Dr. Walter SENEVIRATHNE

ACESS Executive Board Member

Dr. Walter SENEVIRATHNE

National Delegate of FIEP
Coordinator, Postgraduate Diploma in Physical Education
Department of Education
Faculty of Arts
University of Peradeniya
Sri Lanka

Dr. Walter Senevirathne is Senior Lecturer in Education and Physical Education in postgraduate and undergraduate Programs, Department of Education, Faculty of Arts, University of Peradeniya (UOP) in Sri Lanka. He obtained his Bachelor of Science (Bio science) from University of Peradeniya; Masters of Philosophy (Physical Education) and PhD in Physical Education from UOP. His research interests include health related physical Fitness among secondary school children, Sports psychology, Recreational Games, Measurement and Evaluation, Curriculum Studies, Action Research in Education and Teacher Education. Dr. Walter Senevirathne has been invited as a keynote/ symposium/invited speaker at various national and international conferences. To date, he has obtained 10 research grants as the principal or co-investigator. His academic work includes 20 papers in international peer-reviewed journals and conference proceedings. He was a former Rugby Football coach and administrator and Co-founder of the Central Province Schools Rugby Football Association in Sri Lanka and produced international level Rugby players.

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