Specializing in sport and exercise psychology, Richard arrived at UC having spent six years lecturing at the University of Lincoln (UK). He completed his MSc and PhD at Loughborough University (UK), and before that, a degree in Psychology at the University of Bristol. Richard is a qualified and registered psychologist (AHPRA in Australia and HCPC in the UK), working with athletes across the full range of levels (from beginners to world champions), and in sports ranging through athletics to yachting.
With a strong focus on applied sport science support, Richard is the Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Applied Case Studies in Sport and Exercise. Richard’s research areas focus on: motivation towards participation in sport and exercise; the promotion of physical activity and healthy lifestyles (http://t.co/Mhk5IuOqKQ and https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8vgYsaRbxcM); and the consulting practices of applied sport and exercise psychologists.