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Richard Hunt

Principal Lecturer/Programme Leader for Sport, PE & Development



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    Major area of interest is sport and disabled people where I have nearly 25 years of experience. My work in this area has developed links with a range of local (e.g. School Sports Partnerships & local authorities), Regional (e.g. Interactive) and National agencies (e.g. Youth Sport Trust, English Federation of Disability Sport).
    Specific area of current work is around the identification of talented disabled young sportspeople, particularly those in mainstream schools, with an eye to developing performers for the 2012 Paralympic Games and beyond.



    SE4104 - Development of Sport
    SE5110 - Disability, Sport & PE
    SE6104 - Work Placement: Professional Practice
    SE6116 - Work Placement
    Undergraduate Applied Sport & Exercise Sciences programmes - Sport, PE & Development/Sports Coaching/Sport & Exercise Science

    Member of the Institute for the Management of Sport and Physical Activity
    Board Member/Trustee of Interactive (until November 2011)
    Chair of the London Borough of Newham Community Sport & Physical Activity Network (CSPAN) 2008-2014
    Chair of the English Federation of Disability Sport East Region
    Chair of the East Region Disability Athletics Forum

    Founding Trustee of activeNewham