Dr Charlotte Kerner

Senior Lecturer in Physical Activity and Physical Education Psychology

Sport and Physical Activity

Faculty of Arts and Sciences

Research Interests:
Self-Determination Theory, body image, wearable technology, social physique anxiety, motivation, physical education experiences, social psychological correlates of physical activity

PhD Physical Education Psychology, University of Bedfordshire, PG Cert, Physical Activity and Well-Being, University of Bedfordshire, BSc Sports Studies, 1st class (hons), De Montfort University , HEA Fellow


Charlotte joined Edge Hill University in September 2015 as a senior lecturer in physical activity and physical education psychology after working as a lecturer in sport and physical education at the University of Bedfordshire. Charlotte received a first class (hons) degree in sports studies (BSc) from De Monfort University in 2008 and went on to complete a PG Cert in physical activity and well-being at the University of Bedfordshire in 2009. In 2013 Charlotte completed a PhD at the University of Bedfordshire with a thesis entitled “Relationships between body image, motivation and physical education experiences in 13-14 year old boys and girls”. Charlottes overarching research theme focuses on the role of physical education in promoting physical activity, specifically, focusing on the role more...

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