Edinburgh Research Explorer

Miss Shirley Gray

Senior Lecturer

  1. 2019
  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  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. 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

  7. 2018
  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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

  11. 2017
  12. ‘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

  13. 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

  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. 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

  16. 2016
  17. 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

  18. 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

  19. 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

  20. 2015
  21. 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

  22. 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

  23. 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

  24. 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

  25. 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

  26. 2013
  27. 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

  28. 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

  29. ‘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

  30. 2012
  31. 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

  32. 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

  33. 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

  34. 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

  35. 2011
  36. 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

  37. 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

  38. 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

  39. 2010
  40. 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

  41. 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

  42. 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

  43. 2009
  44. 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

  45. 2008
  46. 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

  47. 1999
  48. Sports Coaching Competencies for Teachers

    Gray, S., 1999, Tennis Unit.

    Research output: Book/ReportBook

  49. Sports Development Paper

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

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  50. 1998
  51. Hockey Development

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

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  52. Sports Coaching Competencies for Teachers

    Gray, S., 1998, Hockey Unit.

    Research output: Book/ReportBook