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Biography

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 

Education/Academic qualification

Skill Acquisition, PhD, Edge Hill University

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Research Output 2011 2019

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Further evidence against eye-hand coordination as a general ability

Ellison, P., Kearney, P., Sparks, A., Murphy, P. & Marchant, D., 7 Dec 2017, In : International Journal of Sports Science & Coaching.

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Aptitude
Hand
Equipment and Supplies
Sports
Coordination Complexes
learning
autonomy
self-efficacy
manipulation
lack

Knowledge and attitudes towards concussion in UK based male ice hockey players: a need for attitude change?

Hutchinson, S., Ellison, P., Levy, A. & Marchant, D., 7 Jan 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : International Journal of Sports Science and Coaching.

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wintersports
attitude change
Sports
amateur
history

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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Students’ perceptions of autonomy-supportive versus controlling teaching and basic need satisfaction versus frustration in relation to life skills development in PE

CRONIN, LORCAN., MARCHANT, DAVID., Allen, J., Mulvenna, C., Cullen, D., WILLIAMS, GARETH. & ELLISON, PAUL., 31 May 2019, In : Psychology of Sport & Exercise. 44, p. 79-89 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

need satisfaction
basic need
frustration
autonomy
Teaching

Activities 2010 2018

  • 3 Membership of group/panel
  • 1 Membership of network

European College of Sport Science (External organisation)

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The British Psychological Society (External organisation)

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The British Psychological Society (External organisation)

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20102016

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Vitae (External organisation)

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20102015

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Thesis

Eye-Hand Coordination: An Exploration of Measurement and Different Training Methods Using the SVT

Author: ELLISON, P., 17 Jun 2015

Supervisor: MARCHANT, D. (Director of Studies), MURPHY, P. (Supervisor) & Sparks, A. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

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