Mrs. AAL Madhushani

Senior Lecturer

Applied Sciences

Email :

Mobile :0767797558

Office : 0453609846


  • Education and High Education

    1. Master of Olympic Studies, German Sport University, (2015 -2017)
    2. B.A. (Special) Sport and Recreation Management Degree with 1st Class honours, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka, (2011)
    3. International Sport Management Course , NIFISA, Kanoya, Japan, 2016
    4. Olympic Games - Media and Commercialization, Postgraduates Seminar,  University of Barcelona, Spain - 2016
    5. Olympic Athletes & Elite Athletes Transition Postgraduates Session, International Olympic Academy, Olympia, Greece - 2015
    6. Counselling for Student Counsellors Course, SLF Psychology & Counselling Unit in Sri Lanka - 2014
    7. National Olympic Academy Sessions - 2010
    8. Sport Administration Course coordinating by International Olympic Committee - 2008


    Sports (Volleyball - International and National Level)

          1. 13th Asian Games - Volleyball Championship in Thailand ( Represented) - 2006

          2. National Volleyball Championship (Silver Medal) - 2002 and 2003

          3. Sri Lanka Junior National Volleyball Championship (Gold Medal) - 2003, and 2005 

          4. Sri Lanka Junior National Volleyball Championship (Best Player 2004, Best Attacker - 2005)

          5. Sri Lanka University Colors / SLUSA - 2011 (Best Performance of Womens Volleyball)

          6. University Colors for Best performer of Girls Volleyball (2007, 2008, 2009 & 2010)

          7. Womens Volleyball Coach (University of Kelaniya - 2011, Sabaragamuwa University of SL - 2014  & 2015)



  • Excellence, Influence and Recognition was my motto and I worked towards achieving most of the tasks at my best. I managed the diverse nature of challenges through using ‘SPORT’. I was born on the 16th of January, 1988. I have completed my Bachelor Degree in Sport & Recreation Management from the University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka in 2011. I obtained my Master Degree in Olympic Studies at German Sport University, Cologne.  I received the award International Olympic Solidarity Scholarship (in 2015). 

    I have more than Eight years of experience as an academic at the University of Kelaniya and Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka Since February 2011. I was a National Volleyball player since 2000 - 2005 and Represented Sri Lanka in Asian Volleyball championship.

    I have involved in different extra curriculum activities apart from academic. I am working as a key coordinator of the National Olympic Committee as a voluntary service regarding conduct national and international sports events and organize sport education programmes. Also, I have gained several foreign exposure and experience as a Player, Academic and Researcher in different countries such as Germany, Spain, Italy, Greece, Japan, India and Thailand. Also, I have worked with different leading Universities and Institutes such as German Sport University, Autonomous University of Barcelona, International Olympic Academy of Athens, Loughborough University of UK, Verona University of Italy, Paris SUD University of France, Johannesburg University of SA and NIFIS Sports academy of Japan.


    Membership of Professional Bodies/Associations

    1. Key coordinator of National Olympic Committee, Sri Lanka
    2. Member of Olympic Study Center, German Sport University.
    3. Editorial board member, Olimpianos, Journal of Olympic Studies 

    Research Interests

    1. Olympic Studies 
    2. Sport Marketing 
    3. Sport Organizations and Governance
    4. Sport integrity and curruption

     Awards and Research Grants

           1.  Asia Awards - Asia's Young Sport Academic Award - 2020

           2.  International Olympic Committe, Olympic Solidarity Grant, 2015

           3.  University Grant Commission (NCAS grant), 2015

    Current Research Projects

    1. Grass-root Sport development in Sri Lanka
    2. The Impact of Brand Loyalty on Customer Purchase Intention of Sport products
    3. Practices of Olympic Values of Multi-lvel athletes in Sri Lanka 

    Recent Publications

  • Research papers (Peer Reviewed Journal)

    1. KKST Perera, AAL Madushani, DSL Perera, Challenges of 10m Air Gun Shooting among elite junior level athletes in Sri Lanka: current priorities and future interventions, Asian Exercise and Sport Science Journal 5 (2), 1-13

    2. RMMI Rathnayake, AAL Madushani & KRDC Rathnamudali, Factors influencing the motivation of national level volleyball coaches in Sri Lanka, Asian Exercise and Sport Science Journal, Vol 5,1, p 46-54,, Jan 2021

    3. KC de Silva, AAL Madhushani & SDS Jayalath, The Impact of Brand Loyalty on Customer Purchase Intention: An Empirical Study on Basketball Shoe Brands of Adidas, Nike and Puma in Asian countries, Journal of Physical Education and Sports Management 7 (2), p17-25, DOI: 10.15640/jpesm.v7n2a3 Dec 2020

    4. A A L Madhushani & Cora Burnet, Let me win… but if I cannot win, let me be courageous in the attempt’: challenges of Paralympic athletes in Sri Lanka, Olimpianos – Journal of Olympic Studies – v. 4 (2020) ISSN-e 2526-6314 , DOI: 10.30937/2526-6314.v4.id100, June, 2020

    5. A A L Madhushani, Challenges in Integrity of Sport: Current Practices and Preventive Approaches of Sport Corruption in Sri Lanka, Physical Culture and Sport. Studies and Research Journal, 2019, 84, 21-26 DOI: 10.2478/pcssr-2019-0023

    6. K M S M Rathnayaka & A A L Madhushani. Impact of Human Factors on Sport Performance across difference Development Stages of Olympic Athletes in Sri Lanka, IOSR journal of Sports and Physical Education (IOSR JSPE), e-ISSN: 2347-6737, p-ISSN: 2347-6745, Volume 6, Issue 5, (Sep. –Oct. 2019), PP 28-32,

    7. S D S Jayalath & A A L Madhushani. The Relationship between Service Quality of Sport Event and Customer Satisfaction A Study of President's Gold Cup Volleyball Tournament -2017, International Journal of Scientific and Research Publications, Volume 9, Issue 9, September 2019, ISSN 2250-3153, DOI: 10.29322/IJSRP.9.09.2019.p9397


    International level Research Conferences

    1. A A L Madhushani, Challenges of Good Governance Practices in National Sport Federations of Sri Lanka: Current Priorities and Future Interventions, International Conference of Strategic Research on Scientific Studies and Education, Rome, Italy, June 2019

    2. K M S M Rathnayaka, A A L Madhushani. Impact of Human Factors on Sport Performance, 12th International Research Conference, General Sir John Kotelawala Defence University, Colombo, September, 2019.
    3. KMSM Rathnayaka & AAL Madhushani, Parental impacts of sport performance across career stages of Olympic athletes, International Physical Education Conference (IPEIC 2019), Thailand, May-2019

    4. S D S Jayalath & A A L Madhushani, The relationship between quality of sport event and customer satisfaction, South Asia Conference on Multidisciplinary Research SAMR'18, The International Research & Development Institution, Colombo, August - 2018

    5. A A L Madhushani, “Let’s preserve the spirit of sport”: Preventive approaches of using performance enhancing drugs among national level athletes in Sri Lanka, EISIC-Verona Conference" Excellence in Services",  University of Verona, Italy,  2017


    Book publications

    1. Factors Affecting Sport Participation of Undergraduates, ISBN: 978-3-659-80056-6 Lambert academic publishing, Saarbrücken, Germany. November 2015.