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Biography

Having joined the School in September 2000, Richard became Head of School in August 2009 and was awarded a Personal Chair in Applied Sport Psychology in June, 2017. Richard is a Registered Practitioner Psychologist with the Health and Care Professions Council, and a Chartered Psychologist of the British Psychological Society. Further to this, he was awarded a British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences Fellowship in recognition of his contribution to sport and exercise science in the UK.

In addition to his Education and Research activities, Richard has a wealth of practitioner experience across a range of professional sporting organisations and governing bodies and has, and continues to serve, on varying national/international professional body committees.

Research Interests

Having spent several years examining the benefit of psychological skills training for sports performance, more recent work has focused within the area of coach psychology (stress, emotion, coping and performance), psychological skills and behaviour change, and practitioner development. Richard also has a vested research interest in professional practice factors in applied sport psychology (which is reinforced by his applied activities and leadership of the BASES HCPC approved Sport and Exercise Psychology Accreditation Route) and is able to evidence a substantial income record for consultancy. 

In addition to having an extensive peer-review publication record (including edited texts) he currently serves as the Editor-in-Chief for Case Studies in Sport and Exercise Psychology (having previously been an Associate Editor), and is on the Editorial Board for the International Review of Sport and Exercise Psychology. He has also previously been an Editorial Board member for the International Journal of Sport Psychology.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 12 - Responsible Consumption and Production
  • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions

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