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Evelyn Carnegie is Head of Department of Sport and Physical Activity where she leads the Department’s senior management team and is also Programme Leader for its undergraduate sports therapy programme.

She joined Edge Hill in 1997 as a lecturer in Sports Psychology and was promoted to the role of Head of Department in 2001.  Since her appointment as Head of Department she has overseen the development and introduction of the current portfolio of programmes which led to a major expansion of the department.  She was awarded her PhD from the University of Ulster Jordanstown in 1997 following the completion of her BA (Hons) Sports Studies (1992) from the same institution.  Her teaching experience at Ulster included delivery of sports psychology modules at both undergraduate and post-graduate levels.

Research interests

Evelyn’s research focuses on visual perception and action in sport and skill acquisition with a particular emphasis on understanding the underpinning mechanisms of ocular motor control and its impact performance across a range of settings including sports performance and clinical education.

Education/Academic qualification

PhD, Ulster University

… → 1997

Sports Studies, BA, Ulster University

… → 1992

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Research Output 2012 2019

  • 3 Citations
  • 1 h-Index
  • 8 Poster
  • 3 Article
  • 1 Speech
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Scan Path Patterns in gymnastics coaching: Exploring the effects of skill complexity and coach experience

ELLISON, PAUL., Bretherton, D., Kearney, P., MARCHANT, DAVID. & CARNEGIE, EVELYN., 1 May 2019, (Accepted/In press).

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Visual Search Strategies in Experienced female Soccer penalty Takers: Response to five goalkeeper tactics.

ELLISON, PAUL., Dickins, Z., MARCHANT, DAVID., CRONIN, LORCAN. & CARNEGIE, EVELYN., 3 Jul 2018, (Accepted/In press).

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Differences in gaze behaviours during green reading of mixed ability golfers: A pilot study

Carnegie, E., Towers, S., Marchant, D. & Ellison, P., 12 Dec 2016.

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