Biography

Mark Campbell joined the PESS department in January 2011 as a Lecturer in Sport, Exercise and Performance Psychology. Prior to joining the department, Mark lectured in the School of Health & Human Performance at Dublin City University. He has a B.A (2002) and a Ph.D. (2006) in Psychology from University College Dublin. Mark's doctoral thesis was titled "An Empirical Investigation of Expertise in Golf Putting and Green-Reading". This research was funded with an IRCHSS scholarship from the Irish Research Council for the Humanities and Social Sciences. Mark's teaching and research interests focus on two main areas: motor cognition and applied sport psychology interventions. Mark's research to date has focused on trying to understand cognitive and perceptual expertise of elite athletes. Mark is the founding chairman of the Division of Sport, Exercise and Performance Psychology of the Psychological Society of Ireland and has recently delivered a keynote address to the Psychological Society of Irelands Student Congress. Mark has utilised mixed methodologies in examining the cognitive processes underlying expert performance from qualitative (interviews, focus groups) to quantitative (laboratory and filed studies). Specifically he has used eye-tracking technology to examine visual attentional control in expert's decision-making skills, preparation for action and subsequent performance execution. He is also interested in mental skills training and sport psychology interventions with athletes and coaches.

Research Interests

Mark's teaching and research interests focus on two main areas: motor cognition and applied performance psychology interventions. Mark's research to date has focused on trying to understand cognitive and perceptual expertise of elite performers. Mark has utilised mixed methodologies in examining the cognitive processes underlying expert performance from qualitative (interviews, focus groups) to quantitative (laboratory and filed studies). Specifically he has used eye-tracking technology to examine visual attentional control in expert's decision-making skills, preparation for action and subsequent performance execution. He is also interested in mental skills training and sport psychology interventions with athletes and coaches.

Professional Activities

Committee

  • 2012 Division of Sport, Exercise and Performance Psychology, Founding Chair of a new Division in the Psychoilogical Society of Ireland (PSI). PSI regulate and govern Psychologists in Ireland. The new Division ratifed at the PSI AGM in November 2012 is titled 'The Division of Sport, Exercise & Performance Psychology'

Association

  • 2011 Professional Member (Psychology), Irish Institute of Sport
  • Registered Member (Reg Psychol PsSI), Psychological Society of Ireland
  • Professional Member, FEPSAC (European Federation for Sport Psychology)

Education

  • 2006 UCD - PhD
  • 2002 UCD - BA Psychology

Books

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Book Chapters

Patrick: Watch, practice, perform, reward: Meeting (special) learning needs

Dr. Daniel Tindall
Dr. Mark Campbell
Dr. Ian Kenny
2014
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Mental imagery, action observation and skill learning

Dr. Mark Campbell
Dr. Tadhg Mac Intyre
2012
London
Routledge
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The practice of applied sport, exercise, and performance psychology: Irish and international perspectives

Dr. Mark Campbell
2014
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Attention and concentration

Dr. Mark Campbell
2018
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Edited Books

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Peer Reviewed Journals

Out from the shadows

Dr. Mark Campbell
2014
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Using Pupillometry to Evaluate Attentional Effort in Quiet Eye: A Preliminary Investigation

Dr. Mark Campbell
2016
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Practicing what we preach: Investigating the role of social support in sport psychologists' well-being.

Dr. Deirdre O'Shea
Dr. Eric Raymond Igou
Dr. Mark Campbell
2015
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Sex-related differences in mood responses to acute aerobic exercise

Dr. Mark Campbell
Dr. Matthew Herring
2016
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Metacognition and action: A new pathway to understanding social and cognitive aspects of expertise in sport.

Dr. Eric Raymond Igou
Dr. Mark Campbell
2014
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PATRICK Watch, practice, perform, reward: meeting (special) learning needs

Dr. Mark Campbell
Dr. Ian Kenny
2014
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The Incidence of Injury in Amateur Male Rugby Union: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

Dr. Roisin Cahalan
Dr. Mark Lyons
Dr. Mark Campbell
Dr. Ian Kenny
2018
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Metacognitive processes in the self-regulation of performance in elite endurance runners

Dr. Mark Campbell
2015
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Drive performance for able-bodied and disabled golfers

Dr. Mark Campbell
Dr. Ian Kenny
2015
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Perceptual Asymmetries are Preserved in Memory for Highly Familiar Faces of Self and Friend

Dr. Mark Campbell
2005
San Diego California
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Accelerating skill acquisition in rowing using self-based observational learning and expert modelling during performance

Dr. Mark Campbell
2015
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The Golf Handicap System – Equity for Disabled Golfers? [under review]

Dr. Mark Campbell
2015
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Motivation measures in sport: A critical review and bibliometric analysis

Dr. Mark Campbell
Dr. Matthew Herring
2017
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My left brain and me: a dissociation in the perception of self and others

Dr. Mark Campbell
2004
Oxford
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Attentional focus in endurance activity: new paradigms and future directions

Dr. Mark Campbell
2014
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Flying on empty - effects of sleep deprivation on pilot performance

Dr. Mark Campbell
Dr. Giles Warrington
Dr. Matthew Herring
2019
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Other Journals

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Conference Publications

Association for Applied Sport Psychology Annual Conference

Dr. Mark Campbell
2014
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EdTech2004: The Fifth Annual Irish Educational Technology User's Conference

Dr. Antoinette Flynn
Dr. Mark Campbell
2004
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ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress

Dr. Mark Campbell
2003
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British Accounting Association: Accounting Education SIG Annual Conference

Dr. Antoinette Flynn
Dr. Mark Campbell
2004
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International Conference on Thinking (ICOT)

Dr. Mark Campbell
2011
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Proceedings of the Seventh IASTED International Conference on Computers and Advanced Technology in Education

Dr. Antoinette Flynn
Dr. Mark Campbell
2004
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European Conference of Visual Perception

Dr. Mark Campbell
2011
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Proceedings of the Seventh IASTED International Conference on Computers and Advanced Technology in Education

Dr. Antoinette Flynn
Dr. Mark Campbell
2004
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BPS Division of Sport and Exercise Psychology Annual Conferen

Dr. Deirdre O'Shea
Dr. Mark Campbell
2018
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28th International Congress of Applied Psychology

Dr. Arlene McCurtin
Dr. Mark Campbell
2014
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An analog front-end in standard 0.25 mu m CMOS for silicon pixel detectors in ALICE and LHCb

Dr. Mark Campbell
2000
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Conference Contributions

Association for Applied Sport Psychology Annual Conference

Dr. Mark Campbell
2014
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Association for Applied Sport Psychology Annual Conference

Dr. Mark Campbell
2014
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Association for Applied Sport Psychology Annual Conference

Dr. Mark Campbell
2014
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28th International Congress of Applied Psychology

Dr. Mark Campbell
2014
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Published Reports

Report to AASP on seed funded project: Practicing what we preach: An investigation of well-being and work engagement among applied sport psychology consultants.

Dr. Mark Campbell
2015
Limerick
White paper report
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Editorials

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Book Reviews

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Other Publications

Expertise in action: An eye-tracking investigation of golf green reading

Dr. Mark Campbell
2011
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Exploring the cognitive mechanisms of expertise in sport: Progress and prospects

Dr. Mark Campbell
2019
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Metacognitive processes and attentional focus in recreational endurance runners

Dr. Mark Campbell
2018
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Implications of eye tracking technology for applied sport psychology

Dr. Mark Campbell
2018
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Out from the shadows

Dr. Mark Campbell
2014
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Metacognitive processes in the self-regulation of performance in elite endurance runners

Dr. Mark Campbell
2015
CHAMPAIGN
HUMAN KINETICS PUBL INC
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