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ACADEMIC DISSEMINATION

Welcome to our academic dissemination page. Here you can find information about recent academic conferences that our team members have attended, and links to our recent academic publications.

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CONFERENCES

When we attend academic conferences we present our research findings and learn about new research that is being completed at different universities around the world. Tap on the images below to read blog posts about academic conferences that the team have attended recently.

Maria Kolitsida, British Psychological Society conference.

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Kirsty Brown, GAMeS International Mental Health & Sport conference.

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Georgia Bird, North American Society for the Psychology of Sport & Physical Activity conference

Publication

RECENT PUBLICATIONS

Pre-registrations and Protocols

 

Brown, K. R., Quinton, M. L., Tidmarsh, G., & Cumming, J. (2023). Athletes’ access to, attitudes towards and experiences of help-seeking for mental health: a scoping review protocol. BMJ Open, 13:e062279. https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2022-062279

 

Bird, G., Cumming, J., & Quinton, M. (2021). A systematic review of performance and mental health correlates of emotion regulation in sport. https://www.crd.york.ac.uk/prospero/display_record.php?RecordID=244876

Papers

Cumming, J., & Quinton, M. L. (2023). Developing imagery ability in esport athletes using layered stimulus response training. Journal of Imagery Research in Sport and Physical Activity, 18(s1), 20220024. https://doi.org/10.1515/jirspa-2022-0024

Quinton, M. L., Tidmarsh, G., Parry, B. J., & Cumming, J. (2022). A Kirkpatrick model process evaluation of reactions and learning from my strengths training for life™. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 19(18), 11320. https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph191811320

 

Tidmarsh, G., Whiting, R., Thompson, J. L., & Cumming, J. (2022). Assessing the fidelity of delivery style of a mental skills training programme for young people experiencing homelessness. Evaluation and Program Planning, 94, 102150. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.evalprogplan.2022.102150

Tidmarsh, G., Thompson, J. L., Quinton, M. L., & Cumming, J. (2022). Process evaluations of positive youth development programmes for disadvantaged young people: A systematic review. Journal of Youth Development, 17(2), 106-140. https://doi.org/10.5195/jyd.2022.1156

Tidmarsh, G., Kinnafick, F. E., & Johnston, J. P. (2022). The role of the motivational climate in female engagement in secondary school physical education: a dual study investigation. Qualitative Research in Sport, Exercise and Health, 14(1), 68-83. https://doi.org/10.1080/2159676X.2020.1862290

Tidmarsh, G., Thompson, J. L., Quinton, M. L., Parry, B. J., Cooley, S. J., & Cumming, J. (2022). A platform for youth voice in MST4Life: A vital component of process evaluations. Sport Exerc. Psychol. Rev, 17, 73-86.

Cumming, J., & Quinton, M. L. (2022). Improving the reporting of sport imagery interventions with TIDieR. Asian Journal of Sport and Exercise Psychology, 2(2), 80-90. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ajsep.2022.07.003

Cumming, J., Whiting, R., Parry, B. J., Clarke, F. J., Holland, M. J., Cooley, S. J., & Quinton, M. L. (2022). The My Strengths Training for Life™ program: Rationale, logic model, and description of a strengths-based intervention for young people experiencing homelessness. Evaluation and Program Planning, 91, 102045. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.evalprogplan.2021.102045

Cumming, J., Clarke, F. J., Holland, M. J., Parry, B. J., Quinton, M. L., & Cooley, S. J. (2022). A feasibility study of the My Strengths Training for Life™(MST4Life™) program for young people experiencing homelessness. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 19(6), 3320. https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph19063320

Bird, G. A., Quinton, M. L., & Cumming, J. (2021). Promoting athlete mental health: The role of emotion regulation. Journal of Clinical Sport Psychology, 1(aop), 1-20. https://doi.org/10.1123/jcsp.2021-0022

Quinton, M.L., Clarke, F.J., Parry, B.J., & Cumming, J. (2021). An evaluation of My Strengths Training for LifeTM for improving resilience and well-being of young people experiencing homelessness. Journal of Community Psychology. https://doi.org/10.1002/jcop.22517

Heinze, K., Cumming, J., Dosanjh, A., Palin, S., Poulton, S., Bagshaw, A. P., & Broome, M. R. (2021). Neurobiological evidence of longer-term physical activity interventions on mental health outcomes and cognition in young people: A systematic review of randomised controlled trials. Neuroscience & Biobehavioral Reviews, 120, 431-441. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.neubiorev.2020.10.014

Parry, B. J., Thompson, J. L., Holland, M. J., & Cumming, J. (2021). Promoting personal growth in young people experiencing homelessness through an outdoors-based program. Journal of Youth Development, 16(5), 157-192. https://doi.org/10.5195/jyd.2021.1061

Parry, B. J., Quinton, M. L., Holland, M. J., Thompson, J. L., & Cumming, J. (2021). 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

 

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 LifeTM (MST4LifeTM): A qualitative realist evaluation. Children and Youth Services Review, 121, 105793. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.childyouth.2020.105793

Cooley, S.J., Quinton, M.L., Holland, M.J.G., Parry, B.J., & Cumming, J. (2019). The experiences of homeless youth when using strengths profiling to identify their character strengths. Frontiers. https://doi.org/10.3389/fpsyg.2019.02036 

Cooley, S. J., Eves, F. E., Cumming, J., & Burns, V.E. (2018). “Hitting the ground running”: preparing groups for outdoor learning using a theoretically-based video. Journal of Adventure Education and Outdoor Learning.  https://doi.org/10.1080/14729679.2018.1558081

Book chapters

Cumming, J., Bird, G., Brown, K., Kolitsida, M., & Quinton, M. (2023). Imagery. In D. Todd, K. Hodge, V. Krane (Eds.). Routledge Handbook of Applied Sport Psychology (pp. 543-552). Routledge. https://doi.org/10.4324/9781003173588

Cumming, J., Skeate, A., & Templeton, J. (2018). Psychologically informed environment: enhancing St Basils’ homeless services for young people. In J. Stewart & Z. Lynch (Eds), Environment Health and Housing: Issues for Public Health (pp. 31-32). Oxfordshire, UK: Routledge.

Cumming, J., & Cooley, S. (2018). Mental health and the homeless: summary of MST4Life. In J. Stewart & Z. Lynch (Eds), Environment Health and Housing: Issues for Public Health (pp. 32-33). Oxfordshire, UK: Routledge.

Holland, M. J. G., Cooley, S. J., & Cumming, J. (2017). Identifying, measuring, and facilitating psychological skill development. In C. Knight, C. Harwood, & D. Gould (Eds.), Sport Psychology for Young Athletes.  Oxfordshire, UK: Routledge.

Reports

Quinton, M., Tidmarsh, G., Bird, G. A., Reynard, S., & Cumming, J. (2023). Extending knowledge translation of the mental skills toolkit beyond homeless services: Co-creating the matchFit app. Birmingham, UK: Authors

Clarke, F.J., Quinton, M., Parry, B., Fenton, S.-J., & Cumming, J. (2020). Closing the knowledge to practice gap: Advancing strengths-based practice in youth homeless services through co-created knowledge translation. Birmingham, UK: Authors.

Whiting, R. J. Quinton, M. L., & Cumming, J. (2019). Transitions out of care for looked after children with multiple and complex needs: A literature review.  A report published by the University of Birmingham, UK: Authors.

Whiting, R. J., Cooley, S. J., Thomas, S., Quinton, M. L., & Cumming, J. (2019).  Transforming pathways out of care for 16/17 year olds: An evaluation report for the LGA children’s efficiency project.  A report published by the University of Birmingham, UK: Authors.

Cooley, S. J., Ridyard, S., Skeate, A., & Cumming, J. (2018).  Parenting young people: A scoping review of existing parenting interventions. A report published by the University of Birmingham, UK: Authors.

Cumming, J., Quinton, M. L., Cooley, S. J., Parry, B. J., Whiting, R., & Holland, M. J. G. (2018).  St Basils transformational model of youth services: Process evaluation.  A report published by the University of Birmingham, UK: Authors.

See project lead Prof Jenn Cumming's website for a more extensive list of academic publications

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