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

  • Doctor Philosophy

  • (2018) Master 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. Nutrition and enhanced sports performance: muscle building, endurance, and strength. (pp. 175-188) edited by Debasis Bagchi, Sreejayan Nair and Chandan K. Sen. 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. The Palgrave handbook of paralympic studies. (pp. 389-416) edited by Ian Brittain and Aaron Beacom. 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. Pedagogical cases in physical education and youth sport. (pp. 211-221) edited by Kathleen Armour. 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 — Principal Advisor

  • Doctor Philosophy — Associate Advisor

    Other advisors:

  • Doctor Philosophy — Associate Advisor

  • Doctor Philosophy — Associate Advisor

  • Doctor Philosophy — Associate Advisor

  • Doctor Philosophy — Associate Advisor

  • Doctor Philosophy — Associate Advisor

  • Doctor Philosophy — Associate Advisor

  • Doctor Philosophy — Associate Advisor

Completed Supervision