Sports Psychology Research In New Territories
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The SPRINT project have started 2021 with a bang with 2 new publications!
Both publications are findings from our MST4Life programme, the references and links can be found below.
Quinton, M. L., Clarke, F. J., Parry, B. J., & Cumming, J. (2021). An evaluation of My Strengths Training for Life™ for improving resilience and well-being of young people experiencing homelessness. Journal of Community Psychology. https://doi.org/10.1002/jcop.22517
Parry, B. J., Thompson, J. T., Holland, M. J. G., Quinton, M. L., & Cumming, J. (2020). Improving outcomes in young people experiencing homelessness with My Strengths Training for Life™ (MST4Life™): A qualitative realist evaluation. Children and Youth Services Review, 121, 105793. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.childyouth.2020.105793
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We are an experienced team of applied academics at the University of Birmingham interested in applying techniques and methods derived from sports psychology to novel contexts.
We're particularly interested in getting communities involved in research and turning knowledge into action.
What we do
Our research originates in sports psychology and work with athletes.
However, our research has expanded to incorporate new territories such as the health, well-being and social inclusion of homeless young people (see our Impacts page).
We also help our partners conduct high-quality research (see our Projects page for examples)