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    Dr Paul Ellison is a Senior Lecturer in Sport & Exercise Psychology at the Department of Sport and Physical Activity at Edge Hill University, England. His main research areas are Skill Acquisition and Visual Perception and Action in Sport, focussing on how information is perceived by the human visual system and how it is employed to support actions in a sporting context.

    He is a member of the Applied Performance Psychology Group at Edge Hill. The primary research areas are: 

    ·    Skill Aquisition 

    ·    Exercise Psychology

    ·    Sport Psychology     

    ·    Life Skills Development   

    Paul is Module Leader for Fundamental Sport and Exercise Psychology and Skill Acquisition in Sport at the University. From an applied perspective he has worked with a range of teams providing Sport Science support, notably within English Premiership Football; Women’s International U-19 Football; English Division 2 Football; GB Equestrian Development Team; GB Taekwondo Team; Engage Super League (Rugby League); Maccabi GB Futsal Team; and Skill Acquisition support for a local table tennis club.

    Paul is a member of the following committees at EHU:

    Departmental member of the Research Committee

    Departmental member of the Ethics Committee

    Sport and Exercise Science member on the Student Attainment and Acaemic Performance Committee 

    Expertise related to UN Sustainable Devlopment Goals

    In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

    • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
    • SDG 13 - Climate Action

    Education/Academic qualification

    Skill Acquisition, PhD, Edge Hill University

    Award Date: 20 Apr 2015

    Research Groups

    • Sport, Work & Health Research Group


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