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Positive psychology: A movement to reintegrate career counselling within counselling psychology (2015)
Journal Article
Robertson, P. (2015). Positive psychology: A movement to reintegrate career counselling within counselling psychology. Counselling psychology review / the British Psychological Society, 30(3), 26-35

Content & Focus: In the UK career counselling has tended to evolve separately from the counselling psychology profession. Elsewhere, notably in North America, counselling psychology does embrace career issues. This paper explores the contested bounda... Read More about Positive psychology: A movement to reintegrate career counselling within counselling psychology.

Talent development environments (2011)
Book Chapter
Martindale, R., & Mortimer, P. (2011). Talent development environments. In Performance Psychology (65-84). Elsevier. https://doi.org/10.1016/b978-0-443-06734-1.00005-5

This chapter presents the theory and practice of the management/leadership/education balance which characterises effective Talent Development Environments (TDEs). It locks to the preceding chapters, and to later chapters on skill acquisition. Also it... Read More about Talent development environments.

Sport science relevance and application: Perceptions of UK coaches (2012)
Journal Article
Martindale, R., & Nash, C. (2013). Sport science relevance and application: Perceptions of UK coaches. Journal of Sports Sciences, 31(8), 807-819. https://doi.org/10.1080/02640414.2012.754924

While sport science can have significant and positive impact on coaches and athletes, there is still a general consensus that the transfer of sport science knowledge to coaching is poor. Given this apparent dilemma, this study investigated the percep... Read More about Sport science relevance and application: Perceptions of UK coaches.

Identifying talented track and field athletes: The impact of relative age effect on selection to the Spanish National Athletics Federation training camps (2016)
Journal Article
Brazo-Sayavera, J., Martínez-Valencia, M. A., Müller, L., Andronikos, G., & Martindale, R. J. J. (2016). Identifying talented track and field athletes: The impact of relative age effect on selection to the Spanish National Athletics Federation training

This study examined the impact of relative age effect (RAE) on selection to the Spanish National Athletics Federation (RFEA) training camps (TC) between 2006 and 2013. Overall, 1,334 selected athletes at U15 years (cadet) and U17 years (juvenile) wer... Read More about Identifying talented track and field athletes: The impact of relative age effect on selection to the Spanish National Athletics Federation training camps.

Examining the ecological validity of the Talent Development Environment Questionnaire (2012)
Journal Article
Martindale, R. J., Collins, D., Douglas, C., & Whike, A. (2013). Examining the ecological validity of the Talent Development Environment Questionnaire. Journal of Sports Sciences, 31(1), 41-47. https://doi.org/10.1080/02640414.2012.718443

It is clear that high class expertise and effective practice exists within many talent development environments across the world. However, there is also a general consensus that widespread evidence-based policy and practice is lacking. As such, it is... Read More about Examining the ecological validity of the Talent Development Environment Questionnaire.

Parameterising expertise in coaching: Past, present and future (2012)
Journal Article
Nash, C., Martindale, R., Collins, D., & Martindale, A. (2012). Parameterising expertise in coaching: Past, present and future. Journal of Sports Sciences, 30(10), 985-994. https://doi.org/10.1080/02640414.2012.682079

Research into expertise is increasing across a number of domains pertinent to sport. Whilst this increase is particularly apparent in coaching, a key question is how to identify an expert coach? Accordingly, this paper draws upon existing studies int... Read More about Parameterising expertise in coaching: Past, present and future.

Relative age effect: implications for effective practice (2015)
Journal Article
Andronikos, G., Elumaro, A. I., Westbury, T., & Martindale, R. J. J. (2016). Relative age effect: implications for effective practice. Journal of Sports Sciences, 34(12), 1124-1131. https://doi.org/10.1080/02640414.2015.1093647

Physical and psychological differences related to birthdate amongst athletes of the same selection year have been characterised as the “relative age effects” (RAEs). RAEs have been identified in a variety of sports, both at youth and adult level, and... Read More about Relative age effect: implications for effective practice.

Exploring contributions of project-based learning to health and wellbeing in secondary education (2015)
Journal Article
Allison, P., Gray, S., Sproule, J., Nash, C., Martindale, R., & Wang, J. (2015). Exploring contributions of project-based learning to health and wellbeing in secondary education. Improving Schools, 18(3), 207-220. https://doi.org/10.1177/1365480215599298

Regardless of the aims and purposes of education, recent trends in pedagogy suggest an increasing popularity of project-based learning (PBL) and a focus on interdisciplinary approaches to learning, however ill-defined they may be. Connections between... Read More about Exploring contributions of project-based learning to health and wellbeing in secondary education.

Psychological Skills Training (2012)
Book Chapter
Martindale, A., & Martindale, R. (2012). Psychological Skills Training. In J. Sproule (Ed.), IB Course Companion: Sports, Exercise and Health Science (264-277). Oxford University Press

No abstract available.

Relationships between talent development environments and mental toughness: The role of basic psychological need satisfaction (2019)
Journal Article
Li, C., Martindale, R., & Sun, Y. (2019). Relationships between talent development environments and mental toughness: The role of basic psychological need satisfaction. Journal of Sports Sciences, 37(18), 2057-2065. https://doi.org/10.1080/02640414.2019.1

Although the talent development environment and mental toughness are critical for athletes to realise their athletic potential, there is a dearth of literature on whether the talent development environment can enhance mental toughness among those ath... Read More about Relationships between talent development environments and mental toughness: The role of basic psychological need satisfaction.

Text Messaging Interventions for Improvement in Physical Activity and Sedentary Behavior in Youth: Systematic Review (2018)
Journal Article
Ludwig, K., Arthur, R., Sculthorpe, N., Fountain, H., & Buchan, D. S. (2018). Text Messaging Interventions for Improvement in Physical Activity and Sedentary Behavior in Youth: Systematic Review. JMIR mHealth and uHealth, 6(9), Article e10799. https://doi

BACKGROUND: The use of text messages (short message service, SMS) to change physical activity and sedentary behavior in youth is of interest due to the need for novel, more effective intervention approaches. Previous reviews have examined a variety... Read More about Text Messaging Interventions for Improvement in Physical Activity and Sedentary Behavior in Youth: Systematic Review.

A qualitative exploration of the South African cricket development environment (2017)
Thesis
English, C. V. A qualitative exploration of the South African cricket development environment. (Thesis). Edinburgh Napier University. http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/Output/978840

It may be argued that there are fewer sporting environments where politics and sport are so intertwined, however having undergone significant socio-political changes and development, South Africa (SA) remains a strong sporting nation with a rich and... Read More about A qualitative exploration of the South African cricket development environment.

An Investigation into the nature of psychological resilience in junior athletes (2017)
Thesis
Fountain, H. E. An Investigation into the nature of psychological resilience in junior athletes. (Thesis). Edinburgh Napier University. http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/Output/979005

Psychological resilience has been described as a multidimensional, context specific concept, and has been defined in numerous ways that attempt to encapsulate the process by which individuals positively adapt following stress or significant adversity... Read More about An Investigation into the nature of psychological resilience in junior athletes.

Group guidance – is it time to flock together? (2017)
Journal Article
Meldrum, S. (2017). Group guidance – is it time to flock together?. Journal of the National Institute for Career Education and Counselling, 38(1), 36-43. https://doi.org/10.20856/jnicec.3806

This article calls for delivery models which encourage the collective career learning of groups to be brought to the centre stage of career guidance practice. It challenges the long term focus of the sector on the one-to-one guidance interview and co... Read More about Group guidance – is it time to flock together?.

The Assessment of Isometric, Dynamic, and Sports-Specific Upper-Body Strength in Male and Female Competitive Surfers (2018)
Journal Article
Parsonage, J., Secomb, J., Dowse, R., Ferrier, B., Sheppard, J., & Nimphius, S. (2018). The Assessment of Isometric, Dynamic, and Sports-Specific Upper-Body Strength in Male and Female Competitive Surfers. Sports, 6(2), 53. https://doi.org/10.3390/sports6

The primary purpose of this study was to investigate gender differences in the dynamic strength index (DSI): an assessment of upper-body dynamic strength relative to maximal isometric strength. The secondary purpose was to investigate gender differen... Read More about The Assessment of Isometric, Dynamic, and Sports-Specific Upper-Body Strength in Male and Female Competitive Surfers.

Workloads of Competitive Surfing: Work-to-Relief Ratios, Surf-Break Demands, and Updated Analysis (2018)
Journal Article
Farley, O. R., Secomb, J. L., Raymond, E. R., Lundgren, L. E., Ferrier, B. K., Abbiss, C. R., & Sheppard, J. M. (2018). Workloads of Competitive Surfing: Work-to-Relief Ratios, Surf-Break Demands, and Updated Analysis. Journal of strength and conditionin

The study provides an in-depth descriptive and quantitative time-motion analysis of competitive surfing, using Global PositioningSystem (GPS) units and video synchronization, which serves toextend upon the results of Farley, Harris, and Kilding (Jour... Read More about Workloads of Competitive Surfing: Work-to-Relief Ratios, Surf-Break Demands, and Updated Analysis.