Ross Wadey

Professor, St Mary’s University, London, UK

‘Putting the Puzzle Together’: From Psychological Factors to Stories of Sport Injury

Ross Wadey is a Professor of Sport Psychology at St Mary’s University and a Chartered Psychologist with the British Psychological Society. His research involves working with external stakeholders (e.g., National Health Service, English Institute of Sport, Injured Players’ Foundation) to develop programmes of research that meet their needs. Currently, his research operates at the at the intersections between disciplines (e.g., sport psychology, sports sociology, sports medicine, sports communication) and aims to work with professionals operating across various fields (e.g., sport, military, health, performing arts) to support their craft (i.e., performance, health, well-being) and, where appropriate, to bring about social justice. He sits on the Editorial Board for The Sport Psychologist and Journal of Applied Sport Psychology. In addition to his research activities, Ross is a Trustee to the charity LimbPower that aims to engage amputees and individuals with limb impairments in physical activity to improve quality of life and aid lifelong rehabilitation.

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Saturday ~ 6th Nov ~ DAY 1 Session 3B: The 24 Hour Athlete

‘Putting the Puzzle Together’: From Psychological Factors to Stories of Sport Injury

Associate Professor, St. Marys University, London, UK