Kate is a Senior Lecturer in Sport and Exercise Science and Middlesex University and the LSI lead for teaching and learning. She teaches anatomy, physiology and research methods at Undergraduate level and is a University and Advance HE Teaching Fellow. Kate is a qualified personal trainer, assessor and ISAK anthropometrist and External examiner for Leeds Trinity University. Kate undertakes research in physical activity in children and adults and currently has three funded projects with Sport England, Oasis Schools and Tottenham Hotspur Foundation alongside Dr Lizi Smith. Her Professional Doctorate was awarded in 2016 exploring mobile technologies and gameplay in HE. Kate is also a Validation Chair and University rep, an active Teaching Fellow and external reviewer for University West of England and External Examiner for Leeds Trinity University.
B.Sc (Hons) Loughborough University; M.Sc University of Essex; DProf Education Middlesex University
Level 3 Personal Trainer, Level 4 Postgraduate Diploma Sports and Remedial Massage Therapy, ISAK level 1 technician, A1 Assessor award, EIS Communicating with Athletes, Performance and Lifestyle Mentoring, 100% ME.
Fellow Higher Education Academy (fHEA)
Level 4 Silver SMA member & Level 5tutor, ISRM Full member, ISAK, REPs Level 3.
Kate teaches Undergraduate physiology, Research Methods and anatomy as well as supervising dissertations. Kate is the department lead for Teaching and Learning and is involved in a number of related working groups.
Her pedagogical research looks at technology and smartphone enhanced learning, engagement measures and peer observation.
My current research projects include:
Nevill, A. M., Bryant, E., Wilkinson, K., Gomes, T. N., Chaves, R., Pereira, S., ... & Duncan, M. J. (2018). Can waist circumference provide a new “third” dimension to BMI when predicting percentage body fat in children? Insights using allometric modelling. Pediatric obesity, e12491.
Wilkinson, K. (2018) Mobile learning games before anatomy class - can they make up for lack of pre-session preparation? HEA Annual Conference 2018. Birmingham.
Wilkinson, K., Bryant. E., and Heal, K. (2017) Obesity and Cardiovascular Risk factor differences in Adults and Older Adults: Results of a Unique Approach to NHS Health Checks. Practice Nursing (In Press)
Keane, L. G. and Wilkinson, K. (2016). Comparing AquaStretch with supervised land based stretching for Chronic Lower Back Pain. Journal of Bodywork and Movement Therapies.
Wilkinson, K. and Barter, P (2016) DO MOBILE LEARNING DEVICES ENHANCE LEARNING IN HIGHER EDUCATION ANATOMY CLASSROOMS? Journal Pedagogical Development.
Gibbs, Paul and Cartney, Patricia and Wilkinson, Kate and Parkinson, John and Cunningham, Sheila and James-Reynolds, Carl and Zoubir, Tarek and Brown, Venetia and Barter, Phil and Sumner, Pauline and MacDonald, Angus and Dayananda, Asanka and Pitt, Alexandra (2016) Literature review on the use of action research in higher education. Education Action Research. ISSN 0965-0792
Wilkinson, K. and Barter, P. (2015) DO MOBILE LEARNING DEVICES ENHANCE LEARNING IN HIGHER EDUCATION ANATOMY CLASSROOMS? 11th International Conference on Mobile Learning 2015, MADEIRA, PORTUGAL.
Carter, N. And Wilkinson, K. (2011) The effect of level of fatigue on netball shooting skill. BASES Conference proceedings, University of Essex, September 2011
Wilkinson. K, and Graham. S., (2008) The effect of a 6-week core stability programme on rider position. BASES Conference proceedings. Brunel University. Journal of Sports Sciences. (2008) 26:2
Wilkinson, K. and Pitt. R., (2008) The effect of rider posture on the laterality of the equine gait. BASES Conference proceedings. Brunel University. Journal of Sports Sciences. (2008) 26:2
Wilkinson, Kate and Bryant, Elizabeth and Heal, Katrina (2017) Obesity and cardiovascular risk factors: results of a unique approach to NHS health checks. Practice Nursing, 28 (9). pp. 390-397. ISSN 0964-9271
Wilkinson, Kate (2017) The integration of mobile learning app-based quiz-games in higher education teaching of anatomical sciences. DProf thesis, Middlesex University.
Gibbs, Paul and Cartney, Patricia and Wilkinson, Kate and Parkinson, John and Cunningham, Sheila and James-Reynolds, Carl and Zoubir, Tarek and Brown, Venetia and Barter, Phil and Sumner, Pauline and MacDonald, Angus and Dayananda, Asanka and Pitt, Alexandra (2017) Literature review on the use of action research in higher education. Education Action Research, 25 (1). pp. 3-22. ISSN 0965-0792
Wilkinson, Kate and Barter, Phil (2016) Do mobile learning devices enhance learning in higher education anatomy classrooms? Journal of Pedagogic Development, 6 (1). pp. 14-23. ISSN 2047-3265
1) Physical Activity Evaluation in Orthodox Jewish older Adults (Interlink and Sport England) (£20K)
2) Healthspace Evaluation (Oasis Schools) (£6.5K)