Examining the impact of physical appearance on impressions of coaching football teams

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Coverage of Dr Thelwell's research on the physical characteristics of a teams' coach and how that can impact on the athletes and non-athletes

Period8 Feb 2016

Media contributions


Media contributions

  • TitleMichael Valkanis dressed for success after Melbourne City coaching debut
    Media name/outletThe Guardian
    Media typeWeb
    Country/TerritoryUnited Kingdom
    DescriptionThe caretaker boss ditched his tracksuit as he took his bow in charge of City against Western Sydney – and the symbolism was impossible to ignore
    The article refers to Dr Thelwell's published paper in the International Journal of Sport Psychology in 2010 investigating the competing merits of the two sartorial approaches on football teams
    Producer/AuthorJonathan Howcroft
    PersonsRichard Thelwell