Moray House School of Education and Sport

Institute for Sport, Physical Education and Health Sciences (ISPEHS)

This Institute is the UK's largest provider of initial teacher education in physical education and plays a key role in developing the physical education school curriculum within Scotland.

The Institute for Sport, Physical Education and Health Sciences (ISPEHS) draws together significant expertise in sport-related studies and is concerned with all levels of education and all forms of research and knowledge exchange that inform and enhance physical education, physical activity, health and well-being; sport and recreation development, coaching, policy and management; and sport and exercise science. This Institute is the UK's largest provider of initial teacher education in physical education and plays a key role in developing the physical education school curriculum within Scotland.

The Institute was formed in August 2010 from the Department of Physical Education, Sport and Leisure Studies within the School of Education.

Study with us

Programmes
Our Institute provides specialist expertise in a range of programmes at undergraduate and postgraduate level, including routes to qualified teaching, or progression to doctoral study.

ISPEHS research

Research
Our research vision is to create, disseminate and curate world-leading knowledge in Sport, Physical Education and Health Sciences. Our research addresses four main themes: human performance science, physical activity for health, physical education and sport.

ISPEHS events

Seminars
Details of research seminars, conferences and other events held by our Institute for Sport, Physical Education and Health Sciences (ISPEHS).

ISPEHS staff

Introduction
Staff within the Institute for Sport, Physical Education and Health Sciences have backgrounds in physical education teaching, sport and leisure research, policy and management, physical activity and health and sport and exercise science.