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The BPS has a Division of Sport and Exercise Psychology (DSEP), for ‘practitioner psychologists who seek to apply psychological knowledge, skills and expertise within the context of sport and exercise’. The ...

Aidan Moran (1956-2020) BA, MA, PhD, FAPS, FPsSI, FBPsS, Reg Psychol., C. Psychol., Full Professor of Cognitive Psychology at University College Dublin (UCD), sadly passed away on March 16th, 2020. A first class honours psychology graduate from UCD at both...

Two years ago, I wrote on the 'Evolving Field of Sport Psychology' for Leaders in Sport: 'One of the biggest personal challenges developing a career in the field was barriers to progression due in part to a lack of inclusivity in sport'. 

Recently senior leaders in...

Andy Murray – Wimbledon Champion, US Open Champion, ATP Finals Tour Champion and Olympic Gold Medallist. The title of his recent documentary, ‘Resurfacing’, is apt given the resurgence in British Tennis hopes he has inspired. But in the main this is the uncertain and...

Here are some of our articles / interviews from 2017-2019…

‘The World Cup demonstrated what changes when people feel differently’
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Many would consider what England Rugby are facing on Saturday as a high-pressure situation. Whilst pressure is very much in the eye of the beholder, the event importance, public scrutiny, requirement for effort, and inherent uncertainty of competition supplies...

Environmental psychologist Dr Ian Walker is to set out on an incredible 4,000-mile bicycle ride from the top to the bottom of continental Europe through 10 countries. Cycling...

Can you tell me about your background and how your sporting interests developed?
I grew up in Chingford, North East London, the same place as David Beckham and Harry Kane. I go back to my primary school, Normanhurst, once a year to talk about sports...

The Football Association made the approach to you – what were you up to when they found you?
I had gone out on my own to build a consultancy, Bluestone Edge. I did that for a number of years, across sport and business, and in time it became more culture...

Update: This collection was originally posted in 2018 as the men's England football team prepared for their first World Cup semi-final in 28 years. We looked back on some of our past material considering the mental side of the game (plus some external links).

After the...