Dr Andrew Friesen

Post-Doctoral Research Fellow

Email address: a.friesen@wlv.ac.uk Phone number: 01902 518968 Location: WA108, Jerome K Jerome Building Faculty: Faculty of Education Health and Wellbeing School/Institute: Institute of Sport Areas of expertise: Applied Sports Psychology; Emotions and Emotion Regulation; Research Facilitation; High Performance Training

About

The main responsibilities of the role include identifying opportunities for research funding, constructing bids for research grants and undertaking research on existing, and new inter-departmental projects. This involves planning, costing, coordinating and implementing research programmes in line with the University’s policies and funder requirements as well as evaluating project outcomes. In addition, the role emphasises the importance of knowledge exchange and transfer through inter-disciplinary collaboration and appropriate dissemination via conferences and engagement with local authorities and service user groups. Finally, the role requires an on-going contribution to the research excellence framework through the publication of high impact papers.

Research interests

  • Psychology
  • Sports Science
  • Mental health and wellbeing

Membership of professional bodies

Peer Reviewer for:

  • Association of Applied Sports Psychology (AASP) 2015 Conference Abstracts
  • Association of Applied Sports Psychology (AASP) 2016 Conference Abstracts
  • Athletic Insight
  • Education Research Journal
  • International Journal of Transpersonal Studies
  • Journal of Sport & Exercise Psychology
  • Journal of Sports Sciences
  • Journal of Sport Science and Medicine
  • Lakehead University 50th Anniversary 50 Research Stories
  • Personality and Individual Differences
  • Psychology of Sport & Exercise
  • Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council 2013 Insight Program Competition

Qualifications

  • PhD Sports Psychology (Supervisor: Prof Andy Lane) 2013
  • MA Sports Psychology (Supervisor: Prof Terry Orlick) 2008
  • BA Psychology; Kinesiology & Applied Health (Supervisors: Prof Cal Botterill; Dr. Tom Patrick) 2005

Publications

Journals (include web links if applicable)

Friesen, A., Devonport, T., & Lane, A. (2016). Beyond the technical: The role of emotion regulation in the art of officiating. Journal of Sports Sciences. doi:10.1080/02640414.2016.1180419

Lane, A., Totterdell, P., MacDonald, I., Devonport, T., Friesen, A., Beedie, C., Stanley, D., & Nevill, A. (2016). Brief online training enhances competitive performance: Findings of the BBC Lab UK psychological skills intervention study. Frontiers in Psychology, 7, 413.  doi:10.3389/fpsyg.2016.00413

Campo, M., Sanchez, X., Ferrand, C., Rosnet, E., Friesen, A., & Lane, A. (2016). Interpersonal emotion regulation in team sport: Mechanisms and reasons to regulate teammates’ emotions examined. International Journal of Sports and Exercise Psychology. doi:10.1080/1612197X.2015.1114501

Friesen, A., Devonport, T., Sellars, C., & Lane, A. (2015). Examining interpersonal emotion regulation strategies and moderating factors in ice hockey. Athletic Insight, 7(2), 143-160.

Friesen, A., Lane, A., Sellars, C., & Devonport, T. (2015). Interpersonal emotion regulation: An intervention case study with a professional ice hockey team. Athletic Insight, 7(2), 129-142.

Friesen, A. P., Devonport, T. J., & Lane, A. M. (2015). Interpersonal emotion regulation in lacrosse referees at a world championship. Journal of Exercise, Movement, and Sport, 47(1).

Lane, A., Devonport, T., Friesen, A., ¬¬¬¬¬¬Beedie, C., Fullerton, C. & Stanley, D. (2015). How should I regulate my emotions if I want to run faster? European Journal of Sport Science. doi: 10.1080/17461391.2015.1080305

Brownlee, K., Martin, J., Rawana, E., Harper, J., Mercier, M., Neckoway, R., & Friesen, A. (2014). Bullying behaviour and victimization among Aboriginal students within Northwestern Ontario. First Peoples Child & Family Review, 9, 38-52.

Friesen, A., Sellars, C., Devonport, T., & Lane, A. (2013). A narrative account of decision-making and interpersonal emotion regulation using social-functional approaches to emotions. International Journal of Sport & Exercise Psychology. doi:10.1080/1612197X.2013.773664

Friesen, A., Lane, A., Devonport, T., Sellars, C., Stanley, D., & Beedie, C. (2012). Emotion in sport: Considering interpersonal regulation strategies. International Review of Sport and Exercise Psychology. doi:10.1080/1750984X.2012.742921

Friesen, A. (2012). [Review of the book Group Dynamics in Sport, (4th ed), by A.V. Carron & M.A. Eys]. Journal of Sports Sciences, 30, 1073. doi:10.1080/02640414.2012.685617.

Stanley, D., Beedie, C., Lane, A., Friesen, A., & Devonport, T. (2012). Emotion regulation strategies used in the hour before running. International Journal of Sport and Exercise Psychology, 10, 159-171. doi:10.1080/1612197X.2012.671910

Friesen, A., & Orlick, T. (2011). Holistic Sport Psychology: Investigating the roles, operating standards, and intervention goals and strategies of holistic consultants. Journal of Excellence, 14, 18-42.

Friesen, A., & Orlick, T. (2010). A qualitative analysis of holistic sport psychology consultants’ professional philosophies. The Sport Psychologist, 24, 227-244.

Books/Book Chapters (include ISBN numbers) Practitioner Publications and Reports

Friesen, A. (2015). Managing own and others’ emotions in sport: Applied and research considerations. In Lane, A.M. (Ed.). Sport and Exercise Psychology: Topics in Applied Psychology (2nd ed.). Routledge.

Friesen, A. (2014). Emotion regulation in lacrosse officiating. In Blacklock, D. & Harding, T. (Eds,). 2014 Referee’s Manual. Federation of International Lacrosse.       

Lane, A. M., Beedie, C. J., Devonport, T. J., Friesen, A., Stanley, D. M., Uphill, M., & Jones, M. V. (2013).. Should I try to make myself feel better, or change my emotions to help me perform better? In Zinchenko, Y. P., & Hanin, J. L. (Eds.). Sport Psychology: On the Way to the Olympic Games. Moscow: Moscow State University Press.

Friesen, A. (2012). Why would I want to feel anxious now? In Totterdell, P., & Niven, K. (Eds.). Should I Strap a Battery to My Head (And Other Questions about Emotion). Charleston, USA: Createspace Independent Publishing.

Friesen, A. (2012). Can I fake it till my team makes it? In Totterdell, P., & Niven, K. (Eds.). Should I Strap a Battery to My Head (And Other Questions about Emotion). Charleston, USA: Createspace Independent Publishing.

Conference Presentations Oral presentations/seminars/workshops

Lussier, C., & Friesen, A. (2016). How professional philosophy in sport psychology is shaped by traumatic events. Association of Applied Sports Psychology 2016 Conference Proceedings. Phoenix, AZ.

Friesen, A., Devonport, T., & Lane, A. (2015). Interpersonal emotion regulation in lacrosse referees at a World Championship. Proceedings from Canadian Society for Psychomotor Learning and Sport Psychology, Edmonton, AB.

Friesen, A., Lane, A., Devonport, T., & Sellars, C. (2013). Managing the social effects of emotions in sport: from theory to intervention. Proceedings from International Society for Research on Emotion Conference, Berkeley, CA, USA.

Friesen, A., Devonport, T., Sellars, C., & Lane, A. (2013). A narrative account of decision-making and interpersonal emotion regulation using a social-functional approach to emotions. 13th World Congress of International Society of Sport Psychology, Beijing, China.

Friesen, A., Lane, A., Stanley, D., Beedie, C., Devonport, T., & Sellars, C. (2012). “My teammates wanted to see me fight”: Interpersonal emotion regulation through fighting in ice hockey. Proceedings from British Psychological Society Annual Conference, London, UK.

Friesen, A., Lane, A., Devonport, T., & Sellars, C. (2011). The social nature of emotions and its implications for sport and exercise psychology. Proceedings from Canadian Society for Psychomotor Learning and Sport Psychology, Winnipeg, MB.

Friesen, A., Lane, A., Devonport, T., & Sellars, C. (2011). A qualitative analysis of interpersonal emotion regulation in ice hockey. Proceedings from Canadian Society for Psychomotor Learning and Sport Psychology, Winnipeg, MB.

Friesen, A., Lane, A., Devonport, T., & Sellars, C. (2011). Moderating factors of interpersonal emotion regulation within the sport of ice hockey. Proceedings from Canadian Society for Psychomotor Learning and Sport Psychology, Winnipeg, MB.

Woodgate, R., Leach, J., & Friesen, A. (2009). Youth speaking for themselves about health within their own life situations. Proceedings from 44th Annual Canadian Sociological Association, Ottawa, ON.

Friesen, A., & Orlick, T. (2008). Developing the holistic athlete: An expanded practice of applied sport psychology service delivery. Proceedings from 23rd Annual Association for Applied Sport Psychology Conference. St. Louis, MO.

Friesen, A., & Orlick, T. (2008). Key personal characteristics of holistic sport psychology consultants from the athletes’ perspective. Proceedings from 12th Annual Eastern Canada Sport and Exercise Psychology Symposium. Sudbury, ON.

Friesen, A., & Orlick, T. (2008). Preparing novice practitioners for the practice of applied sport psychology. Proceedings from 12th Annual Eastern Canada Sport and Exercise Psychology Symposium. Sudbury, ON.

Friesen, A., & Orlick, T. (2008). Teaching sport psychology: Preparing novice practitioners for applied interventions. Proceedings from 2008 Jean-Paul Dionne Symposium. Ottawa, ON.

Friesen, A., & Orlick, T. (2007). Incorporating holistic growth of the athlete into a sport psychology service delivery. Proceedings from 2007 Jean-Paul Dionne Symposium. Ottawa, ON.

Friesen, A., & Orlick, T. (2007). Examining effective holistic approaches in applied sport psychology: Documenting athletes’ perceptions. Proceedings from 11th Annual Eastern Canada Sport and Exercise Psychology Symposium. Kingston, ON.

Previous professional experience

  • Adjunct Professor; Lakehead University 2017-2018

School of Kinesiology; Department of Psychology; Faculty of Graduate Studies

  • Associate Editor; Athletic Insight: The Online Journal of Sports Psychology 2015-2016
  • Research Facilitator; Lakehead University 2013-2015

Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) Research Facilitator; Office of Research Services

  • University Visiting Lecturer/Sessional Instructor 2010-Present

University of Wolvherampton

Lakehead University

University of Manitoba

Liverpool John Moores University

 

Further information

Staff Development

Applied Sports Psychology Professional Development 2011-Present

Preparation for Major Games. Canada Sport Psychology Association. Webinar with John Coleman, Alayne Hing, Lisa Hoffat, & Christie Gialloreto.

Physical Activity Divisional Day. British Association of Sports and Exercise Sciences. Walsall, UK 2011-Present

“Leading the way: Working with LGBT athletes and coaches.” Canadian Association for the Advancement of Women in Sport. Webinar with Jennifer Birch-Jones.

“Therapeutic lifestyle changes” British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences. Webinar with Susan van Scoyoc.

“Raising the performance bar through a season” Human Kinetics Webinar with Wade Gilbert.

“Mindful attention and the elite athlete” Association of Applied Sports Psychology Webinar with Peter Haberl and Amisha Jha.

“Everything they didn’t teach you in grad school: The ongoing process of establishing a successful consulting practice” Canadian Sport Psychology Association Webinar with Kate Hays and Colin Guthrie.

“Lessons from Sochi” Canadian Sport Psychology Association. Webinar with Penny Werthner, Dave Paskevich, Derek Robinson, Sharleen Hoar, and Kyle Pacquette.

“Changing Minds; Changing Lives” Presentation by Paralympic Champion, Robbi Weldon.

“Approaches to performer assessment for sport psychologists” with Brian Hemmings & Tim Holder. A Masterclass in applied sport psychology: British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences.

“The ‘Elvis’ approach: Innovative methods of delivery with athletes” with Brian Hemmings. A Masterclass in applied sport psychology: British Psychological Society.

“Sport psychology delivery inside US professional sport and the English Premier League: Beauty and the beast!” with Ken Ravizza, Mark Nesti, & Mike Forde. A Masterclass in applied sport psychology: British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences.

Research Professional Development 2010-Present

A workshop on Grounded Theory. University of Wolverhampton Pedagogical Research Group.

How to promote your article for maximum impact. Elsevier Journals

Examining a research degree. University of Wolverhampton

Chairing a research examination viva. University of Wolverhampton

Journal Citation Reports Training Session. Thomson Reuters

Tri-Council Policy Statement: Ethical Conduct for Research Involving Humans (TCPS 2) Certification

 “Research using Q methodology” with Simon Watts. School of Research in Higher Education: University of Wolverhampton

“Qualitative data analysis via NVivo” with Dr. Lynne Johnston. University of Wolverhampton