My research interests are focused around pedagogy in Physical Education and Sport Coaching settings. More recently, my research has focused on learning and teaching in HE, specifically innovative pedagogies and the student learning experience.
List of Publications
Edwards, L. C., Jones, A.M., Morgan, K., Keegan. R.J. & Bryant, A (In press) A Systematic Review of the Definitions, Foundations and Associations of Physical Literacy. Sports Medicine.
Morgan. K. (2016). Reconceptualising Motivational Climate in Physical Education and Sport Coaching: An Interdisciplinary Perspective. QUEST. DOI:10.1080/00336297.2016.1152984
Clements, D., & Morgan, K. (2016). Coach development through collaborative action research: enhancing the learning environment within a national talent development system. Sports Coaching Review. Vol. 4 (2), 139–161
L. De Martin-Silva, J. Fonseca, R.L. Jones, K. Morgan & I. Mesquita (2015). Understanding undergraduate sports coaching students' development and learning: the necessity of uncertainty. Teaching in Higher Education, DOI: 10.1080/13562517.2015.1072153
Fonseca, J., De Martin-Silva, L., Jones, R, Morgan, K., Mesquita, I., Davies, G. (2014). The promise and problems of video diaries: Building on current research. Qualitative Research Journal, 7(3):1-16. DOI:10.1080/2159676X.2014.938687
Lewis, J., Morgan, K., & Cooper, S. (2015). Relative age effects in Welsh age grade rugby union. International Journal of Sport Science and Coaching.10:5,797-813.
Hassan, M., & Morgan, K. (2015). Effects of a mastery intervention programme on the motivational climate in sport coaching. International Journal of Sport Science and Coaching. 10:3, 487-503.
Ribeiro, J., Mesquita, I., & Morgan, K. (2014). Coach, learning, and coach education: a Portuguese expert coaches' perspective. The Sport Psychologist, 28, 124-136.
Thomas, G., Morgan, K., & Mesquita, I. (2013). Reflections on implementing a TGfU approach in junior rugby: Problematising worthwhile practice.
Sport Coaching Review, 2:1, 49-60.
Morgan, K., Jones, R., Gilbourne, D. & Llewellyn, D. (2013). Innovative Approaches in Coach Education Pedagogy. Nuances: estudos sobre Educação, Presidente Prudente, SP, 24, n. 1, p. 218-234, jan./abr. 2013 .http://dx.doi.org/10.14572/nuances.v24i1.2170.
Morgan, K., Bryant, A. & Diffey, F. (2013). The effects of a collaborative mastery intervention programme on physical literacy in primary PE.
ICSSPE Bulletin - Journal of Sport Science and Physical Education,
65. Retrieved from:
Morgan, K., Jones, R., Gilbourne, D. & Llewellyn, D. (2013). Changing the face of coach education: Using ethno-drama to depict lived realities.
Physical Education & Sport Pedagogy.
Jones, R.L., Morgan K. & Harris, K., (2012). Developing coaching pedagogy: seeking a better integration of theory and practice.
Sport, Education and Society, 17:3, 313-329 http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/13573322.2011.608936
Bethell, S. & Morgan, K. (2011). Problem-based and experiential learning: Engaging students in an undergraduate physical education module. Journal of Hospitality, Leisure, Sport & Tourism
Education.Practical paper. 10 (1), 128-134.
Morgan, K. & Jones, R.J. (2011). Integrating Ethno-drama into a Problem-Based Learning Sports Coaching Module: Making the Everyday Context Come Alive Within the Classroom. Hospitality, Leisure, Sport and Tourism Network, LINK 28, 40-43.
Morgan, K. & Kingston, K. (2010). Promoting a mastery motivational climate in a higher education sports class.
Journal of Hospitality, Leisure, Sport & Tourism Education.Practical paper. 9 (1), 73-84.
& Jones, R.J. (2010). Developing Coaching Pedagogy: Curriculum Innovations on a Masters Programme. Hospitality, Leisure, Sport and Tourism Network, LINK 25, 20-21.
Gray, S., Sproule, J., & Morgan, K. (2009). Teaching team invasion games and motivational climate.
European Physical Education Review, 15 (1), 1-24. Morgan, K.
& Kingston, K. (2008). Development of a self-observation mastery intervention programme for teacher education.
Physical Education and Sport Pedagogy
, 13 (2), 109-129. Sproule, J., Wang, J., Morgan. K., & McNeal, M. (2007). Effects of motivational climate in Singaporean Physical Education lessons on intrinsic motivation and physical activity intention.
Personality & Individual Differences
, 43 (5), 1037-1051.
Morgan. K., Sproule, J., McNeal, M., Kingston, K. & Wang, J. (2006). A cross-cultural study of motivational climate in physical education lessons in the UK and Singapore.
International Journal of Sport Psychology, 37(4),299-316.
Morgan, K., Sproule, J., Weigand, D. & Carpenter, P.J. (2005a). A computer-based observational assessment of the teaching behaviours that influence motivational climate in Physical Education.
Physical Education and Sport Pedagogy. 10 (1), 83-105.
Morgan, K., Kingston, K. & Sproule, J. (2005b). Effects of different teaching styles, on the teacher behaviours that influence motivational climate in physical education. European Physical Education Review, 11(3), 257-286.
Morgan, K. (2004). Developing Key Skills in KS2 Athletics.
British Journal of Teaching Physical Education, 35, 2, 10-13.
Morgan, K. (2003). Teaching Styles, Progression and Variety in Athletics Lessons.
British Journal of Teaching Physical Education, 34, 1, 12-14.
Morgan, K. & Carpenter, P.J. (2002). Effects of manipulating the motivational climate in Physical Education lessons. European Physical Education Review, 8 (3), 207-229.
Morgan, K. (2001). Athletics throwing challenges. British Journal of Teaching Physical Education, 32, 2, 15-17.
Morgan, K. (2001). Athletics jumping challenges.
British Journal of Teaching Physical Education, 32, 1, 14-16.
Morgan, K. (2000). Athletics running challenges.
British Journal of Teaching Physical Education, 31, 4, 10-12.
Morgan, K. (2000). Motivation in athletics lessons.
British Journal of Teaching Physical Education, 31, 1, 16-18.
Carpenter P.J. & Morgan, K. (1999) Motivational climate, personal goal perspectives and cognitive and affective responses in Physical Education classes.
European Journal of Physical Education, 4, 31-44.
Morgan, K. (2001).
Athletics Challenges: A Resource Pack for Teaching Athletics. UWIC Press.
Morgan, K. (2011). Athletics Challenges (2nd ed), A Resource Pack for Teaching Athletics. Routledge.
Morgan, K. (2003). Primary Athletics Challenges, A Resource Pack for Teaching Athletics in Primary Schools, UWIC Press.
Brown, D., Morgan, K., & Aldous, D. (In press). Bourdieu’s theory of habitus, teacher socialization and problem based learning. Teacher Socialisation. Routledge.
Morgan, K., Milton, D. & Longville J. (2015). Motivating Pupils for Learning in PE. In S. Capel and M. Whitehead (Eds.) Learning to Teach Physical Education in Secondary School (4th Ed). Routledge.
Morgan, K., & Thomas, G. (2016) The Application of Albert Bandura's work to Coaching. In P. Potrac, R. Groom & L. Nelson (Eds.). Learning in Sports Coaching: Theory and Application. Routledge.
Morgan, K. & Hassan, M. (2014).The practice session: creating a motivational climate. In
C.Nash (Ed.) Practical Sports Coaching. Hodder.
Morgan, K., Jones, R., Gilbourne, D. & Llewellyn, D. (2013). Innovative Approaches in Coach Education Pedagogy. In P. Potrac, J. Denison, & W. Gilbert (Eds.). The Handbook of Sports Coaching. Routledge.
Morgan, K. & Sproule, J. (2012). Pedagogy for coaches (2nd Ed). In R. Jones & K. Kingston (Eds.). An Introduction to Sports Coaching. Routledge.
Morgan, K. (2012). Motivation in Sport and Exercise. Course companion for Sport, Exercise and Health Science, International Baccalaureate. Oxford University Press.
Castro, J.; Morgan, K.; Mesquita, I. (2012): Investigação-ação; conceção, metodologia e aplicação. In Rosado, A., Colaço, C. & Mesquita, I. (Eds). Métodos e Técnicas de Investigação em Ciências do Desporto, pp.101-125. Lisboa: Edições FMH.
Castro, J., Morgan, K., & Mesquita, I. (2011). Action Research: conception, methodology and application. In A. Rosado, C. Colaço, & I. Mesquita (Eds.). Methods and Techniques of Investigation in Sport Sciences. FMH Editions: Lisbon.