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Dr Claire Rossato

Claire Rossato PhD, MSc, PGCE, PGCLT (HE), CPsychol, AFBPsS, CSci, SFHEA

Dr Claire Rossato

Claire J.L. Rossato
PhD, MSc, PGCE, PGCLT (HE), CPsychol, AFBPsS, CSci, SFHEA

Senior Lecturer in Sport and Exercise Psychology

Department of Life & Sports Sciences

Faculty of Engineering & Science

Claire joined the University of Greenwich in 2017 as a Senior Lecturer in Sport and Exercise Psychology. She teaches on a variety of different courses within the area of her expertise. Regarding research, she is interested in the area of stress and how this impacts sport performance. In addition, examining the impact of exercise on mental wellbeing and research within the area of resilience.

She currently works as a Sport Psychology consultant for the Talented Athlete Scholarship Scheme (TASS) and the Advanced Apprenticeship Sporting Excellence (AASE) programme delivering psychological support for athletes.

Claire has been involved with various Paralympic and Olympic athletes providing psychological support and has worked at the London 2012 and Rio 2016 Olympic Games and the 2014 Glasgow Commonwealth Games.

Previously held posts:
2009-2010: University of West London: Lecturer in Sport and Exercise Psychology
2010-2013: Canterbury Christ Church University: Lecturer in Sport and Exercise Psychology/Ph.D. student
2013-2014: University of Westminster: Research Fellow in Human and Health Sciences
2014-2016: Senior Lecturer in Sport and Exercise Sciences (Sport and Exercise Psychology) and Programme Leader

Education:
BSc Hons Sport and Exercise Sciences: Canterbury Christ Church University
MSc Sport Psychology: Brunel University
PGCE: University of West London
PGCLT (HE): Canterbury Christ Church University
Ph.D. : Canterbury Christ Church University (Ph.D. thesis entitled 'Toward an Understanding of Challenge and Threat in Athletes)

Claire is responsible for delivering aspect of Sport and Exercise Psychology on the Sports Science BSc, Hons, Sports Science with Coaching BSc, Hons and Sports Science with Professional Football Coaching BSc Hons.

Gordon Underwood Prize for the most outstanding academic work in Sport and Exercise Psychology (Canterbury Christ Church University, 2006).

Best Oral Presentation: 5th International Conference in Sport and Exercise Science (2014, Pattaya, Thailand)

Professional Qualifications/Fellowships:
Associate Fellow of the British Psychological Society (AFBPsS)
British Association of Sport and Exercise Science (BASES) Accredited Sport and Exercise Scientist (Psychological Support & Research)
Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (SFHEA)

Memberships:
Association of Applied Sport Psychology (AASP)
British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences (BASES)
Chartered Psychologist (CPsychol): British Psychological Society
Chartered Scientist (CSci): The Science Council
Division of Sport and Exercise Psychology (DSEP)
International Society of Sport Psychology (ISSP)
North American Society for the Psychology of Sport and Physical Activity (NASPSPA)

Currently Claire is involved in several projects.  She is examining Challenge and Threat regarding Sport Performance; furthermore, she is working with colleagues examining resilience from a multidisciplinary perspective with reference workplace related performance.  She is also involved on a project examining the use of exercise within HIV patients at the University of Greenwich.

Funded research projects

Creating High-performance Business Leadership through Enhanced Resilience- Awarded an internal grant of £2k (Anglia Ruskin University; Life Science Development Fund) to examine further resilience within the workplace and the impact of psychological and physiological aspects upon resilience. This project is ongoing and it is hoped that it will lead to further external research funding applications.

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