Dr Andrew Evans
Lecturer in Sport and Exercise Psychology
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
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
Personal-Disclosure Mutual-Sharing (PDMS)
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).
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.
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