Dr Andrew Evans

Lecturer in Sport and Exercise Psychology

Office Times

 

"Please contact me via email for an appointment

Biography

Andrew is a Lecturer in Sport and Exercise Psychology and joined the University of Salford in April 2015. Previously, Andrew worked as a Lecturer in Sport and Exercise Psychology at Nottingham Trent University for 2 years. Andrew also worked as a Lecturer in Sport and Exercise Psychology (part-time) at Staffordshire University between 2009 and 2013 whilst completing his PhD studies. Andrew’s PhD was completed in the area of social identities. Andrew is a published researcher and remains research active. Andrew is a BASES accredited Sport and Exercise Scientist (psychology), Chartered Scientist, and Fellow of the Higher Education Academy. Andrew has 7 years of consultancy experience working with a range of athletes in sports including ice skating, cricket, and football. Andrew has contributed to a range of media outputs including BBC Radio Nottingham. Andrew’s views on an incident within the 2014 World Cup were published in a number of national and international outlets including Reuters, The Guardian, and The Independent. Click here to read more: http://www.dailystar.co.uk/sport/football/385919/Liverpool-striker-Luis-Suarez-s-punishment-will-NOT-act-as-a-deterrent-Dr-Andrew-Evans

Teaching

 

Year 1 Manager for Sports Science

Level 4 – Personal Tutor

Level 4 – Introduction to Sport Psychology

Level 5 – Personal Tutor

Level 5 – Practical Applications of Sport Psychology

Level 5 – Advanced Topics in Sport Psychology

Level 6 – Applied Human Performance

Level 6 – Dissertation Supervisor

Research Interests

 

Personal-Disclosure Mutual-Sharing (PDMS)

Social identities

Social identity leadership

Rational Emotive Behaviour Therapy (REBT)

The application of applied techniques for psychology and performance

Qualifications and Memberships

 

BASES Accredited Sport and Exercise Scientist (psychology).

Chartered Scientist.

Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.

PhD in the area of social identities.

Postgraduate Certificate in Higher and Professional Education (Distinction).

Postgraduate Certificate in Research Methods.

MSc Sport and Exercise Science.

BSc (Hons) Sport Science.

Publications

 

Barker, J. B., Evans, A. L., Coffee, P., Slater, M. J., McCarthy, P. J. (2014). Consulting on tour: A dual-phase personal-disclosure mutual-sharing intervention and group functioning in elite youth cricket. The Sport Psychologist, 28(2), 186-197. Doi: 10.1123/tsp.2013-0042

Evans, A. L., Slater, M. J., Coffee, P., & Barker, J. B. (2016). Pulling the group together: The role of social identity approach. In R. Thelwell. C. J. Harwood & I. Greenlees (Eds.), The psychology of coaching: A contemporary review. London: Routledge.

Evans, A. L., & Slater, M. J. (2014). Getting down with the kids: Doing sport psychology with gifted and talented youth athletes. Sport & Exercise Psychology Review, 10(3), 58-67.

Evans, A. L. (2013). Hindsight is a wonderful thing! A reflection on PhD field research. Sport & Exercise Psychology Review, 9(2), 98-102.

Evans, A. L., Slater, M. J., Turner, M. J., & Barker, J. B. (2013). Using personal-disclosure mutual-sharing to enhance group functioning in a professional soccer academy. The Sport Psychologist, 27(3), 233-243.

Slater, M. J., Evans, A. L., & Turner, M. L. (2016). A social identity perspective on change management in the workplace. Journal of Change Management.

Slater, M. J., Coffee, P., Barker, J. B., & Evans, A. L. (2014). Promoting shared meanings in group memberships: A social identity approach to leadership in sport. Reflective Practice: International and Multidisciplinary Perspectives, 15(5), 672-685. Doi: 10.1080/14623943.2014.944126

Slater, M. J., Evans, A. L., & Barker, J. B. (2013). Using social identities to motivate athletes towards peak performance at the London 2012 Olympic Games: Reflecting for Rio 2016. Reflective Practice: International and Multidisciplinary Perspectives [Special Issue: Learning from London – Reflecting for Rio: Creating a legacy for coaching and achieving high performance], 14(5), 672-679. Doi: 10.1080/14623943.2013.835725