Dr Eleri Jones
Lecturer in Sport & Exercise Science
- Fellow Professional (Higher Education Academy)
- Accredited Sport and Exercise Scientist (Sport Psychology support) Professional (British Association of Sport and Exercise Science )
- Sport Psychology PhD (University of South Wales)
- Applied Sport and Exercise Psychology MSc
- Sport and Exercise Science (Psychology) BSc (School of Sport and Exercise Sciences, Liverpool John Moores University)
Following and undergraduate degree in Sport and Exercise Science (BSc, Liverpool John Moores), and a Masters in Applied Sport and Exercise Psychology (MSc, Bangor University), Eleri completed her PhD in 2013 under the supervsion of Professor Richard Mullen (Glamorgan University). Whilst studying for her PhD, Eleri also worked as Lecturer in Sport Psychology and Sport Coaching at Glamorgan University (2008-2014). Eleri was appointed as a Coleg Cymraeg Cenedlethol lecturer at the School of Sport, Health and Exercise Science, Bangor University in 2014.
Eleri teaches on a number of bilingual modules accross various degree programmes, including:
- Psychomotor Behaviour (Year 1)
- Portfolio and Academic Skills (Year 1)
- Research skills and methods (Year 1 and 2)
- Applied Sport Psychology (Year 2)
- Stress and Performance (Year 3)
- Research in Psychological Skills (Year 3)
- Supervised Experience (MSc)
Eleri is also module leader for Applied Sport Psychology (Yeaar 2). Eleri also supervises students on the project proposal (Year 2), Research Project (Year 3 and MSc), Dissertation (Year 3 and MSc) and Supervised Experience (MSc).
PhD Supervision - Jessica Mullan (2018 - present); Charlotte Hillyard (2017 - present; joint supervision with University of South Wales).
I am willing to supervise a PhD
My general research focuses on performance anxiety and understanding aspects of how individuals can succeed in sporting competitive environments. I also have research interests in coaching psychology, psychophysiological responses to stress, interceptive awareness, disability sport and bilingualism in sport.
- Creating up to date models and measurement of performance anxiety.
- Coach anxiety and its relationship with athlete performance and the coach- athlete relationship
- The impact of training load on perception of physiological sensations, behaviour and well-being in rugby union players
- The use of psychological skills in disability sport
- Understanding the importance of language in sport science and coaching
- Development and validation of the Wheelchair Imagery Ability Questionnaire (WIAQ) for use in wheelchair sportsFaull, A & Jones, E 2018, 'Development and validation of the Wheelchair Imagery Ability Questionnaire (WIAQ) for use in wheelchair sports' Psychology of Sport and Exercise, vol. 37, pp. 196-204. DOI: 10.1016/j.psychsport.2017.11.015
- Interpreting measures of fundamental movement skills and their relationship with health-related physical activity and self-conceptJarvis, S, Williams, M, Rainer, P, Jones, E, Saunders, J & Mullen, R 2018, 'Interpreting measures of fundamental movement skills and their relationship with health-related physical activity and self-concept' Measurement in Physical Education and Exercise Science, vol. 22, no. 1, pp. 88-100. DOI: 10.1080/1091367X.2017.1391816
- Anxiety and motor performance: More evidence for the effectiveness of holistic process goals as a solution to the process goal paradoxMullen, R, Jones, E, Oliver, S & 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, vol. 27, no. November 2016, 27, pp. 142. DOI: 10.1016/j.psychsport.2016.08.009
- Evidence for the effectiveness of holistic process goals for learning and performance under pressureMullen, R, Faull, A, Jones, ES & Kingston, K 2014, 'Evidence for the effectiveness of holistic process goals for learning and performance under pressure' Psychology of Sport and Exercise, vol. 17, pp. 40-44. DOI: 10.1016/j.psychsport.2014.11.003