Sport, Exercise, and Performance Psychology Research Group (SEPP-RG)

Themes

Summary

The Sport, Exercise, and Performance Psychology Research Group (SEPP-RG) conducts world leading research and enterprise activities to enhance the psychological health and performance of individuals, teams, and organisations.

Our aim

SEPP-RG has an international reputation, collaborations with industry (e.g., private and public sector organisations and national governing bodies), and a thriving postgraduate environment.

 

We are interdisciplinary. We work as an interdisciplinary team (e.g., examining psychophysiological responses to stress).

We are collegiate. We work together to enhance individuals’, teams’, and organisations psychological health and performance.

We are applied. We focus on developing theory and the application of individual, team, and organisational interventions (e.g., we develop, co-create, implement, and evaluate leadership development programmes).

We connect. We work with private businesses, the public sector, together with national governing bodies and elite teams in sport.

We are international. We are recognised internationally, and we work with key collaborators (e.g., at KU Leuven and University of Queensland).

Centre leader

Matthew Slater

Associate Professor

Matthew is a senior lecturer (FHEA), researcher, published author, and chartered psychologist (CPsychol). He specialises in the psychology of leadership and team functioning.

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Researchers within Sport, Exercise, and Performance Psychology Research Group (SEPP-RG)

Karla Drew

Lecturer

Jamie Gillman

Lecturer

Jamie's research is broadly focussed on the areas of social identity and stress. He is particularly interested in the psychophysiological reactions to a pressured situation (e.g. sporting performance, exams, presentations, interviews) and how we…

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Dr Stephanie Romano-Smith

Lecturer

I am the course leader of Distance learning Sport and Exercise Psychology BSc (Hons) degree programme. I also have teaching responsibilities across undergraduate and postgraduate awards in the area of sport and exercise psychology.

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Anthony Miller

Lecturer

I am a course tutor across distance learning and face to face Sport and Exercise degree programmes. I have teaching and supervisory responsibilities across undergraduate and postgraduate awards.

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