PERFORMANCE, STRESS & RECOVERY
for LIFE, EXERCISE & SPORT
The Inner Athletics Research Lab explores topics related to the psychology of performance and wellbeing, and how to coach people on these.
Research methods include qualitative approaches such as Interpretative Phenomenological Analysis (IPA), quantitative- and qualitative-based questionnaires and literature reviews.
The areas of research are relevant to Positive Psychology and Exercise & Sport Psychology, as well as the professional fields of exercise (fitness), movement (e.g. dance, yoga), martial arts, sport, management, leadership, and coaching.
Areas of research include:
Optimism & Attributional Styles
Cognitive Functioning for Performance
Positive & Negative Emotions and States
Self-Defence & Martial Arts Training for Women
Embodiment & Mastery in the Martial Arts