Moray House School of Education

About the Institute

Introduction to our Institute for Sport, Physical Education & Health Sciences (ISPEHS)


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

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.