Andrew Evans

Andrew is a Lecturer in Sport and Exercise Psychology and joined the University of Salford in April 2015. Previously, Andrew worked as a Lecturer in Sport and Exercise Psychology at Nottingham Trent University for 2 years. Andrew also worked as a Lecturer in Sport and Exercise Psychology (part-time) at Staffordshire University between 2009 and 2013 whilst completing his PhD studies. Andrew’s PhD was completed in the area of social identities. Andrew is a published researcher and remains research active. Andrew is a BASES accredited Sport and Exercise Scientist (psychology), Chartered Scientist, and Fellow of the Higher Education Academy. Andrew has 7 years of consultancy experience working with a range of athletes in sports including ice skating, cricket, and football. Andrew has contributed to a range of media outputs including BBC Radio Nottingham. Andrew’s views on an incident within the 2014 World Cup were published in a number of national and international outlets including Reuters, The Guardian, and The Independent.

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Elite athletes like Aaron Lennon deserve career-long help from sport psychologists

Being an elite athlete would seem like the perfect life. Many have access to high-quality training facilities, receive expert coaching, and are awarded excellent salaries. But examples of athletes experiencing poor psychological health continue to emerge. Footballer Aaron Lennon is only the most recent case to gain attention after...

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