Dr Martin Eubank
Acting Co-Director of School (Academic Programme Provision) and Principal Lecturer in Sport Psychology
Dr. Martin Eubank is a Principal Lecturer in Sport Psychology and teaches on the school's Applied Sport Psychology undergraduate degree and M.Sc. Sport Psychology programme. He is also the school's Academic Manager and is responsible for the quality assurance and enhancement of the school's curriculum. Martin is a Chartered Psychologist with the British Psychological Society (BPS), a full member of the Division of Sport and Exercise Psychology (DSEP) and a Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) Registered Sport Psychologist. Martin has a lead role in the national development of UK professional training routes in Sport Psychology, and is currently Chief Supervisor of the HPC approved BPS Stage 2 Qualification in Sport and Exercise Psychology (QSEP).
Martin undertakes research in the domain of Applied Sport Psychology and specializes in both quantitative and qualitative research approaches. Martin’s work has stimulated numerous research related outputs that have made a significant impact on the professional training and education of Sport Psychologists in the UK. Martin has produced related publications in peer review journals (e.g., Sport and Exercise Psychology Review – SEPR), communicated invited national and international conference presentations (e.g. FEPSAC 2011) and delivered QSEP supervisor / candidate training workshops to the national and international Sport Psychology community. Martin also has a specific interest in the topic of competitive stress and anxiety, and as a member of the school’s Psychology and Development Research group is involved in exploring the integration of this with the concepts of transition and identity in sport. Martin is currently supervising a number of PhD students within these research areas, and has been a PhD examiner of research carried out on these topics.
- Professional Training and Education of Applied Sport Psychologists.
- Exploring the Personal Qualities of Effective Sport Psychology Practitioners.
- Stress, Anxiety, Identity and Transition in Sport.