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Dr Jennifer Cumming

Dr Jennifer Cumming

Senior Lecturer of Sport and Exercise Psychology

Dr Jennifer Cumming is an expert in the imagery and observational learning use of athletes, exercisers, and dancers.

Professor Joan Duda

Professor Joan Duda

Professor of Sport and Exercise Psychology

60 second video iconProfessor Duda is internationally known for her expertise on motivational processes and determinants of adherence and optimal functioning in sport, exercise, and dance. She is an experienced mental skills consultant, working with athletes, coaches/instructors, and other performers at all levels. Joan is Director of a large multi-national EC-funded project which aims to promote quality ...

Dr Frank Eves

Dr Frank Eves

Reader in Lifestyle Physical Activity

Dr Maria Kavussanu

Dr Maria Kavussanu

Senior Lecturer in Sport and Exercise Psychology

Dr Maria Kavussanu is an expert on morality in sport. She has published extensively in this area and received funding for her research from the ESRC, The Nuffield Foundation, and the World Anti-Doping Agency. She is member of the ESRC Peer Review College, Associate Editor of the Journal of Applied Sport Psychology, and serves on the Editorial Board of three other journals. She is currently ...

Professor Nikos Ntoumanis

Professor Nikos Ntoumanis

Professor of Exercise and Sport Psychology

60 second video iconProfessor Nikos Ntoumanis (pronounced "Doumanis") is interested in personal and contextual factors that optimise motivation and promote performance, psychological well-being and health-conducive behaviours in various physical activity settings (exercise, sport, physical education). His work is supported by funding from national and international research councils and charities (e.g., ...

Dr Cecilie Th√łgersen-Ntoumani

Dr Cecilie Th√łgersen-Ntoumani

Senior Lecturer in Psychology of Physical Activity & Health

Research in 60 seconds video iconDr Cecilie Thøgersen-Ntoumani examines factors related to physical activity, well-being and performance in the workplace, motivational predictors of exercise adoption and adherence, mechanisms of well-being change through physical activity, and the role of self-presentation to adaptive and maladaptive health behaviours across the lifespan.