Exercise and Sports Science

Dr Kelsey Richards

B. Sport Studies/B. Comm (Journ). B. Ex. Sc. (Honours). PhD (in for review).

Lecturer in Exercise Science / Workplace Learning
Building 1431 Room 1.28

Kelsey completed her tertiary studies through Charles Sturt University at Bathurst, having completed a Bachelor of Sports Journalism, followed by a Bachelor of Exercise Science (Honours) and most recently completing a Doctorate of Philosophy (PhD) in sport sociology.

More specifically, Kelsey’s research fields of interest revolve around sports media and sport sociology, with a particular focus on women in sport. Her PhD research investigated the experiences of women working within Australian rules football, a sport of which Kelsey has a strong interest in.

Kelsey has been working within the School of Exercise Science, Sport and Health for a number of years, and is currently an associate lecturer within the domains of sports media and sport sociology.

Associate Lecturer:

  • Sports Media
  • Sport Sociology
  • Sports Coaching

PhD (currently submitted pending review): An examination of women in leadership positions in sport: A case study of Australian rules football.

Title: Re-imagining Definitions of “Communities” in Sport through Online Spaces

Authors: Kelsey Smith, Chelsea Litchfield and Jaquelyn Osborne

Journal: Journal of Sporting Cultures and Identities

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