Daniel Newcombe

Lecturer in Sports Coaching and PE

Passionate about challenging the discourse of coaching by bridging the theory to practice gap. A key goal of Danny’s is developing employable academic coaches and teachers for the future. A passion for both research and coaching within the area of learning theory and non-linear pedagogy.

Domestic (Oxford Hawks Men) and international (Wales Senior Men) hockey coach preparing for the commonwealth games in Glasgow 2014.

Previous background in sports science.

Membership of Professional Bodies

  • Fellow of the Higher Education Academy
  • Member of the UKSCA

Teaching and Research Interests

  • Athlete centred coaching
  • Non-linear pedagogy
  • Learning Theory applied to the coaching context
  • Physical literacy within primary education
  • Coach Education
  • Employability
  • Power within the coach athlete dyad

Funded Projects

  • Roberts, W., Newcombe, D & Longhurst, S. (2014) OBSEA: Physical literacy in primary school Physical Education. (OBSEA, Small research grant for evaluation of project)
  • Roberts, W., Newcombe, D & Longhurst, S. (2014) BOING: Assessing the impact of physical literacy on enjoyment in young people. (BOING, Small research grant for evaluation of project)

Publications

  • Hughes M. G, Birdsey. L, Meyers. R, Newcombe. D, Oliver. J, Smith. P, Stembridge. M, Stone., K, and Kerwin (2013). D. Effects of playing surface on physiological responses and performance variables in a controlled football simulation. Journal of Sport Sciences.
  • Stone, K.J., Oliver, J.L., Hughes, M.G., Stembridge, M.R., Newcombe, D.J. & Meyers, R.W.  (2011). Development of a soccer simulation protocol to include repeated sprints and agility. International Journal of Sports Physiology and Performance.
  • Fletcher, N., Nokes, L., Hughes, M.G., Meyers, R., Newcombe, D., Oliver, J., Smith, P., Stembridge, M., & Stone, K. (2008). Physiology – Effects of playing surface on football activity. Turf Roots Magazine (FIFA), 3, 41-44.

Conference Presentations

  • Stöhr E.J., Low D.A., Eldridge L., Nicholas G., Newcombe D., Stembridge M.,Bassett K., Nio A.Q.X., and Shave R. (2013). The impact of maintained and increased plasma volume on cardiac function following prolonged exercise. European College of Sport Science Annual Congress, Barcelona, Spain.
  • Stone K J, Oliver J L, Hughes M G, Newcombe D J, Meyers R, and Stembridge M (2011). Influence of Playing Surface and Neuromuscular Fatigue During and After Simulated Soccer Match-Play. World Congress on Exercise in Medicine, ACSM, Denver, USA.
  • Hughes, M.G., Meyers, R., Newcombe, D., Oliver, J., Stembridge, M. and Stone, K (2011). The Effect of High Ambient Temperature on the Responses to a Controlled Football Simulation. European College of Sport Science Annual Congress, Liverpool, UK.
  • Stembridge, M, Andrew, M, Hargroves, T, Hughes,  M G, Lloyd, R and Newcombe, D (2010).  The Development of Speed and Explosiveness in Young National Squad Badminton Players. Oral Presentation, International Conference of Sport Science and Physical Education, Singapore 2010.
  • Stembridge, M, Moody, J and Newcombe D (2010).  Fitness Assessment for Training Programme Design.  Poster Presentation Middlesex University Strength and Conditioning Conference.  London, 2010.
  • Stone, K.J., Oliver, J.L., Hughes, M.G., Newcombe, D.J., Stembridge, M.R.  (2011). Influence of Playing Surface On Physiological And Neuromuscular Fatigue During And After Simulated Soccer Match-play. Proceedings of the ACSM conference, Denver, Colorado 2011.
  • Newcombe, D, Moody, J and Stembridge, M (2010). Performance Preparation; Remote Conditioning.  Poster Presentation Middlesex University Strength and Conditioning Conference.  London, 2010.
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