Professor Andrew Lane
||Professor Andrew Lane
||Professor of Sport and Learning
||School of Sport, Performing Arts and Leisure
||01902 32 2862
Andrew Lane is a Professor of Sport Psychology at the University
of Wolverhampton. He is accredited from the British Association of
Sport and Exercise Sciences (BASES) for scientific support and
research and Chartered Psychologist with the British Psychological
Society. He has authored more than 100 peer refereed journal
articles and edited two books.
He is a member of the Emotion regulation of others and self
research network (www.erosresearch.org)
investigating emotion regulation in sport and other settings. He
sits on the editorial board of the Journal of Sports Science and
Medicine and Journal of Hospitality, Sport, Tourism, Education, and
advisory boards for the Journal of Sports Sciences. He has
organised two national conferences, including the annual BASES
His applied work has involved a number of clients including the
English Institute of Sport and the London Boxing Association
working with an athlete preparing for World Championship contests.
A former amateur boxer, he remains active in sport as a runner and
duathlete and after shedding 20 kilos is enjoying competition
Teaching related activities
Andrew gives lecturers on undergraduate to postgraduate sport
and exercise psychology modules. He supervises students taking MSc
and undergraduate dissertations. Andrew gives Research methods
lectures for Doctoral students including running workshops on
research skills for doctoral research students.
Non teaching responsibilities
- Chair School ethics committee
- Member of university professoriate
- Member of University of Wolverhampton ethics committee
- Member of School Positive Working Environment Committee
- Memver of School Professor/reader group
- Member of school research committee
Emotion, emotion regulation, psychological skills, validity and
- 1998: Awarded PhD Sport Psychology, Brunel University.
- 1994: Awarded MSc Sports Sciences, Brunel University.
- 1992: Awarded PGCE in Physical Education, Brunel
- 1991: Awarded BA (Hons) 2:1 Sports Studies and History, West
London Institute of Higher Education.
- 1991: Passed coaching qualifications: Badminton,
basketball, boxing, fencing, swimming, trampoline, and
- 2004-Present: Professor of Sport and Learning
- 2003-2004: Seconded researcher for the Centre of Learning and
- 2002-June 2004: Appointed Reader in Sport and Exercise
- 2000-2002: Senior Lecturer in Sport and Exercise Psychology,
MSc co-ordinator and subject leader for Sport and Exercise
- 1996-2000: Lecturer in Sport Psychology and Research Methods.
Subject leader for research methods, Brunel University.
- 1992-1995: Deputy Head of Physical Education Department,
Park High School, Stanmore, Middlesex
End-user engagement: Media and consultancy
Publications and conference papers
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H2>Consultancy related activity
- 2010: Consultant psychologist to the Virgin London Marathon
providing website material:
- General help: see
(21,712 webhits and 3558 people signed up to receive the monthly
- Motivation: http://www.musicandmotivation.com/mental_fitness/training.html
- Rough Guide to running.
- Get monthly motivation: February 2010: February: Making fatigue
- Get monthly motivation: March 2010: February: Making the most
out of half-marathon races
- Get monthly motivation: April 2010: February: Making fatigue my
- April 2010 Raise your Game. Article on preparing for London
- 2009 November: Blue Monday. How exercise can beat the winter
(covered on the University of Wolverhampton webpage:
- 2009: Running psychology: improve your performance.
- 2009: Visiting professor, University of Metz. Week visit to
Metz to share research findings.
- 2009: Emotion control is a key to success. http://www.wlv.ac.uk/default.aspx?page=18125
- 2009: Research to reveal emotional side of running: http://www.wlv.ac.uk/default.aspx?
- 2009: Lecturers train lawyer for North Pole Marathon. http://www.wlv.ac.uk/default.aspx?
- 2009: Emotion regulation = personal best. http://www.wlv.ac.uk/default.aspx?page=19789
- 2007: Sport psychology consultant to Irish Institute of Sport:
- 2006. Sport science consultant for Peak Performance
- 2006: Sport Science consultant for Trail Magazine
- 2006: Consultant with athlete completing the marathon Des
- 2005: National Lead for psychology (acting), English Institute
- 2004-present: Sport science council member for Powerade, the
- 2002-present: Psychological support to professional boxing
organisation the London Boxing Academy. http://www.londonboxingacademy.co.uk/
- 2002: Psychological support to the GB Biathlon in
preparation for the Olympic games during training camps in Tignes,
France and Avigmore Scotland.
- 2000-present: Psychological support for a professional soccer
- 2001: Sport psychology consultant to professional soccer
players rehabilitating at Lilleshall.
- 2001: Sport Psychology consultant to elite sailors,
- 1998-2001: Psychological support for an elite amateur
- 1998-2000: Psychological support for the World Middleweight
boxing champion. This involved preparing the boxer to compete in
two World Title Fights and one non-title fight.
- 1997-2000: Sport Psychologist to the London Cycling Support
Project. Psychological support was provided to over 40
- 1997: Mental preparation skills for elite shooters.
Presented to the British shooting association.
- 1997: Integrating demands of sport with other life
stresses. Presented to the London region netball squad.
Media work includes giving regular expert comment on various
aspects of sport psychology. Andrew has given interviews on
television and radio programmes. He has taken part on a debate
on boxing with promoter Frank Maloney for a Sky TV, participated in
debates on preparation for World Cup and Olympic preparation.
Andrew's work was featured in a research article in the Times
Higher Education Supplement. He is often asked to give expert
comments for numerous popular magazines. Examples from the last 12
months include Slimming World, Glamour magazine, Runner’s World,
the Daily Telegraph, and The Sun.
Membership of Professional Organisations
- British Psychological Society
- British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences
- Associate editor in chief and subject editor for psychology on
the Journal of Sports Science & Medicine. http://www.jssm.org/. Edited two issues
on combat sport.
- Subject editor for Sport for Higher Education Academy Journal,
The Journal of Hospitality, Leisure, Sport and Tourism Education.
- Editorial advisory board member: Journal of Sports
- Expert reviewer for research grant applications submitted to
the Economic and Social Research Council, Nuffield Foundation,
Irish Sports Council, and British Academy.
- Former Editorial board member: Medicine in Science of Sport and
- 2005-2010. Editor: Sport and Exercise Scientist. Publication of
the British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences.
External examiner positions include: MPhil and PhD students at
the University of Southern Queensland, Australia, MSc external
examiner to BPS Sport Psychology degree, Staffordshire University,
MPhil Examiner: Brunel University, PhD examiner, Bangor University,
PhD Examiner, Nottingham Trent University, PhD examiner, University
of Stockholm, Sweden, PhD Examiner, University of Research
Institute for Olympic Sports, Jyväskylä, Finland,external examiner
for sport and exercise science undergraduate programme, Christ
College Canterbury, external examiner for undergraduate and
postgraduate Applied Sport Sciences Courses, University of
- 2006: American Alliance for Health, Physical Education,
Recreation and Dance best writing award for paper co-authored with
Iain Greenlees and Richard Thelwell.
- 2005: Best established researcher award for Sport Sciences,
- 2004: Tracey Devonport (co-author), Phillip Reed Memorial
- 2000: Bernard Streeter (co-author), Phillip Reed Memorial
- 1999: David Lovejoy (co-author) Student BASES.
- 1998: Young investigators award at the European College of
Sport Science Congress.
- 1997: The Psychology prize at the British Association of Sport
and Exercise Sciences (BASES) Conference.
- 2010. British Psychology Conference grant, £1000 to share with
- 2010-2012: A strategic partnership approach to improving health
and wellbeing in NHS staff; £389k. Member of project team.
- 2008-2012: ESRC: Emotion Regulation on Others and Self (EROS),
a 4-year Research Network. £2.9 million.
- 2005: £800 Conference Support Grant British Academy.
- 2005: 11,691.25. Crowd singing and performance. Funded by
- 2003-2004 CELT funded projects: £7427.95:
- £5,000 from the Learning and Teaching Support Network for
Hospitality, Leisure, Sport & Tourism to fund a project titled
‘Changes in self-efficacy as function of self-esteem and
performance accomplishments among students taking research
- £1,000 from the Sports Council to present a paper at the
American Association of Applied Sport Psychology Conference,
Orlando, Florida, October 2001.
- £5,000 from the Centre for Learning and Teaching to fund
projects titled ‘Differentiation via WOLF: Providing steps to
achievement’ and ‘self-efficacy and academic performance among
sport science students’.
- £2,000 from the British Academy to fund a project titled
‘attitudes toward eating disorders among an exercise
Links to professional bodies
- 2010-2012: Member of the International Convention on Science,
Education and Medicine in Sport, Glasgow, June, 2012.
- 2010-2012. Member of the Economic and Social Research Council
- 2009: Registered Practising Psychologist with the Health
- 2008-2012: Member of research network for the project Emotion
Regulation in Others and Self. A £2.3 million funded project over
4-years by the Economic and Social Research Council.
- 2007- present: Committee member for the International
Association of Applied Psychology
- 2006: Organiser of the 2006 British Association of Sport and
Exercise Sciences Conference, From Education to Application’,
University of Wolverhampton, September 11-13th.
- 2006: Re-accredited Sport Psychologist for Research and
Scientific Support from the British Association of Sport and
Exercise Sciences (BASES).
- 2005: Awarded Chartered status and Practising Certificate as a
Psychologist by the British Psychological Society (BPS).
- 2005: Organiser of the Higher Education Academy subject centre
for Sport Conference, University of Wolverhampton, March.
- 2005-2006: Acting National Lead for Psychology, English
Institute of Sport (EIS).
- 2001: Accredited by BASES as a Sport Psychologist for Research
and Scientific Support.
Devonport, T. J., & Lane, A. M. (2014).
Evaluation of a twelve-month coping intervention intended to
enhance future-oriented coping in goal oriented domains.
Journal of Clinical Sport Psychology. 2014, 8, 38-56.
Devonport, T. J., Lane, A.M., & Biscomb, K.
(2013). Exploring coping strategies used by National Adolescent
netball players across domains. Journal of Clinical Sport
Psychology, 7, 161-177.
Friesen, A. P., Lane, A. M.,
Devonport, T. J., Sellars, C. N., Stanley, D. M., & Beedie, C.
J. (2013). Emotion
in sport: Considering interpersonal regulation strategies.
International Review of Sport and Exercise Psychology, 6, 1,
Lahart, I., Lane, A.M.,
Hulton, A., Williams, K., Charlesworth, S., Godfrey, R., Pedlar,
C., George, K., Wilson, M., & Whyte, G., (2013).
maintaining emotion regulation in a sleep and energy deprived state
induced by the 4800km ultra-endurance bicycle race; the Race Across
America (RAAM). Journal of Sports Science and
Beedie, C. J., & Lane. A. M. (2012).
The role of
glucose in self-control: Another look at the evidence and an
alternative conceptualization. Personality and Social
Psychology Review, 16, 2,143-153. 10.1177/1088868311419817.
Karageorghis, C. I., Terry, P. C., Lane, A. M.,
Bishop, D. T., & Priest, D.L (2012). The BASES Expert Statement
on the use of music in exercise. Journal of Sports
Sciences, 30, 953-956.
Lane, A. M., Beedie, C. J.,
Jones, M. V., Uphill, M., & Devonport, T. J. (2012).
The BASES Expert
Statement on emotion regulation in sport. Journal of Sports
Sciences, 30(11), 1189-1195.
DOI:10.1080/02640414.2012.693621. Based on the BASES expert
Lane, A. M., Bucknall, G.,
Davis, P. A., & Beedie, C. J. (2012). The influence of emotion
regulation across performance domains: an investigation of novice
military parachutists. Military Psychology, 23,
Stanley, D. M., Beedie, C. J., Lane,
A.M., Friesen, A. P., & Devonport, T. J. (2012).
Emotion regulation strategies used by runners prior to training and
competition. International Journal of Sport and Exercise
Psychology, 10, 159-171.
Uphill, M., Lane, A. M.,
& Jones, M. J. (2012). Emotion Regulation Questionnaire for use
with Athletes Psychology of Sport & Exercise. Psychology
of Sport & Exercise, Volume 13, issue 6 (November,
2012), p. 761-770. ISSN: 1469-0292 DOI:
Wilson, M., Lane, A.M.,
Beedie, C. J., & Farooq, M. (2012). Accurate 'split-time'
feedback does not improve 10-mile time trial cycling performance
compared to blind or inaccurate 'split-time' feedback. Journal
of Applied Physiology, 112, 231-236. DOI:10.1007/s00421-011-1977-1Online First.
Beedie, C. J., Lane, A. M.,
Wilson. (2012). A possible role for
emotion and emotion regulation in physiological responses to false
performance feedback in 10km laboratory cycling. Applied
Psychophysiology and Biofeedback, 37, 269-277. DOI
Lane, A. M., & Wilson.
(2011). Emotions and
emotional intelligence among ultra-endurance runners.
Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport, 14,
Lane, A. M., Beedie, C. J.,
Devonport, T. J., & Stanley, D. M. (2011). Instrumental emotion
regulation in sport: relationships between beliefs about emotion
and emotion regulation strategies used by athletes.
Scandinavian Journal of Medicine & Science in Sports,
21, e445-e451. DOI: 10.1111/j.1600-0838.2011.01364.x.
Lane, A. M., Wilson, M.,
Whyte, G., & Shave, R. (2011).
Physiological correlates of emotion-regulation during prolonged
cycling performance. Applied Psychophysiology and
Biofeedback, 36, 181-184.
Lane, A. M., Beedie, C. J.,
Jones, M. V., Uphill, M., & Devonport, T. J. (2011).
The BASES Expert
Statement on emotion regulation in sport. The Sport and
Exercise Scientist, 29, 14-15.
Beedie, C. J., Terry, P. C., Lane, A.
M., & Devonport, T. J. (2011). Differential assessment
of emotions and moods: Development and validation of the Emotion
and Mood Components of Anxiety Questionnaire. Personality and
Individual Differences, 50, 228-233.
Devonport, T. J., Lane, A.
M., & Lloyd, J. (2011). Keeping
your cool: A case study of a female explorer’s solo North Pole
expedition. Journal of Human Performance in
Extreme Environment, 22, 333-337.
Lane, A.M., Davis, P. A.,
& Devonport, T. J. (2011). Emotion regulation
during running: A test of interventions using music.
Journal of Sports Science and Medicine, 10,