Dr Claire Rossato 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)