Amanda Wilding

Amanda Wilding

  • 01202 961256
  • awilding at bournemouth dot ac dot uk
  • Senior Lecturer in Sport Psychology and Coaching Sciences
  • Dorset House D111, Talbot Campus, Fern Barrow, Poole, BH12 5BB
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Biography

Amanda has been BASES Accredited since 2005 and since this time has worked with a number of athletes, coaches, parents and referee's in their pursuit of excellence in a range of sports including football, golf, badminton and athletics. She is currently Programme Leader for the Applied Sports Management Undergraduate Degree's and is undertaking her PhD titled, the diffusion and adoption of sport psychology by track and field coaches.

As a national athlete Amanda has always had a passion for understanding the link between body and mind and more importantly the amalgamation of academic literature and sporting experiences. She has pursued a career in sport since a young age and in 2009 Amanda accompanied two athletes to the World Cadet Fencing Championships.

Amanda is currently undertaking her PhD in the area of sport psychology where she is looking to understand track and field coaches diffusion and adoption of applied sport psychology. Within her research Amanda is interested in understanding the decision making processes that all those involved in sport go through when deciding whether or not to implement sport psychology and the factors which impact upon this...

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Journal Articles

  • Wilding, A., 2014. An exploration of sources of stress in elite adolescent sport: A Case study approach. The International Journal of Sport and Society.
  • Wilding, A.J., Hunter-Thomas, L. and Thomas, R., 2012. Sacrifice: The lonely Olympic road. Reflective Practice, 13 (3), 439-453.
  • Wilding, A., 2009. Search for the hero inside yourself. Athletics Weekly, 38-39.
  • Wilding, A., 2009. Perceptions of Sport Psychology within Track and Field Athletics. Sport and Exercise Scientist, 12-13.

Conferences

  • Wilding, A., 2016. Time-lags; should we assume knowledge leads to understanding? In: Division of Sport and Exercise Pychology Annual Conference 12-13 December 2016 Liverpool.
  • Wilding, A., 2016. An exploration of elite footballers psychosocial experience's of recovery from injury. In: Division of Sport and Exercise Psychology Annual Conference 12-13 December 2016 Liverpool.
  • Wilding, A., 2015. Sources of Strain; stress and coping in elite soccer performance schools. In: World Congress on Science and Football 22-24 May 2015 Copenhagen.
  • Wilding, A., 2011. A Framework to the barriers of sport psychology. In: BASES 6-8 September 2011 University of Essex.
  • Wilding, A., 2009. An investigation into the diffusion of sport psychology by track and field coaches. In: Postgraduate Research Conference October 2008 Bournemouth University, England.
  • Wilding, A., 2009. The diffusion of sport psychology by athletes into track and field athletics. In: 2020 Vision, BASES 2009 Annual Student Conference 31 March-1 April 2009 Hull University, Hull, England.
  • Wilding, A., 2009. Diffusion of sport psychology by track and field coaches and athletes'. In: 2020 Vision, BASES 2009 Annual Student Conference 31 March-1 April 2009 Hull University, Hull, England.
  • Wilding, A., 2009. The diffusion of sport psychology by track and field coaches. In: Communicating Experiences: 3rd International Conference for Qualitative Research in Sport and Exercise 10-12 June 2009 Roehampton University, England.
  • Gatzidis, C., Parry, K., Kavanagh, E., Wilding, A. and Gibson, D., 2009. Towards the Development of an Interactive 3D Coach Training Serious Game. IEEE Computer Society, 186-189.
  • Gatzidis, C., Parry, K.D., Kavanagh, E.J., Wilding, A. and Gibson, D., 2009. Towards the Development of an Interactive 3D Coach Training Serious Game. In: IEEE First International Conference Games and Virtual Worlds for Serious Applications 23-24 March 2009 Technocentre Coventry University, UK. IEEE Computer Society, 186-189.
  • Parry, K.D., Kavanagh, E.J., Wilding, A., Gatzidis, C. and Gibson, D., 2009. Risky Business: A new approach to teaching risk assessments in sports. In: ELSIN XIV Learning in higher education - how style matters 17-19 June 2009 Bulle-en-Gruyere, Switzerland.
  • Wilding, A., 2008. An investigation into the diffusion of sport psychology by track and field athletes. In: BPS Inaugural Conference of the Division of Sport and Exercise Psychology 11-12 December 2008 London.
  • Wilding, A., 2008. The diffusion of sport psychology by athletes into track and field athletics. In: BPS Inaugural Conference of the Division of Sport and Exercise Psychology 11-12 December 2008 London.
  • Jackson, C. and Wilding, A., 2006. Releasing Creativity Through Visual Communication. Releasing the Potential: Developing Self-Motivated, Independent Lifelong Learners. In: Bournemouth University Learning and Teaching Development Day - Releasing the Potential: developing self-motivated, independent lifelong learners 16 May 2006 Bournemouth.

Theses

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Qualifications

  • BA (Hons) in Sport Studies with Business (Southampton Solent University, 2000)
  • MSc in Sports Science (Sport Psychology) (University of Chichester, 2001)

Memberships

  • BASES, Member,
  • BPS, Affiliate,
  • REPs, Level 3,
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