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Emma  Mosley

Emma Mosley

Lecturer

School of Sport, Health and Social Sciences

023 8201 6877 ext. 6877 Room no. RM133

Biography

Emma Mosley is a lecturer in sport psychology in the School of Sport, Health and Social Sciences at Solent University. Her job involves teaching on a variety of sport psychology units and sharing applied experience with students.

Emma graduated with a first class BSc (Hons) in sport psychology and coaching sciences from Bournemouth University in 2013 and is currently researching for her PhD which explores psychophysiological reactions of athletes when performing under pressure.

In addition to academic qualifications Emma is also working towards her British Association for Sport and Exercise Science accreditation in order to become a registered sport scientist, specialising in performance psychology. Under this process she works as a performance psychologist with a range of athletes providing performance psychology support, educational workshops and lifestyle advice.

Taught courses

Further information

  1. Industry experience

    Emma currently works as a sport scientist specialising in performance psychology for a range of athletes...

    Emma currently works as a sport scientist specialising in performance psychology for a range of athletes in a variety of performance environments including tennis and netball. She is in her final year of supervised experience to become a BASES registered practitioner and chartered scientist.

  2. Recent publications

    Emma's recent publications include book chapters and conference presentations. Follow the link below for more information...

    Mosley, E., Laborde, S., Kavanagh, E., 2017. The contribution of coping related variables and cardiac vagal activity on the performance of a dart throwing task under pressure. Physiology and Behavior, 179, 116-125.

    Laborde, S., Mosley, E., and Thayer, J.F., 2017. Heart rate variability for psychophysiological research: Measurement standards and guidelines for experiment planning, data analysis and data report. Frontiers in Psychology, Quantitative Psychology and Measurement, 8(213), 1-18.

    Mosley, E. and Laborde, S., 2016. Performing Under Pressure: The Influence of Personality-Trait-Like Individual Differences. In: Raab, M., Lobinger, B., Hoffmann, S., Pizzera, A. and Laborde, S., 2016. Performance Psychology: A Scientific Guide across Perception, Action, Cognition and Emotion. UK: Esliever. 

    Mosley, E. and Laborde, S., (2015). 'Performing with all my Heart: Heart Rate Variability and its Relationship with Personality-Trait-Like-Individual-Differences (PTLIDs) in Pressurized Performance Situations'. In: Walters, S., (2015).Heart Rate Variability (HRV): Prognostic Significance, Risk Factors and Clinical Applications. USA: Nova Biomedical.

    Mosley, E. and Laborde, S., (2015). 'Performing Under Pressure: The Influence of Personality-Trait-Like Individual Differences'. In:Raab, M., Lobinger, B., Hoffmann, S., Pizzera, A. and Laborde, S., (in progress). Performance Psychology: A Scientific Guide across Perception, Action, Cognition and Emotion. UK: Esliever.

    Funding

    Santander mobility funding (£2,000).

  3. Research interests

    Emma’s research interests lie within individual differences in performance under pressure and the use of psychophysiological measures within...

    Emma’s research interests lie within individual differences in performance under pressure and the use of psychophysiological measures within sport psychology. Emma has expertise within heart rate variability and its use for the measurement of stress and self-regulation within athletes. Furthermore she has a particular interest in personality-trait-like individual differences such as emotional intelligence and how they affect athletes in stressful situations.

    In addition to the sport performance research group at Solent University, Emma is currently part of the Centre for Sport and Event Research at Bournemouth University and has research links with the German Sport University in Cologne.

  4. Teaching experience

    Emma teaches social psychology of sport (year one), psychology for sport (year two), applied techniques in sport psychology (year two) and applied sport psychology (year three).
  5. Awards

    PhD in Sport Psychology (in progress). BSc Sport Psychology and Coaching Science (1st Class Honours). BASES Accredited Sport and Exercise Scientist (in progress). Associate Fellow of the HEA.
  6. Work in progress

    Emma is currently working on the following...

    Mosley, E., Laborde, S., Kavanagh, E., (Resubmission). The contribution of coping related variables and cardiac vagal activity on prone rifle shooting performance under pressure. Submitted to Journal of Psychophysiology. 

    Mosley, E., Laborde, S., Kavanagh, E., (Submitted). The contribution of coping related variables and cardiac vagal activity on working memory performance under pressure. Submitted to Acta Psychologica.

    Laborde, S., Heuer, S., Mosley, E., (Submitted). Hypnosis relaxation suggestions are beneficial to subjective psychological states but have no effect on cardiac vagal activity and breathing frequency. Submitted to Clinical and Experimental Hypnosis.