Dr Iain Lindsey

Reader in Sports Development

Sport and Physical Activity

Research Interests:
Youth and Community Sport Policy, Partnerships as part of sport policy making and delivery systems, Sport for development in the Global South (especially Zambia, Ghana and Tanzania), Sustainability of sport development programmes

PhD Sport and Leisure Policy, MA Sports Development, BSc Mathematics


Iain joined Edge Hill University in June 2010 having previously worked as a Youth Sport Development Officer in Dundee from 1999 to 2003, as a Research Associate for the Institute of Youth Sport at Loughborough University from 2003 to 2007 and as a Lecturer in Sport and Physical Activity at the University of Southampton from 2007 to 2010. Iain's expertise lies in policy and practice of youth and community sports development and his research has particularly focused on issues of partnership working and sustainability. Iain has undertaken this research in the UK and increasingly in countries in Africa including Zambia, Ghana and Tanzania. http://www.edgehill.ac.uk/sport/homepage/africa/ Iain published his first book, ‘Sport Policy in Britain’, with Professor Barrie Houlihan (Loughboroumore...

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