Performance Psychology Conference at Staffordshire University (26th October 2016)

Staffordshire University is hosting an exciting Performance Psychology Conference in October 2016.

The Sport and Performance Psychology Team at Staffordshire have brought together world-leading expert practitioners who will speak on their use of evidence-based approaches to sport, exercise, and performance psychology.  The conference will take place on Wednesday 26th October and is approved by the British Psychological Society.

The format of the day includes interactive workshops, keynote speakers, and an opportunity for delegates to present their own applied/research work.

Keynote speakers include:

  • Prof. Chris Shambrook, the Director of PlanetK2 and has been the Psychology Consultant to British Rowing since 1997,
  • Andy McCann, the Director of DNA Definitive.

Conference attendees will also be involved in interactive workshops with world-leading sport and performance psychology academics and consultants including Dr. Chris Harwood, Dr. Andrew Evans, Helen O’Connor, Roy White, facilitating in collaboration with the team at Staffordshire University.

The conference is suitable for practitioners at all levels, from trainees to experienced psychologists, and it’s evidence-based focus means the conference will also be of interest to researchers.

For further information, the conference programme, and how to register, please visit:

The Sport and Performance Psychology Team: Dr Jamie Barker, Dr Martin Turner, Dr Matt Slater, & Andrew Wood.

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The School of Psychology, Sport and Exercise at Staffordshire University is a leading School in the UK for Psychology degrees and is situated in the heart of England.  We produce internationally recognized research which is driving knowledge in this area forward and we work with a variety of healthcare providers, charities, international sports teams and private sector organisations.

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