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Dr. Mark Campbell

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

Publications

Book Chapter

2018

Attention and concentration
Moran A.;Toner J.;Campbell M.
Sport, Exercise, and Performance Psychology: Theories and Applications DOI: 10.4324/9780429438851

2014

The practice of applied sport, exercise, and performance psychology: Irish and international perspectives
Campbell M.;Moran A.
Becoming a Sport, Exercise, and Performance Psychology Professional: A Global Perspective DOI: 10.4324/9780203093184

2014

Patrick: Watch, practice, perform, reward: Meeting (special) learning needs
MacPhail A.;Campbell M.;Kenny I.;Tindall D.;Tannehill D.
Pedagogical Cases In Physical Education And Youth Sport

Conference Contribution

2014

28th International Congress of Applied Psychology
MacIntyre, T. E., McCurtin, A., Campbell, M., Igou, E., O'Shea, D. & Mahoney, C.

2014

Association for Applied Sport Psychology Annual Conference
MacIntyre, T., O'Shea, D., McCormack, H., Campbell, M., Van Raalte, J., Brewer, B., Mahoney, C., Lavelee, D. & Moran, A

2014

Association for Applied Sport Psychology Annual Conference
O'Shea, D., MacIntyre, T. & Campbell, M. (2014).

2014

Association for Applied Sport Psychology Annual Conference
MacIntyre, T., McCormack, H., O'Shea, D., Campbell, M., Van Raalte, J., Brewer, B., Mahoney, C., Lavelee, D. & Moran, A

Conference Publication

2014

Association for Applied Sport Psychology Annual Conference
O'Shea, D., MacIntyre, T. & Campbell, M.

2011

International Conference on Thinking (ICOT)
Campbell, M. & Smyth, P.J.

2011
2004
2003

ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress
Cole, R., T. Campbell, M. Davies and P. Grace

2000

An analog front-end in standard 0.25 mu m CMOS for silicon pixel detectors in ALICE and LHCb
Dinapoli, R,Campbell, M,Cantatore, E,Cencelli, V,Heijne, E,Jarron, P,Lamanna, P,O'Shea, V,Quiquempoix, V,Bello, DS,Snoeys, W,van Koningsveld, B,Wyllie, K,CERN,CERN
1993 European School Of High-Energy Physics

Other Publication

2019
2018

Metacognitive processes and attentional focus in recreational endurance runners
Brick N.;Campbell M.;Sheehan R.;Fitzpatrick B.;MacIntyre T.
International Journal Of Sport And Exercise Psychology DOI: 10.1080/1612197X.2018.1519841

2018

Implications of eye tracking technology for applied sport psychology
Moran A.;Campbell M.;Ranieri D.
Journal Of Sport Psychology In Action DOI: 10.1080/21520704.2018.1511660

2015

Metacognitive processes in the self-regulation of performance in elite endurance runners
Brick, N;MacIntyre, T;Campbell, M
JOURNAL OF SPORT & EXERCISE PSYCHOLOGY

2014

Out from the shadows
MacIntyre, T,Moran, A,Campbell, M

Peer Reviewed Journal

2016

Using Pupillometry to Evaluate Attentional Effort in Quiet Eye: A Preliminary Investigation
Moran, A,Quinn, A,Campbell, M,Rooney, B,Brady, N,Burke, C
Sport Exercise And Performance Psychology DOI: 10.1037/spy0000066

2015

The Golf Handicap System – Equity for Disabled Golfers? [under review]
Kenny, I; Campbell, M; Surmon, S; Bressan, L;
Research Quarterly For Exercise And Sport

2015

Drive performance for able-bodied and disabled golfers
Kenny I.;Campbell M.;Surmon S.;Bressan L.
International Journal of Sports Science & Coaching DOI: 10.1260/1747-9541.10.4.757

2015
2014

Out from the shadows
MacIntyre T.;Moran A.;Campbell M.
Psychologist

2014

Attentional focus in endurance activity: new paradigms and future directions
Brick, N,MacIntyre, T,Campbell, M
International Review Of Sport And Exercise Psychology DOI: 10.1080/1750984X.2014.885554

2005
2004

My left brain and me: a dissociation in the perception of self and others
Brady, N. Campbell, M. & Flaherty, M.
Neuropsychologia

Published Report

2015

Report to AASP on seed funded project: Practicing what we preach: An investigation of well-being and work engagement among applied sport psychology consultants.
1. MacIntyre, T., Van Raalte, J., Brewer, B., Lavalee, D., Mahoney, C., Moran, A., O'Shea, D., McCormack, H. & Campbell, M.