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Dr Camilla Knight

Dr Camilla Knight

Associate Professor, Sports Science

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+44 (0) 1792 606590

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Research Links

Available For Postgraduate Supervision


Camilla Knight is Associate Professor in Engineering at Swansea University.

Areas Of Expertise

  • Parents
  • Youth sport
  • Sport Psychology
  • Qualitative Research

Career Highlights


Research Interests:

  • Enhancing parental involvement in youth sport and improving parents’ experiences in sport
  • Understanding and enhancing the psychosocial experiences of children in sport
  • Increasing sport participation among children and adolescents

Current Research Projects:

  • Understanding and enhancing parental involvement in sport
  • Examining parental knowledge and understanding of sport psychology
  • The role of parents in supporting athletes’ dual-careers
  • Parenting styles and practices in youth sport

Collaborative Partners:

  • NSPCC Child Protection in Sport Unit
  • Sport Wales
  • Sport Northern Ireland
  • Sports Coach UK
  • Loughborough University
  • Norwegian School of Sport Science
  • Child and Adolescent Sport and Activity Lab, University of Alberta
  • Families in Sport Lab, Utah State University