four Scottish secondary school case studies

    Hardley, S., Gray, S. & McQuillan, R., 25 Nov 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Discourse: Studies in the Cultural Politics of Education.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  25. Health and wellbeing: a policy context for physical education in Scotland

    Horrell, A., Sproule, J. & Gray, S., 2012, In : Sport, Education and Society. 17, 2, p. 163-180 18 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  26. Curriculum reform and policy cohesion in Physical Education

    Jess, M. & Gray, S., 15 Aug 2016, Routledge Handbook of Physical Education Pedagogy. Ennis, C. D. (ed.). Routledge, p. 10 (Routledge International Handbooks).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  27. ‘She has like 4000 followers!’: The celebrification of self within school social networks

    MacIsaac, S., Kelly, J. & Gray, S., 29 Dec 2017, In : Journal of Youth Studies. p. 1-20 20 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  28. ‘I want to look like that’: healthism, the ideal body and physical education in a Scottish secondary school

    MacIsaac, S., Gray, S. & Horrell, A., 1 Jul 2013, In : Discourse: Studies in the Cultural Politics of Education. 34, 3, p. 457-473 17 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  29. Enabling curriculum change in physical education: the interplay between policy constructors and practitioners

    Maclean, J., Mulholland, R., Gray, S. & Horrell, A., 2015, In : Physical Education and Sport Pedagogy. 20, 1, p. 79-96

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  30. Can continuing professional development utilizing a game-centered approach improve the quality of physical education teaching delivered by generalist primary school teachers?

    Miller, A., Gray, S., Eather, N., Sproule, J., Williams, C., Gore, J. & Lubans, D., 1 May 2017, In : European Physical Education Review. 23, 2, p. 171-195

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  31. Can physical education and physical activity outcomes be developed simultaneously using a game-centered approach?

    Miller, A., Christensen, E., Eather, N., Gray, S., Sproule, J., Keay, J. & Lubans, D., 2015, In : European Physical Education Review.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  32. Exploring the PE contexts and experiences of girls who challenge gender norms in a progressive secondary school

    Roberts, J., Gray, S. & Camacho-Miñano, M. J., 1 Dec 2019, In : Curriculum Studies in Health and Physical Education.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  33. The emergence of coordinative structures during offensive movement for goal-scoring in soccer

    Shafideh, M., Gray, S. & Sproule, J., Dec 2013, In : International Journal of Performance Analysis in Sport. 13, 3, p. 612-623 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  34. Development of a behavioural assessment system for achievement motivation in soccer matches

    Shafizadeh, M. & Gray, S., 1 Jul 2011, In : Journal of Quantitative Analysis in Sports. 7, 3, p. 1-13 13 p., 17.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  35. An exploratory analysis of losing possession in professional soccer

    Shafizadeh, M., Gray, S., Sproule, J. & McMorris, T., Apr 2012, In : International Journal of Performance Analysis in Sport. 12, 1, p. 14-23 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  36. Promoting perseverance and challenge in physical education: The missing ingredient for improved games teaching

    Sproule, J., Ollis, S., Gray, S., Thorburn, M., Allison, P. & Horton, P., 2011, In : Sport, Education and Society. 16, 5, p. 665-684

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  37. Investigating the experience of outdoor and adventurous project work in an educational setting using a self-determination framework

    Sproule, J., Martindale, R. J. J., Wang, J., Allison, P., Nash, C. & Gray, S., Oct 2013, In : European Physical Education Review. 19, 3, p. 315-328 14 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  38. Investigating the development of masculine identities in physical education

    Stewart, S., Gray, S., Kelly, J. & MacIsaac, S., 17 Aug 2019, In : Sport, Education and Society.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  39. Creating thriving and sustainable futures in physical education, health and sport

    Thorburn, M., Gray, S. & O'Connor, J., 22 May 2019, In : Sport, Education and Society. 24, 6, p. 550-557 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

  40. Physical Education: Picking up the baton. Policy and Practice in Education No 27

    Thorburn, M. & Gray, S., 2010, Dunedin Academic Press.

    Research output: Book/ReportBook

  41. Professionalism and professional development

    Thorburn, M. & Gray, S., 2010, Physical Education - Picking up the baton. Policy and Practice in Education No. 27. Thorburn, M. & Gray, S. (eds.). Dunedin Academic Press

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter