Our group undertakes research in a number of areas linked to the psychophysiological enhancement of health, exercise, and sport performance in young people. A central theme of our work is to establish the interaction between psychological states and physiological function, particularly within the realm of exercise adherence, maintenance, and enhancement.
Increasing our understanding of the experiences of young people in sport and the physical education (PE) environment allows us to plan, construct, and deliver more relevant, inclusive, and meaningful sport and physical education. This can be used to inform policy and practice to improve the quality of provision and increase the potential for PE and sport to positively impact on children throughout their life.
Research examining the importance of mental toughness across a broad range of contexts including sport, exercise, health and education.
Exploring interdisciplinary research into a range of embodiment and identity issues in health, sport, and physical activity social contexts.
A multidisciplinary research group which seeks to examine the sport and physical education experiences of young people.
The Biofeedback In Sport Research Group aims to apply and understand biofeedback in order to enhance the sporting performance of humans.