Dr Adam Cocks
Lecturer in Sport Health and Exercise Sciences
Heinz Wolff 211
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Adam is a Lecturer in Sport, Health and Exercise Sciences (Psychology). Following the completion of his BSc (Hons) and MSc degrees at the University of Central Lancashire, Adam joined Brunel University London as a PhD student on the Isambard Scholarship Scheme in October 2012. His PhD research focussed on applying theories relating to anxiety and performance to novel dynamic domains. This included investigating how anxiety influences anticipation judgements during sport as well as fall-risk-related behaviours in older adults. After being awarded his PhD, and completing a short term Research Assistant post in the Department of Clinical Sciences at Brunel, he began his current role in November 2017.
Newest selected publications
Ellmers, T., Cocks, A. and Young, W. (2019) 'Evidence of a link between fall-related anxiety and high-risk patterns of visual search in older adults during adaptive locomotion'. Journals of Gerontology, Series A. ISSN: 1079-5006 Open Access Link
Ellmers, T., Cocks, A. and Young, W. (2019) 'Exploring attentional focus of older adult fallers during heightened postural threat'. Psychological Research. pp. 1 - 13. ISSN: 0340-0727 Open Access Link
Ellmers, TJ., Cocks, AJ., Doumas, M., Williams, AM. and Young, W. (2016) 'Gazing into Thin Air: The Dual-Task Costs of Movement Planning and Execution during Adaptive Gait'. PloS ONE, 11 (11). pp. e0166063 - e0166063. ISSN: 1932-6203 Open Access Link
Keune, PM., Cocks, AJ., Young, WR., Burschka, JM., Hansen, S., Hofstadt-van Oy, U., (2015) 'Dynamic walking features and improved walking performance in multiple sclerosis patients treated with fampridine (4-aminopyridine)'. BMC Neurology, 15 (1). pp. 1 - 8. ISSN: 1471-2377 Open Access Linket al.
Cocks, A., Jackson, R., Bishop, D. and Williams, AM. (2015) 'Anxiety, Anticipation, and Contextual Information: A Test of Attentional Control Theory'. Cognition and Emotion, 30 (6). pp. 1037 - 1048. ISSN: 1464-0600 Open Access Link