University of Birmingham

University of Birmingham

The University of Birmingham PAPA team is based in the School of Sport and Exercise Sciences. The team are internationally recognized for their extensive research concerning motivational processes in youth sport and physical education, help as well as other physical activity contexts, shop including exercise and dance. Their work has focused on understanding the role of coaches and teachers in promoting or undermining young people’s motivation, viagra well-being and physical activity levels. The School of Sport and Exercise Sciences has recently moved to the largest custom-built sport and exercise sciences facility in the UK (total cost £16.4m).


Professor Joan Duda - (PAPA Project Director)
Dr Eleanor Quested - (PAPA Project Manager)
Dr Paul Appleton
Dr Nikos Ntoumanis
Samantha Bracey (PhD student)
Charlotte Merrett (PhD student)
Sally Fenton (PhD student))
Nathan Smith (PhD student)

Papa News
PAPA Featured on Horizon 2020

An article about the PAPA Project has been featured on the Horizon 2020 website. Horizon 2020 is the biggest EU Research and Innovation programme ever with nearly €80 billion of funding available over 7 years.

End of Project Dissemination Conference

To mark the formal conclusion of the PAPA project, store at the end of September 2013 members of the PAPA Project came together to present their findings at a special one-day event.