Programme Chair for Physical Education with Biology/Maths, Lecturer in Physical Education, School of Health and Human Performance, Dublin City University
Dr. Sarahjane Belton,
Programme Chair for Physical Education with Biology/Maths,
Lecturer in Physical Education,
School of Health and Human Performance, Dublin City University,
Dr. Sarahjane Belton is a Lecturer in Physical Education at Dublin City University.
Sarahjane’s research area centers mainly on physical literacy, physical activity and sedentary behavior in youth; including physical activity, sedentary, physical fitness, body composition and fundamental movement skill measurement, and intervention development and trial evaluation.
Sarahjane’s work has also been concerned with understanding factors associated with regular physical activity participation in youth, including global elements such as well-being, physical elements such as cardiovascular fitness and body composition, but also psychological and psycho-social factors such as barriers and motivators for physical activity, self esteem and self efficacy, attitudes, and levels of self-determination.
She has been involved in the development, evaluation and dissemination of many youth school based physical activity interventions including Y-PATH, Kids Active, Sport For Life, and Moving Well-Being Well.