Faculty of Biological Sciences

Dr Laura Britten

BSc PhD
Teaching Fellow in Exercise Psychology
School of Biomedical Sciences

Background: BSc (Hons) In Sport and Exercise Sciences (University of Leeds 2008-2011) PhD on BImanual Coordination After Incomplete Cervical Spinal Cord Injury (School of Biomedical Sciences, University of Leeds 2011-2015) Currently a Teaching Fellow in Sport and Exercise Psychology (School of Biomedical Sciences, University of Leeds 2015-present)

Contact:  Manton 6.85, +44(0) 113 34 30942, email address for  

Research Interests

The benefits of physical activity to psychological health and well-being.

Bimanual Coordination After Incomplete Cervical Spinal Cord Injury.

Dancing In Time: Feasibility and acceptability of a contemporary dance programme to modify risk factors for falling in community dwelling older adults.

 

Current Projects

Current undergraduate research projects include;

Exploring the effects of the coach-athlete relationship on collective efficacy and group cohesion in team sports.

The benefits of physical activity on psychological health and well-being in both undergraduate students and older adults.

 

Studentship information

Undergraduate project topics:

  • Exploring the effects of the Coach-Athlete Relationship on Collective Efficacy and Group Cohesion in Team Sports.
  • The benefits of physical activity on psychological health and well-being in both undergraduate students and older adults.

See also:

Modules managed

SPSC1031 - Motor Control: Foundations of Control and Learning
SPSC2115 - Social Psychology of Sport and Exercise
SPSC2315 - Social and Applied Psychology of Sport and Exercise

Modules taught

SPSC1031 - Motor Control: Foundations of Control and Learning
SPSC1211 - Tutorial and Practical Skills in Sport and Exercise Science
SPSC1225 - Physical Activity Across the Lifespan
SPSC2115/2315 - Applied and Social Psychology of Sport and Exercise
SPSC2308 - Motor Control: Learning and Implications for Sport, Exercise and Rehabilitation
SPSC2308/2031 - Motor Control
SPSC2315 - Social and Applied Psychology of Sport and Exercise
SPSC3061 - Research Project in Sport and Exercise Science II
SPSC3125 - Motor Control and Neurorehabilitation
SPSC3329 - Motor and Psychological Aspects of Rehabilitation