Faculty of Health

Sue Brown

Phone: (03) 5327 9678
Email:  s.brown@federation.edu.au
Room: P924
Position: Lecturer of Sport Management
Discipline: Human movement and sport sciences 

Qualifications

  • Doctor of Philosophy, Federation University Australia 2015
  • Bachelor of Applied Science (Human Movement) (First Class Honours), University of Ballarat - 1999
  • Bachelor of Applied Science (Human Movement), University of Ballarat - 1998

Teaching areas

  • Management of Sport Organisations
  • Sport Policy
  • Management of Sport Facilities
  • Sport Media and Communications

Professional associations

Sport Management Association of Australia and New Zealand

Research interests

  • Women's leadership practice and development in sport.
  • Women's leadership grants in sport.
  • Impact of sport education programs.

Supervised projects

  • Female physical education teachers: coping between work and family.
  • Extracurricular and organised sport experiences of adolescent females and how the school environment encourage and support female participation.
  • Impact of sport education programs on Australian Rules Football clubs.

Publications 

Peer review journal publication

Brown, S., & Light, R.L. (2012). Women's sport leadership styles as the result of interaction between feminine and masculine approaches. Asia-Pacific Journal of Health, Sport and Physical Education, 3(3), 185-198.

Casey, M. M., Payne, W. R., Brown, S. J., & Eime, R. M. (2009). Engaging community sport and recreation organisations in population health interventions: Factors affecting the formation, implementation, and institutionalisation of partnerships efforts. Annals of Leisure Research, 12(2), 129-147.

Casey, M.M., Payne, W.R., Eime, R.M., & Brown, S. (2009). Sustaining health promotion programs within sport and recreation organizations. Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport,12(1), 113-118.  

Refereed abstracts and papers presented

Brown, S. (2010). Developing women's leadership: Exploring childhoods of women sport leaders. 5th International Working Group World Conference on Women and Sport 20-23 May 2010, Sydney, Australia.

Brown, S. (2008). Early stages of leadership development for women in sport.  2008 Sport Management Association of Australia & New Zealand Annual Conference, Fremantle, Western Australia.

Brown, S. (2008). Understanding the ways women lead in Australian sport. Women's Studies International Forum, University of Ballarat, Victoria, Australia.

Brown, S. (2007). Ways women lead in sport. 2007 Sport Management Association of Australia & New Zealand Annual Conference, Waiheke Island, Auckland, New Zealand.

Brown, S. (2005). Women in sport leadership: Can grants make a difference?  Australian Sports Commission's Our Sporting Future Conference, 2-4 March 2005, Sydney Convention Centre, New South Wales, Australia.

Brown, S. (2004). Delivery of sport education in regional Australia: A case study. 2004 Sport Management Association of Australia & New Zealand Annual Conference, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.

Brown, S., Otago, L., & Swan, P. (2003). Women in sport leadership roles: can women's sport leadership grants make a difference? 9th Annual Sport Management Association of Australia & New Zealand Annual Conference, Dunedin, New Zealand.  (95% contribution).

Brown, S., Otago, L., & Swan, P. (2003). Women in sport leadership roles: can women's sport leadership grants make a difference? University of Ballarat Annual Research Conference 2003, Ballarat, Victoria, Australia       (95% contribution).

Brown, S. (2002). Regional solutions to address the delivery of education of coaches and officials: a case study, Who's looking after the bush: Developing sport education opportunities for rural and regional Australia Conference, Yeppoon, Queensland (100% contribution)  Invited speaker

Non-refereed abstract

Brown, S. (2004). WestVic academy of Sport: a case study, Sport and Recreation Victoria 2005-2010 Discussion Paper Forum, Victoria, Australia     (100% contribution)  Invited speaker

Book review

Brown, S. Book review. Sport Management Review (2009). Doi: 10.1016/j.smr.200907.004

Research reports

Brown, S, Spittle, M, Swan, P, & Shinners, C. (2008).Australian Sports Commission's 2003-2007 sports leadership grants for women evaluation (70% contribution).

Brown, S. (2006). Victorian State Government's 2003-2005 women's in sport leadership grants program: Final report (100% contribution).

Brown, S., Spittle, M., Swan, P., Otago, L., & Elliott, K. (2006). Australian Sports Commission's 2005 sports leadership grants for women evaluation (70% contribution).

Brown, S. (2005) Victorian State Government's2005 women's in sport leadership grants program: Program review (100% contribution).

Brown, S. (2004) Victorian State Government's women in sport leadership grant application and format review summary (100% contribution).

Brown, S., & Harvey, J. (2004). Victorian Soccer Federation's 10-poiont charter of excellence survey report (90% contribution).

Brown, S. (2003) Victorian State Government on" Sport and Recreation Victoria's 2003 women's sport and recreation leadership grants scheme: a program review" (100% contribution).

Payne, W., Reynolds, M., Brown, S., & Fleming, A. (2003). Sports role models and their impact on participation in physical activity: a literature review. Report completed for VicHealth (40% contribution).

UB Research Team (2003) - 63 page report to VicHealth on "Evaluation of the health through sport and active recreation program: phase 1 report" (25%contribution).