Chambers, F. C, Aldous, D. &
Bryant, A. (2020) Threshold Concepts in Physical Education: A Design Thinking Approach, Routledge, London,
Bryant. A.S., & Edwards, L. (2020 online). Appreciative inquiry to develop a collaborative physical literacy programme for primary school pupils, Sport Education and Society,
Bryant, A.S., Cooper, S.M., Edwards, L.C. & Hodgkin,. K (2020 online). Secondary school Physical Education initial teacher education mentors' professional learning in a higher education institution in Wales: An informed systematic review of the literature, Welsh Journal of Education,
Corsby, C. &
Bryant, A. (2020). "I felt like I was missing out on something": an evaluation of using remote technology in the classroom. Education and Information Technologies, 25, 4897–4914,
Edwards, L. C.,
Bryant, A. S., Morgan, K., Cooper, S. & Keegan, R. J., (2019). A professional development program to enhance primary school teachers' knowledge and operationalization of physical literacy, Journal of Teaching in Physical Education (JTPE), 38, 126-135,
Barnett, L.M. Dudley, D. A. Telford, D. Lubans, D. R.,
Bryant, A.S., Roberts, W.M., PJ Morgan, PJ., Schranz, N.K., Weissensteiner, J.R., Vella, S.A., Salmon, J. Ziviani, J. AD Okely, A.D., Wainwright, N. Evans, J.R. & Keegan, R.J (2019). Physical Literacy in Young People: Guidelines and Recommendations for the Selection of Measures in Schools, Journal of Teaching in Physical Education (JTPE) 38,119-125,
Keegan, R.J., Dudley, D. A., Telford, D., Lubans, D. R.,
Bryant, A.S., Roberts, W.M., PJ Morgan, PJ., Schranz, N.K., Weissensteiner, J.R., Vella, S.A., Salmon, J. Ziviani, J. AD Okely, A.D., Wainwright, N. Evans & J.R. Barnett, L.M. (2019). Defining and Operationalizing Physical Literacy: A Modified Delphi Method, Journal of Teaching in Physical Education (JTPE), 38, 105-118,
Bryant, A. S., Edwards, L., & Mitchell-Williams, E. (2018). Transferring primary generalist's positive classroom pedagogy to the physical education setting: A collaborative PE-CPD process, Physical Education and Sport Pedagogy, 24(1),43-58,
Milton, D. Appleton, P.,
Bryant, A.S. & Duda, J. (2018). Initial validation of the teacher-created Empowering and Disempowering Motivational Climate Questionnaire in PE (EDMCQ-PE), Journal of Teaching Physical Education (JTPE), 37(4), 340-351,
Edwards, L. Tyler R, Blain D, Bryant A, Canham N, Carter-Davies L, Clark C, Evans T, Greenall C, Hobday J, Jones A, Mannello M, Marchant E, Miller M, Moore G, Morgan K, Nicholls S, Roberts C, Sheldrick M, Thompson K, Wainwright N, Ward M, Williams S, Stratton G. (2018). Results From Wales' 2018 Report Card on Physical Activity for Children and Youth (extended abstract), Journal Physical Activity Health, 1(15) 430-432,
Edwards, L. C.,
Bryant, A. S., Keegan, R. J., Morgan, K., Cooper, S., & Jones, A. M. (2018). Measuring' Physical Literacy and Related Constructs: A Systematic Review of Empirical Findings, Sports Medicine 48,659–682,
Bryant, A.S., Keegan, R., Morgan, K. & Jones, A.M. (2017). Definitions, Foundations and Associations of Physical Literacy: A Systematic Review,
Sport Medicine, 47(1), p. 47, 113–126,
Bryant, A.S., Bolton, N., Fleming, S. (2016), Extracurricular sport and physical activity in Welsh secondary schools: Leisure lifestyles and young people, Journal of Physical Education and Sports Management, 2(2), 41-55 DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.15640/jpesm.v2n2a4
Hodgkin, K., Fleming, S., Beauchamp, G. &
Bryant, A.S. (2016). "We thought you were undercover, here to inspect us"- Some of the challenges of ethnographic fieldwork in schools,
Welsh Journal of Education,18(2), 105-119 https://doi.org/10.16922/wje.18.2.8
Bryant, A.S. & Jones, A. (2015). 'Canfyddiadau Athrawon Addysg Gorfforol ar Addysg Gorfforol Ansawdd Uchel yn Ysgolion Cyfrwng Cymraeg', ' Physical education teachers' percpetions of high quality physical educatuon in Welsh language schools'
Gwerddon, 20, 44-60.
Bryant, A.S., Bolton, N., Fleming, S. (2015). "This is awesome Miss. It is safe. We don't do this with any other teacher." Classroom activities to listen to pupils' voices, Educationalfutures,(1), 56-75.
Bryant, A.S. & 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,
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Hodgkin, K., Fleming, S., Beauchamp, G. &
Bryant, A.S. (2013) Perception to reality: Pupils' expectations and experiences of the primary-secondary school transition,
Educationalfutures, 6(1), 28-40.http://educationstudies.org.uk/?post_type=journal&p=1109
Leyshon, A., Bolton, N., Fleming, S. (2012) The '5x60'Initiative: Illustrative Case studies 2007-2009
Leyshon, A.S., Hughes, M.G., Jasper, M.A., Davies, B., Graham, M.R., Bulloch, J.M. & Baker, J.S. (2010). Concentrations of salivary testosterone, cortisol, and immunoglobin A after supra-maximal exercise in female adolescents.
Journal of Sports Sciences. 28, 12, 1361-1368,
Leyshon A.S., Hughes MG., Davies B., Graham M. & Baker J.S. (2009). The effect of anaerobic exercise on salivary cortisol, testosterone and immunoglobulin (A) in boys aged 15- 16 years.
European Journal of Applied Physiology, 107(4), 455-46,
McInch, A., Fleming, S., and
Leyshon, A.S. (2012). 'Whatever happened to everyone training hard, playing hard and whoever was the best won fair and square?- Sociological Voices on banned substances'. In F. Grace and J. Baker (Eds.),Perspectives on Anabolic Androgenic Steroids and Doping in Sport and Health. New York: Nova Science Publication
Dr Bryant collaborates with a number of external organisations through research, professional practice, enterprise activities and learning and teaching, including for example, Welsh Government, Sport Wales, Coleg Cymraeg, Cardiff University (Professor David James, Emmajane Milton and Dr Alex Morgan), University of Oxford (Associate Professor Trevor Mutton), University of Canberra (Dr Richard Keegan), University of Cork (Dr Fiona C. Chambers), University of Birmingham (Professor Joan Duda & Dr Paul Appleton)
2020 -Welsh Government ITE Covid Assessment Project Awarded to Cardiff ITE Partnership, tender £70,000 (Cardiff Metropolitan University £35,000 & Cardiff University £35,000)
2020 - Welsh Government Enquiry and Reflection Resource project, £16,666 project lead.
2020 - Welsh Government Mental and emotional health and wellbeing/leadership for teacher wellbeing, £30,000
2020 - Central South Consortium Professional Learning to Enhance the Cardiff Partnership Model for Clinical Practice, funding £42, 200
2020 - Central South Consortium Initial Teacher Education Handbook Project, funding £1,000
2018 - 20 Welsh Government National Professional Enquiry Programme (NPEP), tender over three year £335,195
a) 2017-18 Lot 1 & 2: Expressive Arts and Wellbeing Professional Learning Research and Development £93,996
b) 2018-19 Contract Extension: Lot1 & 2: Professional Learning Research and Development £153,875
d) 2019 -20 NPEP £87,324 Welsh Government Professional Enquiry project
September 2019 - Awarded a fully funded 'Coleg Cymraeg Cenedlaethol' PhD Student £45,000 (Three year bursary, plus tuition fees (at EU/UK rate). Thesis Title: Cyd-destunoli'r MDPh 'iechyd a lles' yn y cwricwlwm newydd yng Nghymru. Operationalising Health and Well-being Area of Learing and Experience (AoLE) in Wales. Dr Lowri Edwards (DoS), Dr Anna Bryant, Professor Stephen Cooper & Dr Neil Hennesy, September 2019.
September 2019 - Awarded a fully funded KESS-2 East PhD Student £45,000 (Three year bursary of per annum plus tuition fees (at EU/UK rate). Thesis Title: The development of a collaborative approach to implement a 'Triathlon Passport' that enhances children's physical literacy in primary schools and leisure centres. Dr Anna Bryant (DOS), Dr Lowri Edwards, Dr Kevin Morgan & Dr Richard Keegan, University of Canberra (Advisor), September 2019
2017 – present – Funded £16,450. Appointed Sport Wales's Physical Literacy Consultants: Project Lead Cardiff Metropolitan Sport Wales's Physical Literacy Consultancy: Project Lead (2017- present) working with Carmarthenshire Leisure and Sport Local Authority (Actif), Welsh Triathlon, , Welsh Netball &Welsh Gymnastics National Governing Bodies (NGB's).
2016-17 - Invited international panel member for the Australian Sports Commission physical literacy project
2016-17 - Funded Sport Wales £193,256 Physical Literacy Programme for Schools (PLPS) project including, Collaborative action research to enhance primary teachers' knowledge, understanding and delivery of physical education and the physical literacy journeys of their pupils: A sustainable and replicable CPD process, Dr Kevin Morgan, Graham Haines, Dr Anna Bryant & Lowri Edwards
2015 - Funded Cardiff Metropolitan University Accelerator Fund, £433. 88 Adapting to the impact of policy-dynamics on the identities, knowledge, pedagogies and practices within Physical Education, Sport, Health and Exercise (PESHE) communities, Dr David Aldous, Dr David Brown, & Dr A. Miles & Dr Anna Bryant,.
2015 - Funded Cardiff Metropolitan University 'Get Started Fund' £1,000. Expediting research relations across welsh sport, education and employment cultures: A 'Get Started' Project Review, Research and Enterprise Services, Cardiff Metropolitan University, Dr David Aldous, Dr David Brown & Dr Anna Bryant,
2014 - Funded £1,300 Cardiff Metropolitan University Research and Enterprise Seed Fund to establish 'Physical Literacy Research Group Wales', April, 2014, Dr Anna Bryant
2013 - Awarded a fully funded 'Coleg Cymraeg Cenedlaethol' PhD Student £41, 178 (Three year bursary of per annum plus tuition fees (at EU/UK rate). Thesis Title: The effectiveness of a physical literacy and physical education professional development intervention with Welsh-Medium year six (10 – 11 years old) primary school teachers on pupils' physical literacy. Dr A.S. Bryant (DOS), Dr A. Jones, Dr K. Morgan, Professor S. Cooper & Dr R. Keegan
2013 - Funded £3,000 Sport Wales Research Project Primary Post Graduate Certificate of Education students' confidence and motivation to teach PE: Implications for pupils' physical literacy. Project team Fiona Diffey, Dr Kieran Hodgkin, Dr Kevin Morgan, Dr Anna Bryant & Dr Anwen Jones, 2013
April 2013 - Funded Sports Wales Project in partnership with Birmingham University and Cardiff Metropolitan University 'Empowering Teaching' in Secondary School Physical Education in Wales. Project team Professor Joan Duda (Birmingham University), Dr Eleanor Quested (Birmingham University), Dr Paul Appleton (Birmingham University), Dr Anna Bryant (Cardiff Metropolitan University), Julia Longville (Cardiff Metropolitan University), Dr Rachel Hughes (Sport Wales), Julie Rotchell (Sport Wales), April 2013.
March 2013 - Funded £2,450 research project by the Coleg Cymraeg Cenedlaethol: Project title: 'Welsh Language Secondary School Physical Education (PE) Teachers' Perceptions of High Quality Physical Education (HQPE)', Dr Anna Bryant March 2013.
Funded £3,000 research project, Cardiff School of Education, Cardiff Metropolitan University: Project title: Physical Literacy Primary School Research Project, Fiona Diffey, Dr Kevin Morgan & Dr Anna Bryant Summer 2012.
Doctor of Philosophy:
2020- External Examiner for Hannah Goss's Doctor of Philosophy. Thesis Title: Developing a Physical Literacy Assessment for Young Children, examination January7th, 2020.
MSc by Research:
2020- External Examiner for Thomas Alexander Swain. Thesis Title: Visualisation of Fundamental Movement Skills (FMS), examination July 28th, 2020.
Learning and Teaching:
University of Chichester
2016-20 -External examiner: Undergraduate BA (Hons) Physical Education (PE) in the Secondary School
2016-20 External examiner: Postgraduate Certificate in Education (PGCE) Secondary Physical Education (PE)
University of Birmingham
2018- present External examiner: Undergraduate BSc (Hons), Sport, Physical Education and coaching Science programme (SPECS)