I am a Senior Lecturer in Sport, Health and Exercise Sciences (Sport Psychology) in the Division of Sport, Health and Exercise Sciences, Department 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
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
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
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
Mullen, R., Jones, ES., Oliver, S. and Hardy, L. (2016) 'Anxiety and motor performance: More evidence for the effectiveness of holistic process goals as a solution to the process goal paradox'. Psychology of Sport and Exercise, 27. pp. 142 - 149. ISSN: 1469-0292
Mullen, R., Faull, A., Jones, ES. and Kingston, K. (2015) 'Evidence for the effectiveness of holistic process goals for learning and performance under pressure'. Psychology of Sport and Exercise, 17. pp. 40 - 44. ISSN: 1469-0292