Ian Pickup Roehampton University, UK
Ian Pickup is currently Principal Lecturer in physical education at Roehampton University. Before joining Roehampton, Ian taught in secondary and primary schools, within Further Education, worked as a development officer for the Rugby Football Union and played professional rugby. Ian is currently conducting research into the physical self-perception of trainee teachers and is a partner within an EU-funded project focusing on physical education in the early years. He has recently published ‘Teaching Physical Education in the Primary School: A Developmental Approach’ (Continuum; with Lawry Price) and was awarded a National Teaching Fellowship by the Higher Education Academy in 2007.