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Craig Pulling

Head of PE

Craig graduated from the University of Portsmouth with a BSc Honours Degree in Sport and Exercise Science. He then completed a Postgraduate Certificate in Education in Physical Education here at the University of Chichester and then worked as a PE teacher in a local secondary school.

Craig joined the University of Chichester in the summer of 2009 as a senior lecturer and teaches on the BA (Hons) Physical Education and Sports Coaching, BA (Hons) Physical Education in the Primary Years and BA (Hons) Physical Education in the Secondary Years undergraduate degrees. Craig also teaches on the Secondary PGCE PE programme.

Craig has keen research interests in the analysis of sporting performance and has an MSc in Sport and Exercise Biomechanics. 

Recent publications

Pulling, C., Bunyan, Peter., & Sinfield, S. (2015). Observing and analysing performance in adventure sports. In: Adventure Sports Coaching. Routledge, Abingdon, Oxon, pp. 41-60. ISBN 9780415746021.

Pulling, C., Eldridge, D., & Dillon, C. (2015). Practitioner behaviours during Key Stage 3 and Key Stage 4 invasion games lessons. Physical Education Matters, 10 (1), 39-44. ISSN 1751-0988.

Pulling, C., & Stenning, M. (2015). Offloads in Rugby Union: Northern and Southern Hemisphere International Teams. International Journal of Performance Analysis in Sport, 15 (1), 217-228. ISSN 1474-8185.

Pulling, C. (2014). Long corner kicks in the EPL: deliveries into the goal area and critical area. Book of Abstracts of the 5th ISPAS Performance Analysis Workshop, pp. 18-19.

Pulling, C. (2014). Sports performance analysis within physical education. Physical Education Matters, 9 (1), 68-70.

Pulling, C. (2013). Using Video in Physical Education. Physical Education Matters, 8 (1), 30-31. ISSN 1751-0988.

Pulling, C., Robins, M., & Rixon, T. (2013). Defending Corner Kicks: Analysis from the English Premier League. International Journal of Performance Analysis in Sport, 13, 135-148. ISSN 1474-8185.

Eldridge, D., Pulling, C., & Robins, M. T. (2013) Visual exploratory activity and resultant behavioural analysis of youth midfield soccer players. Journal of Human Sport and Exercise, 8 (3), 560-577. ISSN 1988-5202.

Mackinney, R., Eldridge, D., Prior, M.,  & Pulling C. (2013). Thinking Games: Primary Key Stage 2 Invasion Games. Southampton, U.K: Thinking Sport. ISBN 978-0-9927976-0-7.

Eldridge, D., Prior, M., & Pulling, C. (2012). Thinking Soccer. Southampton, U.K: Thinking Sport.

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