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Dr Rich Mullen
Senior Lecturer in Sport, Health and Exercise Sciences

Heinz Wolf 206


I am a Senior Lecturer in Sport, Health and Exercise Sciences (Sport Psychology) in the Division of Sport, Health and Exercise SciencesDepartment of Life Sciences. I am a Chartered Psychologist with, and Associate Fellow of, the British Psychological Society and registered to practice as a sport psychologist with the HCPC.


PhD State anxiety, conscious processing and motor performance. Bangor University 2001. Supervised by Professor Lew Hardy.

MSc Sports Science. Loughborough University 1992.

PGCE Cardiff Metropolitan University 1991.

BA (Hons) Human Movement Studies. Cardiff Metropolitan University 1990.

Newest selected publications

Mullen, R. and Jones, ES. (2021) 'Network analysis of competitive state anxiety'. Frontiers in Psychology, 11. pp. 1 - 11. ISSN: 1664-1078 Open Access Link

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Fisher, H., Gittoes, M., Evans, L., Bitchell, L., Mullen, R. and Scutari, M. (2020) 'An interdisciplinary examination of stress and injury occurrence in athletes'. Frontiers in Sports and Active Living: Injury Prevention and Rehabilitation, 2. pp. 595619. ISSN: 2624-9367 Open Access Link

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Moore, IS., Phillips, DJ., Ashford, KJ., Mullen, R., Goom, T. and Gittoes, MRJ. (2019) 'An interdisciplinary examination of attentional focus strategies used during running gait retraining'. Scandinavian Journal of Medicine & Science in Sports, 29 (10). pp. 1572 - 1582. ISSN: 0905-7188 Open Access Link

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Jones, ES., Mullen, R. and Hardy, L. (2018) 'Measurement and validation of a three factor hierarchical model of competitive anxiety'. Psychology of Sport and Exercise, 43. pp. 34 - 44. ISSN: 1469-0292 Open Access Link

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Jarvis, S., Williams, M., Rainer, P., Jones, ES., Saunders, J. and Mullen, R. (2017) 'Interpreting measures of fundamental movement skills and their relationship with health-related physical activity and self-concept'. Measurement in Physical Education and Exercise Science, 22 (1). pp. 88 - 100. ISSN: 1091-367X Open Access Link

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