Dr. Andrew Evans

School of Health and Society

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Current positions

Lecturer in Sport Psychology

Biography

Andrew is a Lecturer in Sport Psychology who leads the delivery of several sport psychology modules across sports-related undergraduate degree programmes. Andrew is also the Programme Leader for the BSc (Hons) Sports Science degree programme. Andrew is a Year manager, a Personal Tutor, a Dissertation Supervisor and a PhD supervisor.

As an active and published researcher, Andrews research spans topic areas including social identities, leadership, rational and irrational beliefs and Personal-Disclosure Mutual-Sharing (PDMS). Andrew is a BASES Accredited Sport and Exercise Scientist (Psychology) and Chartered Scientist who provides sport psychology support to the Great Britain (GB) Paralympic Boccia team. Andrew also provides sport psychology support to athletes across a range of sports including football and swimming. Andrew engages with the media to discuss and debate sport psychology topics. For example, Andrew has appeared on BBC Radio Manchester, ITV Granada News and in media outlets such as The Express and The Conversation.

Areas of research

Social Identities, Leadership, Irrational and Rational Beliefs, Personal-Disclosure Mutual-Sharing (PDMS)

Teaching

  • Year 1 Introduction to Sport Psychology
  • Year 2 Practical Applications of Sport Psychology
  • Year 3 Advanced Sport Psychology Practice

Research Interests

  • Social identities
  • Leadership
  • Rational and irrational beliefs
  • Personal-Disclosure Mutual-Sharing (PDMS)

Qualifications and Memberships

Qualifications

  • PhD in Sport and Social Psychology
  • MSc Sport and Exercise Science
  • BSc (Hons) Sports Science
  • Postgraduate Certificate in Higher and Professional Education
  • Postgraduate Certificate in Research Methods
  • BASES Accreditation as a Sport and Exercise Scientist (Psychology)
  • Chartered Scientist (CSci)

Memberships

  • BASES Professional Member
  • Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA)