I joined Abertay University in August 2017 as Professor of Duty of Care in Sport in the School of Applied Sciences. I am an Adjunct Professor and Member of the eSport Science Research Lab at the University of Limerick, Ireland, Adjunct Professor at the University of Canterbury, New Zealand, and Guest Professor in Graduate School of System Design and Management at Keio University, Japan. I am also a Principal Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.
My academic qualifications include a PhD from the University of Western Australia, a Master’s degree in human development and psychology from Harvard University and a Bachelor’s degree in philosophy from Boston College.
Times Higher Education HE and Me Interview, December 2017 - www.timeshighereducation.com/people/interview-david-lavallee-abertay-university
Sports IntegriTay is a free set of resources created by students, with support from Bell Street Ventures, for sports organisations
I have been involved in knowledge exchange activities with Nike and EA Sports.
SPORT vs COVID Project
SPORT vs COVID helps promote recovery among people across the globe at risk of suffering as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic
https://abertay.co/SPORTvsCOVID [Email: SPORTvsCOVID@abertay.ac.uk]
The COVID-19 pandemic and Olympic/Paralympic athletes
The impact of the closure and reopening of golf courses in the United Kingdom on wellbeing during the COVID-19 pandemic
Investigating coaching behaviors during the COVID-19 pandemic
SPORT vs COVID
- Lavallee, D. et al. (2021). SPORT vs COVID: A project where sports people help promote recovery among people negatively impacted by COVID-19. Journal of Loss and Trauma. https://doi.org/10.1080/15325024.2021.1956703
Golf-related engagement during COVID-19 quarantine restrictions (4-12th May 2020)
House of Lords Select Committee
Inquiry: A National Plan for Sport and Recreation
Universities Scotland: Abertay launches sport welfare resource amid COVID-19
University Business: What Universities are doing to ensure their sports facilities are fit for purpose during Covid-19
Clearing 2020: Higher Education and Covid-19