Dr Emma Beckman

Senior Lecturer

School of Human Movement and Nutrition Sciences
Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences
e.beckman@uq.edu.au
+61 7 334 67904
0431807573

Overview

Dr Emma Beckman is a Teaching and Research academic at the University of Queensland. Emma is passionate about engaging in research to improve the lives of people with disabilities through sport. Following a master’s degree in Adapted physical activity, Emma completed her PhD in strength assessment for classification in Para Sport. She is currently a co-investigator in the UQ IPC Classification Research Partnership, and an internationally accredited classifier in Para Athletics. Dr Beckman is passionate about teaching and has a keen interest in Inter-professional education and practice.

Research Interests

  • Paralympics
  • Disability sports
  • Classification
  • Exercise physiology

Qualifications

  • Doctor of Philosophy, The University of Queensland
  • Bachelor of Applied Science (Honours), The University of Queensland

Publications

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Supervision

  • (2018) Master Philosophy

  • Doctor Philosophy

  • Doctor Philosophy

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Publications

Book Chapter

  • Keogh, Justin W. and Beckman, Emma (2019). Exercise and nutritional benefits for individuals with a spinal cord injury or amputation. In Debasis Bagchi, Sreejayan Nair and Chandan K. Sen (Ed.), Nutrition and enhanced sports performance: muscle building, endurance, and strength (pp. 175-188) London, United Kingdom: Academic Press. doi:10.1016/B978-0-12-813922-6.00015-1

  • Connick, Mark J., Beckman, Emma and Tweedy, Sean M. (2018). Evolution and development of best practice in paralympic classification. In Ian Brittain and Aaron Beacom (Ed.), The Palgrave handbook of paralympic studies (pp. 389-416) London, United Kingdom: Palgrave Macmillan. doi:10.1057/978-1-137-47901-3_18

  • Macdonald, Doune, Beckman, Emma, Bailey, Don, Mallett, Cliff and Trost, Stewart (2014). JOSHUA Optimising assets: (dis)ability and the path to active participation. In Kathleen Armour (Ed.), Pedagogical cases in physical education and youth sport (pp. 211-221) Abingdon, Oxford, United Kingdom: Routledge.

Journal Article

Conference Publication

Other Outputs

Grants (Administered at UQ)

PhD and MPhil Supervision

Current Supervision

  • Doctor Philosophy — Principal Advisor

  • Doctor Philosophy — Principal Advisor

  • Doctor Philosophy — Associate Advisor

  • Doctor Philosophy — Associate Advisor

  • Doctor Philosophy — Associate Advisor

  • Doctor Philosophy — Associate Advisor

    Other advisors:

  • Doctor Philosophy — Associate Advisor

  • Doctor Philosophy — Associate Advisor

  • Doctor Philosophy — Associate Advisor

  • Doctor Philosophy — Associate Advisor

Completed Supervision