Howells, K. and Coppinger, T. 2021. Sport and physical activity during the first 10 years of life in Ireland and the UK. in: Bailey, R., Agans, J.P., Côté, J., Daly-Smith, A. and Tomporowski, P.D. (ed.) Physical activity and sport during the first ten years of life. Multidisplinary Perspectives Oxen Routledge. pp. 235-246
Howells, K. and Coppinger, T. 2021. Children's perceived and actual physical activity levels within the elementary school setting. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 18 (7). https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph18073485
Morgado, L, De Martelaer, K., D'Hondt, E., Barnett, L., Costa, A., Howells, K., Sääkslahti, A. and Jidovtseff, B. Aqualusa Revista Lusofona de Desportos Aquaticos. Aqualusa Revista Lusofona de Desportos Aquaticos.
Morgado, L, Jidovtseff, B, Sääkslahti, A, Howells, K., Barnett, L, de Martelaer, K, D'Hondt and Costa, A. M 2021. Preliminary face validation of the pictorial scale of perceived aquatic competence. Vol. 17 No. S1 (2021): Proceedings of the XLIII Technical and Scientific Congress of the Portuguese Association of Swimming Technicians. https://doi.org/10.6063/motricidade.23716
Murray, A., Woods, G., Murray, P. and Howells, K. 2021. The complexities of emergent leadership using a whole school autonomy development physical education approach. NAKHE Virtual Conference (National Association for Kinesiology in Higher Education)
Murray, A., Murray, P., Woods, G., Howells, K. and McKenna, J. Developing student autonomy through and beyond developmentally appropriate resistance, an international comparison. South Carolina, Virtual Conference
Morgado, L. D. S, De Martelaer, K., D’Hondt, E., Barnett, L. M., Costa, A. M., Howells, K., Sääkslahti, A. and Jidovtseff, B. 2020. Pictorial scale of perceived water competence (PSPWC) testing manual Version 1.2. https://doi.org/10.13140/RG.2.2.36152.57601/1
Clark, H., Royal, P., West, H., Kelly, T., Roper, H., Howells, K., Devalia, U., Mackay, E., Holt, A., Bradshaw, B., Driscoll, M., Williamson, D., Tricks, T., Newnham, P., Noonan-Gunning, S., Giordani, P., Lewis, K., Swann, J., Mist, P. and Bowyer, S. 2020. 'In the wake of a pandemic': dietary patterns and impact on child health after COVID-19. All Party Parliamentary Group on a Fit and Healthy Childhood: London
Clark, H., Royal, P., West, H., Kelly, T., Derbyshire, E., Albon, D., Howells, K., Smith, S., Devalia, U., Wilkinson, S., Harris, J., Holt, A., Bradshaw, B and Cripps, L. 2020. Emerging dietary patterns: impact on child health. All Party Parliamentary Group on a Fit and Healthy Childhood: London
Howells, K. and Coppinger, T. 2020. Teachers' perceptions and understanding of children's fluid intake. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 17 (11), p. 4050. https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph17114050
Howells, K. 2020. UK Perspectives: physical education teacher education . in: Bobrik, M, Antala, B. and Pelucha, R. (ed.) Physical education in universities: researches - best practices - situation Bratislava Federation Internationale D'Education Physique. pp. 379-390
Morgado, L.D.S., De Martelaer, K., D'Hondt, E., Barnett, L.M., Costa, A.M., Howells, K., Sääkslahti, A. and Jidovtseff, B. 2020. Pictorial scale of perceived water competence (PSPWC) testing manual. Belgium University of Liege.
All Party Parliamentary Group on a Fit and Healthy Childhood, Clark, H., Royal, P., West, H., Clothier, S., Smith, S., Chui, B., Howells, K., Hodgson, C., Porter, L., Albon, D., Bagnall, P., Mackay, E., Aagaard, P., Nguyen, A., Bradshaw, B. and Holt, A. 2020. Healthy families: the present and future role of the supermarket. Royal Public Affairs.
Howells, K., Bowen, J., Mannion, K. and McMartin, C. 2019. The adoption of daily mile as an active mile initiative: the children’s and teachers’ voices. Physical Education Matters. Autumn 2019, pp. 37-39.
Clark, H., Royal, P., West, H., Randall, V., Silk, M., Patnaik, A., Shahid, S., Yelling, M., Coleman, N., Wright, C., Kay, S., Bagnall, P., Sigman, A., Adams, S., Albon, D., Murray, A., Murray, P., Hodgson, A., Hill, R., Whewell, E., Palmer, G., Lee, D., Javor, A., Lubrano, M., Salt, K., Lochrie, P., Thomas, J., Jephcott, M., Norman, A., Manners, L., Pearson, J., Murray, J. and Howells, K. 2019. Mental health through movement . London All Party Parliamentary Group.
Dray, K. and Howells, K. 2019. Exploring the use of e-portfolios in higher education coaching programs. International Sport Coaching Journal. 6 (3), pp. 359-365. https://doi.org/https://doi.org/10.1123/iscj.2018-0082
Howells, K. and Sääkslahti, A. 2019. Physical activity recommendations for early childhood: an international analysis of ten different countries’ current national physical activity policies and practices for those under the age of 5. in: Physical Education in Early Childhood Education and Care. Researches - Best Practices - Situation Bratislava Federation Internationale D'Education Physique.
Howells, K., Sääkslahti, A., Jidovtseff, B. and Fjørtoft, I. 2019. The A, B, Cs of physical activity, play and motor learning. Early Years Special Interest Group Symposium within AIESEP (International Association of Physical Education in Higher Education) International Conference Building Bridges for Physical Activity and Sport. New York 19 - 22 Jun 2019
Coppinger, T. and Howells, K. 2019. International comparison of children’s knowledge, barriers and reported fluid intake across the school day. International Journal of Nutrition. 4 (1), pp. 1-9. https://doi.org/10.14302/issn.2379-7835.ijn-19-904
Meehan, C. and Howells, K. 2018. In search of the feeling of ‘belonging’ in Higher Education: undergraduate students transition into Higher Education. Journal of Further and Higher Education. https://doi.org/10.1080/0309877X.2018.1490702
Howells, K., Wellard, I. and Woolf-May, K. 2018. Young children’s physical activity levels in primary (elementary) schools: what impact does physical education lessons have for young children? Early Child Development and Care. https://doi.org/10.1080/03004430.2018.1490899
Howells, K. 2017. Using basic biomechanics to support observation, assessment and progression of learning. CIAPSE2 – Children’s Physical Activity and Sport. University of Jyväskylä, Jyväskylä 26 - 28 Jan 2017
Howells, K. 2018. Chapter 14 - planning physical education in the national curriculum. in: Sewell, K. (ed.) Planning the Primary National Curriculum A complete guide for trainees and teachers,Second Edition (Revised and Updated Edition) London SAGE. pp. 266-280
Meehan, C. and Howells, K. 2017. What really matters to freshers? An evaluation of first year student experience of transition into university. Journal of Further and Higher Education. https://doi.org/10.1080/0309877X.2017.1323194
Howells, K. and Meehan, C. 2017. Walking the talk? Teachers’ and early years’ practitioners’ perceptions and confidence in delivering the UK Physical Activity Guidelines within the curriculum for young children. Early Child Development and Care. https://doi.org/10.1080/03004430.2017.1299146
Howells, K. and Bowen, J. 2016. Physical activity and self-esteem: ‘Jonny’s story’. Education 3-13: International Journal of Primary, Elementary and Early Years Education. https://doi.org/10.1080/03004279.2016.1171572
Howells, K. 2014. The contribution of the primary school setting and physical education lessons to children's physical activity levels. PhD Thesis Canterbury Christ Church University Faculty of Education
Howells, K. and Meehan, C. 2015. Walking the talk? Thinking and acting – teachers' and practitioners' perceptions about physical activity, health and well-being, Do they 'walk the talk'? International Journal of Sport and Exercise Sciences. 2 (5), pp. 125-125.
Howells, K. 2012. Is physical education more than just being physically active? in: Sangster, M. (ed.) Developing Teacher Expertise: Exploring Key Issues in Primary Practice London Bloomsbury Academic. pp. 78-82
Howells, K., Wellard, I. and Woolf-May, K. 2010. Do physical education lessons contribute to children's physical activity levels? in: Enright, E. and Tindall, D. (ed.) A Shared Vision for Physical Education, Physical Activity and Youth Sport. Proceedings of the Fifth Physical Education, Physical Activity and Youth Sport Forum Limerick University of Limerick. pp. 46-53
Howells, K., Wellard, I. and Woolf-May, K. 2009. Do physical education lessons increase physical activity levels of primary aged children? - Preliminary findings. in: MacPhail, A. and Young, A. (ed.) Promoting Physical Education Across Schools and Communities. Proceedings of the Fourth Physical Education, Physical Activity and Youth Sport Forum Limerick University of Limerick. pp. 23-31
Howells, K. 2007. A critical reflection of the opportunities and challenges of integrating the every child Matters (ECM) agenda into teaching physical education (PE). Primary Physical Education Matters. 2 (1), pp. ii-iii.